Johnny Wilber #50 had a great game Friday night against Bishop Diego. Wilber and Derek Luna each had 2 sacks, Luna contributed 14 tackles on defense. Nick Paz had 18 carries for 151 yards and one touchdown. Collin Farrar and Johnny Golson each had 2 touchdowns. Fillmore beat Bishop Diego 34-29. According to Coach Dollar, “We came out strong and then after our first score the wind left our sails. Bishop was a tough team and they played hard, but we knew we could grind them down.”
Johnny Wilber #50 had a great game Friday night against Bishop Diego. Wilber and Derek Luna each had 2 sacks, Luna contributed 14 tackles on defense. Nick Paz had 18 carries for 151 yards and one touchdown. Collin Farrar and Johnny Golson each had 2 touchdowns. Fillmore beat Bishop Diego 34-29. According to Coach Dollar, “We came out strong and then after our first score the wind left our sails. Bishop was a tough team and they played hard, but we knew we could grind them down.”
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Lalo Gomez #77 and David Cabral #20 do a great job on defense against Bishop Diego. J.V. lost to Bishop 21-24. Touchdowns were scored by Audrey Sanchez, Mario Hernandez and Edwin Batan. Noe Magana scored a two point conversion and Gomez had two P.A.T.
Lalo Gomez #77 and David Cabral #20 do a great job on defense against Bishop Diego. J.V. lost to Bishop 21-24. Touchdowns were scored by Audrey Sanchez, Mario Hernandez and Edwin Batan. Noe Magana scored a two point conversion and Gomez had two P.A.T.
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Angie Gonzalez #9 spikes the ball against Channel Islands last Thursday night. Also pictured is Ana Morino #6.
Angie Gonzalez #9 spikes the ball against Channel Islands last Thursday night. Also pictured is Ana Morino #6.
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Pictured above Fillmore hits the ball over the net. Below Taelor Burhoe #2 sets the ball up to be hit over the net. Mary Ortiz # 14, also pictured gets ready to assist. Ortiz had six aces against Channel Islands. Tatiana Gonzales had six kills, two assists and four digs. Kennedy Smith had 11 digs. Fillmore beat Channel Island 3-0.
Pictured above Fillmore hits the ball over the net. Below Taelor Burhoe #2 sets the ball up to be hit over the net. Mary Ortiz # 14, also pictured gets ready to assist. Ortiz had six aces against Channel Islands. Tatiana Gonzales had six kills, two assists and four digs. Kennedy Smith had 11 digs. Fillmore beat Channel Island 3-0.
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Anna Aarstad # 3 dives for the ball.
Anna Aarstad # 3 dives for the ball.
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Ticket are on-sale for the 100th Game between Santa Paula High School and Fillmore High School, scheduled for Friday, November 12th. Tickets can be purchased during school hours from SPHS or FHS. Ticket prices are $7.00 for Adults, $4 for Students and Children and $3 for Senior Citizens. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime celebrated event.

 


 
Nick Paz #21 had 8 carries for 71 yards and two touchdowns; one was a 90 yard interception return. (Photos courtesy of Crystal Gurolla)
Nick Paz #21 had 8 carries for 71 yards and two touchdowns; one was a 90 yard interception return. (Photos courtesy of Crystal Gurolla)
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Ty Casey #2 rushed for a touchdown and had 8 tackles, 2 sacks and forced a fumble.
Ty Casey #2 rushed for a touchdown and had 8 tackles, 2 sacks and forced a fumble.
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Brandon Pina #64 holds off Frazier Park’s defense last Friday night.
Brandon Pina #64 holds off Frazier Park’s defense last Friday night.
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George Orozco #53 and Alex Banales #25 make a great tackle to bring down Frazier Park’s runningback.
George Orozco #53 and Alex Banales #25 make a great tackle to bring down Frazier Park’s runningback.
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Fillmore beat Frazier Mountain 27 to 14. Val Pillado #33 (above) had two touchdowns, one on a kickoff return for 80 yards. Tyler Esquivel had a touchdown and Noe Magana also had a touchdown. Alex Cervantes and Cameron Rielly played well on defense.
Fillmore beat Frazier Mountain 27 to 14. Val Pillado #33 (above) had two touchdowns, one on a kickoff return for 80 yards. Tyler Esquivel had a touchdown and Noe Magana also had a touchdown. Alex Cervantes and Cameron Rielly played well on defense.
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Independent Wrestling Alliance, November 6. League Sign-ups at 5p.m., 6 p.m. Fan Fest, 7 p.m. Bell Time.
The Fatal Four Way Main event – Kaos VS. Famous B. Vs. Rico Dynamite Vs. Ray Rosas, plus four other fantastic matches: David Lugo, Stickboy, DJ from 1520 KVTA, Gary The Krusher Fillmore Little League Fundraiser Key, and Joe “Madness” Golson. The event will be held at Fillmore Middle School 543 A St. Tickets are VIP Seating $15, General $10, and Bleachers $7. Early Little League Registration: $80 with purchase of event ticket (No multiple
child ticket discount)

