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Swim & Dive finish season strong, earn titles during CIF week

Swim & Dive finish season strong, earn titles during CIF week

Abby Sourwine, Reporter

May 6, 2019

To see team scores, click here. To see individual scores, click here. “We earned a banner in the black box to celebrate our win,” Sydney Roman ‘19 said of the Foothill Technology High School 200 yard intermediate medley (IM) relay team, who took first place in their race on May 3 (1:51.96). Roman...

Boys’ golf snags second in Tri-Valley league finals

Boys' golf snags second in Tri-Valley league finals

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

May 3, 2019

Heading into the Tri-Valley League finals, the Foothill Tech boys’ golf team had its eye on taking down Saint Bonaventure, who Aidan Donnelly ‘20 described as the Dragons’ toughest competition in the league this year. Unfortunately, on May 2, Foothill fell just short to the Seraphs, taking home second pl...

Boys’ volleyball pummeled by Peninsula to conclude season

Stefan Fahr '19 and Logan Grenier '19 reach up to block the incoming ball.

Nick Zoll, Reporter

May 3, 2019

A sea of red was present at Cabrillo Middle School as the fans of the Foothill boys’ varsity volleyball team geared up for their team’s postseason opener. On April 30, the Dragons met their match in the first round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division III playoffs against th...

Recap: Baseball shut out on Senior Night by St. Bonaventure, 6-0

The ball launches from Charlie Montano's '19 hand on the pitching mound.

Nick Zoll, Sports Editor

April 23, 2019

For Foothill’s varsity baseball team, the afternoon of April 22 marked the final home game for the graduating class of 2019. Taking the field in front of their home crowd at Ventura College for the final time were the three Foothill seniors: Gage Corsi ‘19, Dillon Gallagher ‘19 and Charlie Montano...

Foothill swim comes in first place in league finals

Brandon Rodgers ‘22 is ready and in position for his race.

Katie Denger, Reporter

April 19, 2019

The Foothill Technology High School swim team made a splash at league finals for both boys’ and girls’ varsity at the Cate School pool on April 16 and 17. The girls came in first place with a score of 394 out of seven teams, followed by La Reina, Villanova Preparatory, Cate, St. Bonaventure, Gra...

Recap: Senior night sentiments overshadow softball’s 4-3 loss

Kat Tafoya '19 pitches a fast pace ball resulting in a strike.

Nick Zoll, Sports Editor

April 19, 2019

On April 18, the seven seniors of the softball team, bound to graduate in about two months, took the field for the final time in a Dragons’ uniform for a regular season home game. Senior Night, although resulting in a 4-3 Foothill loss at the hands of Santa Clara High School, provided much more than the game itself; posters of each senior decorated the fencing that surrounded the Ventura College...

Track and field sweeps the competition at 2019 Russell Cup

Nicholas Jordan '20 clears the cross-bar during boys' varsity pole vault.

Marin Valerio, Features Editor

April 16, 2019

Foothill’s track and field team swept their competition at the 100th annual Russell Cup on April 13. The team garnered enough points to win the meet’s “Grand Sweeps,” placing high in a variety of events. Events at this meet are slightly different from those at a typical track meet. Since it has been around for 100 years, the organizers want runners to be able to look back on scores f...

Boys’ tennis crushes Bishop Diego 17-1

Tomas Carrillo '20 and Shiv Bhakta '20 wait for their match.

Abby Sourwine, Reporter

April 13, 2019

Though the sun was blaring and the wind was blowing, the boys’ tennis team remained unfazed in their match against Bishop Diego on April 11. With the Cardinals down one doubles team, the Dragons already had a leg up, but it was talent and skill that led to a commanding 17-1 performance. Eesh M...

Boys’ volleyball edges over Cate on Senior Night

Stefan Fahr '19 and Logan Grenier '19 block the on coming ball.

Dylan Mullaney, Reporter

April 13, 2019

Queen’s ‘Under Pressure’ played through the gym as the Dragons took the court, and for four seniors it was possibly the last time they'll ever compete in their home gym at Cabrillo Middle School. Parent Jim Armstrong led the festivities to honor four seniors: Stefan Fahr ‘19, Bryce Gordon ‘19, Logan...

Foothill swim leaves St. Bonaventure drained after win in last home meet

Annika Arroyo '20 comes up for air as she turns down the lane.

Katie Denger, Reporter

April 11, 2019

The Foothill Technology High School Dragons competed against the St. Bonaventure Seraphs on April 10 at the Ventura Aquatic Center pool. Foothill went into the meet with confidence and light-hearted energy that matched the warm and sunny weather outside. The Dragons were victorious against the Serap...

Boys’ baseball blanked by Bishop Diego, 7-0

The baseball team lost to Bishop Diego Cardinals in a complete game shutout.

Nick Zoll, Sports Editor

April 11, 2019

On April 10, the boys’ varsity baseball team sought their first league win of the 2019 campaign, entering the contest with a record of 0-4-1 versus Tri-Valley League competition. Foothill was tasked with facing the Cardinals of Bishop Diego High School, who also held a 0-4-1 league record. Bishop Diego’...

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