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Chryst’s 17 points lead Vikings to 12th straight win

Chryst’s 17 points lead Vikings to 12th straight win

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer
January 15, 2013
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Winter Sports

The Vikings improved to an overall 14-1 record and captured their 12th consecutive win Tuesday after a decisive, 56-25 victory over the Cupertino Pioneers. Paly was led by center Keller Chryst ('14), who posted a team high 17 points in the Viking’s victory. Coach Adam Sax was pleased with how...

Dawkins, defense carry Vikings past Saratoga

Dawkins, defense carry Vikings past Saratoga

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer
January 8, 2013
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly boys’ basketball team got the best of the Saratoga High School Falcons 57-47 Tuesday at home. Despite low attendance, the Vikings were able to maintain intensity and lead the Falcons throughout the game. Paly's Aubrey Dawkins (‘13) led all scorers with 27 points. Paly head coach Adam...

2012 London Olympics preview

2012 London Olympics preview

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
June 22, 2012
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Features, Gymnastics, Pro Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories, Track & Field, Volleyball, Winter Sports

The Viking will provide online, Twitter and Facebook updates on Paly's Olympic hopefuls and Olympians beginning Monday, June 25 at the 2012 USA Swimming and Diving Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebr. until the Aug. 12 closing ceremonies at the 2012 London Olympics.  When the countdown clock in Trafa...

Sunday Mornings with Jeremy

Michael Strong
April 20, 2012
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Winter Sports

Some might remember Jeremy Lin as the kid who led the Palo Alto varsity boys’ basketball team to a state title back in 2006. Or maybe they remember him as the man who scored an impressive 30 points against the 13th ranked UConn Huskies in 2009, slamming home two massive dunks on Harvard’s way to a...

Lin needs surgery, will likely miss remainder of season

Lin needs surgery, will likely miss remainder of season

Kevin Dukovic, Staff Writer
April 1, 2012
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

Linsanity was put on hold Saturday when the news broke that Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is to have surgery next week to repair a slightly torn meniscus in his left knee. Lin could reportedly miss up to six weeks, making a return to the court this season highly unlikely seeing as how the NBA regular...

Jeremy Lin reminisces on his Palo Alto days after Knicks crush Pacers, 115-100

Jeremy Lin reminisces on his Palo Alto days after Knicks crush Pacers, 115-100

Emy Kelty, Editor-in Chief
March 17, 2012
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Featured Athlete, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Photography, Profiles, Top Stories, Winter Sports

[NEW YORK] After the New York Knicks crushed the Indiana Pacers 115-100 at Madison Square Garden last night, Jeremy Lin ('06), who finished the game with 13 points and 5 assists, reminisced of his memories of his hometown in Palo Alto, Calif. During the interview, Lin smiled and let out a few chuckles...

Managing the madness

Managing the madness

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer
March 14, 2012
Filed under Basketball - Boys, College Sports, Columns, Top Stories, Winter Sports

With February coming to an end and winter not quite over, the Paly campus is engulfed in its annual stupor. School is back in full swing following grueling first semester finals, and the perennial third quarter slump has come out in full force. With a demanding six straight weeks of school, people...

Brief: Boys’ basketball falls to St. Francis, 70-64 in OT

Peter Dennis, Columnist
February 25, 2012
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys' basketball team fell to St. Francis High School 70-64 in overtime in CCS quarterfinal play on Saturday. Following their thrubbing of South San Francisco on Thursday, the Vikings faced a tough matchup in the WCAL five seed Lancers. The Lancers, seeded third in CCS bracket...

I hate to say it but…

I hate to say it but…

Peter Dennis, Columnist
February 23, 2012
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Pro Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

…but Jeremy Lin (’06) is in for a rough few weeks. I know how foreign that may sound, what with him leading the before-terrible Knicks to wins in 8 out of their last 10 games, including a 7 game winning streak. Yes, he has scored the most points in his first 6 games since the NBA/ABA merger in ’76....

Boys’ basketball smashes Milpitas 61-38

Boys’ basketball smashes Milpitas 61-38

Colin Patterson and Austin Poore
February 18, 2012
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto boys' basketball team (8-2) demolished the Milpitas Trojans (1-7) in a 61-38 win at home on Senior Night. After losing the tip off, the Vikings went straight to defense.  They managed to hold the Trojans to zero and quickly scored a three-pointer by Aubrey Dawkins ('13).  After a l...

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