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Senior Sreekar Vemula serves the birdie. //LUNA ASHEBIR

DVHS badminton team receives first funding from school district

Nayja Shah and Luna Ashebir May 25, 2023

Starting next spring season, the Dougherty Valley badminton team will receive a head coach stipend from the SRVUSD district. The team has not received any district funding since its founding in 2011,...

Mohit Sudhir at his Badminton senior night, along with friends showing their support.

“Not goodbye but rather see you later.”

Nishita Mukherjee, Managing Editor May 24, 2023

Next week, the Dougherty Valley graduating class of 2023 will walk across the graduation stage and say goodbye to high school forever. The seniors won’t only be saying goodbye to the people, but...

2022-23 DV varsity men’s basketball team wins their way to NCS, marking the farthest DV basketball has ever gone.

Recent wins change the game for DV sports

Saanvi Haridas, Features Editor May 22, 2023

Since Dougherty Valley was founded in 2007, students have been more academically inclined than athletically adept. Known for being notoriously bad at sports, DVHS receives open mockery for the school’s...

Donations rates for fall sports have exceeded winter sports every month this past year.

Low donation rates threaten the future of winter sports

Abby Kapur and Ella Shen May 9, 2023

This year, low donation rates among winter sports like basketball and wrestling have forced programs to cut down on competitions and coaching stipends.  Each DVHS sport requires funding for necessities...

DV Girls doubles prepare for their next shot.

The DV Badminton team aims to uphold its positive record this season

Luna Ashebir and Nayja Shah May 5, 2023

Starting strong with a 17-0 defeat of Quarry Lane on March 2, the Dougherty Valley (DV) Badminton team plans to keep winning. An angry chorus of footsteps sound the gym as the team starts practice off...

The Varsity Stunt captains pose for a trio picture post-meet.

The 2022-23 Varsity Stunt Team Captains reflect on their high-school career

Ananya Mukherjee and Anika Kodali May 5, 2023

Dougherty Valley’s 2022-23 varsity stunt team is headed by senior co-captains Caroline Hidde and Tori Garcia, and junior captain Emily Suliguin. Despite facing interruptions for two years due to COVID,...

Participants celebrate finishing the race with a group powder toss.

Track and field team throws Color Run fundraiser

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor May 2, 2023

The Dougherty Valley track and field team hosted the first-ever Wildcat Color Fun Run on Sunday, April 30. The Color Run raised funds for the track and field program and brought together families and...

Kimberly Wiese makes her international debut, representing Team USA in the Women 71kg class.

Kimberly Wiese represents Team USA’s Weightlifting Team

Emily Wong, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 26, 2023

Junior Kimberly Wiese represented Team USA, which placed second out of the 58 competing countries, at the 2023 International Weightlifting Federation Youth World Championships from March 25 to April 1...

The team warms up for the game against Monte Vista on April 21.

Boys lacrosse team welcomes newcomers

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor April 25, 2023

This season, around half of the athletes on the DVHS boys lacrosse team are new to the sport. In the team, which doesn’t have enough members to create varsity and junior varsity teams, all the newcomers...

Dougherty’s seniors competed in their last home meet against Dublin on April 18.

DVHS swim team highlights their seniors in final home meet

Anaisha Das and Neetra Chakraborty April 21, 2023

The DVHS swim team celebrated their seniors in a final home meet against Dublin High School on April 18, beating Dublin in their overall junior varsity and varsity scores.  As they competed in their...

Vemula prepares to serve in a doubles match against Dublin High.

DV’s badminton team leaves Dublin High in the dust

Nayja Shah, Staff Writer April 15, 2023

Dougherty Valley’s badminton team won 13-4 against Dublin High School on Thursday, April 13.   At all times throughout the evening, there were six different games being played simultaneously. These...

In the midst of issues with coaches, swim tryouts continue.

Swim tryouts glide by smoothly after tense coach issues are resolved

Neetra Chakraborty, Art & Graphics Editor April 12, 2023

Anxious and excited, DVHS students dove into the pool on Feb. 6, kicking off the swim season with a splash. This was the start of the three-day tryouts, during which swimmers would be tested on their technique,...

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