Students show commitment to out-of-school athletics October 8, 2013 — by Nupur Maheshwari and Gitika Nalwa Sophomore Matthew Tran doesn’t do pull-ups or air squats or run the mile once a month for time, the way many freshman or sophomores enrolled in PE do. Instead, he is one of 31 students now enrolled in the school’s Independent Study Physical Education program. read more » Younger players lead the way for tennis team October 3, 2013 — by Allison Lin For many years, the tennis team has been led by veteran players. This year, however, freshmen and sophomores are playing a key role in the team’s success, consistently clinching essential wins for the team. read more » Tennis team has high hopes for league championship October 3, 2013 — by Allison Lin Though the tennis team was less than optimistic going into the season, coach Florin Marica and players have gained a new level of confidence after defeating Los Altos, Lynbrook and Gunn. Both singles and doubles players brought aggressiveness and intensity to the courts, edging their opponents point by point. read more » Football: Falcons defeat Willow Glen for first win of season September 26, 2013 — by Nikil Ramanathan The Falcons come from behind to win, but they also lose a key defensive player to injury read more » 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 » 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.