RichieCortez

Richie Cortez

About Richie Cortez

Richie Cortez aspires to become a digital sports journalist and major in broadcasting/journalism. His dream is to be apart of a televised sports talk/radio show and cover a World Cup game in the near future. In his second year with The Feather Online, he is willing to step out of his comfort zone and dive deeper into the stories that need to be heard.

Passions & Hobbies: Behind the scenes of Fresno Christian athletes

By |2020-05-13T12:33:17-07:00May 12th, 2020|Athletics, Column, Home Feature 1, Spring, Student Interest|

Although this may not have been the of the year students and faculty would have liked, there is a bright side to this pandemic. I have been making more time for things I love to do as hobbies. I’ve taught myself how to play worship songs on the guitar and the keyboard.  Many athletes have stories besides scoring a goal or throwing a no-hitter. As I was struggling to find stories and stick to my forte of writing about sports and athletes, I drew a blank. Many professional sports organizations have cancelled the rest of their remaining seasons or weren’t able to participate in a season at all. 

COLUMN: Richie Cortez, seniors discuss adjustments to ‘shelter-in-place’

By |2020-04-03T19:38:04-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Athletics, Home Feature 2, Spring|

The world experiences panic, disappointment and hope as COVID-19 infects 205 countries and territories worldwide. To many, the pandemic hints at the end of the world and others hunker down in their homes, enjoying a break from the workplace. Fresno joined the list of cities under a shelter-in-place mandate three weeks ago and students, workers and bosses are encouraged to adjust to this "new normal".

Boys tennis box scores 2020

By |2020-03-16T11:19:52-07:00March 13th, 2020|Athletics, Spring|

The 2020 Fresno Christian Eagles boys tennis team, are competing in the West Sequoia League, under the leadership of head coaches Daniel Jessing and Robert Foshee. The Eagles currently have a league record of 0-0 and overall record of 5-3. Boys tennis box scores will be updated weekly after every game. For in game updates, [...]

Baseball box scores 2020

By |2020-03-13T13:33:49-07:00March 13th, 2020|Athletics, Spring|

The 2020 Fresno Christian Eagles baseball team, are competing in the East Sierra League, under the leadership of head coach Noah Heinz. The Eagles currently have a league record of 0-0 and overall record of 5-2. Baseball box scores will be updated weekly after every game. For in game updates, follow and check The Feather [...]

Basketball defeats Fowler, wins Valley in 2OT thriller

By |2020-04-07T14:09:18-07:00March 6th, 2020|Athletics, Winter|

Eagles return to Selland Arena, bring home championship Sophomore Orion Tomlinson, center, led his team to its first Valley championship since 2012 with a win over Fowler, 76-73, Feb. 28.  At the sound of the final buzzer, the student section erupted. The wait was finally over. Though it took nearly [...]

Girls soccer box scores 2019-20

By |2020-03-02T12:11:01-08:00March 2nd, 2020|Athletics, Winter|

The 2019/20 Fresno Christian Eagles girls soccer team, are competing in the East Sierra league, under the leadership of head coach Matt Markarian. The Eagles currently have a league record of 6-0 and overall record of 22-2.  Girls soccer box scores will be updated weekly after every game. For in game updates, follow and check [...]

Boys basketball box scores 2019-20

By |2020-03-02T12:13:24-08:00March 2nd, 2020|Athletics, Winter|

The 2019/20 Fresno Christian Eagles boys basketball team, are competing in the East Sierra league, under the leadership of head coach Jon Penberthy. The Eagles currently have an overall record of 26-6 and finished with a league record of 10-0.  Boys basketball box scores will be updated weekly after every game. For in game updates, [...]

Girls soccer seals the deal, wins DV Valley championship

By |2020-02-26T13:33:55-08:00February 26th, 2020|Athletics, Winter|

For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Fresno Christian girls soccer team finished the year as CIF Central Section Division V Valley Champions. The squad defeated Kerman High School, 2-1, Feb. 21, winning the first FC girls Valley championship since 2001.

Boys soccer box scores 2019-20

By |2020-02-20T13:06:05-08:00February 20th, 2020|Athletics, Winter|

The 2019/20 Fresno Christian Eagles boys soccer team, are competing in the East Sierra league, under the leadership of head coach Adam Smith. The Eagles currently have a league record of 6-0 and overall record of 16-5. Boys soccer box scores will be updated weekly after every game. For in game updates, follow and check [...]

Dynamic underclassmen duo leads Eagle basketball into playoffs

By |2020-03-06T09:57:32-08:00February 18th, 2020|Athletics, Winter|

It's not everyday that freshmen and sophomores take on the role of varsity captain and starting player. For sophomores Orion Tomlinson and Tyus Parrish-Tillman, this was their journey. The 24/7 boys have helped the Eagles with an impressive season so far and led them to an undefeated league season, Feb. 6.