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Girls tennis upsets Cupertino as volleyball ends playoff run

Girls tennis upsets Cupertino as volleyball ends playoff run

by Aditya Singhvi, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

Girls Tennis The girls' tennis team upset the  Cupertino High Pioneers in the second round of the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs, winning the crucial matchup 4-3 today afternoon at Cupertino. The third-seeded Pioneers team were the favorites coming into the match against the unseeded Eagles. "W...

Live Coverage: Girls volleyball challenges Sacred Heart Prep for CCS championship

Live Coverage: Girls volleyball challenges Sacred Heart Prep for CCS championship

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Aditya Singhvi

November 9, 2019

The Eagles defeated the Sacred Heart Prep Gators 25-12, 25-23, 25-14 to win the Central Coast Section (CCS) Division 4 title at Palo Alto High.  7:25 p.m. Upper School Athletic Director Dan Molin and Upper School Division Head Butch Keller have presented the trophy to the girls volleyball team, ...

Live Coverage: Girls Volleyball takes on Pacific Grove in CCS quarterfinals

Live Coverage: Girls Volleyball takes on Pacific Grove in CCS quarterfinals

by Vishnu Kannan and Anna Vazhaeparambil

November 5, 2019

8:02 p.m. The Eagles take the set 25 - 8 and the game 3 - 0. They will now move on to the CCS semifinals, where they will play Harbor High School on Thursday at 5 p.m. at Notre-Dame Belmont. 7:59 p.m. A kill out of the middle by Anvitha Tummala (11), who just subbed into the game, extends the Eagles...

Sports Preview: Week of Nov. 4

Sports Preview: Week of Nov. 4

by Aditya Singhvi, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

A few fall sports — Girls Golf, Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball and Cross Country — will continue their playoff season next week, while four winter sports — girls basketball, boys basketball, girls soccer, and boys soccer — begin mandatory practices starting Monday.  Girls Golf The Girls Golf team, after finish...

Varsity volleyball secures win on senior night

Varsity volleyball secures win on senior night

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

During a memorable senior night game last Thursday, the varsity girls volleyball team defeated the Notre Dame Regents in three sets, improving their league record to 8-4 and their overall record to 16-8. Cheered on by bleachers filled with students, faculty and parents, the players were able to mainta...

Former assistant athletics director and three athletes inducted into Harker’s Athletic Hall of Fame

Former assistant athletics director and three athletes inducted into Harker’s Athletic Hall of Fame

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Aditya Singhvi

October 16, 2019

Four new inductees for Harker’s Athletic Hall of Fame were honored on homecoming night in a ceremony just before the game, where they were recognized for their dedication to Harker’s athletics program and for exemplifying the school’s values during their time here and beyond. Adhir Ravipati (...

Live Updates: Girls volleyball teams host Dig Pink fundraiser

Live Updates: Girls volleyball teams host Dig Pink fundraiser

by Aditya Singhvi, Vishnu Kannan, Anna Vazhaeparambil, and Kathy Fang

October 10, 2019

The upper school girls volleyball teams are hosting their “Dig Pink” breast cancer fundraiser in the Athletic Center during their matches against Mercy High School Burlingame. Money raised during the event will go towards Stage IV breast cancer research conducted by the Side-Out Foundation, an ...

Volleyball teams to host Dig Pink fundraiser tomorrow

Volleyball teams to host Dig Pink fundraiser tomorrow

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Aditya Singhvi

October 9, 2019

The upper school girls volleyball teams will be hosting their “Dig Pink” breast cancer fundraiser in the Athletic Center tomorrow during their matches against Mercy High School Burlingame. Money raised during the event will go towards Stage IV breast cancer research conducted by the Side-Out Found...

Monthly recap: Fall sports go the distance

Monthly recap: Fall sports go the distance

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

October 8, 2019

Cross Country During the past month, the upper school cross country team competed in three meets: the Jackie Henderson Memorial Invitational on Sept. 14, the De La Salle Nike Challenge on Sept. 21 and the Capitol Cross Country Challenge on Sept. 28. Over the course of the three competitions, nearly...

Weekly recap: Fall sports ace the week

Weekly recap: Fall sports ace the week

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Aditya Singhvi

September 10, 2019

Cross Country The high school cross country team competed in their first meet of the school year this weekend, at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.  In the varsity girls division, Anna Weirich (11) placed 15th out of 182 runners, while Ritika Rajamani (10) placed 92nd. For the varsity boys, Daws...

Girls volleyball faces off against Mercy High School

Girls volleyball faces off against Mercy High School

by Kushal Shah, Sports Columnist

September 4, 2019

Coming off a recent victory over the Branham Bruins last week, the fourth-seeded varsity girls volleyball team looks to steal a win against the first-seeded Mercy High School (2-0) in an away conference match tonight at Junipero Serra High School. The team has fared well so far in the season, with a cu...

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