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Iyer on Fire

Iyer on Fire

by Rose Guan, Wingspan Senior Staff Writer and Designer
June 11, 2017
Filed under Cross Country, Editor's Pick, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Track and Field

It’s a cool afternoon in mid-December, the off-season for a cross-country or track runner. Nikitha “Niki” Iyer (‘17) wears a gray hoodie over black track pants, to ward against the cold. She adjusts a USA Track Foundation sweatband, checks her watch as she walks out of her Cupertino house—an...

Cross Country Fall Season Recap

Cross Country Fall Season Recap

by Neil Bai and Anjay Saklecha
November 21, 2016
Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports, Winged Post

The cross country team competed in the WBAL Championships on Nov. 4. Niki Iyer (12) ran her best race of the year in the league event prior to the championships, winning first place. "I think the season went pretty well for me and I think the team has improved overall. Everyone has improved over ...

Niki Iyer sets record at WBAL meet

Niki Iyer sets record at WBAL meet

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports, Winged Post

Senior cross country runner Nikita “Niki” Iyer was named as one of The Mercury News’ Athletes of the Week from the South Bay/Peninsula area. She was recognized for winning the West Bay Athletic League’s No. 2 race at Baylands Park, completing the course in 18 minutes and nine seconds, recording the...

Cross-Country Fall Sports Update

Cross-Country Fall Sports Update

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor
October 20, 2016
Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports, Winged Post

The cross-country team recently competed in the Lowell, De La Salle, Stanford and Serra Invitationals and the WBAL preliminaries. The team is currently training for future invitationals and the WBAL championships and CCS Championships later on. “Cross country has been going really well. The whole...

Cross country honors seniors at WBAL league championships

Cross country honors seniors at WBAL league championships

by Vivian Isenberg, Aquila Humor & Satire Editor
November 8, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The cross country team ran in its last team meet of the season and honored senior team members at the WBAL league championships at Crystal Springs Cross Country Course in Belmont, yesterday. The race took place on the arduous 2.95 mile course with multiple hills and pounding heat. Seniors Corey Gonzales...

Cross country team attends final meet of the season

Cross country team attends final meet of the season

by Meilan Steimle
October 24, 2013
Filed under Cross Country, Online Exclusive, Sports

The cross country team ran at its final meet of the season at Crystal Springs today. Read More »

Niki Iyer wins Santa Clara County girl athlete of the week

Niki Iyer wins Santa Clara County girl athlete of the week

by Sharanya Balaji
October 19, 2013
Filed under Cross Country, Online Exclusive, Sports

Setting a school record, Nikitha Iyer (9) became the San Jose Mercury News’ Santa Clara County girl athlete of the week in the Crystal Springs Sierra Invitational on Saturday, October 12. Read More »...

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