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According to FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), soccer all around the globe has approximately lost about 14.4 billion dollars due to COVID-19. Photo by: Alexis Mendoza

The ongoing battle between soccer and COVID-19

Alexis Mendoza March 26, 2021

How much more can soccer players handle?  At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, many soccer leagues postponed games for a long period of time for the safety of the players and the people who attended...

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...

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

Ventura shoots, they score!

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...

Sophomore Avery Kightlinger and her family excited to prepare on set before filming a segment on BeIN Sports. Photo from: Avery Kightlinger

VHS students get a kick out of the World Cup

Greta Pankratz September 2, 2019

Sophomore Avery Kightlinger, who plays soccer at Ventura High, was lucky enough to spend two weeks of her summer exploring France with her family. They visited Paris, where she got to go to the Eiffel...

Ventura girls soccer makes their mark vs. San Marcos

Ventura girls soccer makes their mark vs. San Marcos

Avenlea Russian December 8, 2018

Ventura High School girls soccer played home at 6 p.m. against San Marcos on Dec. 4. and Ventura won 4-0. Senior and midfielder Cassidy Hubert (number four) stated the team had “only beaten [San...

Varsity boys soccer brings fresh faces to the field

Varsity boys soccer brings fresh faces to the field

Tanya Turchyn December 5, 2018

Ventura High School boys’ soccer season opened with two back-to-back games on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20, bringing in a tie and a win for the varsity team against the teams of Westlake and Port Hueneme, respectively....

(From left to right) Seniors Elieah Boyd and Alyssa Moore, coach Nick Frannick and junior Tiffany Hernandez scrimmaging on the first tryout night. Photo By: Summer Yovanno

Soccer tryouts shape team for upcoming season

Summer Yovanno September 4, 2018

Soccer tryouts were held Monday, August 27 through Thursday, August 30 for the 2018 Ventura High School soccer teams. Boys freshman and sophomore tryouts were on Monday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Boys junior...

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