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

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Glenda Marshall

January 18, 2014

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

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

  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

Junior Brittany Richardson is working her way towards being a professional goalball player. Credit: Kazu Koba/The Foothill Dragon Press

Rugile Pekinas

December 4, 2013

  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

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

Next year will start a new era at Foothill with athletics starting. Photo Illustration Credit: Aysen Tan/ The Foothill Dragon Press

Megan Kearney

November 13, 2013

  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 video

Buena vs. Ventura Football Game video

Bridget Parrino

November 2, 2013

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Buena vs. Ventura Football Game (65 photos)

Buena vs. Ventura Football Game (65 photos)

Aysen Tan

November 2, 2013

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...

Ventura Cougars conquer Buena Bulldogs for fourth year in a row (65 photos, video)

Ventura Cougars conquer Buena Bulldogs for fourth year in a row (65 photos, video)

Bryn Treloar-Ballard

November 2, 2013

[embedvideo id="78441177" website="vimeo"] [dropcap size=dropcap]I[/dropcap]n 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. The game began with a moment of silence to honor Suzan...

PAAC debates decision to implement sports at Foothill

Sophomore Ben Limpich and VUSD superintendent Trudy Arriaga attend the PAAC debate on whether sports at Foothill will have a positive or negative outcome. Credit: Josh Ren/The Foothill Dragon Press

Kendelle Gallagher

May 17, 2013

Students filed into room I109 during Thursday's PAAC debate to argue whether or not offering sports at Foothill was ultimately a good decision, and the vast majority was against the change. The final tally for the debate showed that four were for the change, 12 were neutral on the matter, and about 3...

Stevens hired as Foothill’s first athletic director

P.E. teacher Emily Stevens was hired as Foothill's new athletic director for the 2014-15 school year. Credit: Aysen Tan/The Foothill Dragon Press

Glenda Marshall

May 17, 2013

In the coming years, Foothill will be experiencing big changes in its physical education department, and P.E. teacher Emily Stevens has been chosen to lead the revolution. Administration announced Tuesday that Stevens has been hired as Foothill’s first athletic director. Due to a unanimous decision...

Luke Ballmer: Sports at Foothill won’t work

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Luke Ballmer

April 25, 2013

As all non-subterranean Foothillians know, sports at Foothill were recently approved, or phased-in, but only in part, or in some way promised to be created at a future date. I’d ask all those who this affects to suspend our relative “Yay, sports!” and “Boo, sports!” reactions to this an...

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