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Michael Chang (11) drives the play across the floor flanked by his teammates. Varsity boys basketball kicked off their season with a strong home win over Yerba Buena High School, scoring 83-28 in their first unofficial league game on Tuesday.

Varsity boys basketball team dominates Yerba Buena High School 83-28

by Jessica Tang and Brandon Zau November 27, 2022

Varsity boys basketball kicked off their season with a strong home win over Yerba Buena High School, scoring 83-28 in their first unofficial league game on Tuesday.  The Eagles opened the first quarter...

Bowen Xia dribbles through Aptos High School defenders at the varsity boys basketball teams scrimmage on Nov. 19. Point guard Bowen Xia (10) made multiple two pointers in the second quarter.

Varsity boys basketball wins two quarters in season’s second scrimmage

by Isabella Lo and Katerina Matta November 26, 2022

Boys varsity basketball won two out of four quarters against Aptos High School at home on Nov. 19.  Aptos started strong in the first quarter, scoring the first six points and ending the quarter up...

Harker defenders tackle a San Jose High School player at the football game on Friday. The Eagles defeated the San Jose Bulldogs in their home opener, 27-16.

Football team wins in home opener against San Jose High

by Aishani Singh, Sidak Sanghari, Sally Zhu, and Kinnera Mulam September 12, 2022

The varsity football team dominated San Jose High School 27-16 in their first home game on Friday at 7:30 p.m., bringing their season record to 2-1.  With this highly-anticipated first home game of...

Varsity boys volleyball huddles in a group cheer before the game to excite the team. The eagles beat Saratoga High School 25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19.

Varsity boys volleyball team celebrates senior night, sweeps Saratoga 3-0

by Chayce Milheim, Reporter May 12, 2022

The varsity boys volleyball team defeated Saratoga High School 25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19 on Senior Night at home last Friday at 6:45 p.m.  Head coach Zachary Mattson emceed the senior night ceremony,...

The junior varsity boys volleyball team put their fists in the air for a cheer before the start of their match against Cupertino High School. In their practices leading up to the game, the team focused on communication and blocking.

Junior varsity boys volleyball team loses close match to Cupertino High School

by Kinnera Mulam, Co-Copy Editor April 4, 2022

The junior varsity boys volleyball team lost to Cupertino High School 23-25, 22-25 on March 26. Coming into the match, the Cupertino Pioneers were ranked third out eight teams in the Santa Clara Valley...

The Eagles huddle in the first inning to change fielding strategies. After the huddle, pitcher Mark Hu (12) retired a Half Moon Bay batter with a fastball.

Baseball team faces 18-3 defeat against Half Moon Bay

by Trisha Iyer, Reporter April 4, 2022

The varsity boys baseball team lost to the Half Moon Bay Cougars 18-3 last Thursday at home in the opening week of Peninsula Athletic League play. In the first inning, the Eagles struggled to stop Half...

The team races to hug one another as they jump up and down in excitement, after their comeback in the second set. The Eagles played two close sets after their initial setback in the first.

Junior varsity boys volleyball team loses to Monta Vista in three-set thriller

by Sydney Ling, Reporter March 29, 2022

The junior varsity boys volleyball team lost to the Monta Vista Matadors at home, 12-25, 25-23, 13-15 on Mar. 16.  The Eagles fell behind dramatically in the first set, losing 12-25. The team rebounded...

Katelyn Abellera (11) cradles the ball while running past Notre Dame defenders. Katelyn scored the first goal of the game for the Eagles.

Varsity girls lacrosse team falls to Notre Dame 7-8 in season opener

by Emma Gao, Co-Copy Editor March 19, 2022

The varsity girls lacrosse team lost to Notre Dame High School 7-8 at home on March 11. The game began at 4:30 p.m., and in the first six minutes, Notre Dame scored two points. Consecutive goals from...

The celebrated seniors, their families and coaches line up for a picture after the senior night ceremony. 15 minutes later, the game against Kings Academy began.

Varsity boys basketball team celebrates senior night against King’s Academy

by Kinnera Mulam, Copy Editor February 27, 2022

“Defense! Defense! Defense!” Thunder rumbles through the quaking bleachers in the Athletics Center as the crowd stomps their feet, hoots and cheers escaping them. The squeaking of basketball shoes...

Jack Yang (10) chases after the ball.

Live coverage: Soccer teams host Kicks Against Cancer fundraiser

Varsity Boys Game: Harker 1, Sacred Heart 4 Varsity Girls Game: Harker 8, Eastside College Prep 0 8:32 p.m. Sacred Heart wins 4-1. 8:26 p.m. Sacred Heart tacks on a fourth goal. They now lead...

Kalyn Su (12) jostles with an Eastside defender for the ball. The team emerged victorious 6-0 at the end of the game, which is their second to last of the season.

Varsity girls soccer team slams Eastside College Prep 6-0

by Ella Yee and Kinnera Mulam January 25, 2022

The varsity girls soccer team beat Eastside College Prep 6-0 in a home game on Friday, improving their record to 11-0.  The Eagles jumped out to a fast start, with midfielder Lexi Wong (11) scoring...

Jack Yang (10) dribbles the ball past a defender during the varsity boys soccer teams home game against Woodside Priory last Wednesday. “At the end, it was really tiring, but everyone pushed hard at the end and got the result,” Jack said.

Varsity boys soccer team shuts out Woodside Priory 3-0

by Lucy Ge, Co-Managing Editor January 24, 2022

The varsity boys soccer team shutout Woodside Priory School 3-0 in a home game last Wednesday, scoring two goals in the first half and a third in the second half. “Even though we didn't play our best...

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