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Boys’ soccer vanquishes Santa Clara 3-0

Boys’ soccer vanquishes Santa Clara 3-0

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
January 15
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

Boys’ soccer continued their winning streak by defeating Santa Clara 3-0 at home on Thursday, Jan. 15. Dami Bolarinwa (’16), Ariya Momeny (’16) and Cole Tierney (’16) all scored for the Vikings. Momeny was proud of his team’s effort both in this game as well as throughout the season. “Our...

Girls’ basketball outlasts Saratoga 57-44

Girls’ basketball outlasts Saratoga 57-44

Isaac Kasevich and Michael Pappas
January 14
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls’ basketball defeated Saratoga 57-44 at Paly on Wednesday evening. Lauren Koyama (‘17) led the charge for the Lady Vikes, pouring in 12 points on four three-pointers. Courtney Lovely (‘16) and Alexis Harris (‘17) also contributed double-digit points. Koyama was pleased with...

Boys’ basketball triumphs over Milpitas 66-36

Boys’ basketball triumphs over Milpitas 66-36

Megan Valencia and Anna Dukovic
January 13
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Vikings conquered the Milpitas High School Trojans 66-36 in their third league game of the season, advancing their league record to 3-0. Although the Trojans took the tip-off and the first point of the game, Paly reacted quickly with a three-pointer by Justin Hull (‘16) for a 3-2 lead. The Vikings...

Paly girls’ soccer defeats Saratoga in home opener

Alys Olmstead and Zach Levitan
January 13
Filed under Soccer - Girls

The Paly girls’ soccer team triumphed over Saratoga in their league home opener, with a final score of 5-0. The win started them off on a strong note and places them as a force to reckoned with in the league. The game started slow with Paly dominating, but not executing their chances or playing...

Boys’ soccer conquers Los Altos 1-0

Boys’ soccer conquers Los Altos 1-0

Anna Dukovic and Megan Valencia
January 9
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Vikings beat the Los Altos High School Eagles 1-0 this afternoon in their first league game of the season. The game started off slow with neither team converting shots on goal. The pace changed 20 minutes into the game, when Dami Bolarinwa (‘16) made a shot, but it was called back due to a foul....

Boys’ basketball defeats Fremont in their season opener

Boys’ basketball defeats Fremont in their season opener

Gillian Chryst, Multimedia and Web Editor
January 6
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto boys’ basketball team kicked off its 2015 season at home against the Fremont Eagles Tuesday night in the big gym, advancing their overall record to 10-2 and league record to 1-0. The Vikings started off strong with fast offense against the Eagles to carry the lead 13-9. Shooting guard...

Paly wrestling crushed by Fremont 63-13 in first meet of season

Paly wrestling crushed by Fremont 63-13 in first meet of season

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
January 6
Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The Paly wrestling team lost to Fremont 63-13 at their first dual meet of the season at home on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Keahi Asing (’18), Seth Goyal (’17) and Chioke Bryant-Anderson (’15) all scored for the Vikings. Alexa Austin (’15) was proud of her team, especially the underclassmen wrestling...

Boys’ soccer dominates over Gunn 3-0

Boys’ soccer dominates over Gunn 3-0

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-In-Chief
January 6
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly boys’ soccer defeated crosstown rival Gunn 3-0 at Paly Tuesday afternoon in its last non-league game of the season. Edward Chen (‘15), Brian Tracy (‘17) and Dami Bolarinwa (‘16) all scored goals in the win in front of a bleacher section packed with Paly and Gunn fans alike. Given the...

Girls’ soccer shuts out South San Francisco 8-0

Girls’ soccer shuts out South San Francisco 8-0

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
December 13
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girls’ soccer took on South San Francisco at Paly in one of its first scrimmages of the season. The first half started off strong for the Vikings, who controlled the game with their quick possessions and numerous scoring opportunities. Jacey Pederson (‘16) was the first to capitalize on...

True passion

Kylie Callan and Reuben Kramer
December 12
Filed under Baseball, Basketball - Girls, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Soccer - Boys, Soccer - Girls, Softball, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball

Shawn Johnson began gymnastics at the age of three. Ryan Lochte first learned to swim at age five. Abby Wambach dribbled her first soccer ball at the age of four. Since then, they have spent innumerable hours working towards greatness. Their efforts have earned them a place in history. Their names have...

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