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The 'Let Ventura Play' supporters rallying for their cause. Photo from: VHS Cougar Football Instagram

‘Let Ventura Play’ takes it to the streets

Alex Hernandez January 8, 2021

Despite there being some objection to restarting games, it’s clear Ventura athletes want sports to reopen fully again. COVID has halted sports across the county and beyond since March 2020. ‘Let Ventura...

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Opinion: We get it, you have a letterman jacket

Katie Medina and Riley Ramirez January 10, 2020

Letterman jackets aren’t that cool, stop showing it off [dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]o all the Ventura High students that wear letterman jackets every day, this one goes out to you. We are sick and...

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...

All bark, no bite

All bark, no bite

Caroline Marsden and Greta Pankratz October 28, 2019

Ventura High School’s varsity football team wins its 10th consecutive rivalry game against Buena On the warm, breezy evening of Friday, Oct. 25, the Larrabee Stadium was filled with hundreds of fans,...

2019 VHS Homecoming Game Highlights

2019 VHS Homecoming Game Highlights

Juliana Jacobson and Charlotte D'Orsi October 14, 2019

Wide receivers Junior Cade Ledesma (number 7) and Senior Zach Rodriguez (number 80) attempting to get open for the pass. Photo by: Logan Wilkov

Varsity Football mauls the Royal Highlanders

Logan Wilkov September 4, 2019

On Friday, August 23, the Ventura High School Cougars played the Royal Highlanders for the first game of the season. At 7pm, the Royals started off the game with the kickoff in Larrabee stadium. At the...

VHS forced to be excited? Mandatory rally gets a negative response

VHS forced to be excited? Mandatory rally gets a negative response

Miles Bennett and Douglas Sandford October 20, 2018

On Oct. 12, the entire school made their way to the Larrabee stadium for a mandatory assembly to get the students of Ventura High School excited for this year’s Buena vs. Ventura varsity football game,...

Junior Jadon Cline (number 17) breaking a tackle before being pushed out of bounds. Photo By: Gavin Cross

Ventura Football Beats Buena for the ninth straight year

Ian McWeeney October 14, 2018

It was a cold, cloudy night on Friday, Oct. 12 as the Ventura High School Cougars took on their rival, the Buena High School Bulldogs. This was the 56th matchup between the two teams. The Bulldogs kicked...

Will football win a game this year?

Will football win a game this year?

Douglas Sandford October 7, 2018

As Football enters into their league games, their season seems to be coming to a rough end. With a record of 0-6, one might ask themself, will the Cougars ever win a game with four more games in the...

Senior Noah Conboy (number eight) ready to lower his shoulder for the hit. Photo by: Gavin Cross

Ventura fights to comeback against Rio Mesa

Gavin Cross October 1, 2018

On Friday Sept. 28, the Ventura Cougars played the Rio Mesa Spartans in their first league match of the season. To start off the game, the Cougars gained a big first down but then were led into...

The Ventura Cougar's defensive linemen lining up on the ball. Photo By: Edna Ordonez, VHSBlackGold

VHS football loses challenging game against Hart 38-0

Gavin Cross September 28, 2018

Friday night lights, can’t get enough of them right? This week the VHS varsity football team matched up against Hart High School. The first quarter started off with a quick three and out drive leading...

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