Year: 2016

Home 2016
Post

Girls Soccer sweeps game against San Juan Hills

By VICTORIA YU Staff Writer Varsity Girls Soccer won 2-0 against San Juan Hills on Thursday, December 15. This makes them receive another great victory against a strong team. In the beginning of the first half, the Trojans were lacking on defense, however they were still able to prevent the opposition from scoring. As the...

Gender-neutral bathrooms planned for UHS
Post

Gender-neutral bathrooms planned for UHS

By SABRINA HUANG Staff Writer Gender-neutral bathrooms for all to use are being planned for UHS in order to better serve the needs of all students, as legally obligated under the bill signed into law by Governor Brown this past September. The administration anticipates that the bathrooms will be put in place by the end...

Post

Boys Basketball loses to El Toro

By RUTUJA SABNIS  Staff Writer  Boys basketball played its second game of the year against El Toro on Wednesday, December 14, but lost 50-73. This game continued the 33rd Annual Irvine World News Tournament– a weeklong competition with a 16 team bracket, which is held in multiple schools throughout Orange County. “We had a terrible...

Post

Girls Water Polo falls to Poly

By JOE NAGY Staff Writer  In a game against the Long Beach Poly Jackrabbits (LBP) on Thursday, December 15, the Girls Varsity Water Polo team lost by a final score of 15-7. In Thursday’s matchup, Captain Chandlyr Denaro (Sr.) had yet another great game. Recording four goals and two assists, she is currently the number...

Post

Boys Soccer cruises by Crean Lutheran

By BEN HANSEN Staff Writer Boys Varsity Soccer defeated Crean Lutheran with a score of 4-0 at home on Friday, December 16. With the win, the team stays undefeated and improves to 6-0 in preseason play. In the first half, the Trojans got off to an early lead and were able to keep the Saints scoreless....

Post

Boys Basketball hopeful despite loss against El Toro

By LAWRENCE XU Staff Writer Varsity Boys Basketball lost 50-73 against El Toro High School, on December 14. This game was part of the Irvine World News Tournament, and took place at Woodbridge.  At the start of the game the, Trojans missed many passes. “Yesterday was a blowout loss for us and we shot poorly...

Post

Girls Water Polo victorious against Garden Grove

By VANESSA TIAN Staff Writer Varsity Girls Water Polo won 10-4 against Garden Grove High School on December 13. UHS took an early lead and played well throughout the entire game. “Our team defense was really good,” Coach Bahram Hojreh (Athletics Dept.) said. “We made some very small mistakes but we played well overall.” The...

Lovesick: A TV show review
Post

Lovesick: A TV show review

By LAYANN BASILEH Staff Writer Netflix released the second season of the British sitcom Lovesick on November 17, 2016. The show follows the love life of protagonist Dylan (Johnny Flynn), a hopeless romantic who, after learning he has chlamydia, must go through the process of contacting all of his previous partners to inform them to...

Post

Varsity Song shines in first competition of the season

By JACQUELINE LOH Sports Editor The UHS cheer squad competed against numerous teams in the Orange Country area such as Northwood, Santa Margarita, and Tustin High School this past weekend, Varsity song placed first in the USA Regionals Cheer Competition, while JV and Freshman Song placed second and Varsity cheer placed third.  “Our goal for...

Attempting Athletics: Basketball Edition
Post

Attempting Athletics: Basketball Edition

By SHIVAM SUDAME Staff Writer  450 million. That is the estimated number of people who play the game of basketball in the world. That number would replace the US as the third most populous country on the globe. And that number is one testament to basketball’s popularity everywhere. We all played basketball, may it be...