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Girls’ water polo edged by Villanova in Senior Night match

Girls’ water polo edged by Villanova in Senior Night match

Katie Denger, Reporter

January 31, 2019

The Foothill Technology High School Dragons faced defeat in their last league game of the season after an additional four rounds of overtime. The Villanova Preparatory School Wildcats fought hard to conquer the Dragons and ultimately succeeded after a shot into the lower left corner during the secon...

Senior Night success for girls’ basketball, 65-46 over Lancers

Senior Night success for girls’ basketball, 65-46 over Lancers

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

January 30, 2019

Over the past four years, head coach Jason Edgmond has built the Foothill Tech girls’ basketball program around a core group of seven girls that came to him as freshmen, looking to grow as players and help the school win games. Now seniors, Edgmond’s time with this “special group of talente...

Girls’ soccer ousts Grace Brethren on Senior Night

Girls’ soccer ousts Grace Brethren on Senior Night

Nick Zoll, Sports Editor

January 29, 2019

For four members of the girls’ varsity soccer team, the evening of Jan. 28 marked the final regular season home game of their high school career. On Senior Night, the team’s four seniors (Angie Albarran ‘19, Cami Becker ‘19, Alyssa Elias ‘19 and Marina Peacock ‘19) were celebrated in a pre-game...

Girls’ water polo is victorious against Malibu sharks

Girls’ water polo is victorious against Malibu sharks

Katie Denger, Reporter

January 24, 2019

The sun shone brightly on the Ventura Aquatic Center pool as the Foothill girls’ water polo took down the Malibu High School Sharks on Jan. 22. The final score was 11-6 in favor of the Dragons. The match began with a quick goal from Malibu that transpired following a pass from the Sharks’ right side of the pool. The Sharks continued to knock on the Dragons’ door, as they were able ...

Boys’ Basketball: senior night brings “good win” over Bishop Diego (73-27)

Boys’ Basketball: senior night brings “good win” over Bishop Diego (73-27)

January 24, 2019

“Tonight is a special night,” fan and announcer Jill Vallance ‘20 spoke into the microphone. “We will take a moment to honor our senior boys’ basketball student-athletes and their loved ones for their dedication and commitment,” she said. Jan. 23 marks the last guaranteed home gam...

Girls’ soccer tops La Reina in a 4-0 shutout

Girls’ soccer tops La Reina in a 4-0 shutout

Dylan Mullaney, Reporter

January 16, 2019

On the evening of Jan. 14, the Dragons didn’t let the rain deter their spirits and came out to play an energetic and physical game against the La Reina Regents. Head coach Jack Craig felt that this was an important win because “we were both undefeated in league, so the fact that we were able to j...

Boys’ basketball endures 79-62 loss to St. Bonaventure

Boys’ basketball endures 79-62 loss to St. Bonaventure

Nick Zoll, Sports Editor

January 13, 2019

Green and gold meshed with red and black highlighted a packed gymnasium for an anticipated Friday night showdown between two league rivals. On Jan. 11, the Foothill boys’ varsity basketball team played host to the visiting Saint Bonaventure Seraphs at Ventura College. The Dragons kept up with the Sera...

Boys’ Soccer loses first home game vs. Grace Brethren

Boys’ Soccer loses first home game vs. Grace Brethren

Katie Denger, Reporter

January 10, 2019

On the evening of Jan. 8, the Foothill boys’ varsity soccer team lost their match against Grace Brethren with a score of 3-1 due to missed opportunities and unfortunate mistakes in the defense. Despite this, the Dragons never stopped creating their opportunities, allowing the team to keep the game...

Jordon Points brings a “player-centered” coaching philosophy to Foothill Boys’ Soccer Program

Jordon Points brings a “player-centered” coaching philosophy to Foothill Boys’ Soccer Program

January 8, 2019

In addition to being the women’s junior varsity coach at California Lutheran University and head coach of two boys teams at Eagles Soccer Club, Jordon Points has taken the position of head varsity coach for the Foothill Technology High School boys’ soccer team. Even though Points is only 30 ...

In first home game, girls’ water polo cruises to 16-2 win against Cate

In first home game, girls’ water polo cruises to 16-2 win against Cate

Nick Zoll

December 12, 2018

On Dec. 11, the varsity girls’ water polo team hosted the Rams of Cate High School at the Ventura Aquatic Center pool. It was the team’s first home game of the 2018-19 season and there was a sizable crowd in attendance to support the Dragons. Playing in front of their home crowd, Foothill did not disappoint in...

Girls’ soccer falls short in a 1-0 loss against the Cardinals

Girls’ soccer falls short in a 1-0 loss against the Cardinals

Dylan Mullaney

December 12, 2018

https://vimeo.com/305687383 On Dec. 10, the girls’ soccer team faced the Cardinals of Santa Paula High School, rivals who had previously been in the same league. During the 2017-18 season, the Dragons were matched up against the Cardinals twice, tying 2-2 with double overtime and losing a second time by a hair in...

Sophie Simon ’21: How surfing has opened her eyes to appreciation of her surroundings

Sophie Simon ’21: How surfing has opened her eyes to appreciation of her surroundings

Dylan Mullaney

December 10, 2018

Many consider surfing to be a large part of Ventura’s community and culture since the town's birth. It is home to many popular breaks such as California Street, Mondos and South Jetty. According to the Ventura Surf Club website, the first ever surfing competition was held at the end of California Street.   Surfing is not only a compe...

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