Agoura Chargers (3-6) vs. Oak Park Eagles (3-6)

— Friday, 7 p.m. at Oak Park High School —

Don’t say it doesn’t matter. It could be played on Neptune during a cosmic blizzard of bebopping comets and the Kanan Bowl would still mean something to the Chargers and the Eagles. The Kanan Bowl will be the last high school football game for 13 seniors at Oak Park and 15 seniors at Agoura. Neither team will qualify for the […]

The Acorn Power Poll

1. Oaks Christian (9-0) Lions hold on for 21-13 win on road against Calabasas. Zach Charbonnet, Sebastian Macaluso, Josh Calvert stood out for O.C. 2. Camarillo (9-0) Camino League title on line this Friday when Grace Brethren visits. 3. Calabasas (7-2) Coyotes’ seven-game win streak snapped, but they made Oaks sweat for it. Calabasas will try to regroup against St. […]

Weekend schedule

Westlake at Oaks Christian Friday, 7 p.m. St. Bonaventure at Calabasas Friday, 7 p.m. Viewpoint vs. Brentwood, Friday, 7 p.m. at Agoura High Simi Valley at Royal Friday, 7 p.m. 50th all-time meeting


Last week’s top performers

Sebastian Macaluso, WR, Oaks Christian: The Lion had five receptions for game-high 91 yards in 21-13 win at Calabasas. He broke his own personal career-high for yards for second straight week. Ben Tene, LB, Agoura: Playing out of position, Tene rushed for a career-high 82 yards with one TD in Chargers’ 35-7 loss to Simi Valley. Junior QB Nathaniel Frederick […]

Week 9 scores

• Oaks Christian 21Calabasas 13• Simi Valley 35Agoura 7• Royal 31Oak Park 0• Westlake 42Newbury Park 7• Viewpoint 30Immanuel 6• Camarillo 58Thousand Oaks 3

Road Warriors keep burning rubber

Schultz breaks school record, Warriors cruising on trails this fall

Shakespeare wrote, “Now is the winter of our discontent.” For the Warriors, this has been the autumn of abundance. Westlake High’s girls’ cross country team has reaped a bountiful harvest this fall. The squad captured the Ventura County Championships crown for the first time in program history on Oct. 13. Westlake is ranked No. 6 in the latest CIF-Southern Section […]

Westlake boys run strong

Westlake High’s boys’ cross country runners have been burning up the trails. Drake Nienow, a senior captain, leads the Warriors. He ran a school-record 14:52 at Woodbridge earlier this season, besting the time by Westlake legend Mikey Giguere of 15:01 from 2012 at the same course. Owen Kobett, a talented sophomore, ran 15:09 at Woodbridge. Titan Teachman, a senior captain, […]

Bad moon rising

Sportsmanship in high school football reaches all-time low

On Acorn Sports Island, an “In the Bleachers” cartoon by Steve Moore is tacked on the corkboard with a green pushpin. Within the strip, a football player/Golem strapped in a helmet towers menacingly at a sports editor’s door. The office manager speaks: “Yes, it was a very critical column. However, you still need to call ahead and make an appointment […]

Lions survive on the road

FOOTBALL /// Oaks Christian 21, Calabasas 13

It wasn’t a work of art, but the Lions will settle for a win. Oaks Christian High’s football team held on to defeat Calabasas 21-13 on Oct. 19 on the road. Zach Charbonnet, a running back who verbally committed to Michigan, propelled the Lions’ offense by carrying the ball 27 times for 255 rushing yards and two touchdowns. He secured […]

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