Athlete of the Year Award Ceremony and Banquet

IMG_8905 Athlete of the Year Nominees

IMG_8961 Captain’s Award – Will Abele and Jessica Hay
Most Inspirational – Adam Reece and Taylor Woo
Male Athlete of The Year – Mickey Babek
Female Athlete of the Year – Ena Shibahara

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1st: Nominated Girl’s Athletes: Caitlyn Barresi, Ena Shibahara, Corey Lyle, Bella Townsend, Emily Chung, Jessica Hay, Sara Khattab, Hanna Allman, Shannon Nakamura
2nd: Kyle Adams, Sam Hill, Noah Riley, Mickey Babek, Will Abele, Kenneth Haus,and Justin Kuo
3rd: Fall Team Nominees: Aaron Reider – Boy’s Cross Country, Kori Rasmussen – Girl’s Volleyball, Ena Shibahara – Girl’s Tennis, Brandon Nelsen – Boy’s Water Polo
4th: Winter Team Nominees: Sarah Baxter – Girl’s Basketball, Kyle Adams – Boy’s Soccer, Kayla Keough – Girl’s Soccer, Rebecca Mu – Surfing, Justin Kuo – Wrestling, Mickey Babek – Boy’s Basketball
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1st: Spring Team Nominees: Daunte Harris – Boy’s Tennis, Noah Riley – Boy’s Volleyball, Tunika Onnkekikami – Girl’s Track and Field, Abagaaz Sherfa – Boy’s Track and Field, Koby Tseng – Boy’s Lacrosse, Kenneth Haus – Baseball, Will Abele – Boy’s Swimming, Jessica Hay – Softball, Shannon Nakamura – Girl’s Lacrosse, Emily Chung – Girl’s Swimming
2nd: All Year Nominees: Corey Lyle – Equestrian, Bella Townsend – Varsity Dance, Caitlyn Barresi – Pep Squad
3rd: At Large and Special Invites: Sam Hill – Boy’s Volleyball, Sara Khattab – Girl’s Tennis, Adam Reece – Boy’s Soccer, Taylor Woo – Girl’s Basketball


Welcome to the 2015-2016 Athletic Season!

Intro VideoVideo introduction from our ABC co-presidents – all are welcome and encouraged to participate!  Please consider becoming an ABC member during school registration in August. Click on the photo (to the left) or video link above to view an introduction and welcome video from our ABC Co-Presidents, Steve and Ceci Watts.      
Purpose of the ABC
  • To financially support Peninsula High School’s Athletic Program
  • To fund our athletic trainers
  • To pay for upgrades and maintenance of our sports’ venues
  • To help our athletes be safe and competitive in their sport
  • To communicate our sports news to Peninsula parents through our website
  • To promote our teams and athletes ABC Athletic Fact Sheet for Freshman Families [link to PDF]
Here are some examples of how your recent contributions to the ABC have supported Panther Athletics. [link to PDF] ABC-Sponsored Events
  • September :  Back to School Night – come  meet members and find Panther merchandise at the ABC tables
  • October 10: The All-Sports Kick-off Party – all are welcome at the Eaton’s Home, 2 Clear Vista, RHE
  • December 4: Holiday Boutique – PVPHS in the Main Gym (date to be confirmed)
  • January: Sports Presentations for 8th graders (held at Pen HS)
  • March 12: A Black & Gold Affaire
  • April : Information Sessions for Incoming Panther Families
  • May 7: The Look Fashion Show – PVPHS in the Main Gym (date to be confirmed)
  • May 25: The Athlete of the Year Award Banquet – Los Verdes Golf Club
Monthly meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM in the College & Career Center (CCC). Everyone is welcome! Come join the “Club!”

Great News from PVPUSD: Reduced Participation Donations

Peninsula families should have received an announcement via email from PVPHS Principal Mitzi Cress (Aug 13, 2015) regarding updates to the participation donation program that supplements necessary funding for our athletic teams.  Thanks to an additional $100,000 in funds committed by the school district, the PVPHS suggested participation donations for each sport are here for the 2015-2016 school year. Thank you to all our families who have contributed these donations, and to those who support the Athletic Booster Club activities which provide funding for teams that is not covered by the school district or participation donations!  

Back to school shopping online?

Please remember to support the ABC when shopping online at  Just follow the link on the “Shop. Connect. Enjoy” graphic for Amazon near the bottom of this page.  It costs you nothing extra, and a portion of all purchases made using this link will be donated back to the Athletic Booster Club to support our teams!  

Congrats Whitney Engen-PVPHS Alumna!!


PVPHS Alumna, Whitney Engen #6 , far right, holds the Women’s World Cup Trophy!

Whitney Engen attended Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in Rolling Hills Estates, California where she was named her Most Valuable Offensive Player as a freshman and Most Valuable Player as a sophomore.

ABC Approves Funding for State-of-the-Art Equipment for New Weight Room! 

The Athletic Booster Club just approved funding to equip the recently built weight room with all new equipment.  This includes dumbbells, barbells, plates, cages and benches, all with personalized logos.  The floor of the weight room will also have custom Panther logos. The estimated completion date for the new weight room is mid-August, ready in time for the start of the school year.  All sports and PE classes will have access to the weight room next year.

New for 2015: Panther Blankets and Shopping Online with the Athletic Booster Club

Peninsula Athletics blankets (60″x80″ as pictured below) from the Athletic Booster Club are available now.  Quantities are limited, so click here to order yours online today! penblanket Support Peninsula High Athletics when you shop at!  Just click the icon to the left and shop. When you complete a purchase using Amazon from this ABC link, part of the sales will be donated to the Athletic Booster Club!  [Important Note: In the event that you leave the Amazon website before completing your purchase, just return through this link again to finalize your purchases to assure that the donation is made to the Athletic Booster Club.]

Participating Businesses

2015-16 Panther Card Business List

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Athletic/Activity Registration

NEW! You must complete the appropriate online registration in order to participate in a sport and/or activities group! Registration and athletic clearance is currently open for fall sports only.

Registration Instructions