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Winter Sports

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

March 13, 2018

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

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

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

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

February 4, 2018

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

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

Kaushikee Nayudu, Associate Managing Editor

January 26, 2018

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

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...

A History of the Dublin Unified Soccer League

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

December 25, 2017

The Dublin United Soccer League has become a major organization with junior athletics in Dublin. Its program has consistently had success in major competitions and tournaments throughout the area. The program has been consistent and methodical, with the majority of all three Dublin High School soccer...

Julia Ni: Dublin High’s Golf Team at NCS

Julia Ni: Dublin High’s Golf Team at NCS

Audrey Kang, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017

On October 30th, six of Dublin High School’s Varsity Girl’s Golf players competed at the North Coast Section (NCS) tournament.   “We placed 4th out of 22 teams! I am so proud of our team for playing so well,” says senior Julia Ni. This spectacular performance is one of the DHS Golf T...

Recap and Recall: the 2017 World Series

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

December 3, 2017

After defeating the 3rd seeded Boston Red Sox (93-69) in a four game series and the 4th seeded (91-71) New York Yankees led by rookie phenom Aaron Judge in a seven game series, the 2nd seeded Houston Astros emerged as the American League champion. Houston surprised everyone with an improved record of 101-...

2017 Dublin High Cross Country Season Highlights

2017 Dublin High Cross Country Season Highlights

Sumedh Vaidyanathan and Vikram Nithyanandam

November 19, 2017

The DHS cross country team has had an outstanding season this year. The team recently ran in the EBAL Championships, in which they won the Boys Frosh/Soph and Boys Varsity divisions in the 3 mile course at Shadowcliff Regional Park, Pleasanton.   This season, our cross country team has part...