Chargers in charge

Marmonte League outlook: Boys’ water polo

Coaches agree on two things: Parity will rule in the Marmonte League, and Agoura High is the team to beat. After that, second place is wide open for the other six boys’ water polo squads, and many games could come down to a lastsecond goal. “I don’t consider anyone in our league to be a slouch,” Agoura head coach Dustin […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Oak Park Eagles (0-0) vs. Grace Brethren Lancers (1-0Friday, 7:30 p.m. at Moorpark College

Like the Olivia NewtonJohn hit song, the Oak Park High football team wants to get physical. Coming off last season’s disappointing 3-6 campaign in which it missed the playoffs, this year’s OPHS squad is eager to restore its dominance in the trenches and in the running game. The Eagles get their first shot at redemption Friday night at Moorpark College […]

Weekend schedule

Ventura at Agoura Friday, 7 p.m. Viewpoint at Lucerne Valley Friday, 7 p.m. Valencia at Thousand Oaks Friday, 7 p.m. Muir at Oaks Christian Friday, 7:30 p.m. Granada Hills at Calabasas Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Marmonte standings

Tri-Valley standings

Other local football matchups

Granada Hills (0-0) at Calabasas (0-0) Outlook: Both programs are coming off 1-9 campaigns, so, barring a tie, somebody’s going to match last year’s win total. More so than in any recent year, Calabasas’ preseason schedule allows for a fast start. In addition to Granada Hills, the Coyotes play at Hueneme and Channel Islands in the coming weeks. All appear […]

Last week’s top performers

Nelson Spruce, WR/S, Westlake: Doing his best Jerry Rice impression during a 48-26 wipeout of Paso Robles, Spruce, a junior, hauled in five receptions for 233 yards and four scores. His receiving yardage was a WHS singlegame record, breaking the previous mark of 210 yards set by Joey Cuppari in 1996. The four TD receptions tied a school record. Malcolm […]

Practice SAT

Revolution Prep will offer two mock exams as fundraisers for the Oak Park High School PFC from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school. The mock SAT is Sat., Sept. 12, and the mock ACT is Oct. 3. Parents may attend an information session about standardized testing and have their questions answered at 12:15 p.m. Sept. 12 in room […]

Marlee Matlin to kick off speaker series

Academyaward winning actress Marlee Matlin will kick off a new Celebrity Speaker Series at Calabasas High on Tues., Sept. 22. The series will raise money for the school’s theater program, said Jill Froch, president of the school’s theater boosters. Matlin will deliver an inspirational talk to guests, one that will be relevant to “everyone,” Froch said. Froch said she has […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Burglars stole a $2,000 laptop computer and other items valued at about $1,000 from a car parked at a shopping center in the 5600 block of Kanan Road Aug. 8. Someone stole a $150 navigation system and caused $200 in damages to a car parked in the 28900 block of Hollowbrook Avenue Aug. 8. On Aug. 8, a […]