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Weekly recap: Fall sports ace the week

Weekly recap: Fall sports ace the week

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Aditya Singhvi

September 10, 2019

Cross Country The high school cross country team competed in their first meet of the school year this weekend, at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.  In the varsity girls division, Anna Weirich (11) placed 15th out of 182 runners, while Ritika Rajamani (10) placed 92nd. For the varsity boys, Daws...

Weekly Recap: Fall sports come out swinging

Weekly Recap: Fall sports come out swinging

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

September 2, 2019

Cross Country For the past few months, ever since pre-season workouts began in the summer, the cross country team has been training extensively for upcoming meets this year. With a grueling exercise regimen, which includes running several miles every day, they hope to be ready for their upcoming meets....

Loren Powers uses football as a mantra to life

Loren Powers uses football as a mantra to life

by Vishnu Kannan, Sports Editor

August 30, 2019

Sitting in a swivel chair in his office in the Harker weight room, new Harker football head coach Loren Powers fondly recalls watching the 49ers as a child and being captivated by “the glitz and glam of the 49ers’ red and gold.” Powers said that watching greatness in motion through the likes of ...

Football cruises to a 26-2 victory over Marina

Football cruises to a 26-2 victory over Marina

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

September 9, 2018

The varsity football team cruised to a smooth 26-2 victory against the Marina High School Mariners on Friday night, bringing the Eagles’ record to 3-1 for the season and extending their streak to three wins. The Eagles scored three quick touchdowns in the second quarter to amass a 19-0 lead, whi...

Davis field replaced, football team adapts

Davis field replaced, football team adapts

by Michael Eng and Kushal Shah

August 31, 2018

For the past decade, the vast majority of school events, from Homecoming to spirit rallies to fire drills,  have taken place on Davis Field. However, this very well-used field was beginning to near its end: its turf was beginning to wear down and become unattached to the ground, finding its way int...

Fall sports train over summer, begin seasons

Fall sports train over summer, begin seasons

by Anika Rajamani and Aditya Singhvi

August 31, 2018

Girls Volleyball Girls volleyball has finished tryouts and is into the season now, with 16 people on the varsity team. Due to a large turnout for tryouts, the coaches decided to create an intramural team, so this year there will be four teams, with freshman, JV, and varsity participating in g am...

Taking a knee: Athletes and activists across nation kneel to take a stand

Taking a knee: Athletes and activists across nation kneel to take a stand

by Rose Guan and Vivian Jin

October 12, 2017

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick dropped his contract with the San Francisco 49ers after last season, when he began to kneel during performances of the national anthem before games in order to protest the mistreatment of people of color in the U.S. This season, Kaepernick remains unsigned. Kaepernick began to play for the 49e...

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