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The Foothill Dragon Press

The Student News Site of Foothill Technology High School

The Foothill Dragon Press

Owen Houston 23 (number 0) reaches towards the basket and releases the ball for a wide-open layup, hoping to score some much-needed points for the Dragons in the fourth quarter. Fans in the audience cheer loudly as the ball inches toward the basket.

Brutal fourth quarter beatdown costs boys’ basketball the win against Channel Islands

Theo Kayser and Chance Leandro November 26, 2022

On Nov. 22, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) boys’ basketball team faced off against the Channel Islands High School (Channel Islands) Raiders for their home opener. With Foothill...

During the first half, the goalie is able to quickly save a goal. This play renews the spirits of the players and the Dragons begin to sprint to the ball after the goalie kicks it.

Boys’ soccer bested in first home game of the season

Julia Geib, Reporter November 23, 2022

On Nov. 17, 2022, Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) boys' soccer played against the Ventura High School (Ventura) Cougars in their first game of the season. Going into the game, the team...

The video section, a prominent group within The Foothill Dragon Press, joins together with some friends to discuss all things sports in the first episode of this new podcast series.

Video and Friends Podcast: Sports edition

A new group of journalists self-proclaimed as "video and friends" consisting of Ella Nicolle, Emma Ippolito, Jenna Ostrom, Malia Sanchez, Sofia Patiño and Cole Dinkler set out to answer the biggest questions...

On the windy day of Nov. 2, 2022 girls’ tennis faced off against Simi Valley High School at Ventura College in their first round of CIF playoffs. Julia Geib ‘25 and Lola Tennison ‘24 are introduced to the players in their first match of the day, high-fiving them with tennis rackets and wishing them luck in the game to come. Players from both teams, wrapped in jackets to stay warm, show their support by clapping and cheering on their teammates.

Girls’ tennis CIF hopes thwarted by Santiago High School in second round

Sam Noah and Chance Leandro November 10, 2022

A massively successful season for the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ tennis team was abruptly ended on Friday, Nov. 4 with a loss to Santiago High School (Santiago) in the second...

Before the race started, the team huddled together on the starting line for a inspirational talk. They finished it with a loud cheer and then began preparations for their race.

Cross country captures another victory in TCAA league finals

Julia Geib, Reporter November 8, 2022

Foothill Dragon Press · Keera Wallace: on how the team preformed On Nov. 3, 2022, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) cross country team prepared to run at Lake Casitas in the...

The boys water polo team fights through exhaustion while treading water for a majority of the game. They are captured here competing with Buena High School, a game in which they played vigorously.

Boys’ water polo meets season end in CIF competition against Buena High School

Nisha Reddy, Reporter November 7, 2022

The Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) boys' water polo season has come to an end after a 15-5 defeat at the hands of the Buena High School (Buena) Bulldogs on Wednesday, Nov. 2.  The...

Following their season ending match, the varsity players gathered to provide a glimpse into the organized chaos that is Foothill Tech’s boys water polo.

Introducing Dragon Athletics: Boys’ water polo

Linda Manzo, Writer November 3, 2022

Concluding their 2022-2023 season, the boys' water polo team for Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) participated in the third episode of Introducing Dragon Athletics. The team was eliminated...

 Lola Tennison 24 lunges for the ball, effortlessly blocking her opponents attempt to send the ball past her.

Girls’ tennis secures another win against rival Cate

Nisha Reddy, Reporter October 18, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ tennis team secured a hard fought win against Cate School Rams (Cate) at Foothill Tech’s home courts, Ventura College....

After a tough rally, the team huddles together during a timeout in hopes of getting their spirits up and getting a side-out.

Girls’ volleyball suffers a loss in thrilling battle against Grace Brethren on Senior Night

Julia Geib, Reporter October 16, 2022

On the night of Oct. 12, 2022, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) varsity girls’ volleyball team warmed up in preparation for their final game of the season against Grace Brethren and...

Kiera Branson ’24 serves the ball over the net, aiming to score an easy point.

Girls’ tennis continues hot streak with win over Thacher

Theo Kayser and Chance Leandro October 10, 2022

On the cloudy evening of Oct. 6, the undefeated Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ tennis team took to the courts to face off against Thacher School (Thacher) at Ventura College,...

Buena gets in position to make an attempt at a first down.

Buena takes the win against Ventura in intense hometown rivalry football game

Nisha Reddy and Julia Geib October 9, 2022

To the rest of the world, the night of Oct. 8 may have marked any other evening, but in Ventura, California, it meant the annual rivalry football game between Buena High School (Buena) and Ventura High...

Introducing Dragon Athletics: Girls basketball

Introducing Dragon Athletics: Girls’ basketball

Sofia Patiño, Videographer October 7, 2022

Meet the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ basketball team as they prepare for the 2022-2023 season. In the second episode of Introducing Dragon Athletics, the varsity team shares...

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