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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 20, 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 15, 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 8, 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...

Harker varsity boys basketball to face Carmel in CCS quarterfinals

Harker varsity boys basketball to face Carmel in CCS quarterfinals

by Kushal Shah, Reporter

February 23, 2018

Seeded number 12 in league, the varsity boys basketball team upset the number five seed Pacific Grove team 58-45 on Thursday night. They now look to defeat the number 4 seed Carmel today in the quarterfinals of the CCS playoffs. Today’s game has a revenge factor for the boys varsity team as well; Carmel be...

Varsity boys basketball wins against Crystal Springs

Varsity boys basketball wins against Crystal Springs

by Nicole Chen, Aquila Features Editor

January 3, 2018

Upper school varsity boys basketball won 74-38 against Crystal Springs Uplands School at their home game today at 6 p.m. The Eagles started out strong with a 21-10 lead over Crystal Springs in the first quarter. They retained their position over Crystal Springs, going into halftime with a score of 38-...

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