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 » Cheer team focuses on conditioning hoping to qualify for nationals September 24, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Derek Liang Head Coach: Chelsea Miller Recap: The competitive team qualified for nationals last year but was unable to compete due to COVID-19 traveling limitations. Key returners: Seniors Kaelli Trateng, Ela Machiroutu, Sydney Backhus, Jenna English and Darya Loenko; and junior Eva Semin Key losses to graduation: Natalie Lockhart, Ashlyn O’Brien and Sade Hashemi Prognosis: For every […] read more » From player to coach: Recent alumnus leads boys’ water polo team September 24, 2022 — by Anthony Wang As the start of the boys’ water polo drew closer at the end of summer, the school was scrambling to find a new head coach to replace Michael Fleming, who left to coach at Homestead High. At the last minute, Kendal Jarvis, the captain of last year’s varsity team, volunteered to fill the spot. Fleming, […] read more » firstprevious...1213141516...2030405060...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.