The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

Mohit Sudhir at his Badminton senior night, along with friends showing their support.

“Not goodbye but rather see you later.”

Nishita Mukherjee, Staff Writer May 24, 2023

Next week, the Dougherty Valley graduating class of 2023 will walk across the graduation stage and say goodbye to high school forever. The seniors won’t only be saying goodbye to the people, but...

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...

Kimberly Wiese makes her international debut, representing Team USA in the Women 71kg class.

Kimberly Wiese represents Team USA’s Weightlifting Team

Emily Wong, Journey Manager April 26, 2023

Junior Kimberly Wiese represented Team USA, which placed second out of the 58 competing countries, at the 2023 International Weightlifting Federation Youth World Championships from March 25 to April 1...

The team warms up for the game against Monte Vista on April 21.

Boys lacrosse team welcomes newcomers

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor April 25, 2023

This season, around half of the athletes on the DVHS boys lacrosse team are new to the sport. In the team, which doesn’t have enough members to create varsity and junior varsity teams, all the newcomers...

In the midst of issues with coaches, swim tryouts continue.

Swim tryouts glide by smoothly after tense coach issues are resolved

Neetra Chakraborty, Staff Writer April 12, 2023

Anxious and excited, DVHS students dove into the pool on Feb. 6, kicking off the swim season with a splash. This was the start of the three-day tryouts, during which swimmers would be tested on their technique,...

Society has adapted over the years to support LGBTQ+ professional athletes.

Professional athletes are starting to come out, but what does that mean for student athletes?

Nishita Mukherjee, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Every day, professional sports show support for LGBTQ+ players, normalizing inclusivity in the athletic world. What was once considered taboo is now being celebrated; research by the Public Religion Institution...

Women’s Cross Country: A Journey Through the Season

Ella Shen, Managing Editor March 26, 2023

  Music credit: Rainy Day by Mudspace, Lazy Weekend by Mudspace

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...



Rikin Patel, Sports Editor January 31, 2023

Just barely squeezing past the Bengals with a late field goal, the Kansas City Chiefs will represent the AFC in the Super Bowl for the third time in four seasons. With Mahomes still recovering from the...

Varsity women’s team poses with Head Coach Lauren Nakaso and Coach Ralph Gowen after the awards ceremony.

Girls varsity cross country dominates at NCS Championships

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor November 20, 2022

The Dougherty Valley women’s varsity cross country team placed first in the North Coast Section (NCS) Championship Division 1 race at Hayward High School on Nov. 19 with a score of 35 points, securing...

Women’s golf history is similar to the sport itself: quiet and consistent, but still possessing a keen excellence that characterizes women’s golf players today.

The history of women’s golf sets up future excellence

Grace Zhao, Opinions Editor November 15, 2022

From Mary, Queen of Scots to recent NorCal qualifier Michelle Ho of the DVHS women’s golf team, a sport that has traditionally stayed out of the limelight ought to be more recognized for its stellar...

After a long line of international victories, world records, and exhilarating rivalries, Roger Federer retires from the tennis court.

The world from the top: a look into Roger Federer’s everlasting legacy

Anaisha Das and Ananya Mukherjee November 1, 2022

In 1998, a 21-year-old young man with undeniable talent and charm graced the tennis courts and spearheaded a new era of the sport. Now, after nearly 25 years of dominating the world’s largest courts,...

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