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Wrestling winter sports update

Wrestling winter sports update

by Anjay Saklecha, Sports Editor
February 27
Filed under Sports, Winged Post, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling participated in the SCVAL Tournament on Feb. 10 and Feb. 11 at Fremont High School. Their CCS Championships are held in the end of February on the 24 and 25. The Eagles had their senior night on Jan. 31, honoring three seniors this year — Davis Howard, Diego Figueroa and Danny Reidenbach. ...

Did you know: Davis Howard (11) becomes fourth wrestler to make league finals in Harker history

Did you know: Davis Howard (11) becomes fourth wrestler to make league finals in Harker history

by Danya Zhang and Trisha Dwivedi
February 25
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Wrestling

On Feb. 13, the day of the league tournament, Davis Howard (11) became the fourth wrestler to make the league finals in Harker history entering in second place. After making history and getting this far in league, he described the importance of his techniques and teammates. While waiting between...

Wrestling team loses third meet of the season to Santa Clara

Wrestling team loses third meet of the season to Santa Clara

by Justin Su, Asst. Sports Editor
January 21
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Wrestling

The wrestling team lost their third meet to Santa Clara High School 36-66, winning one match and losing four yesterday. Anthony Contreras (10) and Davis Howard (11) had forfeits from Santa Clara, giving them automatic wins. Coach Karriem Stinson gave his thoughts on how the meet went for the team. ...

Wrestling loses first meet of the season to Los Altos High

Wrestling loses first meet of the season to Los Altos High

by Justin Su, Asst. Sports Editor
January 8
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Wrestling

The wrestling team lost to Los Altos High School yesterday afternoon at the Blackford gym 2-5 in their first meet of their season. Coach Karriem Stinson also his thoughts on the first meet of the season. “What we’ve been working on is just being strong, so I think that’s coming along, once we get our...

Started from the bottom now he’s here: Anni Ankola’s journey through wrestling

Started from the bottom now he’s here: Anni Ankola’s journey through wrestling

by Anokhi Saklecha and Shannon Su
January 12
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Wrestling

Senior Anni Ankola proves that it is never too late to find one’s passion. With no previous experience, current team co-captain, Anni, started wrestling later than most, as a junior. He soon discovered that wrestling serves as an outlet for him and he enjoys the thrill of the activity. When he...

Wrestling Advances to CCS

Wrestling Advances to CCS

by Alyssa Amick, Aquila Managing Editor
February 18
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Wrestling

After a two-day league championship meet over February break, two Upper school students, Darian Edvalson (12) and Davis Howard (9) have advanced to CCS. Darian placed 6 out of 14, beating opponents from Palo Alto and Fremont High School. This is the second year he has qualified for CCS. “I'm so exci...

Daniel Wang recognized at wrestling senior night

Daniel Wang recognized at wrestling senior night

by Cheryl Liu
February 1
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Wrestling

Before the match against Cupertino High School, the wrestling team honored Daniel Wang (12) as the only senior in the program. Read More »...

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