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Full Court Stress

Full Court Stress

Lauren Koyama and Quinn Knoblock
February 18, 2016
Filed under Columns

Wake up. Go to school. Study. Sleep. Repeat. As the end of the semester approaches, this seems to be the daily life of many high school students. The overload of school work and stress without the proper rest needed for a healthy lifestyle leads students to become consumed by anxiety and stress. As...

History in the Making

History in the Making

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor
January 8, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Columns, Preview, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Tonight marks a huge night in the Gunn-Paly extensive rivalry: Basketball Quad Night. All four teams (junior varsity boys and girls followed by varsity boys and girls) will compete against each other at Gunn’s Titan Gym. Girls varsity kicks off at 6:15 followed by the boys game at 7:45. If you are...

Girls’ basketball defeats the Mountain View Spartans 53-40

Girls’ basketball defeats the Mountain View Spartans 53-40

Zoe Bhargava and Gillian Chryst
January 24, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Friday night, girls’ basketball triumphed over Mountain View 53-40. The Vikings’ win secured their fifth league win and they have remained undefeated. Tonight’s performance was a big team win and the Lady Vikes were happy with their performance. “I was very proud of our team, shots weren’t...

Girls’ basketball outlasts Saratoga 57-44

Girls’ basketball outlasts Saratoga 57-44

Isaac Kasevich and Michael Pappas
January 14, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls’ basketball defeated Saratoga 57-44 at Paly on Wednesday evening. Lauren Koyama (‘17) led the charge for the Lady Vikes, pouring in 12 points on four three-pointers. Courtney Lovely (‘16) and Alexis Harris (‘17) also contributed double-digit points. Koyama was pleased with...

Girls’ basketball comes from behind to defeat Mountain View 57-54

Girls’ basketball comes from behind to defeat Mountain View 57-54

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
March 2, 2014
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly Girls’ basketball team outlasted the Mountain View Spartans 57-54 at Gunn High School late Saturday afternoon in the CCS Division I quarterfinals. After going one and one against the Spartans in the regular season, the Vikings came from behind in the fourth quarter to secure a spot in the CCS s...

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer
December 10, 2013
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School Girls’ basketball team dominated Wesley College 68-31 in Vikings territory on Tuesday evening. The Vikings’ strong offensive side contributed to the constant lead they maintained throughout the game. In the first quarter, the Lady Vikes immediately grabbed a lead of seven...

Brief: Girls’ basketball triumphs on Senior Night

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer
February 9, 2013
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

After a 10 minute ceremony honoring the team's three seniors, Josie Butler ('13), Annie Susco ('13), and Stephanie Allen ('13),  the Lady Vikes (8-12) were  topped the Los Gatos Wildcats (6-15) 44-38. The Vikings took a quick lead in the first quarter with two quick baskets from Butler and Charlotte...

Girls’ basketball takes CCS championship with third victory over Gunn this season

Gracie Marshall and Mark Raftrey
March 11, 2011
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls' basketball team (22-4, 12-0) completed a three-peat with its victory in the Central Coast Section (CCS) championship against Gunn High School (19-6, 9-3) last night at the Leavey Center in Santa Clara. The top-seeded Vikings defeated the No. 3 Titans for the thir...

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