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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

KICKED TO THE CURB Players’ skills are often literally sidelined when they’re benched, leading to frustration, dissatisfaction and, in some cases, outright quitting the team.

Stuck on the sidelines

By Chioma Chiawa, Staff Jun 3, 2024
The story of a basketball player struggling to stay off the bench.
Boys basketball Senior Night is spoiled by the Sylmar Spartans

Boys basketball Senior Night is spoiled by the Sylmar Spartans

By Jaden Gervacio, Staff Feb 8, 2024
On Friday, Feb. 2, the boys basketball team held their senior night against the undefeated Sylmar Spartans, and lost with a ravaging score of 71-94.
Thomas Diaz (#24) makes a free throw from the free throw line.

Boys basketball gets revenge against Reseda with a nail-biting three point win

By Jaden Gervacio, Staff Jan 30, 2024
On Friday, Jan. 26, the boys basketball team faced off against the Reseda Regents, who they previously lost to by a large margin of 25 the last time they faced off. However, this game had a different result, as the Wolves pulled through the tough game and ended up winning with a score of 57-54.
Leader of the pack

Leader of the pack

By Antony Nepeyvoda, Design & Layout Editor Mar 18, 2022
Andrew Angulo. The star and team captain of the boy's varsity team.
Senior Jacob Eddy-Watkins receives a medal, along with all other members of the team for making it to the city championships.

BOYS BASKETBALL | Wolves lose to the Unicorns in CIF Championship

By Shaan Bhatia and Nathan Han Mar 2, 2022
Heartbreak. What was once a closely contested game going into half time, became a 15 point deficit by the end of the fourth quarter.
The boys team ended their league season with a win against San Fernando before starting the Division II playoffs.

BOYS BASKETBALL | A win by double-digits to kick off the playoffs

By Nathan Han, Online Editor-in-Chief Feb 17, 2022
The Wolves cruise into the tournament with a first round knock-out of the Carson Colts. They will face the Legacy Tigers on Saturday, Feb. 23 to keep their season alive.
The 2017-18 boys basketball team is one of the most successful teams in school history.

BOYS BASKETBALL | The Wolves are on fire with a four-game win streak

By Shaan Bhatia, Online Editor-in-Chief Jan 31, 2022
Fresh off another win, the boys basketball team is now on a four-game win streak. One question remains: how far will they go in the postseason?
David Lee (#4) driving in.

First Win in League

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief Jan 21, 2020
After a disappointing loss against San Fernando the boys basketball team bounced back and took home the win.
Jesse Molina (R) and Jesse Davis (L) warming up before their match up.

Starting the Season Off

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief Jan 15, 2020
After many hours of practice the boys basketball season opener has officially arrived.
As one guy from the opposite side makes a layup 4 guys from our side blocks him from making the shot on Oct. 3, 2019 at the Power 106 basketball game.

Power 106 Game

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief Oct 4, 2019
This year's celebrities did not hold back against the Wolves.
Zion Williamson mid-jump in a game against Hartford University.

Next Big Thing?

Zion Williamson has dominated the competition his whole life and will look to do the same in the NBA.
Andy Sosa shooting his Free throw

The Hunt for Success Continues

By Joseph Hernandez, Staff Writer Dec 7, 2018
The Boys Varsity Basketball Team has experienced great success in the past two seasons by reaching three championship games, bringing one championship back to the den. This season the Wolves hope to continue their string of success.
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