 


 
#20, Fillmore Raiders’ Bantam team, runs the ball for a few yards at last Saturday’s game.
#20, Fillmore Raiders’ Bantam team, runs the ball for a few yards at last Saturday’s game.
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#55 and #21 get up after making a great tackle.
#55 and #21 get up after making a great tackle.
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#30 of the Fillmore Raiders’ Senior team did a great job running the ball last Saturday.
#30 of the Fillmore Raiders’ Senior team did a great job running the ball last Saturday.
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It was hot.
It was hot.
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(upper-left) Ana Morino - Fillmore Auto Electric, Michelle Patterson, Vic’s Tires, Friends of V.C. Sup. Courts, (upper-right) Taylor DeZavala, (lower-left) Yvonne Paes, (lower-right) Karinna Carrillo.
(upper-left) Ana Morino - Fillmore Auto Electric, Michelle Patterson, Vic’s Tires, Friends of V.C. Sup. Courts, (upper-right) Taylor DeZavala, (lower-left) Yvonne Paes, (lower-right) Karinna Carrillo.
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Paul Perce of Perce's Kenpo Karate Studio
Paul Perce of Perce's Kenpo Karate Studio
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Local owner Paul Perce of Perce's Kenpo Karate Studio gets promoted to 7th degree black belt in American Kenpo Karate. Paul was promoted on August 7, 2010 by 9th degree black belt Jesus Flores of the Flores Brothers Kenpo Karate Studio in Oxnard. Paul has owned Perce's Kenpo Karate Studio for over 14 years and has been training in American Kenpo Karate for over 26 years. He also teaches kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Kali at his karate studio.

Paul will be having his Annual Invitational Karate Tournament October 2, 2010 at Fillmore's Middle School Gym in Fillmore. Martial Art Studios from Ventura County will participate at this local event. For more information contact Perce's Kenpo Karate (805)524-6870.

 
Chris DeLaPaz #5, grabs the ball away from Morro Bay and scores. Fillmore beat Morro Bay 35-14. Highlights: Corey Cole was 13 of 18 for 147 yds, Chris De La Paz had 6 receptions for 102 yds., Johnny Golson had 4 carries for 73 yds, one was a 58 yard TD run., Collin Farrar had 14 carries for 98 yds., Derek Luna had 8 solo tackles and 6 assists., Alex Gaspar had 12 tackles. Ty Casey had 12 tackles and 3 forced passes and 1 ½ sacks.“ This was a very big physical team, a tough one to beat on the road, but we played our game, we were focused and we played assignment sound football.” Junior Varsity: Jeremy Martinez, Cameron Rielly, Brett Edwards, & Adam Jimenez played well on defense. Mario Hernandez had two touchdowns--Noe Magana had one--Tyler Esquievel had one & Val Pillado had one. We won 33 to 14.
Chris DeLaPaz #5, grabs the ball away from Morro Bay and scores. Fillmore beat Morro Bay 35-14. Highlights: Corey Cole was 13 of 18 for 147 yds, Chris De La Paz had 6 receptions for 102 yds., Johnny Golson had 4 carries for 73 yds, one was a 58 yard TD run., Collin Farrar had 14 carries for 98 yds., Derek Luna had 8 solo tackles and 6 assists., Alex Gaspar had 12 tackles. Ty Casey had 12 tackles and 3 forced passes and 1 ½ sacks.“ This was a very big physical team, a tough one to beat on the road, but we played our game, we were focused and we played assignment sound football.” Junior Varsity: Jeremy Martinez, Cameron Rielly, Brett Edwards, & Adam Jimenez played well on defense. Mario Hernandez had two touchdowns--Noe Magana had one--Tyler Esquievel had one & Val Pillado had one. We won 33 to 14.
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Varsity player Johnny Wilber #50, tackles Morro Bay’s quarterback on a run. Also pictured Ty Casey #2 and Austin Davis #25.
Varsity player Johnny Wilber #50, tackles Morro Bay’s quarterback on a run. Also pictured Ty Casey #2 and Austin Davis #25.
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J.V. player M.J. Moreno #57 tackles the runningback.
J.V. player M.J. Moreno #57 tackles the runningback.
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Alex Cervantes #62 and Felipe Cortez #71 work together as a team.
Alex Cervantes #62 and Felipe Cortez #71 work together as a team.
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Kiana Hope and Hugo Valdovinos
Kiana Hope and Hugo Valdovinos
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The Fillmore boys and girls cross country teams competed Friday September 11th at their annual first test of the season the 21st Annual Kiwanis Seaside Cross Country Invitational. This meet was held at San Buena Ventura State beach and was well attended by many of the top teams in the state, thus allowing the Fillmore Harriers to test their summer training and see how well it had prepared them for the early season meets.

