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Jack Yang (10) chases after the ball.

Live coverage: Soccer teams host Kicks Against Cancer fundraiser

Varsity Boys Game: Harker 1, Sacred Heart 4 Varsity Girls Game: Harker 8, Eastside College Prep 0 8:32 p.m. Sacred Heart wins 4-1. 8:26 p.m. Sacred Heart tacks on a fourth goal. They now lead...

Sports slideshow: Jan. 25

Sports slideshow: Jan. 25

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor January 25, 2022

Kalyn Su (12) jostles with an Eastside defender for the ball. The team emerged victorious 6-0 at the end of the game, which is their second to last of the season.

Varsity girls soccer team slams Eastside College Prep 6-0

by Ella Yee and Kinnera Mulam January 25, 2022

The varsity girls soccer team beat Eastside College Prep 6-0 in a home game on Friday, improving their record to 11-0.  The Eagles jumped out to a fast start, with midfielder Lexi Wong (11) scoring...

Anjali Yella (10) dribbles the ball between her legs while watching out for the opponent players around her.

Weekly Previews: Jan. 10-14

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor January 11, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week's slate of basketball and soccer games below!

Arjun Virmani (12) fights with a defender for the basketball in the team’s match 50-44 victory against Crystal Springs on April 21. The team’s next match is against Sacred Heart at home at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

Weekly recap: Upper school sports teams continue to dominate their competition

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Sports Editor May 3, 2021

Soccer The varsity boys soccer team fell to King’s Academy in their season opener on April 20, but bounced back in a big way two days later, dominating Crystal Springs Uplands 6-0. This past week, the...

Joelle Anderson (17) was drafted 26th overall by the Houston Dash in the 2021 National Womens Soccer League (NWSL) draft. Joelle played Division 1 soccer at Pepperdine University after racking up numerous accolades during her Harker soccer career.

Joelle Anderson (‘17) selected 26th overall by the Houston Dash in the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League draft

by Vishnu Kannan and Muthu Panchanatham January 25, 2021

Joelle Anderson (‘17) was drafted 26th overall by the Houston Dash in the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) draft. After scoring 101 goals during her Harker soccer career, Joelle went on to...

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.

Start of high school sports delayed until at least December

by Vishnu Kannan and Muthu Panchanatham 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...

Arthur Kajiyama (10) maintains possession of the ball against a Sacred Heart defender in their game earlier this season.

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...

Goalie Amla Rashingkar (12) laughs during the halftime ceremony. “The seniors are also sweet and supportive and really fun to hang out with at practice, and I’m sad that they are leaving the team. Weve all improved so much from the beginning of the season, so it’s important to me that I got a chance to celebrate the seniors and formally say goodbye to them,” Kara said.

Varsity girls soccer suffers first loss of season on senior night

by Alysa Suleiman, Sports Reporter February 8, 2020

 The varsity girls soccer fell 1-0 against Crystal Springs for their first loss of the season on senior night on Tuesday, bringing their overall record to 12-1-3.  Both teams initially struggled to...

The varsity girls soccer team huddles up before a game on Friday. “Were pretty close, and we can make fun of each other and not really get offended,” Divya Sivakumar (9), a player on the team, said, adding that she would not have met so many new people if it weren’t for the team.

Varsity girls soccer dominates Mercy SF 7-1

by Isha Moorjani and Sarah Mohammed January 21, 2020

Varsity girls soccer defeated Mercy San Francisco 7-1 last Friday in a home game, continuing their undefeated season. The girls have had a busy week, and even though various players were unable to participate,...

Aria Wong (11), co-captain of the varsity girls soccer team, holds her arm out in front of an Eastside player, attempting to block her from stealing the ball. The Eagles defeated Eastside 8-0 last Tuesday after an impressive game, their first league match of the season.

Girls soccer dominates Eastside in 8-0 victory

by Sally Zhu and Athreya Daniel January 13, 2020

Varsity girls soccer defeated Eastside 8-0 last Tuesday after an impressive game, starting the regular season off with a win after an undefeated preseason record of 3-0-2. This is their first league game. “We’re...

JV player Anton Novikov (11) fights to possess the ball from a Pinewood player during the annual Kicks Against Cancer event.

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...

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