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Boys soccer ties Leland 2-2

Boys soccer ties Leland 2-2

by Lauren Liu and Irina Malyugina

January 13, 2020

The varsity boys soccer team ended their close game against Leland High in a tie 2-2 last Wednesday, while the junior varsity team lost 3-1.  “It’s definitely been a bit challenging for the boys. The boys are really starting to get to know each other, and it’s coming together,” varsity boys...

Live Updates: Soccer teams host last annual Kicks Against Cancer

Live Updates: Soccer teams host last annual Kicks Against Cancer

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Vishnu Kannan, and Alysa Suleiman

January 10, 2020

8:15 p.m. Coming out of the half following a dominant first half showing for the Eagles, the Eagles and the Woodside Priory Panthers’s defenses held strong, causing both teams to remain scoreless for the first 25 minutes of the second half. The Eagles offense wasn’t to be contained for long tho...

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...

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...

Soccer teams host Kicks Against Cancer event, raise funds for Camp Okizu

Soccer teams host Kicks Against Cancer event, raise funds for Camp Okizu

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Roars echo from the bleachers as the varsity girls soccer team scores yet another goal during their Kicks Against Cancer game. Smiles adorn the faces of students, parents and faculty alike as lavender balloons wave from the stands, serving as a reminder of what the teams are playing for. Kicks Again...

Varsity boys soccer advances to CCS semifinals with win over Gunn

Varsity boys soccer advances to CCS semifinals with win over Gunn

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

February 20, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team defeated Gunn High School 3-2 and advanced into the semifinals of Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs on Saturday at Gunn high school. The win brought their league record to 14-5-0.  This is the third Harker boys soccer team to have made it through to the quarterfi...

Boys soccer honors seniors, defeats Eastside

Boys soccer honors seniors, defeats Eastside

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

February 14, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team defeated the Eastside College Prep Panthers 4-2 as they celebrated the four seniors on the team: Jack Dawson, Edwin Su, Krish Kapadia, and captain Jared Anderson. Each senior was presented a bouquet of flowers by another member of the team, and many of their friends and r...

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’ soccer overpowers King’s Academy 5-0

Varsity boys’ soccer overpowers King’s Academy 5-0

by Emily Tan, Reporter

January 30, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team won 5-0 over King’s Academy yesterday afternoon, bringing their overall record to 10-3 and their league record to 5-2. Less than 10 minutes into the first half, Ryan Tobin (10) scored a goal, giving the Eagles an early lead.  Ishaan Mantripragada (9) followed, scoring...

Soccer teams host Kicks Against Cancer event

Soccer teams host Kicks Against Cancer event

by Nina Gee, Illustrator

January 26, 2019

The boys’ and girls’ soccer teams hosted the Kicks Against Cancer event yesterday evening, raising money for Camp Okizu by selling food, t-shirts, and raffle tickets on the sidelines throughout the games. The junior varsity boys played first, losing their game against Menlo 0-4.  Then, the varsity...

Varsity boys soccer overwhelms Priory 3-1 amid clouds and drizzle

Varsity boys soccer overwhelms Priory 3-1 amid clouds and drizzle

by Varsha Rammohan, Copy editor

January 15, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team soundly defeated Woodside Priory School 3-1 in a league home game accompanied by intermittent rain on Friday afternoon. The first half began with an early goal by midfielder Andrew Cheplyansky (11). After strong defense from both teams as well as multiple attempts to a...

Varsity boys soccer outmaneuvers Ace Charter

Varsity boys soccer outmaneuvers Ace Charter

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Varsity boys soccer won 1-0 in a low-scoring, non-league matchup at home against Ace Charter on Wednesday. They improved to 6-1 on the season and are 1-0 in league play. The boys host Priory on Friday at 3 p.m.          

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