2009-11-25 E-Edition

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Patriots prevail

Girls’ tennis program claims second CIF title in school history

Crystal Arnold was smiling and laughing so much, she forgot to breathe. “I need to catch my breath,” Arnold said. Arnold stopped to breath— maybe for a nanosecond—and continued celebrating. The senior and No. 1 singles player for the Viewpoint High girls’ tennis team helped the Patriots win the CIF-Southern Section Division 5 championship 10-8 over Buckley on Monday at […]

Area cross country teams, individuals advance to state meet

The running will continue for one more week, at least for some area teams and individuals. Locals competed at the CIFSouthern Section Cross Country Championships last weekend at the rugged and hilly Mount San Antonio College course in Walnut. Although there were no team or individual champions from the area, several locals turned in fine performances in the final act […]

Oaks Christian athletes make college choices official

Oaks Christian senior swimmers Chase Bloch and Hayley Shillington have each signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in college. Bloch will attend University of Southern California, and Shillington will attend University of the Pacific. Both swimmers train with CLASS Aquatics. In football news, Lion senior defensive back Max Napolitano has committed to Yale, according to head coach Bill […]

Football squads storm into quarterfinal round

Warriors play at Hueneme, while Oaks Christian travels to Harvard-Westlake

Now it gets good. Real good. There are several tasty matchups on tap for Friday night’s quarterfinal round of the high school football playoffs. Of local interest, Camarillo travels to Moorpark in a top-billing battle of one-loss teams. A pair of unbeaten juggernauts, Oaks Christian and Westlake, hit the road, while Newbury Park plays host to powerhouse St. Bonaventure. Here’s […]

Club takes home huge trophy

HANDFUL— The sixth-grade travel team from Westlake National Junior Basketball won first place in its division at the Swoosh Tournament held at the UC Santa Barbara Thunderdome. Team members are Brandon Jacobs, Cole Palka, David Serge, Dillon Dirksen, Jake Oatey, Vinny Corso, Charlie Griffin, Matthew Elbaum, Milana Kazmer, Niccolo Posarelli and Reece Chodorow. The team is coached by Bob Jacobs […]

Agoura’s Hultin claims first place

Area swimmers from Conejo Simi Aquatics excelled at the Buenaventura 40th annual David Graham Memorial Meet on the weekend of Nov. 7-8. Agoura High’s Shannyn Hultin, 16, received the high points award for girls 15-18. Kyle Berg, 14, a freshman at Royal, won the high points award for boys 13-14. Many other CSA competitors achieved new time standards for upcoming […]

Score choice dilemma

When the College Board announced its new Score Choice program last year, high school students were excited about the prospect of being able to control which SAT and Subject Test scores would be sent to colleges. Some students began taking the SAT in the fall, rather than waiting till spring of junior year, thinking they would take the test five […]

Crowned at Oak Park High

ROYALTY— Seniors Brett Ashley Hall and Yee Ting Wu are named Homecoming Queen and King at Oak Park High School during halftime at the Nov. 6 football game.

Students say ‘thanks’ to their parents

Several Lindero Canyon Middle School teachers and classes got together last Friday to host a Thanksgiving breakfast for students and their families. Students in the Las Virgenes Unified School District have Thanksgiving week off from school. The breakfast was a way for students, staff and parents to give thanks to each other. Math and social studies teacher Chuck Cohen has […]