This article is the second of the new series entitled "Sports Records". For the last article, read Sports Records Series: Soccer. Follow The Feather for more articles in the series as they are published. The sound of the net swishing and the squeaking of shoes on the court echo in the gym as the basketball players compete to surpass records before them. With both boys and girls basketball teams competing in the East Sierra League, they strive to earn the valley champions title and succeeded in doing so.
The ball is kicked, and player after player breaks school records, both as a team and as individuals. Moving into the East Sierra League for the first time, the boys and girls teams competed to earn the Valley Champions title.
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.
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 [...]
Cleats laced up, shin guards on, and legs warmed up, ready to conquer the field. The freshly cut grass levels the field with the newly painted boundary lines ready to hold the game. The varsity girls soccer team practices almost everyday after school, rain or shine. With a record of 9-0 in the East Sierra League this season, the Eagles are on their way to the Valley championship game at Golden Valley High School against Arvin High School, Feb. 22. The girls team made it to the Valley championship game last season as well, but lost to Rosamond High School, 1-0, as the final result.
For the first time in FC history, all campus winter sports teams won their respective league championship in the East Sequoia League. However, this is not the only success occurring within the surrounding community. The Fresno State Bulldog men's basketball team currently boasts a 19-6 overall record and are making noise in the Mountain West Conference. At 10-3 in league play, the Bulldogs sit tied for second with Utah State behind No. 7 Nevada.
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 [...]
Last February, alumnus Julian Castro, ‘17, and I ventured from the Central Valley to the California coast to cheer on one of our favorite professional sports teams, the Vegas Golden Knights, as they took on the San Jose Sharks at the SAP Center. At the time, Vegas was a few months into their inaugural season, yet they sat in second for total points in all the NHL.
The Fresno Christian boys basketball team have taken a new step in their program. With the big guys and sharp shooters on the court the boys are ready to make a statement heading into league. With head coach Jon Penberthy leading the way for the boys, they condition and scrimmage to prepare for league play. [...]
The Fresno Christian girls basketball team are ready to take on league. Lead by head coach Robert Foshee the girls are heading to league looking to improve from their previous 7-20 season record. The girls work hard and show their heart on the court this season. https://www.canva.com/design/DADLw7fiGig/view For more on campus winter athletics, visit the [...]