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Foothill boy’s basketball loses to St.Bonnie in first game of season 23-71

Foothill boy’s basketball loses to St.Bonnie in first game of season 23-71

Aniah McKenzie

December 4, 2014


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Packages, Sports

Lights shined in the Ventura College gym as junior Corrin Conant sang the national anthem, signaling the beginning of the first home boys’ basketball game of the season against St. Bonaventure High School. Foothill lost 23-71. Parents of the players wildly shouted praises and advice on how the...

Adolfo Camarillo High School rains on Foothill boys’ soccer’s parade (13 photos)

Adolfo Camarillo High School rains on Foothill boys’ soccer’s parade (13 photos)

Bryn Treloar-Ballard

December 3, 2014


Filed under Boys' Soccer, Sports

Spectators braved the first substantial rain of the season at Ventura College to watch the first-ever boys’ soccer game this Tuesday. The Dragons were defeated 0-5 by the Adolfo Camarillo High School Scorpions. Foothill kicked off the game and made an attempt to score a minute into the game. Goalie...

Wrap-Up: CIF State Championships caps off cross country season

Wrap-Up: CIF State Championships caps off cross country season

Bryn Treloar-Ballard

November 29, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Wrap-Ups

Today marked the end of the cross country season as the varsity boys finished in sixth place at the CIF State Championships held in Fresno. The Foothill girls cross country team ended their season last week at the CIF finals. Junior Moses Bojorquez was the first Foothill runner to finish the three-mile course, coming in 13th place out of the 192 runners with a time of 15 ...

Andreas Wedderien is “the perfect fit” to coach varsity boys’ soccer

Andreas Wedderien is “the perfect fit” to coach varsity boys’ soccer

Mallery Kinnun

November 26, 2014


Filed under Boys' Soccer, Sports

  The new boys’ varsity soccer coach, Andreas Wedderien, is beginning his first year of coaching a high school team. He has been playing soccer since he was ten-years-old. He was also the head coach of the Ventura Football Club, Real California, and Oxnard PAL club soccer teams. Wedd...

Girls basketball coach Jason Edgmond looks forward to first game with new team

Girls basketball coach Jason Edgmond looks forward to first game with new team

Aniah McKenzie

November 24, 2014


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Sports

Foothill’s first ever girls’ basketball coach, Jason Edgmond, is ready to pave a pathway for future teams in this historical first season. “The team is at the early stages of preparedness, but the girls are working hard and they are very talented,” said Edgmond. He has had a “lifetim...

Foothill cross country qualifies for championships in CIF finals

Foothill cross country qualifies for championships in CIF finals

Bryn Treloar-Ballard

November 22, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Wrap-Ups

The Foothill cross country teams made school history today at the CIF-SS Finals at Mt. San Antonio College, with the boys’ team qualifying for the CIF Championships next Saturday. Junior Moses Bojorquez was the first Foothill boy to cross the finish line of the three-mile course, placing sevent...

Ventura defeats Buena and secures Channel League championship (35 photos, video)

Ventura defeats Buena and secures Channel League championship (35 photos, video)

Bryn Treloar-Ballard

November 8, 2014


Filed under Packages, Sports

Chants and colored powder filled the air as the full moon shone down upon the thousands of spectators gathered at Buena High School on Friday night to watch the rivalry football game between Buena and Ventura high schools. The Ventura Cougars defeated the Buena Bulldogs 52-13 at the championship game, c...

Wrap-Up: Playoff game against Magnolia finishes Foothill girls’ tennis season

Wrap-Up: Playoff game against Magnolia finishes Foothill girls’ tennis season

Mallery Kinnun

November 8, 2014


Filed under Girls' Tennis, Sports, Wrap-Ups

Foothill’s last girls’ tennis game of the season ended in defeat by Magnolia High School on Friday with a score of 13-5. The match took place at Magnolia and, according to Coach Brad McClain, did not begin well. McClain believes that the team had a “really poor first round.” They were ahead a...

Wrap-Up: Foothill cross country dominates at league finals

Wrap-Up: Foothill cross country dominates at league finals

Rugile Pekinas

November 6, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Wrap-Ups

The Foothill cross country teams competed under the harsh heat in the last league race of the season today at Lake Casitas. Junior Moses Bojorquez took first place in the varsity boys’ three-mile race with a time of 16 minutes, 2.3 seconds, finishing over 10 seconds faster than the second place runn...

Boys’ water polo fights to the end in last home game of the season

Boys’ water polo fights to the end in last home game of the season

Joshua Modglin

November 6, 2014


Filed under Boys' Water Polo, Packages, Sports

With a cloudless sky and the sun beating down on the pool deck of the Ventura Aquatics Center, Foothill played its last home water polo game of the season against Carpinteria High School on Wednesday. Foothill was defeated with a final score of 7-11. In the first quarter of the game, junior Spencer ...

Wrap-Up: Foothill girls’ tennis defeats Yucca Valley in second playoff

Wrap-Up: Foothill girls’ tennis defeats Yucca Valley in second playoff

Mallery Kinnun

November 5, 2014


Filed under Girls' Tennis, Sports, Wrap-Ups

The Foothill girls’ tennis team won their second playoff game today, which was played against Yucca Valley High School on the opponent’s courts. The final score was 13-5. Yucca Valley was ranked as sixth in the CIF division, making it a more advanced and challenging team. “I expected us to win our wild card round, but I did ...

Wrap Up: Girls’ volleyball defeats Thacher in last game

Wrap Up: Girls’ volleyball defeats Thacher in last game

Aniah McKenzie

November 5, 2014


Filed under Girls' Volleyball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

The Foothill girls’ varsity team finished off the last game of the season with a win. The team played against Thacher and finished with a final score of 3-2 and individual set scores of 25-8, 17-25, 18-25, 25-11, and 15-10. Coach Chip Tarleton felt the game was tough in some ways, but the team was able to end it successfully. “The...

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