2010-02-04

2010-02-04 E-Edition

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U12 soccer teams stand tall



Action packed

Oaks Christian’s brand of basketball is lighting up local scoreboards

Big in the paint, uber-athletic on the wing and deadly running the fast break—the Oaks Christian boys’ basketball team can dominate an opponent in an assortment of ways. Outstanding roster balance and versatility throughout the lineup has once again allowed the defending league champion Lions to rise to the top of the TriValley League standings with only a week remaining […]

Agoura golfer has round of his life to win Pro-Am event



Ryan Hendler is 5-foot-6 and 110 pounds soaking wet. At the Sony Open Pro-Am at Waialae Country Club in Oahu, Hawaii, Hendler couldn’t have been more formidable if he were a wicked combination of Happy Gilmore and the Incredible Hulk. An Agoura High senior, Hendler had the round of his life during the Pro-Am by shooting a 3-under-par 67 on […]

Lions have too much firepower for OPHS



The Oaks Christian girls’ soccer team started off a busy week with a bang. Facing Tri-Valley League rival Oak Park on Monday at OPHS, the first-place Lions overcame several missed opportunities during a scoreless opening half before exploding for three goals after intermission en route to a 3-0 victory. “The game was frustrating at first, having missed two breakaways early […]

OCHS gridiron greats make it official



Alan ‘Shlomo’ Veingrad talks football, Judaism



Alan “Shlomo” Veingrad was happy sitting on the bench. The offensive lineman was living the good life. He was playing for the Dallas Cowboys, who would go on to win the Super Bowl the following season. Suddenly, starting tackle Mark Tuinei suffered a groin pull against the New York Giants at Texas Stadium. “Veingrad, you’re up,” a coach hollered. Veingrad […]

Miami nice: The Acorn’s Super Bowl XLIV Showdown

Sportswriters Eliav Appelbaum and Stephen Dorman debate the outcome of this year’s big game

Appelbaum The world is about to change. The Saints will march all over the Colts during Super Bowl XLIV, and then all hell-heaven-purgatory will break loose. Stay with me, good readers. After the crushing defeat, Indy quarterback Peyton Manning will go back to making commercials full-time. He will be ridiculed with endless chants of “Cut that meat! Cut that meat!” […]

Students give to Pennies for Peace



The students at Chaparral Elementary School recently completed a Pennies for Peace campaign to broaden their cultural horizons and become members of a global family dedicated to peace along with thousands of other school children around the world who are helping to empower communities through education in remote areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan. The goal of Pennies for Peace is […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 5: AP sales in the AAC (through Fri., Feb. 12) Talent show/G building/7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 6: Comedy Sportz/G building/6 p.m. Tues., Feb. 9: Club rush-extended nutrition/10 a.m. Wed., Feb. 10: PFC meeting/9 a.m. Financial aid presentation/G building/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Feb. 5: Course selection sheet distributed to English class School tours gathering point Q&A/8:45 […]