2009-12-10

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Marmonte heavyweights meet again

Warriors face Musketeers with section football title on the line

This isn’t just the game of the year. It’s the biggest high school football game in the history of the Marmonte League. Moorpark and Westlake will play Friday at 7 p.m. for the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division championship at Simi Valley High. “This is something I’m going to remember for my whole life,” said Marc Palacios, a senior linebacker for […]

Word on the street



Here’s what Marmonte League head football coaches are saying about Friday night’s championship game between Moorpark and Westlake: Charlie Wegher, Agoura: “Moorpark has a little bit tougher defense, and it’s really difficult to beat someone twice in one season. That should give Moorpark a little extra motivation. I’m sure they feel kind of embarrassed about what happened last time, and […]

OCHS faces Serra in clash of unbeaten powers



As far as championship rematches go, this one ranks near the top. The undefeated football teams from Oaks Christian and Serra high schools will do battle Friday night for the CIFSouthern Section Northwest Division crown. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. at Serra High. Oaks Christian throttled Serra, 63-28, during last year’s Northwest championship, winning the program’s record-setting sixth consecutive […]

Furyk finds his rhythm

Veteran golfer wins Chevron World Challenge

Jim Furyk had more than a million reasons to smile following Sunday’s final round of the Chevron World Challenge at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks. The Pennsylvania-born sharpshooter fired his second consecutive round of 67 to win the annual local showcase by one stroke over Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell. Furyk, who pocketed a hefty $1.35-million first-place check, posted a […]

Coyotes chase down first-place prize



ON THE PROWL— The U-11 Coyote baseball team clobbered the competition in Oxnard and emerged as champions in one of its first tournaments as a new team. The squad consists of boys from Westlake, Thousand Oaks, Agoura and Simi Valley. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Daniel Redell, Sean Woods, Max Kratochvil, Steven Taylor, Tommy Redell and Ronny […]

Tri-Valley girls’ soccer squads have star power

Three local teams ranked in preseason top 10

Some of the best girls’ soccer teams in Division 5 will have to claw their way into the playoffs. How can that be? Three Tri-Valley League squads are ranked in the CIFSouthern Section Division 5 preseason top-10 poll. Oaks Christian, a semifinalist in 2008, is third in the poll while Oak Park (ninth) and La Reina (tied for 10th) are […]

Volleyball star nets top honor



Sarah Sherman of Westlake Village was named to the AllWestside League First Team for high school girls’ volleyball. The senior netter plays for New Community Jewish High in West Hills. Sherman, who averaged three aces and five kills per game, led her squad to a 7-3 league record and into the playoffs this season.

Clausen’s thrown his last pass for Notre Dame



Oaks Christian graduate Jimmy Clausen has opted to forgo his senior season at Notre Dame and enter the NFL Draft. The star quarterback announced his decision early this week after meeting with former Fighting Irish coach Charlie Weis. “After the season, in talking to my parents and obviously Coach Weis, I just feel it’s the right time,” said Clausen during […]