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As fall sports end, winter sports take flight

As fall sports end, winter sports take flight

by Kushal Shah and Saloni Shah

December 7, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Boys Soccer, Boys Water Polo, Cross Country, Fall Sports, Football, Girls Basketball, Girls Golf, Girls Soccer, Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball, Girls Water Polo, Golf, Sports, Uncategorized, Volleyball, Winged Post, Winter Sports

The fall season of sports ended and was marked by historic results for both girls volleyball and girls golf. Girls golf won the WBAL championship by an unprecedented 44 strokes and was just the seventh team in Harker history to qualify for NorCals, the last time being 12 years ago in 2006. Sophomo...

Girls varsity basketball team welcomes two new coaches

Girls varsity basketball team welcomes two new coaches

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winged Post, Winter Sports

Sneakers squeak and shouts echo from the gym floor in the Athletic Center as the girls varsity basketball team cheer each other on while they run sprints near the end of their practice. At the sidelines, their new coaches, Daniza Rodriguez (’13) and Joelle Cariaga, yell encouraging words, urging the g...

Girls soccer dominates Independence High in 5-0 victory

Girls soccer dominates Independence High in 5-0 victory

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Photos, Sports, Winter Sports

Varsity girls soccer, playing at home, blew out the Independence High 76ers 5-0 to mark their first victory of the season on Nov. 29. This was their second game of the season, after a 1-1 deadlock against the King's Academy Knights on Nov. 27. The team plays against the San Mateo High Bearcats on Tuesday,...

Varsity, junior varsity boys soccer teams fall to South San Francisco High

Varsity, junior varsity boys soccer teams fall to South San Francisco High

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Facebook Briefs, Photos, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

The varsity boys soccer team fell 4-2 to the South San Francisco Warriors playing in the light rain on Davis Field on Wednesday, Nov. 28. They play at Saratoga High next Wednesday, Dec. 5. The junior varsity Eagles did not have much luck against the Warriors either, losing 7-1. They also visit the...

Captains’ Council established, holds first meeting

Captains’ Council established, holds first meeting

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Spring Sports, Winged Post, Winter Sports

The captain’s council, a group of about 50 athletic captains and other emerging team leaders, met for the first time on Sept. 18. The council, led by athletic director Dan Molin, volleyball coach and middle school athletic director Theresa “Smitty” Smith, water polo coach Ted Ujifusa and football ...

Cheer: Behind the scenes

Cheer: Behind the scenes

by Sara Yen, Asst. Features Editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under Cheerleading, Fall Sports, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

“High kicks!” a captain shouts to the three rows of cheerleaders facing her, leading stretches in the mirrored brightly-lit practice room. Following the captain, the cheerleaders rapidly swing their legs up and down ten times, their arms held in a “V” above their heads. In stark contrast to the...

Varsity girls basketball team develops throughout season

Varsity girls basketball team develops throughout season

by Prameela Kottapalli, Winged Post Features Editor

March 4, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

At the beginning of every girls basketball practice from November to February, 15 players–of varying heights and grade levels–convened at the center of the Howard Nichols court. Their hyperdunk shoes squeaked across the polished wood floor as they came together, encircling the eagle emblazoned atop the h...

Harker varsity boys basketball to face Carmel in CCS quarterfinals

Harker varsity boys basketball to face Carmel in CCS quarterfinals

by Kushal Shah, Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Seeded number 12 in league, the varsity boys basketball team upset the number five seed Pacific Grove team 58-45 on Thursday night. They now look to defeat the number 4 seed Carmel today in the quarterfinals of the CCS playoffs. Today’s game has a revenge factor for the boys varsity team as well; Carmel be...

Girls varsity basketball loses against Castilleja

Girls varsity basketball loses against Castilleja

by Karina Chen, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls’ basketball team lost 37-45 against Castilleja School at their home game on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The eagles took the lead in the first quarter scoring 10-6. They fell behind in the second quarter with a score of 21-19, and Castilleja kept their lead in the third quarter with a s...

Girls varsity basketball wins against Crystal Springs Uplands

Girls varsity basketball wins against Crystal Springs Uplands

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls’ basketball team won against Crystal Springs Uplands by 34 points on Tuesday in their 14th league game this season. The Eagles maintained a lead throughout the whole game, earning 16 points in the first quarter, entering half-time with a score of 24-14, making 14 points in the thir...

Varsity girls soccer plays Castilleja in Kicks Against Cancer game

Varsity girls soccer plays Castilleja in Kicks Against Cancer game

by Zach Hoffman, Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

Girls varsity soccer lost 0-2 during their annual Kicks Against Cancer game against Castilleja High School on Friday, Jan. 21. Despite some injuries, the girls managed to hold number two seed Castilleja to a goal in the first and second halves. “A lot of us were really focussed on the game...

Girls soccer beats Notre Dame San Jose 2-1

Girls soccer beats Notre Dame San Jose 2-1

by Heidi Zhang, Videographer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls soccer team won against Notre Dame San Jose High School Regents last Wednesday with a final score of 2-1. This win improves their league record to 4-0. The first half concluded with no goals scored by either team. The second half began with a strong start, with Julia Amick (11)...

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