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The Foothill Dragon Press

To commemorate their seniors, Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ basketball secured another league victory against Cate High School (Cate) in their last home game of the season on Jan. 25, 2024. Adding to the win, it was also the team’s Senior Night, where they honored their seniors with speeches, flowers and balloons.

Girls’ basketball demolishes Cate on Senior Night

Conor White, Reporter February 4, 2024

On Senior Night for the girls' basketball team, Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) hosted Cate School (Cate) at the Ventura College Athletic Event Center. As this game was the seniors’...

Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls waterpolo matched up against Villanova Preparatory School (Villanova) in a highly anticipated match to honor their seniors. Foothill Tech started off strong by winning the initial sprint to the ball, followed by immediate goals from Lauren Happle ‘26 and Alice Costa-Schmidt ‘25. That intensity was continued throughout the whole game as Foothill Tech finished with a winning score of 21-7.

Girls’ water polo dominates Villanova on Senior Night 21-7

Ian Toreja, Reporter February 4, 2024

With spirits high and teams pumped up, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ water polo team faced Villanova Preparatory High School (Villanova) at the Ventura Aquatic Center...

Celebrating the teams seniors, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) boys’ basketball team faced off against Villanova Preparatory School (Villanova) on Feb. 2, 2024. The night started with a recognition of the two seniors on the team, John Cassidy ‘24 (number 14) and Daniel Ferrer ‘24 (number 2), then proceeded to the game. The Dragons took the win at the end of the night with a final score of 48-26.

Boys’ basketball outplays Villanova on Senior Night

Conor White, Reporter February 4, 2024

The audience erupted with applause as the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) boys’ basketball team celebrated their seniors John Cassidy ‘24 and Daniel Ferrer ‘24 in an enthusiastic...

In the evening of Jan. 23, 2024, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ soccer team had their senior night. In this photo all nine of the seniors receive flowers for their hard work and take a photo with their head coach, Patty Gomez.

Girls’ soccer triumphs over Thacher on Senior Night

Dane Dodos, Reporter February 4, 2024

The Ventura College stadium buzzed with anticipation as the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ soccer team took the field for an emotional game against The Thacher School (Thacher)...

On Feb. 2, 2024, Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) faced Grace Brethren High School (Grace Brethren) in a highly anticipated game celebrating the nine seniors on the team. Winning with a forfeit in the last 15 minutes from Grace Brethren, the Dragons scored 11 goals. Matheus Gamble 24 (number 10), the leading scorer of the game, had four goals. Merric Bayless 24 (number 9) scored three goals. Ricky Salinas ‘24 (number 30), Adam Al Warhani 24 (number 1), Nico Flores 24 (number 15) and Amar Atiah 26 (number 20) each scored one goal.

Boys’ soccer forces Grace Brethren into forfeit on Senior Night

Chance Leandro, Reporter February 4, 2024

The Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) boys' soccer team faced off against Grace Brethren High School (Grace Brethren) in an annual Senior Night match-up on Feb. 3, 2024. Foothill Tech...

Benchwarmers: Episode 3 (featuring boys’ basketball)

Lauren Kaller and Claire Hadley February 1, 2024

On episode three of “Benchwarmers,” fans can witness as hosts Luigirey Guce ‘25 and Aidan Gomez ‘25 become the basketball coaches of two cross country runners, Dane Dodos ‘26 and Chance Leandro...

On Jan. 18, 2024, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ basketball faced a difficult loss against St. Bonaventure (St. Bonnie) in a league game with a score of 34-43. Kiara Zavala ‘26 (number 5) drives the ball toward the basket trying to go for a layup.

Girls’ basketball shows unwavering determination despite tough loss to St. Bonaventure

Dane Dodos, Reporter January 22, 2024

On the warm night of Jan. 18, 2024, tensions ran high as the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ basketball team faced off against rivaling team St. Bonaventure High School (Bonnie)....

On Jan. 11, 2024, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls basketball team played against Santa Clara High School (Santa Clara) in a league match. The Dragons won with a score of 46-26. In this photo, Petra Falcocchia 24 (number 23) got fouled and lines up for two free throw attempts.

Girls’ basketball triumphs against Santa Clara 46-26

Ian Toreja, Reporter January 16, 2024

On Jan. 11, 2024, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls’ basketball team laced up their shoes once more for a battle against Santa Clara High School (Santa Clara). Foothill Tech left...

On the freezing evening of Jan. 11, 2024, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls soccer team hosted St. Bonaventure High School (Bonnie). In this anticipated game, Eva Gonvalves 25 (number 15) glances at the sideline and looks at her coach, Patricia (Patty) Gomez, who gives her suggestions on how to give her team an advantage. Goncalves 25 made some beautiful passes forcing the defense to stumble and give her team a  2-0 lead. Goncalves 25 is one of the most effective facilitators on the field and has also been called upon to be a leader for this years team. Later in this game, Foothill Tech will come out victorious over their league opponent, Bonnie.

Girls’ soccer emerges triumphant with 2-0 against St. Bonaventure

Chance Leandro, Reporter January 15, 2024

On the starry night of Jan. 11, 2024, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) girls' soccer team faced off against St. Bonaventure High School (Bonnie) at the Ventura College Sportsplex....

On the evening of Jan. 11, 2024, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) boys soccer team faced off against Bishop Garcia Diego High School (Bishop Diego). The Dragons shake hands with the Bishop Diego after destroying them with a final score of 13-1.

Boys’ soccer crushes Bishop Diego in 13-1 win

Dane Dodos, Reporter January 14, 2024

On the frigid night of Jan. 11, 2024, the Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) boys’ soccer team fought hard against Bishop Garcia Diego High School (Bishop Diego) for an impressive performance...

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