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Spring sports hit the home stretch

Spring sports hit the home stretch

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

May 9, 2019


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

Swimming: The varsity swimming team recently competed in the WBAL Championship Finals and the CCS Championship Finals, earning accolades in a wide range of events. At the WBAL Championship Finals on April 27, which followed the WBAL Championship Trials two days prior, the boys relay team of Matthew C...

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...

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...

Weekly roundup: Spring sports kick off with a splash

Weekly roundup: Spring sports kick off with a splash

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

March 10, 2019


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

Baseball The varsity baseball team’s games against Del Mar High School on Tuesday and Woodside High School on Thursday have been canceled due to the weather and are aiming to be rescheduled in April. The team defeated Pinewood on Friday, ending with a final score of 7-5 and a season record of 2-2...

Cross country, track and field coach retires

Cross country, track and field coach retires

by Erica Cai and Eric Fang

February 22, 2019


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field, Uncategorized, Winged Post

Standing in the center of Blackford’s track with a baseball cap over his head, Scott Chisam chats with a few seniors as the other runners finish their warm-up lap and sit cross-legged in front of him in the grass. Once everyone settles down, he launches into the week’s agenda in a calm yet energized ...

Iyer on Fire

Iyer on Fire

by Rose Guan, Wingspan Senior Staff Writer and Designer

June 11, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Editor's Pick, Online Exclusive, Sports, Track and Field

It’s a cool afternoon in mid-December, the off-season for a cross-country or track runner. Nikitha “Niki” Iyer (‘17) wears a gray hoodie over black track pants, to ward against the cold. She adjusts a USA Track Foundation sweatband, checks her watch as she walks out of her Cupertino house—an...

Track and Field participates in second League meet of the season

Track and Field participates in second League meet of the season

by Cheryl Liu, Reporter

April 16, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Track and Field

The Track and Field team participated in its second league meet at King’s Academy where the athletes took part in a variety of events, such as high jump, hurdles, shot put, and relays. Some athletes tried out new events at the meet while others used the time to perfect their existing events in a...

Track team prepares for WBAL league meet #1

Track team prepares for WBAL league meet #1

by Shay Lari-Hosain, Winged Post Assistant Design Editor

March 21, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Track and Field

The track & field team is busy preparing for the first league meet of the season. The WBAL (West Bay Athletic League) #1a meet will be hosted by Menlo School next Wednesday, March 26. Niki Iyer (9) is running long distance events at the meet. On alternate days, long distance runners perform...

Track and field attends first meet of the season in pouring rain

Track and field attends first meet of the season in pouring rain

by Cheryl Liu

February 27, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Track and Field

Members of the Track and Field team participated in a season opener invitational at Archbishop Mitty High School today.  Due to the rain, some events, such as the boys 110 meter hurdles and pole vault, were cancelled. For the freshmen, this first track meet was the cause of some nervousness and anxie...

Track and field begins conditioning

Track and field begins conditioning

by Maya Jeyendran

January 30, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Track and Field

The track and field team began their pre-season conditioning at Harker’s Blackford campus last Monday. The team’s head coach is Scott Chisam, a veteran coach who is looking to build upon last year’s season during which the team sent athletes to CCS and broke numerous school records. Assistant...

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