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Senior Adeline Anderson Signs to Play College Golf

Adeline Anderson signing her National Letter of Intent for Brigham Young University.
Madeline Marshall, Section Editor January 5, 2021

Adeline is the first student in Buena’s history to graduate early. She leaves us so soon to play division one golf at Brigham Young University. Anderson has been around golf all of her life. Her father...

Scouts express concerns about LaMelo Ball

LaMelo Ball of the Hawks during warmups
Tanner Coatsworth, Writer December 16, 2020

LaMelo Ball, a name the basketball world has known since his highschool debut in 2015,When he shocked the world with his crossovers and jumpshots. A young starting point guard for the best high school...

On your mark, get set, go: An update on track and field

Junior sprinter Zoey Brar-Avelar poses before practice ready to run.
Jayla Bratton, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

The Buena High School track and field team has started practicing to hopefully prepare for a season. Although, many players are concerned about the risks involved. "I feel happy and excited that I...

Buena soccer athletics kickoffs for a bright future

Savana Durr (top) and Taylin Butterbaugh (bottom) have officially signed their NIL Nov. 11.
Adeline Anderson, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

Nov. 11, Taylin Butterbaugh and Savana Durr, Buena’s soccer athletes, signed their National Letter of Intent (NLI) to play soccer at the collegiate level. Butterbaugh signed to continue her soccer journey...

LeBron James is catching up to Jordan as the G.O.A.T

Michael Jordan (left) and LeBron James (right) both have remarkable careers in the world of basketball, but only one can be the G.O.A.T.
Tanner Coatsworth, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

There's no question that ever since LeBron James was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003, he has taken the League by storm and has arguably become one of the greatest basketball players of all time;...

Dodgers end 32 year wait by winning 2020 World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers emerge victorious in the 2020 World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Madeline Marshall, Section Editor November 16, 2020

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1, and took home the 2020 World Series trophy during the strangest year in baseball history. The shortened season due to the COVID-19 forced every team...

Marching on hold

Visual representation of the music department.
Jacqueline Magana-Chavez, Staff Writer November 9, 2020

Like with many other sports, marching band and colorguard have had to cancel their fall season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, unlike other sports, their competitions have not been rescheduled for...

Buena basketball copes with the impact of shorter preseason play

Visual representation of a empty basketball court
Tanner Coatsworth, Writer October 17, 2020

With the COVID-19 virus causing a pandemic around the world, student-athletes are not able to do all the physical activity they once did. School sports will be coming back in winter, but how will the teams...

The NBA bubble proves effective

Utah Jazz Guard Donovan Mitchell, lays on the floor next to Denver Nuggets Guard Jamal Murray, after a heartbreaking defeat to the Denver Nuggets on Sep. 1 in the NBA “Bubble”.
Michael Torres, Staff Writer October 15, 2020

Since COVID-19 shut down the world in March, everyone has been looking for ways to “flatten the curve”, and return to some normalcy, and the National Basketball Association is no different.  By...

Buena Sports Sharing the Field More Than Ever

Empty Buena stadium on the night Oct. 5, which is unable to house any soccer games, track, and football games currently due to the COVID-19.
Brigit Fitzgerald, Staff Writer October 8, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Buena sports will have to share the field in the spring, as most sports will be played in the same season and will have to adapt their practice and workout schedules accordingly.  “Practice...

Three Bulldogs Receive Athletic Scholarships

Grace Saad, Trevor Smentek and Marissa Saucedo sign their scholarship documents on Feb 5, 2020 at the Buena High School Library in front of faculty, family and friends.
Vanessa Corrales, Staff Writer July 28, 2020

Seniors Grace Saad, Trevor Smentek and Marissa Saucedo, who all received athletic scholarships celebrated a special National Signing Day on Wednesday Feb 5, 2020. The scholar athletes were accompanied...

Buena and Ventura renew their rivalry for the 56th time

The Bulldogs defend their end zone in the final minutes of the Buena vs. Ventura game on Oct. 25 at Larrabee Stadium
Trevor Smentek November 8, 2019

On a warm evening at Larrabee Stadium on Oct. 25, the Buena Bulldogs and Ventura Cougars looked to renew their rivalry in the historic annual game. This year marks the 56th time these two teams have faced...

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