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2020 Alum Jared Jones Makes Starting Rotation for the Pittsburgh Pirates

2020 Alum Jared Jones Makes Starting Rotation for the Pittsburgh Pirates

El Toro Staff March 26, 2024

Jared Jones graduated from La Mirada High School in 2020 and was drafted in the second round for Major League Baseball less than two weeks after the online high school graduation, due to the shutdown...

Girls Varsity Basketball Historic Playoff Run Ends in CIF State Round 2

Girls Varsity Basketball Historic Playoff Run Ends in CIF State Round 2

El Toro Staff February 19, 2024

The Girls Varsity Basketball team has made La Mirada High School history in their CIF playoff run in Division 5AA. The team, led by Senior Jirah Domingo, ended their regular season 18-5. The Matadores...

Boys Soccer Pushes Through Remainder of Season

Boys Soccer Pushes Through Remainder of Season

Adrian Orozco, Staff Writer January 30, 2024

These past few games have been tough for La Mirada Boys' soccer. As they have been taking defeats from Downey 4-0 and Warren 2-0. Captain Giovanni Mejia stated the group of boys the team have are very...

Turf installation begins on field at Goodman Stadium

Turf installation begins on field at Goodman Stadium

El Toro Staff December 11, 2023

Anticipation is growing as the turf installation began on Thursday, December 7 on the field at Goodman Stadium at La Mirada High School. Students, staff, and community members alike are anxious with anticipation...

Fall Sports Rally

Sofi Orozco, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

As the fall sports season comes to a close La Mirada hosted their first ever all school fall sports rally in the new gym October 20, 2023. All of the classes had a chance to show their spirit and fill...

JV Volleyball

Fall Matador Athletics Wrap-Up

London De La Rosa December 7, 2023

As fall sports came to an end it was the end for the majority of seniors playing their sport for the last time. As some fall sports qualified for CIFs such as boys water polo their season is still going...

Walker Calvo, Rebecca Eckart and Amber Valdez sign their National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, November 8 in the gym.

Three Athletes Sign Their National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, November 8

El Toro Staff November 15, 2023

Seniors Walker Calvo, Rebecca Eckart, and Amber Valdez signed their National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, November 8 in the La Mirada High School Gym. Calvo signed with United States Military Academy...

Senior Ignacio Olivares looks to pass the ball during a recent game at Splash.

Boys Water Polo Wins First Tournament in School History

Evan Trelles, Staff Writer October 5, 2023

The Boys Varsity Water Polo team heads into their 18th game of the 2023 season led by Head Coach AJ Helwani, a La Mirada alum. Senior Top Wing and Post, Robert Rayfield explained, the strength and enjoyment...

Girls Flag Football Team

Matador Girls Flag Football Makes History With its Debut

El Toro Staff October 3, 2023

History was made this school year. California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section added Girls Flag Football as a sanctioned sport in February of 2023. The Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School...

Senior Martin Aguilera runs for the winning touchdown on Thursday, September 28 in the game versus Compton Dominguez.

Varsity Football Wins 27-14 vs. Dominguez in First Gateway League Game

Adrian Orozco and Max Rankin September 29, 2023

     On September 15, La Mirada Varsity Football obtained their first win against Baldwin park 42-7. Quarterback Santino Garica stated that a key part of winning this game was getting the offense going...

Girls Tennis Team

Girls Tennis Players are First to Compete on New Courts

September 21, 2023

The Girls Tennis season is off to a strong start this fall. The team has won three league games and tied 9-9 with Paramount. The season became even more exciting with the announcement that Monday, September...

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