Californians Face Crucial Vote for Public Schools in November

Californians Face crucial vote information.

[googlemaps] EdSource created a very informative document to help voters make sense out of Prop 30 and 38, two very crucial items on the ballot that voters are being asked to consider for the November election. California’s K-12 schools are severely underfunded compared to many other states. Budget cuts in recent years have led […]

Scorpions wreak havoc on gridiron

Interception of a player.

Great defenses justify great nicknames. There’s the Steel Curtain. Purple People Eaters. New York Sack Exchange. Monsters of the Midway. Camarillo High football’s ferocious defense doesn’t have a clever moniker yet, but the Scorpion D is a wrecking ball. The Scorpions (6-1 overall, 2-0 in the Pacific View League) posted a 48-0 shutout Oct. 5 […]

Running for a special cause

Girls are racing and holding hands.

Adolfo Camarillo High School cross-country runners, Lauren Powers, Marin Lockwood, Danika Cline, Kathleen Dunne and Yliana Ortega, held hands as they sprinted to the finish line of the 5K race during the fifth annual Jason’s Race in Westlake Village on Oct. 14. The event was in memory of Jason Allen Lutz who died March 11, […]

Frontier High earns 47-point gain

Frontier High School Logo.

Oxnard Union High School District earned double-digit point increases in its Academic Performance Index at all seven schools for the 2011-12 school year. Adolfo Camarillo High School again ranked as the No. 1 school in the district, while Frontier High School showed the most growth. A school’s API is a number that ranges from 200 […]

Pacifica surges past Channel Islands, 42-28

Pacifica High School Logo, cropped.

It’s not too often Pacifica High generates more total offense through the air than on the ground. That’s what happened during the Tritons’ game against Channel Islands and it turned out a big problem for the host Raiders. Nick Davis threw five touchdown passes, three of them to senior Tauran Nixon, as surging Pacifica defeated […]

Camarillo routs Hueneme, 70-19

Adolfo Camarillo High School Logo.

The clock had just hit 0:00 and already the Camarillo High football team was looking ahead to next week. Camarillo had delivered a 70-19 thrashing of visiting Hueneme to improve to 3-0 in Pacific View League play and set up a showdown with Pacifica. The Tritons matched Camarillo’s 3-0 league record Friday night with a […]

Oxnard rushes past Rio Mesa, 28-14

Oxnard Union High School District Logo.

In recent meetings between Oxnard and Rio Mesa, the Yellowjackets fullbacks have had plenty of success running the ball. All week, Oxnard head coach Mark Beckham kept telling fullback Andrew Valenzuela that his team was expecting big things out of him Friday night. The 5-foot-10 junior didn’t disappoint, rushing for 146 yards, including a 23-yard […]