The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

Gigi Israel , Class of 2021

Gigi Israel shoots her way into a new chapter

Story by Hailey Cruz, Business & Managing Editor June 8, 2021

Gigi Israel is one of Mission Hills’ star varsity basketball players. Her substantial effort, determined mindset, and supportive nature are all things that have contributed to her success on the court. Israel...

Junior Jaiden Letua celebrates with his teammates after scoring a pick-six

A Comprehensive Update to Every Sport Played at MHHS

Great job to all of the season one athletes and congratulations on having great seasons! Currently, our season 2 sports are in full swing, with many of them in the thick of their seasons.
Junior Aliah Sharify goes for the goal int heir game against Ramona High School!

Girls Lacrosse is sticking together and having a great season

Story by Avery Huffer, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

The spirit of Mission Hills High School’s girls lacrosse team can’t be checked as they begin their 2020-2021 season. “Something I am really excited for this season is being able to watch my team...

Mission Hills girls field hockey finally get to play on the field after a delayed season.

MHHS Field Hockey scoops their way to a great season

Story by Avery Huffer, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

Field Hockey Season Even during a pandemic, Mission Hills’ field hockey team has stuck together and stayed strong during these wild times. With the first official game having taken place on March 4th...

Senior Daniel Krough striding to the finish line at Cross Country meet on Saturday, 2/27.

Sports Recap: March 5, 2021

Story by Austin Schultz, Sports Editor March 5, 2021

This past week was exciting, as Mission Hills welcomed several groups of athletes back onto campus for competition. This week, boys and girls golf had their first matches, field hockey had their first...

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...

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