The Foothill Dragon Press

Softball unable to triumph against Grace Brethren Lancers

The dragons huddle during a timeout.

Claire Hernandez, Reporter

April 1, 2020

The chilling breeze and the quiet campus of Ventura College refused to work in the favor of the Foothill softball team as they suffered a distressing defeat after not being able to hold onto their lead in the later innings of their game against the Grace Brethren Lancers. The match on March 5 ended in a losing battle with a score of 4-2 in favor of the Lancers. The first inning began wit...

Boys’ volleyball takes a nail-biting 3-2 loss in their second preseason game of the new season

Chance Callaway '21 in position as the opponent Ventura High School sets up and serves the ball over the net.

Chloe Scofield, Reporter

March 28, 2020

Excitement filled the gymnasium at Cabrillo Middle School. Fans from both schools, Foothill Tech and Ventura High, met here on Mar. 3 to watch the boys’ varsity volleyball teams face off in a high intensity match. The Dragons warmed up with a confident rhythm, feeling at ease on their home court. On...

“It’s ring season” for Foothill boys’ soccer as they win first place in Division Seven CIF game

Team Captain Kyle Grenier '20 presents the CIF Championship award to the team.

Cierra Marienthal and Claire Hernandez

March 11, 2020

The Foothill Technology boys’ soccer team did not fail to put on a show for the energetic crowd of fans who came out to support the night of their California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Finals game on Feb. 28. These players traveled “over 800 miles the past three months” according to Alex ...

Boys’ soccer sweeps Cobalt Cougars in first round CIF playoffs, continue to be victorious

Boys Soccer team gathers with Coach Rick Villano before the game.

Claire Hernandez, Reporter

February 27, 2020

As league play comes to a close, the time dawns for California Interscholastic Federation (CIF): a brutal and intense way for teams to get knocked out of playing in their high school season. For the Foothill Dragons boys soccer team, the ending has not come yet. The Dragons dominated in their game aga...

Playoff Recap: Girls’ soccer loses to Patriot Warriors in second round CIF

The senior girls pose on senior night, their last home game before CIF.

Chloe Scofield, Reporter

February 25, 2020

Saturday, Feb. 15 was a difficult loss for the Foothill Dragons’ girls’ soccer team. They played at Patriot High School in the second round of CIF playoffs, and lost 0-1 in a chaotic overtime. The Warriors pressed forward all game with their very quick forwards who broke the Dragons’ defensive ...

Girls’ soccer takes a breezy 3-1 win over Fillmore Flashes, advancing to second round of CIF playoffs

Elice DeLong '20 dribbles around the defender.

Chloe Scofield, Reporter

February 21, 2020

The brisk winter air had a crowd of parents, students and onlookers shivering with anticipation at the Ventura College stadium on Feb. 13. It was the first round in the Division 4 California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoffs for the Foothill Technology girls’ soccer team, and the excitement...

Girls’ basketball crushes Thacher in last game of the season

Cierra Marienthal '22 runs the ball up the court.

Claire Hernandez, Reporter

February 20, 2020

“Fans are on fire tonight,” says announcer David Paige on the night of Feb. 6, kicking off the final game of the Foothill girls’ basketball season. The Dragons blew away the Thacher Toads in a match that filled the entire crowd with energy. Spirit lined the walls with posters for each of the players on...

Girls’ water polo seniors finish their league on a 18-1 high note against Cate

Cate moves to pass the ball, awaiting an interception from Foothill.

Chloe Scofield, Reporter

February 12, 2020

It was a sentimental afternoon on Feb. 3 as the Foothill Technology girls’ water polo hosted Cate School, and honored their three graduating seniors. The Foothill Dragons along with the Cate Rams lined up poolside to honor Annika Arroyo '20, Julia Malach '20 and Lauren Steward ‘20. After familie...

Boys’ soccer triumphs over Laguna Blanca in a 1-0 win

The Foothill boy's soccer team lines up to celebrate their seniors.

Ethan Crouch, Reporter

February 9, 2020

The evening of Jan. 31 marked the final home game for the boys' soccer team. By having the crowd on their side, the Dragons were able to impress the crowd by defending their turf against the Laguna Blanca Owls. Prior to the match, each of the seven players of the senior class of 2020 was individually recognized...

Kobe Bryant: Bigger than basketball

The loss of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant has made an astounding impact on not just Los Angeles, but across America.

Chloe Scofield, Reporter

February 6, 2020

Legends aren’t made in six minutes and 22 seconds. That was the playing time Kobe Bryant received in his debut National Basketball Association (NBA) game, playing as a Los Angeles Laker against the Minnesota Timberwolves. In six minutes 18-year-old Bryant couldn’t get a single point on the scoreboard, and nob...

Girls’ soccer commemorates nine seniors during senior night; game concludes in a draw

Grace Combs '20 attempting to catch up to the ball.

Naomi Schmitt and Olivia Zoll

February 5, 2020

As the sun set on the chilly evening of Jan. 21, nine seniors tied their cleats for one of the last times of their high school soccer career. In addition to a league game versus Cate, this marked the annual Senior Night celebration, an event to honor the graduating class before their final game on their home field...

Girls’ water polo dominates against Villanova Wildcats

The Dragons fought hard against their Wildcat opponents and came out victorious.

Cierra Marienthal, Reporter

January 26, 2020

Grey skies covered the pool at the Ventura Aquatic Center as the Foothill Tech Dragons were getting ready to start their first league game. The girls' water polo team faced off against the Villanova Preparatory Wildcats on Jan. 16.  The first quarter started off with Villanova winning the sprint and sec...

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