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Weekly Roundup: Spring sports clear the competition

Weekly Roundup: Spring sports clear the competition

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

April 21, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Girls Lacrosse, Golf, Online Exclusive, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball

Baseball: After a solid performance, the baseball team ends this week with two more wins under their belt: they beat Terra Nova High School 8-6 on Tuesday and Westmoor High School 20-6 on Thursday, before facing a tough 8-5 loss to Harbor High School on Saturday. “We’re having a really strong ...

7 Seniors Commit to College Athletics During Signing Day

7 Seniors Commit to College Athletics During Signing Day

by Vishnu Kannan, Reporter

April 21, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Boys Golf, Fall Sports, Football, Girls Volleyball, Girls Water Polo, Golf, Online Exclusive, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball, Winter Sports

Members of the Harker community gathered in the Athletics center on Thursday at 12:45 during a long lunch to support the seven seniors from the Class of 2019 who have committed to play college sports. The seniors included Jarrett Anderson, who committed to play volleyball at Springfield College; Joshua ...

Tennis team honors seniors, defeats Pinewood

Tennis team honors seniors, defeats Pinewood

by Aditya Singhvi and Anna Vazhaeparambil

April 21, 2019


Filed under Boys Tennis, Boys Tennis, Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports

The varsity tennis team celebrated its senior night on Wednesday, April 17, celebrating seniors Kai Franz and Nishant Ravi and winning 4-3 against Pinewood at home. Before the matches began, the team lined up with letters taped to their backs that spelled out “KAISHANT BEAST MODE FOREVER” to h...

Weekly roundup: Spring teams keep the ball rolling

Weekly roundup: Spring teams keep the ball rolling

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Girls Lacrosse, Golf, Multimedia, Online Exclusive, Photos, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming, Track and Field, Uncategorized, Volleyball

Softball: The girls softball team earned their second win of their league season this week, beating Notre Dame High School 13-5 on Tuesday and increasing their record to 2-5. In a non-league game against El Camino High School on Thursday, the Eagles again won, earning a final score of 14-11 and improvi...

Swimmers celebrate senior night with win over Kings

Swimmers celebrate senior night with win over Kings

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming

The swim team celebrated their senior night today at a swim meet against Kings Academy, honoring senior athletes Angela Li, Ihita Mandal, Alex Yu and Logan Bhamidipaty, who was unable to attend. Before the swim meet, each of the seniors ran through a tunnel formed by their teammates, upon which they were...

Boys volleyball ranked first in CCS, seventh in nation

Boys volleyball ranked first in CCS, seventh in nation

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

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 the first time that any Harker team has been ranked first in the CCS, according to Upper School Athletic Director Dan Moli...

Varsity boys volleyball continues streak with win over Homestead

Varsity boys volleyball continues streak with win over Homestead

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports

The varsity boys volleyball team won 25-16, 25-16, 25-12 against Homestead at home on Monday evening, bringing their overall record to 6-0. The volleyball team has fared especially well so far this season and sits atop the league standings, not having lost a single set yet in match play. The Eagles...

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

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

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 20, 2019


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

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 round of Central Coast Section (CCS) play for both teams, and their respective losses eliminated...

Varsity girls basketball dominates Crystal Springs

Varsity girls basketball dominates Crystal Springs

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019


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

The varsity girls basketball team won 53-15 against Crystal Springs Uplands on Friday evening in front of a home crowd, bringing their overall record to 12-7 and league record to 3-4. The girls play at Castilleja (10-9) at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and at 6 p.m. at King's Academy (7-14) on Friday.

Varsity girls basketball celebrates senior night, edges out win over Mercy

Varsity girls basketball celebrates senior night, edges out win over Mercy

by Muthu Panchanatham, Reporter

January 30, 2019


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

The varsity girls basketball team edged out a 44-40 win against the Mercy Burlingame Crusaders as they celebrated their senior night on Tuesday evening. The senior night consisted of a ceremony recognizing the seniors as well as the game itself. Posters were made beforehand by the seniors’ fri...

Varsity girls soccer defeats Castilleja 2-0

Varsity girls soccer defeats Castilleja 2-0

by Vishnu Kannan, Reporter

January 23, 2019


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

The varsity girls soccer team overpowered the Castilleja Gators 2-0 on Wednesday afternoon on Davis Field. 40 minutes of play marked by both teams playing a strong brand of defense left the score tied at 0 - 0 entering halftime. Coming out of halftime, with 36 minutes to left to play, Megha Salvi (9) scored the...

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...

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