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Cross country season preview

Cross country season preview

Nick Smallwood, Staff Writer
August 31
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams are gearing up for their season with new coach, Michael Davidson. Kelsey Feeley, the former coach of the cross country team, decided to step down after the 2015 season because of the time commitment she had as a coach. That being s...

Brief: Boys’ cross country places second at CCS

Brief: Boys’ cross country places second at CCS

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor
November 16
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports, Top Stories

Boys' cross country advanced to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship meet after placing second in today's Central Coast Section (CCS) championship meet at Toro Park in Salinas, Calif. The team scored 116 points, falling behind Bellarmine who won with 47 points. "The top three...

Cross-country preview: racing to victory

Cross-country preview: racing to victory

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
August 27
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

After both boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams placed outside of state championship qualification last year at the Central Coast Section (CCS) finals, the two teams are looking to improve this season. Everyone has their sights set on one main goal: to finally qualify for the state championship. “This...

Brief: Girls’ cross country season ends at CCS

Brief: Girls’ cross country season ends at CCS

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Top Stories

Girls' cross country placed ninth out of 19 teams in CCS today at Crystal Springs. Neither the team nor any runners qualified for  the state meet. "It was a disappointing race," Katie Foug ('15) said. A few of the runners were still recovering from  health issues. Bryn Carlson ('16) was sick...

Cross-country finishes second in city championship behind Gunn

Cross-country finishes second in city championship behind Gunn

Anna Dukovic, Staff Writer
October 31
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ and boys’ cross-country teams finished second in the city championship at Gunn this afternoon. The Lady Vikes beat Castilleja 43-78; however, Gunn came out on top with a total of 21 points. The boys’ team lost to Gunn 21-28 points. Despite the loss, the Paly boy’s team took...

Girls’ cross-country looks forward to CCS this Saturday

Girls’ cross-country looks forward to CCS this Saturday

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School varsity girls’ cross-country team qualified for CCS on Oct. 30 and is ready to race for state qualifications this Saturday. Maryssa Sklaroff (‘13) has been happy and satisfied with the team’s performance right from the start. “This season we’ve had a lot of success...

Paly Boys’ Cross Country at Leagues

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer
November 2
Filed under Videos

The Paly boys' cross-country competed in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) El Camino on Oct. 30. The boys placed 6th overall. Nate Cook ('15) qualified to compete in the CCS final on Nov. 11.

Boys’ cross-country places eleventh at Monterey Bay Invitational

Boys’ cross-country places eleventh at Monterey Bay Invitational

Nora Rosati, Editor-in-Chief
October 20
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ cross-country team placed eleventh out of 14 teams at the North Salinas High School Monterey Bay Invitational this Friday. Placing first for the Vikings was William Kershner (‘13), who completed the 3.0 mile course in a time of 17:44.00 minutes.  Captain Ben May...

Girls’ cross-country places second at Baylands meet

Girls’ cross-country places second at Baylands meet

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Top Stories

Paly's girls' varsity cross-country team placed second at the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League Meet at the Baylands in Sunnyvale on Tuesday. Nora Rosati (‘13), Katie Foug (‘15) and Chika Kasahara (‘13), placed 12th, 15th and 16th for the Lady Vikes, respectively. Paly scored 89 points at...

Brief: boys’ cross-country places third, first, fifth, and first at Crystal Springs League Preview Meet

Brief: boys’ cross-country places third, first, fifth, and first at Crystal Springs League Preview Meet

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer
October 11
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports

Boys’ cross-country competed in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Preview Meet Tuesday, with Nate Cook ('15) anchoring Paly's fastest time for the 2.95 mile course (17:12.6) at 23rd overall and sixth in the sophomore race. The races were run by class, with the freshmen placing third, the...

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