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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


Filed under Boys Basketball, Boys Soccer, Boys Water Polo, Cross Country, Fall Sports, Football, Girls Basketball, Girls Golf, Girls Soccer, Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball, Girls Water Polo, Golf, Sports, Uncategorized, Volleyball, Winged Post, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

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-...

Boys basketball winter sports update

Boys basketball winter sports update

by Anjay Saklecha, Sports Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winged Post, Winter Sports

The varsity boys basketball team’s overall record is 7-13 with their league record as 2-8. The boys had their senior night last Friday against Crystal Springs Uplands, where they honored 5 seniors — Abhay Varmaraja, Jonathan Liu, Justin Jia and Jordan Goheen as well as team manager, Alex Youn. ...

Varsity boys basketball loses to Pinewood

Varsity boys basketball loses to Pinewood

by Anvi Banga, Reporter

January 25, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

The Varsity Boys lost against Pinewood 38-66 at the Blackford gym yesterday. After Pinewood won the tip-off, they quickly gained a lead, ending the first quarter with Harker behind 6-21. Harker fought hard in the second quarter to bring the score to 23-38 at halftime. During halftime,the cheer...

Coach Keller reaches 600-win milestone

Coach Keller reaches 600-win milestone

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity boys basketball team defeated Crystal Springs Uplands last night and Head Coach Samuel “Butch” Keller reached the milestone of 600 wins in his career as a coach. Keller has coached basketball for the past 31 years, including 25 seasons before he came to Harker. “I think the only ...

Boys basketball kicks off season with scrimmage against Evergreen Valley High School

Boys basketball kicks off season with scrimmage against Evergreen Valley High School

by Ruhi Sayana, Winged Post Copy Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

The boys varsity basketball team played in a scrimmage against Evergreen Valley High School today in the Blackford gym at 7 p.m. Since the game was a scrimmage, the overall score was not tallied throughout the game. Points were tallied throughout each quarter but were reset before the next quarter...

Varsity boys basketball ends CCS run in first round against San Lorenzo

Varsity boys basketball ends CCS run in first round against San Lorenzo

by Vijay Bharadwaj and Rose Guan

March 2, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winged Post

The varsity boys basketball team began CCS playoffs games on Feb. 23 with a 4-10 league record but lost 47-67 against San Lorenzo Valley last Thursday. Head varsity boys basketball coach Butch Keller expressed his uncertainty about how the team will perform in CCS playoffs prior to the match last...

Varsity boys basketball loses senior night game to Menlo

Varsity boys basketball loses senior night game to Menlo

by Rose Guan and Tiffany Wong

February 20, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The varsity boys basketball team lost 42-55 in a league game against rival Menlo School on its senior night at the Blackford campus yesterday. The boys honored senior team co-captains Rohan Desikan, Elijah Edgehill and Evan Lohn, senior players Prithvi Gudapati, Amar Jain, Raghav Jain, Dhanush Madabusi...

Varsity boys basketball loses by one point to Sacred Heart Preparatory

Varsity boys basketball loses by one point to Sacred Heart Preparatory

by Rose Guan and Tiffany Wong

February 2, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports

Varsity boys basketball lost a close league game 57-58 to the Sacred Heart Preparatory Gators at the Blackford gym today at 6:30 p.m. The boys led the first quarter with a score of 22-12 and entered halftime at 30-29. At the end of the third quarter, the game was tied 43-43. The team’s last league...

Boys varsity basketball wins against King’s Academy

Boys varsity basketball wins against King’s Academy

by Rose Guan and Tiffany Wong

January 30, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The boys varsity basketball team won 51-47 against King’s Academy in its eighth league game at the Blackford gym yesterday at 7:30 p.m. The Eagles maintained a lead throughout the game, scoring 17 points to the Knights’ 10 in the first quarter, entering halftime with a score of 27-20 and scor...

Varsity boys basketball loses to Menlo

Varsity boys basketball loses to Menlo

by Alex Wang, Reporter

January 27, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports

Varsity boys basketball lost to Menlo 49-66 at Menlo School at 8:00 pm yesterday in the team’s seventh league game this season. The two teams began the game evenly in score, with the lead periodically shifting between the two teams. The Knights began to pull ahead in the second quarter, establis...

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