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Girls’ tennis rounds off their season with a perfect AAA league record

November 30, 2016

By Joseph KimOriginally published on December 5, 2014Sophomore Bernice Zhu readies to hit the ball in her match in the All-City semifinals on Nov. 4. Photo by Aida IrvingFor the 17th consecutive time since 1998, the girls...

FS Volleyball dominates, advances to championship

November 30, 2016

By Ophir Cohen-SimayofOriginally published on November 13, 2014Freshman Erica Zee athletically spikes the ball in the Cardinals’ victory 25–13 and 25–14 against the Washington Eagles on Oct. 24. Photo by Karina Huft.On...

Varsity girls’ volleyball sinks Buccaneers approaching playoffs

November 30, 2016

By Ariel YuanOriginally published on November 10, 2014Junior middle blocker Kris Hui spikes the ball in the Cardinals’ win on Sept.11. Hui played a critical role in Lowell’s 25–11, 25–9, 25–12 win over Balboa on Oct....

Cross country team adds another championship title to its belt

Ethan Zhang

November 30, 2016

Varsity boys’ team compete in All-City Finals at Golden Gate Park on Nov. 16. Photo by Kelley GradeThe cross country team swept the competition at All-City Finals in Golden Gate Park on Nov. 16, making it 11 consecutive championship titles.Adver...

How varsity football competes with an adaptive style

November 29, 2016

By Rachael SchmidtOriginally published on October 24, 2014Senior running back Johann Leffler carries the ball in the varsity football team’s practice on Sept. 17. Photo by Karina HuftThe Lowell varsity football team is b...

Frosh-soph football adds strength training to dominate league

November 29, 2016

By Arthur RegisterOriginally published on October 23, 2014Sophomore wing back Michael Gomez throws a long pass during practice on Sept. 17. Photo by Karina Huft.Kicking off the season with rigorous muscle-strengthening exercises...

With heavy hits, volleyball captain Eileen Shi spikes competition

November 29, 2016

By Cynthia LeungOriginally published on October 16, 2014Senior outside hitter Eileen Shi spikes the ball in the Cardinals’ championship win over Balboa last season on Nov. 15. Photo by Cate SternAfter dropping two consecuti...

WATCH: Cross Country outruns competition at Lowell Invite

Rayming Liang

November 29, 2016

Originally published on October 10, 2014“I was a bit nervous at the start, but once the gun fired, the adrenaline got to me.”Crowds of people wait by the finish line on the grassy field, looking up the hill expectantly. Suddenly, a flash of colors — the cross country runners have appeared, and the silence breaks as the crowd be...

FS girls’ volleyball seeks to improve game IQ, outsmarting competition

November 29, 2016

By Ophir Cohen-SimayofOriginally published on September 25, 2014Sophomore Naomi Miner attempts to spike the ball in the Cardinals’ 2–0 victory over Salesian on Sept. 11. Photo by Amber LyMaking their way to the top, the ...

Vars girls’ tennis takes AAA team title and dominates individual tournament

Giping Huang

November 22, 2016

Junior Olivia Pan prepares for a backhand return. Photo by Leonard CaoiliThe varsity girls’ tennis team won All-City Team Finals 5–2 on Nov. 4 at Golden Gate Park, crowning them the San Francisco Section champions for the n...

Vars football tackles season with new coach but falls short of goals

Zahra Rothschild

November 22, 2016

Senior wing back and defensive back Michael Gomez running the ball down the field against the Galileo Lions on Oct. 7. Photo by Leonard CaoiliThe varsity football team, with a new coaching staff and minimal players, finished...

Girls’ golf seeks redemption with experienced squad

November 22, 2016

By Emily TengOriginally published on September 23, 2014Senior Sheridan Louie chips the ball onto the green during the Cardinals’ 281–267 loss to Washington in the championship on Oct. 29 last season. Photo by Huimin ZhangF...

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