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Coronavirus: How the pandemic has affected the sports world on a more local level and what we can take out of this as the importance of sports shines brighter.

By: Luke Curtis As the sports world shuttered to a close as COVID-19 loomed over America, fans and players alike have taken to social media voicing their endearment to the games they love. Do not be afraid, sports fans, soon another year will come. The sports world will once again be filled with jeers, boos,...

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Girls Lacrosse Goes 1-2 in Rose Bowl Tournament

By ELEANOR HANSSLER Section Editor  Girls Lacrosse took part in the Rose Bowl Jamboree this past Saturday, March 7, winning one of their games but losing the other two. This year marked the eighteenth anniversary of the Rose Bowl Jamboree, in which over thirty teams from all over Southern California took part in.  “Our team...

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How Coronavirus is Impacting Sports on Campus and Across the World

By ELEANOR HANSSLER Section Editor Following the closure of all IUSD schools due to COVID-19 (Corona Virus), effective Monday, March 16th, all UHS athletic events have been cancelled. Previously, athletic events not exceeding a capacity of 250 people were scheduled to continue, provided that there were no spectators in attendance, as per the official statement...

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Boys Swim Takes First Place in Capo Valley Relay Race

By JOSHUA NGUYEN Staff Writer  Boys and Girls Swim competed in the Capo Valley Relays this past weekend, lasting from Thursday March 5 to Friday on March 7 at Capistrano Valley High School. The meet consisted of over ten different high schools participated, including schools like Crean Lutheran, St. Margarita (SM), and Northwood.  Overall, Girls...

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Track Has Mixed Results in Meet Against Huntington

By BROOKE BAXTER Staff Writer  The Trojans raced strong in their Track and Field home meet against Huntington Beach on Thursday, March 5th. The Boys won 74-49 while the Girls lost 64.5-57.5. “The girls Varsity raced well against HB” Junior Captain Collette Lowengrub said. “Even though we didn’t win, everyone tried their  best and gave...

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Baseball Falls Short in Match Against Northwood

By ALLAN ZENG Staff Writer  The Trojans faced off against Northwood High last Friday, March 6th, and unfortunately were unable to come away with the victory. Although the Trojans had a strong offensive performance, batting in five runs, they were unable to get enough defensive stops, ultimately losing 8-5.  Senior pitcher and first baseman Faraz...

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UHS Swim Off to a Good Start at Irvine Relays

By JOSHUA NGUYEN Staff Writer  Boys and Girls Swim teams started their season this past Friday on February 28th, participating in the Irvine Relays at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center. All six Pacific Coast League schools were in attendance, with a total of 3,179 athletes total.  Girls Swim placed second overall at Irvine Relays.  ...

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Boys Lacrosse Come Up Short to Start Season

By ALEX MILLER Staff Writer  Boys lacrosse lost their first preseason game against Canyon by a score of 5-7 Throughout the game, the team was struggling to keep up, but decreased the gap in goals in the final quarter. However, the improvement shown throughout the game was encouraging, as the team may be lacking experience....

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Boys Volleyball start 2020 season with 4 match-tournament

By NIMA MOVAHEDI Staff Writer  Boys Volleyball went against 4 teams in their inaugural tournament at Tesoro High School, winning one match, and losing three. Though the results did not turn out as well as they wanted, the team still feels good with the way they performed. “We played hard, made a few errors but...

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Runners Placed 6th Overall in Winter State Track Championships

By BROOKE BAXTER Staff Writer  Current University High School sprinters Senior Lance Deolden, Junior Yaseen Sattar, Junior Anthony Bonfa and former sprinter and long-distance runner, Junior Michael Blinstrub competed under University to place 6th overall in the 800 Sprint Medley Relay (SMR) at the California Winter Track and Field Championships. The meet took place at...