Ruiz finishes tied for 22 at state golf tourney

SAN GABRIEL — Johnny Ruiz couldn’t have asked for a better start to Wednesday’s CIF/CGA State Golf Championship at San Gabriel Country Club.After a perfect tee shot, the Camarillo High senior hit his approach shot six inches from the pin, giving him an easy birdie. Unfortunately for Ruiz, the rest of the day was a […]

Rio Mesa 4×400 relay team wins state title

CLOVIS —On every backstretch, Kevin Baxter implored his daughter to pick up the pace.For eight laps Simi Valley High sophomore Sarah Baxter heard every word. “How couldn’t you?” Baxter said. Between listening and blocking out the message, Baxter repeated as champion of the girls 3,200-meter race Saturday at the CIF State Track and Field Championships […]

Geno Athur tops Ventura County boys at State Meet

Geno, headshot.

Rio Mesa’s Geno Arthur had the best individual performance by a Ventura County boys runner, placing 11th in the Division 3 final in 15:43. (excerpt from VC Star Article) Congratulations to Geno Arthur placing 11th overall in the Division III State Meet. He finished with a 5k time of 15:43. A great way to end […]

Rio Mesa remembers 1971 CIF Champs

People are posing for photo.

Members of the 1971 Rio Mesa High School football team were honored during a halftime ceremony Oct. 7 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the team’s CIFSouthern Section Div. A championship. Friday night the Spartans defeated Pacifica 51-42 to go 1-0 in Pacific View League and 5-1 overall. Rio Mesa hosts Oxnard High School tonight.

Camarillo hosts fundraiser

The Camarillo High softball team has its CIF-Southern Section title. Now the players want their bling. The Scorpions are hosting a drive-up barbecue fundraiser to pay for championship rings. The fundraiser is scheduled for Aug. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Camarillo High softball fields. Dinner includes tri-tip, beans, salad and bread for […]

Watershed moment

Boy is exploring an award.

The Rio Mesa High boys’ water polo team didn’t just keep knocking on the door. It set up camp. Hey, it virtually moved onto the front porch. All the perseverance reaped the grand prize Saturday. Runner-up the past two seasons in the division finals, the Spartans became CIF-Southern Section champions in their third try with […]