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The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

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The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

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The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

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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...

Cameron Rosa (11) dribbles the ball down the field, looking for a pass in the teams game against Carlsbad High School (1/23).

Varsity boys soccer’s last-minute loss against Carlsbad will not leave the team defeated

Story by Cristina Rosas, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

   As the lights shine over the Jack Ashby Field, the boys soccer team gets ready to strike on their opponents. Coming from a tough loss, the Grizzlies learned from their past game against Canyon Crest...

Nicole Rich (12) prepares to pass the ball off to her teammate in a game against Central High School.

Nicole Rich is kicking to success

Story by Ethan Ibarra, Staff Writer January 24, 2020

   With the new soccer season getting underway, Nicole Rich (12) is ready and eager to lead her team while she sports the captains armband for her last season. Rich plays center back and is a leader...

Fred Warner during practice here at Mission Hills High School!

Fred Warner makes history as the first grizzly to attend the Super Bowl

Story by Bri Hernandez, Sports Editor January 23, 2020

Last Sunday, January 19th, the San Francisco 49'ers played the Green Bay Packers in the NFL Conference Championships and won 37-20! Among the many players on the San Francisco team is 23-year-old Fred...

Girls golf has an unforegettable season

Girls golf has an un”fore”gettable season

Story by Sophie Lemus, Staff Writer January 11, 2020

   Throughout their season the spectacular Lady Grizzlies had an 8-7 winning streak. Being in the hardest league did not stop them from pushing through, the girls golf team has been doing well with their...

Kamryn Kinsey (10) dribbles past defense in the teams game against Torrey Pines.

Kamryn Kinsey is “hooked” on field hockey

Story by Bri Hernandez, Sports Editor January 10, 2020

   Kamryn Kinsey (10) started playing field hockey last year as a freshman on junior varsity. This year, she continued as one of the two sophomores on varsity, grateful that field hockey gave her a...

A grizzly heads for a touchdown as La Costa Canyon Mavericks chase him for a tackle at the football home game last Friday.

Sports Recap: November 18, 2019

Story by Bri Hernandez, Sports Editor November 18, 2019

Football: Friday (11/15), the team played their first playoff game of the season against La Costa Canyon right here at Mission Hills High School. The won 35-10 and will be playing against Lincoln High...

The varsity volleyball girls embrace as a team and prepare to head on the court for their game against La Costa Canyon.

Girls volleyball ends their season with a spike

Story by Cristina Rosas, Staff Writer November 15, 2019

   Entering their season, this year’s girls volleyball team came face-to-face with the difficulty of getting to know each other.    “At the beginning of the season we kind of had trouble getting...

Isabella and Amelia Cayabyab (10) shine their smiles after playing a game against La Costa Canyon High School (10/25).

The Cayabyab twins demolish as a duo

Story by Cristina Rosas, Staff Writer November 15, 2019

  As new members of the varsity volleyball team, Amelia and Isabella Cayabyab (10) have excelled on the varsity level. As twins, they have a unique experience that not everyone is lucky enough to receive....

Chris Ponce (11) blocks a San Marcos Knight.

Grizzlies discover victory at the 2019 Discovery Bowl

Story by Ethan Ibarra, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

   Within the relatively small SoCal city of San Marcos lives two major rivals: San Marcos High School and Mission Hills High School. The Discovery Bowl is easily one of the biggest bragging rights that...

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