Girls’ volleyball kicks off the season with a strong start September 25, 2013 — by Catherine Tang Last year, the girls’ volleyball team ended its season with a tough loss against Sacred Heart Cathedral at the quarterfinal CCS game, partly due to many of the players being sick. This year, the team came back healthier, stronger and tougher. While all of the team’s preseason games are against upper league teams and the team is in the lower league, the girls won their first three games with ease. read more » Junior runs his way to the top September 23, 2013 — by Bruce Lou and Sanj Nalwa Junior Rohith Krishna always dreamed of following in his father’s footsteps. His father, Krishna Narayanaswamy, has six Boston Marathon medals, and Krishna had often admired his father’s racing ability. In his younger days, his father aimed to break 3 hours for a marathon — 26.2 miles. He never did, but Krishna plans to do so. read more » Sophomore rises up to varsity water polo September 23, 2013 — by Andrew Jiang The score was tied 6-6. One minute and 30 seconds were left on the clock. Playing press defense against the other team, sophomore Mason Lee anticipated Sleepy Hollow Aquatic’s shot and immediately started sprinting to the other side of the pool. read more » With practice, sophomore jumps to No. 3 position September 23, 2013 — by Michelle Leung and Kelly Xiao Current No. 3 player sophomore Ankitha Sarvesh adjusts her grip on her moving it a millimeter to the right. With the miniscule adjustment, her next swing is perfect. Like many girl golfers, Sarvesh was initially inspired to play golf because of her father’s enjoyment of the sport. read more » Volleyball season begins with uncertainty September 23, 2013 — by Trung Vandinh As the school year begins to gain momentum, so do Saratoga’s many successful sports teams. Last year, the girls’ volleyball team placed second in their league, almost making the CCS playoffs. The team strives to be league champions this season and build upon last year's success. read more » Top quarterback in De Anza League looks to repeat last year’s success September 20, 2013 — by Rohan Hardikar This is a story that begins in the sixth grade. Senior Jonathan Walters, then only a sub 5-foot 11-year-old, was playing on the local Pop Warner team. read more » Field hockey captain leads underdog team September 19, 2013 — by Sweeya Raj Senior Jennie Werner is easy to spot in a field hockey game or practice. read more » Girls’ cross country: co-captain motivates team September 19, 2013 — by Ashley Chen and Carolyn Sun “Keep it up! No walking!” Junior co-captain Christine Schlossareck shouted encouragement to the girls’ cross country team as the 30 girls inched up the 45-degree hill on Upper Hill Drive, tired and sweaty, on Sept. 5. Though she is about only 5 feet tall, Schlossareck is a big presence on the team, and her cheers motivated teammates. read more » Yeilding takes on football coaching position September 9, 2013 — by Tiffany Zheng The bell rings, signaling the end of sixth-period Spanish. “¡Adiós, gringos!” Spanish teacher Bret Yeilding calls after the students slowly trickling out the door. He finishes some grading from the previous week’s quiz, and heads out, not to his car to head home, but to the football field. read more » Girls’ water polo strives to learn during season September 9, 2013 — by Aditya Chaudhry After ending a successful season last year as co-league champions with Harker in the El Camino League, the girls' water polo team has been bumped up to the more difficult De Anza League. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...138139140141142...150160170180190...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.