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Swimmers break CCS records, advance to States

Swim coaches and the relay team of Jason, Ethan, Matthew and Rhys pose with the third place trophy at CCS. The team competes at State Championships today.

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 11, 2019

Five Harker swimmers competed in the Central Coast Section (CCS) championships last Saturday, placing third and moving onto the State Championships, held in Clovis yesterday and today. The swimmers — Rhys Edwards (10), Matthew Chung (10), Jason Kwok (10), Ethan Hu (11) and Alex Yu (12) — broke...

Humans of Harker: Splashes of music

“If you do something, you should try to put as much effort into it as you can, because through my experiences, I’ve seen people who are really talented at what they do, but then they don’t put as much effort as they can and they kind of waste that talent,” Alex Yu (12) said. “Similarly, [there are] people who started from the bottom but then really worked their way up to the top.”

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

April 14, 2019

After pushing past the black, wiry gate to the swimming pool, the air tingles with chlorine, and pop music blasts through a speaker in a faraway corner. Slicing through the water in crisp butterfly strokes, Alex Yu (12) races down the length of the pool, pauses at the wall, and glances at the timer before...

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