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Senior Sreekar Vemula serves the birdie. //LUNA ASHEBIR

DVHS badminton team receives first funding from school district

Nayja Shah and Luna Ashebir May 25, 2023

Starting next spring season, the Dougherty Valley badminton team will receive a head coach stipend from the SRVUSD district. The team has not received any district funding since its founding in 2011,...

DV Girls doubles prepare for their next shot.

The DV Badminton team aims to uphold its positive record this season

Luna Ashebir and Nayja Shah May 5, 2023

Starting strong with a 17-0 defeat of Quarry Lane on March 2, the Dougherty Valley (DV) Badminton team plans to keep winning. An angry chorus of footsteps sound the gym as the team starts practice off...

Vemula prepares to serve in a doubles match against Dublin High.

DV’s badminton team leaves Dublin High in the dust

Nayja Shah, Staff Writer April 15, 2023

Dougherty Valley’s badminton team won 13-4 against Dublin High School on Thursday, April 13.   At all times throughout the evening, there were six different games being played simultaneously. These...

Badminton is not an inferior sport to tennis.

Do not cast badminton under the shadow of tennis.

Nayja Shah, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

With racket cases slung across our shoulders, my team and I navigated through an unknown school campus on our way to a badminton tournament. But the journey was cut short when a couple of students on campus...

The DVHS badminton team emphasizes a strong sense of community alongside their competitive winning streak.

Celebrating the legacy of the Dougherty Valley badminton team

Anaisha Das, Web Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2023

Fifty-three trophies. Fifteen East Bay Athletic League (EBAL) certificates. Seven North Coast Section (NCS) and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) medals, and this only includes what DVHS Badminton...

Ella Lin waits to play at the 2022 Badminton World Junior Championships.

Junior Ella Lin dominates on the national badminton team

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor December 12, 2022

Junior Ella Lin placed in the top eight at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Junior Championships in Santander, Spain, this October, making a splash during her first year in the U.S. Junior Badminton...

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