Scorpions prepare to defend Pacific View title with defense

Interception of a player.

Nobody could stop the Camarillo High football team’s high-octane offense in 2011. The Scorpions, however, couldn’t slow down opponents’offenses. Camarillo’s final box scores mimicked Arena League agate. Camarillo overcame an inconsistent defense by averaging more than 37 points per game last season en route to a third straight Pacific View League championship. So much for […]

Player to Watch: Travis Valdez

Smiling boy, headshot.

Valdez’s quick, accurate throws make him an ideal quarterback to run Camarillo’s no-huddle spread offense. Despite missing three games, the senior thrived under the Scorpions’ high-powered offense last season with 2,537 passing yards and 34 touchdowns. The second-year quarterback completed 72 percent of his passes and threw only five interceptions in 2011.

Mom, teen say ‘oui’ to new adventures

People are posing for photo.

DeLayni Millar and her mom, Lynda, will experience their first taste of international culture and the French language this fall—but in separate countries. DeLayni, a 16-year-old Rio Mesa High School student, will attend school for a year in Belgium while her mom looks after a French exchange student who will attend Adolfo Camarillo High School. […]

Don’t pass on Camarillo, Rio Mesa pigskin

Oxnard Union High School District Logo.

High school football doesn’t just entertain us, it consumes us. From August until December, in large cities and small towns across the country, the high school gridiron becomes a mecca for mascots and cheerleaders, dance teams and marching bands, rivals and fans. There’s something special about those Friday night games. In America, prep football represents […]