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Boys basketball falters against King’s Academy

Boys basketball falters against King’s Academy

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 20, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity boys basketball team fell 42-60 to the King’s Academy Knights on Thursday night in a league matchup at home, bringing their overall record to 7-9 and their league record to 2-4. After being tied 5-5 early in the game, the Knights went on an uninterrupted 13-point run to bring the s...

Girls varsity soccer faces narrow loss against Crystal Springs Uplands

Girls varsity soccer faces narrow loss against Crystal Springs Uplands

by Shreya Srinivasan, TALON Organizations and Co-Sports Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

The varsity girls soccer team faced a narrow 0-1 loss against Crystal Springs at home on Tuesday, bringing their overall record to 4-4-3 and their league record to 2-1-1. Due to strong defense by both teams in the first half, neither team was able to gain a lead, with halftime beginning at a dea...

Varsity boys basketball falls to Menlo

Varsity boys basketball falls to Menlo

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

Varsity boys basketball lost to Menlo 61-40 at home in a league matchup on Tuesday, bringing their overall record to 7-8 and their league record to 2-3. After falling behind 13-4 at the end of the first quarter, the Eagles were unable to overcome the Menlo lead despite a small comeback in the second....

Varsity boys soccer overwhelms Priory 3-1 amid clouds and drizzle

Varsity boys soccer overwhelms Priory 3-1 amid clouds and drizzle

by Varsha Rammohan, Copy editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity boys soccer team soundly defeated Woodside Priory School 3-1 in a league home game accompanied by intermittent rain on Friday afternoon. The first half began with an early goal by midfielder Andrew Cheplyansky (11). After strong defense from both teams as well as multiple attempts to a...

Varsity girls soccer locks down Eastside

Varsity girls soccer locks down Eastside

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls soccer team won 3-0 against Eastside College Prep today, bringing their league record to 2-0 and their overall record to 4-3-2. Freshman Megha Salvi scored two out of the Eagle's three goals while sophomore Emma Boyce scored one. "I thought the girls played a pretty close to flawless...

Varsity boys soccer outmaneuvers Ace Charter

Varsity boys soccer outmaneuvers Ace Charter

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

Varsity boys soccer won 1-0 in a low-scoring, non-league matchup at home against Ace Charter on Wednesday. They improved to 6-1 on the season and are 1-0 in league play. The boys host Priory on Friday at 3 p.m.          

Varsity boys basketball trounces Woodside Priory

Varsity boys basketball trounces Woodside Priory

by Muthu Panchanatham and Aditya Singhvi

January 9, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

Varsity boys basketball won 49-38 in a home league matchup against Woodside Priory on Tuesday evening despite several key players out injured. The Eagles are 6-6 on the season and next play at Eastside College Prep on Friday. “I was very pleased,” head coach Butch Keller said. “Team defense...

As fall sports end, winter sports take flight

As fall sports end, winter sports take flight

by Kushal Shah and Saloni Shah

December 7, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Boys Soccer, Boys Water Polo, Cross Country, Fall Sports, Football, Girls Basketball, Girls Golf, Girls Soccer, Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball, Girls Water Polo, Golf, Sports, Uncategorized, Volleyball, Winged Post, Winter Sports

The fall season of sports ended and was marked by historic results for both girls volleyball and girls golf. Girls golf won the WBAL championship by an unprecedented 44 strokes and was just the seventh team in Harker history to qualify for NorCals, the last time being 12 years ago in 2006. Sophomo...

Varsity girls tennis competes in WBAL tournament, players advance to CCS

Varsity girls tennis competes in WBAL tournament, players advance to CCS

by Jessie Wang, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls tennis team played in the WBAL Individual Tennis Tournament, which took place on Monday and Tuesday at Menlo. Doubles partners Fonda Hu (10) and Sachi Bajaj (10) took second place to a team from Menlo, qualifying for the CCS Individual Tournament. “The day's been pretty tirin...

Varsity Girls Water Polo wins SCVAL Tournament

Varsity Girls Water Polo wins SCVAL Tournament

by Julia Amick, TALON Business Manager

November 1, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls water polo team won all three of their games this week in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Tournament, receiving first place in their league and moving on to the Central Coast Section (CCS) finals for the first time. “I think the team played exceptionally well this past week dur...

Varsity girls volleyball wins big in first postseason appearance since 2015

Varsity girls volleyball wins big in first postseason appearance since 2015

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports

In their first postseason appearance since 2015, the varsity girls volleyball team won a blowout 25-13, 25-17, 25-12 victory over the Marina High Mariners at home Saturday, advancing to the Central Coast Section (CCS) quarterfinals and bringing their overall record to 15-11. After drawing the fourth...

Varsity girls volleyball celebrates their seniors, loses to Menlo

Varsity girls volleyball celebrates their seniors, loses to Menlo

by Eric Fang, News Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

Varsity girls volleyball lost their senior night match 13-25, 19-25, 20-25 against Menlo after honoring their seniors in the gym last Tuesday. Their overall record is now 13-11. Prior to the match, large portraits of the six seniors, Donna Boucher, Nishka Ayyar, Katrina Liou, Jessica Pan, Allison Cartee...

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