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Girls basketball winter sports update

Girls basketball winter sports update

by Anjay Saklecha, Sports Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winged Post, Winter Sports

The varsity girls basketball team’s overall record is 11-10 with their league record as 4-5. The girls hold their senior night against Crystal Springs Uplands on Feb. 17 at Blackford at 5:30p.m. As they are nearing an end to their season, CCS championships start today. This piece was originally p...

Senior Jordan Thompson reaches 2000-point milestone

Senior Jordan Thompson reaches 2000-point milestone

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Girls Basketball, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Varsity girls basketball player Jordan Thompson (12) reached a 2000-career point milestone on her senior night last Friday. The varsity girls basketball team defeated Crystal Springs Uplands School on senior night. The team played in its first round Central Coast Section (CCS) game today against Sant...

Jordan Thompson becomes leading all-time scorer

Jordan Thompson becomes leading all-time scorer

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor
January 13, 2017
Filed under Girls Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

Senior varsity girls basketball player Jordan Thompson now holds Harker’s record in career points for both the girls and boys teams. Thompson recently broke Alex Abarca’s (09’) previous record of 1723 points. She now holds over 1800 points and counting. She and the varsity girls basketball...

Girls varsity basketball wins first home game of season against Kirby Prep

Girls varsity basketball wins first home game of season against Kirby Prep

by Jin Tuan, Reporter
December 7, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls basketball team won against Georgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School 62-31 in a non-conference game at the Blackford gym yesterday. The Eagles led following the first quarter by a score of 18-4, and maintained the lead in the second quarter, entering halftime with a score of 38-1...

Varsity girls basketball begins season with scrimmage against Aptos High School

Varsity girls basketball begins season with scrimmage against Aptos High School

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls basketball team began its season with a scrimmage against Aptos High School today at Blackford. The desk did not formally count the score for the entire game, instead resetting the score at the end of each of five periods. The girls trailed Aptos in each period, with scores of 8...

Varsity girls basketball loses in first round of CCS against Terra Nova

Varsity girls basketball loses in first round of CCS against Terra Nova

by Sharanya Balaji, Editor-in-Chief
February 24, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls basketball team lost 44-52 in the first round of CCS playoffs against Terra Nova High School at the Blackford gym yesterday. The Eagles led the first quarter with a score of 11-7 and entered halftime behind 23-26. At the end of the third quarter, the girls were ahead 38-35. Coach...

Girls varsity basketball loses close game to King’s Academy

Girls varsity basketball loses close game to King’s Academy

by Maya Valluru, Aquila Copy Editor
January 30, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports

The girls varsity basketball team lost to The King’s Academy 46-50 yesterday at 6:00 p.m. in the Blackford gym. This game marks the end of the first half of the season for the girls, resulting in an overall record of 14-6. The Eagles led the first two quarters by only a point in each. The girls had a high...

Girls basketball additions: Juniors Joelle Anderson and Kailee Gifford join the varsity team

Girls basketball additions: Juniors Joelle Anderson and Kailee Gifford join the varsity team

by Aneesha Kumar and Brian Park
January 29, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winged Post

 Soccer players Joelle Anderson (11) and Kailee Gifford (11), who have signed to play in college, have decided to join basketball this winter sports season. Joelle will play for Pepperdine University, and Kailee is confirmed for the University of California, Berkeley. Joelle Anderson Joelle has some prior practic...

Did you know: Junior Jordan Thompson records as school’s top basketball scorer

Did you know: Junior Jordan Thompson records as school’s top basketball scorer

by Rose Guan, Reporter
January 27, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports

Jordan Thompson (11), a shooting guard on the girls varsity basketball team, has scored 1,268 points in her basketball career so far, surpassing the school record of 1,214 career points accumulated by Daniza Rodriguez (’13). Of Jordan’s 1,268 career points, she has scored 523 this season, for a ...

Varsity girls basketball wins second league match against Crystal Springs

Varsity girls basketball wins second league match against Crystal Springs

by Maya Valluru, Aquila Copy Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The girls varsity basketball team beat Crystal Springs Uplands 57-9 today at 5:00 p.m. in the Blackford Gym. This is the girls’ second league victory of the season, resulting in a total record of 11-3. Although this was not the team’s best match, they secured their victory with effective defense and a ...

New coaches join girls basketball team

New coaches join girls basketball team

by Katherine Zhang and Rose Guan
November 20, 2015
Filed under Girls Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports

Tomas Thompson and Dan Pringle joined the varsity girls basketball team as the new head coach and assistant coach respectively on Nov. 2, replacing former head coach Alfredo Andrew Alves. Thompson, originally from Santa Cruz, played basketball throughout high school and college. He continued to teach ...

Varsity girl’s basketball defeats Crystal Springs Uplands

Varsity girl’s basketball defeats Crystal Springs Uplands

by Maya Kumar, Reporter
January 10, 2015
Filed under Girls Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls basketball team won against the Crystal Springs Uplands School’s Gryphons 54-11 at Blackford on Friday. Harker maintained a lead throughout the whole game. The first quarter was mostly defensive. Harker scored eight points, while Crystal Springs scored two. In the next quarter,...

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