UC Santa Barbara Men’s Water Polo Splits Matchups on Thursday Trip to Malibu
The UC Santa Barbara Men’s Water Polo team was in Malibu on Thursday, where they faced Westcliff and No. 4 Pepperdine, finishing the day with a win and a loss. The Gauchos (7-4) defeated the Warriors (1-5) for the second time in five days, 15-4, but fell to the hosting Waves (7-1), 13-8.
Bruins Blank Waves, 2-0
LOS ANGELES - No. 5 UCLA recorded its third consecutive shutout in a 2-0 victory over Pepperdine on Friday night at Wallis Annenberg Stadium, wrapping up non-conference play with a 6-1 record. After a scoreless first half, the Bruins scored two goals in the second half to record their fifth...
2023-24 Brentwood School Varsity Girls Tennis Team Scores Big Victory and Joins Instagram
Coach Solomon’s Squad Triumphs Over Calabasas and Gears Up for the Season. The 2023-24 Brentwood Varsity Girls Tennis Team is off to an impressive start, showcasing their unwavering commitment and determination. Under the guidance of Coach Solomon, the team has shown exceptional resilience, earning a significant victory against Calabasas today with a final score of 11-7.
Nearing conference play, UCLA women’s soccer prepares to face Pepperdine
The Bruins’ countdown to conference play is nearing zero. No. 5 UCLA women’s soccer (5-1-0) will face Pepperdine (2-1-5) on Friday night at Wallis Annenberg Stadium, marking the squad’s final home game before the Bruins hit the road for three consecutive games to commence Pac-12 play. The Bruins will journey around the west as they take to Colorado next week and Washington the week after.
Central Triumphs Over Oak Park in Exciting Varsity Softball Match
Central won a varsity softball match against Oak Park on Thursday with a score of 7-4. The game was tied at the bottom of the second inning due to a single by Central's Haley Athen and a sac fly by SaRya Bahrke. But Oak Park's Madyson Brucker hit a solo home run in the top of the fourth, making the score 3-2.
Kemp, Hannah lead Thousand Oaks to win over Oak Park in Canyon League football opener
Brolin Hannah has a message to college football recruiters:. Do not overlook Silas Kemp. "He's a D-I player for sure," said the Thousand Oaks High running back. "Silas is the fastest guy I have ever played with and the hardest player is have ever tried to tackle (in practice)." Kemp's...
Cheer season preview
With yet another exciting school year coming to fruition, a new cheer season kicked off with the football team’s first home game on Friday, Aug. 12. Senior and admin captain, Amber Gilman, expresses her excitement for the upcoming season. “I am looking forward to a season full of productivity,...
Oak Park High School hosts its annual Club Week
This week, Oak Park High School took on its annual club rush with hundreds of eager students flooding the pavilion. Club week at OPHS is serious business: decorated boards line the rows of tables and club representatives employ all sorts of tactics to encourage students to join their club. From easy-to-access sign-up sheets and colorful boards to candy and other incentives, clubs rack up large numbers of members within the few days they have to promote themselves.
Thursday high school football roundup: Ventura, Newbury Park roll to league victories
Logan Scarlett threw four touchdown passes to four different receivers and the defense pitched its second shutout of the season as the Ventura High football team improved to 4-1 with a 42-0 win at Dos Pueblos in a CHannel League game on Thursday night. Josh Woodworth, Makana Arndt, Mylan Walker...
Waves Get Started at OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – The #15 Pepperdine men's golf team is in the middle of the pack after the first round of the Fighting Illini Invitational at the par-70 Olympia Fields Country Club North Course. After two players finished the round in the top-20, the Waves are tied for...
Last-minute drive lifts unbeaten Agoura to win over Camarillo in Canyon League opener
Skin-of-the-teeth dramatics are becoming the norm for the Agoura High football team. The Chargers may have let a 14-point fourth quarter lead slip away in their Canyon League opener Thursday night against visiting Camarillo. But quarterback Harrison Novak responded by directing a game-winning 13-play, 73-yard drive in the final 3:35,...
