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Both coaches observe their players anxiously as they wait to see who will score and win.

Boys tennis strives for success against Channel Islands

Galilea Velasco, Editor in Chief March 29, 2022

The crisp bounce and skids of the shoes were heard throughout the courts as the boys prepared to face Channel Islands. “Balls up” called coach Robert Duteil motioning long team players, senior Raul...

As the positive cases on the team grew, so did the restrictions on who was able to compete. Ventura County Public Health is in charge of creating the protocols for each unique situation.

Swim team Covid-19 outbreak creates waves as season opens

Claire Trask and Ava Okun March 25, 2022

Buena’s swim team experienced a perfect storm the weekend of Feb. 25, as many athletes tested positive for Covid-19. In the wake of mandates and protocols in schools changing, the swim team still fell...

Buenas infield talking mid-inning.

Bulldogs strike a comeback against the Tritons

Brady McHenry and Adam Anderson, Staff Writers March 25, 2022

Pacifica and Buena both looked strong in their warmups for their baseball game . Both teams got ready for their tough game ahead. Pacifica went up to bat at the top of the first inning, but Buena started...

Final scores of the three games played in CIF by girls water polo along with who they played. Kathryn Salazar, goalie, is included on infographic

Making a splash in Buena history by going to CIF for the first time

Brooklyn Carrillo, Section editor March 11, 2022

Feb. 3 was the last game for the girls water polo season, they lost 11-4 against Thousand Oaks, but that did not affect their qualifications for CIF. For the first time in Buena history, girls water polo...

Jon Miller preparing for his match during the season.

Jon Miller wrestles his way to Masters

Madeline Marshall, Section Editor March 1, 2022

Buena’s wrestling teams have pinned their way into division 3 CIF. Both boys and girls had an outstanding performance at their PVL championships at Channel Islands High School. 11 out of 13 wrestlers...

Tom Bradys record breaking career has come to an end after 22 years.

Football legend Tom Brady announces his retirement

Madeline Marshall, Section Editor March 1, 2022

After months of speculation, Tom Brady has confirmed his retirement after his 22 NFL season career ended with 10 Superbowl appearances, seven Superbowl wins, and over 35 records held in his NFL career.  The...

Ventura defeats Buena during overtime in a cross-town rivalry faceoff

Ventura defeats Buena during overtime in a cross-town rivalry faceoff

Julieta Garcia, Brady McHenry, Adam Anderson, Staff writers February 25, 2022

The gym was split in two colors: blue and yellow. Buena was getting ready to play against Ventura in their second rivalry game of the season. The game had an exciting start for the Bulldogs who won the...

Junior Zane Carter receives his own rebound and attempts to put it back in the net.

Boys Basketball faces tough match against Oxnard

Madeline Marshall, Section Editor February 2, 2022

Buena and Oxnard boys basketball faced off for the second time during their season. With the limited number of four spectators allowed per player, and the mix of Oxnard and Buena fans throughout the gym,...

Buena played against ventura Jan. 13. Buena and Ventura both rushing towards the ball.

Ventura sinks Buena in their cross-town rival game 13-4

Julieta Garcia, Staff writer January 27, 2022

The cold, cloudy day matched perfectly with the cold blue water. Buena girls water polo jumped in to prepare to take on their cross-town rivals Jan. 13. As the girls opened with the cheer “Buena on three,...

Bulldogs dominate Cougars in cross town rivalry basketball game

Bulldogs dominate Cougars in cross town rivalry basketball game

Tanner Coatsworth and Isaac Ruiz January 25, 2022

The time has come for the Bulldogs boys basketball to face their cross-town rivals, the Ventura Cougars, and this year, Buena dominated Ventura by double digits, with a final score of 65-31. The game...

#16 sophomore Amalia Nolan scored the only goal for Buena. Playing with her whole heart, the Bulldogs take on the Cougars again Jan. 27.

Varsity girls soccer choke in the paws of the cougars, 1-3

Claire Trask, Staff Writer January 25, 2022

Nestled against the hills of downtown Ventura, the sun sets on Tuesday, Jan. 11 as Buena girls soccer took on Ventura in “cougar country.” The last of the season’s Christmas lights twinkle in the...

The Buena girls varsity soccer team during half time. The girls are coached by head coach Amanda Tewes, and assistant coaches David Vallejo and Trisha Butterbaugh.

Varsity girls soccer accomplished triumphant defeat of Dos Pueblos, 1-0

Claire Trask, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

Dec. 3, Buena girls varsity soccer took on Dos Pueblos Chargers from Santa Barbara. Both teams are in CIF-SS Division 3, Dos Pueblos ranked 42, and Buena at 17 the previous season. The Buena team debuted...

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