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Varsity boys soccer advances to CCS semifinals with win over Gunn

Varsity boys soccer advances to CCS semifinals with win over Gunn

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

February 20, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team defeated Gunn High School 3-2 and advanced into the semifinals of Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs on Saturday at Gunn high school. The win brought their league record to 14-5-0.  This is the third Harker boys soccer team to have made it through to the quarterfi...

Varsity boys, girls basketball fall in first round of CCS playoffs

Varsity boys, girls basketball fall in first round of CCS playoffs

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 20, 2019

The varsity girls basketball team fell to James Lick High School with a final score of 64-55 last Friday, while the varsity boys fell 63-52 to Palma High School last Saturday. This represented the first round of Central Coast Section (CCS) play for both teams, and their respective losses eliminated...

Varsity boys basketball soundly defeats Pinewood, celebrates seniors

Varsity boys basketball soundly defeats Pinewood, celebrates seniors

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 15, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team beat Pinewood 77-50 during their senior night game on Feb. 12, ending the regular season with a league record of 6-8. Seniors Jarrett Anderson, Trevor Thompson, Gene Wang and Richard Wang were honored at the ceremony with flowers as they were accompanied b...

Boys soccer honors seniors, defeats Eastside

Boys soccer honors seniors, defeats Eastside

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

February 14, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team defeated the Eastside College Prep Panthers 4-2 as they celebrated the four seniors on the team: Jack Dawson, Edwin Su, Krish Kapadia, and captain Jared Anderson. Each senior was presented a bouquet of flowers by another member of the team, and many of their friends and r...

Varsity girls soccer honors seniors, defeats Mercy

Varsity girls soccer honors seniors, defeats Mercy

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 6, 2019

The varsity girls soccer team won their senior night game against Mercy High School on Feb. 6 with a final score of 6-1, increasing their league record to 7-3-1 this season. Seniors Lilia Gonzales, Tamar Sasson, Julia Amick, Alycia Cary, Ria Gupta, Rithi Jayam, Alexandra Lu, Sahana Narayan, Anika...

Winter sports teams receive CCS Scholastic awards

Winter sports teams receive CCS Scholastic awards

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

February 6, 2019

The 2018-2019 Central Coast Section Winter Scholastic Championship Team awards, announced on Tuesday, honored the varsity boys basketball, girls soccer and boys soccer teams for their academic performance. These commendations, given out by the CCS board of managers, are made up of five of the tea...

Varsity boys basketball stumbles against Eastside

Varsity boys basketball stumbles against Eastside

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team fell 32-61 to the Eastside College Preparatory Panthers at home today evening, bringing the Eagles' overall record to 10-11 and league record to 5-6. The game began slowly, with neither team able to score until halfway through the first quarter, when 2 Eastside points...

Varsity girls basketball dominates Crystal Springs

Varsity girls basketball dominates Crystal Springs

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019

The varsity girls basketball team won 53-15 against Crystal Springs Uplands on Friday evening in front of a home crowd, bringing their overall record to 12-7 and league record to 3-4. The girls play at Castilleja (10-9) at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and at 6 p.m. at King's Academy (7-14) on Friday.

Varsity girls basketball celebrates senior night, edges out win over Mercy

Varsity girls basketball celebrates senior night, edges out win over Mercy

by Muthu Panchanatham, Reporter

January 30, 2019

The varsity girls basketball team edged out a 44-40 win against the Mercy Burlingame Crusaders as they celebrated their senior night on Tuesday evening. The senior night consisted of a ceremony recognizing the seniors as well as the game itself. Posters were made beforehand by the seniors’ fri...

Varsity boys’ soccer overpowers King’s Academy 5-0

Varsity boys’ soccer overpowers King’s Academy 5-0

by Emily Tan, Reporter

January 30, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team won 5-0 over King’s Academy yesterday afternoon, bringing their overall record to 10-3 and their league record to 5-2. Less than 10 minutes into the first half, Ryan Tobin (10) scored a goal, giving the Eagles an early lead.  Ishaan Mantripragada (9) followed, scoring...

Varsity girls soccer continues streak with win over Eastside

Varsity girls soccer continues streak with win over Eastside

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019

The varsity girls soccer team shut out Eastside 3-0 yesterday in a league game on Davis field, bringing their overall record to 8-3-4 and their league record to 6-1-1. The girls next play against Notre Dame-San Jose at Del Monte field on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Their next home game and senior night...

Wrestling competes at Del Mar tournament

Wrestling competes at Del Mar tournament

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019

The Harker wrestling team traveled to Del Mar High School for its annual invitational wrestling tournament last weekend. The team roster included 122-pound weight class Bobby Wang (9), 140-pound weight class Sophia Gottfried (10), 222-pound weight class Eric Fang (11) and 134-pound weight class Kobe ...

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