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Weekly Roundup: Spring sports clear the competition

Weekly Roundup: Spring sports clear the competition

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

April 21, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Girls Lacrosse, Golf, Online Exclusive, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball

Baseball: After a solid performance, the baseball team ends this week with two more wins under their belt: they beat Terra Nova High School 8-6 on Tuesday and Westmoor High School 20-6 on Thursday, before facing a tough 8-5 loss to Harbor High School on Saturday. “We’re having a really strong ...

Weekly roundup: Spring sports approach hurdles

Weekly roundup: Spring sports approach hurdles

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Girls Lacrosse, Golf, Online Exclusive, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball

Baseball After a strong performance, the varsity baseball team ended this week with two consecutive wins, beating Jefferson High School 6-5 on Tuesday and Crystal Springs Uplands 16-7 on Thursday. Their game against Thomas More on Friday went three innings before it was rained out with the team up ...

Social justice transforms sports

Social justice transforms sports

by Varsha Rammohan and Gloria Zhu

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winged Post

In light of recent events regarding Nike’s campaign featuring former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Serena Williams’ controversial defeat at the 2018 U.S. Open, sports fans and activists worldwide have ignited a conversation regarding athletes’ political and social liberties. Kaeper...

Alternate Sports: The unconventional aspect of non-traditional sports doesn’t make them any less valuable

Alternate Sports: The unconventional aspect of non-traditional sports doesn’t make them any less valuable

by Saloni Shah, Columnist and Assistant Humans of Harker Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Online Exclusive, Sports

Sweat dripping in a constant stream down their exhausted faces and feet pounding across the lush, green field in an attempt to catch the flying disc, a group of teenage boys and girls laugh while playing Ultimate, also known as Ultimate frisbee, at the Heritage Oaks Park in Los Altos. The teens bask...

I Promise: LeBron James opens school for at-risk youth in hometown of Akron, OH

I Promise: LeBron James opens school for at-risk youth in hometown of Akron, OH

by Gloria Zhang and Varsha Rammohan

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winged Post

"Nothing is given. Everything is earned” is the motto of LeBron James’ I Promise School. Closely linked to his I Promise initiative that tackles high school dropout rates, the motto serves as a reminder for the Akron youth to never give up on their academics and finish school. The LeBron Ja...

Fall sports train over summer, begin seasons

Fall sports train over summer, begin seasons

by Anika Rajamani and Aditya Singhvi

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winged Post

Girls Volleyball Girls volleyball has finished tryouts and is into the season now, with 16 people on the varsity team. Due to a large turnout for tryouts, the coaches decided to create an intramural team, so this year there will be four teams, with freshman, JV, and varsity participating in g am...

Taking a knee: Athletes and activists across nation kneel to take a stand

Taking a knee: Athletes and activists across nation kneel to take a stand

by Rose Guan and Vivian Jin

October 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Winged Post

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick dropped his contract with the San Francisco 49ers after last season, when he began to kneel during performances of the national anthem before games in order to protest the mistreatment of people of color in the U.S. This season, Kaepernick remains unsigned. Kaepernick began to play for the 49e...

Iyer on Fire

Iyer on Fire

by Rose Guan, Wingspan Senior Staff Writer and Designer

June 11, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Editor's Pick, Online Exclusive, Sports, Track and Field

It’s a cool afternoon in mid-December, the off-season for a cross-country or track runner. Nikitha “Niki” Iyer (‘17) wears a gray hoodie over black track pants, to ward against the cold. She adjusts a USA Track Foundation sweatband, checks her watch as she walks out of her Cupertino house—an...

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