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Ishaan Mantripragada (11) began playing soccer at the age of five. As a striker, Ishaan relies on his physical attributes as well as his awareness to bypass his defenders and score goals.

Apex: Work hard, play hard

by Muthu Panchanatham, Co-Sports Editor February 16, 2021

A complacent defender watches as the ball arrives at his feet, believing he has time to control it and pass to someone else. Seemingly out of nowhere, a figure clad in dark green flies at him with incredible...

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.

Girls soccer dominates Eastside in 8-0 victory

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...

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

Live updates: Soccer teams host last annual Kicks Against Cancer

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...

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.

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

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...

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

Winter sports practices kick off

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...

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

Harker awarded CalHi D4 School of the Year

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...

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

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

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...

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.

Varsity girls soccer locks down Eastside

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...

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

Varsity boys soccer outmaneuvers Ace Charter

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...

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