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The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

Senior Logan Bobis sat in the middle of the field after his last game, the semifinals against Colony High School. Photo by: James Rail

Class of 2022 says farewell to football

Rachel Gonzalez December 14, 2021

Get to know the football seniors with a season wrap up  After playing for four years with Ventura Football, seniors Colton Mohror #24, Sam Plasch #6, Jesús Salcedo #28, Jacobi Cardellino #9 and Joshua...

After a 15-3 win against cross town rivals Buena high school the VHS girls tennis team get ready to move onto CIF games. Photo from the VHS girls tennis team Instagram account @vhs.girls.tennis

Ventura High School girls tennis team fights for CIF championship

Livia Vertucci November 21, 2021

Varsity girls tennis team season finale The Ventura High School girls tennis team recently qualified to compete in the California Interscholastic Federation division, also known as CIF. The girls varsity...

Left to right: junior Charles Willis, Junior Kellin Weisel, and Junior Mac Hannah. photo by: Jake Globerman

Ventura beats Rancho Mirage in the second round of CIF

Halle Gentry November 18, 2021

On Friday, Nov. 12, Ventura High School’s varsity football team played their second round of CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) against Rancho Mirage High School. They won 35-19 which...

My coach always tells me to take a deep breathe before I receive the ball and thats what I was thinking about in that moment, said junior Marley Haener. Photo by: Amy Haener

Ventura High schools sports are making a comeback this season

Gisselle Garcia October 21, 2021

 Upcoming sport events coming to VHS this Fall   After a year of being stuck in quarantine due to the pandemic, it's safe to say that sports are making a comeback this season. Kicking off this school...

“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...

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