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From left to right: Mia Kish 24, Mary Anderson and Emily Sehati 24. Sehati and Kish are doubles partners and are also the two team captains. Photo By: Chad Steinlicht

Girls tennis recap

Elizabeth Gallo November 29, 2023

The girls tennis season has come to an end after a collection of matches and memory making Starting the tennis season off in a match against St. Bonaventure, to closing the season playing against Santa...

VHS blocks NPHS while on offense to allow VHS to gain yards. Photo by: Brynn Kightlinger

CIF football season finale

Vail Newman and Brynn Kightlinger November 16, 2023

The VHS varsity football team finished third in the Channel League this season. For the first round of CIF, VHS ranked 16th in Division Five and was chosen to play Newbury Park High School, ranked number...

Preston Biller, the new track and field coach, has big aspirations for track at VHS. Photo by: Meray Touma

VHS welcomes new track and field coach

Meray Touma October 11, 2023

Math teacher Preston Biller replaces Kory Anderson as head track coach  VHS welcomed many new coaches to the athletic department for the 2023-2024 school year. Preston Biller was welcomed by the VHS...

Kate Duffey 24 and Daphne Raymond 24 putting up a block against BHS on Sept. 19. Photo by: Brynn Kightlinger

Girls volleyball crushes the competition

Vail Newman October 6, 2023

A glimpse into the VHS girls volleyball teams The VHS varsity girls volleyball team has won all 13 league games as of Oct. 6, losing none. Varsity is now first in the Channel League, while the JV and...

Quarterback Ava Ortman 26 completes a pass during a game against Dos Pueblos High School. Photo by: Angel Quiroz

The season to make history

Brynn Kightlinger October 5, 2023

This year marks the first ever season of girls flag football at VHS For years, BHS and VHS have competed against each other at the annual “powderpuff” girls flag football game. This event takes place...

Tobias Raymond 23 (lower-left) said, My favorite memory is throwing Sawyer Cline 24 [#17] in the air after a touchdown. Photo by: Felix Cortez

Class of 2023 reminisces on their years on the field

Kendall Garcia, Soraya Stegall, and Ace Rico November 21, 2022

Ventura High School seniors discuss their last high school football season Jonathen Ocheltree ‘23 (#85), Charlie Willis ‘23 (#5), Mac Hannah ‘23 (#7), Aiden Marin ‘23 (#4), Jayden De la Cerda...

The VHS Girls Tennis Team huddles before the match. Its impressive how well the team gets along. The returning players are very supportive of the new players, and very inclusive. Starter or sub, or developing player, everyone treats each other with kindness and encouragement, said Girls Tennis Coach Alison Ferguson. Photo by: Belen Hibbler

Ventura High School Girls Tennis is serving into the new school year

Belen Hibbler and Julian Martinez October 2, 2022

Girls tennis played their third match of the season against Rio Mesa High School The Ventura High School Girls Tennis Team played at 3 p.m. Sept. 15 at home against Rio Mesa High School. There were 18...

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

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...

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