New wrestlers work with experienced new coach November 17, 2023 — by Aiden Ye Head Coach: Bianca Vargas Last year’s record: 0-7 Recap: The team of five coached by Taylor Wilson often lost matches due to their inability to fill out all the weight classes against larger teams. Despite strong performances by members, the Falcons had to default for all weight classes they didn’t have a participant for. Key […] read more » Season preview: Guided by new coach, girls’ basketball focuses on shoring up defense November 16, 2023 — by Aiden Ye and Florence Wei Head Coach: Manny Steffen Last year’s record: 6-18 Recap: With just eight players on the team last year, the Falcons struggled with injuries and an unstable roster. Despite wins against Los Gatos and Homestead, and a 19.3 points per game performance by then-senior Tanya Ghai, the team did not qualify for CCS. Key Matchups: Los […] read more » Boys’ basketball team forged team chemistry in sweltering summer practices November 16, 2023 — by Bill Huang and Bryan Zhao Head Coach: Mike Davey Last year’s record: 6-6 Recap: Last year, the boys’ varsity team entered the A-League for the first time in many years. Despite facing many challenging opponents, the team finished with a record of 6-6. As a result of losing six key seniors, however, the team dropped to the B-league this year. […] read more » Girls’ soccer preview: Spendlove, Oberhauser lead Falcons into a new season November 15, 2023 — by Amelia Chang and Ruiyan Zhu Head Coach: Ben Maxwell Last year’s record: 10-18 Recap: Last year, the team finished fourth in its division and almost made it to CCS, but failed as they needed to win one more game. Star Players: Keatyn Spendlove, Kate Oberhauser Key losses to graduation: Gabi Golko, Alex Burgos League: De Anza Prognosis: After missing CCS […] read more » Girls’ water polo season off to a hot start with an undefeated record October 1, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen After a 15-11 loss during the first scrimmage of the year against Prospect on Aug. 31, the girls’ water polo head coach Mike Allegreti made changes to what plays they would run in future games. That move led to several victories in a row for the Falcons. “We have a lot of potential on the […] read more » Early season update: Girls’ golf team banks on returning players September 24, 2023 — by Kathy Wang Head Coach: Dave Gragnola Last year’s record: 3-6 Recap: Last year, the top two players advanced to CCS with No. 1 player sophomore Millie Wang qualifying for the Northern California Gold Championship and then the State Championships, ultimately placing 40th out of 54 individual players. Star Players: No. 1 player sophomore Millie Wang and No. […] read more » Cheer preview: New head coach buoys team’s hopes September 23, 2023 — by Derek Liang After ending last year’s challenging season, which included numerous girls quitting for personal reasons and inconsistent coaching, the cheer team has welcomed a new head coach as well as seven new members, bringing their current team size up to 15 members. Brandy Fisher, the team’s head coach for this season, was a cheer captain at […] read more » Early-season check-in: Field hockey features promising new players September 18, 2023 — by Anamika Anand Head Coach: Sam Ng Last year’s record: 2-2-11 Recap: Despite setbacks due to injuries and the loss of seven seniors to graduation, the team was still able to make it to CCS. However, they were eliminated after the second round against Prospect. Key Matchups: Homestead, Prospect Star Players: Seniors Emma Green, Zinneerah Ahmed, Lexi Cleland […] read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.