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Winter sports begin playoff competition

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 are a culmination of the hard work and determination of the teams. Girls Soccer The varsity girls soccer team fini...

Varsity girls soccer suffers first loss of season on senior night

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 score, with the score tied at 0-0 heading into halftime. During halftime, four seniors were ho...

Varsity girls soccer dominates Mercy SF 7-1

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, they ended the week strong.  “Today, our girls came out ready to play. It's been a long wee...

Girls soccer dominates Eastside in 8-0 victory

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 all pretty strong players. We have some great senior fire power this year… [Our...

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 girls soccer honors seniors, defeats Mercy

Varsity girls soccer honors seniors, defeats Mercy

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 6, 2019

The varsity girls soccer team won their senior night game against Mercy High School on Feb. 6 with a final score of 6-1, increasing their league record to 7-3-1 this season. Seniors Lilia Gonzales, Tamar Sasson, Julia Amick, Alycia Cary, Ria Gupta, Rithi Jayam, Alexandra Lu, Sahana Narayan, Anika...

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 girls soccer continues streak with win over Eastside

Varsity girls soccer continues streak with win over Eastside

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019

The varsity girls soccer team shut out Eastside 3-0 yesterday in a league game on Davis field, bringing their overall record to 8-3-4 and their league record to 6-1-1. The girls next play against Notre Dame-San Jose at Del Monte field on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Their next home game and senior night...

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...

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