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Weekly roundup: Spring sports approach hurdles

Weekly roundup: Spring sports approach hurdles

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

March 26, 2019

Baseball After a strong performance, the varsity baseball team ended this week with two consecutive wins, beating Jefferson High School 6-5 on Tuesday and Crystal Springs Uplands 16-7 on Thursday. Their game against Thomas More on Friday went three innings before it was rained out with the team up ...

Boys volleyball ranked first in CCS, seventh in nation

Boys volleyball ranked first in CCS, seventh in nation

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019

The boys’ volleyball team, currently 14-1, was ranked first in the Central Coast Section (CCS) and seventh in both the state and the nation in the latest standings released by MaxPreps. This represents the first time that any Harker team has been ranked first in the CCS, according to Upper School Athletic Director Dan Moli...

Weekly roundup: Week of March 11

Weekly roundup: Week of March 11

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

March 17, 2019

Baseball After a 6-1 loss against Jefferson High School on Tuesday, Mar 12, the varsity baseball team defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 7-6 in their first league win, increasing their record to 1-1. Despite the team giving up six unearned runs in the second inning, freshman Mark Hu pitched six in...

Varsity boys tennis secures win over King’s

Varsity boys tennis secures win over King’s

by Anmol Velagapudi, Reporter

March 15, 2019

Varsity boys tennis defeated King's 6-1 on Monday at the Blackford tennis courts. The match was postponed from last week due to the rainy conditions. The boys next play against Crystal Springs on Monday at 4:15 p.m.

Weekly roundup: Spring sports kick off with a splash

Weekly roundup: Spring sports kick off with a splash

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

March 10, 2019

Baseball The varsity baseball team’s games against Del Mar High School on Tuesday and Woodside High School on Thursday have been canceled due to the weather and are aiming to be rescheduled in April. The team defeated Pinewood on Friday, ending with a final score of 7-5 and a season record of 2-2...

Varsity boys volleyball continues streak with win over Homestead

Varsity boys volleyball continues streak with win over Homestead

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

The varsity boys volleyball team won 25-16, 25-16, 25-12 against Homestead at home on Monday evening, bringing their overall record to 6-0. The volleyball team has fared especially well so far this season and sits atop the league standings, not having lost a single set yet in match play. The Eagles...

Girls lacrosse starts off season on a high note with win over Willow Glen

Girls lacrosse starts off season on a high note with win over Willow Glen

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

March 5, 2019

The varsity girls lacrosse team won their season opener against Willow Glen 19-11 at home on Davis Field. The Eagles were up 9-5 at the end of the first half and built upon that lead to secure the win. The girls will face Newark today at 4:30 p.m. on Davis Field.

Varsity boys tennis crushes Nueva in home opener

Varsity boys tennis crushes Nueva in home opener

by Emily Tan, Reporter

March 5, 2019

The varsity tennis team crushed the Nueva Mavericks on Monday 7-0 in their first match of the season at the Blackford tennis courts. Even though the team has been practicing on these courts up to this match, the conditions were more difficult than expected, with heavy rain impacting match play. Ho...

Lacrosse faces first loss of season against Mountain View

Lacrosse faces first loss of season against Mountain View

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

March 5, 2019

The girl's lacrosse team lost to the Mountain View Spartans 13-6 on Wednesday, Feb. 27 on Davis Field. The loss brought the girls' overall record to 2-1. The Eagles next face Sacred Heart on Mar. 5 at home at 4 p.m.  

Varsity baseball shuts out San Jose 26-0 in season opener

Varsity baseball shuts out San Jose 26-0 in season opener

by Nina Gee, Visual Editor

February 24, 2019

The varsity baseball team crushed San Jose High last Wednesday 26-0 in their season opener at the Blackford baseball field. The team jumped right in, opening the floodgates with five runs right off the bat in the first inning and striking out the other team's batters as fast as they were coming ...

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...

Cross country, track and field coach retires

Cross country, track and field coach retires

by Erica Cai and Eric Fang

February 22, 2019

Standing in the center of Blackford’s track with a baseball cap over his head, Scott Chisam chats with a few seniors as the other runners finish their warm-up lap and sit cross-legged in front of him in the grass. Once everyone settles down, he launches into the week’s agenda in a calm yet energized ...

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