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Reeves to bring “intense” dedication to new cross country team

Reeves to bring “intense” dedication to new cross country team

Bryn Treloar-Ballard

May 19, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, News, Sports

Cross country coach Ken Reeves will put his 30 years of coaching experience to good use when building Foothill’s first cross country team. The veteran coach has headed teams from the middle school to NCAA Division I level. Reeves has also spent years coaching at the high school level. He took Nor...

David Wallace is ready to lead boys’ water polo to victory

David Wallace is ready to lead boys’ water polo to victory

Bryn Treloar-Ballard

May 17, 2014


Filed under Boys' Water Polo, News, Sports

For boys water polo coach David Wallace, building a team from the ground up is nothing new. “In 1996, [El Dorado High School] decided to add girls water polo, and we started a girls water polo team from scratch, and we won league titles every year that I was there, except for one year,” said W...

Janey Dunn is ready to swing in as Foothill’s girls’ golf coach

Janey Dunn is ready to swing in as Foothill’s girls’ golf coach

Rugile Pekinas

May 9, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

Girls’ golf coach Janey Dunn is fully prepared to be a part of the new wave of athletics coming to Foothill next school year.   “I’m really excited to start from the ground up,” said Dunn. “I’ve wanted to coach for a long time, since I finished playing in college I wanted to coach s...

Foothill girls help lead Ventura basketball to CIF championships

Foothill girls help lead Ventura basketball to CIF championships

Rugile Pekinas

March 19, 2014


Filed under Packages, Sports

The Ventura High School girls basketball team edged out Camarillo High School for the CIF-SS Division 1A championship last Saturday by eight points, with a final score of 59-51. Among the players on the victorious team were four Foothill students, including seniors Kayalin Akens-Irby, Natalie Smith, Cas...

UPDATE: Foothill hires two more coaches, deal made with Ventura College

UPDATE: Foothill hires two more coaches, deal made with Ventura College

Glenda Marshall

January 18, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

As the 2014-15 school year inches closer, so does the launch of Foothill’s brand new athletics program. Recent actions include: Chip Tarleton, who has been a high school and club volleyball coach for 12 years, has been hired as the girls volleyball coach. Tarleton works with TCA Volleyball Club in Huntington Beach, one of the top...

Student intramural basketball team beats staff 9-6 (40 photos, video)

Student intramural basketball team beats staff 9-6 (40 photos, video)

Bryn Treloar-Ballard

January 11, 2014


Filed under Packages, Sports

For the first time in twelve years, the student team defeated the staff in the three-versus-three basketball game this Friday. Seniors Kyle Cook, Mason Mulholland, Norint Tung, and team captain Logan Werre, beat the staff team with a score of 9-6. Playing for the faculty was Principal Joe Bov...

Progress made in planning for Foothill athletics program

Progress made in planning for Foothill athletics program

Glenda Marshall

December 4, 2013


Filed under News, Sports

  New coaches, a new athletic director’s office and a new logo are among recent developments in Foothill’s first-ever athletics program, to begin next year.  Trustees of the Ventura Unified School District approved the new program last April after officials in the Channel League Athletic Association requested to en...

Brittany Richardson places high in National High School Goalball Championships

Brittany Richardson places high in National High School Goalball Championships

Rugile Pekinas

December 4, 2013


Filed under News, Sports

  Junior Brittany Richardson navigates the halls of Foothill, mind focused and cane in hand. At school, Richardson is one of the few visually impaired students on campus. Outside of Foothill, however, Richardson is known as a national goalball champion. Goalball, a sport specially creat...

Breaking: First four coaches hired for Foothill athletics program (UPDATED)

Breaking: First four coaches hired for Foothill athletics program (UPDATED)

Glenda Marshall

November 14, 2013


Filed under News, Sports

Updated: 11:48 EST  The first four athletic coaches in Foothill’s history have been hired to coach cross country, swimming, girls golf, and boys and girls tennis. Each will coach part-time and receive a stipend from the Ventura Unified School District based on years of experience and how many ...

Update: Foothill’s first athletes to get 20 new teams plus more choices, facilities, programs

Update: Foothill’s first athletes to get 20 new teams plus more choices, facilities, programs

Megan Kearney

November 14, 2013


Filed under News, Sports

  Foothill will welcome the first-ever “Dragon” athletes next year with the start of a new era of sports, and school staff and administrators are busy learning and explaining CIF policies, making decisions on facilities and creating a new student-athlete fitness and tutoring program. ...

Buena vs. Ventura Football Game (65 photos)

Buena vs. Ventura Football Game (65 photos)

Aysen Tan

November 2, 2013


Filed under Photo Gallery, Sports

In a decisive 31-0 victory , the Ventura High School Cougars cinched the CIF Channel League championship from their rivals, the Buena High School Bulldogs, this Friday. Credit: Aysen Tan/The Foothill Dragon Press...

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