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 » Boy’s waterpolo begins season at Shmidt Tournament September 25, 2008 — by Guy Quanrud The boys’ water polo team got off to a rough start, losing all five games at the season-opening Schmidt Tournament. Counters and costly turnovers resulted in too many goals, preventing the Falcons from keeping up with their opponents. Seniors Michael Huang and Nick Mortazavi were the stars of the tournament, with Huang scoring four goals and Mortazavi knocking in five. <--!break--> read more » Girls’ tennis places third at Peachtree tournament September 23, 2008 — by Kelly Lamble and Annie Lee If the Wawona Peachtree Classic in Fresno is any indication, the girls’ varsity tennis team may just beat their long-time rival the Monta Vista Matadors this year. Despite several close matches, the Falcons have been unable to defeat the Matadors since ending their 72-match win streak three years ago. “I think this year we match up very well with Monta Vista and we have the opportunity to take the upper hand in this rivalry,” said Uyehara. “If everybody steps up to the plate and plays up to their best abilities, I think we will have no problem.” read more » Rector is new voice of the Falcons September 23, 2008 — by Tiffany Tseng and Theresa Yeh Fans attending the first football game tonight will be surprised to hear an new voice sounding over the speakers. English teacher Erick Rector is the new announcer for JV and varsity football and basketball games, taking the place of math teacher Mike Navrides. “This year I was given the opportunity to announce and I decided to give it a shot,” said Rector. read more » Cross country aims to make state championships September 23, 2008 — by Sophia Cooper and Kelly Lamble Four boys’ varsity Division III teams make the big meet, the one that really counts. The CIF state championships. Saratoga is currently ranked fifth. Move up one spot and they’ll be in. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...212213214215216...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2024 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.