2009-10-15

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Two at the top

Marmonte League midseason football report

Imagine the Steel Curtain going head-to-head with the Greatest Show on Turf. Or picture the Mongols doing battle with the Romans on a 100yard strip of FieldTurf in the Conejo Valley, circa 2009. It’s early, of course, but the Marmonte League football title sure looks like it’s coming down to the stingy Moorpark High defense against the high-powered Westlake offense. […]

10 tough dudes



These 10 athletes have made a strong case for Marmonte League Most Valuable Player honors through the season’s first half: Nick Isham, QB/S/P, Westlake: This WHS junior standout has completed 45of-63 passes (71 percent) for 671 yards with 12 TDs and one INT. In addition, he’s rushed for 201 yards and two scores, has logged 26 tackles and two INTs […]

TVL is as tough as nails

Oaks Christian, Oak Park and La Reina netters ranked in CIF

Talk about a jambalaya, chowder, chili, matzo ball soup hodgepodge at the top of the TriValley League girls’ volleyball standings. La Reina, St. Bonaventure, Oak Park and Oaks Christian are all ranked in the CIF-Southern Section Division 2-A poll. Actually, they’re all positioned together like ducks in the poll at fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh, respectively. In the first round […]

Magical shot



NICE WORK— On Sept. 26, Oak Park resident Jerry Kosberg made the first hole-in-one of his 40-year golfing career. The shot occurred on the 156-yard second hole at Lost Canyons Golf Course. Kosberg used a 9-iron.

Altmann’s all about the team

Senior 2-meter guard a force in the pool for Agoura

James Altmann is the definition of a versatile water polo player. A senior 2-meter guard for the Agoura High boys’ water polo squad, Altmann is one of the team’s strongest defenders, a solid left-handed shooter on offense, the team leader in assists the past two seasons and a positive, selfless teammate who gets along with everyone. “He’s extremely important,” said […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 16: Comedy Sportz/G building Sat., Oct. 17: PSAT/8 a.m. Tues., Oct. 20: Late start day College-bound athletes/G building/7:50 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 22: Fall pep rally Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Oct. 16: National Honor Society meeting/12:05 p.m. Sat., Oct. 17: PSAT/7:45 a.m. Saturday school tutoring/8 a.m. Mon., Oct. 19: Calendar meeting/ 10:10 a.m. Kaplan test prep/5 p.m. PFC […]

Annual D.C. trip is fun, educational

Parents can attend informational meetings

Registration is open for the 33rd annual student tour to Washington, D.C. and Williamsburg during spring vacation. The trip is open to area middle and high school students in grades eight and above. The non-school activity is sponsored by local teachers and has involved more than 11,000 students total. Three informational meetings have been scheduled to provide an overview of […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Someone stole $2,000 worth of construction equipment from the garage of a home on Rock Tree Drive sometime between Aug. 23 and Sept. 20. Vandals caused $1,000 in damage to a car parked on Rock Tree Drive Sept 23. Another car parked on the same street also sustained similar damage the same evening. A thief stole $20 in […]

Pet of the Week



LOVE ME— Paisley, a 5month-old female dilute tortie-colored shorthair cat, is a stray. Paisley can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Paisley home, ask for ID No. A4041135. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http:// animalcare.lacounty.gov/.