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Girls’ basketball dominates Saratoga 81-46 in Coach Scott Peters’ 200th win

Girls’ basketball dominates Saratoga 81-46 in Coach Scott Peters’ 200th win

Bryan Look, Business Manager
January 13
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Girl’s Basketball took care of Saratoga from the three point line in what was Coach Scott Peters’s 200th career win with Palo Alto High School to move to 6-3 on the year. The Vikings got off to a hot start, starting the game on a 12-4 run. The Vikings were quite impressive shooting the ball beyond...

Lady Vikes tennis triumphs over Los Altos 4-3

Lady Vikes tennis triumphs over Los Altos 4-3

Sabrina, Staff Writer
October 26
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ tennis team beat Los Alto 4-3 on Tuesday afternoon in their last regular season match. Throughout the entire season, Los Altos has put up a tough fight against the Vikings and has been some of their toughest competition, but thanks to an excellent team effort, Pa...

The Palo Alto boys varsity water polo team takes down Homestead 16-8

The Palo Alto boys varsity water polo team takes down Homestead 16-8

Haley Chalmers, Photo Editor
October 19
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The Vikings started the game out strong on both offense and defense with a score of 5-0 in the first quarter.   “We were good at executing drives, which lead to good opportunities on offense,”  Tommy Smale (‘17) said. The first half of the game remained consistent with their defense, w...

Paly girls’ water polo takes care of Fremont High School in a 9-2 victory

Paly girls’ water polo takes care of Fremont High School in a 9-2 victory

Nick Smallwood & Ethan Stern, Staff Writer & News Editor
September 30
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls varsity water polo team smothered Fremont High school 9-2 in their home game on Thursday, September 29. The main story of the game was that a plethora of  players on the Paly water polo team helped contribute to the win. Each of the first five goals were scored by a d...

Girls Tennis loses to Cupertino 4-3

Girls Tennis loses to Cupertino 4-3

Peter Snodgrass and Samantha Guillet, Head Columnists and Design Editor
September 28
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Girls Tennis was narrowly defeated by Cupertino 4-3, despite a hard fought performance from Avanika Narayan (‘17).  After an undefeated start in league play, and an overall record of 10-2, the team was unable to keep their win streak alive.   It should be noted, however, that Cupertino ...

Girls Volleyball Beats Homestead In 3 Sets

Girls Volleyball Beats Homestead In 3 Sets

Ryan Chang & Max Jung-Goldberg, Video Editor & Staff Writers
September 28
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The lady Vikes continue to dominate as they sweep Homestead in three sets on Tuesday at Gunn High School.   After an exciting first set where the Vikings ended up winning 28-26, they then took control of the match winning set two 25-19 and set three 25-16.  Coach Jekara Wilson was pleased with ...

Vikings take down Santa Clara 44-31

Vikings take down Santa Clara 44-31

Quinn Knoblock & Haley Chalmers, Features Editor & Photo Editor
September 26
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings Football had a strong win over Santa Clara with a score of 44-31 on Friday, September 22.   The first quarter started out slow with little action from either team. However, after a Viking fumble, Santa Clara recovered the ball and was able to kick a field goal in th...

Palo Alto Girls Volleyball Sweeps Los Altos In 3 Sets

Palo Alto Girls Volleyball Sweeps Los Altos In 3 Sets

Ryan Chang & Max Jung-Goldberg, Multimedia Editor & Staff Writer
September 23
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

After a rocky start to the season, the girls volleyball team has seemed to hit its stride after two straight 3-0 wins against league opponents. The most recent one coming against the Los Altos Eagles. "So far I think the season has been going really well. We’ve played some really difficult teams in ...

Volleyball defeats Mountain View 3-0

Volleyball defeats Mountain View 3-0

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor
September 21
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Volleyball

Fiona Green (‘17) stood out in the first set by helping the Vikings win 25-17. Green made multiple kills, tips and even blocks that Mountain View could not pick up. After a while of back and forth, Green was able to make the kill to score the 15th point. She also made the set point by tipping the ba...

Girls Water Polo takes care of business against Cupertino, 16-6

Girls Water Polo takes care of business against Cupertino, 16-6

Bryan Look, Business Manager
September 20
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

  Paly’s Girls Water Polo team won big at home against Cupertino with a final score of 16-6.   Paly came out and set the tone early against and jumped out to an early lead. First quarter goals from Sabrina Hall (‘18) and Chesnie Cheung (‘20) put the team out in front and they ...

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