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Vars boys’ basketball takes second in the league after one-point loss to Mission Bears

Emily Sobelman, News Editor

March 13, 2017

Senior forward Isaac Finestone runs a fast break against the Mission Bears on March 3 at the Kezar Stadium. Photo by Kenny DzibThe varsity boys’ basketball team fell short of first with a 41–40 loss at the championship match against the Mission Bears on March 3.AdvertisementIn the first half, L...

Vars girls’ basketball season ends in tears with loss against the Lincoln Mustangs 63–43

Ian Wang, Author

March 13, 2017

Senior forward Rufina Lui dribbles around a Galileo defender in a playoff game on Feb. 24. Photo by Kelley GradeThe varsity girls’ basketball team finished its season with a 7–3 league record after losing 63–43 to the Mustangs in the Academic Athletic Association semifinal match.The team had a...

WATCH: Wrestling takes down competition at championship meet

Olivia Sohn, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2017

https://medium.com/media/85a489f8206dcab628a3efb7f0291f99/hrefThe Cardinals wrestled their way to the top, pinning their ranking as number one in the California Interscholastic Federation San Francisco Section. The wrestling team had an undefeated regular season and placed first at All-City Finals on Feb. 18. The girls finished their season at ...

JV girls’ basketball commands the floor in Battle of the Birds

Rachael Schmidt, Author

March 9, 2017

Originally published on January 21, 2016Freshman Lauren Chan. Photo by Leonard CaoiliThe whistle sounds. An Eagle player and sophomore forward and center Joanne Thai reach high for the ball. Thai touches the ball first and passes it off to her teammates, and the Cardinal advantage sticks for the rest...

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

JoyAnne Ibay, Author

March 9, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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