Cheer team takes on conditioning exercises and focuses on new season with new coaches September 30, 2022 — by Sunny Cao, Christopher Chen The cheer team’s roster has undergone several changes this year after the graduation of key participants such as Natalie Lockhart, Ashlyn O’Brien, and Sade Hashemi. As they get ready for competition season, they are emphasizing conditioning exercises with the addition of the two new assistant coaches, Alyssa Nicole, a former competitive cheerleader, and Alec Lockhart, […] read more » Field hockey calls up JV players to fill roster September 30, 2022 — by Amy Luo and Isabelle Wang Editor’s Note: This story contains some information from a pre-existing story. You can view the story here. As of late September, the Falcons hold a 2-4 record in the De Anza division, after moving up from last season. Due to the graduated players, there were many slots to fill on varsity. The Falcons were able […] read more » Girls’ tennis: Falcons have mixed results in quest to return to De Anza September 30, 2022 — by Hannah Lee and Victoria Lin Editor’s Note: This story contains some information from a pre-existing story. You can view the story here. After falling to the bottom of the De Anza league with a winless season last year, the girls’ tennis team dropped to the El Camino league this year — a disappointing result for the program after a long […] read more » Girls’ volleyball pushes through injury-ridden season September 30, 2022 — by Natalie Chua and Ariel Zhou Editor’s Note: This story contains some information from a pre-existing story. You can view the story here. Hoping to rebound from last year’s disappointments, 4-12 (Overall), 2-10 (League), the girls’ volleyball team started out their season with the news that two varsity players, sophomore right side Dahlia Murthy and junior defensive specialist Natalie Chua, would […] read more » Freshman swimmer achieves Olympic Trials cuts in 200 fly September 29, 2022 — by Meher Bhatnagar As a competitive club swimmer, freshman Kelsey Zhang gets up before the sun rises at 4:50 a.m. and is in the pool at 5:30 — for the first of two practices in her daily schedule. The goal for the best of club swimmers is to achieve times that qualify them for the Olympic trials. That […] read more » Revamped Premier League season inspires newfound hype and interest September 29, 2022 — by Anirudh Iyer The 2022-23 Premier League — England’s top flight soccer competition and widely regarded as the best soccer league in the world — is six game weeks into its season. After a transfer window that saw English clubs spend a record-breaking $2.05 billion on new players, fans are in for what could be a historical campaign. […] read more » Controversial call on timing error snatches Homecoming win from Falcons September 29, 2022 — by Parav Manney and Aiden Ye As the fourth quarter of the Homecoming football game on Sept. 23 drew to an end, the Falcons put up a staunch defense against repeated charges by the Mills Vikings, who were driving on the Falcons’ 5-yard line. As the clock ran down to zero, it seemed the Falcons had won. Fans roared as they […] read more » Sports teams make strides practicing on weekends September 28, 2022 — by Sunny Cao Visit the school on a typical weekend this fall, and you’ll see the cross country team stepping into their running shoes, the boys’ water polo team getting ready to jump in the pool and the girls’ volleyball team hiking up their knee pads. Cross country: Early morning runs Saturday mornings, the cross country team practices […] read more » Students improve athleticism through fencing September 25, 2022 — by Martin Xu The score was 14-14; the next to stab would determine the winner. Since it was a match that would contribute to her qualification for the Summer Nationals world championship in July, alumna Helen Yin had to win and she knew what she had to do: calm down, concentrate and carefully plan out her movements to […] read more » Dance team excited for upcoming in-person performances September 25, 2022 — by Minsui Tang With the help of new head coach Namaad Jackson, the 15 girls on the dance team prepared tirelessly for their performance at the Homecoming football game on Sept. 23. Just days before, they also performed at the rally on Sept. 19. “Practices for the Homecoming football game are stressful because we have performances [within a […] read more » firstprevious...89101112...2030405060...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.