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Baseball falls to Grace Brethren in a 6-0 defeat

Baseball falls to Grace Brethren in a 6-0 defeat

Dylan Mullaney, Reporter

March 24, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Latest, Sports

Amidst an energetic crowd, the Dragons were outhit in a 6-0 loss in the league matchup against the Grace Brethren Lancers, which is “a very tough team,” according to head coach Mike Ramos. Within the first minutes of the first inning, the Lancers, who were up to bat first, took the lead by bringing two runners home. Joey Bishop ‘21 believed that the early runs “set the tempo” of the game and the Dragons “saw that they could hit the ball hard.”  ...

Recap: Boys’ volleyball takes down Laguna Blanca 3-1

Recap: Boys’ volleyball takes down Laguna Blanca 3-1

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Boys' Volleyball, Sports

In their matchup against Laguna Blanca, the only remaining undefeated team in the league, Foothill Technology’s varsity boys’ volleyball squad came out strong and took the match 3-1 on March 19. With set scores of 25-18, 25-19, 22-25 and 25-29, the Dragons left nothing to chance, taking care of b...

Boys’ tennis falls short against Villanova, 10-8

Boys’ tennis falls short against Villanova, 10-8

Abby Sourwine, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Boys' Tennis, Sports

With butterflies soaring across the court alongside the bright green Wilsons, it must be time for the spring boys’ tennis season. On March 15, the Dragons faced the Villanova Preparatory Wildcats, who Devin Franke ‘21 considered to be “definitely one of the better teams that we’ve played.” ...

Foothill swim crushes Grace Brethren in second home meet

Foothill swim crushes Grace Brethren in second home meet

Katie Denger, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Sports, Swimming

Unlike the swim team’s first competition of their 2019 season, there was no shortage of sunshine for the Dragons at the Ventura Aquatic Center during their meet against Grace Brethren on Mar. 13. The Dragons swept away the Grace Brethren Lancers on both fronts: 122-37 for the girls and 114-51 for ...

Girls’ softball plagued by errors in 13-3 loss

Girls’ softball plagued by errors in 13-3 loss

Nick Zoll, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Following multiple home games canceled due to rain, the Foothill girls’ varsity softball team played the Lancers of Thousand Oaks High School on March 13 at the Ventura College softball field. Head coach Jere Dietz admitted that the unfriendly weather has taken its toll as of late, explaining that “we h...

Boys’ volleyball defeats Santa Clara in first home game

Boys’ volleyball defeats Santa Clara in first home game

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Boys' Volleyball

In their league home opener on March 5, the Foothill Tech boys’ volleyball team hammered the Santa Clara Saints 3-0 in decisive fashion. Though the crowd in the Cabrillo Middle School gymnasium was small and rather quiet throughout the match, the Dragons stayed enthused and passionate on the court, ...

Volleyball and the bystander effect: how understanding it will improve your game

Volleyball and the bystander effect: how understanding it will improve your game

Lillian Li, Illustrator

March 6, 2019


Filed under Boys' Volleyball, Editor's Picks, Girls' Volleyball, Science, Sports

You are a volleyball player, getting ready to receive the opposing team's serve. The whistle blows, you take a deep breath and before you know it, the ball is propelled right in between you and your teammate to the left. Neither of you says anything or makes a move, believing the ball to be the other...

Recap: Boys’ golf takes second place in match against Buena, Ventura, St. Bonaventure

Recap: Boys’ golf takes second place in match against Buena, Ventura, St. Bonaventure

Katie Denger, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Boys' Golf, Sports

On March 4, the Foothill boys’ golf team competed at the Buenaventura Golf Course against Buena, Ventura and St. Bonaventure High Schools. The Dragons came in second place with a score of 464, trailing only the St. Bonaventure Seraphs, who shot 442. The Ventura Cougars and Buena Bulldogs came in third and fou...

Foothill swimming’s first home meet win sparks excitement for 2019 season

Foothill swimming’s first home meet win sparks excitement for 2019 season

Katie Denger, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Swimming

A light mist fell upon the Ventura Aquatic Center pool and the Foothill Technology High School swim team as they competed against Cate High School in their first home meet of the season on Feb. 27. The varsity boys defeated Cate with a score of 98-59 and the girls were even more successful, beating the...

Sport Time with Sam Bova Episode 1: Boys’ Golf

Sport Time with Sam Bova Episode 1: Boys’ Golf

Sam Bova, Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Boys' Golf, Media, Sports, Video Gallery

In attempts to see how I fare at each spring sport that Foothill has to offer, I'll be participating in the different sports for the first time over the next few weeks. The sports offered are baseball, beach volleyball, boys' golf, boys' tennis, boys' volleyball, softball, swimming and track and field....

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