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Fall athletes win league and division awards

Fall athletes win league and division awards

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Online Exclusive, Sports

Fall athletes have completed their seasons, accumulating many awards in the process. Girls Volleyball The girls volleyball team finished its season with a 3-6 record in league, 6-18 overall. The team won the Central Coast Section (CCS) Academic Championship, which is awarded to the team with ...

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 ...

Girls Volleyball Fall Season Recap

Girls Volleyball Fall Season Recap

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

Varsity Girls Volleyball won their senior night game on October 27 3-1, improving to a 6-18 overall record and a league record of 3-6. The game was the last of their season as the team did not qualify for CCS. “As a sophomore who just joined I loved playing with upperclassmen, although we had a ...

Girls Tennis Fall Season Recap

Girls Tennis Fall Season Recap

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

The girls tennis team finished their regular season with a 4-4 league record and a 10-4 overall record. They beat Presentation High School and Pinewood School both 6-1 as their last games in the regular season to qualify for CCS. The Eagles then played their senior night game against Sacred Heart on No...

Girls Golf Fall Season Recap

Girls Golf Fall Season Recap

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

The girls golf team finished their league championship score beating Castilleja by one stroke to finish 2nd place overall. Senior Vienna Wang, freshman Larissa Tyagi and Katelyn Vo and junior Alisa Su all had their career bests during this match helping them qualify for CCS that took place on Nov. 1. ...

Girls Water Polo Fall Season Recap

Girls Water Polo Fall Season Recap

by Neil Bai and Anjay Saklecha
November 21, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, Sports, Winged Post

The girls water polo team finished with a 3-9 league record and a 5-15 overall record this season. The girls faced Saratoga High School in the first round of the SCVAL League Tournament on Oct. 25 with a score of 1-7. Then they played Lynbrook High School, losing 2-10, on Oct. 26. On Oct. 28, they be...

Boys Water Polo Fall Season Recap

Boys Water Polo Fall Season Recap

by Neil Bai and Anjay Saklecha
November 20, 2016
Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Sports, Winged Post

The boys water polo team finished their season with a 10-2 league record and a 19-8 overall record. The team beat Lynbrook High School overtime 12-11 in the SCVAL League Tournament to earn a co-league championship and a spot in CCS for the first time in Harker history. The Eagles lost 5-14 against Ha...

Football Fall Season Recap

Football Fall Season Recap

by Neil Bai and Anjay Saklecha
November 20, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Winged Post

The varsity football team currently holds a 5-5 overall record this season. The team had both their senior night ceremony and their homecoming game against Stellar Preparatory High on Nov. 5. They ultimately lost 7-42 against the Thunder; however, because of their overall record, the Eagles qualified fo...

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...

Spirited away to Homecoming

Spirited away to Homecoming

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

The varsity football team lost to Stellar Preparatory High School in the homecoming game on Nov. 5, which doubled as the team’s senior night. Prior to the game, senior football players Saketh Gurram, Danny Reidenbach, Will Park, Davis Howard, Kailee Gifford, Anthony Crook, Rishabh Nijhawan and Norm...

Eagles lose 7-42 on homecoming night

Eagles lose 7-42 on homecoming night

by Nicole Chen and Anjay Saklecha
November 7, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Varsity football lost their homecoming and senior night game 7-42 to Stellar Preparatory High School yesterday night. To start off the night, the school honored all the seniors on the varsity football team, including  Saketh Gurram, Danny Reidenbach, Will Park, Davis Howard, Kailee Gifford, Ant...

Girls golf finishes ninth in CCS tournament

Girls golf finishes ninth in CCS tournament

by Nerine Uyanik, Reporter
November 4, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Golf, Online Exclusive, Sports

The girls golf team competed against 12 other schools in their second appearance at the Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament on Tuesday. The team left for the golf course the day before the tournament and lodged at the Hyatt Regency Monterey. “We were just pretty excited that we got into C...

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