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Wrap-Up: Foothill softball defeats Bishop Diego 11-8

Wrap-Up: Foothill softball defeats Bishop Diego 11-8

Joshua Modglin

April 29, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

On Tuesday, the Foothill softball team played an away game against Bishop Garcia Diego High School and defeated them with a final score of 11-8. Coach Priscilla Rouse-Becker believes the girls “did great things.” “They hit the ball well […] and did not give up when they were down,” she said. ...

Janine Cobian is enthusiastic for the boys’ volleyball season

Janine Cobian is enthusiastic for the boys’ volleyball season

Aniah McKenzie

April 27, 2015


Filed under Boys' Volleyball, Sports

Coach Janine Cobian is ready to jump into the first Foothill boys’ volleyball season with a positive attitude. Senior and varsity player Aaron Hooks believes that what sets Cobian apart from other coaches is her encouraging mindset. Coach Janine Cobian is ready to jump into the first Foothil...

Wrap-Up: Boys’ tennis continues winning streak after beating Hueneme and Bishop Diego

Wrap-Up: Boys’ tennis continues winning streak after beating Hueneme and Bishop Diego

Mallery Kinnun

April 26, 2015


Filed under Boys' Tennis, Sports, Wrap-Ups

Last week, the Foothill boys’ tennis team added two more victories to their record. On Wednesday, April 22, they played against Hueneme High School in a non-league match and won with a score of 16-2. The next day, Foothill beat Bishop Diego High School in a league match with a final score of 14-4. Both of these matches were away matches. The...

Wrap-Up: Foothill softball dominates Villanova 21-8

Wrap-Up: Foothill softball dominates Villanova 21-8

Joshua Modglin

April 25, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

On Thursday, the Foothill softball team played against Villanova Preparatory School at its sixth home game of the season, held at Ventura College. The Dragons defeated Villanova with a final score of 21-8. Coach Priscilla Rouse-Becker believed the team was “playing with a purpose.” “[They are]...

Clint Ellison takes a swing at coaching Foothill’s baseball team

Clint Ellison takes a swing at coaching Foothill’s baseball team

Mallery Kinnun

April 24, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Foothill’s varsity baseball coach Clint Ellison has been surrounded by baseball all of his life. He received a full scholarship to play for Point Loma Nazarene University in college and has coached various teams such as the Buena High School team, the California Halos, the Bulldogs travel team and Lit...

Boys’ golf continues winning streak with best score of the season

Boys’ golf continues winning streak with best score of the season

Rugile Pekinas

April 24, 2015


Filed under Boys' Golf, Sports

As clouds gathered and a light shower began to fall on the Olivas Links Golf Course on Thursday, the Foothill boys’ golf team swung in their fifth consecutive league win of the season. With 434 strokes, the Dragons dominated Fillmore High School (510 strokes), Santa Clara High School (546 strokes), Santa Paula High School (548 strokes) and Carpinteria High Schoo...

Wrap-Up: Cate defeats Foothill boys’ swim 103-64 and girls’ swim ties

Wrap-Up: Cate defeats Foothill boys’ swim 103-64 and girls’ swim ties

Rachel Sun

April 24, 2015


Filed under Sports, Swimming, Wrap-Ups

The Foothill boys’ swim team lost their meet against Cate High School on Friday with a score of 103-64. The girls’ swim team tied at a score of 81-81. Freshman Lily Armstrong placed first in a close 200-meter individual medley race with a time of 2:06.72, beating her opponent by 0.12 seconds. Sophomor...

Wrap-Up: Foothill baseball beats Santa Paula 4-1

Wrap-Up: Foothill baseball beats Santa Paula 4-1

Joshua Modglin

April 23, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

On Wednesday, the Foothill baseball team played against Santa Paula High School. The Dragons defeated Santa Paula with a final score of 4-1. Coach Clint Ellison believed the team was “competitive the entire game.” “We played great [and] only had one error,” Ellison said. “It was a great win and...

Boys’ tennis gets “the jump” on Santa Clara (12 photos)

Boys’ tennis gets “the jump” on Santa Clara (12 photos)

Aniah McKenzie

April 22, 2015


Filed under Boys' Tennis, Sports

On Monday, the Foothill and Santa Clara boys’ tennis teams faced each other across the Ventura College tennis courts as Foothill’s team members’ nicknames were called, such as “Iggy Azalea” and “Renegade Josh,” signaling the beginning of the matc..... On Monday, the Foothill and San...

Wrap-Up: Foothill softball loses close game against Santa Clara

Wrap-Up: Foothill softball loses close game against Santa Clara

Gabby Sones

April 22, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

Foothill softball lost to Santa Clara 2-4 on Tuesday at Santa Clara High School. They now have a winning record of 10-6 overall and stand 4-2 in the Frontier League. Freshman Jessica Mendoza had a hit, and two hits that resulted in safe runs. Senior Monica Mendoza and Freshman Jade Iannacone both ...

Wrap-Up: Foothill boys’ tennis beats Santa Clara 18-0

Wrap-Up: Foothill boys’ tennis beats Santa Clara 18-0

Mallery Kinnun

April 22, 2015


Filed under Boys' Tennis, Sports

The boys’ tennis team won their second match in a row for Foothill last week on Thursday. Foothill faced Santa Clara High School on Santa Clara’s courts and beat them 18-0. Coach McClain said that, once again, it was a “team effort.” However, he saw “some very nice singles play” from fr...

Softball coach Priscilla Rouse-Becker prioritizes teamwork

Softball coach Priscilla Rouse-Becker prioritizes teamwork

Hanna Malco

April 21, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

World Series champion and six-time All-American title winner Priscilla Rouse-Becker has played softball for nearly 30 years, and has been coaching on and off for almost 26 years. Rouse-Becker has had a few remarkable moments throughout her career playing softball, she said in an email to the Dragon...

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