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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

Utility player sophomore Dylan Loh (right) looks to pass the ball to a teammate while fighting off a Garden Grove High School defender during a Tuesday, Sept. 14, home game.

Boys water polo trounces Garden Grove 18-5

Esther Oh September 16, 2021

The Lancers broke their preseason four-game losing streak Tuesday, Sept. 14, after defeating Garden Grove 18-5 in a home water polo game. “We had a tough weekend. ... so I think we were a very hungry...

Freshman Daniela Borruel hits a forehand volley at a Sept. 10 pre-season game against El Dorado at the Sunny Hills courts.

GIRLS TENNIS PREVIEW: Ranked No. 4 nationally, freshman newcomer aims to help the Lady Lancers win Freeway League title

Henry Lee September 14, 2021

Coaches: Chris Ghareebo (head coach)  Top Returning Players: Natalija Glavy (12),  Crystal Kim (11), Carolyn Tran (12) Top Newcomers: Daniela Borruel (9) Last season: The Lady Lancers ended...

Opposite hitter senior Sophia Freiboth winds up for a serve during an Aug. 11 practice. The Lady lancers are 2-4 leading up to their first Freeway League season game against La Habra High School at 5:30 p.m. tonight, Sept. 13, in the gym.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW: Lady Lancers ready to ‘spike’ into Freeway League season

Kristima Aryal September 13, 2021

Coach: Amanda Donaldson (head coach), Katie Pascoe (assistant coach), Madison Rumenap (assistant coach), Jane St. Paul (assistant coach), Allison Wong (assistant coach), Elyse Yoon (assistant coach) Top...

Defender senior Anika Osborne in an April 20 home game against La Habra. Osborne has made a verbal commitment to play for the girls soccer team at the University of
California, Irvine.

Senior girls soccer player heading to Irvine to join the Anteaters

Alex Lee September 9, 2021

Senior Anika Osborne is a legacy student.  Her mom, Christina Osborne, played soccer as a defender for Sunny Hills from 1982-1984. Christina Osborne — along with her older brother, Jaron, also an...

Junior Carson Kim keeps track of his shot during the 2020 Junior Players Championships in Florida.

‘Tee-riffic’ junior top golfer set to join the Trojans after verbal commitment

Esther Oh September 8, 2021

When junior Carson Kim started playing golf at the age of 7, he didn’t expect to be recognized as one of the greatest players in Sunny Hills history, and he certainly didn’t expect to be...

Cross country runner sophomore Jaden Wiggs jogs down the SH parking lot during an Aug. 10 morning cross country practice.

CROSS COUNTRY PREVIEW: Second-year cross country coach looks for Freeway League success in the upcoming season

Kristima Aryal August 31, 2021

Coach: Jacob Holloway (head coach) Top Returning Runners: Noah Flores (12), Zachary Gomez (12), Esther Kim (10), Katelyn Marin (10), Silas Procaccini (10) Top Newcomers: Lauren Angelus (12), Zach...

Junior Katie Pyo hits a tee shot during a practice round after school at Break Creek Golf Course in Brea on Thursday, Aug 19.

GIRLS GOLF PREVIEW: Lady Lancers look to finish deeper into CIF playoffs for team and individuals

Rachel Yun August 25, 2021

Coaches: Scott Enrico (head coach), David Fenstermaker (assistant coach), Ron Newton (assistant coach) Top Returning Players: Lauren Choi (12), Yurang Li (10), Katie Pyo (11)  Top Newcomers:  Olivia...

Running back junior David Mahood gets ready to push away a Canyon High School defensive back in the first quarter to earn some extra yards Aug. 20 at Buena Park High School stadium. Mahood had four touchdown runs and recorded 209 rushing yards, helping the Lancers overpower the Comanches 41-12 in their first preseason game of the 2021-2022 season.

Lancers dominate Canyon in football non-league opener with 41-12 win

Grace Johnson and Henry Lee August 23, 2021

Accolade sports editor Rachel Yun contributed to this story. “This is our house! This is our house!”  Those words echoed loud and clear from around 1,000 fans Friday, Aug. 20, standing in the...

Senior Nathan Kim passes the ball to his teammates during drills in summer practice Aug. 5 at the Sunny Hills pool.

BOYS WATER POLO PREVIEW: Lancers dive into season with a veteran lineup

Rachel Yun August 19, 2021

Coaches: Keith Nighswonger (head coach), Sergio Dorrego (assistant coach), Jordan Jaime (assistant coach)  Top Returning Players: Nick Barkero (12), Jeremiah Guerrero (11), Nathan Kim (12), Andrew...

Second-year quarterback senior Max Spero runs with a football while dodging the defense during a summer camp scrimmage Aug. 5 at the Sunny Hills field. The team prepared for its upcoming season with three hour-long practices that began June 21.

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Sunny Hills football seeking to bring home another CIF championship, win Freeway League

Henry Lee August 19, 2021

Coaches: Peter Karavedas (head coach), Ron Newton (assistant head coach/defensive line/special teams), David Wilde (offensive coordinator/RB’s), Bruce Wallace (offensive line), Joseph Karavedas (wide...

Rising senior Abigail Hahm jumps to victory as she sprints toward the finish line during a 100-meter hurdle event June 5 at Moorpark High School. Hahm placed first in her heat with a personal best of 16.54 advancing to the California Interscholastic Federation Finals June 12.

Rising senior advances to June 12 CIF final in girls 100-meter hurdles

Sydnee Tallant June 7, 2021

One Lady Lancer track athlete advanced to the June 12 California Interscholastic Federation [CIF] final after placing first in her race during the CIF-Southern Section preliminaries at Moorpark High School...

Senior forward Jazmin Montalvo (left) moves around her opponent during an April 20 2-1 win over the La Habra Highlanders. Montalvo, the last of four other siblings who have graduated from Sunny Hills, has committed to attend Biola University in La Mirada.

The last of the Montalvos: Senior forward on girls soccer reflects on being a legacy student – the fifth and last athlete in her family to graduate from Sunny Hills

Divya Bharadwaj May 27, 2021

Senior Jazmin Montalvo is the fifth – and last – in her family to graduate from Sunny Hills.  While not everyone played soccer, Montalvo said she felt the need to bring the determination of her...

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