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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

After a 28-38 loss against Newport Harbor High School, head football coach Peter Karavedas addresses his team for the last game of the 2021 season.

Football head coach Peter Karavedas to lead North OC in North-South All-Star Classic football game Feb. 5

Alice Shin November 19, 2021

With the 2021-2022 Lancers football season over in the first round of CIF playoffs, head coach Peter Karavedas can now focus his gridiron attention on prepping for Feb. 5. That’s when he will lead...

Outside hitter sophomore Kayla Taylor spikes the ball to score a point against Fullerton Oct.13 in the Sunny Hills gym. Although the Lady Lancers prevailed in their last Freeway League match of the season, they were unable to qualify for CIF playoffs.

Girls volleyball triumphs over Fullerton in three straight sets to win its final match of the season

Jiwoo Han October 15, 2021

The Sunny Hills girls volleyball team won its final match of the season against the Fullerton Tribe (3-7) Oct. 13, at home, finishing fourth in the Freeway League with an overall 5-5 record. “We were...

Setter junior Jacky Woo gets ready to serve the ball against Buena Park High School’s girls volleyball team in an Oct. 5 home game that the Lady Lancers won in straight sets.

Girls volleyball shuts out Buena Park in three straight sets

Jiwoo Han October 7, 2021

Despite a slow start to the season, the Sunny Hills girls volleyball team won its third consecutive match, defeating the Buena Park Coyotes Tuesday, Oct. 5, at home. “We are on our way for a big...

Utility player junior Jeremy Herrera prepares to shoot the ball against La Habra High School in a Wednesday home game. Herrera scored in the Lancers’ 20-19 victory over La Habra High School in the first Freeway League game of the season.

Boys water polo edges La Habra 20-19 in season debut

Jiwoo Han September 29, 2021

For the first time in two years, the Sunny Hills boys water polo team defeated the La Habra Highlanders in the team’s first Freeway League home game of the season, 20-19.  “The last three years,...

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...

Freshman Hannah Jung performs a split leap with deep arch during her hoop routine on April 17 at her 2021 USA Gymnastics Junior Level 9 Classic and Regional Team Championships in Grand Rapids, Mich.

IN RHYTHM: Freshman aspires to move up levels in different style of gymnastics

Irene Sheen May 20, 2021

One minute and 30 seconds. She has but one chance to gracefully execute the routine perfected throughout the months of long and grueling practices. At just 11 years old, freshman rhythmic gymnast Hannah...

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 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...

Time to take a stand -- or a knee -- against athletes making political statements in a game

Time to take a stand — or a knee — against athletes making political statements in a game

Grace Johnson September 12, 2020

During the Sept. 10, National Football League season opener between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans, both teams joined together at midfield at the Chief’s stadium to have a “Moment of...

Girls basketball players participate in a Zoom training session on April 20.

Coaches, players use Zoom sessions, self-guided exercise schedules to keep team members fit during state-mandated stay-at-home order

Kate Yang May 22, 2020

They are shut in, but they are not shut out — from staying fit as Sunny Hills student-athletes. Though the spring sports season has been canceled because of COVID-19-related school closures statewide,...

Sophomore Rachel Green takes a breath during her breast stroke practice in the Sunny Hills aquatics pool. Born deaf, Green relies on a light to go off as her starting signal when she competes in individual heats. Photo taken by Accolade photo editor Megan Shin

Overcomer: Born deaf, sophomore joins Sunny Hills swim because it’s the only sport that doesn’t ‘really require me to hear’

Lauren Kim April 30, 2020

This is the second in a series of articles featuring Sunny Hills students who are also athletes despite their physical or emotional disabilities. Sophomore Rachel Green often swims the middle legs of...

Accolade copy editor Rebecca Choi awaits being able to watch basketball again. Lebron James Layup by Erik Drost is licensed under CC BY 2.0

NBA cancellation during quarantine period leaves me devastated

Rebecca Choi March 19, 2020

“Emergency announcement from Fullerton Joint Union High School District: Starting Monday, March 16, schools will be closed. We will begin Distance Online Learning March 16 through March 20, 2020.” When...

Forward freshman David Rezko winds up for a shot on goal attempt while inside the penalty box during a Jan. 24 Freeway League game against Buena Park at the Sunny Hills field. Photo taken by Accolade photographer Paul Yasutake

Early goals propel boys soccer to 2-1 victory against Buena Park

Alice Shin January 29, 2020

With three games left before CIF playoffs, the Sunny Hills boys soccer team narrowly defeated Buena Park 2-1 in a Jan. 24 home game. “[The win] wouldn’t have happened without the great performances...

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