This meet is one of the few meets during the season that is run on relatively flat bike trails along the beach, it allows athletes to compete against others in the same grade level regardless of ability and school size. Ventura and its cool, scenic ocean offered a beautiful sunny day on a Friday afternoon with no hint of a breeze in the air, perfect for running.

The first set of races featured the girls’ teams with competition beginning at the freshman level and concluding with the girls’ senior level. In the freshman race Kiana Hope set the tone for the day by leading all Fillmore competitors with a 4th place finish in this race. Kiana looked easy throughout the race as she glided through the 3 mile course posting an excellent early season time of 19:24. This was the best finish for all Fillmore girls’ athletes on this day. Her teammate Vanessa Perez also finished well in a time of 28:03.

In the sophomore race, second year competitor Laura Garnica led a large group of harriers by placing 36th in a time of 21:13. She was followed by a group of 7 other competitors including Lucila Diaz who finished in 60th place in a time of 21:47. Newcomer Amber Wilmot looked easy as she worked her way through the pack and finished in 80th place in a time of 22:23. Others in this race were Dalila Ortiz who finished 24:44, Jazmine Sandoval in 25:51, Amanda Vassaur in 25:55, and Isabel Cardenas in 27:06.

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Jeremy Martinez #72 (J.V) tackles Village Christian player #9, during Friday night’s football game.
Jeremy Martinez #72 (J.V) tackles Village Christian player #9, during Friday night’s football game.
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Sammy Orozco #53 blocks for running back Nick Paz #21 against Village Christian.
Sammy Orozco #53 blocks for running back Nick Paz #21 against Village Christian.
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Johnny Golson #20 tackles #5 during Friday night’s game. Corey Cole #11 and Nick Paz #2 run over to assist Golson with the tackle.
Johnny Golson #20 tackles #5 during Friday night’s game. Corey Cole #11 and Nick Paz #2 run over to assist Golson with the tackle.
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Edwin Baton #4 avoids being tackled and scores for the Flashes.
Edwin Baton #4 avoids being tackled and scores for the Flashes.
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Chris De La Paz jumps to catch a pass thrown by quarterback Corey Cole for a touchdown.
Chris De La Paz jumps to catch a pass thrown by quarterback Corey Cole for a touchdown.
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Collin Farrar #4 had a great game against Malibu Saturday. Farrar had 20 carries for 193 yards. Nick Paz had 11 carries for 77 yards, Corey Cole was 8 of 14 for 162 yards, Chris De La Paz had 6 catches for 143 yards, Johnny Golson was the leading tackler with 12. Cole also had a 93 yard fumble recovery for a touchdown. Fillmore won 53-0, and will play Village Christian this Friday at home. According to Coach Dollar, “We came out strong in the first half, but we had too many penalties (14 for 120 yards) and it was good to see some of our back-up players get reps.”
Collin Farrar #4 had a great game against Malibu Saturday. Farrar had 20 carries for 193 yards. Nick Paz had 11 carries for 77 yards, Corey Cole was 8 of 14 for 162 yards, Chris De La Paz had 6 catches for 143 yards, Johnny Golson was the leading tackler with 12. Cole also had a 93 yard fumble recovery for a touchdown. Fillmore won 53-0, and will play Village Christian this Friday at home. According to Coach Dollar, “We came out strong in the first half, but we had too many penalties (14 for 120 yards) and it was good to see some of our back-up players get reps.”
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Above Johnny Wilber #50, Derek Luna #58, and Daniel Cruz #19 were tough on defense.
Above Johnny Wilber #50, Derek Luna #58, and Daniel Cruz #19 were tough on defense.
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Brett Edwards #63, helped his teammates bring down Malibu last Saturday. J.V. won.
Brett Edwards #63, helped his teammates bring down Malibu last Saturday. J.V. won.
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(l-r) Taylor Wreesman (High Point Girls 10&U), Roman Becher (High Point Boys 10 & U), Kyle Popp (High Point Boys 11 and up), and Helen Van Hecke (High Point Girls 11 & up).
(l-r) Taylor Wreesman (High Point Girls 10&U), Roman Becher (High Point Boys 10 & U), Kyle Popp (High Point Boys 11 and up), and Helen Van Hecke (High Point Girls 11 & up).
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(l-r) Zoe Becher and Sophie Collins were presented the Coach’s Award.
(l-r) Zoe Becher and Sophie Collins were presented the Coach’s Award.
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The Heritage Valley Aquatics Swim Team members from Santa Paula and Fillmore were awarded August 26th for their efforts and dedication from the past season.

