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Davis field replaced, football team adapts

Davis field replaced, football team adapts

by Michael Eng and Kushal Shah

August 31, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Winged Post

For the past decade, the vast majority of school events, from Homecoming to spirit rallies to fire drills,  have taken place on Davis Field. However, this very well-used field was beginning to near its end: its turf was beginning to wear down and become unattached to the ground, finding its way int...

I Promise: LeBron James opens school for at-risk youth in hometown of Akron, OH

I Promise: LeBron James opens school for at-risk youth in hometown of Akron, OH

by Gloria Zhang and Varsha Rammohan

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winged Post

"Nothing is given. Everything is earned” is the motto of LeBron James’ I Promise School. Closely linked to his I Promise initiative that tackles high school dropout rates, the motto serves as a reminder for the Akron youth to never give up on their academics and finish school. The LeBron Ja...

Fall sports train over summer, begin seasons

Fall sports train over summer, begin seasons

by Anika Rajamani and Aditya Singhvi

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winged Post

Girls Volleyball Girls volleyball has finished tryouts and is into the season now, with 16 people on the varsity team. Due to a large turnout for tryouts, the coaches decided to create an intramural team, so this year there will be four teams, with freshman, JV, and varsity participating in g am...

Kick Back with Kushal: Just Another Usual Unusual NBA Offseason

Kick Back with Kushal: Just Another Usual Unusual NBA Offseason

by Kushal Shah, Sports Columnist

August 31, 2018


Filed under Columnists, Sports, Winged Post

Just during the 2017-2018 NBA offseason, the NBA was, to put it simply, reassembled. Four teams -- the Boston Celtics, the Oklahoma City (OKC) Thunder, the Houston Rockets and the New Orleans Pelicans made gigantic moves to muster enough All-Star talent to potentially dethrone the Golden State Warri...

Boys varsity volleyball defeats Lynbrook in three sets

Boys varsity volleyball defeats Lynbrook in three sets

by Varsha Rammohan, Reporter

April 14, 2018


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

The boys varsity volleyball team defeated Lynbrook High Schools in three sets last Friday, with scores of 25-11, 25-17 and 25-17. The first set opened with a serve from Charlie Molin (11) as well as blocks and hits by Billy Fan (9) and Jarrett Anderson (11). Jarrett’s serve streak later on in th...

Varsity girls lacrosse wins home game against Newark

Varsity girls lacrosse wins home game against Newark

by Tiffany Wong, Aquila News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Varsity lacrosse won their home game against Newark High School 13-6 today at 5 p.m. Newark scored the first goal of the game 19 seconds into the first half, with attacker Sara Yen (9) responding with Harker’s first goal around three minutes after. The Eagles followed up with eight more goals scor...

Varsity boys volleyball defeats Cupertino High School in three sets

Varsity boys volleyball defeats Cupertino High School in three sets

by Anoushka Buch, Reporter

March 31, 2018


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

The varsity boys volleyball team defeated Cupertino High School last Friday in three sets, with scores of 25-12, 25-17 and 25-19. The first set was over quickly. Within the first few minutes, the boys established a lead of several points through serves by Charlie Molin (11). They maintained their hea...

Boys JV volleyball loses to Cupertino High School

Boys JV volleyball loses to Cupertino High School

by Kathy Fang, Photo Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

Boys junior varsity volleyball lost a close game against Cupertino High School at 5:30 yesterday in the athletics center, with a score of 25-12 in the first set and 25-20 in the second. Their record is now 0-9 as they move through their season, and with each game, the boys have learned new lessons to...

Boys golf defeats Nueva and Crystal Springs

Boys golf defeats Nueva and Crystal Springs

by Saloni Shah, Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Boys Golf, Golf, Sports, Spring Sports

Six members of the boys golf team defeated Crystal Springs and Nueva on Wednesday, March 28. The match at the San Jose Country Club had a 9-hole par rating of 33. Jin Kim (12) shot 32 (-1), Daulet Tuleubayev (12) shot 35 (+2), Victor Shin (12) shot 36 (+3), Aditya Tadimeti (9) shot 36 (+3), Bowen...

Varsity girls lacrosse beats Lincoln-San Jose 13-3

Varsity girls lacrosse beats Lincoln-San Jose 13-3

by Jessie Wang, Reporter

March 24, 2018


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

The Varsity girls lacrosse team defeated Lincoln-San Jose 13-3 this Wednesday at home. The first goal of the game was scored by Heidi Zhang (11) at the four-minute mark and was followed by four straight goals by Elise Mayer (11). Elise scored seven of the Eagles’ 13 goals. Lincoln managed to s...

Varsity boys volleyball defeats Mountain View in four sets

Varsity boys volleyball defeats Mountain View in four sets

by Nina Gee, Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Sports, Spring Sports

The varsity boys volleyball team defeated Mountain View High School on Wednesday after four close sets with scores of 25-13, 28-26 and 25-15 in the second, third and fourth sets. The boys went head to head with Mountain View in the first set, always staying within two points of each other until Mo...

Varsity girls lacrosse defeats Stevenson School 15-4

Varsity girls lacrosse defeats Stevenson School 15-4

by Derek Yen, Winged Post Opinion Editor

March 17, 2018


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

The girls lacrosse team defeated Stevenson School 15-4 this Thursday at home. The girls came out swinging, with three quick goals scored by Elise Mayer (11) and Grace Hajjar (10) in the first 70 seconds. After the quick opener, the pace of the game slowed, with no goals being scored by either team for the ...

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