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Washington Wizards beat Charlotte Hornets: An NBA game in photos

Washington Wizards beat Charlotte Hornets: An NBA game in photos

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Muthu Panchanatham

November 24, 2019

An overwhelming rush of color and noise filled the Capital One Arena on Friday night, such a great onslaught to the senses that it was difficult to take in everything that was happening. Bright lights from several projecting screens illuminated the court below, as they flashed the names of both adver...

Sports preview: Week of Nov. 4

Sports preview: Week of Nov. 4

by Aditya Singhvi, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

A few fall sports — Girls Golf, Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball and Cross Country — will continue their playoff season next week, while four winter sports — girls basketball, boys basketball, girls soccer, and boys soccer — begin mandatory practices starting Monday.  Girls Golf The Girls Golf team, after finish...

7 Seniors Commit to College Athletics During Signing Day

7 Seniors Commit to College Athletics During Signing Day

by Vishnu Kannan, Reporter

April 21, 2019

Members of the Harker community gathered in the Athletics center on Thursday at 12:45 during a long lunch to support the seven seniors from the Class of 2019 who have committed to play college sports. The seniors included Jarrett Anderson, who committed to play volleyball at Springfield College; Joshua ...

Varsity boys, girls basketball fall in first round of CCS playoffs

Varsity boys, girls basketball fall in first round of CCS playoffs

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 19, 2019

The varsity girls basketball team fell to James Lick High School with a final score of 64-55 last Friday, while the varsity boys fell 63-52 to Palma High School last Saturday. This represented the first round of Central Coast Section (CCS) play for both teams, and their respective losses eliminated...

Varsity boys basketball soundly defeats Pinewood, celebrates seniors

Varsity boys basketball soundly defeats Pinewood, celebrates seniors

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 14, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team beat Pinewood 77-50 during their senior night game on Feb. 12, ending the regular season with a league record of 6-8. Seniors Jarrett Anderson, Trevor Thompson, Gene Wang and Richard Wang were honored at the ceremony with flowers as they were accompanied b...

Winter sports teams receive CCS Scholastic awards

Winter sports teams receive CCS Scholastic awards

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

February 6, 2019

The 2018-2019 Central Coast Section Winter Scholastic Championship Team awards, announced on Tuesday, honored the varsity boys basketball, girls soccer and boys soccer teams for their academic performance. These commendations, given out by the CCS board of managers, are made up of five of the tea...

Varsity boys basketball stumbles against Eastside

Varsity boys basketball stumbles against Eastside

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team fell 32-61 to the Eastside College Preparatory Panthers at home today evening, bringing the Eagles' overall record to 10-11 and league record to 5-6. The game began slowly, with neither team able to score until halfway through the first quarter, when 2 Eastside points...

Varsity boys basketball suffers loss to Sacred Heart

Varsity boys basketball suffers loss to Sacred Heart

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 26, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team lost 59-45 to the Sacred Heart Prep Gators last night at home, bringing their overall record to 8-10 and their league record to 3-5. After giving up a 1-9 lead to begin the game and standing at 21-44 at halftime, the Eagles were unable to recover and ultimately fell ...

Boys basketball falters against King’s Academy

Boys basketball falters against King’s Academy

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 20, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team fell 42-60 to the King’s Academy Knights on Thursday night in a league matchup at home, bringing their overall record to 7-9 and their league record to 2-4. After being tied 5-5 early in the game, the Knights went on an uninterrupted 13-point run to bring the s...

Varsity boys basketball falls to Menlo

Varsity boys basketball falls to Menlo

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 16, 2019

Varsity boys basketball lost to Menlo 61-40 at home in a league matchup on Tuesday, bringing their overall record to 7-8 and their league record to 2-3. After falling behind 13-4 at the end of the first quarter, the Eagles were unable to overcome the Menlo lead despite a small comeback in the second....

Varsity boys basketball trounces Woodside Priory

Varsity boys basketball trounces Woodside Priory

by Muthu Panchanatham and Aditya Singhvi

January 9, 2019

Varsity boys basketball won 49-38 in a home league matchup against Woodside Priory on Tuesday evening despite several key players out injured. The Eagles are 6-6 on the season and next play at Eastside College Prep on Friday. “I was very pleased,” head coach Butch Keller said. “Team defense...

As fall sports end, winter sports take flight

As fall sports end, winter sports take flight

by Kushal Shah and Saloni Shah

December 7, 2018

The fall season of sports ended and was marked by historic results for both girls volleyball and girls golf. Girls golf won the WBAL championship by an unprecedented 44 strokes and was just the seventh team in Harker history to qualify for NorCals, the last time being 12 years ago in 2006. Sophomo...

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