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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Lachlan Rossi (10) throws the ball into the goal above the outstretched arm of an Gunn defender.

Live coverage: Varsity boys water polo team takes on Gunn High School

by Vishnu Kannan, Medha Yarlagadda, Julie Shi, Brandon Zau, Muthu Panchanatham, and Irene Yuan October 5, 2021

Varsity boys water polo team member Andrew Reed (11) feels the team has made considerable improvements to their defense since their 13-18 loss to Gunn on Sept. 14. “I thought it was a pretty good...

Seniors on the varsity boys soccer team pose for a picture during the halftime ceremony. The Eagles won the matchup last Friday against Eastside 11-1.

Varsity boys soccer crushes Eastside College Prep on senior night

by Saurav Tewari, Sports Reporter February 14, 2020

The varsity boys soccer team had a blowout 11-1 victory against Eastside College Prep on senior night last Friday, bringing their overall record to 12-3-2.  The Eagles had no trouble scoring, controlling...

Natalie Vo (11) watches the ball after hitting it during the match against Castilleja on Sept. 18. The Eagles beat them 191-243, with Katelyn Vo (12) and Olivia Guo (11) in the lead, both shooting one over par 37.

Monthly recap: Fall sports go the distance

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor October 8, 2019

Cross Country During the past month, the upper school cross country team competed in three meets: the Jackie Henderson Memorial Invitational on Sept. 14, the De La Salle Nike Challenge on Sept. 21 and...

Drake Piscione (9) reaches for the ball during a boys water polo game.

Sports slideshow: Sept. 25

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor September 26, 2019

Cassandra Ruedy (12) passes during a varsity girls practice last 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)...

Running back Devin Keller (12) evades a defensive player as he carries the ball downfield during the Eagles matchup against Burton High on Aug. 30.  The Eagles lost 57-22.

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,...

Head coach Daniza Rodriguez talks to players during a girls basketball practice.

Girls varsity basketball team welcomes two new coaches

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter December 6, 2018

Sneakers squeak and shouts echo from the gym floor in the Athletic Center as the girls varsity basketball team cheer each other on while they run sprints near the end of their practice. At the sidelines,...

Varsity boys water polo captain Matthew Hajjar (12) reaches for the ball during a game against Monta Vista. The council  includes both junior varsity and varsity team leaders from all Harker sports.

Captains’ Council established, holds first meeting

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor October 17, 2018

The captain’s council, a group of about 50 athletic captains and other emerging team leaders, met for the first time on Sept. 18. The council, led by athletic director Dan Molin, volleyball coach...

Lilly Anderson (12) performs a flip during a halftime cheer performance during the homecoming game. Cheer held their senior night yesterday at 6:45 before the home football game against Oakland Military Institute.

Cheer: Behind the scenes

by Sara Yen, Asst. Features Editor October 14, 2018

“High kicks!” a captain shouts to the three rows of cheerleaders facing her, leading stretches in the mirrored brightly-lit practice room. Following the captain, the cheerleaders rapidly swing their...

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