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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

The Sunny Hills boys cross country team practices after school at the track Wednesday, Aug. 24.

CROSS COUNTRY PREVIEW: Boys, girls squads make push for Freeway League title

Faith Jung, Social Media Manager September 12, 2022

Coaches: Jacob Holloway (head coach), Ashley Bordy (assistant coach) Top Returning Runners: Esther Kim (11), Katelyn Marin (11), David Perez (12), Sergio Perez (12), Silas Procaccini (11), Kayla Thomsic...

Sophomore Esther Kim sprints to the finish line during the Sunny Hills Wayne Walker Invitational Sept. 25 at Fullerton’s Craig Park. Kim placed fifth in the girls sophomore division.

Sunny Hills boys and girls cross country places consistently across age divisions in the Wayne Walker XC Invitational

Jaimie Chun, Managing Editor October 5, 2021

Four Lancer cross country runners – three boys and one girl – placed in the Top 10 of their 3-mile races at the 27th annual Wayne Walker Invitational at Fullerton’s Craig Park. Although Eastvale's...

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, Web Editor-in-Chief 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...

Masks in hand, twin brothers and cross country runners David (center) and Sergio Perez (right) race toward the finish line Feb. 3 on the Sunny Hills track, where the first sports event of the school year was held after the coronavirus pandemic had shut down all previous athletic competitions since last March. The Lancers boys cross country team -- the only SH squad with enough athletes in attendance to compete -- defeated the runners from Buena Park High School by a three-point margin.

And they’re off: First official Sunny Hills sports event during the coronavirus pandemic ends with Lancers boys cross country team defeating Buena Park

Henry Lee, Web Editor-in-Chief February 4, 2021

After months of delays and changes to statewide high school sports competition, cross country became the first at Sunny Hills to organize a California Interscholastic Federation-sanctioned athletic event...

It’s not cool to be sleep deprived! says senior Hasan Mirza, one of the 12 valedictorians for the Class of 2020. Image posted with permission from Hasan Mirza.

20 Questions for Top of the 2020: Hasan Mirza heads for pre-med track at UCLA

Megan Shin, Photo Editor May 22, 2020

In lieu of our senior print issue, The Accolade has decided to conduct a Q and A with each of the 12 valedictorians for online posting. Question #1: What are your plans after high school? Answer:...

Student athletes get ready for the Oct. 30 cross country Freeway League Finals. But because of the threat of high winds that could cause a tree to fall and poor air quality from Southern California fires  at the park, coaches from each of the six Freeway League schools decided to postpone the event until Friday, Nov. 1. Image posted with permission from Elyse Angelus

Today’s cross country Freeway League Finals postponed because of unsafe conditions at time of race

Andrew Ngo and Annie Bang October 30, 2019

Today’s boys and girls cross country Freeway League Finals race has been delayed until Friday, Nov. 1, because of poor air quality and windy weather conditions creating an unsafe environment at Ralph...

Coach Ashley Geisler (center) supervises cross country athletes as they perform an ab workout on the field next to the track Aug. 16. Photo taken by Accolade photographer Paul Yasutake.

New cross country head coach draws from her own high school athletic experiences

Daniel Kong, Business Manager September 18, 2019

For the past 20 years, the Sunny Hills boys and girls cross country teams have had Daniel Scott as their head coach, but because of his decision to retire at the end of the 2018-2019 school year, the teams...

Juniors Isha Patel (front) and Sneha Amin jog up Lancer Way toward school during their cross country practice Aug. 15. Photo taken by Accolade photographer Paul Yasutake.

Running start — cross country girls aim to repeat as Freeway League champs under new head coach

Sydnee Tallant, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor September 12, 2019

Head coach: Ashley Geisler is in her first year guiding the girls cross country runners Top new runner: Kayleigh Castro (10)  Top returning runners:  Esther Fee (11), Stephanie Gonzales (11) and...

Senior Chris Sanchez finishes his run during practice near the train tracks near the Agriculture complex Aug. 29. Photo taken by Accolade photographer Paul Yasutake.

Boys cross country adjusts to 2 new coaches after retirement of longtime leader Dan Scott

Sydnee Tallant, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor August 27, 2019

Head Coach: Ashley Geisler and Jacob Holloway replace Dan Scott, who retired last school year Top New Runner: Ivan Guzman (12) Top Returning Runners: Noah Barragan (12), Robert Flores (12), Zachary...

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