April 19, 2013
The releaguing game of Snakes and Ladders took another detour.
CIF-Southern Section Northern Area principals voted on Monday to alter the landscape of local sports leagues for a four-year cycle starting in 2014-15.
Oak Park and Camarillo high schools will join the...
April 12, 2013
The streak is alive.
A close call, however, made life a little more interesting for the Rio Mesa High boys’ swim team.
The Spartans won their 86th consecutive Pacific View League meet last week, 93-77, against a resurgent Camarillo squad. It was...
February 22, 2013
For one night, Micaela Pericone Kapp got the Kate Middleton treatment.
A senior wing for the Camarillo High girls’ basketball team, Pericone-Kapp illuminated the court with her diverse skills, then got mobbed by the media. She got interviewed by Time Warner...
October 19, 2012
Great defenses justify great nicknames.
There’s the Steel Curtain. Purple People Eaters. New York Sack Exchange. Monsters of the Midway.
Camarillo High football’s ferocious defense doesn’t have a clever moniker yet, but the Scorpion D is a wrecking ball.
The Scorpions (6-1 overall,...
June 15, 2012
Sarah Shadinger is on the Oregon Trail.
An Oregon State commit since her sophomore year, Shadinger recently completed an epic fouryear run with the Camarillo High softball team.
She’s bound for Corvallis, Ore., which in Latin translates to “heart of the valley.”
June 8, 2012
David Soliz isn’t a James Bond villain.
He doesn’t ask for the world.
Soliz wants two things this summer for the Conejo Oaks wood-bat baseball team.
“Goal No. 1 is to improve,” said Soliz, the Oaks’ second-year manager. “Goal No. 2 is to...
June 1, 2012
Title contenders from local high schools are preparing for this weekend’s CIF State Track and Field Championships at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis.
The California meet is a special event no matter where it’s held, from Sacramento City College to UC...
May 25, 2012
The goal in track and field is to continue accelerating.
In the robotic voices of Daft Punk, it’s time go harder, better, faster, stronger.
Area student-athletes starred at the CIF-Southern Section Divisional Finals last weekend at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut.
May 4, 2012
| The Ventura County Track and Field Championships had a little bit of everything.Broken records. Personalbest times. Thrilling comebacks. Dominating finishes.
Student-athletes put on a show during last weekend’s county meet at Moorpark High.
“The season is just about to start,” said Blake...
April 6, 2012
| Blake Selig is a textbook case of not judging a book by its coverThe Rio Mesa High senior doesn’t look noticeably bigger or taller than when he first arrived on the Spartan campus four years ago.
“He still doesn’t look like...