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Boys Basketball still alive for league title with Irvine win
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Boys Basketball still alive for league title with Irvine win

By BEN HANSEN Staff Writer  Boys Varsity Basketball topped the Irvine Vaqueros 67-62 on Tuesday, January 24 in the annual Pink-Out game. This was a huge win for the Trojans because not only does it improve them to a 3-2 record but it keeps them in third place in PCL and in playoff contention. UHS...

Wrestling loses to Irvine in third home game
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Wrestling loses to Irvine in third home game

By RUTUJA SABNIS  Staff Writer  Varsity Wrestling lost to Irvine 18-58 on January 18. This game concluded the home games for UHS wrestling this winter season. Unfortunately, this game ended the team’s three-game league winning streak that came against Beckman, Northwood, and CdM. The team started off successfully with the only female wrestler on Varsity,...

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Boys Basketball appears to have a high ceiling

By BEN HANSEN  Staff Writer  Basketball season is fast approaching and University’s Boys Varsity Basketball team gets another shot at CIF. The starting lineup is shaping out to be as follows: point guard Kevin Yahampath (Jr.), shooting guard Alex Bray (Jr.), small forward Joe Christensen (Sr.), and power forward Ryan Pham (Sr.). The center position...

The Importance of Local Government
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The Importance of Local Government

By ARIANA APOSTOL Opinion Editor As one of the strangest election seasons in America’s history nears its end, so does the season for local elections. While Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump have both proposed programs to overhaul and potentially improve America at the national level, we often brush off national politics...

Football beats Irvine to keep CIF hopes alive
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Football beats Irvine to keep CIF hopes alive

By JOSEPH NAGY Staff Writer  The Trojans held on to a 13-8 lead, defeating the Vaqueros in an intense match that kept the crowd on the edge of their seats the whole way. With this win, the Trojans have clinched third place in PCL and a possible wild card spot in CIF playoffs. There was...

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Girls Tennis Dismantles Irvine in Blowout Win

By SHIVAM SUDAME Staff Writer  Girls Varsity Tennis unravelled Irvine in a 14-4 whitewash during their away league game last Thursday. Going into the game ranked second in the county and fifth in CIF, the Trojans showed their class over the overmatched and unranked Vaqueros. The win extended UHS’s victory streak over Irvine to over...

Football downed by CDM
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Football downed by CDM

By JOSEPH NAGY Staff Writer Varsity Football lost their second game of league to CdM by a score of 47-7 to go 1-2 in league. Despite having the game controlled and dominated by the CdM offense, the Trojans fought hard. The score was only 21-7 after the first quarter with UHS trailing. The touchdown scored by...

Boys Water Polo drops to 1-3 after loss to Irvine
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Boys Water Polo drops to 1-3 after loss to Irvine

By JACQUELINE LOH Sports Editor  Boys Water Polo started off strong against Irvine, but lost control of the game down the stretch in a 12-19 loss on Tuesday, October 11. In the first quarter, star players Kei Yoshikawa (Sr.), Bennett Kidder (Jr.) and Ben Gomez (Sr.) put UHS in the lead with 5-1. Goalie Cameron...

Taking gaming to the collegiate level: UCI hosts the grand opening of its eSports arena
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Taking gaming to the collegiate level: UCI hosts the grand opening of its eSports arena

BY AKBAR AMIN  Staff Writer The University of California, Irvine (UCI) eSports Arena recently opened its doors near the UCI Student Center, with the grand opening sponsored by the company iBUYPOWER in late september. The UCI eSports Arena is one of UCI’s ways to enhance their newly developed eSports scholarship program, taking competitive gaming to...

Girls Volleyball defeats Irvine on Senior Night
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Girls Volleyball defeats Irvine on Senior Night

By ALBERT LI Staff Writer  The Girls Varsity Volleyball team defeated Irvine High School 3-1 on the team’s final home game. This victory would be their second over Irvine this season. Both teams started off strong, matching up evenly through the first set with UHS pushing through to win 25-21. Communication appeared to be a...