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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

Senior Lachlan Rossi spoke of his plan to play water polo at UC San Diego. He reflected on his years at Harker, which have shaped him into the athlete and person he is today.

Recruited athletes sign college commitments

by Eva Cheng and Tiffany Zhu May 9, 2024

Eleven seniors celebrated their dedication to college athletics during the annual signing ceremony on May 2 in the Athletic Center.  Varun Fuloria, Rachel Hernandez, Ashley Hong, Kyle Johnson, Veyd...

Varsity boys soccer seniors stand with their families and head coach Ryan Masch for a photo. The team overcame SHP 5-0.

Varsity boys soccer notches 5-0 senior night win over Eastside College Prep

by Emma Milner and Katerina Matta February 10, 2024

The varsity boys soccer team crushed Eastside College Preparatory 5-0 during their senior night game on Feb. 5.  At 3:15 p.m., the team held a ceremony honoring their six seniors: Ryan Barth, Ben Cha,...

Forward Ryder Hewitt (10) steers the ball away from the sideline. The team currently holds an overall record of 5-10-1.

Varsity boys soccer overcomes Pinewood 3-1

by Aryana Bharali and Jessica Hu February 4, 2024

The varsity boys soccer team clinched a 3-1 victory over Pinewood at home on Jan. 24.  In the first half of the match, the Panthers secured a point as they crossed the ball into the 6-yard box, kicking...

“The biggest thing for me is perseverance. The more I do these activities, the better I get. And when you do well, it feels good, but also sticking with it and not giving up is a very important quality. I like to finish; I dont like to leave things half undone,” Jack Yang (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Leading with laughter

by Emma Milner, Co-Sports Editor January 30, 2024

A freshman playing on the varsity boys soccer team, a sophomore making his first Central Coast Section Championship and a junior leading the team as captain, Jack Yang (12) transitioned into roles with...

Forward Saahil Herrero (11) intercepts a Bruins pass at the start of the first half. The Bruins scored twice to open the game.

Varsity boys soccer falters against Santa Clara in 2-4 defeat

by Alison Yang, Young Min, and Felix Chen January 2, 2024

Varsity boys soccer lost to Santa Clara in a 2-4 bout at Davis Field on Dec. 15. The Eagles opened the match slowly, with the Bruins taking advantage and maintaining possession for most of the first...

Seniors Matthew Goetting, Fiona Yan, Emily McCartney and Harshini Chaturvedula catch up with their eagle buddies over lunch at Davis Field on Friday. Students talked with their Eagle Buddies before participating in a variety activities.

Seniors and sophomores bond with Eagle Buddies in first event of school year

by Ariana Goetting, Ashley Mo, and Lily Shi September 29, 2023

Seniors and sophomores met with their Eagle Buddies for the first time this school year on Sept. 22, with sophomores visiting the Bucknall campus and seniors meeting their buddies at the upper school. The...

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...

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...

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