Author: Manny Alvarez

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST! PRETTY PLEASE?!!   The 20th episode of the Student Section Report Podcast! The Big 2-0, which is fitting with our student section on the show! Manny Alvarez talks to co-host Chris Hulme talk to the Fairmont Prep Loud Crowd of Anaheim, who we consider the best small school student section in Southern California. They brought in the most members on the show in our podcast history. We spoke with Loud Crowd Advisor Ivan Ortiz, Loud Crowd Commissioner Andrew Lewis as well Loud Crowd members William Tetteh-Martley, Thristian Crabtree, Josh Sanchez, Nick Mikhail and Enrique Zanotta. We talked to the Loud Crowd on what it took to be one to be one of the best student sections in Orange County in just their second year of experience. We also...
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST OR WE'LL TAKE YOUR MILK MONEY!!!     The 19th episode of the Student Section Report Podcast! The final episode in the teens for the podcast! Manny Alvarez talks to co-host Chris Hulme talk to the Mission Hills Growl Crowd on what it took to make a huge improvement while discussing the Discovery Bowl and going crazy without the extra gear that other student sections have, all while enjoying the protein they get from eating chicken. We also talk to Sande Charles of Arizona Varsity. We discuss the COVID situation in Arizona and how big the football scene is and comparing it to SoCal. We also discuss the crazy student section game in Arizona while naming her five favorite student sections in AZ! Chris and Manny also talk...
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST OR HORNETS WILL STING YOU!!   The 18th episode of the Student Section Report Podcast! Our 2019-2020 version of the Student Section season is coming to a close. Manny Alvarez talks to co-host Chris Hulme talk to the El Modena Rowdy Rooters of Orange with ElMo Rowdy Rooter Club President and senior Abby Capra as well as Rowdy Rooter Vice President and junior Kiera Hanna. We talk about the many challenges the Rowdy Rooters and El Modena faced this year and how they have gotten closer through their battles. The Rowdy Rooters also talk about not being exclusive as they’re not affiliated through ASB anymore. All are welcome.  We also talk to Adam Paul of EC Preps in San Diego. We discuss the COVID situation in San Diego...
HISTORY WAS MADE HERE...SO CLICK HERE FOR THE PODCAST!   The 17th episode of the Student Section Report Podcast! We are moving past our coverage in this episode! Manny Alvarez talks to co-host Chris Hulme talk to the Dana Hills Pod Squad of Dana Point. Pod Squad Commissioner, senior Amanda Degeorge as well as another senior Drum Major Jennifer Maitino and Activities Director Ken Nedler aka the Podfather. We talk about the big year last football season in the stands and on the field. We also talk about how the Marching Band has been considered one of the best every year while the community unites with the Pod Squad as well as what kind of impact the Podfather has been to Dana Hills.   We also make some history and bring in a Northern California student...
With all the talk about student sections, the attention tends to drift away from the marching bands. The bands prepare and make sure the momentum is at a positive and at a high during the game as an attentive rowdy group of fans can help a football team win. With a student section as rowdy and crazy as the El Dorado Hawks Nest of Placentia, you can possibly miss the talents in the band. You can hear them and when the student section can’t get the fans or the team spirits up, the band can and the El Dorado Golden Hawks Marching Band can do that and do it just as well as the Hawks Nest. Let’s get to know this talented marching band. Let’s meet the El Dorado Golden Hawks Marching Band.   MEET...
Your PS4 can wait, LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST NOW!!!   The 16th episode of the Student Section Report Podcast! Get a small bag of popcorn for this one to go with some microphone tabbing. Manny Alvarez talks to co-host Chris Hulme talk to the 2019 SoCal Football Student Section champions, the Los Alamitos Locos and their Spirit Commissioners Carson Denyer, Presley Perez, Kate Nelson and junior Jackie Junkes on what it took to be one of the best and one of the most respected student sections in the country. The Locos stayed on and chatted with the Edison MESS (Mighty Edison Student Section), led by their leader Cole Koffler (3rd appearance on the show, tying a podcast record) as well as MESS Queen Kayla Martin and MESS Apprentices Davey Singer and Sean Angelovic and they...
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST! MEMES AREN'T FUN ANYMORE SO LISTEN TO THIS!!   The 15th episode of the Student Section Report Podcast! We are ready with washed hands and a fresh mask! Manny Alvarez talks to co-host Chris Hulme talk to ASB President Mustafa Hassan, junior Kai Wong and sophomore Amitoj Singh of the Portola Dog Pound of Irvine, one of the fastest growing student sections in Southern California as they are climbing the ladder as one of the best student sections in Orange County. We also talk to Pep Fernandez of the Inland Sports Show on how the Inland Empire has taken the spring sports shutdown due to COVID-19. We also talk about the best student section battled in the Inland Empire. Chris and Manny also talk about another quarantined week...
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST!! TAKE A TIMEOUT FROM TIKTOK AND LISTEN TO THIS!!!   The 14th episode of the Student Section Report Podcast! We’re still alive, podcast wise and life wise! Anywho, Manny Alvarez talks to co-host Chris Hulme talk to Clayton Beach of the Tesoro Titan Army on what it took to get the Titan Army back on top as well as giving other student sections notes on what it will take to become one of the best student sections in Southern California.  We also talk about the situation with high school seniors during COVID-19 and what they are losing. We also talk to Carlos Arias of Extra Innings Softball and the former senior writer and editor at SoCal Sidelines, a website I used to work for. We discuss the spring...
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST!! IT'S NOT LIKE YOU HAVE ANYTHING ELSE GOING ON IN YOUR LIFE RIGHT NOW!!   The 13th episode of the Student Section Report Podcast! Unlucky 13. It seems fitting with what we are dealing with. Anyway, Manny Alvarez talks to co-host Chris Hulme talk to Ruby Trestik and Zach Forbath of the Newport Harbor Tarpit on what it has taken to stay as one of the best in Orange County that goes along with their much improved social media game this year while we discuss the best pizza spots in Newport Beach! We also go back into marching bands and talk to Band Director Victor de Los Santos and his Marching Saints of Santa Ana which includes the Vice President of the Band, senior flute and piccolo player...
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST WHILE YOU QUARANTINE!!!   The 12th episode of the Student Section Report Podcast! I feel so official! Manny Alvarez talks to co-host Chris Hulme talk to Katherine Tong, Gabriella Hosea and Brady Williams of the San Marcos Blue Crew on what it has taken to be one of the best student sections in San Diego and Southern California year after year! We also talk to Moe Orr and Tony Rossignol of The High School Narrative (THSN.app) on the amazing things they do behind the scenes while touching the lives of many high school students. Very powerful that they do with the students. Plus, we break some surprising news with us and THSN. Let’s just say we're going to make a great team! Finally, for the third time in...