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Football Fall Season Recap

Football Fall Season Recap

by Neil Bai and Anjay Saklecha
November 20
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...

Spirited away to Homecoming

Spirited away to Homecoming

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor
November 18
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
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...

A week in football: 10/17/16

A week in football: 10/17/16

by Justin Su, Sports Editor
October 28
Filed under Football, Sports

The football team took on St. Francis Watsonville last Friday, and defeated them 49-27. The eagles were in the lead the entire game. The Eagles were originally going to face Emory this week, but Emory has forfeited the game, giving the eagles a bye week.               ...

Football Fall Sports Update

Football Fall Sports Update

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor
October 20
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Winged Post

The varsity football team holds a current overall record of 3-4. The team currently plays regular season games that do not count towards their standings for the CIF Division IV playoffs. “The football season’s been going well, but it’s been tough; we’ve had some bad luck here and there, whi...

Sitting vs Standing during the Anthem

Sitting vs Standing during the Anthem

by Justin Su, Sports Editor
October 11
Filed under Football, Sports, Uncategorized, Winged Post

San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick has recently received criticism from some and support from others after deciding not to stand during the national anthem before football games. His protest started during the preseason to protest injustices against African-Americans and othe...

Varsity football team loses home opener to Menlo

Varsity football team loses home opener to Menlo

by Melissa Kwan, TALON Seniors Editor
September 11
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The varsity football team lost 48-0 in their home opener against Menlo Friday night. With quarterback Nate Kelly (11), linebacker James Pauli (11) and center Dominic Cea (11) unable to play, the Eagles needed to adjust to a new lineup and strategy. “This game was a total left turn for us,” ...

Varsity football team defeats Yerba Buena Warriors in first game of season

Varsity football team defeats Yerba Buena Warriors in first game of season

by Prameela Kottapalli, Asst. Features Editor
August 27
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The varsity football team won its first game of the season 21-14 against the Yerba Buena Warriors last night at Yerba Buena High School. The Eagles entered halftime down 0-7 but made a comeback early in the third quarter when wide receiver Anthony Contreras (11) received a pass from quarterback ...

Varsity football loses league championship to Stellar Prep on senior night

Varsity football loses league championship to Stellar Prep on senior night

by Justin Su, Assistant Sports Editor
November 2
Filed under Football, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The Eagles lost to Stellar Prep Academy 7-34 last Friday on Davis Field during their senior night and league championship game. Before the game, football seniors Johnathan Keller, Oisin Coveney, Nikhil Ramgiri, Trenton Thomas, Miles DeWitt and cheerleading seniors Alisa Wakita, Marita del Alto, a...

Eagles defeat Santa Cruz Cardinals in homecoming matchup

Eagles defeat Santa Cruz Cardinals in homecoming matchup

by Ria Gandhi and Justin Su
October 4
Filed under Football, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The varsity football team won its homecoming game against Santa Cruz yesterday with a score of 23-13. Touchdowns were scored by running back Demonte Aleem (9) and Anthony Contreras (10). The Eagles began the game with a slow start, dropping six points to the Santa Cruz Cardinals in the first quarter. A...

Football teams take on Yerba Buena for first game of the season

Football teams take on Yerba Buena for first game of the season

by Justin Su, Asst. Sports Editor
September 8
Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The junior varsity and varsity football teams played against Yerba Buena High School this Friday on Davis Field for their first game of the season with both teams losing 6-20 and 21-38 respectively. The junior varsity game started at 4 pm. Despite losing the game, left tackle player Matthew Lee (10)...

New football head coach introduces improved practice format

New football head coach introduces improved practice format

by Aditya Varshney and Vignesh Panchanatham
September 2
Filed under Football, Sports

Former assistant coach Mike Tirabassi accepted the varsity football team’s head coaching position this offseason and worked with the coaching staff to make practice schedules simpler and drills less likely to result in injury.   Tirabassi entered the varsity football head coach position following former head...

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