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WATCH: Vars boys’ basketball team soars past Washington Eagles in BOTB

Emily Sobelman, News Editor

January 20, 2017

https://medium.com/media/72d2389b102fdbb85be954dd6ffd768e/hrefJunior guard Kevin Fok drains a three-pointer. GIF by Tobi KawanamiSplash! Another three-pointer goes into the basket for varsity boys’ basketball, whose offense helped secure victory at this year’s Battle of the Birds. The Cardinals defeated the Washington Eagles 49–41 on Jan...

Varsity girls’ basketball fails to outperform Eagles at Battle of the Birds

January 20, 2017

By Yolanda FengThe girls’ varsity basketball team takes on the Washington Eagles on Jan. 13 at Battle of the Birds at Kezar Stadium. Photo by Kenny Dzibhttps://medium.com/media/d7f757f6009cc70002385c4f04a80c43/hrefThe girls’ varsity basketball team fought against the Washington Eagles on Jan. 13 in the hi...

Young Cards fall short of win in a close overtime loss

Michelle Kim, News Editor

January 19, 2017

Sophomore center Ian Lawrence reaches for the ball in the tip-off against the Washington Eagles on Jan. 13. Photo by Ciara KosaiThe JV boys’ basketball team ended the fourth quarter tied 46–46 and eventually lost to the Washington Eagles 53–50 during the four minutes of overtime at Battle of th...

JV girls’ basketball dominate the Washington Eagles in latest feather fight

Tammie Tam, Author

January 19, 2017

Sophomore guard and forward Alyson Lee dribbles against the Eagle defender on Jan. 13. Photo by Ciara KosaiDetermined and focused, the Cardinals used their speed and skill at every opportunity to once again steal possession of the ball from the Washington Eagles. Strong defense heavily influenced the JV...

Boys’ soccer shuts out Galileo Lions with 4–5–1 defense

Michelle Kim, News Editor

January 18, 2017

Senior co-captain and midfielder Jonathan Argueta keeps the ball away from Lion defenders. Photo by Jacky HuangDespite losing its first game of the regular season against the Lincoln Mustangs on Jan. 7, the boys’ soccer team defeated the Galileo Lions 4–0 on Jan. 12, bringing their record to 3–1.F...

Boys’ tennis dominates AAA with All-City victory, moves on to Norcals

Josephine Dang, Author

January 8, 2017

Originally published on May 15, 2015Senior David Mai serves the ball in the Cardinals’ victory over the Washington Eagles at All-City Championship on May 8. Photo by Alexis PicacheCo-written by JoyAnne IbayFor the eighth consecutive time and sixty-seventh overall, the boys’ tennis team earned t...

Communication: Key to JV girls’ volleyball success

Rachael Schmidt, Author

January 8, 2017

Originally published on November 23, 2015The Cardinals celebrate after winning the three-set match against the Washington Eagles in the championship game on Nov. 13. Photo by Lily YoungThe JV girls’ volleyball team beat the Washington Eagles on Nov. 13 in a three-set match during the fight for the Academic Athletic Association title....

Vars girls’ volleyball brings home the gold, advances to Norcals

Rachael Schmidt, Author

January 8, 2017

Originally published on November 22, 2015The Lady Cardinals cheer after winning the AAA title against the Lincoln Mustangs during the championship game on Nov. 13. Photo by Lily YoungThe varsity girls’ volleyball team took home another citywide championship title after defeating the Lincoln Mustangs in a five-set match on Nov. 13....

Girls’ tennis preserves 18-year reign at All-City Finals

JoyAnne Ibay, Author

January 8, 2017

Originally published on November 19, 2015Sophomore Olivia Pan volleys her shot during her doubles match with her partner sophomore Erica Zee at All-City Finals against the Washington Eagles on Nov. 6. Pan and Zee won their match 6–4, 6–2. The Cardinals swept their competition overall 7–0. Photo by A...

BUMP, SET, SPIKE: Vars girls’ volleyball attacks this season’s biggest rivals

Olivia Starr, Author

January 6, 2017

Originally published on October 23, 2015Senior middle blocker and outside hitter Kris Hui and senior outside hitter Marissa Koo block a Lion’s spike during the game against Galileo on Oct. 9. Photo by Aida IrvingAs the season gets underway, the varsity girls’ volleyball team is on a path to bump-set-...

Loud and proud, JV girls’ volleyball looks for consecutive AAA title

Rachael Schmidt, Author

January 6, 2017

Originally published on October 19, 2015Freshman defensive specialist Jasmine Lee starts the rally with an overhand serve during the game against the Galileo Lions on Sept. 25. Photo by Tobi KawanamiThe JV girls’ volleyball team is loud, proud, and ready to emphasize a new vocal approach for this...

Vars football soars past Eagles 49–27 in Battle of the Birds

Adrian Hung, Author

January 6, 2017

Originally published on October 15, 2015On Oct. 9, the varsity football team conquered its rival team, the Washington Eagles, 49–27. Senior wingback Andrew Huang outruns the Eagles’ defenders and scores a touchdown during the Battle of the Birds game on Oct. 9. GIF by Aida IrvingDespite a rock...

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