Sports

Westlake Warriors (4-0) vs. Moorpark Musketeers (3-0)

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


The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week The Musketeers haven’t forgotten. Last year, Moorpark lost to Westlake by three points. The sting of defeat never wore off for the Green Machine. “It was tough,” said Alec Powell, a Moorpark senior running back who recently picked up a scholarship offer to Stetson University. “This is really big for me. […]

The Acorn Power Poll, Week 4

1. Thousand Oaks (0-4) In a heartwarming gesture, Thousand Oaks players walked to the Saugus sideline to give white roses, shake hands and hug their opponents before last week’s game. The tribute was for Christian Nsubuga, a Saugus junior football player who died earlier in the week. The Lancers lost the game 42-6 at College of the Canyons. Trevor Howarth […]

Weekend schedule

Agoura vs.Birmingham, Friday,7:30 p.m. at Cleveland High Rancho Cucamonga atCalabasasFriday, 7 p.m. Oak Park vs.West Ranch, Friday,7 p.m. at Valencia Murrieta Valley atOaks ChristianFriday, 7 p.m.

League Standings

Last week’s top performer

Thousand Oaks: The entire Lancer football team takes the nod for the program’s exemplary display of sportsmanship before the kickoff against Saugus. Christian Nsubuga, a Saugus junior who played junior varsity football, died days before the Sept. 7 game. Lancer players went over to the opposing sideline to shake hands and hug Saugus players. The Acorn sports staff salutes the […]

Alemany Warriors (3-0) vs. Oaks Christian Lions (3-0)

— Friday, 7 p.m. at Oaks Christian High School —


The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week Casey Clausen’s returning to Oaks Christian High. Well, for one night, and on the opposing sideline. Clausen, Alemany’s firstyear head coach, spent five seasons as offensive coordinator for Oaks Christian. He then led the revival of the Calabasas program for four years before landing at his alma mater, Alemany. He said […]

The Acorn Power Poll

1. Oaks Christian (3-0)2. Westlake (3-0)3. Calabasas (1-1)4. Camarillo (3-0)5. Moorpark (2-0)6. Simi Valley (2-1)7. Grace Brethren (2-1)8. Newbury Park (1-1)9. Rio Mesa (2-1)10. Agoura (2-1) Comment: Oaks Christian ranked No. 19 in the U.S. by MaxPreps. Calabasas picks up first win for head coach Chris Claiborne. Moorpark stuns Notre Dame, 35-34, on two-point conversion.

Weekend schedule

El Camino Real atAgouraFriday, 7 p.m.Calabasas atLa HabraFriday, 7 p.m.Channel Islands atOak ParkFriday, 7 p.m.St. Francis atWestlakeFriday, 7 p.m.

League Standings

Last week’s top performers

James Lockmann, Riley Staley, Nico Della Ripa, Ryan Rowe, Jackson Harn, Jake East, Gil Levi, Agoura: These seven Chargers scored touchdowns in a 48-0 win against Taft. Kicker Billi Perez booted six extra points. Matt Mori, RB, Oak Park: The Eagle had 121 rushing yards on 24 carries in a 35-16 loss at Nordhoff. Esteban Mendez, LB, Oak Park: The […]


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