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WATCH: Vars boys’ volleyball clinches playoff spot

November 29, 2016


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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...

With heavy hits, volleyball captain Eileen Shi spikes competition

November 29, 2016


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By Cynthia LeungOriginally published on October 16, 2014Senior outside hitter Eileen Shi spikes the ball in the Cardinals’ championship win over Balboa last season on Nov. 15. Photo by Cate SternAfter dropping two consecutive sets against St. Ignatius last season on Sept. 6, the varsity girls’...

WATCH: Cross Country outruns competition at Lowell Invite

Rayming Liang, Author

November 29, 2016


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Originally published on October 10, 2014https://medium.com/media/11f53c8d42520dc8e26c5a37702c7c6b/href“I was a bit nervous at the start, but once the gun fired, the adrenaline got to me.”Crowds of people wait by the finish line on the grassy field, looking up the hill expectantly. Suddenly, a flash of colors — the cross country runners have appeared, and the silence breaks as the crowd be...

FS girls’ volleyball seeks to improve game IQ, outsmarting competition

November 29, 2016


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By Ophir Cohen-SimayofOriginally published on September 25, 2014Sophomore Naomi Miner attempts to spike the ball in the Cardinals’ 2–0 victory over Salesian on Sept. 11. Photo by Amber LyMaking their way to the top, the frosh-soph Lowell Cardinals advance their volleyball Intelligence Quotients...

Vars girls’ tennis takes AAA team title and dominates individual tournament

Giping Huang, Author

November 22, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Tennis

Junior Olivia Pan prepares for a backhand return. Photo by Leonard CaoiliThe varsity girls’ tennis team won All-City Team Finals 5–2 on Nov. 4 at Golden Gate Park, crowning them the San Francisco Section champions for the ninth consecutive year, in addition to several individual victories from ...

Vars football tackles season with new coach but falls short of goals

Zahra Rothschild, Author

November 22, 2016


Filed under All, Football

Senior wing back and defensive back Michael Gomez running the ball down the field against the Galileo Lions on Oct. 7. Photo by Leonard CaoiliThe varsity football team, with a new coaching staff and minimal players, finished its season in sixth place on Nov. 5.AdvertisementThe Cardinals held a regular s...

Girls’ golf seeks redemption with experienced squad

November 21, 2016


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By Emily TengOriginally published on September 23, 2014Senior Sheridan Louie chips the ball onto the green during the Cardinals’ 281–267 loss to Washington in the championship on Oct. 29 last season. Photo by Huimin ZhangFor years, people have debated whether or not golf is a sport.“A lot of people do...

Girls’ tennis conditions rigorously with new assistant coach

November 21, 2016


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By Joseph KimOriginally published on September 22, 2014Senior co-captain Sabrina On serves the ball in the Cardinals’ 6–1 victory over Lincoln on Sept. 10. Photo by Aida IrvingWith fresh guidance from a new assistant coach, the girls’ varsity tennis team sets out to perfect its gameplay in p...

Cross country toughens minds and bodies with new coach

November 21, 2016


Filed under All, Cross Country

By Rayming LiangOriginally published on September 19, 2014Sophomore Sierra Brill (front) and junior Kristen Leung (back) at the start of last season’s Lowell Invitational. Photo by Cate SternWith last year’s cross country head coach on sabbatical, the team’s former assistant coach strives to trai...

Girls’ varsity volleyball looks to three-peat in upcoming season

November 21, 2016


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By Ariel YuanOriginally published on September 19, 2014Junior setter Brandi Wong (12) and junior middle blocker and right side hitter Celina Kong (13) compete in the girls’ varsity volleyball team’s 25–5, 25–12, 25–13 victory over Salesian on Sept. 11. Photo by Amber LyThe girls’ varsity vol...

Boys’ varsity soccer improves defense in quest for title

November 21, 2016


Filed under All, Boys Soccer

By Danielle FloresOriginally published on September 9, 2014Senior co-captain and midfielder Freddy Marin gets past a University High School defender in the Cardinals’ 1–1 draw with the Red Devils on Aug. 27. Photo by Karina HuftDefense wins championships. That is the rallying cry for the varsi...

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