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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Weekly Previews: Mar. 27 - Apr. 1
Weekly Previews: Mar. 27 - Apr. 1
by Vishnu Kannan, Desiree Luo, and Katelyn Zhao March 27, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week’s slate of spring sports games and updates on how each team is performing below!

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Varsity boys volleyball huddles in a group cheer before the game to excite the team. The eagles beat Saratoga High School 25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19.
Varsity boys volleyball team celebrates senior night, sweeps Saratoga 3-0
by Chayce Milheim, Reporter • May 12, 2022

The varsity boys volleyball team defeated Saratoga High School 25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19 on Senior Night at home last Friday at 6:45 p.m.  Head...

The junior varsity boys volleyball team put their fists in the air for a cheer before the start of their match against Cupertino High School. In their practices leading up to the game, the team focused on communication and blocking.
Junior varsity boys volleyball team loses close match to Cupertino High School
by Kinnera Mulam, Co-Copy Editor • April 4, 2022

The junior varsity boys volleyball team lost to Cupertino High School 23-25, 22-25 on March 26. Coming into the match, the Cupertino Pioneers...

The Eagles huddle in the first inning to change fielding strategies. After the huddle, pitcher Mark Hu (12) retired a Half Moon Bay batter with a fastball.
Baseball team faces 18-3 defeat against Half Moon Bay
by Trisha Iyer, Reporter • April 4, 2022

The varsity boys baseball team lost to the Half Moon Bay Cougars 18-3 last Thursday at home in the opening week of Peninsula Athletic League...

The team races to hug one another as they jump up and down in excitement, after their comeback in the second set. The Eagles played two close sets after their initial setback in the first.
Junior varsity boys volleyball team loses to Monta Vista in three-set thriller
by Sydney Ling, Reporter • March 29, 2022

The junior varsity boys volleyball team lost to the Monta Vista Matadors at home, 12-25, 25-23, 13-15 on Mar. 16.  The Eagles fell behind...

Katelyn Abellera (11) cradles the ball while running past Notre Dame defenders. Katelyn scored the first goal of the game for the Eagles.
Varsity girls lacrosse team falls to Notre Dame 7-8 in season opener
by Emma Gao, Co-Copy Editor • March 19, 2022

The varsity girls lacrosse team lost to Notre Dame High School 7-8 at home on March 11. The game began at 4:30 p.m., and in the first six...

Quarterback Rohan Gorti (11) speaks with Coach Sidhart Krishnamurthi on the sideline during the varsity football team’s match against Crystal Springs last year. “Sid brings passion, organization, and energy to the program,” upper school athletics director Dan Molin said. “The students are picking up their respect for his passion and the seriousness of the sport, and hes bringing good positive energy.”
From Harker athlete to football head coach: A decade later, alumnus returns to lead from the sidelines
by Emily Tan and Medha Yarlagadda February 11, 2022

harkeraquila · Aquila Audible of "From Harker athlete to football head coach" Rhythmic thuds of varsity football players’ steps...

Mr. Irvine prepares to throw the ball at a recent Kayak Polo tournament.
From kayak polo to archery, students and faculty get involved in niche sports
by Ariana Goetting, Reporter • December 6, 2021

When upper school chemistry teacher Andrew Irvine played kayak polo for the first time 11 years ago, as per his wife’s landlord’s recommendation,...

From his years as a promising rookie to recent ones as a seasoned veteran, Buster Posey was the heart and soul  of the Giants. Since the start of his career in 2009, Posey played 1093 games as a catcher, one of the hardest defensive positions in baseball, and was also a very offensive player, hitting a batting average of .302.
Celebrating Buster Posey: the backbone of San Francisco
by Desiree Luo, Assistant Sports Editor • November 22, 2021

The 2021 Major League Baseball season concluded with the Atlanta Braves winning the World Series over the Houston Astros on Nov. 2. For Giants...

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