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Super Bowl 51 Recap

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017

  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

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...

The Brawl at the Australian Open

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

February 5, 2017

On January 28 & 29, two tennis matches dominated headlines as four of the world’s best players battled it out in Australia’s Melbourne Park. On Saturday, in the women’s singles match finale sisters Venus and Serena Williams of the United States fought for the championship trophy. The next d...

DHS Reacts To Super Bowl 51

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

February 5, 2017

On February 5, 2017, a showdown will be held in NRG Stadium, Houston between two of the NFL’s best teams, On one side, the New England Patriots, frightening opponents with the Belichick and Brady duo, ruining many offenses with the best defense in the league, and having the reputation as the most hate...

NBA Season Predictions

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

January 2, 2017

Although a third of the 2016-2017 NBA season has passed by, many basketball fans have found themselves surprised by the way events have unfolded. As the rest of the season plays out, here are predictions about ten more surprises that may take place this season.   1) For the first time in his career, Russell...

Wrestling Season Update: Cuffing Season or Weight Cutting Season?

Pradeep Arumugam, Guest Writer

December 5, 2016

While couples are getting together for the fall cuddling with each other, wrestlers are starting to lose weight to make it down to their desired weight classes. This is also the first year in all of Dublin High Wrestling history all 14 weight classes are completely filled out, with one back up wrestlers...

Soccer Season Update

Jackson Calhoun, Guest Writer

December 5, 2016

This year DHS Soccer is poised to take on their new league, EBAL. Both Men’s and Women’s teams will be entering the league virtually blind as to what the competition will bring. However, we do know that our rivals, Dougherty Valley, will be entering the league with us. The Men’s Varsity tea...

Cross Country Boys Make DHS History at NCS

Cross Country Boys Make DHS History at NCS

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief

November 24, 2016

On November 19, 2016, DHS history was made. After many years of barely missing the cut, the DHS Boys Varsity Cross Country qualified for the state championship as a team through a stunning NCS victory. The varsity boys team had had a phenomenal season so far this year, taking first place at multip...

Fall Sports Recap

Fall Sports Recap

Sumedh Vaidy, Sports Editor

November 24, 2016

Girls Tennis: In the East Bay Athletic League (EBAL) with 10 teams, The Dublin High Varsity Girls Tennis team ended up with a league record of 3-9, coming in at 7th place in the East Bay Athletic League. In terms of standings, the girls ended up behind San Ramon Valley High and were ahead of Caro...

DHS Cross Country: EBALs Champions

DHS Cross Country: EBALs Champions

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

November 15, 2016

November 4, 2016 is the date of an important milestone for the DHS cross country team. For the first time in cross-country history, the Varsity Boys team finally took home the East Bay Athletic League (EBAL) title, making them the first DHS sports team to win this title since the school switched athle...