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Elbow sleeves, special socks, Rice Krispie treats and more comprise some of Harkers student-athletes sports superstitions. It’s very important to the game, even though it’s just a Rice Krispie, girls varsity libero Norah Mehanna (11) said.

Superstitions snag success for Harker athletes

by Minal Jalil and Katerina Matta February 9, 2024

Bouncing the ball three times before each serve. Drinking from the same water bottle every match. Wearing the same kneepads to each game, no matter how ripped and faded they become. Many athletes routinely...

Striker Ben Cha (12) winds up for a shot on the goal. “What might be an interesting idea is trying to get a bit more pregame hype,” Ben said. “Our energy during our warmups could definitely be a bit stronger.”

Varsity boys soccer suffers loss to Crystal Springs 2-1

by Desiree Luo, Young Min, Sidak Sanghari, and Michelle Wei January 22, 2024

Varsity boys soccer lost to Crystal Springs Uplands 2-1 at home on Jan. 10. The Gryphons scored two goals within the first 10 minutes of the game, but the Eagles’ defense blocked their continuous...

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...

Watch the following video to hear five upper school soccer fans share their hopes and predictions for the World Cup.

Students share World Cup hopes and predictions

by Sally Zhu, Jessica Tang, and Gabe Sachse December 2, 2022

This year's World Cup has taken the sports world by a storm, taking place in Qatar and with games lasting through Dec. 18. The United States defeated Iran in a high-profile game on Tuesday, advancing to...

Divya Venkat (11) explains the goals of Make Our Schools Safe, a nonprofit organization devoted to combating gun violence. “The personalities of the people running the stands [were what drew me in],” Ryder Hewitt (9) said. “I got the vibe of the whole club. When I saw very invested, excited people, it made me more invested in their clubs.

75 clubs share new initiatives at annual Club Fair

by Shiv Deokar and Ella Yee September 19, 2022

Students visited different booths set up by clubs and organizations at this year’s Club Fair, which took place in front of the Rothschild Performing Arts Center (RPAC) during lunch on Thursday. The...

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