2010-04-29 E-Edition

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Rubanowitz doing damage at the dish

Calabasas junior piling up hits

It’s never easy replacing a star. Remember when Charlie Hayes took over for Philadelphia Phillies legend Mike Schmidt at third base? Or how about Mickey Morandini replacing Chicago Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg? With former Coyote all-league shortstop Adam Landecker now at USC, junior Alex Rubanowitz is making a name for himself on the Calabasas High baseball team. Rubanowitz, who […]

And down the stretch they come . . .

Marmonte baseball report

This could be the greatest dogfight since Hollywood was shot down at the tail end of “Top Gun.” The Marmonte League baseball season has reached its home stretch, and several teams are jockeying for playoff positioning. Others are fighting for their postseason lives. Entering the week—each squad played Wednesday but scores weren’t available at press time—Royal had a two-game advantage […]

Records in peril at county championships

Local student-athletes look forward to the Ventura County Track and Field Championships every year. This year is no exception. “It’s the one and only time the best Ventura County athletes compete against each other,” Moorpark High athletic director and track coach Rob Dearborn said. “It’s a great meet.” The yearly bonanza takes place Friday at Moorpark High. Most field events […]

Great 8 for Oak Park lacrosse club

Brittany Stalzer, Robin Estrin and Sommer Kobashigawa each scored multiple goals as the Oak Park girls’ lacrosse club powered past El Segundo, 15-6, for its eighth win in as many games. Stalzer led the way for the Eagles’ multipronged attack with five goals and two assists. Estrin also had a pair of assists to go with four goals. Kobashigawa returned […]

Water polo players honored

The CIF-Southern Section has recognized the top girls’ water polo players and coaches from the 2010 winter season. Rio Mesa High, which was a runner-up in the Division 4 title game for the second straight year and finished 26-7 overall, received postseason hardware for its strong season. Spartans Courtney Walters, Jenny Jamison and Andrea Mallul are All-CIF Division 4 first-team […]

Townsend race-walks to victory

Julia Townsend of the Westlake Track Club won the 5,000-meter race walk at the U.S. Youth Olympic Trials in Arlington, Texas, on April 3. Townsend completed the race in a personal record time of 30:29.61. The youngster, a junior at Louisville High in Woodland Hills, hopes to qualify for the first Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.

Superstars lining up to roast Redell

Question: Who’s the only guy in town with enough pull to get Wayne Gretzky and Joe Montana to roast him? Answer: Bill Redell, of course. “I was hoping we could get some name people,” said the 69-year-old varsity football coach for Oaks Christian. “But we had to settle for Gretzky and Montana.” The Coach Redell Roast is scheduled for Sun., […]

AHS wrestler following in father’s footsteps

Kairouz chooses St. Cloud State

Agoura High senior Michael Kairouz will continue his wrestling career at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Kairouz finished an outstanding senior season with a 54-6 overall record. He was the first Agoura wrestler in 20 years to win a CIF-Southern Section title, the meet before Masters. The Charger lost a 3-1 decision at a Masters tournament at Temecula Valley […]

Marmonte swim finals right around the corner