May 14, 2013
They slugged it out for 6.1 innings, but not with their bats.
Big pitches and big defensive plays crushed threats, stymied rallies and kept the Rio Mesa and Buena highs baseball teams locked in a 1-1 tie.
After one final stellar defensive...
April 5, 2013
This No. 1 seems so familiar, coach Rob Vandermay can’t help but make comparisons.
“It reminds me of our (CIF-SS) championship team in 2003,” said Camarillo High’s longtime boys volleyball coach. “That team had one superstar talent, and so does this...
March 2, 2013
DOWNEY — The Oxnard High girls soccer team frequently equated its CIF-Southern Section playoff run to a dream.
But that dream turned into a nightmare in the blink of an eye.
Top-seeded El Rancho stunned third-seeded Oxnard with a goal in the...
February 23, 2013
Javier Vasquez of Channel Islands High finished second in the 182-pound division of the CIF-SS Masters tournament on Saturday, heading a list of eight county wrestlers who qualified for next week’s state championships.
Vasquez went 4-1 in the prestigious event at...
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...
February 20, 2013
Rogelio Solis couldn’t recall the last time he had turned a free kick into a goal.
“It’s been a while,” Solis said.
Salvador Perez couldn’t place his last penalty kick save.
“It’s been a while,” Perez said.
Chances are, it’ll be some time before...
February 20, 2013
Micaela Pericone-Kapp knew she had an opportunity to impact the Camarillo High’s playoff game with Thousand Oaks.
She just needed to take advantage.
The senior guard scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half, including two 3-pointers in the third...
June 6, 2012
| SAN GABRIEL — Johnny Ruiz couldn’t have asked for a better start to Wednesday’s CIF/CGA State Golf Championship at San Gabriel Country Club.After a perfect tee shot, the Camarillo High senior hit his approach shot six inches from the pin,...
June 2, 2012
| CLOVIS —On every backstretch, Kevin Baxter implored his daughter to pick up the pace.For eight laps Simi Valley High sophomore Sarah Baxter heard every word.
“How couldn’t you?” Baxter said.
Between listening and blocking out the message, Baxter repeated as champion of...
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 10, 2012
The Camarillo boys volleyball team knows opponents will make runs. The Scorpions wait them out, answer and finish off the competition.
The Scorpions fended off a stiff challenge from visiting Ocean View of Huntington Beach on Thursday night to keep their...