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The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

Van Nuys High School
Senior Gideon Dela Torre (#22) gets taken down after receiving the ball, making the Wolves lose their previous progress.

FOOTBALL | The Golden Cougars claw down the Wolves

The Wolves played the Cougars but lost with a score of 8-52 on Sept. 16 at a home game.
By Jaden Gervacio, Staff WriterPublished Sep 21, 2022
The wolves played the Kennedy Cougars, but lost with a score of 8-52 on Sept. 16 at a home game.
While the Wolves had valiant effort trying to take down the Huskies during the second quarter, they unfortunately lost with an end score of 54-0 on Thurs, Sept. 1 at an away game.

FOOTBALL | Huskies ravage The Wolves

The football team plays the North Hollywood Huskies but ultimately loses, 0-54 on Thurs., Sept. 1 in the Huskies’ domain.
By Selma Timpers, Sports EditorPublished Sep 13, 2022
The football team plays the North Hollywood Huskies but ultimately loses, 0-54 on Thurs., Sept. 1 in the Huskies’ domain.
FOOTBALL | The Wolves shutout the Sheiks; first win in five seasons

FOOTBALL | The Wolves shutout the Sheiks; first win in five seasons

The varsity football team won their first game in 3 years against the Hollywood Sheiks with a score of 7-0 on Sept. 9 at an away game. 
By Emely Arevalo, Staff WriterPublished Sep 13, 2022
The varsity football team won their first game in 3 years against the Hollywood Sheiks with a score of 7-0 on Sept. 9 at an away game. 
The Wolves go against the Toreadors on Friday, Aug 26. While the Wolves lost with a 35-0, their valiant effort, determination and teamwork showcased throughout the entire game gives the crowd hope for the rest of the season compared to last year’s starting game with Taft.

FOOTBALL | Wolves see red after being shut out by Taft

The Wolves start their season off with a loss against Taft with a 35-0 on Aug 26, though there's still hope for the team with their new players and coaches.
By Samantha Ramos, Photo EditorPublished Aug 29, 2022
The Wolves start their season off with a loss against Taft with a 35-0 on Aug 26.
STRIKE TWO: Maximilian Fiore (#64) decides not to swing at a fair pitch in the third inning of the preseason game against Arleta, as the Mustang’s catcher, Michael Bonilla (#15), reaches to snag the ball. Fiore struck out, but the team went on to clobber the Mustangs 16-5 at home on March 4.

BASEBALL | Wolves lose in second round to Eagle Rock

The 12-5 team were upset by the lower-seed Eagles causing an early exit from the Division II playoffs.
By Nathan Han, Online Editor-in-ChiefPublished May 19, 2022
The 12-5 team were upset by the lower-seed Eagles causing an early exit from the Division II playoffs.
SOFTBALL | Stuck in a transitionary period

SOFTBALL | Stuck in a transitionary period

Despite starting off with two wins against Robert Fulton College Preparatory School and Reseda High School, the team went into a tailspin, losing 11 consecutive games.
Published May 18, 2022
Despite starting off with two wins against Robert Fulton College Preparatory School and Reseda High School, the team went into a tailspin, losing 11 consecutive games.
The team faces a difficult re-build in order for a chance to win at a higher rate  next season

BOYS SOCCER | A disappointing season to say the least

As a result of losing all eight league matchups, the team is the lowest seed in its division.
By Christopher Linares, Staff WriterPublished May 18, 2022
As a result of losing all eight league matchups, the team is the lowest seed in its division.
BOYS VOLLEYBALL | Varsity team loses in final round of CIF championship

BOYS VOLLEYBALL | Varsity team loses in final round of CIF championship

While the team came up short in the championship game, the boys fought their hardest until the final whistle. 
Published May 18, 2022
While the team came up short in the championship game, the boys fought their hardest until the final whistle. 
Norman Nakpil prepares to forehand the ball to his opponent.

TENNIS | Undefeated for the season, the tennis team lands in the league playoffs

The Wolves finished the regular season 10-0 — undefeated. Competitors 0-10 Reseda and 4-6 Sylmar posed little resistance. Kennedy was in the midst of a transition year, having lost many seniors and training the new younger classmen into a new team. Their position as the cross-town Van Nuys rivals was replaced by the SOCES Knights, but the Wolves were clearly the stronger team.
Published May 17, 2022
The Wolves finished the regular season 10-0 — undefeated. Competitors 0-10 Reseda and 4-6 Sylmar posed little resistance. Kennedy was in the midst of a transition year, having lost many seniors and training the new younger classmen into a new team. Their position as the cross-town Van Nuys rivals was replaced by the SOCES Knights, but the Wolves were clearly the stronger team.
Both teams have secured victories in their most recent outing.

Swim team freestyles to victory

The girls swim team earned first place with 384 points and the boys won second with 330 points on their April 27 meet.
By Samantha Ramos, Photo EditorPublished May 16, 2022
The girls swim team earned first place with 384 points and the boys won second with 330 points on their April 27 meet.
Even though he loves the sport, it is still a struggle to balance it with academics.

Pushing myself over the net

Junior Shawn Mechery talks about his passion for volleyball, his struggles with training and his goals for the future.
By Angelina Kanno, Staff WriterPublished May 11, 2022
Junior Shawn Mechery talks about his passion for volleyball, his struggles with training and his goals for the future.
Angulo shoots for a three

Students pull off a comeback against the teachers in the annual game of hoops

ASB hosted the popular basketball game between students and teachers on Tuesday.
By Antony Nepeyvoda, Design & Layout EditorPublished Apr 27, 2022
ASB hosted the popular basketball game between students and teachers on Tuesday.
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