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Wrestling competes at Del Mar tournament

Bobby Wang (9) wrestles a competitor at the Del Mar tournament. Bobby won 4th place in his weight class.

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019

The Harker wrestling team traveled to Del Mar High School for its annual invitational wrestling tournament last weekend. The team roster included 122-pound weight class Bobby Wang (9), 140-pound weight class Sophia Gottfried (10), 222-pound weight class Eric Fang (11) and 134-pound weight class Kobe ...

Wrestling winter sports update

Junior Danny Reidenbach wrestles a student from Santa Clara High.

by Anjay Saklecha, Sports Editor

February 27, 2017

Wrestling participated in the SCVAL Tournament on Feb. 10 and Feb. 11 at Fremont High School. Their CCS Championships are held in the end of February on the 24 and 25. The Eagles had their senior night on Jan. 31, honoring three seniors this year — Davis Howard, Diego Figueroa and Danny Reidenbach. ...

Did you know: Davis Howard (11) becomes fourth wrestler to make league finals in Harker history

Davis Howard (11) stays alert as he attempts to find a way to attack the opponent. Davis placed 5th in his weight class at the Jim Root tournament at Prospect.

by Danya Zhang and Trisha Dwivedi

February 25, 2016

On Feb. 13, the day of the league tournament, Davis Howard (11) became the fourth wrestler to make the league finals in Harker history entering in second place. After making history and getting this far in league, he described the importance of his techniques and teammates. While waiting between...

Wrestling team loses third meet of the season to Santa Clara

Junior Danny Reidenbach wrestles a student from Santa Clara High.

by Justin Su, Asst. Sports Editor

January 21, 2016

The wrestling team lost their third meet to Santa Clara High School 36-66, winning one match and losing four yesterday. Anthony Contreras (10) and Davis Howard (11) had forfeits from Santa Clara, giving them automatic wins. Coach Karriem Stinson gave his thoughts on how the meet went for the team. ...

Wrestling loses first meet of the season to Los Altos High

Freshman Kobe Howard participates in his first wrestling match of high school against a Los Altos High wrestler.

by Justin Su, Asst. Sports Editor

January 8, 2016

The wrestling team lost to Los Altos High School yesterday afternoon at the Blackford gym 2-5 in their first meet of their season. Coach Karriem Stinson also his thoughts on the first meet of the season. “What we’ve been working on is just being strong, so I think that’s coming along, once we get our...

Started from the bottom now he’s here: Anni Ankola’s journey through wrestling

Anni Ankola (12) poses at his most recent tournament that took place over winter break. He started wrestling junior year and is now current team co-captain.

by Anokhi Saklecha and Shannon Su

January 12, 2015

Senior Anni Ankola proves that it is never too late to find one’s passion. With no previous experience, current team co-captain, Anni, started wrestling later than most, as a junior. He soon discovered that wrestling serves as an outlet for him and he enjoys the thrill of the activity. When he...

Wrestling Advances to CCS

Darian Edvalson (12) pins down his opponent during a round his senior night. Darian has advanced to CCS and will compete next week.

by Alyssa Amick, Aquila Managing Editor

February 18, 2014

After a two-day league championship meet over February break, two Upper school students, Darian Edvalson (12) and Davis Howard (9) have advanced to CCS. Darian placed 6 out of 14, beating opponents from Palo Alto and Fremont High School. This is the second year he has qualified for CCS. “I'm so exci...

Daniel Wang recognized at wrestling senior night

In the Blackford gym, Daniel Wang (12) wrestles against an opponent from Cupertino High School. He was honored as the only senior in the program on Thursday, January 31.

by Cheryl Liu

February 1, 2013

Before the match against Cupertino High School, the wrestling team honored Daniel Wang (12) as the only senior in the program. Read More »...

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