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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

Riley Ramirez

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 meet started by the boom of the gun, sending racers off in the 4x100 relay race at 2 p.m. at...

Girl power: Madeline Locher locks in new record

Girl power: Madeline Locher locks in new record

Saida Delgadillo and Tanya Turchyn

June 4, 2019

Junior Madeline Locher is continuously at the head of the cross country pack for VHS and is continuously raking in new personal records as well as a recently broken record for the school. Locher spoke to The Cougar Press of her running journey, beginning at the age of 8 when she began running track ...

The meet of Ventura County: Who will rise above the rest?

Seniors Alison Tolusa and Cassidy Hubert were running hard, keeping up with the pack towards the end of the race. Photo By: Tatum Luoma

Gavin Cross

April 29, 2019

On April 18, the Ventura Cougars went to Moorpark High School to compete in the -Ventura County Track meet. The group was made up of some of the higher-ranking athletes on the team and they went to show out. After school on the 18 of April the athletes left for Moorpark. On the field, Senior Dere...

Powderpuff: It’s grind time

Pictured above is the Varsity team at the scrimmage. Regarding the scrimmage, Conboy stated, “We still got some things to work on of course, but I’m very confident in our team going forward.”
Photo from: Gage Gregorchuk

Sarah Clench

April 26, 2019

It’s that time of the year again for powderpuff to start up at Ventura High School, and the team is already prepping for their game against Buena High School on May 24. The official practices for powderpuff football started in March and are every Tuesday and Thursday after school in accordance w...

Boys volleyball defeats Rio Mesa 3-2 to secure playoff spot

Senior Alex Hernandez (number five) services the ball to Rio Mesa’s side. Hernandez scored nine digs and one serving ace. Photo by: Micah Wilcox

Micah Wilcox

April 25, 2019

In a 3-2 win, Ventura High School varsity boys volleyball defeated Rio Mesa High School on Wednesday, April 24 to clinch the third-place playoff spot for CIF. Senior Eddie Pacula (number four) was the Ventura Boys Volleyball Player of the Match with three serving aces and 46 assists. Sophomore ...

Spring break wasn’t much of a break from baseball for the Cougars.

The varsity Cougars went three and two in the tournament and received a trophy for earning second place. Photo by: Juan Jaquez

Gavin Cross

April 12, 2019

Over the break, the Ventura varsity baseball team traveled to Las Vegas to compete in the Bishop Gorman Desert Classic. The Cougars played in five games over the five days they were in Vegas. They played teams from all over the country, including Durango from Las Vegas, Legacy out of North Las Vegas, Vauxhall Academy from Alberta, Canada, Bis...

Girls varsity basketball defeated by Buena 55-38

Junior guard Sammie Henley (number 25) dribbles forward as a Buena player moves to intercept her. Photo by: Dylan Gildea

Micah Wilcox

February 1, 2019

Ventura High School girls varsity basketball was defeated 55-38 in an away game against Buena High School on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Following the game, the team’s overall wins-losses record is 16-11. To see the Cougar Press’s then-live coverage of the game, follow @thecougarpress on Twitter. The Cougars ended...

Opinion: Throwing is more than just a ball one chucks

Opinion: Throwing is more than just a ball one chucks

Kaylie Thompson

September 16, 2018

If one were to go up and ask someone what track and field is the common response would be that it’s a bunch of kids running. After asking a sophomore, who chooses to be anonymous, they said, “Track and Field is for people who like running and doing that one stick thing where they jump on the blue...

Boys tennis moves onwards to state tournament after championing CIF

Boys tennis moves onwards to state tournament after championing CIF

Diego Roberto

May 21, 2018

On Friday May 18, Ventura High School participated in the CIF Southern Section Division Three finals against Troy High School at The Claremont Club in Claremont, California at 11:30 a.m. The journey to the finals has consisted of 4 games, including matches against La Quinta High School, Millikan High...

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 Tea Laughlin and senior Justin Lum. Sophomores Megan Ditlof, Tea Laughlin, and juniors Sierra Limneo...

Baseball recap: rival week, suspensions, and more

The varsity team captains (from left to right): Seniors Gabe LeVasseur #9, Blake Corsantino #20, Manny Jaques #25, and sophomore Andrew Ramirez #23.

Lola Bobrow

May 14, 2018

While many other sports teams at Ventura High School had their rivalry week against Buena High School weeks ago, VHS Baseball, due to rain and lost time, rescheduled their “Buena Week” for May 7 through May 11. The teams played three games against each other throughout the week, with varsity games...

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