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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

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...

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...

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...

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