Athletics

Macie Thompson achieves school record 1,000 points

By |2019-02-13T10:51:20+00:00February 1st, 2019|Athletics, Home Feature 2, Winter|

The campus girls basketball team beat Summit Charter, 63-33, Jan. 29. During the third quarter, senior Macie Thompson scored her 1,004th point of her high school basketball career. Thompson joins Kara Torchia (Ettner), '02, and Larissa Hensley, '09, as the only girls in school history to earn 1,000 career points. In addition to being a captain on the team and an FC lifer, Thompson sings on the worship team and ensemble. She also serves as an older sister for the campus’ Sister-to-Sister program and co-leads T.E.A. Talks. Except for 7th grade, due to a broken arm, Thompson has been playing the game of basketball since 5th grade.

Cheer team prepares for FCC West Coast National Championships

By |2019-02-01T11:47:06+00:00February 1st, 2019|Athletics, Top 5, Winter|

“So before next week we have to make sure that our timing and our execution is right on point,” Villines said. “The coaches and I have so much faith in this team and I believe without a shadow of a doubt that they’re going to come out strong. I’m extremely proud of them. We had a couple of wobbles but other than that I am extremely confident heading into next week's competition.”

Jacob Scully leads soccer team at new school

By |2019-01-30T09:29:06+00:00January 30th, 2019|Athletics, Home Feature 2, Profile, Winter|

Moving from Storm Lake, Iowa to Fresno, California, and arriving just before the start of the school year, senior Jacob Scully, captain of the boys soccer team enjoys his last year of playing high school soccer.

Brandon Brogan finishes out FC basketball career

By |2019-01-31T12:52:07+00:00January 29th, 2019|Athletics, Feature Podcast, Profile, Student Life, Top 5, Winter|

FCS lifer Brandon Brogan plays in his second and final year of basketball. Brogan is driven to push his teammates forward through the hard times of the season, aiming to run deep into playoffs. He started playing basketball for FC in elementary school, but took a break for soccer shortly after.

Freshman Tyus Parrish-Tillman tops national basketball leaderboard

By |2019-01-29T09:17:14+00:00January 28th, 2019|Athletics, Features, Profile, Top 5|

Late in the second quarter, Summit Charter's No. 23 drives down the lane, fakes left and jumps for the lay up. The ball leaves his hand, but the crowd erupts as No. 24 Tyus Parish-Tillman, '22, sends the ball in the opposite direction and starts a fast break for the Eagles.

Richie Cortez discusses FC basketball with captain Suky Cheema

By |2019-01-29T10:00:32+00:00January 25th, 2019|Athletics, FC Athletics, Home Feature 2, Winter|

The FC boys varsity basketball team was not off to a hot start at the beginning of the season. Going two for eight in the first part of the season, the varsity team is bouncing back with a nine-game winning streak. Coming off two huge wins against league opponent Laton and non-league opponent Riverdale, the eagles take on another league opponent, Jan. 25.

Promo: Campus cheer teams to compete in Clovis Pep Classic, Jan. 26

By |2019-01-24T22:54:07+00:00January 24th, 2019|Athletics, Promo, Top 5|

“I truly that the sport of cheer is the most important sport that a girl can do as far as growth,” Villines said. “It forces you to be out in front of a crowd and it forces you to make eye contact with people. You have to get over any shyness you have of performance. You have to be have confident enough to actually do the sport.”

Fikse gears up for final basketball season

By |2019-01-24T11:14:41+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Athletics, Home Feature 2, Profile, Winter|

As the court switches from volleyball to basketball, senior Julia Fikse shifts from one sport to the next. Coming out of a 13-2 record on the volleyball team, Fikse stays in the gym to help her basketball team play in the newly joined East Sierra League.

Super Bowl LIII anticipated to draw millions of viewers

By |2019-01-25T09:58:26+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Athletics, Feature Podcast, Winter|

As one of the most watched sporting events of the year according to History.com, the Super Bowl attracts millions of viewers each year and has only grown in popularity over its 52 championship games. History.com also records that Super Bowl Sunday ranks 2nd in US food consumption with Thanksgiving at 1st.

Track and field informational meeting held at lunch, Jan. 17

By |2019-02-08T17:01:00+00:00January 17th, 2019|Athletics, Winter|

After a record breaking season, track and a field aims to return in the spring stronger than before. The first track and field informational meeting for the 2019 season is planned for lunchtime in room 608, Jan. 17. Head coach Mick Fuller will continue his six year coaching streak and looks to build to his team. Interested students should attend the lunch meeting to learn more about the sport and receive practice and meet schedules.

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