As a student who has been a lifer at Fresno Christian, one who has been at the school from kindergarten to 12th grade, I have fallen in love with the school and the culture here. Although small and sheltered, I feel that FC has been a great environment to grow in most aspects and especially faith. I have been readied and well equipped by my time and experiences here and await the next chapter of my life.
Snowflakes fell from the sky as the well rested students awoke from their deep sleep. Due to the blizzard that was approaching New York City, many of the activities planned for The Feather staff’s day was cancelled. The group had planned to take a ferry ride around the Statue of Liberty and visit the Tenement Museum in the lower East side of Manhattan. Instead, a last minute trip to Chelsea Market in the Meatpacking District.
The Eagles played their first game of the season against Coalinga High School in a league matchup, Feb. 28. The Eagles defeated the Horned Toads, 8-1, and are now 1-0 in league. With limited practices and the first game for the Eagles being a league game, they knew they had to come out strong and take a win. FC was still missing players due to basketball continuing through playoffs but still had enough players for a full ladder plus some.
The Eagles played the Caruthers Blue Raiders at home for senior night, Feb. 7. This was the second meeting between the two teams. The first match-up, the Eagles were defeated, 1-0. This time Caruthers defeated FC, 3-1.
Smartphone applications are a large part of a new technology’s success and a big contributing factor for purchasing a smartphone. Being able to respond to emails, call, engage on social media, and relax are all applications connected to one device. Today most teenagers possess a smartphone whether it be from Apple, Android, etc., and certain applications are commonly found as favorites in this age group.
The Eagles faced off against the Riverdale Cowboys at home in the teams’ first match-up of the season, Jan. 27. FC defeated the Cowboys, 39-38. The first quarter began and the two teams were evenly matched. Neither the Eagles or the Cowboys could gain an advantage and the lead changed multiple times. However, both teams fought hard every minute of the game.
The Eagles faced off against the Riverdale Cowboys at home in the two teams’ first match-up of the season, Jan. 25. The Eagles were defeated by the Cowboys 3-1. FC was ready to play at home and were hoping for the win. After days of rain the sun was finally out and shining brightly on the players. The temperature was mildly warm and the field was a muddy arena for the two teams to battle on.
The Eagles traveled to Fowler to face off against the Redcats in the first matchup of the season between the two teams, Jan.19. Last time the two teams met the Eagles defeated the Redcats 3-1. This time the Eagles once again defeated the Redcats 2-1. Fowler was looking to redeem themselves after the last matchup loss to the Eagles and the Eagles were attempting to once again defeat the Redcats. The game started off in high intensity and had the fans on the edges of their seats.
Being successful in a small venue and hidden location for any restaurant is difficult. But House of Juju in Old Town Clovis takes these challenges and prospers through them. The restaurant is a family owned and run business that started in 2013. Julie and Scott Glenn, the owners, have a big family by birth, adoption, and foster care. The family enjoys loving and serving others.
The Eagles traveled to the coast to face the Coast Union Broncos in the last match-up of preseason games, Jan. 6. FC faced cool temperatures and a long drive and knew they had to muster up the strength to play a hard game.