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Softball begins season

Softball begins season

Madison Velez and Amanda Foglesong
March 21
Filed under Sports

With Spring season approaching, the Tribe’s softball team prepares and made qualifying for CIF a priority goal. Senior Mayara Encinas said her last season feels bittersweet. “I don't plan on playing in college, so there is a little part of me that is gonna miss it. but at the same time I know...

Boys Soccer kick-starts CIF

Boys Soccer kick-starts CIF

Drew Sodersquist, Staff Writer
February 17
Filed under Showcase, Sports

sThe boys soccer completed league (5-2-3) and will play in CIF for the first time in 2 years. They won last game on Feb. 9 at Sonora, 3-0. They placed second in league with an overall record of (12-6-3). Playing their first CIF game today, senior Juan Medina made his goal to get as high of a rank ...

Girls soccer makes CIF after seven years

Girls soccer makes CIF after seven years

Amanda Foglesong, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girls soccer (8-12-5) made it to CIF Feb. 9 after not making it for seven consecutive years. The Indians beat Sonora(10-12-1) with a (2-0) lead. Senior Bryanna Aviña said she felt the season went well. “ We accomplished a lot that we weren't able to do in past years.¨ The girl’s first roun...

Fullerton beats Troy with a final score of 33-24

Fullerton beats Troy with a final score of 33-24

Josh Hanson, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After 30 years, wrestling beat their rivalry, Troy, in a close match. Junior Jacob Romo set the Indians ahead with one pin in the first couple of matches. Senior Josh Fernandez lead his team, winning with a split. Fernandez said he felt emotional ending the match. “This one was for you guys....

Girls soccer team challenged by rain

Girls soccer team challenged by rain

Amanda Foglesong, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Due to the rainy weather, the Fullerton School District required all soccer programs to reschedule their games. ¨It has caused much chaos between games and all schools because we have to cram make up games before the cut off date for CIF, Feb. 9,¨ senior Bryanna Avina said. The soccer program ...

Fullerton snags victory over Troy

Fullerton snags victory over Troy

William Hollon, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last Friday Fullerton Boys Basketball faced off against cross-town rival Troy High School for the final time this season. The game started off slow for the Indians, down 7-0 in the opening minutes; with 3 minutes left to go in the second quarter Fullerton was down 26-10. However, The India...

Varsity boys soccer welcomes new goalie

Varsity boys soccer welcomes new goalie

Drew Soderquist, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys soccer coach George Shumaker brought up freshman Jayson Arnold from JV as the new varsity soccer goalie. Arnold stepped up to fill freshman Michael Fernandez’s position after he suffered from a concussion during their first league game against Buena Park. His teammates did not expect him to excel at...

Basketball overcomes captain’s injury

Basketball overcomes captain’s injury

William Hollon, Staff Writer
February 1
Filed under Showcase, Sports

During an away game at La Habra High School Jan. 20, senior point guard and captain Terry Kang suffered a hand injury during the beginning of the third quarter. “I suffered a hand contusion,” Kang said, thinking he had broken his hand. “I’m just lucky it wasn’t worse.” Senior teammate...

Girls water polo shocks Freeway League with victory over Sunny Hills

Girls water polo shocks Freeway League with victory over Sunny Hills

Kaya Ortega, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The FUHS girls varsity water polo team (2-1) surprised Sunny Hills and the rest of the Freeway league with a 7-5 win over the Lancers on Jan. 4. Going into the third quarter, the Indians were falling behind, but made a startling comeback in the second half. Top scorers included senior Lauren Brown,...

Powderpuff Football returns

Powderpuff Football returns

Amanda Foglesong and Madison Velez
December 7
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After many years without Powderpuff, it finally made a comeback at Fullerton High School. Junior and senior girls showed their excitement by signing up for Powderpuff. sixteen seniors and fifteen juniors participated in this year’s event. The event was held on Wednesday, November 30 at seven o’clock ...

Annual Boys’ Basketball Alumni Game

William Hollon, Staff Writer
November 19
Filed under News, School News, Sports

The annual Boys' Basketball Alumni Game will takes place tonight. Current students and graduated players of the FUHS varsity teams will play in a basketball scrimmage, beginning at 4 P.M. Tickets are $2 and anyone is welcome. The event will begin with current FUHS students playing a scrimmage agains...

FUHS Baseball and Softball annual Halloween game

FUHS Baseball and Softball annual Halloween game

Amanda Foglesong and Drew Soderquist
November 15
Filed under Sports

Hosting their first annual Halloween game, the FUHS softball team was influenced by the baseball team’s three year tradition. The game originated from assistant coach Mitch Petersen, who took inspiration from Whittier College’s baseball team that plays in costume each Halloween. Baseball’s hea...