Early season update: Girls’ golf team banks on returning players September 24, 2023 — by Kathy Wang Head Coach: Dave Gragnola Last year’s record: 3-6 Recap: Last year, the top two players advanced to CCS with No. 1 player sophomore Millie Wang qualifying for the Northern California Gold Championship and then the State Championships, ultimately placing 40th out of 54 individual players. Star Players: No. 1 player sophomore Millie Wang and No. […] read more » Senior soccer player reflects on rehabilitation process after PCL and meniscus tear in her knee September 24, 2023 — by Angela Tan On a seemingly unremarkable day, senior center back Jiah Jung and the rest of the girls’ varsity soccer team competed in a tough game against Santa Clara on Jan. 24, exactly halfway through last year’s winter season. The score was 0-0 as the timer on the scoreboard counted down the minutes until halftime. After moving […] read more » Dance team kicks off to powerful start while adjusting to new coach September 23, 2023 — by Shirina Cao and Jessica Li Junior dance team co-captain Anisa Taymuree ran up to the center of the football field on Sept. 1 with the other members and got into position. The football team was leading big at the end of the first half against Santa Cruz and everyone was in good spirits. As the first beats of the song […] read more » Cheer preview: New head coach buoys team’s hopes September 23, 2023 — by Derek Liang After ending last year’s challenging season, which included numerous girls quitting for personal reasons and inconsistent coaching, the cheer team has welcomed a new head coach as well as seven new members, bringing their current team size up to 15 members. Brandy Fisher, the team’s head coach for this season, was a cheer captain at […] read more » Early-season update: Girls’ tennis plays matches with no players to spare September 21, 2023 — by Sasha Prasad Head Coach: Florin Marica Last year’s record: 9-3 Recap: The team held its own in the less competitive El Camino division, losing only three matches. However, they were unable to move up to the higher De Anza division since they finished in third place. Key matchups: Lynbrook, Gunn Star Players: Sophomores Mihika Singh and Riya […] read more » Early-season check-in: Field hockey features promising new players September 18, 2023 — by Anamika Anand Head Coach: Sam Ng Last year’s record: 2-2-11 Recap: Despite setbacks due to injuries and the loss of seven seniors to graduation, the team was still able to make it to CCS. However, they were eliminated after the second round against Prospect. Key Matchups: Homestead, Prospect Star Players: Seniors Emma Green, Zinneerah Ahmed, Lexi Cleland […] read more » Senior verbally commits to play Division I soccer at UC San Diego September 12, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi As college coaches lined the sidelines of the freshly cut grass fields at the Surf Sports Park during San Diego Surf Cup last summer, senior Kate Oberhauser — an attacking midfielder for the varsity team and De Anza Force club team — hoped to impress onlookers as she dribbled down the sideline, weaving skillfully through […] read more » Season preview: Girls’ volleyball adjusts to small roster and new coach September 9, 2023 — by Natalie Chua and Sarah Zhou Head Coach: Yakgna Arumugam Last year’s record: 5-7 Recap: The team qualified for CCS for the first time since 2019. In the playoffs, the Falcons won 3-2 against El Camino but ended their season with a 3-0 loss to Soquel. Key Matchups: Lynbrook and Wilcox Star Players: Freshman middle blocker Aanya Hotha and junior setter […] read more » Season preview: Football looks to thrive with freshman quarterback Hulme September 6, 2023 — by William Cao Head Coach: Stephen Matos Last year’s record: 1-6 Recap: After dropping to the Peninsula-Lake league last year, the Falcons had only one league win last season against Lynbrook. A small roster and no substitutes left players fatigued and injury-prone by the fourth quarter of each game, making it difficult to secure wins. Key Matchups: Cupertino, […] read more » Top senior athletes: Falcons shine in their respective sports June 1, 2023 — by Victoria Lin, Tara Natarajan, Aiden Ye A pitcher and shortstop for both the varsity baseball team and Zoots Baseball Club — the No. 1 club baseball team in Northern California — senior Lucas Dennis has made first team in Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) all-league two years in a row, and finished off the season with the third lowest Earned […] read more » previous12345...1020304050...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.