Coaches Cindy Blatt, Sheryl Barnd and Aimee McKeown presented the following: Coach’s Award 2010 : Sophie Collins and Zoe Becher , Most Improved: Paige McKeown, Teresa Letteney, High Point Boys 10 yrs and under Roman Becher,
High Point Girls 10 yrs and under Taylor Wreesman, High Point Boys 11 yrs and up, Kyle Popp, High Point Girls 11 yrs and up, Helen Van Hecke.

Points were awarded for the practice attendance, meet participation, points per event and placement in the swimming events. Overall high pointer scorer with 361 points was Kyle Popp.

Participation certificates were also handed out to all HVA team members who participated in a swim meet in the last seven months. Monthly attendance awards were handed out to all swimmers who achieved 100% attendance. Overall attendance award went to Audrey Goodrich.

Heritage Valley Aquatics is a year around competition swim club welcoming swimmers ages 6 and up. For more information please contact Cindy Blatt at 805-906-4114; or Sheryl Barnd at 805-830-3636.

 

Hello Alumni! The F.H.S. Alumni Association is producing a DVD documentary film of the Fillmore/Santa Paula Football Series. On November 12th, 2010, the Flashes will host the visiting Cardinals from Santa Paula, and the meeting will mark the 100th time the two teams will meet on the gridiron. This is the oldest High School Football series in Ventura County, and one of the oldest rivalry’s in the state of California. Interviews, and stories along with old game films are being compiled to make this DVD. The DVD will be available this November, 2010, but you may want to order now before they run out. A limited number of DVDs will be made. The cost of the DVD is $25.00. (packaged and mailed directly to you) or $20.00 if you wish to pick up at the Alumni office in Fillmore. (Note: Alumni office is opened Mon. Wed. & Fri. from 9:00am to 11:00am). To Guarantee your copies, please call the Alumni Association at 524-0416. (You will be billed later). If no one answers, clearly leave your name and phone number and number of DVDs you want and someone will be sure to call you back to confirm your order. Each week, the Alumni section will feature a short story from a participant of the rivalry. This week we feature the 1945 Flashes Football Team, Ventura County Champs. That year, the Flashes brought home the bacon by winning the Championship under the leadership of Coach Eugene Kennedy. Only one out of seven games was lost all season, and that was to the powerful Santa Barbara Dons. Fillmore played Santa Paula twice that year and beat them both times. The first time the Flashes won 27-6; The second time they met the Flashes won, 14-0.

