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Women’s Water Polo concludes season against EBAL rival California

Sneha Cheenath, Harshita Neralla, and Mahika Arya

November 29, 2019

On Oct. 24, Women’s water polo ended their season with an intense game against the California High School Grizzlies, reaching a final score of 8-2 in Cal’s favor, despite playing excellently. The cool fall wind blew the orange-red leaves, creeping behind the onlookers. The tension of the final...

Women’s tennis furthers their great season with wins against Crandelet and Dublin

Aria Khalique, Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

Women’s tennis prevails against Monte Vista 6-3 on October 24 and Carondelet 9-0 on October 31, demonstrating their consistency throughout their season.   DV tennis has been dominating their season due to a strong mental game and consistent hard-hitting shots. They have worked their way up to ...

DV Women’s Wrestling challenges gender norms in school sports

Sanjana Ranganathan, Opinions Editor

November 12, 2019

Started three years ago, Dougherty Valley High School houses the only female wrestling team in the school district; it has grown rapidly since then and continues to challenge social  and gender norms. The girls’ team at DVHS is not only unique for the very fact that it is the only girls’ team...

DV Men’s Water Polo struggles against league powerhouses

DV Men’s Water Polo struggles against league powerhouses

Sneha Cheenath and Harshita Neralla

November 4, 2019

Dougherty Valley Men’s Water Polo lost to the Foothill High School Falcons after a neck-to-neck game on Sept. 26. Seconds after the first quarter began, Foothill scored the first goal, showing off their remarkable offense. The Wildcats’ defense failed to keep up with the speed of the Falcons’...

Women’s Water Polo loses three games against powerful defenses

Women’s Water Polo loses three games against powerful defenses

Mahika Arya and Sneha Cheenath

November 2, 2019

Women’s Water Polo lost three of their last home games: 12-4 against Mission San Jose on Sept. 17, 23-2 against Foothill on Sept. 26 and 18-1 against Amador Valley on Oct. 10. The Sept. 17 game began with a penalty shot for MSJ, which was blocked by junior goalie Abigail Bradford but was promptly f...

DV Football crushed by Amador Valley Dons in Homecoming game

Sneha Cheenath, Sports Editor

November 1, 2019

On Oct. 3, Amador beat Dougherty 56-7 during the Homecoming game, but the Wildcat spirit of the crowd never lapsed.  The first quarter started with Amador running into the end zone from 45 yards away.  They attempted a two-point conversion, but DV senior Josh Downton tackled their runner, ending their pl...

Women’s Tennis continues strong season with wins against Monte Vista and Cal

Aria Khalique, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

DVHS Women’s Tennis continues its great season with wins against Monte Vista 6-3 and Cal 6-3 through a consistent and resilient mental game.  Women’s Tennis played an away game against Monte Vista on Sept. 24.  Senior co-captain Mahek Karamchandani and junior Shweta Srinivasan won their double...

Foothill Falcons’ Men’s Water Polo defeats Wildcats

Harshita Neralla, Social Media Editor

October 9, 2019

Dougherty Valley Men’s Water Polo lost to the Foothill Falcons after a neck-to-neck game on Sept. 26.  Seconds after the first quarter began, Foothill scored the first goal, showing off their remarkable offense. The Wildcats’ defense failed to keep up with the speed of the Falcons’ offense as ...

Women’s Water Polo succumbs to Foothill Falcons

Sneha Cheenath, Sports Editor

October 4, 2019

DV Women's Water Polo was soundly defeated 23-2 in a home game against Foothill on Sept. 26.  The first quarter began with an attempted goal from each side. The goalies blocked both shots, but Foothill scored soon after. Then, the Falcons got four consecutive goals, scoring one by rapidly swimmin...

Women’s Tennis triumphs over San Ramon in the home opener

Women’s Tennis triumphs over San Ramon in the home opener

Aria Khalique, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Dougherty Valley Women’s Tennis maintained a strong mental game to edge a win against San Ramon Valley High School 5-4 and displayed consistency to defeat Foothill 8-1 in their first two home game of the season.  Women’s singles won four out of their six matches against SRV. Senior co-captain Jasmi...

Dougherty tackles Lowell for their first win

Dougherty tackles Lowell for their first win

Caroline Lobel and Harshita Neralla

September 23, 2019

The Wildcats won their first home game of the season against the Lowell Cardinals with the score of 38-0 on Friday, Sept. 6. The first quarter began slowly with strong defense from both sides. Lowell’s defense overpowered Dougherty’s offense as both teams aggressively fought over the ball, leading to a ...

DV Football falls to Concord

DV Football falls to Concord

Sneha Cheenath, Sports Editor

September 21, 2019

The Wildcats lost their first game of the season against Concord, with a final score of 14-0. The first quarter began with Concord powering to the 40-yard line. Through a multitude of plays, Concord got to 20 yards. Then, senior running back Jack Varni was able to seize the ball, and moved Concord...

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