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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Abhi Namala (12) pushes past Basis players to shoot. The team fell to Basis 51-60 on Jan. 5.

Varsity boys basketball team loses to Basis 51-60 in hard-fought game

by Emma Milner, Assistant Sports Editor January 12, 2023

The varsity boys basketball team fell to BASIS Independent Silicon Valley 51-60 during a home game on Jan. 5. Basis started off strong, with Harker trailing behind 4-11. The Eagles struggled to keep...

KJ Williams (12) points while playing with the varsity boys basketball team on Dec. 16. The team defeated Design Tech High School at home, with a score of 63-47.

Varsity boys basketball dominates Design Tech 63-47

by Emma Gao, Vika Gautham, and Olivia Xu December 30, 2022

The varsity boys basketball team defeated Design Tech High School 63-47 at home on Dec. 16.  The game started with Harker winning the tip-off, and they established a 16-10 lead by the end of the first...

Caden Ruan (9) dribbles the ball while on the offensive against University Prep. The Eagles defeated University Prep 63-22 on Tuesday.

Junior varsity boys basketball team crushes University Preparatory 63-22

by Alison Yang, Jessica Wang, and Andrew Liang December 14, 2022

The junior varsity boys basketball team defeated University Preparatory Academy 63-22 on Tuesday.  Guard Robinson Xiang (9) won the tipoff, setting Gary Jin (10) up for a three-pointer to open the...

Anya Chauhan (11) races to gain possession of the ball. The varsity girls soccer teams overall record stands at 2-0.

Weekly sports previews: Dec. 5 to Dec.9

by Emma Milner, Kevin Zhang, Gabe Sachse, and Hima Thota December 5, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week’s slate of winter sports games and updates on how each team is performing below! Girls basketball The varsity girls basketball team started...

Ethan Lei (9) dribbles the ball down the court. The Eagles jumped to an early lead and grew it through a barrage of two-pointers and free throws.

Frosh and sophomore boys basketball open season with 45-18 Stratford win

by Alison Yang, Assistant A&E Editor November 30, 2022

The frosh and sophomore boys basketball team defeated Stratford San Jose 45-18 in their first game of the season on Nov. 22.  Jumping to 11-3 early into the first quarter, the Eagles maintained and...

Michael Chang (11) drives the play across the floor flanked by his teammates. Varsity boys basketball kicked off their season with a strong home win over Yerba Buena High School, scoring 83-28 in their first unofficial league game on Tuesday.

Varsity boys basketball team dominates Yerba Buena High School 83-28

by Jessica Tang and Brandon Zau November 27, 2022

Varsity boys basketball kicked off their season with a strong home win over Yerba Buena High School, scoring 83-28 in their first unofficial league game on Tuesday.  The Eagles opened the first quarter...

Bowen Xia dribbles through Aptos High School defenders at the varsity boys basketball teams scrimmage on Nov. 19. Point guard Bowen Xia (10) made multiple two pointers in the second quarter.

Varsity boys basketball wins two quarters in season’s second scrimmage

by Isabella Lo and Katerina Matta November 26, 2022

Boys varsity basketball won two out of four quarters against Aptos High School at home on Nov. 19.  Aptos started strong in the first quarter, scoring the first six points and ending the quarter up...

The celebrated seniors, their families and coaches line up for a picture after the senior night ceremony. 15 minutes later, the game against Kings Academy began.

Varsity boys basketball team celebrates senior night against King’s Academy

by Kinnera Mulam, Copy Editor February 27, 2022

“Defense! Defense! Defense!” Thunder rumbles through the quaking bleachers in the Athletics Center as the crowd stomps their feet, hoots and cheers escaping them. The squeaking of basketball shoes...

Sports slideshow: Jan. 25

Sports slideshow: Jan. 25

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor January 25, 2022

Liam Jeffers (9) waits for the referees call while a teammate gestures to indicate the Eagles had possession of the ball. The referee decided in the Eagles favor.

Freshman and sophomore boys basketball team triumphs over Nueva

by Trisha Iyer, Assistant Features Editor January 18, 2022

The freshman and sophomore boys basketball team defeated Nueva 45-30 last Tuesday for their first win of the season. The Eagles jumped out to an early lead, scoring a series of two-pointers and a free...

Anjali Yella (10) dribbles the ball between her legs while watching out for the opponent players around her.

Weekly Previews: Jan. 10-14

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor January 11, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week's slate of basketball and soccer games below!

Charles Ding (12) attempts a three-pointer from the corner during the varsity boys basketball teams match against Gunderson High School. The boys won 63-51.

Varsity boys basketball team defeats Gunderson High School 63-51

by Sabrina Zhu and Lavanya Subramanian January 6, 2022

The varsity boys basketball team defeated Gunderson High School 63-51 at home last Thursday, Dec. 30. Bowen Xia (9) put the Eagles on the board with two free throws. Kevin Zhang (10) and Bowen then each...

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