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Pleasanton Preps: Complaints mean no more NCS events at Foothill stadium, for now

Original post made on Dec 6, 2021

When Campolindo walked out of Foothill with the NCS Division II championship on Nov. 27, the Cougars took not only the football hardware, but they also possibly took the hopes of Foothill to host any NCS events in their stadium.

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Posted by Anti racist
a resident of Ruby Hill
on Dec 6, 2021 at 6:26 pm

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Fix it, PUSD! Surely you’ve known about this issue with the Foothill field for years. It’s not Campolindo’s fault. You should have been planning how to finance the upgrades all these years that you’ve known about the problem.

Posted by Get the Facts
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 7, 2021 at 5:53 pm

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The paving of that road could have, and should have, happened long ago. There is another road south of the stadium, going from the parking lot past the tennis courts, which is paved and at a lesser slope, why is this not considered?

Let's keep in mind that NCS is looking out for no one but themselves, and I have plenty of examples. My favorite is from 2009. The Amador and Foothill boys water polo teams both qualified for NCS, and were playing each other in the first round. NCS, in all of their wisdom, placed the game in Pinole. Not at Amador or Foothill, not at the Pleasanton aquatic center or some other local neutral site, no, in the heart of the recession NCS asked that these players and families travel over an hour (due to traffic) when I'm sure either team would have been happy to host. Thank you NCS.

Dennis, maybe do a story on this, on the craziness of NCS choices.

Posted by Lynn
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 8, 2021 at 8:35 am

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Dennis Miller acts as if Campolindo is causing the known problems at Foothill High School. ADA is to provide access to all. If PSUD and the principal of FHS don't think they need to fix the field and facilities for safety and ADA, shame on them! Don't blame a visiting team.

Congratulations to NCS for insisting ADA is implemented! Let everyone enjoy FHS when it's fixed - not just those on the field. Don't you want all family members to be able to spectators without having to make a fuss that FHS is not safe for them so they stay home? I am guessing people over the years have made comments/complaints and that FHS ignored them. Thank you, Campolindo, for stepping up! People listen better to outsiders especially since NCS is putting down their foot.

Posted by Kevin
a resident of Castlewood
on Dec 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm

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Posted by Name hidden
a resident of Castlewood

on Dec 9, 2021 at 8:10 pm

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Posted by Fifty Years Here
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Dec 9, 2021 at 9:42 pm

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I understand ADA laws are to make everything accessible to those with disabilities. But to be fair to Foothill, the stadium there is one of the few where people with walkers or wheelchairs enter at the top level where viewing the game is much better than at field level, or the lowest level.

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