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Varsity boys basketball suffers loss to Sacred Heart

Varsity boys basketball suffers loss to Sacred Heart

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 26, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team lost 59-45 to the Sacred Heart Prep Gators last night at home, bringing their overall record to 8-10 and their league record to 3-5. After giving up a 1-9 lead to begin the game and standing at 21-44 at halftime, the Eagles were unable to recover and ultimately fell ...

Soccer teams host Kicks Against Cancer event

Soccer teams host Kicks Against Cancer event

by Nina Gee, Illustrator

January 26, 2019

The boys’ and girls’ soccer teams hosted the Kicks Against Cancer event yesterday evening, raising money for Camp Okizu by selling food, t-shirts, and raffle tickets on the sidelines throughout the games. The junior varsity boys played first, losing their game against Menlo 0-4.  Then, the varsity...

Varsity girls basketball falls to Castilleja

Varsity girls basketball falls to Castilleja

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

January 26, 2019

The varsity girls basketball team lost against the Castilleja Gators 33-51 on Thursday, Jan. 24, bringing their overall record to 10-7 and their league record to 1-4. After falling to 5-16 at the end of the first quarter, the girls were unable to overcome Castilleja's 11-point lead. The girls celebrate...

Varsity girls soccer defeats Castilleja 2-0

Varsity girls soccer defeats Castilleja 2-0

by Vishnu Kannan, Reporter

January 23, 2019

The varsity girls soccer team overpowered the Castilleja Gators 2-0 on Wednesday afternoon on Davis Field. 40 minutes of play marked by both teams playing a strong brand of defense left the score tied at 0 - 0 entering halftime. Coming out of halftime, with 36 minutes to left to play, Megha Salvi (9) scored the...

Varsity Girls Basketball narrowly misses win against Mercy SF

Varsity Girls Basketball narrowly misses win against Mercy SF

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

January 22, 2019

The varsity girls basketball team lost 50-51 against Mercy High School, San Francisco today, bringing their overall record to 10-6 and their league record to 1-3. Despite being down 23-27 at halftime, the girls were able to quickly catch up during the third quarter and tie the game at 49-49 with a mi...

Boys basketball falters against King’s Academy

Boys basketball falters against King’s Academy

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 20, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team fell 42-60 to the King’s Academy Knights on Thursday night in a league matchup at home, bringing their overall record to 7-9 and their league record to 2-4. After being tied 5-5 early in the game, the Knights went on an uninterrupted 13-point run to bring the s...

Girls varsity soccer faces narrow loss against Crystal Springs Uplands

Girls varsity soccer faces narrow loss against Crystal Springs Uplands

by Shreya Srinivasan, TALON Organizations and Co-Sports Editor

January 19, 2019

The varsity girls soccer team faced a narrow 0-1 loss against Crystal Springs at home on Tuesday, bringing their overall record to 4-4-3 and their league record to 2-1-1. Due to strong defense by both teams in the first half, neither team was able to gain a lead, with halftime beginning at a dea...

Varsity boys basketball falls to Menlo

Varsity boys basketball falls to Menlo

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 16, 2019

Varsity boys basketball lost to Menlo 61-40 at home in a league matchup on Tuesday, bringing their overall record to 7-8 and their league record to 2-3. After falling behind 13-4 at the end of the first quarter, the Eagles were unable to overcome the Menlo lead despite a small comeback in the second....

Varsity boys soccer overwhelms Priory 3-1 amid clouds and drizzle

Varsity boys soccer overwhelms Priory 3-1 amid clouds and drizzle

by Varsha Rammohan, Copy editor

January 15, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team soundly defeated Woodside Priory School 3-1 in a league home game accompanied by intermittent rain on Friday afternoon. The first half began with an early goal by midfielder Andrew Cheplyansky (11). After strong defense from both teams as well as multiple attempts to a...

Varsity girls soccer locks down Eastside

Varsity girls soccer locks down Eastside

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

January 10, 2019

The varsity girls soccer team won 3-0 against Eastside College Prep today, bringing their league record to 2-0 and their overall record to 4-3-2. Freshman Megha Salvi scored two out of the Eagle's three goals while sophomore Emma Boyce scored one. "I thought the girls played a pretty close to flawless...

Varsity boys soccer outmaneuvers Ace Charter

Varsity boys soccer outmaneuvers Ace Charter

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Varsity boys soccer won 1-0 in a low-scoring, non-league matchup at home against Ace Charter on Wednesday. They improved to 6-1 on the season and are 1-0 in league play. The boys host Priory on Friday at 3 p.m.          

Varsity boys basketball trounces Woodside Priory

Varsity boys basketball trounces Woodside Priory

by Muthu Panchanatham and Aditya Singhvi

January 9, 2019

Varsity boys basketball won 49-38 in a home league matchup against Woodside Priory on Tuesday evening despite several key players out injured. The Eagles are 6-6 on the season and next play at Eastside College Prep on Friday. “I was very pleased,” head coach Butch Keller said. “Team defense...

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