Jenna Ortiz

Jenna Ortiz

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Stop confusing track and cross country

Stop confusing track and cross country

Thinking that track and cross-country are the same is like thinking that football and rugby are the same; both sports are completely different and once you observe their meets, that difference becomes apparent. Both sports include running and meets, but there’s more...

Bonita cross country makes CIF

Bonita cross country makes CIF

Both Bonita’s boys’ and girls’ cross country teams qualified for CIF with the girls finishing second and the boys finishing third at League Finals. Only the top three teams out of six go on to CIF. After competing in the Mt. Sac Invitational on Friday, it was...

Stop confusing track and cross country

Bearcats drop second game in a row to Tartans

Bonita High School's football team ended their two-game homestand with a loss to Glendora, 34-19. This week involved intense practices for the team to bounce back from last week’s loss to Claremont. The gameplan for Glendora was similar to Claremont's because both...

Stop confusing track and cross country

Woodbridge offers a fun start to the cross country season

Hundreds of cross country teams, including Bonita’s, across the state gathered for the 35th Woodbridge Invitational on September 18th and 19th. Woodbridge is a favorite among the runners because of the great conditions. They don’t have to deal with the hills they are...

Stop confusing track and cross country

My night with Taylor Swift

Last night was the first of five sold-out concerts for Taylor Swift at Staples Center. This was also my first time seeing her. I have been a fan for years and this night was going to be great. I just didn't know how great it would actually be. Since I wanted to stand...

Stop confusing track and cross country

On the red carpet at the ESPYS

Last week, the ESPYS took place at the Microsoft Center in downtown Los Angeles and I was able to be a part of the red carpet. I got to sit in the grandstands and watch the famous attendees walk by and stop for interviews. The ESPYS are the biggest award show for...

Stop confusing track and cross country

Bonita track and field wins first league title in 52 years

1963 was the last time both Bonita’s boys and girls won the league championship in track and field. Now, 52 years later, the wait has finally ended with the both divisions winning league championships. Coach Shalynn Johansson said, “Coming into this new league, none...