2009-11-05 E-Edition

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Nordhoff Rangers (7-1) at Oak Park Eagles (3-5) Friday, 7:30 p.m.

The Oak Park High football team has all the motivation it needs. What’s on the line? Friday’s game has playoff implications. The opponent is a Tri-Valley League rival. And it’s the Eagles’ homecoming. The winner of the Oak ParkNordhoff clash will likely secure second place in the TVL behind vaunted Oaks Christian. “This is a huge game for us,” said […]

Weekend schedule

Moorpark at Agoura Friday, 7 p.m. Westlake at Simi Valley Friday, 7 p.m. Viewpoint vs. Flintridge Prep Friday, 7 p.m. (at Occidental College) Newbury Park at Calabasas Friday, 7 p.m. Oaks Christian vs. Santa Clara Friday, 7:30 p.m. (at Channel Islands High)

Marmonte standings

Tri-Valley standings

Other local football matchups

Westlake (8-0) at Simi Valley (1-7) Outlook: Westlake and Moorpark are both one win away from setting up a Marmonte League championship game in the teams’ regular-season finale Nov. 13 at Westlake. The Warriors, however, must first take care of business this weekend at Simi Valley, which is coming off its first victory of the year, a 28-14 come-from-behind win […]

Last week’s top performers

Michael Tack, DB/HB, Westlake: The senior scored on a 90-yard interception return and added a 49-yard touchdown reception as the Warriors roughed up Royal, 38-0. Oaks Christian defense: OCHS posted its second straight shutout in league play with a 59-0 thrashing of Oak Park. The Eagles managed only 86 yards of total offense and five first downs. James Bishop, RB/DB, […]

Patriots ready to make a racket in tennis playoffs

Viewpoint girls win Liberty League championship

The Viewpoint High girls’ tennis team found time to unwind. Before clinching the Liberty League championship the day before Halloween, the Patriots enjoyed a pumpkin-carving contest at the home of top singles player Crystal Arnold. Since Arnold’s parents couldn’t decide on one winner, two pumpkins took home top honors. Michelle Arnold picked Sarah Gabriel’s masterpiece while Jerry Arnold selected the […]

‘Hey, Montana, did I ever tell you about when I used to play?’

THEY’RE ALL EARS— Oaks Christian head football coach Bill Redell, back, has a few words of advice for senior quarterback Nick Montana, center, and his parents, Joe and Jennifer, during a press conference last week in which the young signal-caller was invited to play in the Under Armour All-America Game on Jan. 2 at St. Petersburg, Fla. Redell was a […]

Kang dazzles during CIF golf tournament

Warrior senior shoots 68, wins in a playoff

Danielle Kang’s amazing season on the links just got a little better. The Westlake High senior fired a 4-under-par 68 Tuesday afternoon at Soule Park Golf Course in Ojai to tie for first place through 18 holes at the CIFSouthern Section Northern Individual Regional. On the first playoff hole, Kang’s par putt was enough to defeat Emily Tubert of Burroughs […]