Oxnard knocks off Quartz Hill, 12-10

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It wasn’t the prettiest of wins, but the Oxnard High football team will surely take it. The third quarter was Oxnard’s time on Friday night, as it erased a 7-0 halftime deficit with two unanswered trips to the end zone and the Yellowjackets opened the 2012 season with a big win, defeating Quartz Hill 12-10 […]

Oxnard outlasts Pacifica in shootout

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Oxnard High’s game plan in its Pacific View League finale against Pacifica was as simple as it gets — let senior tailback Grant Weiss loose and hope the offense could light up the scoreboard as often as possible. The plan worked, but by the narrowest of margins. Weiss turned in a spectacular performance, rushing 28 […]

Bootleg boosts Oxnard to OT win over Rio Mesa

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Oscar Sandoval wanted to run a naked bootleg. The Oxnard quarterback remembered how successful the play was early on Friday night. With the Yellowjackets facing third-and-6 from the 10-yard line in overtime, Sandoval faked the handoff, bounced outside for an 8-yard gain and a crucial first down. On the next play, Charles Beckley took the […]

Flying start sparks Yellowjackets to rout

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Oxnard High students may have been celebrating homecoming, but it was just another day at the office for Yellowjackets head coach Mark Beckham, whose football team sprinted to a six-touchdown lead en route to a 42-20 victory over Hueneme on Friday night in the Pacific View League opener for both teams. “With homecoming distractions and […]

Oxnard able to make a stand

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Oxnard scored a touchdown in every quarter, and it turns out all four trips to the end zone were needed, as the host Yellowjackets held off a Downey fourth-quarter rally to emerge with a 26-21 win on Friday night. “I’d rather have an ugly win than a pretty loss any day,” Oxnard head coach Mark […]

Oxnard wins one for Padilla

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Grant Weiss had just clinched the win for the Oxnard High football team and afterward all he could think of was teammate Adrian Padilla. Padilla suffered a severe concussion in last Friday’s game against San Luis Obispo and underwent emergency surgery at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo. Oxnard players and fans […]

Everyone feels like they have title shot

  A year ago, Camarillo, Rio Mesa and Oxnard finished the Pacific View League season with identical 4-1 records. No one would be surprised if the same three teams found themselves in the identical position when this season ends.  But while the three perennial playoff contenders appear to have a leg up on the other […]