Rio Mesa edges Camarillo, 63-61

Rio Mesa High School Logo.

The Rio Mesa High boys basketball team nearly handed the game to Camarillo High on Friday night. Martel Tyler made sure Rio Mesa didn’t come away empty-handed. Tied at 61 with a minute remaining, Tyler pulled the basketball out along the perimeter then sped past his defender and banked in a floater to give the […]

Oxnard Principal Selected to Distinguished AVID Principals’ Leadership Collaborative

Riegert Eric, headshot.

Identified as one of the “best-of-the-best,” Oxnard High School Principal Eric Riegert will join 11 other AVID National Demonstration School principals in the inaugural meeting of the California AVID Principals’ Leadership Collaborative (APLC) in San Diego on March 15. Riegert and the other principals were selected because of their leadership abilities that drive high academic […]

Good results for grapplers

The Camarillo High varsity wrestling team placed fifth at the South Pasadena High School Tournament. Team members pictured are Trent Meline, Eloi Sandoval, Dallin d’Huart, Jeremy Montijo, Victor Mondragon, Angie Lopez, Rory MacNiel, Tucker Sanders, Corbin Bethurem and Daniel Kodama. Kodama won an individual first-place medal. Sanders, Meline, Montijo and Sandoval were third in their […]

Rio Mesa girls’ soccer team stays in the thick of PVL title hunt

Girl is kicking a ball.

“The Usuals” are anything but ordinary. The starting four defenders on the Rio Mesa High girls’ soccer team, affectionately called “The Usuals” by head coach Gonzalo “Gonzo” Rodriguez, steady a sturdy Spartan ship. Rachel Tassano is a senior sweeper and captain. Cynthia Ceja, a junior, is an enforcer at the stopper position. Amanda Lopez, a […]

Firm hired for high school construction

Oxnard Union High School District Logo.

The Oxnard Union High School District board of trustees has chosen a construction firm for the new magnet high school and performing arts center to be built in Camarillo on a 77-acre property next to the Camarillo Library on Las Posas Road. The vote was made during last week’s board meeting in Oxnard. District staff […]