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Boys’ Basketball falls to Gunn 72-59

Lauren Koyama and Skylar Burris
January 30
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team (12-7, 3-4) fell to cross-town rival Gunn High School (13-1, 4-1) 72-57 last Friday on Quad Night at Gunn High School. This was the first loss the boys basketball team has had to Gunn since 2009. The Vikings’ started off the game slow, letting the...

The Serene Sport

The Serene Sport

Mira Ahmad
March 9
Filed under Features

All athletes know what it feels like to be sore. Whether it is because of a tournament, practice, tryouts, all athletes have rolled out of bed with tight hamstrings, sore arms and aching feet before spending the day hobbling from class to class, unable to laugh because of sore abs. Luckily, ther...

Fake it till you make it: flopping in sports

Brennan Miller and Mira Ahmad
March 4
Filed under Features

In the summer of 2010 all eyes were focused on Johannesburg, South Africa. The first world cup to take place in South Africa brought forth new levels of soccer, new numbers of fans and a newly renewed tactic of...flopping? Throughout the World Cup, the greatest soccer stars were throwing themselves...

Palo Alto High School Male Athlete of the Year: Joc Pederson

Palo Alto High School Male Athlete of the Year: Joc Pederson

Gracie Marshall, Multimedia Editor
June 1
Filed under Baseball, Featured Athlete, Profiles

It is hard to find a good thing to say about a 35-13 loss. Taking a beating in their second game on September 19, 2009 after their 48-21 win over Burlingame a week earlier, the players on the Palo Alto High School varsity football team walked off the field with their heads down after their loss against...

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