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Boys’ varsity water polo wins close match against Lynbrook

Boys’ varsity water polo wins close match against Lynbrook

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Global Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

Varsity boys’ water polo beat Lynbrook 9-8 in a close match yesterday afternoon at home.   Lynbrook began the game strong with a 4-1 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Eagles managed to catch up, however, tying the score 4-4 by halftime with goals from Alex Wang (12), Rohan Sonecha (10) and...

Varsity football wins against Santa Clara in third win of the season

Varsity football wins against Santa Clara in third win of the season

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Global Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The varsity football team beat the Santa Clara High School Bruins 24-0 in their third consecutive win of the season maintaining an undefeated record on Friday. Anthony Contreras (12) scored a touchdown in the first quarter, followed by another touchdown by Jared Anderson (11) in the second quarter. Mit...

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, Showcase, 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 football team beats Cupertino High in first home game

Varsity football team beats Cupertino High in first home game

by Megan Cardosi and Cameron Zell

September 2, 2017


Filed under Football, Online Exclusive, Photos, Sports

The varsity football team beat the Cupertino High School Pioneers 35-0 in their first home game of the season yesterday. Rithi Jayam (11) sang the national anthem to kick off the game. "I'm so glad and honored to have sung the national anthem at Friday night's football game against Cupertino, espec...

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, Showcase, 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...

Iyer on Fire

Iyer on Fire

by Rose Guan, Wingspan Senior Staff Writer and Designer

June 11, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Editor's Pick, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Track and Field

It’s a cool afternoon in mid-December, the off-season for a cross-country or track runner. Nikitha “Niki” Iyer (‘17) wears a gray hoodie over black track pants, to ward against the cold. She adjusts a USA Track Foundation sweatband, checks her watch as she walks out of her Cupertino house—an...

Best sports movies of all time

Best sports movies of all time

by Anjay Saklecha, Sports Editor

June 5, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

Even if you’re an athlete, there’s something wonderfully inspirational about sports movies. Through these films, we are exposed to life lessons on perseverance, team effort and sportsmanship. It is always motivational to see the underdog overcome obstacles and reach victory through hard work and a...

Swimmers participate in CCS meet

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming

The swim team recently participated in the Central Coast Section meet at the Santa Clara International Swim Center. Vivian Wang placed second in the 100 breaststroke and broke the school record. Ethan Hu won the 100 butterfly with a time of 47.86 seconds, breaking the school record. The boys 200...

Spring Sports Update

Spring Sports Update

by Alex Wang and Anjay Saklecha

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Winged Post

Track Track and field runners competed in their second WBAL meet for this season on April 12. The girls team consisting of Grace Koonmen (11), Gloria Guo (11), Alycia Cary (10) and Nikki Solanki (9) set a new school record for the 400m relay. David Dunaway (12) won the 100m dash and 300m hurdles....

Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

by Anthony Xu, TALON Reporter

April 18, 2017


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Varsity boys’ volleyball lost against Homestead in five sets today at Blackford, dropping their overall record to 14-10. Harker took the lead early, winning the first set 25-22. From there, the two teams traded victories, with Homestead winning the second set 25-12, and Harker taking the third, 2...

Seniors sign for college athletics

Seniors sign for college athletics

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

Five seniors signed onto collegiate athletics today during long lunch. Rachel Cheng signed for volleyball at Washington University in St. Louis. Niki Iyer signed for track and field at the University of California Berkeley. Taylor Iantosca signed for crew at the University of California San Diego....

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