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Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer
March 19
Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boy’s tennis team won one out of two matches against Cupertino High School at home on Thursday, March 17th. The boys played two matches to make up for one that was rained out earlier in the season. Both of the teams agreed to do both matches on the same day, instead of h...

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
September 19
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

On Thursday night, the boys’ water polo team faced off the Monta Vista Matadors in its second league game of the season. Team captain Lucas Novak (‘15) was pleased with the team’s performance and ultimate defeat of the Matadors. “For most of the game we played well; our defense was definitely...

Boys’ soccer collects another win, outlasting the Matadors 2-0

Boys’ soccer collects another win, outlasting the Matadors 2-0

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer
January 23
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

Paly opened up first half play against the Monta Vista Matadors firing on all cylinders.  Forward Chris Meredith (‘13) set the tone when he netted the first goal of the game en route to Paly's 2-0 victory over the Matadors. “Chris is always tough,” Viking head coach Briggs said about Meredith....

Column: Where the fans at?!

Column: Where the fans at?!

Sam Borsos, Managing Editor
October 6
Filed under Columns, Top Stories, Volleyball

It’s a typical Thursday night. After catching up on my DVR episode of Modern Family and easily blowing off my homework until 6:45 p.m., I head to the Palo Alto High School big gym to watch some quality volleyball. Paly vs. Monta Vista. Game time. As the Lady Vikes crush the Matadors 20-7 in the...

Girls’ tennis falls to Saratoga 1-6

Girls’ tennis falls to Saratoga 1-6

Hilda Huang, Staff Writer
September 15
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School varsity girls’ tennis team lost to Saratoga 1-6 today, falling to consistent baseline playing. The Lady Vikes are rebounding from a tough week, according to head coach Andy Harader. They played Monta Vista and Saratoga, two of the league’s strongest teams, early in the...

Girls’ soccer falls to Monta Vista, 2-0

Nathan Norimoto and Skylar Dorosin
March 2
Filed under Soccer - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (4-5) lost to Monta Vista 2-0 Wednesday afternoon in its second league game of the season. The team’s difficulty with connecting passes and finishing shots was a deciding factor in the loss. "I believe we didn't make the right passes, and I think...

Wrestling team defeats Monta Vista, 39-33

Wrestling team defeats Monta Vista, 39-33

Emy Kelty, Marina Foley, and Alan Lamarque
January 12
Filed under Wrestling

The Paly wrestling team narrowly defeated the Monta Vista Matadors, 39-33, on Tuesday night at Monta Vista. The Paly wrestling team narrowly defeated the Monta Vista Matadors, 39-33, on Tuesday night at Monta Vista. Heading into the dual, the Vikings expected a positive outcome. However, in the e...

Volleyball wins second league match over Monta Vista

Sam Borsos and Paige Borsos, Staff Writer
September 24
Filed under Fall Sports, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity volleyball team (20-0, 2-0) breezed through its first week of league play, defeating Monta Vista (10-7, 0-1) at home on Thursday, after a win on Tuesday at Los Altos High School. Despite struggling against Monta Vista's defense at the start of the match,...

Boys’ water polo falls to Monta Vista, 10-4

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
September 22
Filed under Fall Sports, Video, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys’ water polo team (1-2-0) suffered a disappointing loss against Monta Vista (2-0-0), 10-4, on Tuesday night at Paly. The Matadors jumped off to a frenzied start as their utility player and captain Alex Bagdasarian ('11) scored three goals against the Vikings in the...

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