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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

An illustration depicting various injuries that commonly occur within sports including a concussion, a strained meniscus and an ankle sprain. “Injuries are part of the game,” varsity boys basketball coach Alfredo Alves said. “Every injury [is] different, but the longer youre out, the longer youre away from playing, so just mentally, [players are] adjusting and understanding that its going to take time.”

Searching for the silver lining: Athletes persevere through injuries

by Emma Milner and Hima Thota February 3, 2023

The past few months have brought some of the most eventful moments in sports, with audiences worldwide coming together under the universal interest for highly anticipated events such as the World Cup and...

Featured photo: Claire Yu (9) and Lexi Nishimura (12) defend a Lincoln High School player at the varsity girls basketball game on Tuesday. The Eagles defeated Lincoln 51-19.

Varsity girls basketball team defeats Lincoln 51-19

by Katerina Matta and Jessica Wang December 11, 2022

The varsity girls basketball team beat Lincoln high school 51-19 at home on Dec. 6 to bring their league record to 1-2.  The Eagles opened with a strong start, shutting down Lincoln’s offense and...

Lexi Nishimura (11) prepares to pass the ball to teammate Alexa Lowe (12). The varsity girls basketball team is currently undefeated with a record of 7-0.

Varsity girls basketball team crushes San Jose High School 58-4

by Emma Gao, Reporter December 15, 2021

The varsity girls basketball team defeated San Jose High School 58-4 at home on Dec. 4. The game began at 12 p.m., and the Eagles dominated the first quarter, barely allowing the San Jose Bulldogs a...

Upper school Intro to Journalism teacher Whitney Huang sits at her desk in the back room of the journalism classroom, holding her Harker Journalism mug. Huang, a 2008 alumna and Harker lifer, returned to Harker due to her deep connection to the schools culture and environment.

Meet your teacher: A return to Harker, 20 years later

by Sarah Mohammed, Features Editor October 3, 2021

Thumbing a photograph from 2000, new upper school journalism teacher and Harker alumna Whitney Huang (‘08) laughs with upper school activities director Kerry Enzensperger, recalling fondly each of their...

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