 
On Sunday, August 22, The Fillmore Dream Soccer Club player’s were presented with trophies. First Place went to 12U and 8U and Second place went to 10U. The girls participated in the Oxnard Police Activities Summer Soccer League which lasted three months. Pictured above but not in order are: 12&U- Head Coach Jose Vaca, Assistant’s: Gabriel Tobias, Luis Negrete, Omero Martinez, and Al Garnica. Players: Calista Vaca, Reylene Martinez, Talia Negrete, Esmerada Murillo, Emily Garnica, Jada Avila, Denise Vasquez, Ryan Nunez, Emily Armstrong, Priscilla Carbajal, Sara Stewart, Rachel Rivers, Salma Gomez, and Aviana Ramirez. 10&U: Head Coach Anel Lopez, players: Gracie Tope, Ariana Magana, Jessica Tamayo, Angelica Orozco, Andrea Marruffo, Mya Ramirez, Nataly Lomeli, Yareli Vasquez, Stephany Magana, Valerie Tobias. 8&U Head Coach Ram Tobias and Damian Magana, players: Isabella Vaca, Jaylinn Magana, Esther and Maria Ruvalcaba, Serena Velez, Aalyih Lopez, Anica Ramirez, Alexis Mejia, Anica Lopez, Celeste Ordaz, and Jasmin Hinojosa. The 12&U team would like to thank the Fillmore Lions Club for the help with purchasing uniforms.
On Sunday, August 22, The Fillmore Dream Soccer Club player’s were presented with trophies. First Place went to 12U and 8U and Second place went to 10U. The girls participated in the Oxnard Police Activities Summer Soccer League which lasted three months. Pictured above but not in order are: 12&U- Head Coach Jose Vaca, Assistant’s: Gabriel Tobias, Luis Negrete, Omero Martinez, and Al Garnica. Players: Calista Vaca, Reylene Martinez, Talia Negrete, Esmerada Murillo, Emily Garnica, Jada Avila, Denise Vasquez, Ryan Nunez, Emily Armstrong, Priscilla Carbajal, Sara Stewart, Rachel Rivers, Salma Gomez, and Aviana Ramirez. 10&U: Head Coach Anel Lopez, players: Gracie Tope, Ariana Magana, Jessica Tamayo, Angelica Orozco, Andrea Marruffo, Mya Ramirez, Nataly Lomeli, Yareli Vasquez, Stephany Magana, Valerie Tobias. 8&U Head Coach Ram Tobias and Damian Magana, players: Isabella Vaca, Jaylinn Magana, Esther and Maria Ruvalcaba, Serena Velez, Aalyih Lopez, Anica Ramirez, Alexis Mejia, Anica Lopez, Celeste Ordaz, and Jasmin Hinojosa. The 12&U team would like to thank the Fillmore Lions Club for the help with purchasing uniforms.
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The 2010 Fillmore AYSO season started on August 14th at the new " Two Rivers Park "

Most players who followed the world cup caught the soccer bug and could not wait to start displaying their skills in the new park . The Fillmore youth soccer organization has currently 54 teams registered with players ranging from 3 1/2 to 19 years old.

The new park is much more accommodating for the soccer organization as its size and layout permits us to double-up on fields for every division. This is a very welcomed feature for all the board members and volunteers as we finish our Saturday games in half the time.

Greg Aguilar, our local commissioner, has worked diligently in the last few months with his 15 board members in making sure that all aspects of the program were running smoothly. So far, he has done an outstanding job.

Pedro Rosales, one of our board member, has offered to take action pictures of the players throughout the season and will have them available for the parents to purchase later on in the season.

 

Fillmore Girls Softball will be holding Board Elections on Tuesday September 14th. Volunteering your time gives the youth of Fillmore the opportunity to play softball and t-ball. Many board positions are open so please join us for the 2010-2011 season. Meeting will be held at 7:30 pm in the Memorial Building.

 
(l-r) Grant Levesque (Agoura Hills), Ezekial Bishop (Simi Valley), James Pledger (Santa Clarita), Fernando Gonzalez (Fillmore)
(l-r) Grant Levesque (Agoura Hills), Ezekial Bishop (Simi Valley), James Pledger (Santa Clarita), Fernando Gonzalez (Fillmore)
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Yellow Medals (l-r) Fernando Gonzalez (Fillmore), Grant Levesque (Agoura Hills), Ezekial Bishop (Simi Valley), James Pledger (Santa Clarita)
Yellow Medals (l-r) Fernando Gonzalez (Fillmore), Grant Levesque (Agoura Hills), Ezekial Bishop (Simi Valley), James Pledger (Santa Clarita)
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Fernando Gonzalez of Fillmore competed in the 44th USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships held in Sacramento, California from July 27th thru August 1st of 2010. Fernando and his 4X400 meter relay team finished 4th in the nation with a time of 4:23. 23.

The USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships is the most visible youth athletic development program in the world. Many of today's Olympic stars began their track and field careers competing in the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships. Entry for this championship was based on athlete performances at preliminary, Association, and Regional levels of the 2010 USATF Junior Olympic Program.

Congratulations Fernando and his 4X400 relay team!