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Guard freshman Taylor Parra drives toward the basket during Wednesdays home game against Sonora. Parra scored six points total.

Girls basketball loses to Sonora 53-36

Kristima Aryal, Web Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2021

In a hard-fought game against the Raiders, the Sunny Hills girls basketball team lost to Sonora 53-36 Wednesday when the Raiders pulled away late in the second half. “Sonora was just bigger, stronger...

Defender senior Acira Mehta (left) maneuvers around a Highlander opponent during an April 20 2-1 victory over La Habra.

Sunny Hills girls soccer team overcomes Highlanders 2-1

Rachel Yun, Sports Editor April 21, 2021

Undefeated in the Freeway League, girls soccer secured another win against La Habra after defeating the Highlanders 2-1 in an April 20 home game. “We couldn’t get a quick start on the game, but...

CW’s reboot of 1970s ‘Kung Fu’ featuring female lead pulls the right punches

Sydney Lee, Cub Reporter April 21, 2021

The CW (Channel 5 or KTLA for those who don’t watch TV in Southern California) has taken up some recent reboots of TV series from the past. “Dynasty,” which was released in 2017 and returns for...

BTS and Halsey collaborated together to release the song “Boy With Luv” on April 19, 2019. Fans believe that both were robbed by the Grammys when BTS’ single, “Dynamite,” received a nomination for the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category in the Grammys on Nov. 24 but lost to Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s song, “Rain on Me,” during the Recording Academy’s awards ceremony March 14 and when Halsey did not receive a nomination at all.

I won’t support the Grammys after mistreatment of BTS

Lauren Jung, Guest Columnist April 19, 2021

On the night after the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards had aired on TV, I scrolled through my Instagram explore page and was surprised to see that it lacked any posts celebrating wins or achievements of their...

Linebacker senior Carson Irons (bottom) falls down while tackling Fullerton quarterback senior Cameron Williams during the first quarter of the Lancers 31-7 win over Fullerton. Williams subbed in for starting quarterback senior Dylan Neal during several offensive series in the first quarter.

Lancers trounce first higher-ranked opponent in Fullerton 31-7, capture City Championship for third consecutive season

Grace Johnson and Andrew Ngo April 12, 2021

It was billed as the first big test of this condensed COVID-19 season for the Sunny Hills football team, its last home game of the 2020-2021 school year at Buena Park High School stadium. The 4-0 Lancers...

The Lancers’ No. 1 singles player, sophomore Carson Lee, returns a serve with a forehand during a 6-0 victory over Fullerton’s No. 1 singles player, junior Nathaniel Lee. Carson Lee would win all of his three sets, which contributed to a 15-3 Lancers victory over the Indians on April 8.

Boys tennis dominates Fullerton 15-3 to hold on to first place in Freeway League

Minjeong Kim, Feature Editor April 11, 2021

After upsetting rival and defending Freeway League champion Troy April 1, the Sunny Hills boys tennis team could have had a letdown in its ensuing matches. But instead, the Lancers (4-0) have gone on...

An artist’s rendering of a movie theater before the mandatory coronavirus lockdown. Theaters are finally scheduled to reopen at limited capacity during the coming weeks.

No lights, no camera, no action

Michelle Sheen, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2021

Breathing in the savory aroma of buttery popcorn, the audience makes its way through rows of velvety chairs and plops down into the seats with hands full of snacks and cold beverages. The room fills with...

Sunny Hills football players kneel while listening to head coach Peter Karavedas postgame speech. Karavedas boys combined for eight touchdowns in the dominating victory.

Football rolls past Fountain Valley 56-14 in first game back since championship season

Andrew Ngo and Grace Johnson March 13, 2021

They waited. And waited. And finally, their patience paid off in a big way. A big, big way — as in tonight’s 56-14 drubbing of the visiting Fountain Valley Barons (0-1) in their return to the...

An artist’s rendering of a scene from the film “Minari,” where a Korean American family moves to an Arkansas farm in hopes of achieving their American Dream.

‘Minari’ makes ethnic minorities like myself feel represented

Andrew Park, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 11, 2021

Raised by South Korean immigrant parents in America, my ethnicity is naturally Korean American; growing up as an ethnic minority, my cultural identity largely defined who I am.  When watching American...

Tight end and linebacker freshman Connor Irons does a dumbbell shoulder press in front of the weight room during a Jan. 27 practice in preparation for the return of the football season, which will begin at a March 12 home opener against Fountain Valley.

Lancer football ready to make return to the field this Friday even without title defense opportunity

Andrew Ngo, Web Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2021

They were supposed to begin their title defense against Canyon on Aug. 21. Canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. They were supposed to take a trip to South Orange County for a showdown...

Sunny Hills girls water polo utility player senior Sydney Sereg fights off two Fullerton Union High School defenders while winding up to shoot the ball during a Wednesday, March 3, home game. Sereg scored 10 of the 19 points against the Tribe during the Lady Lancers’ season debut.

Girls water polo dominates Fullerton 19-5 in season debut

Sydnee Tallant, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor March 4, 2021

In its first game of the COVID-19-shortened season, the girls water polo team continued its dominance over Freeway League opponents, defeating Fullerton 19-5 Wednesday, March 3, at the Sunny Hills Aquatic...

Sunny Hills utility player junior Andrew Lee looks to pass the ball to one of his teammates during a Wednesday, March 3, home game against Fullerton Union High School. The Lancers lost their first game of the season 17-4.

Boys water polo loses its first game of the season against Fullerton on Wednesday, March 3

Kristima Aryal, Web Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2021

In its first dive into the 2020-2021 season, the Sunny Hills boys water polo team faced a challenging opponent in Fullerton Wednesday, March 3, faltering in the second half when the Lancers’ defense...

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