Helping students understand not just what happened on 9/11, but why

Black silhouette is watching on buildings.

Students today were just kids or hadn’t even been born yet when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania a decade ago, killing nearly 3,000 people. So when teachers talk about the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, they’re discussing something most of their students barely remember. […]

Rio Mesa rolls to easy win in opener

Rio Mesa High School Logo.

Senior running back Jordan Nunnery and the Rio Mesa defense served notice in the team’s season opener, routing visiting San Marcos 44-7 on Friday. Coach Bob Gregorchuk’s Spartans thoroughly dominated both sides of the line of scrimmage, making 17 first downs to the Royals’ one and outgaining them 369 yards to 82. Rio Mesa’s blitz […]

Channel Islands improves to 2-0

Channel Islands High School Logo.

Channel Islands High shook off an opening-game scoring drive by host Oak Park and handed the outmanned Eagles their second consecutive loss, 23-7, on Friday night. The Raiders (2-0) rode running back Richard Gray all the way to their second win in as many weeks as the junior pounded out 233 yards on 23 carries, […]

Young QB guides Camarillo to win

Teams are coming out to the field.

Camarillo and Buena highs both had to change quarterbacks before they faced each other Friday night. The big difference is Camarillo knew they would have to change last summer. Buena only knew after last week. Host Camarillo, led by sophomore quarterback Michael Marin’s 178 yards and two touchdowns, held off Buena 20-15 in a nonleague […]

Taylor’s sixth touchdown caps wild night at Pacifica

Pacifica High’s Dennis Taylor dashed 15 yards for the final touchdown in a wild, 60-56 nonleague victory over visiting Nordhoff Friday night.  Michael Maldonado had a 45-yard interception return for the Tritons (1-1) to seal a game which featured 11 lead changes. Maldonado had seven receptions for 160 yards. Taylor exploded for six touchdowns, including […]