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Boys volleyball clutches win over Northgate, advances in NorCals

Boys volleyball clutches win over Northgate, advances in NorCals

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

May 14, 2019


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports

After a close three sets, the varsity boys volleyball team defeated Northgate High School 25-20, 26-24, 25-13 in the first round of Division 1 NorCal Championships on Tuesday, qualifying to play in the semifinals on Thursday. Head coach Chad Gordon credited the team’s consistency as one of the ...

Volleyball honors seniors, defeats Los Altos

Volleyball honors seniors, defeats Los Altos

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 5, 2019


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

The varsity boys volleyball team honored seniors Chris Gong, Jarett Anderson and Charlie Molin during a senior night ceremony held on May 1 in the athletic center before a match against Los Altos, which the Eagles won 25-12, 25-12, 25-20. The crowd had an opportunity to write messages on individual...

Students make some noise during 1st annual ROAR

Students make some noise during 1st annual ROAR

by Emily Tan, Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

The entire school, dressed in different themes by advisory, gathered in the Athletic Center at 9:35 this morning to watch the roar competition, as well as the volleyball championship game between the juniors and seniors. Seniors came out on top to win first place for the roar, followed by the sophomore...

Spirit Week Continues: Students dress up in “time travel” themed clothing

Spirit Week Continues: Students dress up in “time travel” themed clothing

by Eric Fang, News Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

Students dressed up in "time travel" themed clothing today, the second day of spirit week. In addition, as part of spirit week, several volleyball matches took place in the athletic center at 11:20 a.m.. The juniors faced off against the freshmen and the seniors played against the sophomores. In the end, t...

Harker loses 3-2 against rival team Monta Vista

Harker loses 3-2 against rival team Monta Vista

by Nina Gee, Visuals Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Volleyball

In one of the toughest games of the season, the varsity boys volleyball team, ranked 7th in the nation, lost to the 4th ranking school, Monta Vista, in a head-to-head match in 5 matches last Friday, the respective scores being 25-19, 22-25, 21-25, 25-20 and 12-15. Somewhat considered to be Harker's rival,...

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 ...

Boys volleyball ranked first in CCS, seventh in nation

Boys volleyball ranked first in CCS, seventh in nation

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

The boys’ volleyball team, currently 14-1, was ranked first in the Central Coast Section (CCS) and seventh in both the state and the nation in the latest standings released by MaxPreps. This represents the first time that any Harker team has been ranked first in the CCS, according to Upper School Athletic Director Dan Moli...

Varsity boys volleyball continues streak with win over Homestead

Varsity boys volleyball continues streak with win over Homestead

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports

The varsity boys volleyball team won 25-16, 25-16, 25-12 against Homestead at home on Monday evening, bringing their overall record to 6-0. The volleyball team has fared especially well so far this season and sits atop the league standings, not having lost a single set yet in match play. The Eagles...

Varsity girls volleyball loses CCS finals, still qualifies for NorCals

Varsity girls volleyball loses CCS finals, still qualifies for NorCals

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Sports

The Eagles lost a five set match to Notre Dame-Belmont 17-25, 25-21, 25-17, 22-25, 14-16 in the varsity girls volleyball CCS Division IV finals. Despite the loss, the Eagles still qualify for the NorCal tournament, to be held next week.

Varsity girls volleyball advances to CCS finals, winning semifinals in three sets

Varsity girls volleyball advances to CCS finals, winning semifinals in three sets

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls volleyball team moves forward to CCS finals after winning their semifinals match against Santa Cruz High School in three sets at Menlo-Atherton High School this afternoon. The game began at 5:30 p.m., with the girls defeating Santa Cruz players 25-15 in the first set, 25-19 in the...

Varsity girls volleyball wins big in first postseason appearance since 2015

Varsity girls volleyball wins big in first postseason appearance since 2015

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports

In their first postseason appearance since 2015, the varsity girls volleyball team won a blowout 25-13, 25-17, 25-12 victory over the Marina High Mariners at home Saturday, advancing to the Central Coast Section (CCS) quarterfinals and bringing their overall record to 15-11. After drawing the fourth...

Varsity girls volleyball celebrates their seniors, loses to Menlo

Varsity girls volleyball celebrates their seniors, loses to Menlo

by Eric Fang, News Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

Varsity girls volleyball lost their senior night match 13-25, 19-25, 20-25 against Menlo after honoring their seniors in the gym last Tuesday. Their overall record is now 13-11. Prior to the match, large portraits of the six seniors, Donna Boucher, Nishka Ayyar, Katrina Liou, Jessica Pan, Allison Cartee...

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