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Softball hits it out of the park 14–12 against rival team Balboa Bucs

JoyAnne Ibay, Author

March 9, 2017


Filed under All, Softball

Originally published on March 22, 2016Sophomore pitcher Kelly Lai. Photo by Amber LyAfter winning the Academic Athletic Association title last season against their rival the Balboa Buccaneers, the girls’ varsity softball team once again proved to be on top in this season’s matchup with the Buccan...

Vars boys’ soccer fails to dominate the field, loses to the Buccaneers 2–0

Michelle Kim, News Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under All, Boys Soccer

Junior midfielder Kian Lonergan dribbles the ball on the field. The varsity boys’ soccer team crumbled to the Balboa Buccaneers 2–0 on March 1. Photo by Christina JohnsonThe varsity boys’ soccer team stepped onto the field in poor condition because they were nervous about their last shot at the championships. The...

Varsity boys’ basketball team’s plans for victory thwarted by Eagles

Adrian Hung, Author

March 7, 2017


Filed under All, Boys Basketball

Originally published on January 27, 2016Junior forward Isaac Finestone. Photo by Leonard CaoiliWith the clock winding down and an arena packed with panicking, screaming fans, the varsity boys’ basketball team tries to capitalize on the last moments of the game. Silencing the Cardinals’ fans sitt...

JV baseball claims its fifth AAA championship title

Giping Huang, Author

March 6, 2017


Filed under All, Baseball

Originally published on May 25, 2016The JV baseball team after winning its fifth consecutive victory in the AAA championship. Photo by Aida IrvingThe JV baseball team continues to show its dominance as the best up-and-coming young baseball team with its fifth consecutive victory in the Academic Athletic Ass...

Will Vars boys’ basketball become kings of the court?

Emily Sobelman, News Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under All, Boys Basketball

Senior center and forward Amaan Shaikh making a layup on Feb. 24. Photo by Kenny DzibReferees were calling fouls all night, but the varsity boys’ basketball team came out on top, decimating the Academy Wolves in the first game of the playoffs on Feb. 24, 72–35. They are now taking on the Mission ...

Varsity boys’ volleyball falls to the Eagles on the way to the playoffs

Varsity boys’ volleyball falls to the Eagles on the way to the playoffs

Jocelyn Lee, Author

March 3, 2017


Filed under All, Boys Volleyball

Originally published on May 7, 2016 After a tough game, the varsity boys’ volleyball team lost to the Lincoln Mustangs 3–1 on April 20. They lost the first two sets 25–20 and 25–11, came back to win the third set 25–23, but were not able to hold on the last set and lost 25–21. The team was...

Badminton clears regular season and smashes the Mission Bears 6–1

Giping Huang, Author

March 3, 2017


Filed under All, Badminton

Originally published on May 3, 2016Junior Trevor Leung. Photo by Tobi KawanamiThe gymnasium was filled with posters, balloons, and gifts, as both badminton teams huddled in a circle. Seniors and juniors were called out for appreciation, and cheers and applause filled the gymnasium as they hugged ea...

JV girls’ basketball flexes its feathers against the Eagles, taking the game and its eleventh AAA…

Ian Wang, Author

March 2, 2017


Filed under All, Girls Basketball

JV girls’ basketball team holding its championship plaque after dominating the Washington Eagles 53–16 on Feb. 27. Photo by Shyla DuongThey set the table by going undefeated in the league and feasted on the Eagles. In a show of dominance on both ends of the court, the JV girls’ basketball team...

JV girls’ basketball advances to championship match after taking down the KIPP Phoenix

Ian Wang, Author

March 2, 2017


Filed under All, Girls Basketball

JV girls’ basketball takes down the KIPP Phoenix 42–28 and advances to the championship match on Feb. 23. Photo by Leonard CaoiliThe JV girls’ basketball team came into the semi-final playoff game against the KIPP Phoenix undefeated and hungry for the win. Lead by 13 points from sophomore forwar...

Vars girls’ soccer defeats Washington Eagles 2–0 and takes Academic Athletic Association title

Michelle Kim, News Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under All, Girls Soccer

The vars girls’ soccer team defeated the Washington Eagles 2–0 in the Academic Athletic Association championship match on Feb. 25 at Lowell, claiming their twentieth consecutive AAA title.The Cardinals had a clear game plan going into the game: avoid the Eagles’ “infamous” offside traps. In an offside trap, t...

Vars girls’ basketball soars into semifinals match after taking down Lions 85–46

Ian Wang, Author

February 28, 2017


Filed under All, Girls Basketball

Senior guard Audrey Ng runs the fast break against the Galileo Lions on Feb. 24. Photo by Kelley GradeO n a cold winter afternoon, the Cardinal’s offense was on fire. The varsity girl’s basketball team handled the Galileo Lions 85–46 in the first round of playoffs on Feb. 24.AdvertisementGoing ...

JV boys’ basketball season ends with win over Pumas

Ian Wang, Author

February 28, 2017


Filed under All, Boys Basketball

Sophomore guard Darren Loo dribbles the ball past Eagles defenders on Feb. 13. Photo by Ciara KosaiBehind a stingy defense led by sophomore center Ian Lawrence and explosive offense led by sophomore captain and guard Andrew Ren, the Cardinals toppled the Burton Pumas 42–30 on Feb. 17.Coming off a s...

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