Netters know title chase is wide open

Marmonte League overview: Girls’ volleyball

With the girls’ volleyball season just under way, Marmonte League coaches know every league match will be a battle. Royal High is quietly emerging as a dark horse favorite to unseat last year’s league champs, Thousand Oaks. The Highlanders have an experienced, well-rounded squad. Although no Marmonte team was ranked in the CIFSouthern Section Division I-AA poll, RHS did collect […]

Report: Russell challenges MJ to a hoops game in Calabasas

According to a report by Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, former NBA guard and Calabasas resident Bryon Russell has challenged Michael Jordan to a game of oneon-one hoops at a local venue. “I’ll play his (butt) right now,” Russell told Spears. “This is a call-out for him to come play me. He can come out here in his private […]

OPHS promotes basketball coach

Oak Park High has named Aaron Shaw as its new boys’ varsity basketball coach for the 2009-10 season. Shaw replaces Joey Ramirez, who resigned and has accepted a coaching position at Ventura College. Shaw spent the past two seasons as a varsity assistant coach for the Eagles. Prior to that, Shaw was the school’s head JV coach for six seasons. […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Oaks Christian Lions (2-0) at Skyline Spartans (2-0)

Friday, 7 p.m. at Sammamish, Wash. Lights, camera, action—the Oaks Christian football team is going prime time. In a ballyhooed battle between a pair of programs ranked in the top 20 nationally by USA Today , Oaks Christian travels to Sammamish, Wash., to take on the Skyline High Spartans in a sold-out showdown that’ll be televised live on ESPNU. In […]

Weekend schedule

Sierra Canyon at Viewpoint Thursday, 4 p.m. Agoura at Camarillo Thursday, 7 p.m. Westlake vs. Saugus Thursday, 7:30 p.m. (at College of the Canyons) Calabasas at Hueneme Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Morro Bay at Oak Park Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Marmonte standings

Tri-Valley standings

Other local football matchups

Agoura (1-0) at Camarillo (0-1) Outlook: Agoura’s 120 victory at home over Ventura in Week 1 was far from sexy as the Chargers amassed only 128 yards of total offense and had five first downs all game. Thankfully for AHS, football isn’t a beauty pageant and a win is a win. Still, the Chargers’ offense must improve against Camarillo because […]

Last week’s top performers

Larry Edwards, head coach, Calabasas: In his first game back following a long coaching hiatus from the Coyotes, Edwards guided his squad to a 2812 victory over Granada Hills in front of a thrilled CHS home crowd. Agoura defense: When the other team fails to score, you’re doing something right. The Chargers created five turnovers in beating Ventura, 12-0. Sam […]

Teams trying to catch Coyotes

Marmonte League outlook: Girls’ tennis

The Coyotes are the favorites again until someone can knock off the champs. Calabasas High’s girls’ tennis team has been the strongest squad since joining the Marmonte League in 2002, but other schools are getting closer to toppling the Coyotes. “Over the last three or four years, I’ve seen the gap between talent on our team and our league close,” […]