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Girls’ soccer dominates Thacher 3-1 at home field

The sun set over the Ventura College stadium Tuesday night, illuminating the girls’ soccer team’s first league home game against Thacher School. The Dragons defeated the Toads 3-1, successfully kicking off their season. The sun set over the Ventura College stadium Tuesday night, illuminating the girls’ soccer team’s first league home game against Thacher School. The Dragons defeated the Toads 3-1, successfully kicking off their season. The first half started with Foothill kicking off the ball.
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E15M Day Two: Tearful funeral service concludes drunk driving simulation

Bagpipe music rung through the tension-filled air as juniors and seniors took their seats in the quad during the second day of the Every 15 Minutes simulation. Tuesday’s simulation included an emotional funeral service for the “deceased” students involved in the car crash the day before. Bagpipe music rung through the tension-filled air as juniors and seniors took their seats in the quad during the second day of the Every 15 Minutes simulation. Tuesday’s simulation included an emotional funeral
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E15M Day One: Car crash, “dead” students vividly paint dangers of drunk driving

At 8 a.m. on Monday, an announcement rang throughout the campus reporting the deaths of seniors Nicole Rockholt and Belen Brashears. After that first announcement, two more students were pronounced dead every 15 minutes for the rest of the school day. At 8 a.m. on Monday, an announcement rang throughout the campus reporting the deaths of seniors Nicole Rockholt and Belen Brashears. After that first announcement, two more students were pronounced dead every 15 minutes for the rest of the school
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Boys’ golf continues winning streak with best score of the season

As clouds gathered and a light shower began to fall on the Olivas Links Golf Course on Thursday, the Foothill boys’ golf team swung in their fifth consecutive league win of the season. With 434 strokes, the Dragons dominated Fillmore High School (510 strokes), Santa Clara High School (546 strokes), Santa Paula High School (548 strokes) and Carpinteria High School (553 strokes). As clouds gathered and a light shower began to fall on the Olivas Links Golf Course on Thursday, the Foothill boys’ go
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Girls’ water polo conquers all and makes history at CIF championship game 10-7 (video, 23 photos)

The stands at Irvine High School were filled to capacity Saturday as excited parents, peers, and spectators gathered under a stormy sky to watch the Foothill girls’ water polo team’s fight for the title of CIF Division VII champions. In their first inaugural year of sports, the Foothill Dragons took home the trophy against the Hillcrest Trojans with a score of 10-7. In the first quarter, Hillcrest dominated as the first point was made by the Trojans 15 seconds into the game. They continued to p
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Ventura defeats Buena and secures Channel League championship (35 photos, video)

Chants and colored powder filled the air as the full moon shone down upon the thousands of spectators gathered at Buena High School on Friday night to watch the rivalry football game between Buena and Ventura high schools. The Ventura Cougars defeated the Buena Bulldogs 52-13 at the championship game, continuing their five-year winning streak. The night began as Buena honored its football, band, and color guard seniors. The game started an hour later with Buena senior Hannah Martin performing t
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Girls' tennis team conquers in historic first match

The Foothill girls tennis team won their first match against St. Bonaventure High School on Tuesday, marking the first-ever victory for the school’s new athletics program and an invigorating start to the tennis season. The top nine of the 17 girls on the team were chosen to play. The eight remaining players posed as substitutes or cheered from the sidelines due to the CIF-mandated 30 day sit-out period. All three of the singles players, sophomore Anna-Kate Levesque, junior Lea Menesklou, and f
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Megan Kearney leads VHS track to new heights – The Foothill Dragon Press

For Foothill senior Megan Kearney, holding three Ventura High School varsity track records comes second to the accomplishments of her teammates. “Track is not an individual sport, as much as people think that it is. It’s really about the team,” Kearney said. “Without the team, there is no track.” Both Kearney and her team have achieved at the highest levels of track and field. Kearney currently holds a total of six records among the VHS track team: three “frosh-soph” records and three varsity.
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Foothill girls help lead Ventura basketball to CIF championships – The Foothill Dragon Press

The Ventura High School girls basketball team edged out Camarillo High School for the CIF-SS Division 1A championship last Saturday by eight points, with a final score of 59-51. Among the players on the victorious team were four Foothill students, including seniors Kayalin Akens-Irby, Natalie Smith, Cassandra McCambridge and sophomore Klio Matthews-Irby. For the athletes, the win was an otherworldly experience. “Winning CIF feels amazing because it reminds you how all the strenuous practices a
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Students’ digital footprints could be unearthed by colleges at application time – The Foothill Dragon Press

College application season is in full swing and high school seniors across the nation are pining to distinguish themselves in the hopes of impressing the schools of their dreams. But with the possibility of admissions officers now background checking their applicants, the bar has been set significantly higher. The possibility of colleges Google searching and Facebook profile checking has been discussed for quite some time but a recent press release by the Kaplan Test Prep proves the rumors rig