2009-10-08

Baseball’s his life

In addition to leading the Angels, Westlake resident Mike Scioscia maintains a passion for youth ball

Mike Scioscia walks toward the front door at Starbucks in Oak Park dressed in a Hawaiian shirt and jeans, his hair slicked back and his head held high. On the previous night, the professional baseball team Scioscia manages, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, won the American League West pennant for the fifth time in six years. A highly emotional […]

Scioscia’s golf tourney to benefit baseball in SoCal



The sixth annual Mike Scioscia Charity Golf Tournament will take place Mon., Nov. 9 at Moorpark Country Club. All proceeds benefit Amateur Baseball Development Group, a nonprofit foundation supporting amateur baseball throughout Southern California. Former and current professional athletes are scheduled to attend the event at 11800 Championship Drive at Moorpark. The tournament cost is $295 per player and includes […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Agoura Chargers (1-3) at Westlake Warriors (4-0) Friday, 7 p.m.

Two longtime rivals look like they’re heading in different directions. On Friday night, the Agoura and Westlake high football teams will meet at the crossroads of another Marmonte League clash. The Chargers will try to end their three-game losing streak when they play the fourth of five consecutive road games. The Warriors will seek revenge after Agoura earned a 23-22 […]

Weekend schedule



Royal at Calabasas Friday, 7 p.m. Oak Park at Camarillo Friday, 7 p.m. Moorpark at Newbury Park Friday, 7 p.m. Simi Valley at Thousand Oaks Friday, 7 p.m. Long Beach Jordan at Oaks Christian Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Marmonte standings



Tri-Valley standings



Last week’s top performers



Gerard Poutier, QB, Agoura: Poutier, a junior, had a breakout performance during his team’s 34-28 loss to Royal. The young signal-caller completed 31-of-50 passes for 360 yards with three scores and a pair of interceptions. Malcolm Jones, RB/LB, Oaks Christian: The highly-touted tailback set a school record with 332 yards on 28 carries in a 33-13 victory over Venice. He […]

Other local football matchups



Jordan (1-3) at OCHS (4-0) Outlook: This game has lost some of its luster with Long Beach Jordan limping into town with three consecutive defeats. Oaks Christian has six regular-season games remaining, and the nationally ranked Lions might not be challenged in any of the upcoming contests. The Tri-Valley League as a whole is down a bit, with only OCHS […]

SoCal soccer club nets first place



SOCCER STARS— The Real SoCal girls’ U-12 soccer squad took first place in its division at the Simi Valley Eclipse Labor Day Invitational Tournament. Real SoCal is based in North Ranch. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Natalie Weinberg, Rachel Finegold, Hailey Pohevitz, Megan Demijohn, Milana Kazmer and Sarah Rodriguez. Back row: Megan Meredith, Rachel Julius, Mariana de […]

Basketball squad in hoops heaven



SKILL PLAYERS— The Ventura County Elite CYBA Magic sixth-grade girls’ basketball team finished in first place at the Swoosh Tournament held in Oxnard. The team defeated the Oxnard Jagz and Ventura Fusion to take the tile. Lindsay Emi and Milana Kazmer are in the front row. Pictured in the back row, from left, are Claire Thompson, Cayley Corridori, Kate Foultz, […]