2010-04-01

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Local boys’ volleyball update

Volleyball players are digging, passing and spiking their way through another high school season. While Westlake remains the team to beat in the Marmonte League, Agoura has quietly built a solid team. Oaks Christian and Oak Park will duke it out in the Tri-Valley League. Viewpoint, which has won eight straight Liberty League titles, is hitting its stride at spring […]

Eagles land in top spot at La Canada tourney



DeMello a calming influence for Warrior track team

Senior standout excels in the 800

Sam DeMello is a pretty chill guy. The Westlake High senior for the track and field team runs with a relaxed gait. His conversational voice barely goes above a whisper. He’d rather go trout fishing in the Sierra Mountains than make brash predictions. That’s not fooling anybody. DeMello’s a fine-tuned athlete with the will to win. “There’s a sense of […]

Rattlers running wild in Conejo Valley



Locals own swim meet



The third annual Ventura County Championships took place last week at the Ventura Aquatics Center. High school swimmers from across the county made it a record-setting day in the pool. Ventura finished first in the girls’ team competition with 299 points. Moorpark was second with 215 points. On the boys’ side, Oaks Christian dominated with 351 points. Thousand Oaks was […]

Kikugawa’s latest challenge is guiding VHS boys’ tennis team



Travis Kikugawa is a busy man. A first-year boys’ tennis coach, Kikugawa has led the girls’ team for eight years. He also coaches the boys’ and girls’ soccer squads, and he helps out with admissions and counseling at Viewpoint. As an athletic counselor, he advises student-athletes during the entire recruiting process. He’s the athletic department’s liaison for prospective students and […]

Henderson works out for scouts



Former Calabasas High football standout Alex Henderson participated in a pro day tryout at CHS on Tuesday. NFLscouts ran Henderson through a variety of drills. The 5-foot-10, 205-pound running back from Northern Arizona University enjoyed two 1,000-yard rushing campaigns for the Lumberjacks. Henderson, who graduated from NAU in December, led the Big Sky Conference in rushing yards per game and […]

School asks community for help in winning $15,000 grant



A local elementary school needs help from the community to win a $15,000 environmental grant. Mariposa Elementary School of Global Learning, on the campus of Sumac Elementary in Agoura Hills, entered an online grant competition called “Green Works Green Heroes.” The top two cash prizes will be determined by the number of votes applicants receive from the public. Rosanna Caira, […]