Palo Alto High School's sports news site

The Viking Magazine

Boys’ basketball beats Los Altos 63-50

Boys’ basketball beats Los Altos 63-50

Max Jung-Goldbeg, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly boys basketball team beat league opponent Los Altos, 63-50, last night at Gunn High School. Junior guard Max Dorward (‘18) lead the way in scoring with 24 points and Jared Wulbrun (‘18) and William Schlemmer (‘18) both had nine points. The defense was clicking as well. Throughout the...

Boys’ soccer ties disappointing match with Mountain View

Boys’ soccer ties disappointing match with Mountain View

Matan Ziv, Staff Writer
January 10, 2017
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly boys’ soccer team ended Tuesday’s home game against Mountain View High School in a disappointing 0-0 draw. The Vikes controlled the game for a majority of the first half, however it did not translate into chances in front of goal. A slight breakthrough was made in the twenty fo...

Boys’ soccer beats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Boys’ soccer beats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

Paly started off with the ball and Michel-Ange Siaba (‘17) quickly took hold of the ball. Siaba was the goalie for the entire game with multiple saves from Menlo-Atherton’s strong shots at the goal. Verwillow was the star player of the first half after multiple attempts of scoring and chargi...

Girls’ soccer handles Capuchino 7-0

Girls’ soccer handles Capuchino 7-0

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich
December 5, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls' soccer team continued their run of good form on Monday evening as they dominated Capuchino by the score of 7-0. The game started off similar to the last with the opposition having a very decent chance or two, but failing to convert. With the Vikings having some decent chances along...

Girls’ soccer takes down Menlo-Atherton 5-0

Girls’ soccer takes down Menlo-Atherton 5-0

Haley Chalmers, Peter Snodgrass, and Steven Marinkovich
December 4, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

Girls' soccer comfortably took down Menlo-Atherton on Saturday afternoon by the final score of 5-0.   Despite the final score, the game started out with Menlo-Atherton dominating most of the possession and chances. They had two very good opportunities on goal to give themselves the lead early,...

Play boys’ soccer dominates over Milpitas 9-0

Play boys’ soccer dominates over Milpitas 9-0

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

Paly boys’ soccer triumphed over Milpitas High School with a final score of 9-0. Within the first three minutes of the first half of the game, Jason Shorin (‘19) scored the first of the nine goals. Shortly after, Neil Verwillow (‘17) made two goals, both from free kicks off of penalties from Mil...

Paly girls’ soccer defeats Woodside 3-0 in season opener

Dillon Scheel and Nick Smallwood
November 29, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikings’ girls soccer team looked strong in their season opener with a 3-0 victory against Woodside. Right out of the gate the Vikings had the ball moving. In the opening minutes of the game a flurry of nice passes left Tess Preising (‘17) with a solid shot on goal that was deflected by the g...

Girl’s Water Polo Loses 5-2 Against Rival Gunn

Girl’s Water Polo Loses 5-2 Against Rival Gunn

Max Jung-Goldberg, Staff Writer
September 13, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The lady Vikings water polo team fell to cross town rival, the Gunn Titans, 5-2 at Gunn High School on Tuesday night. The Vikings had plenty of shots on goal throughout the entirety of the game but could not capitalize.  That along with an early Gunn lead, where they scored four of their five go...

Girls’ basketball falls to Dublin 55-49 in 1st round of NorCal tournament

Girls’ basketball falls to Dublin 55-49 in 1st round of NorCal tournament

Meredith Kinnaman, Kylie Callan, and Talia Malchin
March 9, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto Girls’ Basketball fell to Dublin High School at Gunn this Wednesday, March 9th in the first round of the NorCal Tournament, ending their season. Senior Courtney Lovely (‘16) comments on the end of her basketball career at Paly and evaluates the season as a whole. “I think [our ...

Boys’ basketball falls to Los Gatos 53-50

Talia Malchin and Quinn Knoblock
February 28, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys’ basketball faced Los Gatos High School last Friday, Feb 19 merely falling 53-50 to the Cats. The Viks are now 7-5 in league standings, and 16-8 overall. The Vikings started out of the gate leading the game 4-0. Both Jack Simison (‘17) and Justin Hull (‘16) were fouled, but each bounc...

Palo Alto High School's sports news site
Winter Sports