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Boys’ volleyball faces graceful defeat at first home game

Boys’ volleyball faces graceful defeat at first home game

Rugile Pekinas

March 18, 2015


Filed under Boys' Volleyball, Sports

The stands at Cabrillo Middle School on Tuesday night burst with cheers and applause as the Foothill varsity boys’ volleyball team fought against Bishop Diego in their first home game of the season. The Dragons lost to the Cardinals with an overall score of 1-3 in sets.  Foothill was at...

Wrap-Up: Girls’ softball beats Villanova 10-7

Wrap-Up: Girls’ softball beats Villanova 10-7

Gabby Sones

March 18, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

Yesterday in Ojai, Foothill Technology’s varsity girls’ softball team beat Villanova Preparatory School 10-7 in their first league meet of the season. Coach Priscilla Rouse-Becker believes the game got off to a weak start, but the team was able to catch themselves up soon after. “[It was] a sl...

Wrap-Up: Boys’ golf triumphs at first league match

Wrap-Up: Boys’ golf triumphs at first league match

Rugile Pekinas

March 13, 2015


Filed under Boys Golf, Sports, Wrap-Ups

The Foothill boys’ golf team swung in its inaugural season with a winning score of 490 points at their first league match on Thursday at the Elkins Ranch Golf Course. Fillmore High School came in at a close second at 493 points and Santa Clara and Santa Paula High Schools had scores of 545 and 572,...

Coach York is ready to lead Foothill swim

Coach York is ready to lead Foothill swim

Ema Dorsey

March 13, 2015


Filed under Sports, Swimming

With 14 years of experience under his belt, Jason York is joining Foothill’s coaching staff to lead boys’ and girls’ swimming. This is his first time coaching a high school team. Previously, he coached for swimming clubs and he currently directs and coaches the Buenaventura Swim Club. York, wh...

Wrap-Up: Girls’ softball defeated by Channel Islands High School

Wrap-Up: Girls’ softball defeated by Channel Islands High School

Gabby Sones

March 11, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

On March 10, the Foothill girls’ softball team lost 3-5 at an away game against Channel Islands High School. Coach Priscilla Rouse-Becker believes the girls had a good start to their game; the girls did a good job at “getting on the board early.” They were better today at “staying focus[ed]...

Wrap-Up: Foothill softball undefeated at Lincoln High School tournament

Wrap-Up: Foothill softball undefeated at Lincoln High School tournament

Gabby Sones

March 10, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

In their second tournament, the Lincoln High School Classic, the Foothill girls’ softball team won two games, beating both Grant High School with a final score of 12-1 and Lakeview Charter with a final score of 13-3. In their first game against Grant High School, Coach Priscilla Rouse-Becker believed...

Foothill softball crushes Bishop Diego 8-1 (20 photos)

Foothill softball crushes Bishop Diego 8-1 (20 photos)

Bryn Treloar-Ballard

March 7, 2015


Filed under Packages, Softball, Sports

Staff and students watched eagerly as the Foothill softball team dominated Bishop Diego High School on Thursday at the Ventura College fields. The Dragons defeated Bishop Diego with a score of 8-1. Bishop Diego was the first team at bat, but Foothill immediately shut them down, throwing three...

Wrap-Up: Girls’ softball defeated by Santa Paula at first home game 4-12

Wrap-Up: Girls’ softball defeated by Santa Paula at first home game 4-12

Joshua Modglin

March 3, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

In the their first home game of the season held on Monday at Ventura College, the Foothill girls’ softball team played against Santa Paula High School. Foothill was defeated with a final score of 4-12. Coach Priscilla Rouse-Becker believes that the girls’ made “good hits and some good plays...

Wrap-Up: Girls’ softball competes against Monroe, Van Nuys in first games of season

Wrap-Up: Girls’ softball competes against Monroe, Van Nuys in first games of season

Joshua Modglin

March 1, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

On Saturday, the girls’ softball team competed against Monroe High School and Van Nuys High School in their first two games of the spring season. In the first game, Foothill defeated Monroe with a final score of 9-4. Coach Priscilla Rouse-Becker believed it was an exciting game. “The girls...

Girls’ water polo conquers all and makes history at CIF championship game 10-7 (video, 23 photos)

Girls’ water polo conquers all and makes history at CIF championship game 10-7 (video, 23 photos)

Rugile Pekinas

February 28, 2015


Filed under Girls' Water Polo, Packages, Sports

The stands at Irvine High School were filled to capacity Saturday as excited parents, peers, and spectators gathered under a stormy sky to watch the Foothill girls’ water polo team’s fight for the title of CIF Division VII champions. In their first inaugural year of sports, the Foothill Dragon...

Wrap-up: Girls’ water polo defeats Colony High, advances to CIF semi-finals

Wrap-up: Girls’ water polo defeats Colony High, advances to CIF semi-finals

Joshua Modglin

February 21, 2015


Filed under Girls' Water Polo, Sports

On Saturday, the Foothill girls’ water polo team played against Colony High School in their second playoff game of the season. Foothill defeated Colony with a final score of 16-7. Sophomore Lezly Plahn was Foothill’s lead scorer, scoring seven goals. Freshman Josie Thorp and sophomore Meagan Mc...

Girls’ water polo conquers Fontana High, advances in CIF playoffs

Girls’ water polo conquers Fontana High, advances in CIF playoffs

Joshua Modglin

February 20, 2015


Filed under Girls' Water Polo, Sports

The Ventura Aquatics Center was packed full of shouting fans filling the air with excitement and energy as the girls’ water polo team played their first playoff game against Fontana High School on Thursday. Foothill defeated Fontana with a final score of 14-2. Within the first thirty seco...

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