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Wrap-up: Malibu defeats boys’ water polo 5-17

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Joshua Modglin

October 29, 2014

The varsity boys’ water polo team played Malibu High School today at the Ventura Aquatics Center, and lost with a final score of 5-17. Senior and team captain James Florez scored two goals; junior Mitchell Caldwell, senior Colin Brown, and freshman Kevin Waechter each scored once. Goalie Paul Byrne...

Wrap-Up: Foothill girl’s volleyball defeated by Carpinteria

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Aniah McKenzie

October 28, 2014

The girls’ varsity volleyball team played against Carpinteria High School, losing 0-3. They competed on home ground, Cabrillo Middle School. The match scores were 16-25, 13-25, and 20-25. Coach Chip Tarleton believes the team is still having many of the same problems as in previous games. “Again, [w]e are still struggling with ...

Foreign exchange student plays for Foothill’s first tennis team

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Mallery Kinnun

October 26, 2014

German exchange student and Foothill senior Lea Menesklou is adapting to the American lifestyle. Menesklou first heard about the foreign exchange program through one of her teachers in Germany. Her interest grew as the teacher described the many experiences that kids can have through these programs. ...

Wrap-Up: Villanova defeats boys’ water polo 10-15

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Joshua Modglin

October 24, 2014

The boys’ varsity water polo team played Villanova Preparatory School Friday at their third home game of the season, and lost with a final score of 10-15. Junior Mitchell Caldwell scored three times and seniors Colin Brown and James Florez both scored twice. Senior Spencer Nichols, senior Simon Chr...

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

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Rugile Pekinas

October 24, 2014

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

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Aniah McKenzie

October 23, 2014

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

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Mallery Kinnun

October 23, 2014

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

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Aniah McKenzie

October 22, 2014

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

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Joshua Modglin

October 22, 2014

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

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Joshua Modglin

October 20, 2014

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

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Joshua Modglin

October 18, 2014

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

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...

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