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Ooh, Ahh, You Wish You Were a Lady Gael: Dublin High Girls’ Tennis Takes the Courts

Ooh, Ahh, You Wish You Were a Lady Gael: Dublin High Girls’ Tennis Takes the Courts

Abigale Kim, Guest Writer

September 17, 2017

Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Tennis season has officially started! That isn’t everyone’s thought on the first day of school, but it was mine as I walked to the tennis courts. I have been a part of our school’s girls’ tennis team for three years, and I was excited for my fourth and final season.   Other teammates h...

Mayweather vs McGregor: The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

September 11, 2017

Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports, United States, World

Conor McGregor may be the UFC Lightweight Champion, fighting with intensity that has never been matched by any other mixed martial artist; however, when he stepped onto the boxing ring on August 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, he showed that he belongs in the MMA cage instead. His opponent also helped him re...

Federer Chased History and Won

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

August 12, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports, World

Despite being a 35 year old man, Swiss athlete Roger Federer played like he was a decade younger when he won the 2017 Wimbledon Tennis singles title against Croatian player Marin Čilić on July 16, 2017. He effortlessly won seven other trophies on the same London lawn. However this eighth singles title s...

Dublin Athletes College-Bound

Dublin Athletes College-Bound

Morgan Minkler, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the school year comes to a close, many of Dublin High’s student athletes have received the opportunity to compete at the collegiate level. According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) “Of the nearly eight million students currently participating in high school athletics in the U...

Volleyball Debuts Men’s Program at DHS

Volleyball Debuts Men’s Program at DHS

Kiana Meagher, Social Media Manager

March 23, 2017

Filed under Community, Sports, Student Life

  For students at Dublin High, Men’s Powderpuff Volleyball has been one of the most exciting events of the school’s Greek Week. However, the increase of popularity and level of competition among the students raised questions on whether or not the game would eventually be considered as a f...

NCS Basketball Championship

Janice Liu, Layout & Staff Writer

March 11, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, March 2, 2017 , Dublin High played against De La Salle High in the North Coast Section Division I boys’ championship game at Sant Mary’s College. The De La Salle Spartans defeated the Dublin Gaels with a narrow score of 53 to 51.   “It was definitely a heartbreaking loss. W...

DHS Men’s Basketball: EBAL Champions

DHS Men’s Basketball: EBAL Champions

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

March 1, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Following the loss to De La Salle on January 26, 2017, the Dublin High Basketball team vowed to avenge their loss on a bigger stage. This opportunity to call it even came around on February 18, 2017 when the Dublin High Basketball Team faced De La Salle High with a home court advantage. This was no or...

Wrestling: Brains, Brawn, and… Girls?

Arielle Lew, Writer

February 19, 2017

Filed under Community, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Who says girls can't wrestle? Read this article to get a female wrestler's perspective on her male-dominated sport.

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Super Bowl 51 Recap

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017

Filed under Sports, United States

  In the most entertaining Super Bowl in a long time, we saw the New England Patriots triumph over the Atlanta Falcons in a nail-biting 4th quarter and overtime. This Super Bowl broke many records, such as most Super Bowls won by a single quarterback and single head coach, largest deficit ove...

Girls’ Silent Night

Girls’ Silent Night

Anissa Rashid, Writer

February 8, 2017

Filed under Community, Showcase, Sports

The Girls Varsity Basketball Team won 59-52 against Livermore on Friday. Our Lady Gaels are currently having a great season and are third in the league. They deserve recognition and appreciation for all their hard work throughout the season. Silent Night was a success, the bleachers were full of stud...