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Ventura shoots, they score!

Freshman Maddy Dannenberg (number 8) fights for the ball against Rio Mesa. Photo by: Jocelyn Lee

Jack Schatzman and Jocelyn Lee

February 12, 2020

Varsity girls soccer defeats Rio Mesa At 5:00 p.m. on a cold January evening, Ventura High School’s girls varsity soccer team put on their game faces as they played against Rio Mesa. The first half of the game started off strong with a goal from sophomore Kalaiyah Brown. Playing on the field for a t...

Do you care what I wear?

Freshman Audrey Flynn expressing her opinion on different ways people react to style. Photo by Juliana Jacobson

Juliana Jacobson

March 3, 2019

Dress code policies in school are becoming less strict. Peoples’ arguments for self expressions make it continuously harder to box their sense of fashion however modest, artsy, or ‘skanky’ it may be. While fashion is certainly a choice, an unending paradox occurs: “‘People shouldn’t be ...

Ventura girls varsity water polo vs. Alemany

Ventura girls varsity water polo vs. Alemany

Summer Yovanno

February 6, 2019 Filmed and edited by: Summer Yovanno

Ventura Girls Water Polo faces off against Moorpark-Photo Story

Sophmore Brooke Stevens enters the game and looks to defend. Photo by:Doug Sandford

Douglas Sandford

December 19, 2018

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Girls Water Polo faces off against Moorpark

Sophomore goalie Lindsey McDermott blocks a shot early in the game. Photo by: Doug Sandford

Douglas Sandford, John Studebaker, and Malik Hibbler

December 18, 2018

Ventura High School Varsity  girls water polo faced off against Moorpark High School on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2018, for a preseason match. The game took place in the VHS pool at 3:15 p.m. The Cougars are coming off a 12-14 overall record, and 2-6 in the Channel League. Whereas the Moorpark Musketeers are com...

Cougars maul Tritons in their first home game of the season

This years starting players were all on the team last year, replacing four seniors. 
Photo by: Diego Roberto

Ian McWeeney and Diego Roberto

November 30, 2017

On Tuesday, November 28, Ventura High School’s girl’s basketball team played their first home game of the season against Pacifica High School. The game started out slow, with a score of 6-9  at the end of the first quarter. However, the cougars came back, dominating the court with a 50-23 win....

VHS lady Cougars defend their home court against cross-town rivals

Mary Sinclair, number two, sets the ball while Tatum Teel, number five, assists her in sending the ball over the net.
Photo by: Brooke Newman

October 12, 2017

Ventura High School girls varsity volleyball played their 23rd game of the season against Buena High School on Tuesday, October 10 winning 3-1. This puts their league win percentage at 0.833%. In the first set VHS won 25-22, in the second set BHS won 25-23, in the third set VHS won 25-17, and VHS t...

Girls Basketball shooting for the finals

Torres Moreno stated that she's ready to win it all during the season with her team.
Photo by: Christian Caudillo

Gage Gregorchuk and Christian Caudillo

October 8, 2017

Ventura High School’s girls basketball team is getting ready to continue their success from last season. During the 2016-17 season, the girls basketball team finished with a 25-8 record. They defended their home court last season with a 9-1 record, and continued their victory streak when playing on the road with a 6-2 record for away games. The girls also added a 10-5 record when playing a...

Girls golf drives home record breaking matches

Freshman Carlee Stevenson (El Camino athlete) (left) and Block (right) smile after they tee off the fifth hole.

October 8, 2017

Ventura High School Girls Golf played San Marcos at the Buenaventura Golf Course on Thursday, October 5 losing by two strokes, 220 to 218. This has been the team’s 13th game of the season, and their second match against San Marcos. Individual scores were senior Olivia Block with 42; senior Delaney...

VHS girls tennis match serves as a learning experience

 Krishnasamy is excited for her upcoming tennis matches.
Photo by: Hannah Elson

September 30, 2017

VHS girls tennis played a match against Santa Barbara High School on Wednesday, September 27. All levels of tennis played at the VHS tennis courts, losing to Santa Barbara with a score of 8-10. Overall, Ventura’s record this year is 4-4, and in league their record is 1-4. They are currently in la...

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