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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Andrew Fu (11) runs with the baton in hand towards relay race teammate Rigo Gonzales (11). The boys relay team placed seventeenth at the State Championships on May 28.

Upper school track and field athletes clutch top awards at State Championships

by Katelyn Zhao, Sports Editor June 4, 2022

Andrew Fu (11), Rigo Gonzales (11), Alexa Lowe (‘22), Armaan Thakker (11), Zain Vakath (11) and Anjali Yella (10) participated in various track events at the State Championship Finals on May 28. The...

Varsity boys volleyball huddles in a group cheer before the game to excite the team. The eagles beat Saratoga High School 25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19.

Varsity boys volleyball team celebrates senior night, sweeps Saratoga 3-0

by Chayce Milheim, Reporter May 12, 2022

The varsity boys volleyball team defeated Saratoga High School 25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19 on Senior Night at home last Friday at 6:45 p.m.  Head coach Zachary Mattson emceed the senior night ceremony,...

Recruited senior athletes Alexa Lowe, Ishaan Mantripragada, Ritika Rajamani, Megha Salvi, Austin Wang, Bobby Wang and Sophie Zhang-Murphy pose for a group photo following the annual college athlete signing ceremony.

College athlete signing ceremony celebrates recruited seniors

by Katelyn Zhao and Desiree Luo April 30, 2022

The upper school athletics department recognized nine seniors during the annual college athlete signing ceremony in the Athletic Center at 12:45 p.m on Thursday. Seniors Alexa Lowe, Ishaan Mantripragada,...

Sports slideshow: April 21

Sports slideshow: April 21

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor April 21, 2022

The junior varsity boys volleyball team put their fists in the air for a cheer before the start of their match against Cupertino High School. In their practices leading up to the game, the team focused on communication and blocking.

Junior varsity boys volleyball team loses close match to Cupertino High School

by Kinnera Mulam, Co-Copy Editor April 4, 2022

The junior varsity boys volleyball team lost to Cupertino High School 23-25, 22-25 on March 26. Coming into the match, the Cupertino Pioneers were ranked third out eight teams in the Santa Clara Valley...

The Eagles huddle in the first inning to change fielding strategies. After the huddle, pitcher Mark Hu (12) retired a Half Moon Bay batter with a fastball.

Baseball team faces 18-3 defeat against Half Moon Bay

by Trisha Iyer, Reporter April 4, 2022

The varsity boys baseball team lost to the Half Moon Bay Cougars 18-3 last Thursday at home in the opening week of Peninsula Athletic League play. In the first inning, the Eagles struggled to stop Half...

The team races to hug one another as they jump up and down in excitement, after their comeback in the second set. The Eagles played two close sets after their initial setback in the first.

Junior varsity boys volleyball team loses to Monta Vista in three-set thriller

by Sydney Ling, Reporter March 29, 2022

The junior varsity boys volleyball team lost to the Monta Vista Matadors at home, 12-25, 25-23, 13-15 on Mar. 16.  The Eagles fell behind dramatically in the first set, losing 12-25. The team rebounded...

Weekly Previews: Mar. 27 - Apr. 1

Weekly Previews: Mar. 27 – Apr. 1

by Vishnu Kannan, Desiree Luo, and Katelyn Zhao March 27, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week’s slate of spring sports games and updates on how each team is performing below!

Ashley Hong (10) brings her arms together before making a stroke in the 200 medley event. Ashleys quick time in this event allowed her to qualify for CCS.

Harker swimmers clinch fast times in second meet of season

by Ella Yee, Assistant Multimedia Editor March 27, 2022

Harker hosted the West Bay Athletic League (WBAL) Jamboree 1A meet at the Singh Aquatic Center on Thursday at 4:00 P.M., inviting competitors from Castilleja School, The King’s Academy, Mercy High School,...

Weekly Previews: Mar. 21-25

Weekly Previews: Mar. 21-25

by Vishnu Kannan, Katelyn Zhao, and Desiree Luo March 20, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week’s slate of spring sports games and updates on how each team is performing below!

Katelyn Abellera (11) cradles the ball while running past Notre Dame defenders. Katelyn scored the first goal of the game for the Eagles.

Varsity girls lacrosse team falls to Notre Dame 7-8 in season opener

by Emma Gao, Co-Copy Editor March 19, 2022

The varsity girls lacrosse team lost to Notre Dame High School 7-8 at home on March 11. The game began at 4:30 p.m., and in the first six minutes, Notre Dame scored two points. Consecutive goals from...

Weekly Previews: Mar. 14-18

Weekly Previews: Mar. 14-18

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor March 15, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week’s slate of spring sports games below!

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