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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...

Opinion: Leave the running to runners, not your mouth

(Pictured left to right) Seniors Sammie Prehn, Rita Soriano-Flores, and Julianna Garcia racing hard in their sport, cross country. Photo by: Bill Tokar

Peyton Redmond

January 16, 2020

Think that track and cross country are fake? Take a look in the mirror, poser. I am so sick and tired of hearing all you haters saying that track and cross country aren’t “real” sports. Have you ever done it? Chances are, probably not. You are probably a football or baseball player who uses the ...

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 enough to qualify for CIF finals. Both the boys and girls team's raced in division two heat on...

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 Park, CA. The girls and boys on both the JV and varsity cross country teams ran a 3 mile course. ...

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 sports Ventura High School has to offer. All of the fall sports teams, which include cross country,...

Andrew Peoples: a crafty kid

Andrew Peoples: a crafty kid

Nathan Marshall

December 20, 2018

At Ventura High School, there’s many juniors, but there’s only one Andrew Peoples. Andrew Peoples, also known as Andy, is currently a junior at VHS. Peoples explained that he has done lots of things at VHS but some of the more interesting things has been running in cross-country and fixing things on the stage for stagecraf...

Cougars run towards the finish line

The boys cross country team keeping cool in hot weather. Photo by: Tyree Cruz

Garrett Jaffe and Douglas Sandford

October 3, 2018

On Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22, the Ventura High School boys’ and girls’ cross country team's’ varsity runners went to Clovis, CA for an invitational meet, while the JV team went to their second league meet in Oxnard. Because of possible physical ramifications that could have c...

VHS cross country kicks off ’18/’19 season

VHS cross country kicks off ’18/’19 season

Sam Coats

September 17, 2018

Ventura High School's cross country teams got off to a strong start in their first two meets of the season, setting the stage for a hotly contested season. At the Greg DeNike Invitational, held on Sept. 1, both Varsity teams notched first-place victories in the 4k, with the boys team edging out Paso...

VHS Cross Country takes on the lake

VHS Cross Country takes on the lake

October 7, 2017

Ventura High School’s Cross Country team competed in a meet on Wednesday, October 4 at Lake Casitas. Both the boys and girls teams, JV and Varsity, raced a 1.85 mile course. Girls took first place in their meet and the boys took second. Senior Cody Beeson, who came in second place at La...

VHS Cross Country dominates at Channel League Race #1

VHS Cross Country dominates at Channel League Race #1

September 15, 2017

VHS secured victories at the first meet of the year at Dos Pueblos, competing against Buena High School, Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara High School and San Marcos High School on Wednesday, September 13. VHS’s cross country team will have their next meet on Friday, September 22 at College Pa...

Fall sports kick off the school year

From left to right: juniors Autumn Brown, Caitlin Espetia, Alisann, River Winn, Claire Ortiz, and Kate Marsden after a long run in Mammoth.
 PHOTO BY: @kate.marsden

August 25, 2017

As the new school year begins, so does the Fall Season of sports for Ventura High School. Throughout the summer, Football, Boys Water Polo, Girls Tennis and Golf, Dance, Cheer, Girls Volleyball, and Cross Country all began to prepare for the fall season. The girls golf team is preparing for their s...

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