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Varsity and JV Cheer harmonize

Varsity and JV Cheer harmonize

Caroline Lobel and Claire Zhang

October 26, 2017


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The football game was held at the DVHS Stadium on Friday, Sept. 29 against the Livermore Cowboys. JV cheered alongside Varsity from the beginning up until the end of halftime. This is the most special night for the cheer team. It’s the only time where both teams collaborate with each other because it’s ...

Football fumbles last four games against EBAL powerhouse teams

Football fumbles last four games against EBAL powerhouse teams

Sarah Kim and Elaine Park

October 26, 2017


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DV Football endured a tough losing streak across their past four games, including losses to powerhouse EBAL teams Livermore High School on Sept. 29, Monte Vista High School on Oct. 6, California High School on Oct. 13 and Foothill High School on Oct. 20. During DV’s Homecoming game on Sept. 29, D...

Women’s Tennis firmly cruises past Granada

Women’s Tennis firmly cruises past Granada

Taylor Atienza and Megan Tsang

October 26, 2017


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The Wildcats defended their undefeated record with a decisive victory over Granada on Oct. 3. The final match score was 9-0. The singles kept a firm grip on their competitors, not allowing Granada to win more than one game within a match. Granada’s Hana Lucero played DV’s No. 1 single, senior Ch...

Women’s Volleyball trounces Livermore but falls to Monte Vista

Anika Garg and Riya Bindlish

October 26, 2017


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DVHS Women’s Varsity Volleyball secured a strong victory (3-0) against Livermore High School on Oct. 5, but then closed the quarter with a 3-1 loss against Monte Vista on Oct. 12. Wildcats led with a strong start in the match against Livermore, getting up to 15-5 in the first set. The Wildcats m...

Cheer lights up stadium with Wildcat spirit

Caroline Lobel and Claire Zhang

September 28, 2017


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The DV Varsity Cheer team kicked off the first home game of the year with a lot of spirit to wake up the inner Wildcat of everyone in the crowd. Sept. 8 was Dougherty’s first home football game of the season and the cheerleaders couldn’t be more excited. The 24-member team was full of enthusiasm ...

Football recovers from losing streak with win against San Lorenzo

Elaine Park and Sarah Kim

September 28, 2017


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DV Football turned the tables at its most recent home game on Sept. 22 against San Lorenzo High School with a score of 22-21, despite previous losses against Las Lomas, Amador Valley and San Ramon Valley, with scores of 35-14, 33-0 and 56-0 respectively.   Dougherty Valley took their first league gam...

Men’s Water Polo earns second place at De Anza Invitational

Daniel Shen and Michael Han

September 28, 2017


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On Sept. 15-16, Dougherty Valley’s men’s varsity water polo team won three out of four games at the De Anza Invitational at Contra Costa College to completely turn around a 0-3 start to the season. Over the course of the tournament, the team only lost to Clayton Valley, defeating Pinole Valley, Capuchi...

DV Softball defeated in their rivalry match against Dublin

DV Softball defeated in their rivalry match against Dublin

Amanda Su and Karen Wang

May 31, 2017


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On May 11, 2017, the Dougherty Valley Varsity Softball Team lost their last game of the season in a tense rivalry match against the Dublin Gaels, 18-17. Before the game began, senior captains Julia Galloway and Karina Flores discussed their hopes and expectations going into the match, especially regardin...

Clare Shin, Dougherty’s Own Katniss Everdeen

Megan Tsang, News & Sports Copy Editor

May 26, 2017


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Like most Dougherty students, sophomore Clare Shin hopes to pursue a career in medicine. But, unlike most students, she’s also one of the best young archers in the nation. In 2015, she was ranked second in the nation for her age division after competing in the Easton Junior Olympic Archery Development (...

DV Swim makes their mark at leagues

Brandon Shi, Assistant Opinions Editor

May 26, 2017


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Dougherty’s Varsity Swim Team made a strong showing at their first league championship in the East Bay Athletic League (EBAL) with many swimmers qualifying for finals, warranting a positive outlook for the end of the 2017 season as the team moves on to NCS and states. The meet, which was held at the Rob...

Men’s Tennis qualifies for NCS at match against Amador Valley

Armaan Rashid and Arul Kirubakaran

May 26, 2017


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Despite a seemingly decisive 6-3 win, the Men’s Tennis team’s home victory over the Amador Valley Dons on Apr. 20, which qualified them for NCS championships, was not as clear cut as the numbers would suggest. “It was a very tough matchup,” said Men’s Tennis Coach Akshay Arora. “The scor...

Athlete of Interest: Lilly Mei

Andrew Chuang and Chuang

May 26, 2017


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Every day after school, junior Lilly Mei can be found with her heart racing, rhythmically pushing her oars stroke after stroke on the frigid blue-gray waters of the Oakland estuary. Mei is a dedicated athlete in the sport of crew — an Olympic sport with an extensive collegiate history, that is oft...

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