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Junior varsity boys volleyball conquers Lynbrook in two sets

Junior varsity boys volleyball conquers Lynbrook in two sets

by Eva Cheng April 11, 2024

The junior varsity boys volleyball team defeated Lynbrook in a two-set sweep, 25-18 and 25-22, on March 29. The Eagles started the first set with the serve, immediately winning the point off a mis-hit...

Varsity boys tennis team triumphs over Sacred Heart Preparatory 6-1

Varsity boys tennis team triumphs over Sacred Heart Preparatory 6-1

by Jonathan Szeto, Charlie Wang, and Mihir Kotbagi March 17, 2024

The varsity boys tennis team demolished Sacred Heart Preparatory 6-1 at Del Mar High School on Tuesday. The Eagles made a strong start, with their first and second singles players Tanishk Konduri...

Co-captain and outside hitter Zachary Blue (12) receives a serve. Strong passing allowed the Eagles to run a more diverse offense and create more scoring opportunities on Wednesday.

Boys varsity volleyball sweeps Mountain View in 3-0 shutout

by Katerina Matta March 8, 2024

The varsity boys volleyball team bested Mountain View in a 25-17, 25-17, 25-20 sweep at home on Wednesday.  Harker pulled ahead to a 6-2 lead at the start of the first set, capitalizing on a series...

Pitcher Raeanne Li (9) lunges in preparation to throw a pitch in the first inning. Raeanne pitched for the first four innings, and Joy Hu (10) pitched for the last inning.

Varsity softball team dominates James Lick 11-3 in season opener

by Tiffany Zhu, Co-Assistant Sports Editor March 4, 2024

The varsity softball team defeated James Lick High School 11-3 at Blackford on Feb. 28.  The first inning commenced with pitcher and shortstop Raeanne Li (9) pitching and catcher Maddie Avila (9) behind...

Triumphant, head coach Zachary Mattson holds the trophy of the varsity boys volleyball teams Central Coast Section Division Two victory against Carmel High School on May 13.

Varsity boys volleyball wins CCS Championship, sweeps every game in three sets

by Margaret Cartee and Brandon Zau May 21, 2023

The varsity boys volleyball team won the championship match 25-17, 25-21, 25-21 against Carmel High School on May 13 at Saint Francis High School, earning first place in Division Two of the Central Coast...

Katelyn Abellera (12) rushes down centerfield on a fast break. Katelyn scored three goals during senior night.

Varsity girls lacrosse team triumphs 8-7 on senior night

by Emma Milner and Kevin Zhang April 29, 2023

Varsity girls lacrosse defeated Notre Dame 8-7 during their senior night at home on April 17 with a crucial defensive stop to secure the victory. Prior to the game, the team held a ceremony on Davis...

The varsity boys volleyball team gathers for a huddle and a chant before the game against Menlo-Atherton on Tuesday. The team won in three sets, 25-13, 25-14, 25-20.

Varsity boys volleyball decimates Menlo-Atherton in three straight sets

by Jessica Wang, Margaret Cartee, and Alison Yang March 13, 2023

The varsity boys volleyball team crushed Menlo-Atherton High School in three sets 25-13, 25-14, 25-20 at home on Tuesday. After a pre-game chant, the home opener game for the varsity boys volleyball...

Zachary Blue (11) leaps up for a jump serve during varsity boys volleyball practice on March 6. The boys won their season opener against Menlo Atherton.

Winter sports come to a close, spring sports dive into season openers

by Emma Milner, Co-Assistant Sports Editor March 8, 2023

Varsity boys basketball, varsity girls basketball and varsity girls soccer closed out their seasons with Central Coast Section (CCS) games, while varsity boys soccer fell short of qualifying, losing 0-4...

Varsity boys volleyball huddles in a group cheer before the game to excite the team. The eagles beat Saratoga High School 25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19.

Varsity boys volleyball team celebrates senior night, sweeps Saratoga 3-0

by Chayce Milheim, Reporter May 12, 2022

The varsity boys volleyball team defeated Saratoga High School 25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19 on Senior Night at home last Friday at 6:45 p.m.  Head coach Zachary Mattson emceed the senior night ceremony,...

Sports slideshow: April 21

Sports slideshow: April 21

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor April 21, 2022

The junior varsity boys volleyball team put their fists in the air for a cheer before the start of their match against Cupertino High School. In their practices leading up to the game, the team focused on communication and blocking.

Junior varsity boys volleyball team loses close match to Cupertino High School

by Kinnera Mulam, Co-Copy Editor April 4, 2022

The junior varsity boys volleyball team lost to Cupertino High School 23-25, 22-25 on March 26. Coming into the match, the Cupertino Pioneers were ranked third out eight teams in the Santa Clara Valley...

The Eagles huddle in the first inning to change fielding strategies. After the huddle, pitcher Mark Hu (12) retired a Half Moon Bay batter with a fastball.

Baseball team faces 18-3 defeat against Half Moon Bay

by Trisha Iyer, Reporter April 4, 2022

The varsity boys baseball team lost to the Half Moon Bay Cougars 18-3 last Thursday at home in the opening week of Peninsula Athletic League play. In the first inning, the Eagles struggled to stop Half...

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