August 24, 2013 |
Former basketball Coach Rob Hall has been named co-athletic director with Ann Pettit at Oak Park, replacing Dick Billingsley. Hall's job will be to help Oak Park transition to its new Camino League next season that will include Agoura, Calabasas, Moorpark and Newbury Park. He wants to encourage Oak Park students to be multiple sport athletes. He's in his 23rd year teaching American government at Oak Park. Eric.email@example.com
October 15, 2013 |
It has been a long time since a Cal State Northridge baseball coach was able to recruit and keep high school players from going off to a college away from the neighborhood. First-year Coach Greg Moore is starting to having some success. On Tuesday, he received commitments from three standouts out of the Marmonte League _ pitcher Matt Campbell of Simi Valley, infielder Blake Chiaramonte of Moorpark and catcher Albee Weiss of Agoura. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
February 3, 2014 |
They haven't played a single high school baseball game, but the class of 2017 already has at least five payers committed to colleges and who knows how many more will be offered. Infielder-pitcher Hunter Greene of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame was the latest freshman to end the recruiting process when he committed to UCLA last week. He joins another freshman, catcher Hagen Danner of Huntington Beach, who previously committed to UCLA. Freshman pitcher Nick Pratto of Santa Ana Mater Dei (see above photo)
October 18, 1986 |
Melissa Sutton of Newbury Park High set her ninth consecutive course record, and Thousand Oaks won two team titles at the 10th Ventura County Cross-Country Championships at Moorpark College on Friday. Sutton, the two-time defending Southern Section 4-A champion, dominated the girls race, leading from start to finish. She was never seriously challenged after running the opening mile in 5:20. Her 17:26.
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February 6, 1985
The sister of a 60-year-old Hollywood woman shot to death last week in Woodland Hills offered a $10,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer or killers. Judy Kanan, the tough-minded Agoura businesswoman and descendant of a pioneering Agoura family, was gunned down shortly before 3 p.m. Jan. 29 as she prepared to feed horses she kept at a Woodland Hills corral. The reward was offered by Patricia Kanan, 62.
September 6, 1986
Javier Primera led Burroughs High to a 26-29 win over Crespi in a season-opening, nonleague cross-country meet Friday at Woodley Park, and Agoura swept a dual meet from Notre Dame on its home course at Paramount Ranch in another season opener. Primera ran the three-mile course in 16:36, finishing 14 seconds ahead of Crespi's Sean Huckaby. Crespi teammates Don Moser and Bryan McCanna finished fourth and fifth in 17:14 and 17:17.
September 24, 1986
Thousand Oaks at Canyon: If running backs Marc Monestime and Mike Moore have big games the Lancers have a legitimate chance to end Canyon's winning streak at 40. Canyon running back Lance Cross did not play last week against La Canada because of a bruised back. If he is still out, pressure will be on quarterback Ken Sollom to have a great passing performance for the third straight week. Canyon has scored 42 points in each of its first two games.
October 4, 2002 |
An offensive outburst Thursday night between Tustin and Anaheim Western highs turned into a defensive standoff in the second half. Tustin proved to be slightly better in both, outscoring the host Pioneers in the first half and ending the game with a goal-line stand that preserved its 28-21 victory. The victory prevented the Tillers from starting 0-4 for the first time since 1994, when they finished 1-9.
October 13, 1999
Dragana Ognenovska of Burroughs High dropped her first set of the season but the Indians had little trouble beating Valencia, 13-5, in a Foothill League girls' tennis match on Tuesday at Burroughs. Ognenovska, who is 14-1 this season, lost to Julia Peek of Valencia, 6-1, but rebounded to win her next two. Double teams Melissa Hooven and Michelle Hildreth, and Jenny Wooldridge and Catherine Williams swept for Burroughs (9-0, 5-0 in league play).