The Wildcat Tribune

Men’s Basketball rolls past Kimball

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

December 18, 2019

On Nov. 30, the Wildcats soundly defeated the Jaguars 85-37 in a home preseason game which they controlled from start to finish by an overall complete performance on both offense and defense.   The first quarter clearly set the tone for the game as Dougherty rushed to an early 29-10 lead. ...

Senior athletes commit to universities

Senior athletes commit to universities

Teju Anand, Assistant Photography Editor

December 16, 2019

Alyssa O’Brien Alyssa O’Brien, co-captain of the women’s varsity soccer team and midfielder of the women’s varsity lacrosse team, signed her national letter of intent on Nov. 14 committing to UC Santa Barbara. She will play D1 soccer at UCSB starting next fall. “I am really excited. ...

US Women’s National Team files lawsuit against US Soccer

US Women’s National Team files lawsuit against US Soccer

Aria Khalique, Staff Writer

December 14, 2019

In March 2019, the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) filed a lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), claiming that women were being paid less than their male counterparts for equal work. Though it has gained support from the public, the lawsuit has many complicati...

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...

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