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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
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...

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...

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...

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...

  Senior Evan Moore preparing to take a shot on San Marcos, turning out to be another goal for Ventura. Photo by Jocelyn Lee

Varsity boys water polo defeats San Marcos

Jocelyn Lee and Alina Calamia November 14, 2019

 Ventura water polo makes a splash winning first round of CIF On a chilly November evening at Ventura High School, varsity boys water polo played against San Marcos High School at 3:15pm in the VHS...

I joined golf to try something brand new as I came into freshman year, explains Junior Lili Ramos. I wanted to meet new people and grow closer to my grandpa since he also plays golf. Photo by: Anna Guerra

Girls golf boogies their way to victory

Anna Guerra and Yasmin Myers September 26, 2019

Girls golf wins against Pacifica and shares how their season is going so far. With a consecutive league winning streak following them, the golf girls are not planning to slow down anytime soon. Junior...

Goals, blocks and yellow cards, oh my!

Goals, blocks and yellow cards, oh my!

Anna Guerra and Yasmin Myers September 20, 2019

Boys water polo takes on Santa Barbara and shares future plans for the season [dropcap size=small]B[/dropcap]efore facing off against Santa Barbara on a sunny afternoon, assistant water polo coach Mark...

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