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Spring Sports Recap

Spring Sports Recap

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

June 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys Baseball This year, the Varsity Dublin baseball team has posted up a record of 11-13, including a record of 3-10 against other teams in the East Bay Athletic League. This places the team at 5th place in the East Bay Athletic League with high school teams Livermore, Granada, Amador Valley, and Footb...

The Powderpuff Game, A Fun, Energetic Evening

The Powderpuff Game, A Fun, Energetic Evening

Kaushikee Nayudu, Associate Managing Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

This Friday, May 11th, Dublin High School students took a break from the stress of ap testing and finals to have some fun at the annual powderpuff game. The powderpuff game is a football game between a senior and junior team. The twist, however, is that the girls play football while the boys cheer f...

Alex Cappa’s Journey to the NFL

Alex Cappa’s Journey to the NFL

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Alex Cappa received the call of a lifetime from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers notifying him that he was being drafted as the 94th pick. Cappa described this feeling as “amazing… a long-awaited call and definitely something I’ve dreamed about.” Cappa has had a long journey to make it to the NFL, starting...

Dublin High’s 11th Annual Dublin Distance Fiesta

Dublin High’s 11th Annual Dublin Distance Fiesta

Audrey Kang, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

On Saturday, March 17th, the Dublin High School track and field team  organized its 11th annual Dublin Distance Fiesta. The Dublin Distance Fiesta is the largest distance meet in the United States. 2018 marked a year of record attendance and participation, with 101 schools attending, 2334 students athlet...

Winter Sports

Winter Sports

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Compared to the other winter sports, the Dublin High Basketball team had a dominant season, with an overall record of 24-4 for the boys’ team and a record of 23-4 for the girls’ team. Both teams finished at the 1st seed in the EBAL (East Bay Athletic League) rankings. The men team lost in the EBAL C...

A Recap on the 2018 Winter Olympics

A Recap on the 2018 Winter Olympics

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, World

As the highly anticipated 2018 Winter Olympics comes to an end, let’s take a moment to recap on this year’s highlights. While Norway ended with a world record of 39 medals, that didn’t stop the US from having an exceptional season, earning a total of 23 medals and coming out 4th in the overall s...

DHS Reacts to Super Bowl 52

DHS Reacts to Super Bowl 52

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

February 4, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, United States, World

On February 6th, 2017, a showdown will be held in U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis between two of the NFL’s best teams: the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles. Led by 5-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady, the New England Patriots finished with a 13-3 record in the regular season to clinch...

Girls Basketball Silent Night – A Game to Remember

Girls Basketball Silent Night – A Game to Remember

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Once upon a time, in a land of music far, far away, a great band called The Score said: “Keeping us down is impossible ‘cause we're unstoppable”. I think they might just have been talking about the lady gaels. On January 23rd, the girl’s basketball silent night took place. Silent night is an an...

Lesila Finau: From Half-Court Games With Her Brother to Division One College Basketball

Lesila Finau: From Half-Court Games With Her Brother to Division One College Basketball

Kaushikee Nayudu, Associate Managing Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Lesila Finau, currently a senior at Dublin High, is one of the talented athletes who will be playing for the University of Minnesota Twin Cities’ Division I basketball team this fall. Recently, the Shield sat down with Finau to capture this athlete’s story and aspirations.   Finau revealed that she had been playing bas...

A Wrap-Up to Dublin Cross Country’s Successful Season: Second at States

A Wrap-Up to Dublin Cross Country’s Successful Season: Second at States

Kyle Morrison, Guest Writer who ran in the race

December 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

It was a cool and dusty fall day at Woodward Park in Fresno, California as the boys on the Dublin Cross Country team attempted to put an exclamation point on their historic season with a win at the state meet. With amazing performances throughout the season at major meets like Ed Sias (1st), Clovis (2nd...