The Foothill Dragon Press

Girls’ soccer beats Nordhoff 3-1 in season opener

Foothill and Nordhoff clash during an aggressive game of soccer.

Ethan Sequeira, Reporter

December 10, 2019

On Dec. 4, a cold and gloomy evening at the Ventura College soccer pitch, the Foothill girls’ soccer team arrived with intensity for their home opener against the Nordhoff Rangers. The Dragons battled hard in a very physical match and prevailed with a 3-1 victory. There was a lot of back and forth...

Girls’ water polo falls to Santa Ynez 12-6 in first home game of the year

Foothill goalie reaches up to block a close range shot made by Santa Ynez

Olivia Zoll, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Three days after facing the Santa Ynez Pirates, the girl’s water polo team hosted them on Nov. 20, 2019, at their home pool, the Ventura Aquatic Center. The Pirates were victorious on Monday’s game, and the home pool advantage was not beneficial to the Dragons. The game kicked off with a dec...

Cross country crushes CIF Preliminaries and Finals; on to State Championships

From the 2018 state finals, Jason Messner and Joshua Villasenor work up the hill at the two-mile marker.

Chloe Scofield, Reporter

November 27, 2019

The Foothill Technology Dragons boys’ and girls’ cross country teams crushed it in their preliminary and final CIF races, both teams placing high enough to qualify for the state championship. Preliminaries took place on Nov. 16 at the Riverside Course, where the girls' team placed fifth in Divi...

Cross country wins league finals for fifth straight year

Packs form at the start of the girls varsity race

Ethan Sequeira, Reporter

November 11, 2019

On a warm and bright afternoon at Lake Casitas, the juggernaut that is known as the Foothill Technology Cross Country team swept the Tri-County Athletic Association (TCAA) League Finals meet, finishing first in the junior varsity (JV) and Varsity events for both genders. The Dragons successfully def...

Boys’ water polo out in first round CIF playoff match against Yucaipa

Jake Anders '20 searches for someone to pass the ball to

Chloe Scofield, Reporter

November 9, 2019

The excitement in the air at the Ventura Aquatic Center on Nov. 5 was unmatched. Crowds of students and parents surrounded the pool in support of both the Foothill Dragons and the Yucaipa Thunderbirds in the first round CIF playoff game. After a short delay at the beginning of the game due to some t...

Girls’ tennis encounters tragic loss against Dos Pueblos in first round of CIF

 After a long season, girls tennis loses against Dos Pueblos

Claire Hernandez, Reporter

November 8, 2019

With CIF tensity underway, the Foothill girls’ tennis team stepped onto court on Nov. 6 to battle the Dos Pueblos Chargers. The Dragons, finishing second in league, prepared to strike with Noelle Hayward ‘21 (number one), Leah Sehati ‘20 (number two), Ruby Beckendorf ‘21 (number three) and Anna Nelles ...

Playoff Recap: Viewpoint Patriots end Foothill Dragons girls’ volleyball CIF dreams

The 2019 Girls Volleyball Team

Chloe Scofield, Reporter

November 3, 2019

Girls’ volleyball took a heartbreaking loss in their 1st round of CIF playoffs in a 0-3 match against Viewpoint High School. Oct. 24 was a mournful loss for the Dragons, considering that this was the last game for their four seniors( 21-25, 20-25, 17-25). Viewpoint will now continue on into the 2nd ro...

Recap: Girls Golf wins Tri Valley League for their fourth consecutive year

Player hits a golf ball

Alex Jannone, Reporter

November 2, 2019

Following a successful league, girls’ golf placed first in league championships for their fourth consecutive year. The Dragons lead with Hannah Hart ‘20 placing first in the Tri-Valley League, Sammy Fenton ‘20 placing second and Kelly More ‘20 placing third. “The season was a bit of a roller coaster,...

Girls’ tennis triumphs over rival school

Noelle Hayward '21 serves the ball

Claire Hernandez, Reporter

November 2, 2019

On the sunny day of Oct. 15, the Foothill Technology girls’ tennis team stepped off the courts satisfied with their win against Saint Bonaventure High School. With the Dragon-Seraph rivalry in full swing, the two schools battled it out, with Foothill closing it with a score of 11-7. The Dragons...

A decade of Cougar victory: 56th annual Buena vs. Ventura football game

Roy Almalab '20 watching his team on the field

Chloe Scofield, Reporter

October 29, 2019

The iconic and timeless Buena vs. Ventura rivalry continued in its 56th-year-anniversary game. Oct. 25, a warm Friday night, proved to be more historical than any average football game for the Cougars. This blow-out win marked the 10th year in a row that the Ventura High School Cougars beat out the ...

Boys’ water polo beats Malibu for the first time ever in league, prospect of winning league title

Nikolai Haines '20 winds up for a shot

Dylan Mullaney, Reporter

October 29, 2019

The pool was lined with spectators of all kinds, from little siblings to grandparents to a lively student section. Such was expected for a matchup like this one: the Dragons had never beaten Malibu in league, but had prevailed for the first time ever in a near 9-8 victory in the Conejo Classic tournament earlier in the 2019 season. I...

Despite crowd support, St. Bonaventure defeat girls’ volleyball on Senior Night

The Dragons fought hard through all five sets against rival Seraphs

Zen Li, Reporter

October 28, 2019

Excitement and anticipation filled the Ventura High school gym on the night of Oct. 15 as Foothill students flocked in to watch their girls' volleyball team face off against cross-town rivals, the St. Bonaventure Seraphs. The combination of the senior night presentation and the Dragons’ previous los...

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