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Wrap-Up: Foothill cross country runners race at ‘iconic’ Mt. Sac Invitational

Wrap-Up: Foothill cross country runners race at ‘iconic’ Mt. Sac Invitational

Rugile Pekinas

October 25, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Wrap-Ups

Over 23,000 athletes, including Foothill’s cross country runners, raced at the Mt. Sac Invitational Friday, the largest cross country meet in the world. The six freshmen girls who ran the three-mile course took first place in the Division IV and V girls’ frosh heat, with a combined time of one hour, 57 min...

Wrap-Up: Santa Paula defeats girls’ varsity volleyball 3-1

Wrap-Up: Santa Paula defeats girls’ varsity volleyball 3-1

Aniah McKenzie

October 24, 2014


Filed under Girls' Volleyball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

Today Santa Paula High School defeated the girls’ varsity volleyball team. They played five sets with a final score of 1-3 and individual set scores of 20-25, 25-23, 27-29, and 12-25. Coach Chip Tarleton feels the team is continuously improving, and believes they are beginning to show more of what...

Wrap-Up: Girls tennis team wins second place in Frontier League

Wrap-Up: Girls tennis team wins second place in Frontier League

Mallery Kinnun

October 23, 2014


Filed under Girls' Tennis, Sports, Wrap-Ups

The girls’ tennis team played at Santa Paula High School and beat them in the last league match with a score of 14-4. All singles players won their matches and gave Foothill nine of their 14 points. The doubles teams won five out of nine matches. The doubles team of sophomore Summer Khouvilay ...

Hillcrest Christian High School defeats girls’ varsity volleyball

Hillcrest Christian High School defeats girls’ varsity volleyball

Aniah McKenzie

October 23, 2014


Filed under Girls' Volleyball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

Today the girls’ varsity volleyball played on home court against Hillcrest Christian High School. The team lost 3-1 and played four sets, with scores of 33-31, 23-25, 20-25, and 22-25. Tarleton felt that they could have done better “performing the fundamentals correctly,” but does feel the tea...

Wrap-up: Nordhoff defeats boys’ water polo 4-18

Wrap-up: Nordhoff defeats boys’ water polo 4-18

Joshua Modglin

October 22, 2014


Filed under Boys' Water Polo, Sports, Wrap-Ups

The varsity boys’ water polo team played Nordhoff High School today and was defeated with a final score of 4-18. Nordhoff’s pool was three and a half feet deep at one end, which coach David Wallace thought was a “distinct advantage for the home team and something [Foothill] will have to get used to for the...

Wrap-up: Oxnard defeats boys’ water polo 3-12

Wrap-up: Oxnard defeats boys’ water polo 3-12

Joshua Modglin

October 21, 2014


Filed under Boys' Water Polo, Sports, Wrap-Ups

The boys’ varsity water polo team played Oxnard High School today and was defeated with a final score of 3-12. Two players did not attend the game, but according to Coach David Wallace, “[Foothill] played very well.” “Even with [two players] missing, we had one of our best games driving...

Wrap-up: Carpinteria defeats boys’ water polo 7-18

Wrap-up: Carpinteria defeats boys’ water polo 7-18

Joshua Modglin

October 18, 2014


Filed under Boys' Water Polo, Sports, Wrap-Ups

The varsity boys’ water polo team was defeated by Carpinteria High School on Friday, with a final score of 7-18. Team captain and senior James Florez scored four goals, freshman Andres Coppa scored twice, and junior Spencer Wittrock scored once. Paul Byrne, senior and goalie, blocked Carpinteria ...

Coach Tarleton takes charge of girls volleyball

Coach Tarleton takes charge of girls volleyball

Aniah McKenzie

October 17, 2014


Filed under Girls' Volleyball, Sports

Nothing makes girls’ volleyball coach Charles “Chip” Tarleton happier than leading his team to victory. Tarleton played football, basketball, and beach volleyball for four years at Oxnard High School which was his only experience before becoming a coach. He had little experience in playi...

Thacher defeats girls tennis team in home match (12 photos)

Thacher defeats girls tennis team in home match (12 photos)

Mallery Kinnun

October 17, 2014


Filed under Girls' Tennis, Packages, Sports

The girls’ tennis team experienced their second major loss against Thacher High School during their last home match at Ventura College on Thursday with a final score of 15-3. “We did the best we could, we just weren’t good enough, that’s all,” said coach Brad McClain.  “Today is a...

Wrap-Up: Cross country runners dominate in second league meet of the season

Wrap-Up: Cross country runners dominate in second league meet of the season

Rugile Pekinas

October 16, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Wrap-Ups

Both the varsity girls’ and boys’ cross country teams took second place out of twelve teams in their second league meet at Thacher School today. Junior Moses Bojorquez took first place in the varsity boys’ race, with a time of 15 minutes, 59.2 seconds. Bojorquez averaged five minutes, 19.8 seconds ...

Wrap-Up: Foothill girls volleyball defeats Garden Street Academy

Wrap-Up: Foothill girls volleyball defeats Garden Street Academy

Aniah McKenzie

October 16, 2014


Filed under Girls' Volleyball, Sports, Wrap-Ups

The Foothill girls’ varsity volleyball team defeated Garden Street Academy at the Girls Inc. gym in Santa Barbara on Wednesday. The team played four sets and scored  3-0, 25-14, 25-21, and 25-12, leading the team to victory. ”What could have gone better is more effort when we realized they were stru...

Wrap-Up: Cate defeats boys’ water polo 17-7

Wrap-Up: Cate defeats boys’ water polo 17-7

Joshua Modglin

October 15, 2014


Filed under Boys' Water Polo, Sports, Wrap-Ups

The varsity boys’ water polo team was defeated by Cate School today with a final score of 7-17 at Foothill’s second home game of the season. During the first quarter of the game, Foothill scored one goal, and Cate scored five times. In the second quarter, Foothill did not score a goal, but according to ...

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