The Acorn counts down the top five local sports stories of 2012

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With 2012 coming to a close, there were many memorable moments in Camarillo sports. The Camarillo High football team continued dominating the Pacific View League while a former Scorpion made headlines in the NFL. Rio Mesa High’s swim team had another outstanding season in the pool, and the Spartan boys’ 4×400 meter relay quartet captured […]

Star Athlete of the Week: Corbin Covey

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Teamed with quarterback Travis Valdez to spark a 26-10 victory over Ventura High in a non-league matchup at Ventura on Friday night. The senior wide receiver hauled in 14 receptions for 184 yards as the Scorpions improve to 3-1.

Camarillo beats Buena, 28-7

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The Camarillo High football team may no longer have Jake Maulhardt going deep for highlight-reel catches or Conrad Kotake speeding past defenders for long runs. What they do have is returning starting quarterback Travis Valdez, who along with experienced wide receiver Corbin Covey, provided Camarillo with a strong foundation on offense in a 28-7 Scorpions […]

Scorpions take care of business

The Camarillo High football team finds ways to win.The Scorpions surrendered 94 points in their last two games, but they won both outings. Jake Maulhardt, arguably the best wide receiver in Ventura County, regularly faces double and triple teams, but teammates always step up. Quarterback Travis Valdez, wide receiver Corbin Covey and lineman Brandon Baker—all […]

Cam High Wins Black and Blue Bowl

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Last Friday night the Rio Mesa Spartans kicked off to our Scorpions at our home stadium. After celebrating Anti-Spartan week, the football team was pumped to go for the win against Rio Mesa. As the stadium started filling up with fans, the football team was preparing for the biggest game of the season under the […]

Camarillo clinches PVL title with 48-44 win over Rio Mesa

All Corbin Covey wanted was a chance at redemption.He watched a third-down pass slip in and out of his hands early on Thursday night. So with the Camarillo High football team making a comeback from a 17-point deficit, Covey stretched out and made a diving 39-yard touchdown catch. Covey’s timely play helped host Camarillo recover […]