Month: September 2019

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Portola can’t hold off University Girls Volleyball

By NIMA MOVAHEDI Staff Writer  On September 17, 2019, Girls Volleyball defeated Portola High School’s Bulldogs with a close score of 3-2. This was the team’s first League battle, and with a record of 15-10-0 this far, they are playing with momentum. During the match, many players stood out and showed off their skills. “I...

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University Suffers Tough Loss Against Katella

By HARRISON HILL Staff Writer  Trojan Football played Katella High at their away game this past Thursday, resulting in a 50-0 loss. This pushed the UHS record to 0-4 thus far into the season. Despite the score, the Trojans were still able to perform well, even up until the very last seconds of the game. ...

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Cross Country Athletes Take Home PR’s from Norco’s Woodbridge Invitational

By BROOKE BAXTER Staff Writer  Cross Country Boys and Girls raced successfully at the Woodbridge Invitational – delivering numerous personal records on Norco’s flat course – this past Friday, September 20. The Boys Varsity team: Raja Batra, Adam Gish, Michael Blinstrub, Quinlan Tobin, Ryan Duffy, and Yaseen Sattar left all other runners in the dust as they...

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Girls Golf Continues Their Streak With Win Against Portola

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer  Girls Golf defeated Portola High School by a margin of 199-219 on September 16th. This marks their second consecutive league win. “We played solidly this week, but are continuing to put a lot of work into practicing,” Co-Captain and senior Alexis Kim said. “We are doing more drills that help...

Mr. Michalak Goes on Wheel of Fortune
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Mr. Michalak Goes on Wheel of Fortune

By CAITLYN L.J. KIM Staff Writer  Latin teacher Mr. Mark Michalak appeared on the TV game show Wheel of Fortune on September 10th. He landed on the million dollar tab and made it to the final round, but ultimately went home with $22,634 and a paid trip to China. Wheel of Fortune is a televised game...

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Girl’s Tennis Prevails in Impressive Win Against CDM

By ALLEN ZENG Staff Writer  Staff Writer The UHS girls tennis team faced Corona Del Mar High School this past Tuesday, blowing them out of the water 15-3. After an impressive season last year that saw the team going all the way to  CIF finals, this team has shown no signs of slowing down this year,...

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Girls Golf comes up short against Tesoro

By ALEXANDER MILLER Staff Writer  In their fight against Tesero, the girl’s golf team ultimately came up short with only ten more strokes than Tesero. With the team’s high win to loss ratio over the past few years, the team is once again maintaining their ratio. As the season kicks off, the team was unfortunately...

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Girls Tennis stays consistent in a solid win against Campbell Hall

By LUKE CURTIS Staff Writer UHS’s Girls Tennis team rallied together and came out victorious in a dominant outing against Campbell Hall, winning 13-5 on September 12th. With Campbell Hall being one of the more competitive teams University faces every year, UHS had to stay strong and competitive in their matches, and Thursday was no...

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Nine New Teachers to Begin Work at UHS

By KRUTIK PATEL Staff Writer Nine teachers were hired throughout the summer, a significant decrease from previous years. These low hiring numbers reflected the expected decline in enrollment at UHS. These new teachers include Chris Hernandez, Brianna Smith, and Joyce Yang from the Social Science Department; Hannah Lee and Raechl Kynor from the English Department;...

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Cross Country is Off to the Races

By BROOKE BAXTER Staff Writer  Boys and Girls Cross Country began the season successfully, racing in the Laguna Hills Invitational at Laguna Hills High School last Saturday, September 14th. Despite this race being the first for many of the athletes who were new to cross country, and the absence of many of the returning runners...