Turnovers contribute to close losses in boys’ basketball preseason December 9, 2023 — by Neal Malhotra In early-season games against some tough opponents, the Falcons have held their own, but not always come away with a victory. One example of this came on Nov. 30, they lost their first preseason game to skilled Central Catholic team 65-62 in double overtime at the Santa Cruz Dad’s Club Tournament. “We had a very […] read more » Bonding with my younger sister over basketball strengthens our relationship November 3, 2023 — by Andy Zhu All eyes were on the court, as I intently watched my little sister, Bella, shoot a free throw at a tournament in Hayward. As expected, not many points were scored during that game since I was watching fifth grade girls play one of their first-ever basketball games. However, I was amazed to see how far […] read more » Coach busy dishing out lessons on and off the court September 29, 2023 — by Bill Huang and Bryan Zhao As the entire JV basketball team watched, special education teacher Danny Wallace and history teacher Jerry Sheehy demonstrated post moves and box out drills in the schools’ large gym. This was all thanks to Wallace’s coach 20 years ago when he was a standout player at the school — Sheehy himself. This is the ninth […] read more » Season preview: Girls’ basketball aspires to make it further into CCS November 22, 2022 — by Emma Fung and Amy Luo Head Coach: Josh Rivera Last year’s record: 9-14 Recap: The team lost 60-49 to Aptos at CCS quarterfinals. Key Matchups: Homestead, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Palo Alto Star Players: senior point guard Tanya Ghai and senior forward Mika Tippetts, junior guard Zineerah Ahmed, sophomore guard Urvi Iyer Key losses to graduation: power forwards Naomi Mallik […] read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.