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High school sports for the upcoming school will be divided into two seasons and will only start in December 2020 or January 2021. Students who normally play multiple sports will now have to make a decision if their sports have been moved to the same season.

Start of high school sports delayed until at least December

by Vishnu Kannan and Muthu Panchanatham July 26, 2020

High school sports for the upcoming school year will only start in December 2020 or January 2021, according to the California Interscholastic Federation’s (CIF) announcement on Monday.  The three...

The varsity soccer team celebrates after clinching the CCS championship 3-1 in penalty kicks after ending overtime tied at 1-1. During the penalty kicks, Andrew Cheplyansky (12), Justin Fung (10) and Darshan Chahal (12) all scored, and goalie Laszlo Bollyky (10) made two close saves, securing the win for the Eagles.

Varsity boys soccer crowned CCS champions, advance to NorCals

by Aditya Singhvi and Anna Vazhaeparambil March 3, 2020

The varsity boys soccer team defeated the St. Francis Lancers 3-1 in penalty kicks after ending 1-1 in double overtime in the Central Coast Section (CCS) Division III finals on Saturday, advancing to the...

Arthur Kajiyama (10) maintains possession of the ball against a Sacred Heart defender in their game earlier this season.

Winter sports begin playoff competition

by Muthu Panchanatham, Sports Reporter February 21, 2020

As winter sports league play comes to an end, Harker basketball and soccer teams turn towards the upcoming playoffs. Having started their seasons in late October, the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs...

Emma Dionne (11) recieves a serve in the second set.

Live coverage: Girls Volleyball takes on Pacific Grove in CCS quarterfinals

by Vishnu Kannan and Anna Vazhaeparambil November 5, 2019

8:02 p.m. The Eagles take the set 25 - 8 and the game 3 - 0. They will now move on to the CCS semifinals, where they will play Harbor High School on Thursday at 5 p.m. at Notre-Dame Belmont. 7:59 p.m. A...

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...

Charlie Molin (12) saves a ball near the net during the third set, which the Eagles won 25-19 to give them a 2-1 lead in the match.

Live Coverage: Boys volleyball takes on Monta Vista in NorCal finals

by Aditya Singhvi, Anna Vazhaeparambil, and Shreya Srinivasan May 18, 2019

Monta Vista has won the Division 1 NorCal championship to defend their title 22-25, 25-23, 19-25, 25-19, 15-13. Be sure to catch our game recap, coming soon to Harker Aquila. 4:14 p.m. The CIF Norcal...

From left to right, Bryan Zhang (10), Bowen Yin (10), Gabriel Yang (10), Ashwin Rammohan (12), Jaiman Bhagat (11) and Bradley Lu (12) pose for a photo at the CCS Regionals on May 7.
The team placed fourth overall at regionals.

Boys golf ends successful season at CCS championships

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor May 17, 2019

After winning their sixth consecutive league championship and earning third place at the WBAL Championships, the varsity golf team ends their impressive season with sixth place in the CCS Championships...

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.

Swimmers break CCS records, advance to States

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...

Seniors Jarett Anderson, Charlie Molin and Chris Gong pose with family during the ceremony.

Volleyball honors seniors, defeats Los Altos

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor May 5, 2019

The varsity boys volleyball team honored seniors Chris Gong, Jarett Anderson and Charlie Molin during a senior night ceremony held on May 1 in the athletic center before a match against Los Altos, which...

Billy Fan (10) reaches up to hit the ball during a game against rival Monta Vista High School on March 22.

Boys volleyball ranked first in CCS, seventh in nation

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor March 21, 2019

The boys’ volleyball team, currently 14-1, was ranked first in the Central Coast Section (CCS) and seventh in both the state and the nation in the latest standings released by MaxPreps. This represents...

Varsity girls basketball captain Akhila Ramgiri (12) tries to score over a James Lick defender. The girls end their season with an overall record of 13-10.

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

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter February 20, 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...

Allison Cartee (12) spikes the ball in today's CCS finals match against Notre Dame High School, held at Gunn High School this evening. The Eagles lost 14-16 in the fifth set.

Varsity girls volleyball loses CCS finals, still qualifies for NorCals

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor November 5, 2018

The Eagles lost a five set match to Notre Dame-Belmont 17-25, 25-21, 25-17, 22-25, 14-16 in the varsity girls volleyball CCS Division IV finals. Despite the loss, the Eagles still qualify for the NorCal...

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