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Varsity girls soccer dominates Mercy SF 7-1

Varsity girls soccer dominates Mercy SF 7-1

by Isha Moorjani and Sarah Mohammed

January 21, 2020

Varsity girls soccer defeated Mercy San Francisco 7-1 last Friday in a home game, continuing their undefeated season. The girls have had a busy week, and even though various players were unable to participate, they ended the week strong.  “Today, our girls came out ready to play. It's been a long wee...

Varsity girls basketball edges out Notre Dame

Varsity girls basketball edges out Notre Dame

by Michelle Liu and Nicholas Wei

January 20, 2020

The varsity girls basketball team defeated Notre Dame San Jose 47-41 at home last Thursday, bringing their league record to 4-1 and earning them a tie for first place in their league division.  Starting out strong, the girls played hard and raced to a 13-2 lead over the Regents to begin the game.  ...

Varsity boys basketball falls to Sacred Heart

Varsity boys basketball falls to Sacred Heart

by Tessa Muhle, Reporter

January 14, 2020

The varsity boys basketball team lost 79-45 to the Sacred Heart Prep Gators at home last Thursday, bringing their overall record to 6-6 and their league record to 0-2. The game started quickly, with Sacred Heart quickly racking up 18 points to Harker’s 6 by the end of the first quarter and the s...

Boys soccer ties Leland 2-2

Boys soccer ties Leland 2-2

by Lauren Liu and Irina Malyugina

January 13, 2020

The varsity boys soccer team ended their close game against Leland High in a tie 2-2 last Wednesday, while the junior varsity team lost 3-1.  “It’s definitely been a bit challenging for the boys. The boys are really starting to get to know each other, and it’s coming together,” varsity boys...

Girls soccer dominates Eastside in 8-0 victory

Girls soccer dominates Eastside in 8-0 victory

by Sally Zhu and Athreya Daniel

January 13, 2020

Varsity girls soccer defeated Eastside 8-0 last Tuesday after an impressive game, starting the regular season off with a win after an undefeated preseason record of 3-0-2. This is their first league game. “We’re all pretty strong players. We have some great senior fire power this year… [Our...

Live Updates: Soccer teams host last annual Kicks Against Cancer

Live Updates: Soccer teams host last annual Kicks Against Cancer

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Vishnu Kannan, and Alysa Suleiman

January 10, 2020

8:15 p.m. Coming out of the half following a dominant first half showing for the Eagles, the Eagles and the Woodside Priory Panthers’s defenses held strong, causing both teams to remain scoreless for the first 25 minutes of the second half. The Eagles offense wasn’t to be contained for long tho...

Weekly recap: Winter sports leap into early competition

Weekly recap: Winter sports leap into early competition

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

December 15, 2019

Boys Basketball After kicking off their season with a team trip to Maui, Hawaii, in late November, varsity boys basketball has had a strong showing in recent games and currently maintains an overall record of 4-3. This week, the Eagles competed at the 58th Annual James Lick Invitational Tournament (JLIT) f...

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...

7 Seniors Commit to College Athletics During Signing Day

7 Seniors Commit to College Athletics During Signing Day

by Vishnu Kannan, Reporter

April 21, 2019

Members of the Harker community gathered in the Athletics center on Thursday at 12:45 during a long lunch to support the seven seniors from the Class of 2019 who have committed to play college sports. The seniors included Jarrett Anderson, who committed to play volleyball at Springfield College; Joshua ...

Varsity boys soccer advances to CCS semifinals with win over Gunn

Varsity boys soccer advances to CCS semifinals with win over Gunn

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

February 20, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team defeated Gunn High School 3-2 and advanced into the semifinals of Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs on Saturday at Gunn high school. The win brought their league record to 14-5-0.  This is the third Harker boys soccer team to have made it through to the quarterfi...

Varsity boys, girls basketball fall in first round of CCS playoffs

Varsity boys, girls basketball fall in first round of CCS playoffs

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 19, 2019

The varsity girls basketball team fell to James Lick High School with a final score of 64-55 last Friday, while the varsity boys fell 63-52 to Palma High School last Saturday. This represented the first round of Central Coast Section (CCS) play for both teams, and their respective losses eliminated...

Varsity boys basketball soundly defeats Pinewood, celebrates seniors

Varsity boys basketball soundly defeats Pinewood, celebrates seniors

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 14, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team beat Pinewood 77-50 during their senior night game on Feb. 12, ending the regular season with a league record of 6-8. Seniors Jarrett Anderson, Trevor Thompson, Gene Wang and Richard Wang were honored at the ceremony with flowers as they were accompanied b...

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