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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

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...

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...

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...

Darshan Chahal (12) dribbles downfield during the Eagles 3-3 tie against undefeated Sacred Heart last Wednesday. The boys are currently 4-1-1 in league.

Boys soccer makes dramatic comeback to tie Sacred Heart

by Brian Chen, Kushal Shah, and Aditya Singhvi January 29, 2020

The varsity boys soccer team tied undefeated Sacred Heart 3-3 last Wednesday at home, after having gone 8-2-1 in their overall season so far.  Ishaan Mantripragada (10) scored the first goal against...

Andrew Cheplyansky (12) controls the ball with a header during the varsity game against Leland last Wednesday. The varsity team will play Crystal Springs in an away conference game this Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

Boys soccer ties Leland 2-2

by Lauren Liu and Irina Malyugina January 13, 2020

The varsity boys soccer team ended their close game against Leland High in a tie 2-2 last Wednesday, while the junior varsity team lost 3-1.  “It’s definitely been a bit challenging for the boys....

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