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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

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

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

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

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....

Playoff recap: Girls’ basketball falls in quarterfinals 51-48

Playoff recap: Girls’ basketball falls in quarterfinals 51-48

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

February 14, 2019

As usual, the Foothill Tech girls’ basketball team kept the fans on the edge of their seats until the sounding of the final buzzer. Taking on the top-seeded Lakeside Lancers, the Dragons faced their toughest opponent of the season in the quarterfinals of the California Interscholastic Federation (...

Playoff Recap: Girls’ basketball wins 48-32, advances to quarterfinals

Playoff Recap: Girls’ basketball wins 48-32, advances to quarterfinals

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

February 10, 2019

Traveling to the El Dorado gym, the Foothill Technology girls’ basketball team took on the Golden Hawks in their second-round California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) matchup on Feb. 9. In a defensive slugfest, the Dragons prevailed 48-32 over El Dorado, advancing themselves to the quarterfinals.     FTHS WON!!!! 48-32! On to Quarterfinals on Wed at home at 7:00! Abigail Sourwine 14pts/5rebs/2bl, Ann...

Playoff Recap: Boys’ basketball season ends at hands of No. 2 Providence (84-45)

Playoff Recap: Boys’ basketball season ends at hands of No. 2 Providence (84-45)

Abby Sourwine, Reporter

February 9, 2019

“It feels like just yesterday [that] I was a freshman showing up at the tryouts,” Nate Bova ‘19 said, “and just like that it’s all over.” On Feb. 8, the Foothill’s boys’ basketball team made the journey to Providence High School in Burbank, California, to face the number two seed in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division IV playoffs. Foothill, by compar...

Playoff Recap: Girls’ water polo finishes season with 14-6 CIF loss

Playoff Recap: Girls’ water polo finishes season with 14-6 CIF loss

Katie Denger, Reporter

February 9, 2019

On Feb. 7, the Foothill Technology High School girls’ water polo team competed in the second round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoffs. The Dragons eventually faced the end of their season with a 14-6 loss against the Glendora High School Tartans. Head coach Victoria Lee...

First round, first win for girls’ basketball in CIF playoffs

First round, first win for girls’ basketball in CIF playoffs

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Girls' Basketball's first round of CIF from The Foothill Dragon Press on Vimeo.   Following a devastating California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship loss last year, the Foothill Technology girls’ basketball team embarked on their 2019 journey for playoff payback on Feb. 7, t...

Players heartbroken after 3-2 defeat ends girls’ soccer CIF run

Players heartbroken after 3-2 defeat ends girls’ soccer CIF run

Dylan Mullaney, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Girls' CIF soccer game from The Foothill Dragon Press on Vimeo.   The game wasn’t any different. There were still two 40-minute halves and 11 girls on the field. Even their home turf, the Ventura College stadium, was the same. But on Feb. 7, there was much more on the line for the Dragons. They had a strong run in league play, finis...

Late-game heroics help girls’ water polo advance to second round of CIF playoffs

Late-game heroics help girls’ water polo advance to second round of CIF playoffs

Nick Zoll, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019

The Foothill girls’ varsity water polo team and the Wildcats of Monrovia High School found themselves fighting for their playoff lives on Feb. 5. With a spot in the second round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division V tournament on the line, the two teams met at the Ventura Aquati...

Boys’ soccer finishes season with a 2-0 loss to Santa Clara

Boys’ soccer finishes season with a 2-0 loss to Santa Clara

Katie Denger, Reporter

February 1, 2019

Boys Soccer Senior Night from The Foothill Dragon Press on Vimeo. On Jan. 30, the Foothill varsity boys’ soccer team was defeated in their last game of the 2019 season. They faced off against Santa Clara High School for their Senior Night match, but the final score was 2-0 in favor of the Saints. The Dragons started with the ...

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