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Boys golf begins practice for spring season

Boys golf begins practice for spring season

by Alex Wang, Opinion Editor

March 11, 2018


Filed under Boys Golf, Sports, Spring Sports

The boys golf team started off its season with practices at local golf courses and a few matches and tournaments, including the Cowboy Classic and Pahrump Invitational. This year’s team consists of a large number of freshman, as many of last year’s players were seniors and graduated. “The...

Junior varsity baseball defeats Prospect High School 3-1

Junior varsity baseball defeats Prospect High School 3-1

by Arya Maheshwari, Reporter

March 10, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The junior varsity baseball team won 3-1 against Prospect High School on Thursday afternoon in the second game of their season. The first run of the game was scored in the second inning by Prospect High School. The score remained the same until the fifth inning when Levi Sutton (9) scored a run for ...

Varsity boys volleyball wins 3-0 against Los Gatos

Varsity boys volleyball wins 3-0 against Los Gatos

by Zoe Sanders, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Sports, Spring Sports

Upper school varsity boys volleyball won 3-0 at their home game against Los Gatos High School on Wednesday at 6:45 p.m., bringing them to an 5-1 record overall. This was the team’s first game in the new upper school athletic center. Following timeouts called by Harker and by Los Gatos, the Eagles...

Varsity girls lacrosse beats Salinas High School 9-5

Varsity girls lacrosse beats Salinas High School 9-5

by Anthony Xu, Reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

The Harker lacrosse team won their season opener 9-5 against Salinas High School Tuesday afternoon at home. Both teams started off strong and after ten minutes of play the score remained tied 0-0, with key saves from goalie Nellie Tonev (10). However, Salinas broke the tie to score first. Seconds lat...

Varsity softball loses 11-12 to Notre Dame in home opener game

Varsity softball loses 11-12 to Notre Dame in home opener game

by Kathy Fang, Photo Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Varsity softball lost their first home game against Notre Dame High School yesterday at 3:30 p.m. with a score of 11-12. After losing their first game of the season to Palo Alto with a score of 13-16 on Feb. 28, the girls suffered another close loss in their overall score to 0-2. Junior Taylor La...

Varsity girls basketball team develops throughout season

Varsity girls basketball team develops throughout season

by Prameela Kottapalli, Winged Post Features Editor

March 4, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

At the beginning of every girls basketball practice from November to February, 15 players–of varying heights and grade levels–convened at the center of the Howard Nichols court. Their hyperdunk shoes squeaked across the polished wood floor as they came together, encircling the eagle emblazoned atop the h...

Harker varsity boys basketball to face Carmel in CCS quarterfinals

Harker varsity boys basketball to face Carmel in CCS quarterfinals

by Kushal Shah, Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Seeded number 12 in league, the varsity boys basketball team upset the number five seed Pacific Grove team 58-45 on Thursday night. They now look to defeat the number 4 seed Carmel today in the quarterfinals of the CCS playoffs. Today’s game has a revenge factor for the boys varsity team as well; Carmel be...

JV and varsity boys volleyball scrimmage Bellarmine

JV and varsity boys volleyball scrimmage Bellarmine

by Neil Bai, Copy Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Sports, Spring Sports

JV and varsity boys volleyball participated in a scrimmage against Bellarmine in the Blackford gym on Wednesday 6 p.m. Because this game was a scrimmage, the two teams did not keep score. The players from both sides first practiced amongst their own teams before they all gathered around the center cou...

Super Bowl LII: Can the Eagles Unlock the Magic of the Patriots?

Super Bowl LII: Can the Eagles Unlock the Magic of the Patriots?

by Saloni Shah, Reporter

February 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

The matchup of Super Bowl LII is set: New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles on Feb. 4. The game will be played in Minneapolis at the state-of-the-art U.S. Bank Stadium, which accommodates up to 70,000 fans. Will the underdog Eagles be able to pull off their first Super Bowl victory against the ...

Girls varsity basketball loses against Castilleja

Girls varsity basketball loses against Castilleja

by Karina Chen, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls’ basketball team lost 37-45 against Castilleja School at their home game on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The eagles took the lead in the first quarter scoring 10-6. They fell behind in the second quarter with a score of 21-19, and Castilleja kept their lead in the third quarter with a s...

Girls varsity basketball wins against Crystal Springs Uplands

Girls varsity basketball wins against Crystal Springs Uplands

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls’ basketball team won against Crystal Springs Uplands by 34 points on Tuesday in their 14th league game this season. The Eagles maintained a lead throughout the whole game, earning 16 points in the first quarter, entering half-time with a score of 24-14, making 14 points in the thir...

Varsity girls soccer plays Castilleja in Kicks Against Cancer game

Varsity girls soccer plays Castilleja in Kicks Against Cancer game

by Zach Hoffman, Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

Girls varsity soccer lost 0-2 during their annual Kicks Against Cancer game against Castilleja High School on Friday, Jan. 21. Despite some injuries, the girls managed to hold number two seed Castilleja to a goal in the first and second halves. “A lot of us were really focussed on the game...

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