Mission Prep (1-2) vs. Oak Park (4-0)

— Friday, 7 p.m. at Oak Park High School —

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week Success doesn’t start on game day. A series of good decisions, one after the other, accumulate over time and culminate on Friday nights. Casey Webb, head coach of Oak Park High’s football team, steered a squad that won one Canyon League game in his first three years at the helm. The […]

Last Week’s Top Performers

Matt Mori, RB, Oak Park: The Eagle had his third straight 100-yard rushing performance, rumbling for 107 yards and two touchdowns in a win against Channel Islands. Carson Schwesinger, S/WR, Oaks Christian: The junior had nine tackles. He has 29 tackles through four games. Teammates Dylan Devito (15 tackles) and Kaylin Moore (eight tackles) aided the defense. Michael Holcomb, WR, […]

The Acorn Power Poll

1 Grace Brethren (4-0) Lancers crush Oak Hills, 48-0. Grace is on a bye this week. 2 Calabasas (3-1) Coyotes defeat La Habra, 46-35. CHS at JSerra (3-1), a Trinity League juggernaut. 3 Camarillo (4-0) The Scorpions, the best local public school that doesn’t recruit, climb the Power Poll after upending Oxnard in a 26-25 thriller. Grady Liddell blocks Oxnard’s […]

Bend it like Beck: Golfer sets record

Oak Park grad, an NCAA champ for Cal, sinks 10 straight birdies at Rustic Canyon Golf Course

MEN’S GOLF /// An Acorn special Give it up for Kevin Chappell. Chappell, a pro golfer who underwent back surgery 10 months ago, tallied nine straight birdies during the second round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier on Sept. 13 in West Virginia. He tied a PGA Tour record set by Mark Calcavecchia from a decade ago. Let’s give […]

Long walk down a short path

POOCHES AND THEIR POP—Old Agoura resident Olivier Dior takes his dogs for a walk along the Agoura High School Backtrail on Sept. 15. Navigating with three is challenging. “I need a third arm,” Dior commented while walking his dogs Luna, front; Melody, back left; and Spartacus, back right. JOSEPH A. GARCIA/Acorn Newspapers

Pet of the Week

CUTE AS A BUTTON­— Button spends all of her time freely roaming the Habikat room at the shelter, where she gets along with the other cats and has been good with visitors. She is litter-box trained. Meet Button, ID No. A5262310 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check Los […]

T.O. CAP celebrates its 25th

Civic Arts Center opened in Oct. 1994

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, the Thousand Oaks Alliance for the Arts will host a celebration called Curtain Up at 5 p.m. Fri., Oct. 4 at the Fred Kavli Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. In honor of the many faces of art, Curtain Up will feature specialty cocktails and a gastronomic […]