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Senior Kayla Alamos (above) puts her left arm around senior Kylie Yang to demonstrate the referees position during wrestling practice on Wednesday Nov. 16, in Room 153.

GIRLS WRESTLING PREVIEW: New coach, increase in athletes raise expectations for season

Nathan Lee, Staff Reporter January 27, 2023

Coaches: Matthew Acosta (head coach), Ethan Nguyen (assistant coach), David Park (assistant coach) Top Returning Players: Kayla Alamos (11), Jenna Park (12), Kylie Yang (12) Top Newcomers: Karina...

Utility player senior Sofia Smith prepares to shoot the ball during a Tuesday, Jan. 17, practice at the Sunny Hills’ aquatics pool.

GIRLS WATER POLO PREVIEW: Lady Lancers shoot for a CIF title as well as securing their sixth Freeway League title

Aiden Park, Arts & Entertainment Editor January 24, 2023

Coaches: Keith Nighswonger (head coach), Sergio Durango (assistant coach), Jordan Jaime (assistant coach) Top Returning Players: Jamie Cho (12), Ariana Choi (12), Brooke Shiohama (12), Sofia Smith (12) Top...

Midfielder junior Isabel Miramontes winds up to kick the ball into the netting during a Nov. 14, 2022, after school practice on the Sunny Hills field.

GIRLS SOCCER PREVIEW: With new head coach, Lady Lancers aim to continue with yearly goal of finishing season among the top in the Freeway League

Stacy Kim, Staff Reporter January 23, 2023

Coach: Antonio Arenas (head coach), Sergio Miramontes (assistant coach) Top Returning Players: Cheyenne Dohan (12), Isabel Miramontes (11), Isabella Ramirez (12), Celine Villasenor (11), Lauren Won...

Forward junior Issac Morales prepares to pass the ball on Wednesday, Jan. 11, during an away game against Buena Park High School at Buena Park High School stadium.

BOYS SOCCER PREVIEW: Returning as CIF champions, the Lancers strive for another trophy this season

Henry Lee, Web Editor-in-Chief January 19, 2023

Coaches: Mike Schade (head coach), Christopher Ahn (assistant coach), Jordan Brinkley (assistant coach), Jonathan Burtea (assistant coach), David Torres (assistant coach), Logan Williams (assistant coach) Top...

Guard senior Johann Kwon dribbles the basketball during a home game against Western Christian High School on Nov. 15, 2022.

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Lancers look to claim Freeway League title with 4 returning starters

Grace Min, Sports Editor January 12, 2023

Coaches: Joe Ok (head coach), Darius Durham (assistant coach), Don Shaw (assistant coach) Top Returners: Sean Cal (12), Johann Kwon (12), Chad Nguyen (12), Justin Shim (11) Top Newcomers: Kingsley...

Power forward junior Silvia Lee prepares to shoot the ball in a drill during her Nov. 15 practice after school in the Sunny Hills gym.

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Lady Lancers strive for better team play, league championship title

Susie Kim, News Editor December 22, 2022

Coaches: Jae Byun (head coach), Christina Chong (assistant coach), Andrew Guavera (assistant coach), Christopher Vogt (assistant coach) Top Returning Players: Erin Choi (11), Natalie Do (11), Rebecca...

Baseball center fielder junior Tyler Simkins (left) and Dance Production member junior Addison Cannon balance on steppers during their Friday, Oct. 7, joint workout session during sixth period.

DANCING WITH THE BOYS: Baseball team joins Dance Production in first joint workouts

Euree Kim, Staff Reporter December 9, 2022

Daddy Yankee’s “Gasolina” starts blasting from the speakers in Room 130, the dance room, during sixth period. Sophomore Dance Production [DP] member Lauren Bromley starts the zumba workout, hopping...

Setter senior Stacy Kim jumps up to block the oncoming ball during the second set of the CIF-SS playoffs against The Archer School for Girls on Oct. 22. The Lady Lancers won the match 3-0, which qualifies them for the quarterfinal round on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Girls volleyball advances to CIF-SS quarterfinals after sweeping The Archer School for Girls

Irene Sheen, Special Sections Editor October 24, 2022

Winning in straight sets at home against The Archer School for Girls Panthers on Saturday, Oct. 22, the girls volleyball team heads to its first CIF-SS quarterfinals match since 2016. “It’s phenomenal,...

Senior Division 1 commit Kelsey Kim takes a swing during a tournament at the Stallion Mountain Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, July 1.

GAME BALL: La Habra transfer, Division 1 commit makes her mark on the greens

Grace Min, Sports Editor October 14, 2022

As soon as senior Kelsey Kim picked up a golf club at 5 years old, the sport quickly became a crucial part of her life and her future. Following her father who played golf and earned his teaching license...

Senior Nathan Lee runs past players of the Fullerton Union High School football team during the Sept. 30 homecoming game held at Buena Park High School’s stadium. The Lancers won the game 14-13, setting their Freeway League record at 1-0.

Lancers hold off Fullerton Tribe 14-13 in Sept. 30 homecoming game, Freeway League opener

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2022

Five years.  Those years amounted to the winning streak the Sunny Hills football team has over the Fullerton Union High School Tribe. And last week, the streak continued – but barely. After...

Football head coach David Wilde instructs his players on an offensive play in a Sept. 9 home game against Brea Olinda.

Coach Wilde’s Upturn: Journey from CIF winning team player to head coach

Aiden Park, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 27, 2022

His efforts on the Sunny Hills football team led to two Freeway League titles. In 1990, he played defensive back and wide receiver on the Lancer football squad that won a CIF title. New head football...

Co-captain senior Veronica Diaz, a top returning player on the girls tennis team this season, gets ready to hit a forehand at a practice on Sept. 6 at Sunny Hills.

GIRLS TENNIS PREVIEW: Lady Lancers aim to repeat as Freeway League champs while making another run for a CIF title

Seowon Han, Copy Editor September 23, 2022

Coach: Chris Ghareebo (head coach) Top Returning Players: Daniela Borruel (10), Veronica Diaz (12), Crystal Kim (12), Lauren Sung (11) Top Newcomers: Madison Pyo (9), Amy Roh (10) Last Season:...

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