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.

Ronnie Peterson shares high hopes for last baseball season

By |2019-08-15T14:59:22-07:00May 7th, 2019|Athletics, Feature Podcast, Spring|

Ronnie Peterson expresses a long fed fire for the game of baseball. At the age of five, Peterson’s grandfather encouraged him to take part in T-ball. Now as a senior, Peterson aspires to do his very best to improve as a player.

Tennis team defeats Caruthers, wins 2019 Valley championship

By |2019-09-15T16:48:35-07:00May 7th, 2019|Athletics, Spring|

Cheering crowds followed the team as they sprinted onto the tennis courts. Hugs and cries of “Let’s go!” signified the crowning of the Fresno Christian Eagles as 2019 Valley champions. The seniors on the squad finished their career as winners and avenged their loss from the previous season. With a final score of 5-4, the FC tennis team clinched the Valley title against the Caruthers Blue Raiders, May 7. This is the first boys title since 2000. The previous team to win, led by coach Allen Tong, won five titles in seven years, first in 1994, then a four-year stretch from 1997-2000. This period of winning became known around campus as the “Tong Dynasty".

COLUMN: Richie Cortez seeks professional sports journalist advice

By |2019-09-25T09:26:36-07:00May 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. 

Three-sport athlete, Aaron LaCroix, leads team via passion, work ethic

By |2019-05-08T12:45:56-07:00May 6th, 2019|Athletics, Home Feature 2, Profile, Spring|

As the baseball season heads into full swing, senior Aaron LaCroix gears up for his last sports season of his high school career. As a three-sports varsity athlete, LaCroix hopes to bring his athletic ability onto the baseball diamond for his final season of high school sports.LaCroix has been playing sports at Fresno Christian for four years, beginning his sports season with football. Coaching him three out of his four years, Russ Counts explains what he admires about Aaron and why he will be missed on next year’s team.

RECAP: Seniors honored at FC baseball and softball senior nights

By |2019-05-13T17:02:08-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Athletics, Home Feature 2, Spring|

Family, friends, coaches, the baseball and softball teams recognized their seniors at the varsity baseball and softball senior night, May 2. Both teams won their home games: Baseball, 28-2, and softball, 11-1, against Laton High School. During baseball, The Eagles dominated their game from start to finish. Freshman Soren Sobrado led the team in batting with five base appearances, four at-bats, four runs, three hits, and two runs batted in. The pitching squad included seniors Sam Cross, Ronnie Peterson, and Anthony Lonardo.

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.