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Softball wins in come-from-behind fashion over Fremont 10-6

Softball wins in come-from-behind fashion over Fremont 10-6

Bryan Look, Business Manager
April 21, 2016
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Fremont jumped out to an early lead over Paly, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning on three hits and three walks off of Vikings’ starter Fabiana Teofan (‘19).   After that, the Firebirds kept the 4-0 lead for two innings until the Vikings scratched across a run scored by Jesse K...

Paly Badminton suffers loss to Monta Vista 9-21

Paly Badminton suffers loss to Monta Vista 9-21

Peter Snodgrass, Co-Columnist and Co-Multimedia Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Badminton, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly Badminton lost to undefeated Monta Vista high school 9-21, bringing their season record to 4-5.   “Monta Vista is a very tough opponent due to their program and off season training.  It is difficult for Paly to emulate Monta Vista’s success because people at Paly do so much,” ...

Girls’ lacrosse beats Gunn 8-5

Girls’ lacrosse beats Gunn 8-5

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team holds their number one spot in league after Friday’s win at home against Gunn with a final score of 8-5. Maya Benatar (‘16) scored a total of four goals and Meredith Kinnaman (‘16) blocked nine shots from going in.   Paly started off strong with Ellen Goncher (...

Baseball loses up-and-down game to Los Gatos 7-4

Baseball loses up-and-down game to Los Gatos 7-4

Bryan Look, Staff writer
April 16, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Los Gatos got on the board early in the top of the first, off of Vikings’ starter Alec Olmstead (‘16). The Vikings were retired quietly in the bottom half of the inning, and the Wildcats tacked on another run in the top half of the second.   Paly answered in the bottom half of the second and...

Girls’ lacrosse handles Saratoga 16-6

Girls’ lacrosse handles Saratoga 16-6

Skylar Burris and Steven Marinkovich
April 13, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ lacrosse team took down Saratoga Wednesday evening by the score of 16-6. The Vikings started out fast, scoring four straight goals from four different players. “We need to make sure the energy in the first five minutes of both the first half and the second half is consistent...

Paly softball pulls a close victory against Castilleja 5-4

Paly softball pulls a close victory against Castilleja 5-4

Skylar Burris, Staff Writer
April 3, 2016
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

The Vikings went into extra innings to beat the Castilleja Gators 5-4 on Wednesday, March 23. This game marks the second win of the season for Paly, with a record of 2-8. The game started out slow, with no runs scored in the first and second inning. However Castilleja came into the third inning stron...

Boys’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos 17-4

Boys’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos 17-4

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovicb
April 3, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly boys’ lacrosse team took down Los Altos 17-4 on Thursday night. The first quarter started out slow with both teams feeling each other out. The Vikings got two goals, one from Patrick Macintosh (‘19) and the second from Owen Dulik (‘16). Los Altos grabbed a goal for themselves, maki...

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

March 30, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Despite a strong defensive effort led by pitcher Justin Hull (‘16), who had six strikeouts and pitched a complete game, the Vikings fell short of the Los Altos Eagles 1-0 in today’s matchup. Both teams started slow on the bats, but the Eagles quickly changed that. In the second inning Los Altos ...

Baseball wins big, destroying Homestead 15-7

Baseball wins big, destroying Homestead 15-7

Bryan Look, Staff Writer
March 23, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly’s Baseball team won an impressive game, stomping the Homestead by a final score of 15-7. Paly’s offense was busy early as Ben Cleasby (‘17) scored a run on a ground ball hit by Max Jung-Goldberg (‘18). Again Paly scored two more in the second inning after both Riley Schoeben (‘1...

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer
March 19, 2016
Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boy’s tennis team won one out of two matches against Cupertino High School at home on Thursday, March 17th. The boys played two matches to make up for one that was rained out earlier in the season. Both of the teams agreed to do both matches on the same day, instead of h...

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