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Venice High Student Receives Full Scholarship for Baseball

Venice High Student Receives Full Scholarship for Baseball

December 8

For the first time in Venice High School’s baseball history, varsity captain Nick Atkins has signed early

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Cross Country Runners Participate in City Finals

Chyna Dews

December 8

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Two Venice High students participated in the Cross Country City Finals at Pierce College on Nov. 19. Although Chris Lamb and Harrison Hanner didn’t win the opportunity to go to State, they had an incredible season. “Both Hanner and Lamb were qualified as one of the best in the city by making it to the city finals,” said Coach Sandoval. “They worked really hard and performed very well.” “All four years of running led up to this race,” said Lamb. “It was a great accomplishment and I am very proud with my performance. It was the perfect way to end the season.” His time for the three-mile race was 16:37. “This...

Los Angeles Rams Quarterback Looks Promising

Los Angeles Rams Quarterback Looks Promising

December 8

Jared Goff, the #1 pick of the 2016 NFL draft, is the Los Angeles Rams’ quarterback of the future, no matter how hard he is to watch right now. He just needs to adjust from playing college football to the NFL. He may not look like the #1 pick of the draft or even the #1 QB pick of the draft. The Dallas Cowboys’ Daik Prescott and the Philadelphia Eagles’ Carson Wentz have impressed more thus far....

Girls Volleyball Playoffs a Success

Girls Volleyball Playoffs a Success

December 8

The girl's volleyball team won the City Division 1 Championship as the number one seed on Saturday, Nov. 12th. But they lost the Division 4  State Championship game against St. Anthony. Their record for the regular season this year was 10-2 and their record overall including tournaments was 24-11. In the state championship game they played against St. Anthony of Long Beach. "The teams excited for...

Boys Water Polo Season Ends on a Good Note

Almond McKinley, Reporter

December 8

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Boys water polo closed their season with a record of 10-4 finishing fifth in LAUSD.

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Boy’s Basketball Team Starts to Play Tournaments

Boy’s Basketball Team Starts to Play Tournaments

December 8

On November 29, varsity played at Westchester High against Crespi High School. They lost 63-32. As football season come to an end, basketball season starts with a scrimmage on November 16. The freshman/sophomore team wins with a score of 45-43. The junior varsity loses 36-34. The varsity team wins with a score of 51-49. According to Jordan West, captain of the varsity team, this win...

Girls Volleyball

Almond Mckinley and Sebastien Balembois

November 14

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The girls volleyball team has kicked off the season with a solid 4-1 record. Their most recent game was at Fairfax on Sep. 22 where they took home a win of 3-0. They have defeated University High School, Hamilton High School, and Westchester High School and lost their only game to rival Palisades High School. According to coach Allen Hunt, they are “starting to play better” because they communicate. The team had tryouts at the end of the last school year where they recruited junior Lorraine Bruce to the varsity team, who the choach said was a high impact player. When the school year started, there was another tryout...

Football Spotlight: Justin Cauley #5

Football Spotlight: Justin Cauley #5

November 14

Number Five is junior Justin Cauley.

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Girl’s Tennis Season Ends

Chyna Dews

November 3

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The girls tennis season is coming to an end. The last game was at LACES on Thursday October 20.Their record this year was is 6-6. “If we make the playoffs, depending on how we do this game; we will enter in a tournament and train for the playoffs” said senior Ashli Poire.

Homecoming Game Tomorrow!!!

Almond McKinley

November 3

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Venice High, are you ready for homecoming? The football team will be playing Palisades High School on Friday, Nov. 4. The tickets have been sold during nutrition and lunch for $5 at the student store. Venice hasn’t lost to Palisades in 15 years or more, according to Maxpreps, so this will be the game to watch. With rumors that Palisades has developed a good football team this year, students have made bets on the game. A yearly tradition is the pre-game homecoming parade that will start between 5:30 and 6 p.m. Riding around the track will be the Homecoming King and Queen, and the Los Angeles County Fire Department,...

Girls Softball Playoffs Comes to an End

Girls Softball Playoffs Comes to an End

Katie Miya, Reporter

June 3

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The varsity softball team’s season ended in the first round of playoffs against Eagle Rock

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Swim Team Playoffs

Swim Team Playoffs

June 3

This year, Venice had the largest amount of swimmers make it to the state championship of all time.

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