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Girls volleyball seniors honored in game against Mercy-SF

Girls volleyball seniors honored in game against Mercy-SF

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports

Varsity girls’ volleyball team honored their seniors during their game against Mercy-SF last Tuesday, which they lost in four sets. Prior to the game, seniors Megan Cardosi, Melissa Kwan, Lauren Napier, Tiffany Shou and Isabella Spradlin were honored with their parents and family members by head co...

Freshman and sophomore and JV girls volleyball teams play Sacred Heart Preparatory

Freshman and sophomore and JV girls volleyball teams play Sacred Heart Preparatory

by Emily Chen and Anthony Xu

October 11, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports, Volleyball

The freshman and sophomore volleyball team beat Sacred Heart Preparatory last night at the upper school athletics center. Winning the game in only two sets, the team finished with scores of 25-14 and 25-12, respectively.     “I think the game went pretty well. We did a lot better than the first ti...

Varsity girls volleyball loses to Menlo in four sets

Varsity girls volleyball loses to Menlo in four sets

by Farah Hosseini, Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports

The varsity girls' volleyball team lost against the Menlo School Knights after four sets at the upper school gym last night. The set that Harker won is the first set that Menlo has lost in their league season. “So far, the season has been really exciting, with a lot of close games,” libero Katrina...

Varsity girls’ volleyball loses against Valley Christian High School

Varsity girls’ volleyball loses against Valley Christian High School

by Tiffany Wong, Aquila News Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls’ volleyball team lost against the Valley Christian High School Warriors in the last of their pre-league season games today at the upper school athletics center. The Eagles lost the match in three sets, with respective scores of 23-25, 22-25 and 15-25. Emily Cheng (10) served t...

JV and varsity girls’ volleyball teams score victories against Westmont

JV and varsity girls’ volleyball teams score victories against Westmont

by Nina Gee, Reporter

September 2, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports

Both the JV and Varsity girls’ volleyball teams emerged victorious against Westmont High School at home on Thursday. After going neck and neck with their opponents, the JV team pulled ahead and won the game in two sets, the respective scores being 25-17 and 25-14. “[In] our first game we ...

Varsity girls’ volleyball loses to Branham in three sets

Varsity girls’ volleyball loses to Branham in three sets

by Megan Cardosi, Talon Student Life Editor and Sports Managing Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports, Volleyball

The varsity girls’ volleyball team lost to the Branham High School Bruins on Friday, marking the first ever official match in the new gym and events center. Tryouts started Aug. 7 for the team, and summer practice lasted two weeks. There were six new players on the team this year. The 14 varsit...

Girls Volleyball Fall Season Recap

Girls Volleyball Fall Season Recap

by Neil Bai and Anjay Saklecha

November 20, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports, Winged Post

Varsity Girls Volleyball won their senior night game on October 27 3-1, improving to a 6-18 overall record and a league record of 3-6. The game was the last of their season as the team did not qualify for CCS. “As a sophomore who just joined I loved playing with upperclassmen, although we had a ...

Varsity girls volleyball wins against Notre Dame High School on senior night

Varsity girls volleyball wins against Notre Dame High School on senior night

by Sharon Yan, TALON Student Life Editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports

Varsity girls volleyball won its senior night game against Notre Dame High School 3-1 at Blackford at 5:45 pm. Prior to the game, head coach Theresa “Smitty” Smith honored senior varsity players Rachel Cheng, Taylor Iantosca, Grace Park and Lindsey Trinh. Jonathan Schwartz (12), manager for the ...

Girls Volleyball Fall Sports Update

Girls Volleyball Fall Sports Update

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports, Winged Post

The girls volleyball team currently holds a 2-4 league record and a 4-12 overall record. The girls have now started league play after playing a series of games during their preseason. “We played pretty tough teams for pre-season, and now we’ve started league play. We’re continuing to improve and [...

Varsity girls volleyball loses to Sacred Heart Preparatory

Varsity girls volleyball loses to Sacred Heart Preparatory

by Vijay Bharadwaj, Opinion Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports

Varsity girls volleyball lost to Sacred Heart Preparatory 0-3 yesterday at Blackford. Each match had scores of 19-25, 21-25 and 16-25. Head coach Theresa Smith commented on the positives and negatives of the team's performance. “We came with the right intentions and we battled,” she said. “I thought we s...

Varsity girls’ volleyball loses to Monte Vista Christian

Varsity girls’ volleyball loses to Monte Vista Christian

by Meena Gudapati, Winged Post News Editor

August 30, 2016


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

The girls’ varsity volleyball team lost to Monte Vista Christian School during a home game at Blackford at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday. During the game, the girls lost three of three 25-point sets, bringing their overall record this season to 2-5. Assistant coach Alex Jones spoke about the team’s per...

Varsity girls volleyball loses against Homestead High School in season-opener

Varsity girls volleyball loses against Homestead High School in season-opener

by Jenna Sadhu, Reporter

August 27, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The varsity girls’ volleyball team lost its season opener in a home game against Homestead High School at Blackford last night. They lost three out of five sets, but had many students cheering them on in the stands. Isabella Spradlin (11) reflected on her experience of how the girls prepared for th...

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