The Oarsman

Cross Country Hopes to Advance to League Finals

Frances Flores, Sports Editor

October 23, 2017

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With one meet and invitational left in the season, the cross country team hopes to advance into the Western League finals, city preliminaries and eventually city finals. This year’s team is looking very promising with all the rookies excited to be runners, along with several returnees. ” I enjoy the adrenaline in the...

Cross Country

Rebecca Halfacre, Sports Reporter

October 20, 2017

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On Sept. 26, the cross country team ran their fourth race of 10 this season. The race against Palisades Charter High School took place at Pierce College which according to Captain Priscilla Ruelas, had some more challenging courses. “It was very hot,” said Ruelas. “Running there was very difficult going up the switchbacks...

Pink Out

Pink Out

October 17, 2017

For several years, Pink Out has been a tradition at Venice High School. During the month of October, various student organizations, clubs and sports come together to raise awareness and money for breast cancer research and medical care.

Boys Water Polo

Boys Water Polo

October 6, 2017

The boys have had six non-league games including a tournament in which they won two. Their first league game was on Sept. 27 against San Pedro which they won with a score of 17-7.

Rams Playoffs

Sebastien Balembois, Sports Editor

October 3, 2017

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The Rams have entered their second season in LA looking to improve after a disappointing first season here. There is no more question “at quarterback” this season, as the team’s focus has shifted to surrounding quarterback Jared Goff with more talent. A better O-line and a plethora of talented receivers has already affected...

Marching Band Season Starts

Guadalupe Aquino, Asst. Sports Editor

September 28, 2017

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Over the years, Venice’s marching band has gained popularity. This year has proved to be a year of growth as many new members have joined the band. In earlier years, marching band struggled with adding new members since they didn’t have a conductor. Now with Mr. David Lee in the picture, the band has gained 16 new members...

Waterpolo Looks to Repeat Successful Season

Sebastien Balembois, Sports Editor

September 14, 2017

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Boys water polo played their first game of the season Aug 31 against Cleveland High School. They had a strong record last year as they were 12-6 overall and 6-2 in the league. Although they lost by a score of 21-6, it was the first game of the season and didn’t count towards the western league. Their next game is Sep 14 at...

Cheer Team Continues Winning Ways

Cheer Team Continues Winning Ways

Joshua Fenty, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2017

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Last year, the Cheer team made it to National Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada for the first time in...

Football Team Splits First Two Games

Football Team Splits First Two Games

September 11, 2017

In anticipation of the regular football season, Coach Angelo Gasca prepares his team with some games...

Boy’s Volleyball Season Comes to an End

Maya Manjuarrez, Editor in Chief

May 25, 2017

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Venice High’s boy’s volleyball team ended their season with a loss in the second round of the Division One City Championships in their game against Taft High School on May 9.

Golf Team Competes in the Western League Finals

Joshua Fenty, Sports Editor

May 24, 2017

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The golf team finished their season strong, having placed second in Western League Finals.

Spirit Program Kicks Off their New Year

Vivian Lewis, Reporter

May 22, 2017

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Out of an estimated 100 students, 54 girls and two boys are now part of the spirit program, which consists of the cheerleading and dance teams.