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 The Moutain Lions offense lines up to face off against the North View defense with hopes to advance the ball.

Mountain Lions Win First Home Game

Victoria Hines, Sports Co-Editor September 27, 2023

 On Friday, August 25, 2023, Sierra Vista’s first home game took place against North View High School of Covina, California. The game against North View ended 34-26 rewarding the Mountain Lions with...

Fall Sports

Fall Sports

Gabriella Frey, Sports Co-Editor September 20, 2023

As the 2023- 2024 school year kicks off, Sierra Vista High School sports teams prepare for a new fall season. From cross country, tennis and football to volleyball and soccer, the Mountain Lions look forward...

Mens Volleyball

Men’s Volleyball

Arissa Garcia, Staff Reporter May 22, 2023

Sierra Vista’s Men’s Volleyball continues to serve up wins in this year’s 2023 volleyball season. With the leadership of the head coach, Raymond Maika, and the help of the team captains, Rhydon Kuahuia...

One of the March Madness custom basketballs before a game.
Photo Credit-Unsplash: Nikon Corporation

2023 March Madness

Isabelle Moyer, staff reporter April 27, 2023

In all of March Madness history a 100% correct March Madness bracket has never been submitted and this year is no different. However, this year’s March Madness sent people into a craze with upsets no...

The 2022-2023 Sierra Vista High School Varsity softball team pictures at our very own softball field. Photographed by Dorian Studios

Women’s Varisty Softball

Lyric LaFasto, staff reporter April 27, 2023

As the only 5A team at Sierra Vista High School, the girl's varsity softball team marches into the new season with their heads high. Our varsity softball team participated in a tournament hosted by Bishop...

Varsity baseball third baseman, James Starkus (12), steps up to bat during an intense home game against Spring Valley High School.

2023 Baseball Season

Gabriella Frey, staff reporter April 27, 2023

On March 2, 2023 the Sierra Vista Varsity baseball team began their new season by participating in the (non-conference) Austin Chong Memorial Tournament at Desert Oasis High School. Baseball Coach, Jesse...

Preventing Injuries for Student Athletes

Victoria Hines, Sports Editor March 31, 2023

A staple of the high school experience is playing a sport or cheering at the many sporting events that occur. However, some students fail to realize how many athletes injure themselves during practice...

The Sierra Vista Wrestling Team and their families during senior night, credit:

Wrestling: One Family

Aidan Operana, Guest Staff Reporter March 31, 2023

As one of two current seniors that have been wrestling for Sierra Vista since freshman year, I can safely say that the Sierra Vista Wrestling Team has come a long way in the past two years, and this season...

Wrestle Like a Girl

Wrestle Like a Girl

Aeris Largo, Guest Staff Reporter March 31, 2023

As the Sierra Vista’s Women’s Wrestling team scored 68.5 points and ranked eight out of thirty-two teams at the NIAA Girls Regionals, they finish off the last few weeks of their season strong. With...

Sierra Vista Flag Football Varsity team huddling up with head coach Devin Jones before the game. Picture captured by Denice Hernandez.

Flag Football

Taylor Fesser, staff reporter March 31, 2023

In this year's Flag Football season, the B team dominated the season with a record of 8-4. JV followed with a record of 5-7 and Varsity a record of 3-9. This season, the players and the head coaches Devin...

The 2022-2023 Sierra Vista High School Junior Varsity and Varsity cheerleading teams.

Flying High with Cheer

Hannah Reed, staff reporter December 14, 2022

From cheering at sports games, to “amping up” school spirit at pep rallies and assemblies, the Sierra Vista High School cheerleading team enjoys continuous success throughout each school year. The...

Thursday Night Lights

Thursday Night Lights

Victoria Hines, Sports Editor October 5, 2022

 On Thursday, September 15th the Bell Game occurred between Sierra Vista and their rival Desert Oasis.  Vista won The Bell back with a  commanding score of 26 to 7.  Throughout Thursday's game, the...

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