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Girls golf wins senior night match

Girls golf wins senior night match

by Meena Gudapati, Aquila Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Golf, Golf, Showcase, Sports

The varsity girls golf team won its senior night game against Sacred Heart Preparatory at Los Lagos Golf Course in San Jose last night. Katherine Zhu (12) led the team, shooting 33. Natalie Vo (9), Olivia Guo (9), Katelyn Vo (10), Devanshi Mehta (11) and Vanessa Tyagi (12) shot 39, 37, 36, 41 and 44 ...

Varsity football game cancelled due to air pollution

Varsity football game cancelled due to air pollution

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Global Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The varsity football team's game against Stellar Preparatory High School scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m. was cancelled at noon today due to unhealthy air quality forecasts for the rest of the week. Smoke from numerous wildfires centered in the Sonoma and Napa counties polluted the air throughout t...

Varsity boys water polo loses to Palo Alto High School

Varsity boys water polo loses to Palo Alto High School

by Sara Yen, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Sports

The varsity boys' water polo team lost 11-6 to Palo Alto High School (Paly) during a home game last night. Harker previously played Paly on Sept. 19, where they lost by four points. This season, the water polo team moved up to the De Anza division, a higher and more competitive level. “We ...

Freshman and sophomore and JV girls volleyball teams play Sacred Heart Preparatory

Freshman and sophomore and JV girls volleyball teams play Sacred Heart Preparatory

by Emily Chen and Anthony Xu

October 11, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports, Volleyball

The freshman and sophomore volleyball team beat Sacred Heart Preparatory last night at the upper school athletics center. Winning the game in only two sets, the team finished with scores of 25-14 and 25-12, respectively.     “I think the game went pretty well. We did a lot better than the first ti...

Harker sets new school record after beating Tamalpais High School

Harker sets new school record after beating Tamalpais High School

by Eric Fang and Arya Tandon

October 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Varsity football set a new school record of seven wins and zero losses after beating Tamalpais High School 38-0 at home last night. This team is undefeated so far this season and yesterday marked their seventh consecutive win, an accomplishment unprecedented in Harker history. The game began to ...

Varsity girls volleyball loses to Menlo in four sets

Varsity girls volleyball loses to Menlo in four sets

by Farah Hosseini, Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports

The varsity girls' volleyball team lost against the Menlo School Knights after four sets at the upper school gym last night. The set that Harker won is the first set that Menlo has lost in their league season. “So far, the season has been really exciting, with a lot of close games,” libero Katrina...

Undefeated varsity football beats Marina High in sixth win of season

Undefeated varsity football beats Marina High in sixth win of season

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Global Editor

September 30, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Varsity football beat Marina High last night 30-0, maintaining an undefeated season record of 6-0. The team played at the Monterey Peninsula College Stadium for their fourth away game and sixth consecutive win of the season. The Eagles lost the coin toss, and the Marina Mariners began in possession...

Boys water polo loses to Gunn High School

Boys water polo loses to Gunn High School

by Neal Sidhu, Winged Post Asst. STEM Editor

September 30, 2017


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Sports

The varsity boys' water polo team lost their game against Gunn 7-13 on Thursday night, moving them to a 2-6 league record and a 5-9 overall record. JV also lost to Gunn 3-11 earlier that night. The first quarter started with one of Harker’s captains, Aadith Srinivasan (12), scoring the first goal...

Varsity girls water polo defeats Milpitas High School at home

Varsity girls water polo defeats Milpitas High School at home

by Nerine Uyanik, Humans of Harker Asst. Videographer and Feature Photographer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, Sports

Varsity girls water polo beat Milpitas High School 12-3 in a home game yesterday at 4 p.m. Harker pulled ahead 5-1 in the first quarter, with Abby Wisdom (11) scoring three goals and Alicia Xu (10) and Samantha Yanovsky (11) each scoring one. The girls held their opponents scoreless while senior ...

Football prevails over Rio Vista High school during homecoming game

Football prevails over Rio Vista High school during homecoming game

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Global Editor

September 24, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Varsity football beat Rio Vista High School 33-13 Saturday night during their annual homecoming game on Davis Field, maintaining their undefeated record of 5-0. Hundreds of spectators, including the pep band and cheerleaders, supported the home team throughout the entire match. The night was als...

Varsity boys’ water polo beats Monta Vista at home

Varsity boys’ water polo beats Monta Vista at home

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Global Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Sports

Varsity boys' water polo beat Monta Vista 14-6 last night at home, improving their league record to 2-3 with a 5-6 overall record. JV water polo also played Monta Vista but lost 7-1 in a tough game. The varsity game began with Monta Vista scoring the first goal in less than a minute of the game beginning....

Varsity girls water polo match cancelled due to clock issues

Varsity girls water polo match cancelled due to clock issues

by Alex Wang, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, Sports

The varsity girls water polo team has postponed its game against Monta Vista High School after issues with the clock impeded the progression of the game. The girls played about half of the first quarter before the clock malfunctioned and forced the game to be paused. The coaches and referee called in a ...

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