Hueneme High holds recycling event

People give high five.

Fresh-picked, organically grown carrots were preferred 6-1 over the store-bought variety by Hueneme High School students in a taste test Thursday that was part of a recycling event. “Not bad at all,” said Erynn Smith of the Join the Farm cooperative, which provided the organic carrots for the taste test. At the Green Audit Team’s […]

Black breaks county triple jump record

Junior Jazzelena Black of Pacifica High broke the 24-year-old Ventura County girls triple jump record Thursday, leaping 39 feet, 1½ inches in a Pacific View League dual meet at Oxnard. The previous record had been set by Sharon Manship of Thousand Oaks in 1987. Black’s previous best jump was 37-7 set last year. That mark […]

Camarillo, Rio Mesa dominating PVL spring sports

When it comes to high school spring sports in the Pacific View League there’s Camarillo, Rio Mesa and everyone else. As of Tuesday, Camarillo was alone in first place in the PVL standings in baseball, softball, boys’ tennis and boys’ volleyball. Rio Mesa held the top spot in boys’ and girls’ track. The two rival […]

Rio Mesa students qualify for National Chemistry Olympiad test

Boys are doing the experiment.

Three pennies, four dimes, two nickels and two Japanese yen coins. This may seem like a hodgepodge of change, but for two Rio Mesa High School students it’s a test that could have them competing in chemistry across the world. Students Greg Schein and Evan Crook used the change to build a battery as part […]

Scorpions take aim

Johnny Ruiz is on the spot.

The Scorpions know their way around a golf course. Fairways, greens, sand, rough, snack bars—they can maneuver with relative ease. The Camarillo High boys’ golf team is 14-1 overall and 5-1 in the Pacific View League following an upset loss to Rio Mesa on Tuesday. Maybe Camarillo’s first defeat was a blessing in disguise. “It’s […]