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The view from the beach promenade is another bonus to running there. Photo by: Brody Daw

Opinion: Where are the best places to run in Ventura County?

Brody Daw and Sophia Denzler May 26, 2023

Six different places to explore on your next run Ventura County is one of the best places to run, with ideal weather conditions almost all the time. It runs from the foothills to close to the beach so...

Sadie Engelhardt 25 is a competitive runner who has broken several records. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Sadie Engelhardt zooms past the competition

Alejandro Hernandez May 19, 2023

The sophomore already has several running records In June 2021, Sadie Engelhardt ‘25 broke the world record for the shortest mile time for females aged 14 and under in Huntington, Ala., with a time...

The wedding-themed group raised about $2500. Photo by: Lourdes Almalab

Track and field costume themes for Cougar Quarters

Lourdes Almalab April 28, 2023

Track and field athletes race to earn money for amenities VHS track and field’s main fundraiser for their season is Cougar Quarters. This year it took place on April 15. The main goal of Cougar Quarters...

Anthony Fast Horse 24 running at the Azusa Pacific University Meet of Champs. Fast Horse placed third in the boys one mile run finals, with a time of 4:10.16. Photo by: Raymond Tran Photography

Anthony Fast Horse gallops past the finish line

Kendall Garcia and Kinda Mehael March 29, 2023

 Fast Horse was one of two VHS students to make it to cross country nationals this year  Anthony Fast Horse ‘24 has been running since the third grade. He ran for De Anza Middle School and the Ventura...

Valentina Fakrogha 24, alternate junior Chelsea Ochoa, Olivia Mobley 25 and Ryan Mendez 23 (left to right) at the CIF state championships, which they qualified for with their record-breaking time. Photo by: Ryan Mendez

Girls track quad trample the previous 4×400 school record

Avery Cameron June 26, 2022

VHS girls 4x400 group completed and successfully broke a school record at the CIF Masters Meet and CIF-SS Division 2 Track and Field Finals On May 14, Ventura High School Track and Field competed at the...

(Pictured left to right) senior Danny Ochoa, senior Paul Kim and junior Xavier Terminello run through their distance race. Photo by: Shawn Silva

Can’t take the heat? Get out of the meet

Riley Ramirez March 12, 2020

Ventura wins their first home track meet against Rio Mesa and Pacifica High. Ventura High School’s track team competed against Pacifica High and Rio Mesa High at their first home track meet of the season....

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...

New conservation group sprints to forefront

New conservation group sprints to forefront

Micah Wilcox October 1, 2018

Citizens of Ventura gathered at Topa Topa Brewing Company on Monday night to listen to Dr. Vic Thasiah, California Lutheran University’s Chairman of the Religion Department and a self-described lover...

Follow VHS cross country to their invitational meets

Follow VHS cross country to their invitational meets

September 27, 2017

On Friday September 22, Ventura High School cross country competed at the Golden Eagle Cross Country Invitational in Clovis, and the Raider Invitational in Oxnard. Most runners competed at the Raider Invitational,...

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