2010-04-22

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Clausen on the clock

Love him or loathe him, the Conejo Valley’s most ballyhooed QB prospect of all time is making his NFL dreams a reality

The Clausen family huddled together in the living room of their Thousand Oaks home on April 25, 2004. Day 2 of the NFL Draft rolled along and Casey Clausen, who enjoyed a decorated four-year college football career at Tennessee, sat anxiously on the couch. The phone rang seemingly every few minutes. The Tennessee Titans called. The Carolina Panthers were on […]

Separating the best from the rest

Agoura stakes its claim as 101 Coast’s top lacrosse squad

It’s the same game, but lacrosse still feels a little different. Now that boys’ lacrosse is a CIF-sanctioned sport, local teams practice and play on campus. At the midway point of the season, several squads are finding their footing. No local outfit is playing better than Agoura High, which entered the week 10-0 and in first place in the newly […]

Area’s elite earn All-CIF honors



The CIF-Southern Section honored top high school soccer and basketball players from the 2009-10 winter season. Here are the athletes from the Acorn’s five coverage areas who were named All-CIF: Girls’ soccer The following players were named to the section’s Division 1 team for girls’ soccer: Moorpark’s Ariana Martinez (first team), Stacey Fujikuni (third team) and Alisa Reich (third team); […]

Agoura High to present ‘A Chorus Line’



Agoura High School will present its last big stage show of the school year with a production of “A Chorus Line.” The show, directed by Elizabeth Brasler, will run from Tues., April 27 through Sat., May 1. “We are doing the original Broadway choreography, and it is very impressive how the kids have learned this,” Brasler said. “It’s an enormous […]

Honor roll



Worcester Polytechnic Institute announced that Mikhail Tan, son of Dr. and Mrs. Chu Tan of Calabasas and a first-year student majoring in mechanical engineering, has been named a Charles O. Thompson Scholar for the 2009-2010 academic year. Named in honor of the first president of the Massachusettes university, the honor recognizes outstanding performance by first-year students.

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Sat., April 24: SAT boot camp/ A-1/9 a.m. Sun., April 25: SAT boot camp/ A-1/9 a.m. Tues., April 27: Spring musical (through Thurs., April 29)/G building/ 7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., April 23: Senior activities Auto shop testing/11:05 a.m. National Honor Society meeting/12:05 p.m. AP registration for identification booklets/12:05 p.m. Sat., April 24: AP stat math camp review/7 […]

Honor roll



Carly Kiyome Oshima of Westlake Village was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2009 semester at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Oshima is a graduate of Agoura High School and is enrolled in the university’s College of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts. To qualify for the dean’s list in the College […]

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