Richie Cortez

Richie Cortez

About Richie Cortez

"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." - Charles R. Swindoll. Richard Cortez aspires to become a digital sports journalist and major in broadcasting/journalism. Cortez wants to travel the world after high school and possibly study abroad in Europe. This is his first year with The Feather Online and looks forward to giving all he has to offer to this program.

Ellie Scully reflects on softball’s bounce-back season

By |2019-06-14T12:39:04-07:00May 17th, 2019|Athletics, Home Feature 2, Spring|

The campus softball program has completely turned around this year. Going 1-21 overall during the 2017 season and 9-10 last season, the Eagles finished as undefeated East Sierra League champions with an overall record of 16-2. However, the Eagles season came to a close after losing in the second round of playoffs to Foothill,  5-1, May 9.

COLUMN: Richie Cortez seeks professional sports journalist advice

By |2019-05-07T18:11:08-07:00May 6th, 2019|Athletics, Column, Opinions, Spring|

The Feather Online traveled to Anaheim for the National High School Journalism Convention, April 25-27, with various sessions for students to go and learn. Over the next few days I was able to attend multiple sessions such as covering tragedy, covering controversy, some of our feather staffers sessions and succeeding in sports journalism. I was most eager to attend succeeding in sports journalism but had no idea what to expect. 

Baseball box scores 2019

By |2019-04-29T13:52:08-07:00April 29th, 2019|Athletics, Spring|

The Fresno Christian baseball season was ended last year with a loss in the first round of East Sierra League playoffs against the Roosevelt Rough Riders. The Eagles look to get back to the postseason coming off a record last spring, going 12-9 overall. With incoming freshmen catchers and pitchers, the boys look to grow and compete with new talent.

Boys tennis box scores 2019

By |2019-04-29T13:53:46-07:00April 29th, 2019|Athletics, Spring|

The Fresno Christian boys tennis team is determined to go deep in playoffs this season according to head coach Robert Foshee. Runners-up in the valley title last season, the Eagles look to return and successfully take the title this year. Last year the team went 9-3 in league play and 11-3 overall.  FC Boys Tennis Box Scores [...]

Softball box scores 2019

By |2019-04-29T13:54:48-07:00April 24th, 2019|Athletics, Spring|

The Fresno Christian softball team look to make a statement this year. Going 9-10 overall last season, the lady Eagles have put together a win streak and are heading into the new spring season undefeated. Coach David Davila returns to coach the team and looks to build on last year's experience.  FC Softball Box Scores [...]

Richie Cortez covers freshman no-hitter during first league game

By |2019-05-10T11:08:08-07:00April 11th, 2019|Athletics, Home Feature 1, Spring|

The Fresno Christian Eagles had their first East Sierra League game on April 29 at Summit Charter. The Eagles came in with a record of  9-4, hungry for their first league victory. Sam Swearingen, ‘22, threw for seven innings with seven strikeouts and no hits allowed, giving the Eagles their first league win and with a no-hitter. Fresno Christian shut out the Summit Charter Bears, 22-0, on the road making a statement for the rest of the league to see.

Golf box scores 2019

By |2019-03-15T10:39:01-07:00March 14th, 2019|Athletics, Spring|

The Fresno Christian golf team prepare to take it to the course and demonstrate their abilities and talents. Coach Brent Deffenbacher returns to instruct the now co-ed squad.  FC Gold Box Scores 2019 by Richie Cortez For more on campus spring athletics, visit the 2019 baseball, softball and boys tennis box scores. For more on [...]

Richie Cortez talks Mountain West basketball

By |2019-04-30T09:22:02-07:00February 27th, 2019|Athletics, Feature Podcast, Media, Winter|

This past week the Fresno State men’s basketball team went through some obstacles. Feather reporter Richie Cortez talks Bulldog basketball after the 'Dogs take on the Air Force Falcons, Feb. 20. Listen to his soundbite and radio broadcast and his thoughts after the game.

Girls soccer box scores 2018-’19

By |2019-02-23T10:09:22-07:00February 23rd, 2019|Athletics, Winter|

The Fresno Christian girls soccer team returns with determination after losing in the valley championship last year. Lead by head coach Matt Markarian hopes to have another deep run into playoffs this year. https://www.canva.com/design/DADLwkYjdlY/view For more on campus winter athletics, visit the boys basketball, girls basketball and boys soccer 2018 box scores. Box scores stats [...]

Boys soccer box scores 2018-’19

By |2019-02-16T09:01:58-07:00February 16th, 2019|Athletics, Winter|

The Fresno Christian boys soccer team look to make a statement this season. After a losing season last year, new head coach Ramon Del Campo changes the way the boys play the game. The squad looks forward to league games beginning in January. With a new coach and a different mindset, the team's motto for [...]