The trendiest YouTube fitness influencers: the good, the bad and the in between March 31, 2022 — by Sarah Bright At the beginning of eighth grade, I started looking for at-home workout videos and stumbled upon workouts from different influencers on YouTube. To my surprise, there were various options for me from the convenience of my own house. Even after my parents became open to getting me a gym membership, I continued to workout at […] read more » Girls’ basketball falls to Aptos in CCS quarterfinals March 23, 2022 — by Minsui Tang The girls’ varsity basketball team concluded its CCS run with a 60-49 loss in an away game against Aptos in the quarterfinals on Feb. 22. They placed sixth in the De Anza league with a league record of 3-9 and held an overall record of 9-14. The Falcons had a bye in the first round […] read more » Girls’ lacrosse prepares for upcoming season with new coach March 20, 2022 — by Stephanie Sun Head Coach: Alyssa Dunlap Last year’s record: 4-8 Recap: The team placed 6th in the De Anza League Key Matchups: Los Gatos High School, Gunn High School Star Players: senior midfielders Casey Gilligan, Caroline Keogh and Lauren Vandevort Key losses to graduation: attack Alex Cordova and defense Anna Schneider League: De Anza League Prognosis: Following […] read more » 4 girls on wrestling team take their skills to CCS March 20, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen Girls on the school’s coed wrestling team branched out to compete in the girls SCVAL and CCS meets in late February. Freshmen Rebecca Boscow and Solbee Li, sophomore Meher Haider and junior Irene Frazier all advanced from SCVAL to CCS. All the girls were able to place third at the league tournament in their respective […] read more » Season preview: Softball fosters positive environment, optimism March 20, 2022 — by Lynn Dai and Victoria Hu Head Coach: Mike Davey Last year’s record: The team finished third in its division with an overall record of 6-7. Recap: There were few players on last year’s varsity team; as such, some players were inexperienced. Key Matchups: Lincoln/San Jose, Cupertino, Santa Clara, Palo Alto Star Players: seniors captains Arya Taymuree (right field), Morgan Curtis […] read more » Boys’ volleyball hopes to avoid injuries that plagued them last year March 20, 2022 — by Nikhil Mathihalli and Viraaj Reddi Head Coach: Lori Gragnola Last year’s record: 2-12 Recap: The team limped throughout last year’s season due to multiple starters suffering injuries. Key Matchups: Mountain View and Cupertino Star Players: senior outside hitter Andy Tran, sophomore setter Kali Duvvuri Key losses to graduation: libero Oliver Ye, outside hitter Dylan Li League: De Anza League Prognosis: […] read more » With declining numbers, track hopes to excel by training new recruits March 20, 2022 — by Esther Luan and Harshini Velchamy Head Coaches: Archie Ljepava and Ian Tippetts 2020-21 season recap: With a truncated season, the team’s main objective was to give student athletes opportunities to still compete with other schools at meets. The Falcons won six of eight meets. Key Matchups: Wilcox High School, Fremont High School Star Players: Seniors Harrison Dance (1600m and 3200m), […] read more » With young roster, badminton seeks to develop skills March 18, 2022 — by Jonny Luo and Nikhil Mathihalli Head Coach: John Li Last year’s record: 5-7 Recap: The badminton team faced a tough season adjusting to a new roster and the effects of COVID-19 on practices, where some players opted out of participating because of the mask mandate. The Falcons ended fourth in the league with a 5-7 record. Key Matchups: Cupertino, Milpitas […] read more » Girls’ soccer team falls to Santa Cruz in CCS semifinals March 18, 2022 — by Nidhi Mathihalli and Anjali Nuggehalli Ending the regular season with an 11-0-1 record, the girls’ soccer team placed at the top of their league and earned a spot in the CCS Division 1 playoffs. In the quarterfinals home game against Sequoia on Feb. 19, the Falcons triumphed in a 2-1 victory with goals from sophomore forward Kate Obensourse and senior […] read more » Trailblazers fan ready for rebuild March 18, 2022 — by Derek Hsu Many Bay Area sports fanatics are proud to support local professional teams such as the streaky Golden State Warriors or resilient San Francisco 49ers. These teams generate an exceptional amount of pride in our community, and viewers closely follow the careers of long-time superstars such as Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. However, as […] read more » firstprevious...10...1617181920...3040506070...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.