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The Cougar Press

Junior Jadon Cline (number 17) breaking a tackle before being pushed out of bounds. Photo By: Gavin Cross

Ventura Football Beats Buena for the ninth straight year

Ian McWeeney October 14, 2018

It was a cold, cloudy night on Friday, Oct. 12 as the Ventura High School Cougars took on their rival, the Buena High School Bulldogs. This was the 56th matchup between the two teams. The Bulldogs kicked...

Senior Makoa Gutierrez (number four) tipping the ball away on an attempted pass by the Spartans. Photo by: Greysen Sjoquist

Ventura water polo swims to a victory over Rio Mesa

Ian McWeeney September 26, 2018

On Tuesday Sept. 25, the Ventura High School Cougars played a league match against the Rio Mesa Spartans, VHS’s third league match of the season. Previously, they beat Buena and Channel Islands and had...

Cougars huddle and listen to their coach, Bryan Ornelas, during a timeout. Photo by: Summer Yovanno

Girls volleyball starts out strong in season’s first games

Ian McWeeney September 9, 2018

On Thursday, September 6, Ventura High School girls volleyball played a match against Channel Islands High School. The game was at Ventura High School and the Cougars swept the Raiders in three sets. The...

Musicians look sharp at Spring Concert

Musicians look sharp at Spring Concert

Ian McWeeney May 21, 2018

On Thursday May 17, Ventura High School hosted their Spring Concert Series I in the auditorium. It consisted of performances from the String Ensemble, String Orchestra, Concert Band and Wind Ensemble 1....

Two VHS swimmers qualify for CIF

Two VHS swimmers qualify for CIF

Ian McWeeney May 17, 2018

On Thursday May 10 and Saturday May 12, 12 Ventura High School students qualified and participated in CIF finals at Riverside High School. At the event, a few athletes even made it to state, including...

Sophomore Megan Ditlof swimming the 100 butterfly. Photo by: Lola Bobrow

Cougars swim steadily at Channel League finals

Ian McWeeney May 9, 2018

On Thursday May 3, Ventura High School swim team participated in the Channel League Finals hosted at Dos Pueblos High School. This was the final meet of the Cougars’ regular season, with only the CIF...

Junior Christian Guillaume swimming the 100 breaststroke. Photo by: Lola Bobrow

Cougars swim steadily past the Bulldogs

Ian McWeeney April 16, 2018

Ventura’s Cougars hosted the Buena High School Bulldogs in their first league swim meet on Thursday, April 12. The Cougars came out victorious, for the second time against the Bulldogs this year. Senior...

Ventura girls at the beginning of the 3200, Photo by: Diego Roberto

The Cougars sprint past the Bulldogs

Ian McWeeney April 6, 2018

[huge_it_slider id="26"] On Wednesday, March 28, Ventura High School had a track meet against their cross-town rival, Buena High School. It was a small meet, with only these two schools competing. The...

Girls soccer: kicking off CIF

Girls soccer: kicking off CIF

Ian McWeeney and Hector Heredia February 27, 2018

On Friday Feb. 23, the Ventura Cougars girls soccer team played against the La Cañada Spartans. Both teams were 2-0 for playoffs prior to the game. The Cougars shut out the Spartans with a...

Açaí is all I see and I’m not happy

Acacia Harrell and Ian McWeeney January 25, 2018

If you have social media, chances are you have seen a billion pictures of a little fruit bowls called an “açaí bowl.” In my opinion, they’re an overpriced, over-hyped, messy, plastic cup of...

Cougars make a splash with their first league game of the season

Cougars make a splash with their first league game of the season

Ian McWeeney January 20, 2018

On Thursday, January 18 Ventura High School’s girls water polo had a league match against Buena High School. This was their second match up of the year against BHS, but was their first league match against...

This years starting players were all on the team last year, replacing four seniors. 
Photo by: Diego Roberto

Cougars maul Tritons in their first home game of the season

Ian McWeeney and Diego Roberto November 30, 2017

On Tuesday, November 28, Ventura High School’s girl’s basketball team played their first home game of the season against Pacifica High School. The game started out slow, with a score of 6-9  at...

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