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Boys’ Basketball advances to CIF quarterfinals with 72-63 win over Big Bear

Boys’ Basketball advances to CIF quarterfinals with 72-63 win over Big Bear

Abby Sourwine

February 18, 2018


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Sports

Foothill Technology High School’s students may have had the day off from school, but its boys’ basketball team still had work to do on Friday, Feb. 16. The Dragons faced the fourth ranked Big Bear Bears in the second round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division 5AA playoffs, and though they may have felt “jipped in th...

Girls’ soccer wins playoff game for first time in two years

Girls’ soccer wins playoff game for first time in two years

Nick Zoll

February 17, 2018


Filed under Girls' Soccer, Sports

https://vimeo.com/256181203   It was their first playoff appearance in two years. They had a first-year head coach. They were facing a team with significant momentum entering the game. The girls’ varsity soccer team may have had some of the odds stacked against them entering their firs...

Valentine’s Day victory for boys’ basketball means CIF advancement

Valentine’s Day victory for boys’ basketball means CIF advancement

Abby Sourwine

February 15, 2018


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Sports

https://vimeo.com/256027521   Wednesday, Feb. 14th: a day to celebrate Saint Valentine, the start of Lent, and, of course, Foothill boys’ basketball. The Dragons kicked off this year’s California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) run with a 76-39 home win against Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles in t...

Playoff Recap: Girls’ water polo has early exit in first round vs. Moorpark

Nick Zoll

February 15, 2018


Filed under Girls' Water Polo, Sports

Due to the Thomas fire and its resulting damage in the entirety of Ventura County, many high school athletic teams were limited in official team practices due to the hazardous quality of the air and other dangerous factors. The Foothill girls’ varsity water polo team found themselves among those affecte...

Girls’ basketball gets revenge on Senior Night

Girls’ basketball gets revenge on Senior Night

Jack Vielbig

February 4, 2018


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Sports

https://vimeo.com/254071537   Thursday, Feb. 1 was a special evening for the Foothill Tech girls’ basketball team, as it marked the last home game of the regular season and a chance for redemption against a team that had previously defeated them. On a night that was reserved for honoring s...

Super Bowl LII: Worldwide storylines and local stances regarding “Super Sunday”

Super Bowl LII: Worldwide storylines and local stances regarding “Super Sunday”

Nick Zoll

February 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

The 52nd installment of arguably the most popular sporting event worldwide has arrived. This year’s Super Bowl, also referred to as the championship game of the National Football League (NFL), features the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots. The game on Feb. 4, 2018, will be a rematch fr...

Abby Bova: Stat-stuffing student-athlete

Abby Bova: Stat-stuffing student-athlete

Jack Vielbig

February 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

In the wake of the 2018 Oscar Nominations, the Foothill Technology girls’ basketball team is looking like a favorite for Best Director under the leadership of a junior who has taken her game to the next level this season. Team Captain Abby Bova ‘19 has been running the show for the Dragons this year, ...

Girls’ water polo records pivotal league win against Malibu, 8-6

Girls’ water polo records pivotal league win against Malibu, 8-6

Nick Zoll

February 1, 2018


Filed under Girls' Water Polo, Sports

As the girls’ water polo team prepared for their matchup against the Sharks of Malibu High School on Wednesday, Jan. 31, they had not forgotten what had transpired exactly two weeks before. On Jan. 17, Foothill had traveled to Malibu to take on their league opponents, but came up short in a loss. ...

Boys’ soccer gains redemption against St. Bonaventure during Home Week

Boys’ soccer gains redemption against St. Bonaventure during Home Week

Katie Denger

January 28, 2018


Filed under Boys' Soccer, Sports

The Foothill boys’ soccer team beat the St. Bonaventure Seraphs 3-0 on Thursday, Jan. 25. Jacob Girardot ‘20 stated that the team “controlled the middle really well” and “they were solid on defense.” Additionally, Max Turville ‘21 thought that one of the team’s strengths was “win...

Girls’ soccer dominates Malibu 6-0 with strong second half

Girls’ soccer dominates Malibu 6-0 with strong second half

Maddie Ozbourn

January 26, 2018


Filed under Girls' Soccer, Sports

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, in Foothill Tech’s girls’ soccer game against the Malibu Sharks, the Dragons “controlled the pace” and “possession of the game,” according to coach Jack Craig. Although neither team scored in the first half, as the sun set and the lights began to show brighter on th...

Girls’ water polo crushes Carpinteria 14-1 in first home game

Girls’ water polo crushes Carpinteria 14-1 in first home game

Nick Zoll

January 26, 2018


Filed under Girls' Water Polo, Sports

https://vimeo.com/252730887   The girls’ varsity water polo season started on Nov. 29, 2017, with their first game being played at Camarillo High School. It would be a little under two months before the Dragons could play in front of their home crowd. On Wednesday, Jan. 24, the girls got t...

Girls’ basketball coasts to win over Cardinals, 59-28

Girls’ basketball coasts to win over Cardinals, 59-28

Jack Vielbig

January 24, 2018


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Sports

Following a dominant victory over La Reina High School on Thursday, Jan. 18, Foothill Tech’s girls’ basketball team kept on rolling as they took on the Santa Paula Cardinals at home on Tuesday, Jan. 23. With a balanced team scoring effort, the Dragons mowed down the Cardinals in a 59-28 victory. Abby Sourwine ‘19 wo...

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