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The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

Junior Tobias Raymond said, I started playing [football] in 8th grade and I was always a little nervous to play but I fell in love with it. I think I love football because of the team camaraderie. It’s really fun being around all of the guys on the team. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Student feature: Tobias Raymond tackles his future

Alejandro Hernandez May 9, 2022

Junior Tobias Raymond on his football career and scholarship offers On May 2, junior Tobias Raymond received a scholarship offer from Yale University. He also has received offers from UC Berkeley, Oregon...

Despite the Super Bowl being held at Sofi Stadium, the Rams acted as the away team. Graphic by: Emily Nguyen

The Lombardi goes to L.A.

Isabella Fierros and Emily Nguyen February 25, 2022

The Los Angeles Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI Super Bowl LVI ended in dramatic fashion with a touchdown by Cooper Kupp for the Rams, with one minute, 25 seconds left in the game....

Left to right: junior Charles Willis, Junior Kellin Weisel, and Junior Mac Hannah. photo by: Jake Globerman

Ventura beats Rancho Mirage in the second round of CIF

Halle Gentry November 18, 2021

On Friday, Nov. 12, Ventura High School’s varsity football team played their second round of CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) against Rancho Mirage High School. They won 35-19 which...

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,...

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...

Junior Grant Lawler said, I got [my letterman jacket] to have something nice to remember my high school years when Im older. I know Ill look at it in the future and be reminded of all the good things that happened in high school. Photo by Riley Ramirez

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...

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