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Boys basketball clinches first-round CCS win over Design Tech, falters in second round

Boys basketball clinches first-round CCS win over Design Tech, falters in second round

by Aditya Singhvi, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

The varsity boys basketball team clinched a 71-48 win over Design Tech in the first round of the CCS Division IV playoffs at home on Friday, advancing to a second-round matchup against Scotts Valley on Saturday that the Eagles dropped 48-42.  Heading into the game, the Eagles (7-17) were seeded ninth in th...

Winter sports begin playoff competition

Winter sports begin playoff competition

by Muthu Panchanatham, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2020

As winter sports league play comes to an end, Harker basketball and soccer teams turn towards the upcoming playoffs. Having started their seasons in late October, the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs are a culmination of the hard work and determination of the teams. Girls Soccer The varsity girls soccer team fini...

Boys basketball falls to Priory on senior night

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Aditya Singhvi

February 17, 2020

The varsity boys basketball team (7-17) fell 63-28 at home in a senior night matchup against Woodside Priory last Tuesday.  Prior to tipoff, the team held a ceremony honoring each of 10 seniors, including team managers Griffin Crook, Adhya Hoskote and Caroline Yager; and players Kevin Chen, Jack ...

Varsity boys basketball falls to Sacred Heart

Varsity boys basketball falls to Sacred Heart

by Tessa Muhle, Reporter

January 14, 2020

The varsity boys basketball team lost 79-45 to the Sacred Heart Prep Gators at home last Thursday, bringing their overall record to 6-6 and their league record to 0-2. The game started quickly, with Sacred Heart quickly racking up 18 points to Harker’s 6 by the end of the first quarter and the s...

Weekly recap: Winter sports leap into early competition

Weekly recap: Winter sports leap into early competition

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

December 15, 2019

Boys Basketball After kicking off their season with a team trip to Maui, Hawaii, in late November, varsity boys basketball has had a strong showing in recent games and currently maintains an overall record of 4-3. This week, the Eagles competed at the 58th Annual James Lick Invitational Tournament (JLIT) f...

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 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...

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