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Girls soccer dominates Eastside in 8-0 victory

Aria Wong (11), co-captain of the varsity girls soccer team, holds her arm out in front of an Eastside player, attempting to block her from stealing the ball. The Eagles defeated Eastside 8-0 last Tuesday after an impressive game, their first league match of the season.

by Sally Zhu and Athreya Daniel

January 13, 2020

Varsity girls soccer defeated Eastside 8-0 last Tuesday after an impressive game, starting the regular season off with a win after an undefeated preseason record of 3-0-2. This is their first league game. “We’re all pretty strong players. We have some great senior fire power this year… [Our...

Live updates: Soccer teams host last annual Kicks Against Cancer

JV player Anton Novikov (11) fights to possess the ball from a Pinewood player during the annual Kicks Against Cancer event.

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Vishnu Kannan, and Alysa Suleiman

January 10, 2020

8:15 p.m. Coming out of the half following a dominant first half showing for the Eagles, the Eagles and the Woodside Priory Panthers’s defenses held strong, causing both teams to remain scoreless for the first 25 minutes of the second half. The Eagles offense wasn’t to be contained for long tho...

School meeting recap 1/7/2020: Student directed showcase, new basketball hoop and course selections

Members of the boys soccer team announce that their annual Kicks Against Soccer games are on Friday. The boys junior varsity team plays at 3 p.m. against Pinewood, girls varsity team plays at 4:45 p.m. against Notre Dame and boys varsity team plays at 6:30 against Priory.

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor

January 8, 2020

Avi Gulati (12) started off the meeting by welcoming everyone to 2020 and stating his new year resolutions.  Roma Gandhi (12) announced on behalf of the Student Events Committee that the deadline to sign up for Hoscars is Jan. 20. Applicants need to submit their Hoscars submission form and email ...

Winter sports practices kick off

Senior Asmit Kumar evades a steal attempt by Ryan Tobin (11) during 
practice. There are three boys soccer teams this year.

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Aditya Singhvi

November 15, 2019

As fall sports conclude their playoff runs, four winter sports — boys basketball, girls basketball, boys soccer and girls soccer — began practices last week. The athletic department discontinued wrestling this year, citing a lack of student interest.  “There’s not enough interest to make it ...

Harker awarded CalHi D4 School of the Year

Olivia Guo (11) watches on after hitting the ball in the varsity girls golf team's match against Sacred Heart Prep.

by Aditya Singhvi, Aquila Co-Sports Editor

August 30, 2019

The Harker School was awarded the CalHiSports.com Division 4 school of the year award for the Eagles’ overall athletic performance over several sports last year, including boys volleyball, swimming and girls golf.  The honor, presented to schools that perform remarkably in several sports, is the...

Soccer teams host Kicks Against Cancer event, raise funds for Camp Okizu

Aria Wong (10) weaves through a pair of Pinewood defenders. The varsity girls won 5-0.

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Roars echo from the bleachers as the varsity girls soccer team scores yet another goal during their Kicks Against Cancer game. Smiles adorn the faces of students, parents and faculty alike as lavender balloons wave from the stands, serving as a reminder of what the teams are playing for. Kicks Again...

Varsity girls soccer locks down Eastside

Megha Salvi (9) weaves through two Eastside players. The girls' next home game will be against Notre Dame on Jan. 12 at 10:30 a.m.

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

January 10, 2019

The varsity girls soccer team won 3-0 against Eastside College Prep today, bringing their league record to 2-0 and their overall record to 4-3-2. Freshman Megha Salvi scored two out of the Eagle's three goals while sophomore Emma Boyce scored one. "I thought the girls played a pretty close to flawless...

Varsity boys soccer outmaneuvers Ace Charter

Forward Ryan Tobin (10) controls the ball against an Ace Charter player. The boys won 1-0.

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Varsity boys soccer won 1-0 in a low-scoring, non-league matchup at home against Ace Charter on Wednesday. They improved to 6-1 on the season and are 1-0 in league play. The boys host Priory on Friday at 3 p.m.          

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