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    BYMS String Orchestra, Performing Band, and Jazz Band Perform at PYLUSD Area Night Concerts

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    Mrs. Masone Selects 8th Grader Katherine Farer as Student of the Week

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    Ellie Zakharia is Chosen as Social Studies Student of the Week by Mr. Shen

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    BYMS Performing Band and Orchestra Set to Participate in the SCSBOA Music Festival

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The student news site of Bernardo Yorba Middle School

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The student news site of Bernardo Yorba Middle School

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NFL COVID-19 Restrictions: Pre-Season Canceled but Play Moves Forward

NFL COVID-19 Restrictions: Pre-Season Canceled but Play Moves Forward

Nathan Winchell, Reporter December 14, 2020

The National Football League (NFL) will finish their 100th season of football amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This season's guidelines and rules are different from the other seasons with the main fact that...

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“Whole New Game”: the NBA 2020 Bubble Season

Amir Chaudhry, Jacob Le, and James Makridis November 19, 2020

“As baseball and football have struggled to return during the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA's restart in a bubble has been, largely successful.” NBA commissioner Adam Silver stated at the Orlando NBA...

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Water Polo Treads Carefully During COVID-19

Angelo Messina, Reporter November 10, 2020

The East water polo team continues to train for the competition despite COVID-19 prohibitions against ball handling and 16 new rules. Ashley Haney of the East water polo team speaks out about the specifics.   “Normally...

COVID-19 Impacts Cal South Soccer Athletes for the Indefinite Future

COVID-19 Impacts Cal South Soccer Athletes for the Indefinite Future

Travis Rivera, Sports Editor October 26, 2020

“Get us back on the field and let us police this,” Cal South President Bob Turner said in an interview with the Matador Messenger. On March 13, 2020, all youth competitive soccer in Southern California...

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California Collegiate Athletes Will be Able to Earn Endorsement Money

Kelly Garrity, Hailey Whittaker , and Rylie Whittaker October 28, 2019

 California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Senate Bill 206, also known as "pay to play", which will allow all collegiate student-athletes to be paid through endorsements. The bill will go into effect...

Big, Gigantic, Significant Trades Might Transform NBA Season

Big, Gigantic, Significant Trades Might Transform NBA Season

Amir Chuadhry, Joshua Moon, and Brad Sakoda October 16, 2019

 “Like you said, it’s a process, it’s a journey and we all have a focus and go and we’ll figure it out tomorrow how we’re gonna get there,” Toronto Raptor’s small forward Kawhi Leonard,...

Aztec Football is on a Winning Streak

Aztec Football is on a Winning Streak

Jonas Nunez, Reporter October 15, 2019

Esperanza’s varsity football team, with a winning season start of 6 wins and 1 loss, have become surprisingly good contenders in the league with new head coach at the helm, Wes Choate, formerly of from...

Equity for US Womens Soccer Team: Proctor and Gamble Steps Up while Negotiations Continue.

Equity for US Women’s Soccer Team: Proctor and Gamble “Steps Up” while Negotiations Continue.

Teegan Tserpes, Reporter August 8, 2019

 The US Soccer Federation pays  the Men’s National team 1 million dollars  yearly to be divided amongst all of the players but the federation pays the Women’s team $250,000, which is divided among...

A young fan is carted away after being hit with a foul ball hit by Los Angeles Dodgers Cody Bellinger during the first inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Experts Agree that Netting in MLB Stadiums Can Prevent Fan Injuries and Deaths

Noah Lee, Reporter July 10, 2019

Every year, at least 1,750 fans injured in a MLB games.  ESPN reporter, Jeff Passan,  stated on SportsCenter that,  "MLB parks need full protective netting before it is too late." In the past decade,...

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Oklahoma City Thunder Celebrate Ten Years As a Franchise

John Murray and Brian Kee July 23, 2018

The Oklahoma City Thunder are celebrating ten years as a franchise, including one trip to the NBA Finals. The Thunder started out in 2008 and made the NBA FINALS just 4 years after. After drafting...

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