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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

Liam Jeffers (9) waits for the referees call while a teammate gestures to indicate the Eagles had possession of the ball. The referee decided in the Eagles favor.

Freshman and sophomore boys basketball team triumphs over Nueva

by Trisha Iyer, Assistant Features Editor January 18, 2022

The freshman and sophomore boys basketball team defeated Nueva 45-30 last Tuesday for their first win of the season. The Eagles jumped out to an early lead, scoring a series of two-pointers and a free...

Alec Zhang (9) dribbles the ball past a North Salinas defender. The varsity boys soccer team tied North Salinas 2-2 on Friday in their third game of the season.

Varsity boys soccer team ties North Salinas 2-2

by Olivia Xu, Reporter December 7, 2021

The varsity boys soccer team tied North Salinas High School 2-2 on Friday at home. The game started with numerous passing and interceptions between players. North Salinas scored a goal at the 19-minute...

Rachel Hernandez (10) serves the ball. The varsity girls tennis team defeated Menlo 6-1 on Saturday at Bay Club Los Gatos to repeat as CCS Champions.

Varsity girls tennis team repeats as CCS Champions with 6-1 victory over Menlo

by Alysa Suleiman and Vishnu Kannan November 16, 2021

The varsity girls tennis team defeated Menlo 6-1 on Saturday at Bay Club Los Gatos to win their second consecutive Central Coast Section (CCS) Championship.  Natasha Rajaram (10), Sophie Hernandez...

Tara Ozdemir (12) and Brooklyn Cicero (12) hold up signs made for their Senior Night. The team will play at Notre Dame this Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

Varsity girls volleyball team falls to Mercy High School on Senior Night

by Emma Gao and Katelyn Zhao October 24, 2021

The varsity girls volleyball team lost to Mercy High School during their Senior Night on Friday at home 23-25, 18-25, 22-25 in their last home game of the season.  The volleyball team held a ceremony...

The junior varsity girls volleyball team rejoices in a huddle after their victory against Mercy High School. The Eagles won the match 25-23, 12-25, 15-10.

Junior varsity girls volleyball defeats Mercy High School

by Kinnera Mulam and Ella Yee October 24, 2021

The junior varsity girls volleyball team triumphed over Mercy High School on Friday 25-23, 12-25, 15-10. “Today’s game was probably the best game our team played and it was also one of the most...

Rajas Apte (9) presses a Leigh player while on defense. The varsity boys water polo team participated in the Silicon Valley Invite Tournament this past weekend.

Varsity boys water polo team defeats Leigh 22-6

by Trisha Iyer and Olivia Xu October 24, 2021

The varsity boys water polo team defeated Leigh High 22-6 in the first round of the Silicon Valley Invite Tournament, hosted at the upper school yesterday and Friday.  A starting burst of energy gave...

Gwen Yang (11) prepares to receive a serve. The junior varsity girls volleyball team will face Notre Dame this Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. for the last match of their season.

Junior varsity girls volleyball team loses to Menlo School

by Ariana Goetting and Ella Yee October 24, 2021

The junior varsity girls volleyball team lost to Menlo School at home this Tuesday 15-25, 9-25.  The Eagles started the first set strong with a 4-1 lead but progressively fell behind and ended the...

Juhi Madala (10) jumps to hit the ball. The varsity girls volleyball team will take on Mercy High School today at 5:30 p.m. for Senior Night.

Varsity girls volleyball team falls to Menlo in four sets

by Desiree Luo, Assistant Sports Editor October 22, 2021

The varsity girls volleyball team fell to Menlo on Tuesday at home 14-25, 18-25, 25-22, 9-25. Harker fell behind early in the first set and lost by fourteen points after calling a timeout towards the...

Catherine Wong (10) tips the ball over the net. The freshman and sophomore girls volleyball team will play Mercy High School this Friday at 3:00 p.m. at home.

Freshman and sophomore girls volleyball team falls to Menlo

by Katelyn Zhao and Margaret Cartee October 20, 2021

The freshman and sophomore girls volleyball team fell to Menlo yesterday at home 13-25, 17-25. Menlo jumped out to an early lead with aggressive serves, and the Eagles called a timeout early in the...

Deeya Kumar (11) attempts to block Palo Alto players pass attempt. The varsity girls water polo team is now ranked fourth in league with a record of 6-6.

Varsity girls water polo team dominates Palo Alto 11-1

by Ariana Goetting, Reporter October 16, 2021

The varsity girls water polo team beat Palo Alto 11-1 at home on Thursday. The Eagles scored five goals in the first quarter and were up 9-0 by halftime. Palo Alto scored their only goal in the fourth...

The varsity girls volleyball team huddles up after a point in the first set. The girls lost 16-25, 15-25, 17-25.

Varsity girls volleyball team falls to Castilleja

by Kinnera Mulam and Ananya Sriram October 10, 2021

The varsity girls volleyball team lost to Castilleja at home yesterday 16-25, 15-25, 17-25. The team called a timeout ten minutes into the first set before continuing to play and ending the set with...

Rohan Gorti (11) and Om Tandon (10) clap to celebrate a Harker victory as they walk off the field, while the game clock winds down behind them. The Eagles won 54-46.

Football team wins shootout against Crystal Springs Uplands 54-46

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor September 25, 2021

The varsity football team defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 54-46 at home on Thursday night to bring their season record to an even 2-2. The game was held in an 8 vs. 8 format since Crystal Springs did...

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