Oxnard’s Dan Wade has value beyond statistics

Wade, headshot.

Perhaps Dan Wade deserves better. Maybe he deserves to score more points, to be more of a star. But Oxnard High’s 5-foot-10, 170-pound guard will have none of it. Wade would rather be a facilitator than a phenom. Wade is fourth among area boys basketball players in assists with 4.7 per game while still having […]

Oxnard handles PVL rival Rio Mesa

Boy is trying to defend a ball.

Oxnard High wasn’t about to take any charity from Rio Mesa in its boys basketball game Wednesday night at home, but the once the Yellowjackets were given some, they weren’t about to turn it down. Connecting on 22 of 25 free throws (88 percent), Oxnard had an easy time defeating Rio Mesa 58-46 in a […]

Oxnard wants PVL title back

Boy is jumping to the basket.

      Finishing second or third in league and earning a berth in postseason ranks as solid achievements for most boys basketball programs. At Oxnard High, it’s motivation. After monopolizing the Pacific View League championship throughout the past decade, the Yellowjackets placed second two years ago, and third last season. So guess what tops […]

Oxnard boys beat St. Bonaventure, 74-49

Oxnard High School Logo.

Dan Wade’s mid-range shot is a product of hard work and early morning shooting sessions. The senior point guard showed Tuesday night the results of all the extra practice with 23 points in Oxnard High’s 74-49 win over St. Bonaventure in the Oak Park Tournament. Wade pulled up time after time from the left wing […]