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Water polo teams defeated in league tournament after strong season

Water polo teams defeated in league tournament after strong season

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

November 2, 2019

After a strong run this year, both varsity water polo teams lost their respective games on Friday in the league tournament, ending their seasons early. The boys finished 16-14 overall and 10-4 in league, while the girls were 20-4 overall and 13-1 in league. The boys played Cupertino High School at 4:4...

Water polo teams notch wins on senior night against Cupertino

Water polo teams notch wins on senior night against Cupertino

by Aditya Singhvi and Anna Vazhaeparambil

October 26, 2019

The varsity boys and girls water polo teams both defeated the Cupertino High Pioneers during a pair of senior night games on Tuesday. The boys played first at 4:30 p.m., hosting a short ceremony ahead of the game. Seniors Rohan Sonecha, Sahil Gosain, Alex Shing, Neal Sidhu and Arjun Akkiraju were ...

Monthly recap: Fall sports go the distance

Monthly recap: Fall sports go the distance

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

October 8, 2019

Cross Country During the past month, the upper school cross country team competed in three meets: the Jackie Henderson Memorial Invitational on Sept. 14, the De La Salle Nike Challenge on Sept. 21 and the Capitol Cross Country Challenge on Sept. 28. Over the course of the three competitions, nearly...

Weekly recap: Fall sports ace the week

Weekly recap: Fall sports ace the week

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Aditya Singhvi

September 10, 2019

Cross Country The high school cross country team competed in their first meet of the school year this weekend, at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.  In the varsity girls division, Anna Weirich (11) placed 15th out of 182 runners, while Ritika Rajamani (10) placed 92nd. For the varsity boys, Daws...

Weekly Recap: Fall sports come out swinging

Weekly Recap: Fall sports come out swinging

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

September 2, 2019

Cross Country For the past few months, ever since pre-season workouts began in the summer, the cross country team has been training extensively for upcoming meets this year. With a grueling exercise regimen, which includes running several miles every day, they hope to be ready for their upcoming meets....

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

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...

Varsity boys water polo defeats Cupertino during senior night

Varsity boys water polo defeats Cupertino during senior night

by Heidi Zhang, TALON Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2018

The varsity boys water polo team triumphed 15-6 over the Cupertino high school Pioneers with at their senior night at Singh Aquatic Center last Thursday, bringing their overall record to 11-8. The senior night ceremony, which began at 4 p.m., honored seven seniors: Bobby Bloomquist, Joshua Browe...

Varsity boys water polo loses to Palo Alto High School

Varsity boys water polo loses to Palo Alto High School

by Sara Yen, Reporter

October 11, 2017

The varsity boys' water polo team lost 11-6 to Palo Alto High School (Paly) during a home game last night. Harker previously played Paly on Sept. 19, where they lost by four points. This season, the water polo team moved up to the De Anza division, a higher and more competitive level. “We ...

Boys water polo loses to Gunn High School

Boys water polo loses to Gunn High School

by Neal Sidhu, Winged Post Asst. STEM Editor

September 30, 2017

The varsity boys' water polo team lost their game against Gunn 7-13 on Thursday night, moving them to a 2-6 league record and a 5-9 overall record. JV also lost to Gunn 3-11 earlier that night. The first quarter started with one of Harker’s captains, Aadith Srinivasan (12), scoring the first goal...

Varsity boys’ water polo beats Monta Vista at home

Varsity boys’ water polo beats Monta Vista at home

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Global Editor

September 21, 2017

Varsity boys' water polo beat Monta Vista 14-6 last night at home, improving their league record to 2-3 with a 5-6 overall record. JV water polo also played Monta Vista but lost 7-1 in a tough game. The varsity game began with Monta Vista scoring the first goal in less than a minute of the game beginning....

Boys’ varsity water polo wins close match against Lynbrook

Boys’ varsity water polo wins close match against Lynbrook

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Global Editor

September 14, 2017

Varsity boys’ water polo beat Lynbrook 9-8 in a close match yesterday afternoon at home.   Lynbrook began the game strong with a 4-1 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Eagles managed to catch up, however, tying the score 4-4 by halftime with goals from Alex Wang (12), Rohan Sonecha (10) and...

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