Athletic trainer stresses the importance of early rehabilitation for injuries April 26, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi As freshman varsity girls’ soccer player and striker Sahaana Potti dribbled down the line and went to cross the ball into the 18-yard box against Mountain View on Feb. 1, she felt an extremely sharp pain in her lower back. In her efforts to continue playing, she ignored the pain, put Biofreeze where it was […] read more » Boys’ golf ends March with just one victory in strong De Anza April 6, 2023 — by Saachi Jain After multiple rainouts to start the season, the boys’ golf team has struggled when it has managed to get onto the course. As of March 31, they had a 1-5-1 record after a 211-222 loss against Los Gatos on March 30. The Falcons’ sole victory came against Cupertino on March 27, ending with a score […] read more » 2023 MLB rule changes aim to revolutionize, reinvigorate baseball April 5, 2023 — by Anirudh Iyer Boring. Long. Never-ending. Slow. Uninteresting. These have been common adjectives associated with Major League Baseball in recent years. Once heralded as America’s Pastime, baseball has become more and more irrelevant outside the base of hardcore fans. No longer garnering large audiences and commanding viewership the way it used to, the sport trails others such as […] read more » School March Madness tournament wraps up after a month of scintillating basketball April 5, 2023 — by Anirudh Iyer Though there are few intramural sports on campus, the annual March Madness tournament ensures quality is prioritized over quantity. With 24 four-person teams and participants including faculty and students, this year’s tournament had a diverse lineup. The staff lineup included senior varsity basketball team coach and humanities teacher Mike Davey, along with mathematics teacher Lisa […] read more » A cross country runner’s guide to the best local routes April 5, 2023 — by George Hu On the surface, Saratoga may not appear to have many great running routes: it’s a small, suburban city with an area of only 12.78 square miles. However, as a long distance runner who has competed in cross country and track and field for five years, I can confidently say that this is not the case. […] read more » Track ramps up training, prepares for mid-season invitationals April 3, 2023 — by Atrey Desai and George Hu In the late afternoon of March 24, runners from Saratoga and Wilcox lined up for the 100-meter dash event. As the gun fired, senior Yuvraj Singh leapt off the starting blocks to a strong start, a visible gap forming between him and the competition. Moments later, he handily crossed the finish line in first place, […] read more » 25 years later: SHS’s version of a staggering March Madness upset April 3, 2023 — by Nikhil Mathihalli and Howard Shu Police cars rolled up to Seaside High on Feb. 26, 1998, as the final buzzer sounded for the Saratoga vs. Seaside CCS boys’ basketball game. The scoreboard read 62-58 and the Falcons sprang into celebration with the 10 friends and 15 parents who had come along to cheer for them. Looking at the scoreboard, the […] read more » Tennis team looks to bounce back after rocky start April 3, 2023 — by Neal Malhotra and Skyler Mao While dealing with a rainy start to their season, the boys’ tennis team is slowly settling into a groove and ended March at a 3-3 overall record. The Falcons started with a 4-3 loss against Los Altos on March 2, but managed to pull in two more wins: 4-3 against Homestead on March 7 and […] read more » Three sweeps in a row raise volleyball team’s hopes as new members fill important roles April 1, 2023 — by Derek Liang As the volleyball plummeted from the heights of the gym, freshman outside hitter Brennan Pak soared up over the net, spiking the ball straight onto the ground in front of Fremont’s players. Such plays happened continuously through this game against Fremont on March 17, and the Falcons won 3-0 behind Pak’s nearly 15 kills. As […] read more » Boys’ golf loses two early matches after rain delays season March 31, 2023 — by Saachi Jain and Amy Luo Due to heavy rains and unpredictable weather this month, the boys’ golf team has seen several matches canceled and struggled to win when they’ve gotten onto the course. As of March 17, the team had played three matches. A match against Lynbrook on March 16 ended in a tie at 189-189. In a home match […] 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.