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Swimmers participate in CCS meet

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming

The swim team recently participated in the Central Coast Section meet at the Santa Clara International Swim Center. Vivian Wang placed second in the 100 breaststroke and broke the school record. Ethan Hu won the 100 butterfly with a time of 47.86 seconds, breaking the school record. The boys 200...

Spring Sports Update

Spring Sports Update

by Alex Wang and Anjay Saklecha

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Winged Post

Track Track and field runners competed in their second WBAL meet for this season on April 12. The girls team consisting of Grace Koonmen (11), Gloria Guo (11), Alycia Cary (10) and Nikki Solanki (9) set a new school record for the 400m relay. David Dunaway (12) won the 100m dash and 300m hurdles....

Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

Varsity boys volleyball loses to Homestead High School in five sets

by Anthony Xu, TALON Reporter

April 18, 2017


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Varsity boys’ volleyball lost against Homestead in five sets today at Blackford, dropping their overall record to 14-10. Harker took the lead early, winning the first set 25-22. From there, the two teams traded victories, with Homestead winning the second set 25-12, and Harker taking the third, 2...

Varsity baseball loses game 0-4 to Mills High School

Varsity baseball loses game 0-4 to Mills High School

by Ruhi Sayana and Nicole Chen

April 11, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports

Varsity boys baseball lost 0-4 against Mills High School at the Blackford campus during their game on today at 4 p.m. Neither team scored in the first three innings. Mills High School scored one and three points in the fourth and fifth innings, respectively. The score remained unchanged for the ...

Varsity boys’ volleyball defeats Los Gatos in four sets

Varsity boys’ volleyball defeats Los Gatos in four sets

by Megan Cardosi, TALON Sports Editor

March 19, 2017


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports

Varsity boys’ volleyball defeated Los Gatos High School in 4 sets on Friday at the Blackford gym, bringing them to an overall of 7-2 record. Los Gatos began serving during the first set, earning a 5 point lead. Harker eventually brought the game to a tie before winning the set on an ace serve 25-23...

Recap of varsity boys tennis Fresno Tournament

Recap of varsity boys tennis Fresno Tournament

by Nerine Uyanik and Sofie Kassaras

March 6, 2017


Filed under Boys Tennis, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports

Varsity boys tennis participated in the California Classic Boys Tennis Fresno League Tournament on March 3-4 and played against five other Bay Area high schools. The team played against high schools Clovis West, Los Altos, and Bellarmine on the first day, and high schools Palo Alto and Buchanan on...

Girls lacrosse kicks off season with win

Girls lacrosse kicks off season with win

by Meena Gudapati, Winged Post News Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Girls varsity lacrosse started the season with a win, defeating Newark Memorial High School 10-3 at Davis Field today. Although the game is the first to be included in the season, it counts as a non-conference match. The girls played two preseason games prior to this match. The girls scored fi...

Head girls’ lacrosse coach makes her debut

Head girls’ lacrosse coach makes her debut

by Angele Yang, Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports, Winged Post

Alyssa Dunlap became head coach of the upper school girls lacrosse team this spring, replacing Danae Rodriguez. Andrew Newmark and chemistry teacher Andrew Irvine serve as assistant coaches this year. Dunlap has played lacrosse since fifth grade. She led her high school team to three consecutive P...

Varsity Baseball loses to San Mateo

Varsity Baseball loses to San Mateo

by Justin Su, Asst. Sports Editor

April 15, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

The varsity baseball team lost 1-9 today afternoon against San Mateo High School at the Blackford baseball diamond. The boys played San Mateo Tuesday earlier this week, losing 2-10. “We’ve played them three times this year, they’re a good team they hit the ball really well and their team is full...

Upper school swim team competes against other schools in invitational swim meet

Upper school swim team competes against other schools in invitational swim meet

by Ashley Jiang, Reporter

March 20, 2016


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming

The upper school swim team participated at the Small School invitational at Sacred Heart Prep yesterday at 9 a.m. Swimmers competed in a variety of relay and individual races, including the 400 yard relay for boys and girls and other events ranging from 50 to 500 yards distances. The 200 Medley...

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