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Ethan Fung: Blind runner wins state championship

Ethan Fung: Blind runner wins state championship

Crystal Chan, Reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under All, Jan. 2019, Sports

At the 100th California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Championship on June 1st, junior Ethan Fung placed first in the Mens Para Ambulatory 400-meter race. He became the first Lowell student to ever win a state championship in track and field. Moreover, Fung is the first blind athlete from Lo...

Cheer squad takes second at CIF SF Cheer Championships

Cheer squad takes second at CIF SF Cheer Championships

Allison Jou

December 14, 2018


Filed under All, Cheer, Sports

Cries of “Red and White” and “Let’s Go Cards” echoed around the crowded gymnasium as cheerleaders leaped, flipped and cartwheeled through the air to a high-energy remix of classic pop songs. Throughout the impressive displays of strength and flexibility, the Lowell Cardinals maintained ...

Unexpected: Vars football abruptly ends season after loss against the Mission Bears

Unexpected: Vars football abruptly ends season after loss against the Mission Bears

Jocelyn Xie and Xaria Lubensky

December 1, 2018


Filed under All, Football

After beating the Washington Eagles 22-0 at the Battle of the Birds game on Oct. 19, the varsity football team lost 42-12 to the Mission Bears, the four-time Academic Athletic Association varsity football league champions, on Nov. 1 at home. The game started off with the Cardinals dominating the field. Wh...

Vars girls volleyball bested by Lincoln Mustangs at AAA championship

Vars girls volleyball bested by Lincoln Mustangs at AAA championship

Lee Wilcox, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under All, Girls Volleyball

The Lowell varsity girls volleyball team narrowly lost to the Lincoln Mustangs 3-2 at the AAA Girls Volleyball Championship on Nov. 2 at Kezar. The first set began with cold apprehension: if one team were to dominate here, it could foreshadow a very one-sided match. Lincoln scored first, driving deep ...

JV girls volleyball caps off season with loss to Lincoln Mustangs

JV girls volleyball caps off season with loss to Lincoln Mustangs

Joelle Chien, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under All, Girls Volleyball

Lowell’s JV girls volleyball team lost against the Lincoln Mustangs 2-0 at the annual AAA Volleyball Girls Championship held at Kezar on Nov. 2. This defeat broke the Cardinals’ winning streak of claiming the champion title since 2009.  All-City Playoff Results The team defeated the IC...

Vars girls tennis downs Lincoln Mustangs 6-1 to advance to NorCal

Vars girls tennis downs Lincoln Mustangs 6-1 to advance to NorCal

Jocelyn Xie, Sports Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under All, Girls Tennis

All-City Results After winning 6-1 against the Lincoln Mustangs at the AAA Girls Tennis Championship on Nov. 2 at Golden Gate Park, Lowell varsity girls tennis drove home the annual AAA Champion title for the 20th consecutive time. Prior to the championship, the Cardinals also emerged victorious in th...

Scary Fast: Lowell beats their competition at Halloween meet

Scary Fast: Lowell beats their competition at Halloween meet

Elyse Foreman, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under All, Cross Country

On Oct. 31, Lowell’s cross country team warmed up on the Golden Gate Park Polo Field beside their competition, the Galileo Lions and the Lincoln Mustangs. The Halloween spirit was in the air as the girls took on the 5,000-meter course. Costumes and face-paint were abundant before the race, and the h...

PHOTOS: Vars football achieves first shutout since 2013

PHOTOS: Vars football achieves first shutout since 2013

Susan Wong, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under All, Football

The varsity football team shut out the Washington Eagles in the annual Battle of the Birds game on Oct. 19. Heading into the game, the Cardinals were hungry for their first win. Sophomores running back Benjamin Ng and quarterback Jeremiah Hizon scored a touchdown each in the first quarter, followed by two-...

Vars girls volleyball sweeps ICA Spartans 3-0 at home

Vars girls volleyball sweeps ICA Spartans 3-0 at home

Lee Wilcox, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under All, Girls Volleyball

The Lowell Cardinals beat the ICA Spartans 3-0 on Oct. 12 at home for their tenth victory of the season, with only one loss to their name. The first set was both quick and brutal. Senior setter Sinead Beaupain and sophomore middle blocker Alina Qi scored the first point. While a few blunders slowed t...

Photos: Girls Golf dominates the AAA league

Photos: Girls Golf dominates the AAA league

Susan Wong, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2018


Filed under All, Girls Golf

The girls golf team continues to dominate the Academic Athletic Association league, they have not lost a single league match in over four years. They beat the ICA Spartans 192-256 at Fleming 9 Course on Oct. 17. Playoffs will be held at Golden Gate Park, starting on Oct. 24 at 3:00 p.m....

Frosh-soph football blows out the Lions 50-0

Frosh-soph football blows out the Lions 50-0

Crystal Chan, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under All, Football

In their last home game, the frosh-soph football team blew out the Galileo Lions 50-0, setting their season record at 1-2. They are currently ranked third in the Academic Athletic Association.   Despite the team’s losses in the previous two games, against the Lincoln Mustangs and the Balboa Bucc...

PHOTOS: Frosh-Soph football off to a rocky start against the Bucs and the Mustangs

PHOTOS: Frosh-Soph football off to a rocky start against the Bucs and the Mustangs

Susan Wong, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018


Filed under All, Football, Photo Essays

The Cardinals' frosh-soph football team has had a rough start to their season, barely meeting the required minimum of players and losing their first two games. They lost 44-0 to the Buccaneers on Sep. 28 and 38-6 to the Lincoln Mustangs on Oct. 5. However, the Cards bounced back and blew out the Galileo...

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