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Cougars hit the courts

Junior Madeleine Scheer (number 21) went in for a lay up as sophomore Tiernan Philips (number 23, far right) waited to continue the three man weave drill. Photo by Logan Wilkov

Logan Wilkov

November 26, 2019

Meet the 19’-20’ girls varsity basketball team Ventura High School’s varsity girls basketball team started their first practice of the winter season on Monday afternoon the fourth. Ann Larson, along with being the head of the Associated Student Body of Ventura High, is coaching the girls vars...

Three pointers shoot for gold

The winners of the dunk contest are both student athletes at VHS graduating this school year. Photo by: Avenlea Russian

Avenlea Russian

February 24, 2018 On Friday, Feb. 23, the annual Three Point and Dunk contest at Ventura High School was held in the Tuttle Gym. The dunk contest is ran by ASB and anyone is able to watch the contestants play basketball if they choose. The participants can either shoot three point...

Bulldogs cross the town for a basketball showdown

Bulldogs cross the town for a basketball showdown

Acacia Harrell, Ian McWeeney, and William Maxwell

January 17, 2018

Students, parents, and teachers, all packed into the Tuttle Gym to witness the game between Ventura’s cross-town rivals. The bleachers were overflowing with eager students. The constant roar of voices was deafening and the rising tensions could be felt in the air. On Thursday, January 11 the Ventura High Sc...

Cougars maul Tritons in their first home game of the season

This years starting players were all on the team last year, replacing four seniors. 
Photo by: Diego Roberto

Ian McWeeney and Diego Roberto

November 30, 2017

On Tuesday, November 28, Ventura High School’s girl’s basketball team played their first home game of the season against Pacifica High School. The game started out slow, with a score of 6-9  at the end of the first quarter. However, the cougars came back, dominating the court with a 50-23 win....

Girls Basketball shooting for the finals

Torres Moreno stated that she's ready to win it all during the season with her team.
Photo by: Christian Caudillo

Gage Gregorchuk and Christian Caudillo

October 8, 2017

Ventura High School’s girls basketball team is getting ready to continue their success from last season. During the 2016-17 season, the girls basketball team finished with a 25-8 record. They defended their home court last season with a 9-1 record, and continued their victory streak when playing on the road with a 6-2 record for away games. The girls also added a 10-5 record when playing a...

Boys basketball dribbling to CIF finals

Pacula shares that he's ready for the last CIF league season.
Photo by: Gage Gregorchuk

Gage Gregorchuk and Christian Caudillo

October 8, 2017

Ventura High School’s boys basketball team is preparing to kick off their final season as part of Channel League. Last season, the team finished 1-7 in Channel league and 10-16 overall. During the 2016-17 season, the team went 5-9 at home, 2-5 at away games and 3-2 at neutral sites. In the upcoming...

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