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Boys’ basketball is victorious over Los Altos 72-61

Boys’ basketball is victorious over Los Altos 72-61

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
February 7, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys’ basketball defeated the Los Altos Eagles 72-61. The team dominated the court by scoring a total of 10 three-pointers and maintaining the lead for the entire game. Early in the first quarter, Paly earned the lead following layups by both Justin Hull (‘16) and Oliver Svirsky (‘16). Momentum...

Girls’ basketball triumphs over Wilcox 64-24

Girls’ basketball triumphs over Wilcox 64-24

Samuel Desré, Staff Writer
February 7, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Friday night, girls’ basketball defeated Los Altos with a final score of 64-24. After tonight's win, the Vikings are 9-0 in the De Anza League and lead the league with an overall record of 19-2. Alexis Harris (‘16) scored the first basket of the night for the Lady Vikes, beginning a favorable...

Paly girls soccer triumphs over Santa Clara Bruins 9-2

Paly girls soccer triumphs over Santa Clara Bruins 9-2

Meredith Kinnaman, Staff Writer
February 6, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls soccer defeated the Santa Clara Bruins 9-2 today at home. The Vikings started off strong in the first half when they kicked off first and started towards their attacking end early in the half. Nika Woodfill (‘16) takes the first shot of the game which is blocked by the Bruins'...

Boys’ Basketball triumphs over Wilcox winning 71-56.

Boys’ Basketball triumphs over Wilcox winning 71-56.

Paige Bara and Alys Olmstead
January 31, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly boys’ basketball team defeated Wilcox High School 71-66 on Friday night. The game began with Wilcox winning the tip off but Paly was quick to win the ball back. Kevin Mullin (‘15) started off the game strong with two three pointers in a row leading the Vikings to take lead. Alex Dees...

Girls’ soccer triumphs 2-0 over defending CCS Champions

Girls’ soccer triumphs 2-0 over defending CCS Champions

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
January 25, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

  The girls’ soccer team defeated the Los Gatos Wildcats for the first time in two years Saturday. Possession of the ball alternated between the Vikings and the Wildcats, with neither team clearly dominating for the first several minutes of the game. Not long after the whistle the Vikings,...

Boys’ basketball falls to the Homestead Mustangs 58-43

Boys’ basketball falls to the Homestead Mustangs 58-43

Gillian Chryst and Zoe Bhargava
January 24, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The boys’ basketball team kicked off Friday night with a big audience in the Paly gym as they faced the Homestead Mustangs. The Vikings fell to the Mustangs 58-43, making the game was the team’s first league loss. The Vikings were five for 28 from the three-point line and were disappointed in their...

Girls’ basketball defeats the Mountain View Spartans 53-40

Girls’ basketball defeats the Mountain View Spartans 53-40

Zoe Bhargava and Gillian Chryst
January 24, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Friday night, girls’ basketball triumphed over Mountain View 53-40. The Vikings’ win secured their fifth league win and they have remained undefeated. Tonight’s performance was a big team win and the Lady Vikes were happy with their performance. “I was very proud of our team, shots weren’t...

Paly wrestling outlasted by Cupertino, 52-22

Paly wrestling outlasted by Cupertino, 52-22

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The Palo Alto wrestling team fell to Cupertino High School 52-22 at home on Thursday, Jan. 22. Coach Braumon Creighton was disappointed with the Vikings' performance. “I’m disappointed with the performance of a lot of the…guys,” Creighton said. “[There were] too many pins, too many [of...

Boys’ soccer prevails over the Homestead Mustangs 1-0

Boys’ soccer prevails over the Homestead Mustangs 1-0

Anna Dukovic and Megan Valencia, Features Editor and Business Manager
January 22, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly boys’ soccer shutout the Homestead Mustangs 1-0 this afternoon despite various yellow cards and a penalty kick (PK) in the second half. The Vikings currently hold first place in their league with a 5-0 record and no goals scored against them. The game started off with a free kick for the Mustangs...

Students triumph over staff in annual basketball game

Students triumph over staff in annual basketball game

Alys Olmstead and Meredith Kinnaman
January 16, 2015
Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports

The dream was alive today in the Big Gym as the Paly Senior Squad triumphed over the teachers with a final score of 14-10 in the annual Staff vs. Student basketball game. The first quarter started strong with the first basket being scored by the seniors own Gillian Chryst (‘15) after a combination...

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