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Foothill swim leaves St. Bonaventure drained after win in last home meet

Foothill swim leaves St. Bonaventure drained after win in last home meet

Katie Denger, Reporter

April 11, 2019

The Foothill Technology High School Dragons competed against the St. Bonaventure Seraphs on April 10 at the Ventura Aquatic Center pool. Foothill went into the meet with confidence and light-hearted energy that matched the warm and sunny weather outside. The Dragons were victorious against the Serap...

Boys’ baseball blanked by Bishop Diego, 7-0

Boys’ baseball blanked by Bishop Diego, 7-0

Nick Zoll, Sports Editor

April 11, 2019

On April 10, the boys’ varsity baseball team sought their first league win of the 2019 campaign, entering the contest with a record of 0-4-1 versus Tri-Valley League competition. Foothill was tasked with facing the Cardinals of Bishop Diego High School, who also held a 0-4-1 league record. Bishop Diego’...

Softball beats La Reina, 8-1

Softball beats La Reina, 8-1

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

March 27, 2019

After starting out 1-2 in league play, the Foothill Tech softball squad desperately needed a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. On March 26, they took the field at Ventura College and obliterated a La Reina team that had beaten them earlier this season. Behind stellar pitching by Kat Tafoya ‘19 and hot hitting at the plate, the Dragons cruised to an ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, ...

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