The Eagle Eye

End of an era

Santa Margarita Ice Hockey Team take home third place at Nationals.
Marcus Kim, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

Recently the Santa Margarita ice hockey team got back from Omaha Nebraska after competing for their third straight National Championship. The Eagles, unfortunately, ended up placing third in the nation...

Recruiting 101

Recruiting 101

Tips for high school athletes to showcase their recruiting profiles to colleges.
Domi Drust, Social-Media Editor April 4, 2021

As high school approaches, a buzz circulates the sports community on the start of the recruiting process. Suddenly young athletes are expected to check off many tasks in order to get the college recruited...

A roaring restart

The football team begins a six-game season and prepares to show what they have worked on for the past eight months.
Roman Sergi, Sports Editor March 12, 2021
"We have great players and think this is our time to succeed."

Vicky Zhang prepares to send the ball flying through the court as she practices for her matches.

Swinging into a new season

Catherine Bryson, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Feet planted, heart pumping, Vicky Zhang swings, hitting the ball across the court. A new season of tennis has begun. March of 2020 saw not only school closures, but also sports seasons cut short and...

Football stands for the Alma Mater after a HOCO win.

Finally a touchdown

After endless waiting and training, there is finally a high school football season.
Maddy Sherwood, Staff Writer March 9, 2021
"Our bond as a team has never been better, and due to us practicing every week, we have grown very close to each other and our ability to work as a team is at an all-time high," said Auriemma, "I think we will do well this year."

The billion dollar athlete

Lebron James is projected to surpass a billion dollar
Devon Nguyen, Opinion Editor March 3, 2021

At the ripe age of 36, Lebron James continues to prove that he doesn’t plan on ending his career anytime soon. His over-decade-long career in the NBA has won him multiple awards and championships, as...

SuperBowl Recap

The 2021 Super Bowl makes history.
Marcus Kim, Staff Writer February 10, 2021
Tom Brady got his 4th Super Bowl MVP and 7th Superbowl ring.

Success in Sports During a Pandemic

Multiple professional sport leagues have held and completed their respective seasons in light of the coronavirus.
Roman Sergi, Sports Editor February 10, 2021
Whether looking after athletes who have contracted COVID-19 or regular people, front-line health care workers have made a huge difference. 

Best in the world

Covid restrictions affect the Ice Hockey World Juniors Championship.
Marcus Kim, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

In this weird time of COVID 19 most sports have compromised to let athletes compete. This is the same situation for the 45th annual Ice Hockey World Juniors Championship taking place in Edmonton, Alberta...

A trip to Texas

A trip to Texas

The ice hockey team will be competing in the Lone Star Invitational in Texas this January.
Marcus Kim, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

With COVID 19 delaying many sports seasons in California, teams found ways to keep their game sharp. Santa Margarita’s Varsity D1 Ice Hockey team are preparing for tournaments in states with lax restrictions. From...

Looking for new paths

Club sports are important opportunities for players.
Sofia O'Keefe, Staff Writer December 16, 2020
Club sports. Notorious for their crowded tournaments, rowdy parents, and lengthy travel weekends to cities in what players often describe as ‘the middle of nowhere.’ Despite its unconventionality, these events are considered the paramount for high schoolers who play sports. 
Local high schoolers play football on Thanksgiving morning at Lake Forest Sports Park. Since high school football seasons in California have been pushed back, the Turkey Bowl was a fun way to have some kind of football game.

Turkey Bowl tradition

Each year on Thanksgiving morning, a group of local teens gather to watch and play football together.
Maddy Sherwood, Staff Writer December 16, 2020
Down, set, hike! The wide receiver runs long, as the quarterback quickly completes his pass to him. With one second left on the clock, he rushes the ball into the end zone…touchdown!
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