Oxnard’s Magana wrestled more than just opponents

Adrian Magana, headshot.

For those who might think that wrestling isn’t a grueling sport, just check out Adrian Magana’s effort last Saturday. First, let’s back up one day. Magana, a senior from Oxnard High, entered the CIF-SS Coastal Division individual wrestling championships at Pacifica High on Friday as the No. 2 seed in the 130-pound weight class. After […]

Rodriguez leads on, off the soccer field

Orlando Rodriguez is holding a ball.

Orlando Rodriguez can sympathize with his teammates. The Hueneme High boys soccer team’s sweeper spends every afternoon organizing the Vikings’ defense, pointing out every loose assignment, every gap to close. And every night, the 17-year-old senior captain returns home to his older sister, Ligia, pointing at the dirty dishes, the unmade bed and other chores. […]