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Girls water polo went head to head with Santa Barbara High

Girls water polo went head to head with Santa Barbara High

Logan Wilkov

December 10, 2019

Ventura High School's varsity girls water polo team competed against Santa Barbara high school on Thursay, Dec. 5 during their second game of the 2019-2020 season. The girls team, currently a division four team, held their heads high as they went against a division one team. Santa Barbara finished wi...

A look at Cougar Water Polo through the ages: part four

Senior Jackson Ellis going to block a goal. Photo by Julie Ellis 2019.

Garrett Jaffe

March 29, 2019

This is the fourth of four articles interviewing four different generations of  Ventura Water Polo players ranging from 1980 to present. Thirty years since Mark Schmidt played his last Buena ventura water polo game, the Cougar team has grown more popular and more competitive but continues the tradi...

A look at Cougar Water Polo through the ages: part three

Tyler Grey going for the goal. Photo by Bill Grey circa 2009.

Garrett Jaffe

March 28, 2019

This is the third of four articles interviewing four different generations of  Ventura Water Polo players ranging from 1980 to present. Me: Ok, I have a few questions: When and where did you play water polo in high school? Mason: I played Water Polo at Ventura High School from 2008-2012.Me: So what made you want...

A look at Cougar Water Polo through the ages: part two

A look at Cougar Water Polo through the ages: part two

Garrett Jaffe

March 28, 2019

This is the second of four articles interviewing four different generations of  Ventura Water Polo players ranging from 1980 to present.   Ventura Water Polo in 1990 Interview with Mark Schmidt As the sport of water polo grew in popularity in our country, the Ventura Water Polo teams attracted...

A look at Cougar Water Polo through the ages

Great article detailing Ventura Water Polo teams victory over Beuna High Schools team and this articles subject Mitch Dooleys scoring of five goals in the game. Photo by David Jaffe

Garrett Jaffe

March 19, 2019

This is the first of three articles interviewing three different generations of VHS water polo players ranging from 1980 to present The sport of Water Polo came to prominence in 1900, becoming the first team sport to be added to the Olympics. Water Polo has been and still remains a popular sport at...

Ventura girls varsity water polo vs. Alemany

Ventura girls varsity water polo vs. Alemany

Summer Yovanno

February 6, 2019

https://vimeo.com/315763669 Filmed and edited by: Summer Yovanno

Girls water polo slams Oxnard 12-7 in varsity game

Girls water polo slams Oxnard 12-7 in varsity game

Lola Bobrow

January 14, 2019

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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...

Ventura boys water polo defeats Rio Mesa

Junior Micah Amico (number 15) pumping back for a pass. Photo By: Gavin Cross

Gavin Cross

October 14, 2018

The varsity boys led by Spencer McGrath, the head coach, currently hold an 8-7 record this season, while having a record of 4-0 in league. On Thursday Oct. 11 the Cougars faced up against the Rio Mesa Spartans. In the first minute and a half of the quarter, senior Omar Abawab (number three) was excluded ...

Ventura water polo swims to a victory over Rio Mesa

Senior Makoa Gutierrez (number four) tipping the ball away on an attempted pass by the Spartans. Photo by: Greysen Sjoquist

Ian McWeeney

September 26, 2018

On Tuesday Sept. 25, the Ventura High School Cougars played a league match against the Rio Mesa Spartans, VHS’s third league match of the season. Previously, they beat Buena and Channel Islands and had a 2-0 record entering the match. The Cougars came out on top with a final score of 7-4. They improved...

VHS Boys’ Water Polo Defeats Buena 15-4

VHS Boys’ Water Polo Defeats Buena 15-4

Trinity Taylor

September 16, 2018

On Thursday Sept. 13, the Ventura High School boys’ water polo team played a match against rival, Buena High School. The Ventura Cougars defeated the Buena Bulldogs 15-4. The Cougars came close to tying in the first quarter with senior Christian Guillaume (number 10) scoring the first point of the...

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