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FS girls’ volleyball caps undefeated season with title victory

November 30, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Volleyball

By Ophir Cohen-SimayofOriginally published on December 8, 2014Freshman outside left front hitter Ciara Kosai attempts to spike the ball in the Cardinals’ 25–5, 25–10 victory over the Galileo Lions in the semifinal match on Nov. 12. Kosai led the team with 11 kills in the championship match on No...

WATCH: Varsity football falls to rivals in Battle of the Birds, misses playoffs

Rachael Schmidt, Author

November 30, 2016


Filed under All, Football, Videos

Originally published on December 6, 2014https://medium.com/media/0e7f4e2b04ab0bdf68a23017caf2f04f/hrefThe long and demanding season for the Lowell’s varsity football team came to an end on Nov. 14, where the Cardinals were defeated by the Lincoln Mustangs 40–8 in their last game for the league.“It was a close game, and our defense was definitely tested.”The Cardinals started off their footb...

WATCH: Girls’ golf wins in semifinals, proceeds to reclaim championship

Emily Teng, Author

November 30, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Golf, Videos

Originally published on December 6, 2014Lowell senior Rachael No grips her putter tighter as she takes a few practice swings, adjusting her angle to counter the slope of the green. The 20 feet between her ball and the hole loom before her. Both her teammates and the opposing Washington players watch from...

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

November 30, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Tennis

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’ tennis team secured gold, holding onto its position as the reigning champions of the San Francisco Acade...

Senior Alex Ruppert leads boys’ soccer with assists and attitude

November 30, 2016


Filed under All, Boys Soccer

By Cynthia LeungOriginally published on December 4, 2014Senior forward Alex Ruppert jumps up for a header in the Cardinals’ 2–0 victory over Galileo in the championship match on Nov. 8. Photo by Karina HuftWhen the boys’ soccer team needed an assist or goal this year, they knew they could count ...

FS Volleyball dominates, advances to championship

November 30, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Volleyball

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 October 24th, the Lowell junior varsity girls’ volleyball team beat the W...

Varsity girls’ volleyball sinks Buccaneers approaching playoffs

November 30, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Volleyball

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. 17. Photo by Amber LyThe varsity girls’ volleyball team defeated the Balboa Bu...

Cross country team adds another championship title to its belt

Ethan Zhang, Author

November 30, 2016


Filed under All, Cross Country

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.AdvertisementSenior Sierra Brill set the girls’ course r...

WATCH: Boys’ soccer thrives in bounce-back win over SFI

Danielle Flores, Author

November 29, 2016


Filed under All, Boys Soccer

Originally published on October 27, 2014https://medium.com/media/732f5e69ba22b6d3126d96cf35c7dfac/href“Now that we have more numbers in the middle, we can get the ball out to the wings and bring the ball to the forwards.”The varsity boys’ soccer team took revenge on Monday Sept. 29 as it shut-out the San Francisco International Jaguars 4–0. The Cardinals have come back this season full throt...

How varsity football competes with an adaptive style

November 29, 2016


Filed under All, Football

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 bringing a spur-of-the-moment style of offense and defense to the field this s...

WATCH: Vars boys’ volleyball clinches playoff spot

November 29, 2016


Filed under All, Boys Volleyball, Videos

By Tobi Kawanami and Ciara KosaiOriginally published on May 27, 2016https://medium.com/media/fff25b7a55d91ae58ff77a4ea86d44f3/hrefThe varsity boys’ volleyball team caps off the regular season with a record of 5–3. The team’s season ended on May 17 after losing to the Lincoln Mustangs 3–0 in its playoff game....

Frosh-soph football adds strength training to dominate league

November 29, 2016


Filed under All, Football, Sports

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, the JV football team is preparing for one of its most challenging seasons.This year, head coac...

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