The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

Cross country and track arent as popular as football. They never will be, but I believe that these sports require a lot of skill too and deserve much more recognition than they receive.

Running sports should not be underrated

The Wolves team has held a succesful season record for multiple years. They even contested to become city champions in 2019.
By Kyrillos Mina, Opinion WriterPublished October 20, 2021
A student athlete on the cross country team explains the many rewards that this sport can offer to other interested students.
The home defense gets into a scramble but are unable to put any pressure on the Tigers.

FOOTBALL | The Tigers maul the Wolves in our own backyard

The team shows flashes of potential but still seek their first win with only three games left in the season.
By Drake Hernandez, Sports EditorPublished October 9, 2021
The Wolves, unable to score frequently, take their fourth loss at home with a final score of 42-6.
The team huddles up and takes a moment to celebrate their win with each other.

VOLLEYBALL | Girls team battles for their second straight win

Winning a tightly contested game against Canoga Park, the Wolves are now 2-5 for the season. They seek a third win against San Fernando on Oct. 6.
By Jennifer Garcia, Sports WriterPublished October 5, 2021
Towards the end of the fourth set, a Canoga mishap saw the ball hit the net and resulted in the Wolves being awarded the remaining points necessary to win the final set, 27-25.
The VNHS wolves raise their helmets in the air during the national anthem to kick off the homecoming game. The Homecoming game on Oct. 2, 2021 ended in a defeat for the home team 35-8 against Panorama.

FOOTBALL | Wolves are pummeled too early for a Homecoming game miracle

The wolfpack team lose their third game at home, but attract a large crowd in their special game.
By Isabella Thomas, Beverly Regino, and Drake HernandezPublished October 2, 2021
View the homecoming game from all perspectives — including the musicians, dancers and cheerleaders.
Alexis Austria (#16) serves to Northridge High School at the Girls volleyball home game on Sept. 1, 2021. This was the wolfpack’s first volleyball game of the season. The squad lost their first game with a final score of 25-8, 25-12, and 25-19.

VOLLEYBALL | Wolves unable to avoid sweep by Northridge

The wolves lose in three sets to a home crowd.
By Samantha Ramos and Nathan HanPublished September 4, 2021
Although the team suffered a first loss, expectations remain high once a full roster is assembled.
Ryan Garcia wears a crown to fit hit nickname King Ryan.

“King” Ryan Garcia boxes his way into superstardom 

How the greatest knockout of his profession prompted him to winning the WBC Interim Championship title
By Melanie Contreras, Staff WriterPublished January 23, 2021
Relive the glory of a pivotal moment in Ryan Garcia’s career. 
Lebron and Davis celebrate their finals win.

Two superstars stay in Los Angeles

LeBron James and Anthony Davis are ready to run it back in LA
By Sam Eusebio, Staff WriterPublished December 12, 2020
Lebron James and Anthony Davis hope to win more championships with the Lakers.
Athletic programs will be opening up on campus soon.

Athletes coming back to campus

Van Nuys is planning on having athletes return to campus for conditioning.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-ChiefPublished November 9, 2020
It is expected that student athletes will be returning on campus to condition soon.
ANOTHER CORONA CASUALTY ESL One Rio 2020 cancelled due to covid-19.

CS-GO major dinked from competition

The popular gaming tournament, ESL One Rio Major, becomes the next cancelled event
By Antony Nepeyvoda, Design & Layout EditorPublished November 6, 2020
Fans of CS:GO will have to wait longer to watch their favorite esports players duel it out.
VNHS Cheerleaders performing at pep rally

Cheerleaders forced to chant from home

Covid-19 has made sports even more difficult, especially for the loudest one out there.
By Antony Nepeyvoda, Design & Layout EditorPublished November 5, 2020
Two, four, six, eight; solo practice from home doesn't work so great, especially for cheer squad.
Dunmore is now officially signed.

Signed: Ruby Dunmore

A new chapter has opened in Dunmore's soccer career.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-ChiefPublished May 14, 2020
Ruby Dunmore is on to bigger and better things with the WVWC Womens Soccer team.
Delonte West found on the streets.

An NBA Tragedy

A recent video has surfaced of Delonte West being beaten up and in handcuffs.
By Arsh Dole, Staff WriterPublished January 23, 2020
Professional athletes pledge to help Delonte West get back on his feet.
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