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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...

Girls’ soccer ousts Grace Brethren on Senior Night

Dragons jump into the air to fight for the ball.

Nick Zoll, Sports Editor

January 29, 2019

For four members of the girls’ varsity soccer team, the evening of Jan. 28 marked the final regular season home game of their high school career. On Senior Night, the team’s four seniors (Angie Albarran ‘19, Cami Becker ‘19, Alyssa Elias ‘19 and Marina Peacock ‘19) were celebrated in a pre-game...

Girls’ water polo is victorious against Malibu sharks

Giovanna Postma 20' defends opponent.
Credit: Muriel Rowley / The Foothill Dragon Press

Katie Denger, Reporter

January 24, 2019

The sun shone brightly on the Ventura Aquatic Center pool as the Foothill girls’ water polo took down the Malibu High School Sharks on Jan. 22. The final score was 11-6 in favor of the Dragons. The match began with a quick goal from Malibu that transpired following a pass from the Sharks’ right side of the pool. The Sharks continued to knock on the Dragons’ door, as they were able ...

Boys’ Basketball: senior night brings “good win” over Bishop Diego (73-27)

Justin Razo '21 holds his form after shooting a free throw. Credit: Abby Sourwine / The Foothill Dragon Press

January 24, 2019

“Tonight is a special night,” fan and announcer Jill Vallance ‘20 spoke into the microphone. “We will take a moment to honor our senior boys’ basketball student-athletes and their loved ones for their dedication and commitment,” she said. Jan. 23 marks the last guaranteed home gam...

Girls’ soccer tops La Reina in a 4-0 shutout

Head coach Jack Craig talks to the girls prior to the game. Credit: Ethan Crouch / The Foothill Dragon Press

Dylan Mullaney, Reporter

January 16, 2019

On the evening of Jan. 14, the Dragons didn’t let the rain deter their spirits and came out to play an energetic and physical game against the La Reina Regents. Head coach Jack Craig felt that this was an important win because “we were both undefeated in league, so the fact that we were able to j...

Boys’ basketball endures 79-62 loss to St. Bonaventure

A player from St. Bonaventure sticks their arm in the way of Bodhi McDonald ‘20; McDonald continues in his effort to score a basket. Credit: Ethan Crouch / The Foothill Dragon Press

Nick Zoll, Sports Editor

January 13, 2019

Green and gold meshed with red and black highlighted a packed gymnasium for an anticipated Friday night showdown between two league rivals. On Jan. 11, the Foothill boys’ varsity basketball team played host to the visiting Saint Bonaventure Seraphs at Ventura College. The Dragons kept up with the Sera...

Boys’ Soccer loses first home game vs. Grace Brethren

Dragons celebrate after scoring the first goal of the game. Credit: Jason Messner / The Foothill Dragon Press

Katie Denger, Reporter

January 10, 2019

On the evening of Jan. 8, the Foothill boys’ varsity soccer team lost their match against Grace Brethren with a score of 3-1 due to missed opportunities and unfortunate mistakes in the defense. Despite this, the Dragons never stopped creating their opportunities, allowing the team to keep the game...

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