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Girls’ Softball Season Starts Off Strong, Putting Them First In The Conference

Girls’ Softball Season Starts Off Strong, Putting Them First In The Conference

Edryan Calderon, Reporter

March 11, 2020

     After defeating Hamilton High School in their first home game, and following up that win with ...

Swim Season Kicks Off

Swim Season Kicks Off

March 11, 2020

The season for all the Venice High School swim teams kicked off on Feb. 17 in a road loss against Cleve...

Track and Field Team Improvises Around Losing Watson Field

March 9, 2020

The track and field team is fresh into its pre-season having had two meets so far. Their first meet was on Feb. 29 at Palos Verdes High School and their second was on March 5 at San Pedro High School. The ongoing construction at Venice High School has resulted in a demolished track, complicating their season and practice sched...

Coach Sandoval awarded CIFLA City Section Cross Country Coach of the Year

Hiromi Maeda

March 9, 2020

After coaching at Venice High School for twenty years, Coach Vidal Sandoval was awarded CIFLA City Section Cross Country Coach of the Year of 2019-2020 by Malleke Lord. He began coaching at Venice High school about 20 years ago due to his love for running. After attending Venice and graduating in 1979, he was inspired to con...

Girls Soccer Wins Back-to-back City Championships

Girls Soccer Wins Back-to-back City Championships

Isaac Ng, Reporter

March 6, 2020

After knocking out Bernstein High School and Alain Lenroy Locke College Preparatory Academy in the firs...

Despite Obstacles, Girls Water polo Power Through

Mae Canete

March 2, 2020

The girls water polo team was off to a great start at the beginning of the season by beating Birmingham. The team members hope to repeat last year’s victory of qualifying for playoffs. They stand at 5 wins and 3 losses. The ending of their season has been complicated due to a hole in the roof of the pool building making it ...

Boys Basketball Team Dribbles Its Way To Playoffs

Boys Basketball Team Dribbles Its Way To Playoffs

Hiromi Maeda, Photo Editor

March 2, 2020

As the season comes to the end, the boys varsity basketball team is pleased with how they’ve closed out t...

Venice Cheer Starts Struggles During League Competition And Places Sixth

Michelle Mateo, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Around this time last year, the Venice cheer team was celebrating its success on being in the top three teams for the LAUSD Western League. This year though, the team struggled and placed sixth. Their coach, Joana Trocan, has been on maternity leave since December and hasn’t been able to help the team which has now taken a ...

Girls soccer playoffs near

Girls soccer playoffs near

February 25, 2020

The Venice High School girls soccer team has qualified for the playoffs as their rocky season comes to ...

Hosohoma Brings Pickleball to Venice

Isaac Ng, Reporter

February 25, 2020

By Isaac Ng   A new sport has arrived at Venice High School: pickleball. A combination of other paddle sports, pickleball is played by hitting a wiffle ball with a paddle to the opponent over a 34-inch high net, similar to tennis and paddle tennis, on a smaller 20-foot by 44-foot court.  Like badminton, players serve underhand, and...

Girls’ Softball Team Readies For A New Season!

Girls’ Softball Team Readies For A New Season!

Edryan Calderon, Reporter

February 25, 2020

      With a new season approaching, the girls varsity softball team members are preparing themselve...

Softball Season Starts Without A Field

Softball Season Starts Without A Field

Edryan Calderon, Reporter

February 25, 2020

     As the spring season of sports nears, the lack of their own field to play and practice on continu...