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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...

Freshmen excel on varsity teams in fall, winter seasons

Freshmen excel on varsity teams in fall, winter seasons

by Irene Yuan, Muthu Panchanatham, and Helen Yang

December 5, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Cross Country, Fall Sports, Girls Basketball, Girls Soccer, Girls Volleyball, Girls Water Polo, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports

Lungs burning and hearts pounding, varsity athletes sprint back and forth, striving to improve themselves for their next game. Keeping up with the experienced upperclassmen are skilled freshmen, eager to prove their mettle. “Time!” a coach yells. Panting, the players attempt to catch their breath, ...

Girls soccer dominates Independence High in 5-0 victory

Girls soccer dominates Independence High in 5-0 victory

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Photos, Sports, Winter Sports

Varsity girls soccer, playing at home, blew out the Independence High 76ers 5-0 to mark their first victory of the season on Nov. 29. This was their second game of the season, after a 1-1 deadlock against the King's Academy Knights on Nov. 27. The team plays against the San Mateo High Bearcats on Tuesday,...

Varsity girls soccer plays Castilleja in Kicks Against Cancer game

Varsity girls soccer plays Castilleja in Kicks Against Cancer game

by Zach Hoffman, Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

Girls varsity soccer lost 0-2 during their annual Kicks Against Cancer game against Castilleja High School on Friday, Jan. 21. Despite some injuries, the girls managed to hold number two seed Castilleja to a goal in the first and second halves. “A lot of us were really focussed on the game...

Girls soccer beats Notre Dame San Jose 2-1

Girls soccer beats Notre Dame San Jose 2-1

by Heidi Zhang, Videographer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls soccer team won against Notre Dame San Jose High School Regents last Wednesday with a final score of 2-1. This win improves their league record to 4-0. The first half concluded with no goals scored by either team. The second half began with a strong start, with Julia Amick (11)...

Varsity girls soccer wins 3-0 against Eastside College Preparatory

Varsity girls soccer wins 3-0 against Eastside College Preparatory

by Tiffany Wong, Aquila News Editor

January 2, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls soccer team won their home game 3-0 against Eastside College Preparatory today. Harker scored the first goal of the match early in the first half. Though both teams made multiple attempts at the net throughout the rest of the period, neither the Eagles nor the Panthers succeeded ...

Soccer players sign letters of intent

Soccer players sign letters of intent

by Anjay Saklecha and Alex Wang

February 27, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winged Post

Seniors Kailee Gifford, Joelle Anderson and Lyndsey Mitchell each signed official contracts to play for college soccer programs Feb 1. Kailee signed to University of California Berkeley and will play for the Bears this fall. “I fell in love with [soccer] 14 years ago, and not once have I regretted ...

Girls soccer winter sports update

Girls soccer winter sports update

by Anjay Saklecha, Sports Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winged Post, Winter Sports

The varsity girls soccer team’s overall record is 10-3-1, with a league record of 7-2. With a winning streak in the beginning, the Eagles are looking for a chance to place into CCS starting Feb. 21. Until then, the girls still have a few home games during President’s week break including their seni...

Senior Joelle Anderson passes 100th goal milestone

Senior Joelle Anderson passes 100th goal milestone

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

Varsity girls soccer player Joelle Anderson (12) surpassed the 100-career goal mark on her senior night, ending her three-season high school soccer career with 101 goals. The varsity girls soccer team defeated Eastside College Preparatory 5-1 on senior night last Wednesday, ending their season wi...

Varsity girls soccer defeats Eastside College Preparatory on senior night

Varsity girls soccer defeats Eastside College Preparatory on senior night

by Neal Sidhu, Reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls soccer team won their senior night game against Eastside College Preparatory, 5-1, yesterday. The team ended the season with an 11-5-1 record, earning them second place in their league. “Amazing camaraderie between the girls this year. Incredible commitment. Fantastic team leaders,” h...

Soccer teams defeat Eastside College Preparatory in annual Kicks Against Cancer games

Soccer teams defeat Eastside College Preparatory in annual Kicks Against Cancer games

by Michael Sikand, Social Media Editor

January 22, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

As a downpour of rain fell on a slick Davis Field, the Harker soccer teams defeated Eastside Prep during the annual Kicks Against Cancer event last Friday afternoon. The varsity boys, varsity girls and junior varsity boys all won their respective games–the scores being 2-0, 10-1, and 6-2 respe...

Soccer teams lose to Menlo High School on Kicks Against Cancer

Soccer teams lose to Menlo High School on Kicks Against Cancer

by Trisha Dwivedi and Justin Su

February 6, 2016


Filed under Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The junior varsity boys, varsity girls and varsity boys soccer teams lost to the Menlo Knights 0-2, 0-3 and 1-4 respectively yesterday during the annual Kicks Against Cancer event. Preceded by Cantilena singing the national anthem, the JV boys started their game at 3 p.m. Following their 0-2 loss,...

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