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Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

March 30
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Despite a strong defensive effort led by pitcher Justin Hull (‘16), who had six strikeouts and pitched a complete game, the Vikings fell short of the Los Altos Eagles 1-0 in today’s matchup. Both teams started slow on the bats, but the Eagles quickly changed that. In the second inning Los Altos ...

Boys’ basketball upsets Los Altos, 55-51

Boys’ basketball upsets Los Altos, 55-51

Sheila Subramanian and Gillian Chryst
February 6
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The boys’ basketball team won victory over the undefeated Los Altos Eagles on Wednesday night to advance to an overall league record of 5-2. “I thought that was the best we played all season especially on the defensive end. We got a ton of stops especially in the 4th quarter,” shooting guard ...

Boys’ Water Polo falls to Los Altos, 12-11

Boys’ Water Polo falls to Los Altos, 12-11

Ami Drez, Staff Writer
October 23
Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

On a chilly Tuesday evening under the pool lights, the Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity water polo team fell short to Los Altos, 12-11 in overtime. The stands were filled with parents, cheerleaders and fellow Paly students, who came out to support the six seniors in their last home game. From...

The great debate: Should NFL teams play their starters in the preseason?

The great debate: Should NFL teams play their starters in the preseason?

Jonny Glazier, Austin Poore, Columnist, Features Editor
September 3
Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Great Debate, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Throughout the NFL preseason, teams are faced with the difficult decision regarding how much they should play their stars, if at all, in the meaningless warm-up games. The issue has spawned heated debate among analysts, fans and even Viking staffers whose strong opinions differ regarding this complex ...

DeSean Jackson visits Paly

DeSean Jackson visits Paly

Alan Lamarque and Nathan Norimoto, Web Editor, Editor-In-Chief
May 20
Filed under College Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Football, Top Stories

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver and two-time Pro Bowler, DeSean Jackson, came to Palo Alto High School Friday afternoon, to speak to students about his life and provide motivation for a brighter future. Jackson was accompanied by Pittsburgh Steeler Donovon Warren, and his older brother Byron Jack...

DeSean Jackson at Paly?!

DeSean Jackson at Paly?!

Michael Cullen, Columnist
May 20
Filed under Blogs, Football, Pro Sports, Top Stories

When rumors start making their way through the student body, they are generally a joke or fib that snowball into a fullblown conversation topic. So when I heard from a reliable source that Desean Jackson was coming to our school, I was ready to go find the little twerp who would start such an absurd...

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