Rivalry for the right reason

Basketball ball.

The Rio Mesa Spartans and Cam High Scorpions basketball teams went head to head at Rio Mesa High School on Saturday, Jan. 10, but not as league rivals. The games were held as part of the “Ball it up for Cancer” event, a fundraiser for the Oxnard and Camarillo’s Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) Centers for Family Living account. Their program […]

Camarillo Girls Basketball: CIF Finalists

Girls are gathered before the game.The 2013/2014 Adolfo Camarillo Girls basketball team was recognized at the Wednesday, March 26 Board Meeting for a great season which lead them to the CIF finals, a first for the school’s program. Camarillo High School's Geralynn Leaupepe (center) shoots a basket against Newbury Park High School in the CIF-SS Division 1A semifinals at Camarillo [...]

Camarillo, Oak Park to join league, which will split in 2014

Boy are trying to get the ball.

The releaguing game of Snakes and Ladders took another detour. CIF-Southern Section Northern Area principals voted on Monday to alter the landscape of local sports leagues for a four-year cycle starting in 2014-15. Oak Park and Camarillo high schools will join the eight current Marmonte League teams. The Marmonte League will split into two leagues […]

Star Player of the Year: Geraldynn Leaupepe

Girl is posing for photo.

Geraldynn Leaupepe didn’t hesitate to take advantage of the opportunity. Once the Camarillo High junior started receiving recruiting letters from college coaches, she immediately called them back. Leaupepe wanted to know about more than just their schools and programs. She wanted to know what she and her twin sister, Geralynn, needed to work on to […]

Camarillo stops Thousand Oaks in CIF-SS Division 2AA second round

Girl is holding a ball.

For one night, Micaela Pericone Kapp got the Kate Middleton treatment. A senior wing for the Camarillo High girls’ basketball team, Pericone-Kapp illuminated the court with her diverse skills, then got mobbed by the media. She got interviewed by Time Warner Cable’s television crew. “That was cool,” Pericone- Kapp said. “Being on TV is cool, […]

Camarillo beats Thousand Oaks 48-37 to make Division 2AA quarterfinals

Adolfo Camarillo High School Logo.

Micaela Pericone-Kapp knew she had an opportunity to impact the Camarillo High’s playoff game with Thousand Oaks. She just needed to take advantage. The senior guard scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half, including two 3-pointers in the third quarter, in Camarillo’s 48-37 win Wednesday night over visiting Thousand Oaks in the […]

A special year for Scorpions

Girls are practicing with balls.

It’s a celebration at Camarillo High. The Scorpion girls’ and boys’ basketball teams captured Pacific View League championships last week. “Camarillo is getting a lot of recognition,” said Corbin Covey, a senior guard for the boys’ squad. “We’re showing that Camarillo is a good high school where teams can have success. “Hopefully more local Camarillo […]

Scorpion basketball teams on a roll

Boys are playing basketball.

The Camarillo High boys’ and girls’ basketball teams are playing well at the end of the regular season. The Scorpion boys defeated Rio Mesa 59-56 on Wednesday at home to secure the Pacic View League championship. The Scorpions are 22-5 overall and 9-1 in league. Entering Thursday’s game at Pacifica, the Camarillo girls’ team earned […]

Camarillo beats Pacifica 57-36 to win Pacific View League title outright

Adolfo Camarillo High School Logo.

The Camarillo High girls basketball team was forced to share the Pacific View League title last season. The Scorpions displayed a more selfish side in their attempt for a repeat. They wanted the title all to themselves, and they finally got it. Dynn Leaupepe scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Camarillo defeated Pacifica […]

Oxnard beats Pacifica 2-1 to win Pacific View League title

Oxnard Union High School District Logo.

The Oxnard High girls soccer team only needed a tie to secure the outright Pacific View League title. But the Yellowjackets refused to settle for anything less than a win. Senior Angie Lumbrano scored the game-winning goal just before the final whistle to give Oxnard a 2-1 victory over rival Pacifica on Thursday night at […]