Rio Mesa Boys Swim Team with Head Boys Coach Keith McKnett and Camarillo Mayor Mike Morgan at the Camarillo City Council meeting being recognized for the boys’ 17th straight league championship. Rio Mesa Boys Swimming is 106-0 in league meets. Rio Mesa Boys Swim Team is also last year’s defending CIF champions in swimming.
“Season for Mo” read a banner the Cam High Varsity football team carried out on to the field last Friday at the CIF Championships versus Thousand Oaks. The banner was in honor of teammate Daniel Morales who died earlier this year. The Scorpions entered the field holding a 13-0 record and left the game 14-0, continuing […]
Wrestling isn’t an idea or myth or spectacle. At Camarillo High, the wrestling room is a sanctuary, a home, a family. It is a real place away from the real world. Last year, head coach Ron Wilson’s mother, Emma, died. The coach broke down in tears in front of his wrestlers, telling them “You’re my […]
Michelle Pena trusted her instincts.
Rio Mesa’s Raegan Nizdil finished sixth in the girls’ high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 6 inches at the CIF State Track and Field Championships last weekend at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis. Nizdil, a senior, is one of only two Spartans to compete in the state meet for four straight seasons. Camarillo […]
Victor Viveros struggled to find answers. Viveros, a senior opposite hitter on the Camarillo High boys’ volleyball team, said he didn’t know why the Scorpions turned in a lackluster performance during the biggest match of the season. Maybe it was overconfidence or a lack of intensity. Maybe the team had lunch too close to match […]
They slugged it out for 6.1 innings, but not with their bats. Big pitches and big defensive plays crushed threats, stymied rallies and kept the Rio Mesa and Buena highs baseball teams locked in a 1-1 tie. After one final stellar defensive play in the bottom of the seventh, came the breakthrough. Riley Fagan grounded […]