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Monthly recap: Fall sports go the distance

Monthly recap: Fall sports go the distance

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Sports Editor

October 9, 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 8, 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 girls tennis competes in WBAL tournament, players advance to CCS

Varsity girls tennis competes in WBAL tournament, players advance to CCS

by Jessie Wang, Reporter

November 4, 2018

The varsity girls tennis team played in the WBAL Individual Tennis Tournament, which took place on Monday and Tuesday at Menlo. Doubles partners Fonda Hu (10) and Sachi Bajaj (10) took second place to a team from Menlo, qualifying for the CCS Individual Tournament. “The day's been pretty tirin...

Girls Tennis Fall Season Recap

Girls Tennis Fall Season Recap

by Neil Bai and Anjay Saklecha

November 21, 2016

The girls tennis team finished their regular season with a 4-4 league record and a 10-4 overall record. They beat Presentation High School and Pinewood School both 6-1 as their last games in the regular season to qualify for CCS. The Eagles then played their senior night game against Sacred Heart on No...

Girls Tennis Fall Sports Update

Girls Tennis Fall Sports Update

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor

October 20, 2016

The girls tennis team currently holds a 3-4 league record and a 8-4 overall record. The team won the Division Six Championship at the California Girls Tennis Classic. “The girls tennis team is off to a great start, although we’ve lost a couple of close-fought heart-breakers to our top competito...

Varsity girls tennis defeats Sacred Heart Prep in CCS matchup

Varsity girls tennis defeats Sacred Heart Prep in CCS matchup

by Nisha Shankar, Reporter

November 15, 2015

The varsity girls tennis team defeated Sacred Heart Prep 4-3 in the second round of the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs on Nov. 11. Because they were seeded at number eight in the tournament, they did not have to play the first round of matches the previous day. Being seeded number eight is high eno...

Varsity girls tennis team loses a close match against Menlo on senior night

Varsity girls tennis team loses a close match against Menlo on senior night

by Anjay Saklecha, Reporter

October 29, 2015

The varsity girls’ tennis team lost their senior night game 2-5 in a close match against Menlo High School this afternoon at the Santa Clara Tennis Center, boosting their record to 13-3. The Eagles were placed in a tough match against Menlo, switching their lineup to even out the players’ abili...

Varsity girls tennis team defeats Crystal Springs Uplands 7-0

Varsity girls tennis team defeats Crystal Springs Uplands 7-0

by Anjay Saklecha, Reporter

October 20, 2015

The varsity girls’ tennis team defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 7-0 this afternoon at the Santa Clara Tennis Center, boosting their record to 10-2. The team played the usual in four singles and three doubles matches. The Eagles won all of their matches. Freshman Pamela Duke was the first to conclude...

Girls varsity tennis advances to second round of CCS

Girls varsity tennis advances to second round of CCS

by Riya Godbole, Winged Post Lifestyle Editor

November 12, 2014

Girls varsity tennis defeated York School 4-3 in the first round of CCS yesterday at the Decathlon Club to advance to the second round of CCS. Number one singles player Isabelle Gross (11) lost her match 1-2, while Arden Hu (12) and Gloria Guo (9) both won their singles matches in straight sets. First...

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