St. Bonaventure (5-2) vs. Westlake (1-6)

— Friday, 7 p.m. at Westlake High School —

It’s homecoming week for Westlake High’s football team. It’s also a bit of a homecoming for St. Bonaventure head coach Tony Henney and Seraphs quarterback Gavin Beerup. Henney, now in his third season guiding St. Bonnie, coached the Warriors for two seasons before being unceremoniously dismissed following the 2016 season. Beerup played for Westlake’s junior varsity squad in 2016 before […]

Last Week’s Top Performers

Carson Kuhl, WR, Westlake: The senior snagged seven catches for 128 yards and two touchdowns in a loss to Calabasas. Jaden Casey, QB, Calabasas: Coyote senior threw for 229 yards and five touchdowns in a win. Marco Siderman, QB, Westlake: The Warrior continued his stellar play by throwing for 343 yards and four scores against Calabasas. Siderman added 61 rushing […]

The Acorn Power Poll

1 Grace Brethren (6-0) Grace Brethren High’s football team dominated Bishop Diego 42-13 in last week’s Camino League opener. Lancers travel to face Moorpark (2-4) Friday. 2 Camarillo (6-0) Scorpions, who had a bye last week, travel to take on Bishop Diego (3-3) Saturday at Santa Barbara City College. 3 Calabasas (5-2) Coyote offense overwhelms Westlake defense in 54-35 Marmonte […]

Make a racket

Westlake among top-ranked teams in California

The Warriors have separated themselves from the rest of the pack in Acorn country. Westlake High’s girls’ tennis team, ranked No. 5 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 poll, is the only ranked squad in the area. Calabasas has a solid lineup, but the Coyotes will likely have to settle for second place in the Marmonte League, ahead of Oaks […]

St. Genevieve (3-2) vs. Agoura (1-5)

— Friday, 7 p.m. at Agoura High School —

Fighting to snap a losing streak can feel like trying to free a vehicle from mud. No matter how hard one punches the gas, the tires keep spinning wildly, sending splatters of mud airborne and making things worse. At first glance, Agoura High’s football team has buried itself during a five-losing skid, but Chargers head coach Kamran Salem said his […]

Last Week’s Top Performers

Griffen DeVarennes, DT, Oak Park: The Eagle notched career-high 3.5 sacks with seven tackles, including four for loss of yards. Westlake receivers: Warriors went wild, including Jaseem Reed (9 catches, 141 yards, three TDs), Tyler Enderle (10 for 100 and one TD) and Cooper Wallace (11 for 127). Nate Frederick, QB, Agoura: Had 186 yards and two TDs.

Player of the Week

Marco “Spider-Man” Siderman, QB, Westlake: The Holy Cross commit set a single-game school record with 438 passing yards, and he tied the Westlake record with five TD throws. Former Warrior QB Casey Preston had 425 passing yards against Agoura in 1996.

The Acorn Power Poll

1 Grace Brethren (5-0) Grace Brethren High’s football team gets toughest test of year from Westlake in 49-35 win. Lancers open Camino League this week against Bishop Diego (3-2) at home. 2 Camarillo (6-0) Scorpions win Black and Blue Bowl at Rio Mesa 42-14 before bye this week. 3 Calabasas (4-2) Coyotes stymie Valencia, 35-7. Next: Calabasas opens Marmonte League […]

Shoot to score: Action heats up in the pool

Oaks Christian, Agoura are among top Acorn teams

Competition between local prep boys’ water polo teams is thicker than the creamy bacon potato soup at Red Lobster. Oaks Christian High, one of the top squads in the United States, is No. 5 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1/2 poll. Agoura will try to defend its Coastal Canyon League crown before heading back to the Marmonte next fall. Newbury […]

Lancer coach fighting cancer

Grace Brethren will dedicate game to Ryan Wetnight, who played eight seasons in the NFL

When Grace Brethren High’s football team takes the field Friday night against Westlake, the Lancers will have a new addition to their helmets. It’s a tiny, black decal with a red No. 89, the number first-year receivers coach Ryan Wetnight wore during his seven seasons playing tight end with the Chicago Bears in the NFL. The Lancers have dedicated the […]

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