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‘Let Ventura Play’ takes it to the streets

The 'Let Ventura Play' supporters rallying for their cause. Photo from: VHS Cougar Football Instagram
January 8, 2021

Despite there being some objection to restarting games, it’s clear Ventura athletes want sports to reopen fully again. COVID has halted sports across the county and beyond since March 2020. ‘Let Ventura...

Serving back into practices

December 19, 2020

Boys and girls tennis practices are starting up. Though quarantine has kept the majority of sports unable to practice, the Ventura High School boys and girls tennis teams were given the ‘ok’ to start...

Sports skills, but nowhere to show them

Senior Nevada Knowles is opting to take the path of an academic scholarship now that athletics have become unreliable. Photo by: Ashlynn Velarde
December 7, 2020

High school athletes are forced to pave a new path to obtain sports scholarships. COVID-19 has overall complicated the college admission process for high schoolers around the country, but one particular...

Will this year’s athletics fall short?

First football game of the fall 2019 season against Santa Barbara High. Photo by: Logan Wilkov
September 24, 2020

Fall sports will have a whole new look for the 20/21 season The Ventura Unified School District fall closure cancelled classes all over the county, but also tainted the seasons of many upcoming and returning...

Can’t take the heat? Get out of the meet

(Pictured left to right) senior Danny Ochoa, senior Paul Kim and junior Xavier Terminello run through their distance race. Photo by: Shawn Silva
March 12, 2020

Ventura wins their first home track meet against Rio Mesa and Pacifica High. Ventura High School’s track team competed against Pacifica High and Rio Mesa High at their first home track meet of the season....

The Cougars are back and ready to attack

Junior Dylan Nicodemus (number 8) hard-hitting the ball to opposing side, Port Hueneme High. Photo by: Jocelyn Lee
March 11, 2020

On Feb. 27, the boys varsity volleyball team played their first home game against Port Hueneme High in the Bob Tuttle gym. The boys came out strong with senior Nathan Johnston (number 9) scoring the majority...

The Cougars take the cross-town rivalry win

Sophomores Tiernan Philips (number 23) and Alexis Howery (number 22) on defense against Buena. Photo by: Jocelyn Lee
February 24, 2020

Ventura girls basketball beats the cross-town rival Buena 55-38, ending their Pacific View League season 9-1 On Tuesday Feb. 4, the varsity girls basketball team played against cross-town rival, Buena...

Ventura sends bulldogs back to the dog house

Ventura sends bulldogs back to the dog house
February 19, 2020

The Cougars defeat Buena for the tenth year in a row On Feb. 5, 2020, the Tuttle gym was filled with eager fans and competitive players, ready for the boys varsity basketball to play their annual...

Ventura shoots, they score!

Freshman Maddy Dannenberg (number 8) fights for the ball against Rio Mesa. Photo by: Jocelyn Lee
February 12, 2020

Varsity girls soccer defeats Rio Mesa At 5:00 p.m. on a cold January evening, Ventura High School’s girls varsity soccer team put on their game faces as they played against Rio Mesa. The first half of...

Pacifica is out of the picture

Senior Danny Gutierrez (number 9) sends Pacifica (number 18) flying. Photo by: Gene Dunn
February 3, 2020

Varsity boys soccer defeats Pacifica High School with a close score of 3-2 On Jan.14, the varsity boys came onto the field ready to play the Pacifica High School Spartans for their third pacific view...

Cougars send the the Spartans back to the arena

Cougars send the the Spartans back to the arena
January 15, 2020

The Cougars win their third league game of the season against the Rio Mesa Spartans Students and parents gathered in the Tuttle Gym to watch the varsity boys basketball game against Rio Mesa High School...

Cougars shrug off recent scorpion sting

Cougars shrug off recent scorpion sting
January 15, 2020

Varsity girls soccer is defeated against Camarillo High School in a close game, ending 0-1 The varsity girls soccer team put on their game faces for a dual against Camarillo High School on Wednesday,...

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