Senior goalie sparks water polo’s success October 17, 2008 — by Kevin Mu and Guy Quanrud Of all the players on the boys’ varsity water polo team, senior Justin Winningham is the tallest. His height of 6’5” dwarfs those of his fellow teammates and also provides him with an advantage as goalie: his massive wingspan. His long arms cover up most of the goal and frustrate opposing players in their shot selection, boosting the team’s defensive presence. read more » Saratoga-Los Gatos football rivalry continues October 16, 2008 — by Karthik Annaamalai and Rebecca Nguyen The rivalry between the Falcons and the Wildcats has only strengthened after the Falcons moved into the Wildcats’ division this year. Despite a 28-year losing streak to the Wildcats, the Falcons are optimistic about their chances of beating Los Gatos tonight at home. They hope that the implementation of the Wing T offense, which has thrived in previous games, will help them pull off an upset and break Los Gatos’ win streak. read more » Football succeeds despite injury-plagued season October 16, 2008 — by Karthik Annaamalai and Abhishek Venkataramana The 2-2 Falcons looked strong as they dominated their past two games against Westmont and Los Altos. The offense moved the ball well and the defense played its part by forcing many turnovers, but several injuries have forced the team to shuffle the lineup. read more » Field hockey rivals face off for first place October 16, 2008 — by Shannon Galvin and Ren Norris When Falcon field hockey challenged longtime rival Los Gatos at home turf under the lights, there was more than just dignity on the line, there was the first place ranking. read more » Team caught in three-way tie for first in division October 15, 2008 — by Kelly Lamble and Annie Lee The sunlight began to wane and the temperature began to drop as the girls’ tennis team lined the fence, watching anxiously as two lone figures continued to do battle on Oct. 7. Back and forth the ball soared as the match between long-time rivals Saratoga and Monta Vista hovered at a 3-3 standstill. No. 4 singles player freshmen Crystal Yen finally lost 6-4 in the third set after several hours of nail-biting play, bringing the final score to a disappointing 4-3 loss. read more » Girls’ golf shows promising future October 14, 2008 — by Tim Rollinson and Uttara Sivaram The No. 1 and 2 players are sophomores. The No. 3 player is a freshman. Typical JV team, right? No, this is the first year girls’ varsity golf team led by sophomores Uttara Sivaram and Annaliese Parker and freshman Jayten Weiss. The single freshman on the team, Weiss, who took the No. 3 spot despite having only one year of previous experience, has proven to be a key player. read more » Falcons crush Los Altos due to thriving Wing T offense October 8, 2008 — by Abhishek Venkataramana, Karthik Annaamalai With what seemed to be the perfect start to the weekend’s Homecoming festivities, the Falcons crushed their division rivals the Los Altos Eagles, 48-13, on Oct. 3 in front of an ecstatic Homecoming game crowd. The Falcons moved to 2-2 overall and 1-0 in the De Anza League with the victory. Unlike in their last few games, the Falcons’ running game thrived under their new Wing T offense. Senior running back Tim Yen rushed for a total 124 yards and a touchdown and Senior running backs Mat Spencer and Casey Farmer scored two touchdowns apiece on the ground. read more » Football crushes Los Altos due to thriving Wing T offense October 7, 2008 — by Karthik Annaamalai and Abhishek Venkataramana With what seemed to be the perfect start to the weekend’s Homecoming festivities, the Falcons crushed their division rivals the Los Altos Eagles, 48-13, on Oct. 3 in front of an ecstatic Homecoming game crowd. read more » Football Tailgate Party kicks off Homecoming game October 6, 2008 — by Karen Lyu Saratoga Sports Boosters introduced a new fundraising event this year, called the Football Tailgate. It was held on Oct. 3 on the evening of the Homecoming game. The social started at 4:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20 for one meal and game ticket, and $60 for an entire package. This covered a reserved parking space, dinner for two, and two tickets to the game. An option for three guests was also available for $75. Dinner included a full meal: tri-tip sandwiches or veggie wraps, a drink, cole slaw, baked beans, corn on the cob, and apple pie. read more » Football shines in home opener vs. Westmont, winning 27-13 October 1, 2008 — by Karthik Annaamalai and Abhishek Venkataramana After losing the first two games of their season, the Falcons managed to recoup their struggling offense and crush the Westmont Warriors 27-13 in their Sept. 26 home opening game. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...202203204205206...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.