2009-09-03

Bright smiles after finishing first



Getting offensive

Defenses be forewarned: Marmonte League football offenses are poised to put serious points on the scoreboard this season. On the following pages, The Acorn breaks down all eight teams’ chances

Predicted order of finish 1) Moorpark Musketeers 2) Newbury Park Panthers 3) Westlake Warriors 4) Thousand Oaks Lancers 5) Agoura Chargers 6) Royal Highlanders 7) Calabasas Coyotes 8) Simi Valley Pioneers (Note: The top four teams qualify for the postseason).

The Acorn’s 2009 Marmonte League Preview



Agoura Chargers Last season’s results: (5th in Marmonte, 5-5 overall) A midseason three-game road trip crushed Agoura’s postseason aspirations, but the Chargers salvaged a .500 campaign by winning their final two games. Highlights included victories against Westlake and Royal. Notable returnees: Sam Bradley, sr., SS/TB; Max Hogan, sr., DE/OL; Eric Kagen, sr., WR; Stephan Yang, jr., WR Impact newcomer: Sean […]

Junior golfers play big



Young golfers brought their clubs and swung for the greens at Westlake Golf Course’s 22nd annual club championships. About 160 junior golfers ages 8-17 from Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Agoura, Oak Park, Simi Valley, Calabasas, Newbury Park and Camarillo participated in the event. For girls 8-11, Cameron Sage dominated her bracket with a round of 32. Jo Jo Sottile won […]

Soccer squad claims Santa Barbara Cup



Computer education on the button at Oak Park



Oak Park High School’s computer classes have been revamped to provide students with more advanced training. Computer instructors Patti Pawloski and Erik Amerikaner have added Web design, animation, graphics and programming to their in-depth technology courses. They’ve had the financial support of a state grant and the school’s parent-faculty club. In addition, Oak Park High also has a new arrangement […]

OPHS scrimmage, barbecue



The Oak Park High School football program will host its inaugural football scrimmage, barbecue and raffle tomorrow, Sept. 4 at the high school football field. The freshman/JV team will kick off at 4:30 p.m., followed by the varsity game at 6:30 p.m. The teams will play Calabasas High School. Willy’s Barbecue of Agoura Hills will sell barbecue sandwiches for $12. […]

Meeting will assist parents of incoming high school freshmen



Parents of incoming ninthgrade students—or new students in any grade level—at Agoura High School will learn how to navigate the school’s educational and counseling services at the school’s annual Parent Town Hall Meeting on Wed., Sept. 9. The town hall meeting provides parents with information about their role in the education of their high school child. Parents can learn the […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Sept. 4: Collegebound seniors/A-1/7:50 a.m. Mon., Sept. 7: Labor Day, no school Wed., Sept. 9: PFC meeting/9 a.m. Freshman town hall meeting/G building/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Sept. 4: National Honor Society meeting/12:05 p.m. CSF/12:05 p.m. Sat., Sept. 5: National Honor Society meeting/8 a.m. Mon., Sept. 7: Labor Day, no school Calendar meeting/8 a.m. CSF/12:05 p.m. Tues., […]

Close call for pooch in coyote attack