Saturday, August 8, 2020

Emily Glover

Emily is the publishing coordinator for High School Illustrated — and she loves receiving new content! She is a recent journalism graduate from the University of Kansas. Her favorite sport to participate in is track and field. Her favorite sport to watch is basketball. Rock chalk, Jayhawk!

#HSIOC Roundup: Orange County Homecoming Spirit and More

Our weekly collection of the best Instagram shots from around the county. If your school wasn’t represented or you think you can do better, tag your Instagram photos #HSIOC! Click on each picture to enlarge.

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Photos: Newport Harbor Water Polo

The Newport Harbor water polo team remains undefeated in Sunset League play for the season after a 14-2 league win against Fountain Valley. Check out some great pictures from the game in the Newport Harbor photo album. The Newport Harbor players hope the continue their winning streak during the “Battle of the Bay” game versus Corona del Mar. The match …

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Think You Can Do Better? Share Orange County Instagram Shots!

A collection of the best Instagram shots from around the county. If your school wasn’t represented or you think you can do better, tag your Instagram photos #HSIOC! Click on each picture to enlarge.

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Injured Quarterback Honored as Athlete of the Month

Johnny Stanton’s senior year seemed to be off to a great start. After returning from a CIF and State Championship his junior year, Stanton was poised to dominate again. Then, during a September game, Stanton tore his ACL — and his high school playing career came to an end. The disappointment was shared not just by the Santa Margarita football …

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El Modena Editorial: Should Boardsports be in the Olympics?

With the 2012 Olympics just recently ending, many fans cheer with pride and wish better-luck-next-time to their favorite teams and athletes. But what about all the different boardsports such as surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding and wakeboarding? All have come from humble beginnings and made great names for themselves. Now that they have accomplished gaining the media, sponsors and fans one can’t …

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PacSun Surfers Have Orange County Connections

Southern California is home to some of the world’s elite surfers — and many of them are still in high school. Here’s a look at the professional PacSun team. Boys Kolohe Andino Hometown: San Clemente Profile: 5’10”, 150 lbs. Sponsors: Nike 6.0, Red Bull, Target Accomplishments: Andino has won nine National Scholastic Surfing Association championships. He holds records for being …

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Local Diver to Compete in World Junior Championship

Camryn Hidalgo, a diminutive 13-year-old diver from Mission Viejo, is making a big splash in the world of competitive diving. Next week, she’ll take on her biggest stage yet during the FINA World Junior Championships in Adelaide, Australia. Hidalgo qualified by placing first in the 1-meter event during the 2012 Junior National Diving Championships in August. She also placed second …

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Olympic Recap: How Did O.C. Stars Fare?

Nearly 80 athletes with Orange County connections competed in the 2012 London Olympics. Here’s a look back on how some of the big stars fared… Misty May-Treanor Sport: Beach volleyball O.C. Connection: Newport Harbor High School graduate Results: May-Treanor and her partner Kerri Walsh Jennings won their third consecutive Olympic gold medals. Afterward, both women announced their retirements from professional …

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Vandals Hit the World-Famous Mission Viejo Diving Club

During the weekend of Sept. 29-30, the Mission Viejo Nadadores’ dive office was broken into and the complex was vandalized.  Practice at the world-famous club was canceled on Monday, Oct. 1, as police investigated the scene. According to a statement from the club, vandals threw a large cement block through the glass door of the office and flipped a 1-meter …

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Santa Margarita Boys Cross-Country: Jog-a-Thon For the Janics

On the morning of Sept. 5, the Santa Margarita boys cross-country team took to the track for the annual jog-a-thon. This year’s event was dedicated to sophomore Ryan Janics, who was diagnosed with cancer last year and is currently undergoing treatment. Motivated to raise money for the Janics family, the 21 cross-country runners and two coaches withstood 90-degree weather to …

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