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Weekly Previews: Mar. 27 - Apr. 1

Weekly Previews: Mar. 27 – Apr. 1

by Vishnu Kannan, Desiree Luo, and Katelyn Zhao March 27, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week’s slate of spring sports games and updates on how each team is performing below!

Sophomore Sara Wan swings at the tennis ball during a CCS semifinals match last year. Competitive boys and girls tennis seasons for this year are scheduled to begin in the spring, as per the California Interscholatic Federation’s (CIF) revised sports schedule for the 2020 - 2021 school year.

Tennis preseason workouts scheduled to begin on Oct. 10

by Vishnu Kannan and Muthu Panchanatham October 13, 2020

Tennis preseason workouts are scheduled to begin this Friday, Oct. 10, as per a Schoology announcement released by upper school’s athletic trainer Jaron Olson.  The workouts will be split up into...

High school sports for the upcoming school will be divided into two seasons and will only start in December 2020 or January 2021. Students who normally play multiple sports will now have to make a decision if their sports have been moved to the same season.

Start of high school sports delayed until at least December

by Vishnu Kannan and Muthu Panchanatham July 26, 2020

High school sports for the upcoming school year will only start in December 2020 or January 2021, according to the California Interscholastic Federation’s (CIF) announcement on Monday.  The three...

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.

Weekly Roundup: Spring sports clear the competition

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...

The team lines up with letters taped to their backs that spell out “KAISHANT BEAST MODE FOREVER” to honor the two seniors. 	“Our two seniors have been just massive on the team, just massive supporters and great players. They definitely know how to conduct themselves on and off the court,” assistant coach Mike Nguyen said. “[This is] the culmination of their high school experience and its just one of those crucial times where they transition to college.”

Tennis team honors seniors, defeats Pinewood

by Aditya Singhvi and Anna Vazhaeparambil April 21, 2019

The varsity tennis team celebrated its senior night on Wednesday, April 17, celebrating seniors Kai Franz and Nishant Ravi and winning 4-3 against Pinewood at home. Before the matches began, the team...

Taylor Lam (12) throws a ball to second base in a game against El Camino High. The Eagles won the game 14-11.

Weekly roundup: Spring teams keep the ball rolling

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor April 16, 2019

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...

Trevor Thompson (12) steps up to bat, preparing for the pitch to be thrown. Despite their Friday game being cancelled, the Eagles still played well during the match, with strategic hits from freshman Bobby Wang and senior Zachary Hoffman and a dive for home base by junior Max Lee.

Weekly roundup: Spring sports approach hurdles

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter March 26, 2019

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...

Andrew Chang (10) swims during the swim meet on Thursday. Matthew placed first in the 200 meter and 500 meter freestyle.

Weekly roundup: Week of March 11

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter March 17, 2019

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...

Kai Franz (12) returns the ball during the match against Kings on Monday. Their overall record now stands at 4-1.

Varsity boys tennis secures win over King’s

by Anmol Velagapudi, Reporter March 15, 2019

Varsity boys tennis defeated King's 6-1 on Monday at the Blackford tennis courts. The match was postponed from last week due to the rainy conditions. The boys next play against Crystal Springs on Monday...

Richard Hu (11) hits the ball during the match last Monday against Nueva. The boys play tomorrow at Sacred Heart.

Varsity boys tennis crushes Nueva in home opener

by Emily Tan, Reporter March 5, 2019

The varsity tennis team crushed the Nueva Mavericks on Monday 7-0 in their first match of the season at the Blackford tennis courts. Even though the team has been practicing on these courts up to this...

David Wen (11) hits a backhand. He plays number one singles for the Harker varsity boys tennis team.

Recap of varsity boys tennis Fresno Tournament

by Nerine Uyanik and Sofie Kassaras March 6, 2017

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...

Albert Pun (10) prepares to hit a forehand. He and Edward Tischler won their doubles match against SHP.

Boys’ varsity tennis beats Sacred Heart Preparatory on senior night

by Vijay Bharadwaj, Reporter April 22, 2015

The boys' varsity tennis team defeated Sacred Heart Prep (SHP) on Tuesday at the team’s senior night game with a score of 5-2. John Dobrota and Sohil Singh were honored as seniors in their second-to-last...

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