2010-05-06

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Warrior swimmer at the top of her class

Darago is a candidate for Westlake valedictorian

Nora Darago and her Westlake High swim teammates waited. Students lounged around in street clothes on the Calabasas pool deck, just waiting for the meet to begin. The referee was more than 30 minutes late. The ref showed up unannounced, and the races began shortly thereafter. The girls’ 200-yard medley relay was next, but someone had to tell Darago. “Oh, […]

Redmond has Agoura all charged up



Chance Redmond grew up playing football. In fact, he played on the last California State University Northridge football team before the program folded. If they were still passing the pigskin at CSUN, Redmond surmised he might be coaching at the university. Redmond is now in his fifth season guiding the Agoura High softball team. “This fell in my lap on […]

Busy time for spring sports



The next few days will be jam-packed with varsity high school sporting events, from the pool to the track to the court. The Marmonte League boys’ and girls’ swimming finals take place at Rancho Simi Community Pool in Simi Valley today at 3 p.m. Oaks Christian and La Reina square off today in the Tri-Valley League swim championships at the […]

County champions get their time in the sun

Records fall on a perfect afternoon for track and field competitions

Jamison Jordan, Johnathan Cabral, Liberty Miller and Alex Morgan, please stand up and take a bow. These four student-athletes were multievent individual winners on a bright, sunny afternoon at Moorpark High during last weekend’s Ventura County track and field championships. Jordan, a senior at Rio Mesa, captured titles in the boys’ 100- and 200-meter events and was part of the […]

Lambo hit with 50-game suspension



Los Angeles Dodgers minor league outfielder Andrew Lambo, a Newbury Park High graduate and two-time Ventura County Player of the Year, has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for a second violation of baseball’s drug policy. Lambo has twice tested positive for a “drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program,” according […]

Big happenings for Oak Park, Agoura lacrosse squads



The Oak Park High girls’ club lacrosse team continued its winning ways Sunday with a 15-4 victory over Glendale. Briana MacKey led Oak Park with four goals. The Eagles’ widespread attack included three goals apiece from Brittany Stalzer and Robin Estrin, and two scores from both Sommer Kobashigawa and Jennifer Maholchic. Jamilah Jabali overcame Oak Park’s stout defense to score […]

Yerba Buena celebrates third birthday



Members of the Yerba Buena Elementary School student council recognized the third anniversary of their campus recently with a food drive for Manna’s Conejo Valley food bank and an assembly focused on sharing favorite memories of YB with their fellow students. Under the direction of faculty advisors Enid Stagg and Sandy Fleishman, members of the student council inspired their schoolmates […]

Honor roll

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•Michelle Ashley Vaisman of Agoura Hills, daughter of Karen and Fima Vaisman, qualified for the honor’s list (a grade point between 3.75-4.0) at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va. •Karen Kaye of Agoura Hills was awarded a four-year Trustee Scholarship by Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa. Kaye is a senior at New Commuity Jewish High School. •Calabasas resident Ashley Duckgeischel […]