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Foothill swimming’s first home meet win sparks excitement for 2019 season

Brandon Rodgers ‘22 swims with speed down his lane.

Katie Denger, Reporter

February 28, 2019

A light mist fell upon the Ventura Aquatic Center pool and the Foothill Technology High School swim team as they competed against Cate High School in their first home meet of the season on Feb. 27. The varsity boys defeated Cate with a score of 98-59 and the girls were even more successful, beating the...

Sport Time with Sam Bova Episode 1: Boys’ Golf

Sport Time with Sam Bova Episode 1: Boys' Golf

Sam Bova, Writer

February 27, 2019

In attempts to see how I fare at each spring sport that Foothill has to offer, I'll be participating in the different sports for the first time over the next few weeks. The sports offered are baseball, beach volleyball, boys' golf, boys' tennis, boys' volleyball, softball, swimming and track and field....

Playoff recap: Girls’ basketball falls in quarterfinals 51-48

Playoff recap: Girls' basketball falls in quarterfinals 51-48

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

February 14, 2019

As usual, the Foothill Tech girls’ basketball team kept the fans on the edge of their seats until the sounding of the final buzzer. Taking on the top-seeded Lakeside Lancers, the Dragons faced their toughest opponent of the season in the quarterfinals of the California Interscholastic Federation (...

Playoff Recap: Girls’ basketball wins 48-32, advances to quarterfinals

Playoff Recap: Girls' basketball wins 48-32, advances to quarterfinals

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

February 10, 2019

Traveling to the El Dorado gym, the Foothill Technology girls’ basketball team took on the Golden Hawks in their second-round California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) matchup on Feb. 9. In a defensive slugfest, the Dragons prevailed 48-32 over El Dorado, advancing themselves to the quarterfinals.     FTHS WON!!!! 48-32! On to Quarterfinals on Wed at home at 7:00! Abigail Sourwine 14pts/5rebs/2bl, Ann...

Playoff Recap: Boys’ basketball season ends at hands of No. 2 Providence (84-45)

Playoff Recap: Boys' basketball season ends at hands of No. 2 Providence (84-45)

Abby Sourwine, Reporter

February 9, 2019

“It feels like just yesterday [that] I was a freshman showing up at the tryouts,” Nate Bova ‘19 said, “and just like that it’s all over.” On Feb. 8, the Foothill’s boys’ basketball team made the journey to Providence High School in Burbank, California, to face the number two seed in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division IV playoffs. Foothill, by compar...

Playoff Recap: Girls’ water polo finishes season with 14-6 CIF loss

Playoff Recap: Girls’ water polo finishes season with 14-6 CIF loss

Katie Denger, Reporter

February 9, 2019

On Feb. 7, the Foothill Technology High School girls’ water polo team competed in the second round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoffs. The Dragons eventually faced the end of their season with a 14-6 loss against the Glendora High School Tartans. Head coach Victoria Lee...

First round, first win for girls’ basketball in CIF playoffs

Cydnie Gutierrez '19 dribbles the ball.

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Girls' Basketball's first round of CIF from The Foothill Dragon Press on Vimeo.   Following a devastating California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship loss last year, the Foothill Technology girls’ basketball team embarked on their 2019 journey for playoff payback on Feb. 7, t...

Players heartbroken after 3-2 defeat ends girls’ soccer CIF run

In the team's last attempts to score, Alyssa Elias '19 receives a free kick just outside the goal box.

Dylan Mullaney, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Girls' CIF soccer game from The Foothill Dragon Press on Vimeo.   The game wasn’t any different. There were still two 40-minute halves and 11 girls on the field. Even their home turf, the Ventura College stadium, was the same. But on Feb. 7, there was much more on the line for the Dragons. They had a strong run in league play, finis...

Late-game heroics help girls’ water polo advance to second round of CIF playoffs

Annika Arroyo '20 pulls her arm back to throw the ball past a line of Monrovia players.

Nick Zoll, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019

The Foothill girls’ varsity water polo team and the Wildcats of Monrovia High School found themselves fighting for their playoff lives on Feb. 5. With a spot in the second round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division V tournament on the line, the two teams met at the Ventura Aquati...

Boys’ soccer finishes season with a 2-0 loss to Santa Clara

Calvin Turville '19 jumps to head an incoming ball.

Katie Denger, Reporter

February 1, 2019

Boys Soccer Senior Night from The Foothill Dragon Press on Vimeo. On Jan. 30, the Foothill varsity boys’ soccer team was defeated in their last game of the 2019 season. They faced off against Santa Clara High School for their Senior Night match, but the final score was 2-0 in favor of the Saints. The Dragons started with the ...

Girls’ water polo edged by Villanova in Senior Night match

The girls' water polo team on Senior Night. Credit: Katie Denger / The Foothill Dragon Press

Katie Denger, Reporter

January 31, 2019

The Foothill Technology High School Dragons faced defeat in their last league game of the season after an additional four rounds of overtime. The Villanova Preparatory School Wildcats fought hard to conquer the Dragons and ultimately succeeded after a shot into the lower left corner during the secon...

Senior Night success for girls’ basketball, 65-46 over Lancers

Cydnie Gutierrez blows by Grace Brethren player Kayla Hernandez '19. Credit: Claire Renar / The Foothill Dragon Press

Jack Vielbig, Reporter

January 30, 2019

Over the past four years, head coach Jason Edgmond has built the Foothill Tech girls’ basketball program around a core group of seven girls that came to him as freshmen, looking to grow as players and help the school win games. Now seniors, Edgmond’s time with this “special group of talente...

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