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Live Coverage: Boys Volleyball takes on Bellarmine in NorCal semifinals

Chris Gong (12) dives to save a ball during the game against Bellarmine.

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019

The game is now over, with the Eagles winning comfortably 25-15, 25-21, 25-20. Be sure to catch our game recap coming soon to Harker Aquila. 8:19 p.m. Despite a commendable Bellarmine team bringing the score to 23-20, the Eagles, off a  Bellarmine fault and a Jarett hit, have won the third set 2...

Boys volleyball clutches win over Northgate, advances in NorCals

The boys team huddles up ahead of their NorCal quarterfinal game against Carmel, which they won 25-20, 26-24, 25-13.

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

May 14, 2019

After a close three sets, the varsity boys volleyball team defeated Northgate High School 25-20, 26-24, 25-13 in the first round of Division 1 NorCal Championships on Tuesday, qualifying to play in the semifinals on Thursday. Head coach Chad Gordon credited the team’s consistency as one of the ...

Lacrosse closes out another league championship season

Anna Vazhaeparambil (10) cradles the ball as she runs past a defender, aiming for the opponents’ goal in the semifinals. The girls lost 9-6 to Woodside.

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

May 12, 2019

After defeating Aragon High School 7-6 on Tuesday this week in their quarterfinals match, the girls lacrosse team qualified to play in the WBAL semifinals, where they lost 9-6 to Woodside High School. Although this is the team’s second loss to Woodside and marks the end of their season, the girls ea...

Swimmers post strong results at States

Ethan Hu (11) swims in the 200 IM against two opponents from King's Academy during an earlier meet in the season. Ethan smashed both CCS and State records in the 200 IM and 100 Fly this year.

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 11, 2019

The four-man Harker swim contingent, comprising of Ethan Hu (11), Matthew Chung (10), Rhys Edwards (10), and Jason Kwok (10), placed fourth at the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Swimming Championships, held yesterday and today in Clovis. Ethan smashed two state meet records, creating...

Boys volleyball wins CCS Division 3, overpowers Carmel

Jeffery Kwan hits the ball during the CCS championship match against the Carmel Padres. The match was held at St. Francis High School today.

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 11, 2019

The varsity boys volleyball team defeated the Carmel Padres 29-27, 25-17, 25-18 to clinch the Central Coast Section (CCS) Division 3 title in a historic game this afternoon. This game marked a rematch of last year's CCS championship final, which the Eagles lost 23-25, 17-25, 25-22, 25-18, 18-16 to...

Softball holds senior night, defeats Notre Dame

Anika Rajamani (12) receives a bouquet from coach Raul Rios ahead of the game. The girls won the game 23-22.

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 11, 2019

The softball team hosted their senior night on May 9, conducting a ceremony before a game against Notre Dame-San Jose. The Eagles won the game 23-22. The ceremony honored six seniors: Anika Rajamani, Cameron Zell, Lily Wancewicz, Mahi Gurram, Ria Gupta and Taylor Lam. Before the game, coach Raul Rios...

Swimmers break CCS records, advance to States

Swim coaches and the relay team of Jason, Ethan, Matthew and Rhys pose with the third place trophy at CCS. The team competes at State Championships today.

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 11, 2019

Five Harker swimmers competed in the Central Coast Section (CCS) championships last Saturday, placing third and moving onto the State Championships, held in Clovis yesterday and today. The swimmers — Rhys Edwards (10), Matthew Chung (10), Jason Kwok (10), Ethan Hu (11) and Alex Yu (12) — broke...

Spring sports hit the home stretch

Varsity team captain Bryan Zhang (10) putts the ball during the league championship decider against Menlo on April 25. Bryan received his first career medalist honors, shooting a personal best of one under par.

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

May 9, 2019

Swimming: The varsity swimming team recently competed in the WBAL Championship Finals and the CCS Championship Finals, earning accolades in a wide range of events. At the WBAL Championship Finals on April 27, which followed the WBAL Championship Trials two days prior, the boys relay team of Matthew C...

Volleyball honors seniors, defeats Los Altos

Seniors Jarett Anderson, Charlie Molin and Chris Gong pose with family during the ceremony.

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 5, 2019

The varsity boys volleyball team honored seniors Chris Gong, Jarett Anderson and Charlie Molin during a senior night ceremony held on May 1 in the athletic center before a match against Los Altos, which the Eagles won 25-12, 25-12, 25-20. The crowd had an opportunity to write messages on individual...

After-school fencing class tries electric fencing

Two students practice fencing using the electric equipment, which is widely used in competitive fencing. The class was held on May 3.

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 5, 2019

The after-school fencing class, which students can participate in to fulfill their P.E. credits, held an electric fencing session from 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room (MPR) in the Athletic Center on May 3. Substitute fencing instructor Bill Cracraft brought in electric fencing equipment...

Bringing Capoeira to Life

Capoeira teacher Loren Due ('85) stands in a ready stance as he faces off against Johnny Wang (12).

by Mark Hu and Muthu Panchanatham

April 25, 2019

Intense music plays in the background as two students bend down to touch their teacher’s feet, surrounded by their peers. They then proceed to shake hands, acknowledging each other with respect as they were taught. Suddenly, the two cartwheel into the center of the “roda” or circle of people and engage ...

Weekly Roundup: Spring sports clear the competition

Anton Novikov (10) and Mitchell Granados (12) run in the first heat of the boys 100m dash finals. Anton won the race, with Mitchell coming in third.

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

April 21, 2019

Baseball: After a solid performance, the baseball team ends this week with two more wins under their belt: they beat Terra Nova High School 8-6 on Tuesday and Westmoor High School 20-6 on Thursday, before facing a tough 8-5 loss to Harbor High School on Saturday. “We’re having a really strong ...

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