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The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

“I would say that [. . .] it’s kind of just a big family, and we are all just there to push each other. We’re all competitive, so that’s good for the environment. Yeah, I would say that we just hold each other accountable for each workout, Engelhardt stated about working with the Ventura High cross country team. Photo from: @sadie.engelhardt via Instagram

Record breaking XC season

Ava Mohror October 8, 2021

 After being unable to have a season last year, the VHS cross country team is back, and they brought a new star runner with them. The return of cross country in the 2021 season has drawn attention to...

Ventura Highs football team practices in preparation for their 1st home game of 2021. Picture by: Isabella Fierros

The return of cougar football

Isabella Fierros September 29, 2021

After being tackled by COVID-19, Ventura High School’s Football team is getting back up The pandemic has drastically changed sports, and football is no exception. Head  football coach, Tim Garcia,...

I dont think well have a season because of the pandemic. But I and all the other girls would love to play, stated Bella Moga. Photo by: Jocelyn Wood

Serving back into practices

Jocelyn Wood 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...

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

Will this year’s athletics fall short?

Katie Medina and Riley Ramirez 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...

Run, Cougars, run!

Run, Cougars, run!

Riley Ramirez November 22, 2019

Boys and girls cross country make their way to CIF finals On Nov. 16th, varsity boys and girls cross country raced in Riverside, CA. for CIF prelims. The course was 3 miles long, and both team's ran well...

Varsity football ends season with heads held high

Varsity football ends season with heads held high

Yasmin Myers and Riley Ramirez November 21, 2019

Friday, Nov. 15 marked the second round of CIF football playoffs against Cypress High School. This game was especially significant because of all the hard work the football team put out, but they played...

Senior Jacob Yale trying to pin his opponent with an outside single move. Photo By: Luc Le Vasseur

A long road to victory

Koleton Petty November 20, 2019

 An inside look at the Ventura High School boys wrestling team   At 2:40 in the afternoon, the air is dry, the sun is high and the Ventura High School Boys Wrestling team get warmed up with a 40 minute...

A cake walk through League Finals

A cake walk through League Finals

Jocelyn Lee and Riley Ramirez November 20, 2019

VHS boys and girls Cross Country earn high ranks in Pacific View League Finals Ventura High School’s cross country teams made their way to Pacific View League Finals on Thursday, Nov. 7th at College...

Cougars cycle through the fall season

Cougars cycle through the fall season

Katie Medina November 19, 2019

Student athletes speak their minds about their teams performance this fall season [dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]s Cougars approach the end of the first quarter, we cycle through the season of the fall...

  Senior Evan Moore preparing to take a shot on San Marcos, turning out to be another goal for Ventura. Photo by Jocelyn Lee

Varsity boys water polo defeats San Marcos

Jocelyn Lee and Alina Calamia November 14, 2019

 Ventura water polo makes a splash winning first round of CIF On a chilly November evening at Ventura High School, varsity boys water polo played against San Marcos High School at 3:15pm in the VHS...

Thats a wrap, girls tennis!

That’s a wrap, girls tennis!

Anna Guerra and Riley Ramirez November 14, 2019

Girls tennis ends their season on a positive note in their first CIF game of the season [dropcap size=small]O[/dropcap]n Wednesday, Nov. 6, Ventura High School’s girls tennis team had their first CIF...

All bark, no bite

All bark, no bite

Caroline Marsden and Greta Pankratz October 28, 2019

Ventura High School’s varsity football team wins its 10th consecutive rivalry game against Buena On the warm, breezy evening of Friday, Oct. 25, the Larrabee Stadium was filled with hundreds of fans,...

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