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The Silvertip

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The Silvertip

The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

Jack Ashby Stadium sits empty, awaiting the return of Grizzly athletes for competition.

Return to competition is coming sooner than anticipated for athletes

Story by Austin Schultz, Sports Editor February 26, 2021

Sports are back, or at least some of them are -- cross country had a meet on Sat. 2/13, while boys and girls (B/G) tennis, B/G swim, and B/G golf will all definitely be practicing within the next couple...

Randy Arozarena with the Cuban national baseball team at the 2013 18U Baseball World Cup in Taiwan by Boomer-44. Photo is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

MLB star Randy Arozarena jeopardizes his career via custody incident in Mexico

Story by Zach McDermott, Writer February 16, 2021

As the 2020 MLB season concluded and the Los Angeles Dodgers took home the title over the Tampa Rays, baseball fans from all over the country were prepared for a long offseason, assuming the excitement...

Tottenham has struggled to perform well against top tier clubs. However, considering consistent improvement since the start of the season, there is some promise for the Spurs striving to end the season atop the Premier League standings.

Tottenham Hotspur F.C.: A Legit Title Contender or Mediocre?

Story by Logan Papazis, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

The Premier League season is over half way through, and many teams are after the coveted Premier League Title. Currently, Tottenham Hotspur places eighth in the league, just two points behind Everton and...

Lamelo Ball with the Illawarra Hawks in August 2019 by Zack Samberg is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

The winners and losers of the 2020 NBA Draft

Story by Logan Papazis, Staff Writer December 22, 2020

On November 18th, rookies found their new homes after being selected in the NBA Draft. Some teams knocked it out of the park with their picks, while others left their fans scratching their heads thinking...

Grizzly defensive line ready to pummel SMHS quarterback in 2019 Discovery bowl blowout.

Football team looks to tackle offseason obstacles

Story by Austin Schultz, Sports Editor December 11, 2020

Football season is supposedly coming back at some point in 2021, and Grizzly football lovers can’t wait. With only 11 seniors of 72 players graduating last year, the football team was initially looking...

A barren Grizzly football field.

CIF releases statement postponing Winter sports indefinitely

Story by Austin Schultz, Sports Editor December 4, 2020

On Dec. 1, the State CIF office and the San Diego Section CIF office released statements saying that all sports are to be postponed, until further notice. Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in San Diego...

Jade Griffing Jarvis (12) headers the ball in their CIF game against Mt. Carmel in an attempt to gain control of the ball and lead.

Girls soccer ends the season successfully thanks to teamwork

Story by Sophie Lemus, Staff Writer March 13, 2020

   The outstanding girls soccer team went 10-6 this season ranking fourth in the San Diego Division II standings. Being in a challenging division this season, the girls soccer team was successful through...

The Mission Hills High School competition cheer team for 2019-2020 flashes bright smiles.

Competition cheer’s enthusiasm guides them towards next year’s season

Story by Jasmine Turrubiartes, Staff Writer March 6, 2020

   Mission Hills High School is known for having a great cheer team and a highly competitive competition team. The competition team consists of five JV girls and eight Varsity girls with intensive, lengthy,...

The team prays for a safe, successful game as they face Canyon Crest on Jan. 21st. This is a tradition that the boys built over their season.

The end of boys soccer season reveals possible goals for next year’s team

Story by Cristina Rosas, Staff Writer March 2, 2020

   Walking onto the field of the new season, the boys soccer team adapted to the new rhythm of their team with ease. Despite coming from different clubs off season, team bonding activities allowed the...

Diego Czarnowski (11) goes to shoot a shot on the Knights in hopes of scoring points for him team.

Mission Hills’ basketball teams head into CIFs after playing their final non-league games against San Marcos

Story by Bri Hernandez, Sports Editor February 18, 2020

Last Thursday served as a very eventful night for the Mission Hills High School basketball teams! The girls and the boys teams went against Mission Hill's local rival school, San Marcos High School,...

The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the San Francisco 49ers in the 2020 Super Bowl that took place on Sunday, February 2nd.

The Kansas City Chiefs take home the win in this year’s Super Bowl

Story by Hannah Larson, Grizzly Den Editor February 18, 2020

The biggest game in football ended in a ring for the Kansas City Chiefs, who soundly defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV. The Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes, affectionately referred...

The team and kids share a picture after a day of progress, friendship, and fun!

The softball team volunteers at a clinic to help aspiring young players

Story by Sophie Lemus, Staff Writer February 3, 2020

On Saturday, Jan. 25, the Mission Hills High School softball team took a trip down to Bradley Park to help at the annual San Marcos Girls Softball clinic. This opportunity was amazing, not only for...

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