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Weekly Roundup: Spring sports clear the competition

Weekly Roundup: Spring sports clear the competition

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

April 21, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Girls Lacrosse, Golf, Online Exclusive, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball

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 ...

Weekly roundup: Spring teams keep the ball rolling

Weekly roundup: Spring teams keep the ball rolling

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Girls Lacrosse, Golf, Multimedia, Online Exclusive, Photos, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming, Track and Field, Uncategorized, Volleyball

Softball: The girls softball team earned their second win of their league season this week, beating Notre Dame High School 13-5 on Tuesday and increasing their record to 2-5. In a non-league game against El Camino High School on Thursday, the Eagles again won, earning a final score of 14-11 and improvi...

Swimmers celebrate senior night with win over Kings

Swimmers celebrate senior night with win over Kings

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming

The swim team celebrated their senior night today at a swim meet against Kings Academy, honoring senior athletes Angela Li, Ihita Mandal, Alex Yu and Logan Bhamidipaty, who was unable to attend. Before the swim meet, each of the seniors ran through a tunnel formed by their teammates, upon which they were...

Weekly roundup: Spring sports approach hurdles

Weekly roundup: Spring sports approach hurdles

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Girls Lacrosse, Golf, Online Exclusive, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball

Baseball After a strong performance, the varsity baseball team ended this week with two consecutive wins, beating Jefferson High School 6-5 on Tuesday and Crystal Springs Uplands 16-7 on Thursday. Their game against Thomas More on Friday went three innings before it was rained out with the team up ...

Weekly roundup: Week of March 11

Weekly roundup: Week of March 11

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Girls Lacrosse, Golf, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming, Track and Field, Uncategorized, Volleyball

Baseball After a 6-1 loss against Jefferson High School on Tuesday, Mar 12, the varsity baseball team defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 7-6 in their first league win, increasing their record to 1-1. Despite the team giving up six unearned runs in the second inning, freshman Mark Hu pitched six in...

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...

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...

Coach Chadwick joins upper school as new varsity swim coach

Coach Chadwick joins upper school as new varsity swim coach

by Stanley Zhao, Business Manager

March 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Swimming, Winged Post

Swim instructor Tania Chadwick joined the upper school varsity swim team as a coach during the start of this year and hopes to use her experience to strengthen the team this season. Coach Chadwick has had prior experiences involving the Harker community and expresses enthusiasm for her position. “I...

Varsity swim team welcomes new coach

Varsity swim team welcomes new coach

by Vijay Bharadwaj, Reporter

January 16, 2015


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Swimming

Alisha Garcia takes on her role as the new coach for the Upper School swim team, bringing her experiences and skills in swimming to the field. Garcia’s interest in swimming started when she was five years old. She continued practicing, and at the age of seven, she joined a competitive swim team. “Swimming...

Swim seniors recognized at last home meet

Swim seniors recognized at last home meet

by Roshni Pankhaniya, Aquila Sports Editor

April 23, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Swimming

The Varsity swim team honored four seniors at its last home meet today against Sacred Heart Preparatory School. Prior to the start of the meet, seniors Kimberly Ma, Audebert Manon, Brian Tuan, and Kenneth Zhang were presented with a bouquet of roses and gifts from their team members for their hard-w...

Q+A profile with Varsity swimmer Kimberly Ma

Q+A profile with Varsity swimmer Kimberly Ma

by Elisabeth Siegel

March 27, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Swimming

Harker Aquila: When did you start swimming? Kimberly Ma: So long ago, I can’t remember. I started swimming when I was four, and I started competitive [swimming] when I was about five and a half. HA: Where did you begin swimming? KM: It’s closed down now, but there was this teeny little pool...

Swimmers compete against King’s Academy

Swimmers compete against King’s Academy

by Kacey Fang, Winged Post Features Editor

March 27, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Swimming

Varsity and Junior Varsity swim teams competed against King’s Academy yesterday in a home meet at the Singh Aquatic Center. Swimmers raced in individual and relay events, covering distances that ranged from 50 to 500 yards. “I challenged myself today. I swam the 500 free,” Brian Tuan (12) said. ...

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