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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...

Men’s Tennis shoots down Foothill Falcons

Men’s Tennis shoots down Foothill Falcons

Armaan Rashid and Arul Kirubakaran

March 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a tense, brutal matchup, Dougherty’s Men’s Tennis team shot down the Foothill Falcons 6-3 on March 14, continuing their 46-game winning streak and setting up the team for continued dominance through the rest of the season. DV’s formidable Men’s Tennis team traded up from the Diablo ...

Women’s basketball: Wildcats find their footing on foreign ground

Anumita Jain and Karen Wang

February 24, 2017


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It was Feb. 14, Dublin’s Senior Night. The Gaels’ gymnasium was decked out in posters of their players and a small yet formidable crowd of about 45 Gaels, equipped with red “Beat DV” shirts, posters, a reflective sheet meant to distract the Wildcats and dormant — but not for long — spirit...

Lady Wildcats soccer falls to Foothill Falcons

Andrew Chuang, Sports Editor

February 3, 2017


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On Jan, 12, the women’s soccer team was defeated by the Foothill Falcons due to weak defense displayed by the Wildcats. After losses in league games against California, Monte Vista and Carondelet, the Wildcats knew there were aspects of the game they needed to improve as soon as possible. “We nee...

Women’s Basketball defeated by San Ramon Valley Wolves

Karen Wang and Anumita Jain

February 3, 2017


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Despite a strong start, the Dougherty Valley Women’s basketball team lost against San Ramon Valley Wolves 50-41 in an away game on Jan. 10, breaking their winning league streak. The team was coming off of two league wins against California and Monte Vista with final scores of 55-52 and 57-51, resp...

Men’s Varsity Soccer achieves balanced record of 2-2 in first two league games

Ronit Kumar, Assistant Sports Editor

February 3, 2017


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On Dec. 20, 2016, the Wildcats soccer team sealed two victories against the California Grizzlies and the Monte Vista Mustangs due to outstanding leadership by senior and Captain Laith Jamil Anqud but fell to the San Ramon Valley Wolves and De La Salle Spartans because of the lack of communication. In their first leagu...

Volleyball Captain Cynthia Zhu sets team up for success

Isabel Ting, News Editor

January 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

After 24 high school volleyball games over the course of four years, senior player Cynthia Zhu has come a long way since freshman year. Starting off with zero experience in the sport on the freshman team, she is now one of the three team captains as well as one of the most crucial players. Zhu re...

Women’s Basketball places third in DV Winter Classic

Karen Wang and Pranav Chillappagari

January 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

Dougherty Valley’s Varsity Women’s Basketball kicked off their season by finishing in third place at the Dougherty Valley Winter Classic, setting an optimistic tone for the rest of the season. Round 1: The Wildcats won their first game against Skyline, 70-48, on Dec. 1, 2016, setting an optimistic mood for the ...

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