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The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Simi Valley Pioneers (0-7) at Calabasas Coyotes (1-6) Friday, 7 p.m.

Anticipation will fill the air on Halloween eve at Calabasas High. Sean Moore, a middle linebacker for the Coyote football team, couldn’t hide his excitement for Friday’s home game against Simi Valley. “The whole team has been waiting for this game since the summer,” Moore said. That’s because former coach Lance Martin will make his return to Keith Ritchie Stadium. […]

Weekend schedule

Rio Hondo Prep at Viewpoint Friday, 3 p.m. Westlake at Royal Friday, 7 p.m. Newbury Park at Agoura Friday, 7 p.m. Thousand Oaks at Moorpark Friday, 7 p.m. Oak Park at Oaks Christian Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Marmonte standings

Tri-Valley standings

Other local football matchups

Oak Park (3-4) at OCHS (7-0) Outlook: Credit the Oak Park Eagles for refusing to quit on their season despite a rash of injuries to key starters. Oak Park has won back-toback Tri-Valley League games on the strength of a defense that bends, but won’t break. As always, the Eagles face their stiffest test of the season against rival Oaks […]

Last week’s top performers

Nelson Spruce, WR/DB, Westlake: The standout junior pass-catcher was unstoppable against Newbury Park, totaling nine receptions for 196 yards and a pair of touchdowns, including the game-winning score late in the fourth quarter. Sam Bradley, RB/DB, Agoura: After missing nearly a month due to injury, Bradley returned to the field to help the Chargers clobber Simi Valley, 30-7. He had […]

Releaguing decision sends shockwaves through Marmonte

Addition of Oaks Christian and St. Bonaventure to league for football only has some officials seething, others smiling

The Marmonte League is set for the next four years. Or is it? Confusion still reigns after the CIF-Southern Section voted last week at Long Beach to turn the Marmonte into a 10-team league for football only, adding state and national powers Oaks Christian and St. Bonaventure of Ventura into the existing mix of Agoura, Calabasas, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Royal, […]

Young plays like a veteran in claiming Calabasas tennis title

Unseeded Donald Young of Atlanta captured his first tournament title of the year and the third of his career with a straight-set victory over second-seeded Michael Russell as the ninth annual USTA Men’s Pro Tennis Championship of Calabasas came to a close Sunday. Young, 20, remained steady and played the swirling, moderate wind and the bigger points a little better […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Mon., Nov. 2: Music booster meeting/J-3 Tues., Nov. 3: Theater arts booster meeting/faculty dining room Makeup California High School Exit Exam Wed., Nov. 4: Makeup California High School Exit Exam Thurs., Nov. 5: Late start day Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Oct. 30: First quarter ends Auto shop testing/11:05 a.m. National Honor Society meeting/12:05 p.m. 50-50 raffle/6 p.m. Sat., Oct. […]