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How the young Cardinals flew to success in Battle of the Birds

Amber Ly, Author

November 17, 2016


Filed under All, Boys Basketball

Originally published on January 20, 2016Sophomore guard Jonathan Lee going for a layup in the Battle of the Birds game at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 15 at Kezar Pavillion. The JV boys’ basketball team dominated the Washington Eagles 52–18. Photo by Leonard CaoiliBattle of the Birds proved no competition ...

Fencing comes away with the AAA title and the Visconti trophy

Phillip Mo, Author

November 17, 2016


Filed under All, Fencing

Originally published on May 24, 2016Sophomore Ben Hadler on the offensive. Photo by Lily YoungLast season, the fencing team lost their five-year hold on the Visconti overall team trophy. This year coming into All-City on the morning of April 16, the Cardinals set out a goal to reclaim the title. T...

Vars girls’ golf take home third consecutive AAA title

November 9, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Golf

By Yolanda FengSenior Jocelyn Chu prepares to hit the ball. Courtesy of Glenn ChuWrapping up its season, the varsity girls’ golf team gained victory over the Washington Eagles 411–559 in the All-City Championship match on Oct. 31, maintaining its reign as champions and undefeated streak for the th...

Cross country team picks up individual medals at Golden Gate Park

Ethan Zhang, Author

November 5, 2016


Filed under All, Cross Country

Originally published on September 15, 2016Runners compete in the San Francisco Cross Country Invitational Meet at Golden Gate Park on Saturday. GIF by Tobi KawanamiThe cross country team participated in the San Francisco Cross Country Invitational Meet on Sept. 10 at Golden Gate Park.Starting off the day with the freshman ...

Girls’ tennis smashes Balboa in season opener 7–0

Giping Huang, Author

November 5, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Tennis

Originally published on September 16, 2016Freshman Emily Chen plays against the Buccaneers on September 7 at Lowell. Photo by Chris HackettLooking to extend its reign as the AAA’s All-City champions, the girls’ tennis team started the season strong, sweeping the floor against the Balboa Buccaneers 7...

Vars girls’ volleyball serves up a win in first regular season game

Ella Murdock Gardner, Author

November 5, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Volleyball

Originally published on September 20, 2016Senior libero and defensive specialist Lindsay Hom digs for the ball in the teams 3–1 victory over the Wallenberg Bulldogs on September 16. Photo by Chris HackettThe varsity girls’ volleyball team kicked off its regular season on September 16 with a 3...

Girls’ golf team swings season in its favor with win over Marshall

November 5, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Golf

By Yolanda FengOriginally published on September 28, 2016Sophomore Stephanie Sunga prepares to hit the ball during the game against the Marshall Phoenixes on Sept. 23. Photo by Leonard CaoiliThe varsity girls’ golf team defeated the Marshall Phoenixes 199–231 on Sept. 23, extending its regular ...

JV girls’ volleyball team crushes Burton Pumas in latest win

Tammie Tam, Author

November 5, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Volleyball

Originally published on October 5, 2016Sophomore middle blocker Claire Cheang prepares to spike the ball. Photo by Kelley GradeThe JV girls’ volleyball team defeated the Burton Pumas 2–0 on Sept. 30.AdvertisementThroughout the whole game, the Cardinals were in complete control, leading by wide m...

Varsity volleyball fights for championship title with new head coach

Ella Murdock Gardner, Author

November 4, 2016


Filed under All, Girls Volleyball

Junior hitter and co-captain Jane Seslar spikes the ball. Photo by Kelley GradeLast season, under the direction of coach Steven Wesley, the girls’ varsity volleyball team went undefeated, becoming Academic Athletic Association (AAA) champions for the fourth consecutive year. This season, with new...

PHOTOS: Cross Country overcomes newly redesigned course to dominate league

October 26, 2016


Filed under All, Cross Country, Photo Essays

By Ciana Adams and Samantha SicairosSenior Luis Aragon sprints to the finish line during the last regular season meet against Lincoln and Washington on Nov. 4. Photo by Ciara KosaiA mass of runners wearing colorful jerseys crowd around the beginning post. Their hearts pound while awaiting the start signal. Then, the signa...

WATCH: Swim team caps successful season with AAA title

October 25, 2016


Filed under All, Swimming, Videos

By Leonard Caoili, Kenny Dzib, Kelley Grade and Aida IrvingOriginally published on May 31, 2016Advertisementhttps://medium.com/media/3a3602980025b1e20ec35eb70537045b/hrefThe swim team dominated the competition at the San Francisco Section All-City Finals on April 23. They took home gold in both varsity di...

Girls’ wrestling grows in numbers, makes its mark in the league

Amber Ly, Author

October 25, 2016


Filed under All, Wrestling

Originally published on March 4, 2016Freshman Sarah Quinones wrestles and warms up with senior Andy Jiang before the dual meet against the Galileo Lions on Feb. 16 at Lowell. Photo by Leonard CaoiliOne evening during practice, freshman wrestler Sarah Quinones wrestled against senior co-captain Asa J...

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