Water polo stars are three of a kind

Three Lions bound for Division I

Jake Ehrhardt and Adrian Weinberg helped ignite a winning tradition for the boys’ water polo team at Oaks Christian High. They’re now thriving in college, at USC and California, respectively. Most programs would hit a lull without those superstars, but not the Lions, who have been able to uphold their reputation as team to be reckoned with in CIF-Southern Section […]

Oak Park wins opener; Warriors, Lions stumble

FOOTBALL /// Playoffs

Local Acorn high school football teams are slugging it out in the postseason. Oak Park remained undefeated after a 45-13 win against Maranatha in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 12 playoffs Nov. 8 at home. Defensive end/left tackle Luka Sarac, a UC Davis commit, registered 11 tackles, two sacks and one forced fumble for the victorious Eagles. […]

The Tribe is alive

Warriors surge into CIF-Southern Section Open Division semifinals

Westlake High’s girls’ tennis team could be celebrating a CIF-Southern Section Open Division title in the coming years. A program that enjoyed unparalleled success under legendary head coach Connie Flanderka has savored a renaissance of sorts with third-year head coach Scott Yasgoor. “I’m so glad I got to experience having Coach Flanderka and Coach Scott,” said Sam Noh, a senior […]

Deep in the heart of Warrior Country

WE WHO WAIT—Westlake High football players wait for a call from the sidelines in the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 playoffs on Nov. 8 at home against Grace Brethren. Westlake lost the game, 42-38.


Boys’ squad is ranked No. 1 in CIF-Southern Section Division 3

The Chargers aren’t surprised by the success they’ve enjoyed this fall. “We knew as sophomores that our senior year was going to be something special,” said Ryan Koepnick, a senior on the Agoura High boys’ cross country team. Two years ago, head coach Colin Pratt praised the group of then-sophomores who he believed would eventually contend for CIF-Southern Section and […]

The quest for volleyball immortality

GROOVY—Westlake High girls’ volleyball player Katie Fleck, No. 22, celebrates a point with teammates during the Warriors’ three-set loss to Esperanza on Nov. 2 at home in the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 playoff quarterfinals. The Marmonte League champion Warriors finished with a 26-7 overall record.

No time for a catnap

CIF-Southern Section postseason kicks off this week

BREAKING NEWS: Monday Night Football Cat replaces Mitch Trubisky at quarterback for the Chicago Bears. If you didn’t see the black cat, more elusive than Flash Gordon who eats better than Gordon Ramsay, score a touchdown at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey during the Giants-Cowboys game, then stop what you’re doing and watch the video with the Kevin Harlan play-by-play […]

The Tribe’s Technician

Omar Mejia, a senior center, quietly excels in the trenches for WHS

Arnold Schwarzenegger is the Terminator. Jeff Bridges is the Dude. Omar Mejia is the Technician. A 6-foot, 250-pound senior center and captain for Westlake High’s football team, Mejia operates without fanfare, without fuss. He tangles in the trenches without asking anything more or less than he would give his fellow Warriors, which is his heart and soul, his blood and […]

Marco Siderman Player of the Week

Marco Siderman, QB, Westlake: The senior threw a school-record seven touchdown passes, the last scoring strike to his younger brother, Mateo. The Holy Cross commit threw for 509 yards while completing 79% of his passes. “It was a really special moment. Breaking the record in (Mateo’s) first varsity game is something we’ll both remember for a long time,” Marco said.

The Acorn Power Poll

1 Grace Brethren (8-1) Grace Brethren High’s football team suffered its first loss of the year, 13-7, to Sierra Canyon. The committee of one would be foolish to drop the Lancers in the Power Poll. Grace Brethren will collide with Camarillo on Friday at Moorpark College for the Camino League crown. 2 Camarillo (9-0) Scorpions breeze past Thousand Oaks, 47-6. […]

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