75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
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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

75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
Mark Mosely 24, first baseman, at bat against BHS. Moseley drew a walk in this at bat. Photo by: Christian Montecino

Ventura High School baseball suffers two close losses to Buena High School

Christian Montecino, Kinda Mehael, and Hugh Murphy March 22, 2023

BHS beats the VHS baseball team 2-1 and 6-5 in back-to-back games The BHS varsity baseball team defeated VHS 2-1 March 17, then won again 5-6 March 18. Following the two losses, the VHS baseball team’s...

VHS girls swim acquired a new trophy to their collection at the Pacific View Championships on April 29. Photo by: Colin Vecchio

VHS girls swim just keep swimming their way to victory

Avery Cameron May 5, 2022
Girls swim remain undefeated as they continue to championships
Second baseman and junior, Carlos Perez (#1) said, Honestly, in my opinion [the wind] just carries the ball more. It can stop it or it can carry it. I don’t think the wind was too big of a factor. It was just a matter of fielding the ball, putting it in play and not making mistakes.” Photo by: Isabella Fierros

Ventura Baseball strikes out

Isabella Fierros, Brody Daw, and Emily Nguyen February 25, 2022

Ventura Junior Varsity Baseball teams suffers a 5-1 loss against the Simi Valley Pioneers, cementing a losing streak Ventura JV boys Baseball lost (1-5) to Simi Valley this Tuesday. At the top of the...

Students and parents attending the livestream expressed frustration in the chat bar provided, many with the slogan #letusplay. Photo from: Live press conference on Jan. 19, 2021

Seeking long-awaited answers about high school sports

Livia Vertucci February 5, 2021

What the spring season might look like. Ten months into staying at home due to the Coronavirus pandemic, VHS student-athletes, coaches and supporters are anxious about getting back to their sports. The...

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...

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

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

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....

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...

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