Girls’ water polo: Team satisfied with turn-around season November 15, 2011 — by Paul Jung In a turn-around season, the Falcons improved upon last year’s 1-9-0 record, finishing 9-6-0 and in third place in the El Camino League. Players pointed to game performance and team unity as sources of the turn-around. read more » Girls’ tennis: Team to face Monta Vista for CCS title November 15, 2011 — by Evaline Ju The girls’ tennis team is set for a third showdown with rival Monta Vista this season in the final round of the CCS Championships on Nov. 16 at the Courtside Club in Los Gatos. read more » Kelly Leslie: A girl’s passion for ice hockey November 15, 2011 — by Amy Jan Senior Kelly Leslie loves ice hockey and is one of the top female players in the area. But starting this year, she ran into a problem: There weren’t enough girls in San Jose to make a 19 and under team. That’s why every other week, Leslie must fly down to Anaheim and practice 17 hours with the Anaheim Lady Ducks 19U AAA. read more » Wrestling: Small team to take on big challenges ahead November 14, 2011 — by Brandon Judoprasetijo Boys of varying sizes and builds walked into the wrestling room on Oct. 31 all ready to hit the mat once again and wrestle after being away for six months. This year, the team will be under the direction of coach Joe Pele, who started coaching the Falcons last year. Pele has high expectations after seeing what the team had to offer last year. “Last year was our first year together, and that is always a challenge for coaches and wrestlers,” Pele said. “The greatest strength was the courage displayed by the Falcon wrestlers each and every time they stepped on the mat.” read more » Boys’ water polo: Key loss stops CCS dreams November 14, 2011 — by Jackie Gu and Brandon Judoprasetijo Despite finishing the season strong with a record of 10-2 in league and 21-5 overall, the boys’ water polo team fell one win short of qualifying for CCS. read more » Football: Season hampered by injuries November 13, 2011 — by Roy Bisht and Nikil Ramanathan What began as a season full of hopes and spirit for the Falcons’ football team came crashing down with a slew of injuries to key players, contributing to the team’s 1-6 record in league, which was good enough for seventh place in the eight-team De Anza League. read more » Saratoga finishes strong at Baylands and Lynbrook but suffers at Crystal Springs November 12, 2011 — by Minu Palaniappan High hopes entering Crystal Spring League race on Nov. 3 ended in disappointment for the boys’ cross country team, who placed last by nine points. read more » Senior finds satisfaction in scaling mountains November 12, 2011 — by Jonathan Young The view goes on for miles. His heart is pounding and the blood is pumping throughout his body. A feeling of accomplishment rushes to his throbbing hands and feet. Senior Jeremy Wallin gets this rush every time he climbs a mountain. read more » Boys’ basketball: Small team looks to outrun competition November 12, 2011 — by Dylan Jew and Jonathan Young This season the Falcons will have to step up in order to fill the vacancies left by the departure of five seniors from last year. Last year the team lost in the second round in CCS; the team hopes to build on their experience and progress further this year. read more » Football: Milpitas delivers painful league loss November 11, 2011 — by Roy Bisht and Nikil Ramanathan On Oct. 28, the Falcons suffered a 31-17 loss to league rivals Milpitas. With the defeat, the team has fallen to 1-4 in league and seventh place out of the eight teams in the De Anza League. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...167168169170171...180190200210...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2024 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.