PVL Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Matt Ramon

Matt Ramon, headshot.

Matt Ramon, who became Oxnard High’s all-time leading scorer, has been honored as the Player of the Year for boys basketball by the Pacific View League. Onxard’s Jeff Staniland was chosen as the Coach of the Year. Joining Ramon as first-team selections are Jake Maulhardt and Jeremy Sanders of Camarillo; Daniel Crocker and Dan Wade […]

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 has tough challenge in Div. 1AA playoffs

Interception of a ball.

It’s a challenge not that far removed from David taking on Goliath, but it won’t find the Oxnard High boys basketball team moping at the prospects. “We understand just how good the teams in our division truly are,” said Oxnard coach Jeff Staniland. “You’ve got a number of teams that are ranked among the best […]

Duo leads Oxnard past Rio Mesa. 56-40

Interception of a ball.

No matter how chaotic things get or how far his team strays, Oxnard High boys basketball coach Jeff Staniland knows he can always count on his dynamic duo. Matt Ramon and Dan Wade are like a tag-team security blanket for the Yellowjackets. They are like a compass that guides Oxnard through any rough stretches. The […]

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 stays unbeaten, wins Pacifica tournament

Oxnard High School Logo.

Nathaniel Hoston hounded the Chaminade guard into fumbling away the basketball in the backcourt. The Oxnard High guard snatched the ball, dribbled to the left of the defender and layed the basketball in off the backboard. The layup gave Oxnard a 16-point fourth-quarter lead and the Yellowjackets cruised to 78-58 win in the championship of […]

Oxnard wins Oak Park tournament

Oxnard High School Logo.

If the Oxnard High boys basketball team had competed with Oak Park in a 3-point shooting contest, it might have been a draw. But the inside brawn of Matt Ramon and Daniel Crocker, plus Oxnard’s depth, proved to be too much for the Eagles in the championship game of the Oak Park Tournament on Friday […]

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 […]