Axe Throwing Mania Takes Over Thousand Oaks' 'The Mighty Ave' Amid Rising National Popularity
In Southern California's Thousand Oaks, residents are engaging in the unique sport of axe throwing at 'The Mighty Ave,' a sports and entertainment facility. The trend is on the rise nationwide. The facility's owner, Lion Bradley, aimed to offer an interesting activity that could appeal to a broad range of people. Many who've tried axe throwing at Bradley's facility, reportedly become fans, some even join weekly leagues and rank among the top 100 in US national tournaments.
Pepperdine Stuns Washington in Dominating Sweep
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Five players with five or more kills fueled the Pepperdine women's volleyball team to a dominating sweep over Washington, a team receiving votes in the AVCA coaches poll this week, on Friday afternoon at Mott Athletics Center. The Waves (3-6) kicked off the Mustang...
Discover Santa Monica’s Top Game-Day Venues: A Guide for Local Residents
Santa Monica attracts football fans with its variety of venues. These venues feature large flat-screen TVs, dining options, and a range of food and drink. Barney’s Beanery is a popular spot that has been a local favorite for over 90 years. It has sixty TVs, bar food, and a friendly crowd, making it a good location for watching games. They also have events like trivia and karaoke nights.
Pepperdine Drops to #5 UCLA
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Pepperdine women's soccer team dropped 2-0 against the defending NCAA champion #5 UCLA on Friday night at Wallis Annenberg Stadium. The Waves (2-2-5) and Bruins (6-1) were tied after the first 45 minutes, but two second-half goals for UCLA propelled them to the win. Taylor Rath had a career-high night in saves with eight and faced a career-high 10 shots on goal.
Bulldogs Sweep Cal Lutheran
THOUSAND OAKS, CA -- Texas Lutheran volleyball picked up its second win of the Cal Lu Fornia Invitational, sweeping host Cal Lutheran, 25-20, 26-24, 26-24, Friday night in the Regals home opener in Gilbert Arena in Thousand Oaks, California. The win is the first in program history over the Regals.
Foothill Tech defeats La Reina in league match
Following a difficult defeat at the Ventura City Championships, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ golf team took on La Reina High School (La Reina) at Olivas Links on Sept. 14, 2023, in their first Tri-Valley league match of the season. Foothill Tech maintained a commanding lead...
Waves Earn New Personal Records and Climb All-Time List in Riverside
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – There was a morning full of personal records and a strong performance for the Pepperdine men's and women's cross country teams as freshman Lizzy Crawford, senior Johnathan Flint, junior Caroline Fleenor and sophomore Kai Newman led the men and women in the four races at the UC Riverside Invitational on Saturday morning held at UCR Agricultural Operations Course.
Southern California high school girls flag football teams make official debut as popularity continues to rise
Thousand Oaks and Agoura High Schools have been battling on the gridiron since the 1960s in boys football, but a new group of players took to the field on Thursday. Girls flag football was recently sanctioned as a high school sport in California after a unanimous vote from the California Interscholastic Federation last spring. According […]
Longboard dance: Moves, music, risk elevate a skating hybrid
Longboard dancing is still in its infancy. But fans say the skate/dance hybrid has already spread in southern California, Paris, Seoul and other places with public squares or wide, open sidewalks. It's a blend of music, movement and risk. On a recent evening in Santa Monica, California, Hannah Dooling took advantage of a break in the rain to cruise in loping patterns around a near-empty parking lot on her longboard. The boards were originally designed for surfers entertaining themselves between sets. Most longboards range from 3 to 4 feet in length, about a foot longer than traditional skateboards. That can make them cumbersome, but also graceful. Longboards are used for carving sidewalk turns and bombing hills, as well as dancing.