New team dynamic proves beneficial for girls’ volleyball November 26, 2023 — by Sarah Thomas The girls’ volleyball team’s season ended with their first CCS game loss to King City on Oct. 30. Though the team lost several key matchups this season against teams like Wilcox, Homestead and Lynbrook, they were able to grow in terms of technique and internal chemistry. Junior co-captain and outside hitter Emerson Pak said the […] read more » Softball: Falcons lose in CCS quarterfinals after achieving 9-3 league record May 31, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda and Beverly Xu When star sophomore pitcher Saira Ramakrishnan threw the first pitch of the team’s first CCS game away at Santa Teresa on May 20, the Falcons were playing with house money: They had already achieved more than they expected to start the year. “[We were thinking that] whatever happens will happen, we’re just gonna have to […] read more » Despite facing tough competition at CCS, badminton girls’ doubles pair advances to States May 27, 2023 — by Sunny Cao and Saachi Jain The crack of a racket echoed through the air as the badminton team faced off against other regional schools at the CCS tournament on May 13. While the team didn’t emerge as champions, the doubles team of sisters junior Sannidhi Boppana and sophomore Samanvi Boppana had a strong postseason run. The pair placed second in […] read more » Two senior track athletes qualify for CCS Finals, unable to advance to the CIF State Championships May 25, 2023 — by George Hu Sophomore distance runner Pranav Rajan trailed just ahead of the other runners in the 1600-meter race at the final dual meet against Cupertino on April 18. With the finish line in sight and two runners closely behind him, he charged down the final 100 meters, finishing first with a time of 4 minutes and 45.01 […] read more » The comeback kids: Despite quarterfinal loss to Harker in CCS, the volleyball team ends the season feeling like champions May 24, 2023 — by Derek Liang, Andrew Lin and Aiden Ye After a huge turnaround performance compared to last year’s winless season, the boys’ volleyball team finished 8th in CCS Division II, following a 3-0 loss to Harker in the quarterfinals on May 9. During the match, Harker kept the Falcons at 25-17 and 25-16 in the first two sets. In the third set, the team […] read more » CCS hopes uncertain after string of losses February 10, 2022 — by Sina Salehi As the final whistle sounded, the dejected boys’ soccer team walked off the pitch with the scoreboard reading 2-1 in favor of Milpitas on Feb. 1. Gone was the initial excitement that the Falcons began the league season with. “That game basically threw away all of our chances for CCS,” senior captain midfielder Shaheen Masoumi […] read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.