Sunday, September 22, 2019

Newport Harbor Water Polo Cinches Undefeated League Season

The Newport Harbor water polo team finished official league play with a 17-2 win against Marina on Oct. 31. This is the Newport Harbor water polo team’s fourth consecutive undefeated year in the Sunset League. As the designated Senior Night, the victory was particularly sweet for the graduating members of the team. All seven seniors managed to score a goal …

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Fashionomics LIVE! Offers Early Internship Opportunities

Internships, part-time jobs and behind-the-scene visits to top companies in the Orange County are not reserved for college students. In fact, with the help of Fashionomics LIVE!, high school girls are getting the chance to see what the real world is all about. Fashionomics LIVE! was started Orange County and is led by college interns. It is currently made up …

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Santa Margarita Model United Nations Members Take England

Fourteen members of Santa Margarita’s Model United Nations team recently attended the Royal Russell Model United Nations Conference held in East Croydon, United Kingdom. During the conference, the students broke up into teams to represent the counties of Chile, Sudan and Kenya in a mock United Nations trial. Throughout the four-day conference, representatives from each country debated economic, political and …

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Editorial: Used Correctly, Techology is a Valuable Learning Aid

Smart phones, e-readers and tablets are often seen in the hands of the average 21st century student. Technology’s rapid pace of innovation provides students with resources to get through their studies. Especially apparent in Orange County, schools are working to productively implement technology in the classroom in order to help students learn. The use of technology in schools provides students …

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San Clemente Tackles Tesoro in Comeback Victory

After losing four consecutive football games, the San Clemente Triton’s hopes of making it to the Pac-5 Division playoffs were in doubt before the Oct. 26 league game against the Tesoro Titans. Then, when Tesoro was ahead 21-7 with little more than three minutes left, San Clemente’s playoff dreams seemed even more distant. But the Tritons rallied. Aided by first-time …

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#HSIOC Roundup: School Spirit

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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Running In Two: The Eisele Sisters From San Clemente

San Clemente cross-country star Melissa Eisele has many accomplishments under her belt. As a sophomore, she ran with her high school Division I team all the way to the CIF championship awards podium. Melissa has also been a part of the Orange County All-County Cross-Country Team and has been deemed the most valuable player for the girls’ Triton cross-country team since her freshmen year. Melissa’s …

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Editorial: The Reason Fad Diets Fail

“Eat cookies! Lose weight!” proclaimed an advertisement in a magazine I was recently flipping through. In spite of myself, I hesitated. I didn’t care about losing weight, but the eating cookies part? That sounded pretty good… No denying it, I have a weak spot for cookies. I sometimes wish I could eat them for every meal. So then, a diet …

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Notable Alumni From Southern Orange County High Schools

We all know that Southern Orange County is home to some pretty big stars. But, did you know that many of them used to walk the same hallways as you? Here’s a list of sports stars, award-winning musicians and prominent actors who you may share an alma mater with one day. Let us know if we missed any big celebrities …

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Should Teenagers Care About the 2012 Presidential Election?

Walking in the hallways of a high school these days, all anyone tends to hear is whether Obama’s or Romney’s plan is superior to the other. However, as teenagers, it is difficult to comprehend what is actually happening in the world around us. We may have heard about the debates that are going on, but do we know the full …

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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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University High School: Water Polo With a Side of Life Lessons

He’s only been at the job for a few years, but Andy Coffman, the head coach of the University High School water polo team, has already made a big splash: The varsity squad is among the top 10 in the county. But, don’t spend too much time complimenting Coffman. “They are the ones doing the work,” he says of the …

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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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