The dirt leveled out, bases set up and the line up in place. As the girls warm up their arms, they get into the zone to beat their opponent.The softball team finished 9-10 last season with plans to continue a winning season this year. Two seniors lead the team, Macie Thompson and Alina Davila as they both played softball in past years.
With the 2019 tennis season in full swing, senior Alex Rurik prepares for one final run at a valley championship. After falling one match short from the title a year ago, Rurik’s appetite for the title has exponentially increased. Rurik’s tennis career began in 7th grade. He participated because his friends were playing, and they helped him quickly become an excellent player.
As school season winds down and students get in the habit of kicking back and relaxing, some choose to rise above. Senior Bethany Pouliot starts her second year on the Fresno Christian track team and excels in both her abilities and strengths.
Inspired by those who dedicated time helping him build his career, campus alumnus Jarrod Markarian, ‘17, invests his time mentoring current Feather video journalists. Returning to his high school alma mater, Markarian teaches video students on The Feather and uses situations from his past to help them be successful.
As the days grow warmer and the tennis season reaches its midpoint, Reese Brown, ‘19, continues to lead the campus team towards playoffs in his final chance at winning a championship. With the leadership of four other seniors on the team and a young core with playoff experience, Brown now believes that the team is capable of winning it all this year.
While always pointing out details and appreciating things most children would not even notice, Joshua Savage has always had an artist’s eye according to mother Marylou Savage. Loving art from an early age and enjoying how many parts make up a masterpiece, Savage learned to draw with very little help. Attending Fresno Christian since kindergarten, Savage is known as a lifer on campus. Savage only took the usual art classes that FC provides including Art one, two and three. As Savage’s interest in art furthered his skills he explains how art intrigues him and what he loves most about it, including his favorite medium of art.
With the 2019 tennis season beginning, senior John Monke prepares for one final run at a Valley championship. After coming one match away from the title a year ago, Monke aims to avenge this loss and complete his senior season with a Valley title.
Whether from a break away, set piece or cross, striker Rylee Schwab, No. 17, has put the ball in the net 45 times this season (Jan. 30). As a sophomore, she scores more than half of the Eagle's goals, and has earned 25 more than the next highest scorer in the division.
After working in the library for 31 years, Lin Brown continues to contribute to the school through her job as librarian and teacher. Brown graduated from Sierra High School in 1963 and went to Fresno City College to get her degree. She transferred to Fresno State, graduating with a B.S. degree in Child Development and a minor in Sociology.
Along with her love for fashion, Emerian always enjoyed using her words to express herself. In school, writing intrigued her more than other subjects. During her senior year of college, she received a job at The Armenian Mirror-Spectator, a weekly newspaper in Boston.