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Esperanza Volleyball Finishes Season 26 – 6

Esperanza Volleyball Finishes Season 26 - 6

Alexis Talke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 11, 2017

“Players must trust each other and trust the coaching staff.” stated Esperanza Varsity Volleyball coach Isaac Owens. Esperanza's Varsity team had finished with 26 wins and 6 losses throughout the whole season. Coach Owens has currently been coaching for 30 years and in those years he has won 6 C...

EHS Women’s Lacrosse Builds With Early Successes During Season

EHS Women's Lacrosse Builds With Early Successes During Season

Eleni Katsivalis, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017

“On the field, we had a few early wins against two potential playoff teams, University (Irvine) and Great Oak (Temecula), as well as wins in our first round of league play against Santiago (Corona) and Yorba Linda,” stated Brian Eisenberg, Esperanza High School’s Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach. ...

BYMS Track Team Wins PYLUSD R.E.A.C.H Foundation Track Meet

BYMS Track Team Wins PYLUSD R.E.A.C.H Foundation Track Meet

Lauren Farer and Matthew Kim

April 28, 2017

The BYMS Track Team was the overall winner with 35 medals out of 36 events, of the 2017 PYLUSD R.E.A.C.H. Foundation Track Meet, held on April 5, 2017 at Yorba Linda High School. Bernardo athletes won 15 first place medals, 14 second place medals, and 6 third place medals. BYMS competed against Y...

Nashville Predators Rookie Kevin Fiala Suffers Broken Femur

Nashville Predators Rookie Kevin Fiala Suffers Broken Femur

Ethan Brocki, Reporter

April 28, 2017

In Game 1 of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Nashville Predators rookie, Kevin Fiala, suffered a lower-body injury in a collision with the boards, on Wednesday, April 26, stated foxsports.com. Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo was back checking his way to his net, trying to stop Fiala from scoring and ended up p...

NHL will not be Participating in 2018 Winter Olympics

NHL will not be Participating in 2018 Winter Olympics

Ethan Brocki, Reporter

April 18, 2017

NHL announced on Monday, April 3rd, 2017,  that their players will not be participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea according to usatoday.com. Commissioner Gary Bettman has said in the past months that the owners were against Olympic participation for many reasons. Among them was the 17-day break in February, stated NHL.com. In the United States, 73 percent of fans stated that they were not in favor and in Canada 53 percent were against the break, according to NHL.com. "I think the overwhelming sentiment of the teams is that it's very disruptive in the seas...

Tony Romo Retires From The NFL

Tony Romo Retires From The NFL

Naveed Ramin, Reporter

April 18, 2017

After 14 years in the NFL, former NFL quarterback Tony Romo announced his retirement from the NFL on April 3rd. Tony Romo will go on to be a broadcaster for CBS, according to espn.com. "It was a very difficult decision. I went back and forth a number of times," stated Romo in a conference. He will tak...

Auston Matthews Sets Two Records With One Goal

Auston Matthews Sets Two Records With One Goal

Kaylee Barkley, Sports Editor

April 7, 2017

Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs center, scored his 39th goal of the season, setting a record for most goals scored by U.S.-born NHL rookie in one season, according to espn.com. Matthews, 19, scored his 39th goal in his 79th game in the first period, which moved him past Neal Broten for most goals scored by a U.S.-born rookie, according to nhl.com. The goal was also Matthews’ 67th point of the season, which broke th...

Lionel Messi Banned After Insulting an Assistant Referee

Lionel Messi Banned After Insulting an Assistant Referee

Kabir Singh, STEM Editor

April 6, 2017

Lionel Messi,  Argentine professional soccer player who for the Spanish club FC Barcelona and Argentina national team recieved a four-game ban after he directly insulted an assistant referee in the World Cup qualifying game when playing against Chile on Tuesday, March 21, according to espnfc.com. Th...

YLHS Women’s Water Polo Focuses on “Success in the Classroom, Pool, And Life”

YLHS Women's Water Polo Focuses on

Eleni Katsivalis, Sports Editor

March 29, 2017

“One of our freshmen was able to earn her way up to varsity throughout the year and became a huge asset to the varsity team,” stated Coach Jessica Kaer, Yorba Linda High School’s Head Women’s Water Polo Coach in an interview with the Matador Messenger. “We also have a large group of juniors, th...

Barno and Jepjurgat Win the 32nd Los Angeles Marathon

Barno and Jepjurgat Win the 32nd Los Angeles Marathon

Korey Barnes and Naveed Ramin

March 23, 2017

Tens of thousands of people ran in the 32nd Los Angeles Marathon, which held on Sunday, March 19, according to lamarathon.com. Elisha Barno and Helen Jepjurgat won the LA marathon with ease, according to latimes.com. “Barno finished in a time of two hours, 11 minutes and 52 seconds, while Jepkurgat crossed the finish line after two hours, 34 minute...

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