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Varsity Women’s Basketball looks forward after difficult season

Varsity Women’s Basketball looks forward after difficult season

Claire Zhang and Teju Anand

March 3, 2020

The Wildcats’ varsity women’s basketball team suffered two home losses to Carondelet, 70-21, and to Dublin, 59-48, on Feb. 11 and Feb. 13, respectively. Despite their high energy and strong efforts, the team was unable to close the season with a final victory.  DV began the game against the Carondelet Cou...

Men’s Basketball dominates season but falls to Dublin

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

DV Men’s Basketball dominated the East Bay Athletic League regular season with an 11-2 league record and 22-4 overall record. They were referred to as the second-best team in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Chronicle. On Jan. 31, the Wildcats celebrated the return of star senior Robby Beasley wi...

Women’s Soccer puts skid on losing streak with Granada tie

Aditi Lappathi and Aditi Praveen

February 7, 2020

Following a losing streak which started on Dec. 17, 2019, Dougherty Valley Women’s Soccer tied 1-1 in their game against Granada, which ended their losing streak and improved team spirit. “I’m glad overall as a team we ended up tying today, because the last couple of games we’ve been unfortun...

Men’s Basketball surges past De La Salle and California

Men’s Basketball surges past De La Salle and California

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

On Jan. 14, the Wildcats defeated the mighty De La Salle Spartans 71-65 at home, empowering the crowd to continuously chant “This is our house!” towards the end of the game. DV set the tone for an aggressive attack on De La Salle’s stingy defense right in the first quarter. Wildcat senior Ro...

Women’s Basketball goes 1-2 in early home league stretch

Women’s Basketball goes 1-2 in early home league stretch

Teju Anand and Claire Zhang

February 5, 2020

Following a close victory over Granada (69-63) on Jan. 7, the Dougherty Valley women’s basketball team suffered two blowout losses to San Ramon Valley (80-36) on Jan. 9 and Monte Vista (75-39) on Jan. 11. The Wildcats began the game against the Granada Matadors with a strong start. Maintaining the...

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. Freshman Ryan...

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...

Robert Yeo leads Men’s Soccer past Monte Vista

Robert Yeo leads Men’s Soccer past Monte Vista

Sarah Kim and Elaine Park

March 2, 2019

Two goals precariously scored in the last fifteen minutes by junior defender Robert Yeo allowed DV Men’s Varsity to triumph 3-2 over Monte Vista on Feb. 5, but the results were flipped in DV’s game against Dublin on Senior Night, Feb. 7. Oakland Technical’s forfeit of the following Saturday confe...

Men’s Basketball falls in season finale against rivals Dublin

Sasha Hassan, News Editor

February 27, 2019

After bidding the four seniors on the song team and men’s basketball teams farewell, the Gaels beat the Wildcats 73-58 in DV’s final home game of the season on Feb. 7. Prior to the start of the game at 7 p.m., the teams called forth each departing group member underneath a blue and white balloon ...

Women’s Basketball defeats Cowboys during Senior Night

Women’s Basketball defeats Cowboys during Senior Night

Katie Williams, Social Media Manager & Multimedia Editor

February 26, 2019

On Feb. 5, Dougherty Valley’s women’s basketball team ended Senior Night with a win against the Livermore High Cowboys. The victory marked the second and final win of the Wildcats’ season. Ending with an overall record of 4-22, the Wildcats faced numerous obstacles throughout the season. Fro...

Women’s Soccer falls just short of first season victory on Senior Night

Women’s Soccer falls just short of first season victory on Senior Night

Daniel Shen, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2019

Ending a winless but not goalless January campaign with its senior night, the Dougherty Valley women’s soccer team lost on Jan. 31 to visitor Cal High, 3-2, despite goals from sophomore forward Chloe Richard and junior defender Alyssa O’Brien. Entering the match, the Wildcats hoped to continue their scoring...

Men’s Basketball and Song Team celebrate 2019 Senior Night

Men’s Basketball and Song Team celebrate 2019 Senior Night

Sasha Hassan, News Editor

February 14, 2019

On Feb. 7 at 7 p.m., Dougherty bid farewell to eight seniors on its men’s varsity basketball team and four seniors on its song team. Minutes later, the basketball team took on Dublin in its final rivalry game of the season; ultimately, they lost 73-58. Sasha Hassan2018-19 DV Men's Varsity Basket...

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