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Dougherty Valley Varsity Football kicks off the season with two consecutive wins

Dougherty Valley Varsity Football kicks off the season with two consecutive wins

Harshita Neralla and Caroline Lobel

September 28, 2018

The Dougherty Valley Varsity Football team dominated their first two home games against the Arroyo High School Dons, 40-6, on Friday, Sept. 7, and against the Mt. Eden High School Monarchs, 41-6, on Friday, Sept. 14. This strong start could lead to a new season of recovery and growth from last year...

Wildcats gain a new football coach

Wildcats gain a new football coach

Caroline Lobel and Harshita Neralla

September 27, 2018

It’s a new football season, and with it comes a new coach, Brandon Black. As Black enters his 16th year of football coaching this season, he reflects on his recent years and his excitement for this coming season. Despite his position as a defensive coordinator at Dublin High, Black was glad to ...

Dougherty Valley Women’s Varsity Tennis exhibits great performance in their recent games

Junior Jahnavi Reddy serves to a Livermore player on Sept. 11.

Teju Anand, Assistant Photography Editor

September 25, 2018

Granada High School, Livermore High School and Foothill High School were unable to keep up with Dougherty Valley’s competitive and confident women’s varsity tennis team. The DV women’s varsity tennis team crushed Granada 9-0 on Sept. 4 and Livermore 9-0 on Sept. 11 in home games and beat Footh...

Dougherty Valley Men’s Water Polo defeats Granada 17-9

Junior Abhigya Wangoo searches for an opening in the Matador defense.

Michael Han, News Editor

September 21, 2018

The Dougherty Valley Wildcats earned their second win of the season against the Granada Matadors at the home conference game on Sept. 13, bringing their overall record to 2-4. Improving on their loss of 8-7 last year, the Wildcats won by a considerable margin, 17-9. Despite being outscored in the second h...

Women’s Varsity Volleyball suffers a defeat against Carondelet Cougars 3-0

Steven Deng, Copy Editor

September 19, 2018

The Dougherty Valley women’s varsity volleyball team lost to the Carondelet Cougars at a home game on Sept. 13, losing all three sets and bringing their record to 2-6. The Cougars narrowly defeated the Wildcats 25-21 in the first set and 27-25 in the second. Unable to make a comeback, the Wild...

Dougherty Valley Men’s Water Polo seizes first win of season

Junior Alex Burr prepares to hurl the ball into the opposing goal.

Michael Han, News Editor

September 13, 2018

Despite a losing record and playing a game the day before, the Dougherty Valley men’s water polo team earned their first win of the season against the Castro Valley Trojans, 12-4, at the home non-conference game on Wednesday, Sept. 5. Although the Wildcats faced tough games the previous week, parti...

Varsity Women’s Volleyball triumphs over Monte Vista 3-1

Steven Deng, Copy Editor

September 13, 2018

The Dougherty Valley Wildcats triumphed over the Monte Vista Mustangs at a home game on Sept. 6, winning for the second time of the season. The first two sets of the game were close, but the Wildcats were able to narrowly defeat the Mustangs 25-21 in the first set and 29-27 in the second. The Musta...

Volleyball Captain Cynthia Zhu sets team up for success

Isabel Ting, Co-News Editor

January 9, 2017

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...

Coach Brian Nichols to debut as new baseball coach in February 2017

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

November 22, 2016

On Aug. 29, DV athletic director Mrs. Nechia Miller hired Coach Brian Nichols to serve as the Varsity baseball coach for Dougherty Valley High School. Nichols has plenty of experience in both playing baseball and coaching baseball players and has a great wealth of knowledge about the game. He has coa...

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