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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 ...

Girls’ water polo secures a win against Los Altos, beating the Eagles 3-2

Girls’ water polo secures a win against Los Altos, beating the Eagles 3-2

Alex Murray and Michael Pappas
October 2
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto girls’ water polo team pulled off a comeback Thursday afternoon, beating the Los Altos Eagles 3-2. It was a game of two halves for Palo Alto who, after going into halftime down a goal, was able to score 3 goals and secure the victory. With the win, the Lady Vikes moved into third place...

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...

Girls’ water polo season preview

Sammy Solomon, News Editor
September 4
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Water Polo - Girls

After advancing to the second round of the Central Coast Section Championships (CCS) last year, the girls’ water polo team hopes to improve on a 9-6 league record and to reappear at CCS. With the loss of leading scorers Shannon Scheel (‘12) and Stanford recruit Skylar Dorosin (‘12), the team lo...

Baseball wins first game against Los Altos in SCVAL championship, 6-2

Baseball wins first game against Los Altos in SCVAL championship, 6-2

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer
May 9
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School baseball team beat Los Altos 6-2, Tuesday afternoon to take the lead in the three game series for the SCVAL championship.  The Vikings took the lead in the first inning, when they scored their first two runs. In the bottom of the fourth they started a rally and scored three...

Gymnastics starts out with a one-girl show in SF (Brief)

Gymnastics starts out with a one-girl show in SF (Brief)

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
April 18
Filed under Gymnastics, Spring Sports, Top Stories

In their first meet of their third season, Paly gymnastics was only able to send out one competitor, Sarah Miller ('12), onto the floor competing at the varsity level. Sophie Jorasch ('12), the team's other varsity girl, did not participate due to a sprained ankle sustained during practice. Miller...

Paly boys’ track and field beats Los Altos, 70-52

Paly boys’ track and field beats Los Altos, 70-52

Nora Rosati, Staff writer
March 22
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track & Field

Paly boys’ track and field beat Los Altos high school 70-52 this Thursday at the Los Altos field on a windy afternoon. The Vikings had a discouraging start with a disqualification for a lane technicality in the 4x100 meter relay. This resulted in a five point deficit for Paly. “We made  a lot of ...

Boys’ varsity tennis falls to Los Altos 5-2

Boys’ varsity tennis falls to Los Altos 5-2

Sammy Solomon, Staff Writer
February 29
Filed under Spring Sports, Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ tennis team lost to the Los Altos Wildcats, 2-5 today at home. With a quick win by number one singles player Nicky Hu (‘12) the Vikings were off to a solid start with a 1-0 lead. However, after injuring his back in today’s match, Blake Smith (‘14) had to retire his...

Girls’ water polo falls to Los Altos in SCVAL quarterfinals, 9-3

Girls’ water polo falls to Los Altos in SCVAL quarterfinals, 9-3

Nina Kelty, staff writer
November 5
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team fell to Los Altos High School Friday night in the SCVAL Tournament quarterfinals, ending their run to play in Championship game. The night before the Lady Vikes beat Wilcox 15-6 in the first round of the league tournament.  With this momentum Paly looked...

Girls’ Tennis loses to Los Altos 3-4

Girls’ Tennis loses to Los Altos 3-4

Hilda Huang, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Set to tall shadows and dissonant chords, the Palo Alto High School girls' tennis team lost in a close match to Los Altos 3-4. No. 1 single Aashli Budhiraja ('14) defaulted mid-second set due to a leg injury that caused her to lose her last seven games straight. However, No. 2 single Felicia Wang ('14) and No. 3...

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