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Tennis preseason workouts scheduled to begin on Oct. 10

Sophomore Sara Wan swings at the tennis ball during a CCS semifinals match last year. Competitive boys and girls tennis seasons for this year are scheduled to begin in the spring, as per the California Interscholatic Federation’s (CIF) revised sports schedule for the 2020 - 2021 school year.

October 13, 2020

Tennis preseason workouts are scheduled to begin this Friday, Oct. 10, as per a Schoology announcement released by upper school’s athletic trainer Jaron Olson.  The workouts will be split up into...

Start of high school sports delayed until at least December

High school sports for the upcoming school will be divided into two seasons and will only start in December 2020 or January 2021. Students who normally play multiple sports will now have to make a decision if their sports have been moved to the same season.
July 26, 2020

High school sports for the upcoming school year will only start in December 2020 or January 2021, according to the California Interscholastic Federation’s (CIF) announcement on Monday.  The three...

8 sports spring into action

8 sports spring into action
February 28, 2020

Eight spring sports — boys golf, girls lacrosse, baseball, softball, swimming, boys tennis, track and field and boys volleyball — began their regular season practices on Feb. 4, with most teams beginning...

Weekly Roundup: Spring sports clear the competition

Anton Novikov (10) and Mitchell Granados (12) run in the first heat of the boys 100m dash finals. Anton won the race, with Mitchell coming in third.
April 21, 2019

Baseball: After a solid performance, the baseball team ends this week with two more wins under their belt: they beat Terra Nova High School 8-6 on Tuesday and Westmoor High School 20-6 on Thursday, before...

Tennis team honors seniors, defeats Pinewood

The team lines up with letters taped to their backs that spell out “KAISHANT BEAST MODE FOREVER” to honor the two seniors. 	“Our two seniors have been just massive on the team, just massive supporters and great players. They definitely know how to conduct themselves on and off the court,” assistant coach Mike Nguyen said. “[This is] the culmination of their high school experience and its just one of those crucial times where they transition to college.”
April 21, 2019

The varsity tennis team celebrated its senior night on Wednesday, April 17, celebrating seniors Kai Franz and Nishant Ravi and winning 4-3 against Pinewood at home. Before the matches began, the team...

Weekly roundup: Spring teams keep the ball rolling

Taylor Lam (12) throws a ball to second base in a game against El Camino High. The Eagles won the game 14-11.
April 16, 2019

Softball: The girls softball team earned their second win of their league season this week, beating Notre Dame High School 13-5 on Tuesday and increasing their record to 2-5. In a non-league game against...

Weekly roundup: Week of March 11

Andrew Chang (10) swims during the swim meet on Thursday. Matthew placed first in the 200 meter and 500 meter freestyle.
March 17, 2019

Baseball After a 6-1 loss against Jefferson High School on Tuesday, Mar 12, the varsity baseball team defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 7-6 in their first league win, increasing their record to 1-1. Despite...

Varsity boys tennis secures win over King’s

Kai Franz (12) returns the ball during the match against Kings on Monday. Their overall record now stands at 4-1.
March 15, 2019

Varsity boys tennis defeated King's 6-1 on Monday at the Blackford tennis courts. The match was postponed from last week due to the rainy conditions. The boys next play against Crystal Springs on Monday...

Weekly roundup: Spring sports kick off with a splash

Harker swimmers attend practice on Mar. 6. After a strong performance at the Palo Alto Invitational on Saturday, Mar 2, the swimming team continues training for their next tournament on Mar. 14.
March 10, 2019

Baseball The varsity baseball team’s games against Del Mar High School on Tuesday and Woodside High School on Thursday have been canceled due to the weather and are aiming to be rescheduled in April....

Boys tennis wins matchup against Aragon High

A Harker tennis player prepares to hit the ball during the team's match yesterday. They won 5-2.
March 10, 2016

Boys tennis defeated Aragon 5-2 yesterday at the Santa Clara Tennis Center. Ronak Baldua (12) and David Wen (10) won their singles match. Randy Zhao (10) and Anjay Saklecha (9), Neil Bai (10) and Aman...

Boys tennis wins season opener against King’s Academy

Anjay Saklecha (9) serves during their match against King's Academy. The boys won 6-1.
March 1, 2016

Boys tennis beat King’s Academy today 4 p.m. at Santa Clara Tennis Center in a 6-1 victory for their first match of the season. Head Coach John Fruttero explains the meaning of the dominating win...

Boys’ varsity tennis defeats Priory to maintain their undefeated record

Ronak Baldua (11) prepares to hit. The final score was 7-0.
March 13, 2015

The varsity boys' tennis team defeated Priory 7-0 at the Santa Clara Tennis Center yesterday afternoon, boosting their league record to an undefeated 8-0 overall. The game was over quickly; the boys...

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