Camarillo takes control of PVL race

Boy is running with a ball.

The two heavyweights of the Pacific View League slugged it out Friday night. Call it the Thrilla in Camarilla. Corbin Covey caught a 9-yard touchdown pass from Travis Valdez with 2:18 left to give host Camarillo High a 31-26 victory over Pacifica and at least a share of the league championship. The winning reception came […]

Camarillo routs Channel Islands, 50-7

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Every time Travis Valdez tucks the football and runs, his coaches brace for the inevitable impact. Valdez, the key cog in Camarillo’s high-powered offense, usually picks apart defenses with his passing but he occasionally takes off in a sprint and tries to power his way to extra yards. Valdez twice pushed his way in for […]

ACHS battles Thousand Oaks tonight

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With many new faces, the Camarillo High football team couldn’t find rhythm during a 28-7 victory against Buena last weekend, according to starting quarterback Travis Valdez. “We committed a lot of mental errors and we don’t have chemistry yet,” Valdez said. The Scorpions can get away with mistakes against a team like Buena. Thousand Oaks […]

Camarillo beats Buena, 28-7

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The Camarillo High football team may no longer have Jake Maulhardt going deep for highlight-reel catches or Conrad Kotake speeding past defenders for long runs. What they do have is returning starting quarterback Travis Valdez, who along with experienced wide receiver Corbin Covey, provided Camarillo with a strong foundation on offense in a 28-7 Scorpions […]

Player to Watch: Travis Valdez

Smiling boy, headshot.

Valdez’s quick, accurate throws make him an ideal quarterback to run Camarillo’s no-huddle spread offense. Despite missing three games, the senior thrived under the Scorpions’ high-powered offense last season with 2,537 passing yards and 34 touchdowns. The second-year quarterback completed 72 percent of his passes and threw only five interceptions in 2011.

Scorpions take care of business

The Camarillo High football team finds ways to win.The Scorpions surrendered 94 points in their last two games, but they won both outings. Jake Maulhardt, arguably the best wide receiver in Ventura County, regularly faces double and triple teams, but teammates always step up. Quarterback Travis Valdez, wide receiver Corbin Covey and lineman Brandon Baker—all […]

Cam High Wins Black and Blue Bowl

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Last Friday night the Rio Mesa Spartans kicked off to our Scorpions at our home stadium. After celebrating Anti-Spartan week, the football team was pumped to go for the win against Rio Mesa. As the stadium started filling up with fans, the football team was preparing for the biggest game of the season under the […]

Kotake’s five TDs lead Camarillo in shootout

As the click hit 0:00, Conrad Kotake could finally relax.The versatile senior running back did a little bit of everything Friday night in Camarillo’s 63-50 win that resembled a track meet more than a high school football game. Kotake made 10 catches for 200 yards. He first carry came in the fourth quarter, but yet […]

Camarillo powers to league lead

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When Dennis Riedmiller looks back on Camarillo High’s 63-22 win over Pacifica on Friday night, the No. 22 will stand out. As often as Camarillo’s high-octane offense found the back of the end zone, it was the play of the Scorpions defense that caught the Camarillo coach’s attention. The Scorpions’ win, coupled with Channel Islands’ […]

Valdez’s return sparks Camarillo in rout

Travis Valdez, headshot.

If you didn’t know it was Travis Valdez’s first start Friday night, it would have been hard to tell from his performance on the field. The Camarillo High quarterback made a seamless transition back into the starting lineup after missing the first four games of the season while recovering from a broken left wrist. Valdez […]