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Girls take second, boys fifth at Cross Country State Meet

Girls take second, boys fifth at Cross Country State Meet

Jocelyn Brossia

November 25, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Running in the mud following the previous day’s rains, the girls’ team placed second and the boys’ team placed fifth in the California Interscholastic Federation Division IV Cross Country State Finals on Nov. 24. It’s been five years since the inaugural year of sports at Foothill, and the bo...

Cross Country dominates CIF Prelims and Finals

Cross Country dominates CIF Prelims and Finals

Dylan Mullaney

November 18, 2018


Filed under Cross Country

The Dragons cross country team began their journey on the road back to the state meet at CIF Prelims on Nov. 10 in Riverside. The course in Riverside was different than what the Dragons were used to, as it was flat and almost all dirt. The most prominently difficult section of the trail is a loo...

Two Foothill athletes officially commit to college at athletic signing day

Two Foothill athletes officially commit to college at athletic signing day

Nick Zoll

November 17, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Girls' Volleyball, News, Sports

On Nov. 16, two four-year varsity Foothill athletes committed to taking the next step in their lives, both athletically and academically. Lauren Kearney ‘19 and Lexi Malone ‘19 officially signed their letters of intent to their respective colleges in front of a supportive group of friends, family m...

Sports Science: Erin Gaynor’s small but mighty serving style

Sports Science: Erin Gaynor’s small but mighty serving style

Abby Sourwine, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Features, Girls' Golf, Profiles, Science, Sports

Tennis: the game of finesse, grace and etiquette. The sport began in Northern France in the 12th century and the traditions have been preserved through thousands of years. To look at some of the world’s most famous tennis players, they are tall, strong and visually intimidating. Foothill’s own Erin...

Playoff Recap: Girls’ tennis season ends at the hands of number one seed

Playoff Recap: Girls’ tennis season ends at the hands of number one seed

Abby Sourwine

November 3, 2018


Filed under Girls' Golf, Sports

The Foothill girls’ tennis team battled against number one seed Woodrow Wilson High School on Nov. 2, but couldn’t couldn’t overcome Wilson’s “strong lineup,” as head coach Brad McClain said. In the first round, “Wilson was all over us,” and despite improving performance in the second and third rounds, there wa...

Playoff Recap: Cross Country sweeps League Finals

Dylan Mullaney

November 3, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The infamously determined and reputable Foothill cross country team finished their regular season with a bang at Tri-County Athletic Association (TCAA) League Finals on Nov. 1. The meet at Lake Casitas is practically home turf for the Dragons as they frequently compete on this course. The Dragons competed against...

Playoff recap: Boys’ water polo eliminated by Cajon in second round

Playoff recap: Boys’ water polo eliminated by Cajon in second round

Nick Zoll

November 2, 2018


Filed under Boys' Water Polo, Sports

On Nov. 1, the boys’ water polo playoff run officially ended in the second round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division V postseason. The Dragons met their match, as they dropped a close one on the road against Cajon High School, 8-7.   Reflecting on the season...

Playoff Recap: Girls’ tennis edges out Ventura in 1st round of CIF

Playoff Recap: Girls’ tennis edges out Ventura in 1st round of CIF

Abby Sourwine

November 2, 2018


Filed under Girls' Tennis, Sports

Surrounded by parents and Halloween decorations, the Foothill girls’ tennis team huddled in the corridor between Ventura High School’s portable classrooms and tennis courts.  “The last time he counted it was 45-42,” Alyssa McClain ‘20 said, “but that was two games ago.” Discussion c...

Playoff Recap: Girls’ Golf season ends in CIF match at Soule Park

Playoff Recap: Girls’ Golf season ends in CIF match at Soule Park

Katie Denger

November 1, 2018


Filed under Girls' Golf, Sports

The Foothill Technology High School varsity girls’ golf team finished their 2018 season at a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) match at Soule Park. The Dragons competed against Peninsula, Santa Barbara and Simi Valley High Schools. Sammy Fenton ‘20 and Hannah Hart ‘20 both shot 81 while Kelly More ...

Playoff recap: Boys’ water polo beats Buena, advances to second round

Playoff recap: Boys’ water polo beats Buena, advances to second round

Nick Zoll

October 31, 2018


Filed under Boys' Water Polo, Sports

On Oct. 30, the Foothill varsity boys’ water polo team faced the Bulldogs of Buena High School in a home postseason game. The Ventura Aquatic Center played host to the two teams that were matched up in the first round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division V playoffs. With a second-round playoff berth at sta...

Recap: Girls’ volleyball has early exit in first round of CIF playoffs

Nick Zoll

October 19, 2018


Filed under Girls' Volleyball, Sports

On Oct. 18, the varsity girls’ volleyball team had their season come to an end in the first round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division V playoffs. Their opponent, the Patriots of Viewpoint School, had no trouble defeating the Dragons and advancing to the next stage...

Recap: Girls’ golf grabs three out of four spots for CIF playoffs

Jack Vielbig

October 19, 2018


Filed under Girls' Golf, Sports

It was sheer dominance, again, for the Dragons. Split over the course of 18 holes and two days (Oct. 15 and Oct. 17), the Foothill Technology girls’ golf team competed in the Tri-Valley League finals. Each team from the league entered seven golfers, with the top four overall individual scores moving on...

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