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Brown and Lin continue their brothers’ legacies

Brown and Lin continue their brothers’ legacies

Talia Moyal
March 11, 2010
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Features

On March 17th, 2006, the Palo Alto High School boys' varsity basketball team amassed a 24-1 record in regular season games, culminating in the state championship. Few people expected them to go that far, even fewer expected them to win. At Arco Arena in Sacramento against the Mater Dei Monarchs, Kevin...

Paly green. Olympic gold. Fade to black.

Paly green. Olympic gold. Fade to black.

George Brown and Cassie Prioleau, Editors-in-Chief
February 22, 2010
Filed under Features, Wrestling

With the Vancouver Olympics in full swing, fans around the world watch the world's best athletes and pick their heroes. They dream of what it would be like to stand on the podium with a medal around their own neck. But by the time the next Olympic games roll around, many of these heroes are forgotten....

Wrestler Ryan Oshima (’12) has high expectations for his next three years on varsity

Wrestler Ryan Oshima (’12) has high expectations for his next three years on varsity

Mary Albertolle, Editor-in-Chief
December 16, 2009
Filed under Featured Athlete, Profiles, Winter Sports, Wrestling

In most sports, a competitor losing consciousness usually causes uproar. But in the sport judo, Ryan Oshima ('12) regularly hooks his arm under his opponent's to knock him out. Oshima, only a sophomore, excels in both wrestling and judo by blending moves from each of his sports into a unique style....

Female Underclassman of the Year: Emy Kelty

Female Underclassman of the Year: Emy Kelty

Brandon Dukovic, Photo Editor
June 10, 2009
Filed under Featured Athlete, Lacrosse - Girls, Profiles, Soccer - Girls

The ball drops on a badly timed pass and players swarm from all over the field to make the recovery, one player gets there first. With others still hustling to drop their sticks to the ground position, Emy Kelty (’12) swoops down and takes possession of the ball, creating yet another offensive opportunity...

Male Team of the Year; Boys’ Soccer

Hanna Brody and Lauren Hammerson, Staff Writer
June 5, 2009
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

After 120 minutes of intense play in the Central Coast Section championships, the 2009 Palo Alto High School varsity boys' soccer team finished its season as co-champions. Hard work and team chemistry throughout the season propelled the boys forward landing them a spot against Bellarmine College Prep...

There and Back

Hanna Brody and Lauren Hammerson
November 14, 2008
Filed under Features, Profiles, Soccer - Boys

As the referee blows the whistle signifying half time, John Anderton, a junior at Palo Alto High School, runs off the soccer field, eager to play the second half. His green Paly jersey ripples in the wind, and his quick feet move back and forth as he weaves through the herd of other players strolling...

Boys’ basketball forfeits 15 games, CCS

Noah Sneider and Charlie Avis
February 16, 2008
Filed under Basketball - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team’s season ended unexpectedly this morning as the Central Coast Section (CCS) forced the team to forfeit 15 games and their playoff hopes due to the ineligibility of one of its players. All the Paly boys’ basketball players and their parents were...

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