The Star’s Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Eddie Macarena

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Moving up the field from defender to forward also helped Eddie Macarena move up to become The Star’s Boys Soccer Player of the Year. The 5-foot-10, 160-pound Rio Mesa High senior led area players in scoring this season with 21 goals and also had five assists. Macarena racked up those statistics the first year he […]

Camarillo’s Ruiz scores Star’s top golfer honor

Walt Disney once said “all our dreams can come true — if we have the courage to pursue them.”Over his four years at Camarillo High, golfer Johnny Ruiz set some pretty lofty goals for himself. Ruiz showed he had the talent and the courage to not only chase those goals, but to achieve them. Heading […]

PVL Upper-weight MVP: Jesus Mondragon

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Daniel Kodama of Camarillo is the lower-weight MVP and Jesus Mondragon of Hueneme is the upper-weight MVP. Richard Sierra of Channel Islands is the Coach of the Year. League champions include Patrick Vitug, Casey Perez and Jonathan Sanderson of Pacifica; Kodama and Trent Meline of Camarillo; Steven Lopez, Matt Mutt and Benito Moran of Oxnard; […]

PVL lower-weight MVP: Daniel Kodama

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Daniel Kodama of Camarillo is the lower-weight MVP and Jesus Mondragon of Hueneme is the upper-weight MVP. Richard Sierra of Channel Islands is the Coach of the Year. League champions include Patrick Vitug, Casey Perez and Jonathan Sanderson of Pacifica; Kodama and Trent Meline of Camarillo; Steven Lopez, Matt Mutt and Benito Moran of Oxnard; […]

PVL Water Polo Player of the Year: Courtney Walters

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Courtney Walters of Rio Mesa is the Player of the Year, and Rio Mesa’s Keith McKnett and Oxnard’s Rick Garcia are the co-Coaches of the Year. The first team features Walters, Tori Carson, Abby McCardell and Madison Wolfe of Rio Mesa; Anyssa Leal of Hueneme; Alexis Edwards, Jerilyn Hollis and Audrey Neilan of Oxnard; and […]

PVL Defensive Player of the Year: Rachel Tassano

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Rio Mesa’s Karissa Sandoval is the Offensive Player of the Year and Rachel Tassano is the Defensive Player of the Year. Emily Hall of Channel Islands is the Coach of the Year. First-team choices are Cynthia Ceja, Jena Nava, Karissa Sandoval and Rachel Tassano of Rio Mesa; Karen Medina, Kim Pimentel and Monica Quila of […]

PVL Offensive Player of the Year: Karissa Sandoval

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Rio Mesa’s Karissa Sandoval is the Offensive Player of the Year and Rachel Tassano is the Defensive Player of the Year. Emily Hall of Channel Islands is the Coach of the Year. First-team choices are Cynthia Ceja, Jena Nava, Karissa Sandoval and Rachel Tassano of Rio Mesa; Karen Medina, Kim Pimentel and Monica Quila of […]

PVL Defensive Soccer Player of the Year: Jesse Gallardo

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Ricardo Blancas of Channel Islands is the Offensive Player of the Year and Jesse Gallardo of Oxnard is the Defensive Player of the Year. Channel Islands’ Rogelio Juarez is the Coach of the Year. The first team includes Diego Ortega and Matthew Lariviere of Cmarillo; Blancas, Abdel Compean, Everardo Fernandez and Fernando Hernandez of Channel […]