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JV Baseball falls to Mountain View 10-5

JV Baseball falls to Mountain View 10-5

Leyton Ho
April 20, 2017
Filed under Top Stories

The Palo Alto junior varsity baseball team (6-12, 1-1) fell to the Mountain View Spartans (10-11, 2-0) on Wednesday, losing 10-5, after a 5th inning outburst by the Spartans proved too much to rebound from. Paly jumped out to an early 5-2 lead, behind some spectacular individual offensive plays. In...

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Leland 4/18

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Leland 4/18

Ellie Jeffries
April 17, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Preview, Top Stories

Palo Alto High School's girls’ lacrosse team fell twice to their rival, Los Gatos, last week. This amounted to the Vikings’ third straight loss of the season. In the upcoming week the girls look to bounce back in their game against the Leland Chargers on Tuesday (4/18). The girls are striving ...

Preview: Badminton vs. Gunn

Preview: Badminton vs. Gunn

Catey Vera
April 13, 2017
Filed under Preview, Top Stories

Paly’s badminton team is prepping to win — and redeem itself for its losses earlier this season. Led by captains Flavia Stiglich (‘17) and Michael Chau (‘18), training sessions have been both physically demanding and an opportunity for players to develop connections with one another. The latter has been particularl...

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Los Gatos 4/13

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Los Gatos 4/13

Patrick McIntosh
April 13, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Preview, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls lacrosse team were upset earlier this week to major rival Los Gatos. This was their first of the season.   As the girls team looks to rebound, they immediately get a second chance with the Wildcats of Los Gatos this Friday night. The young team aims to prove ...

Baseball wins 3-0 over Homestead behind Chang throwing a two-hit shutout

Baseball wins 3-0 over Homestead behind Chang throwing a two-hit shutout

Bryan Look
March 29, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Baseball moved to 7-0 in league play by beating Homestead at home, 3-0, lead by starting pitcher Ryan Chang (‘17) throwing a two-hit shutout.   Baseball came into this season with lofty expectations, but struggled to find their groove as they lost two of their first three g...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats crosstown rival Gunn 11-6

Girls’ lacrosse defeats crosstown rival Gunn 11-6

March 29, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes in a nice effort, put down the Titans Tuesday night. The Titans opened up the scoring almost immediately, but the Vikes refused to go away. Right after the Titans scored, the Vikes settled down and controlled the tempo of play for almost the entire rest of the half. The Vikes, led...

Girls’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos

Girls’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos

Matan Ziv, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes crushed Los Altos 14-1 Friday night. The Vikings did not take long to strike first, as Ellen Goncher (‘18) scored a great goal after just a minute of gameplay. Just a minute later, the Vikings made some great passes around and eventually Charlotte Cheng (‘18) doubled the lead....

Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer
March 1, 2017
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

Paly girls’ softball started off the game strong as Mackenzie Glassford (‘17) struck out the first player at bat, and Santa Clara was not able to get any players on base in the first inning. Glassford continued Paly’s strong start making it to second base. Sophie Frick (‘18) then made it to ...

Girls’ soccer bows out in the first round of CCS

Girls’ soccer bows out in the first round of CCS

Nick Smallwood, Staff Writer
February 26, 2017
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girls’ varsity soccer fell to the Menlo-Atherton Bears on Saturday by a score of 3-0, ending the Lady Vikes previously unbeaten season. After a near perfect season, that included zero losses prior to the one suffered against the Bears, the fairytale season for the Vikings has finally come to a ...

Baseball beats Aragon 6-5

Baseball beats Aragon 6-5

Steven Marinkovich and Dillon Scheel
February 25, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball picked up their first win of the season against Aragon by the score of 6-5 on Saturday morning. The Vikings got off to a quick start in the bottom of the first. Leadoff hitter Ben Cleasby ('17) reached base on a hit by pitch and was knocked in two batters later on a double from Angus Stayte...

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