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Wrestlers go undefeated in All-City finals alongside new coach

Wrestlers go undefeated in All-City finals alongside new coach

Brandon Bui, Web Manager

February 26, 2019


Filed under All, Wrestling

The wrestling team competed in the annual All-City Tournament at George Washington High School on Saturday, Feb. 9. They headed into the tournament in the morning with an undefeated 5-0 streak in the regular season. However, something was different for the team. Last season’s head coach Michael Wise had ste...

Vars girls soccer celebrates senior day with a 2-0 win over the Mission Bears

Vars girls soccer celebrates senior day with a 2-0 win over the Mission Bears

Anna Kaplan, Tess Randall, and Jordi Barrientos

February 22, 2019


Filed under All, Girls Soccer

Cheered on by members of the girls softball team and the boys soccer team, as well as numerous students and faculty members, the varsity girls soccer team celebrated Senior Day by preserving their shutout season with a 2-0 win against their fiercest competitor, the Mission Bears...

One woman, two jobs: Counselor takes on head coach title

One woman, two jobs: Counselor takes on head coach title

Anna Kaplan

February 21, 2019


Filed under All, Feb. 2019, Girls Soccer

San Francisco native, Lowell academic counselor and new head coach of the varsity girls’ soccer team Amber Wilson has had a passion for soccer since her father taught her to play the game when she was just five years old. At the time, there were no all-girls soccer teams in San Francisco, so she and two other girls joined what had...

Vars girls basketball blast Burton Pumas 50-39 on Senior Night

Vars girls basketball blast Burton Pumas 50-39 on Senior Night

Crystal Chan

February 14, 2019


Filed under All, Girls Basketball

The varsity girls basketball team crushed the Burton Pumas 50-39 on Feb. 7 in a home game. They are currently in first place in Division 1 of the Academic Athletic Association with nine wins and one loss this season, as they head into the league championship. The first quarter of the match was intense:...

JV boys basketball shoots out the Lions 59-48 at home

JV boys basketball shoots out the Lions 59-48 at home

Joelle Chien, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under All, Boys Basketball

The JV boys basketball team defeated the Galileo Lions 59-48 on Jan. 31 at home. Having won five of their league games and lost two, the Cardinals are currently ranked third in the AAA/CIF San Francisco section. They have dropped one place in the standings since their game on Jan. 29 against the Mis...

Boys soccer beats Leadership Griffins 2-0 in neck and neck match

Boys soccer beats Leadership Griffins 2-0 in neck and neck match

Seamus Geoghegan, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under All, Boys Soccer

In a back and forth battle, the boys soccer team beat the Leadership Griffins 2-0 on Jan. 31, at home. The match started off lively, with the two teams eager to gain possession of the ball. The Cardinals were on offense, creating chances at the goal, but none of the Cardinals’ shots were leading to ...

Vars boys basketball falters in home loss to Lincoln Mustangs

Vars boys basketball falters in home loss to Lincoln Mustangs

Lee Wilcox, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under All, Boys Basketball

The varsity boys basketball team lost 76-38 against the Lincoln Mustangs on Friday, Jan. 25 at home. The first quarter opened with a series of dynamic and aggressive baskets, both teams maneuvering around one another and scoring to almost no opposition. The tide quickly turned against the Cards, ho...

Boys soccer dominates O’Connell 8-0

Boys soccer dominates O’Connell 8-0

Kate Green and Seamus Geoghegan

January 31, 2019


Filed under All, Boys Soccer

The boys soccer team annihilated the John O’Connell Boilermakers 8-0 on Jan. 24 at home. The Cardinals started the match off strong, with sophomore striker Alejandro Palos scoring a hat trick (three goals) in the first seven minutes. With help from the midfield, Lowell continued to dominate the first half by sending a barrage...

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