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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...

Boys’ basketball season ends in disappointing 2nd round CCS loss to Santa Teresa

Boys’ basketball season ends in disappointing 2nd round CCS loss to Santa Teresa

Maddy Atwater and Isaac Kasevich
February 26, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Paly Athletic Awards, Photography, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto Varsity boy’s basketball team’s season ended Thursday night after a 69-60 loss to Santa Teresa High School (San Jose, Calif.) in the 2nd round of the Central Coast Section Division 1 playoffs. Santa Teresa dominated the game from the start, thanks in large part to exceptional deep-ball...

Boys’ soccer ties Santa Clara, 0-0

Boys’ soccer ties Santa Clara, 0-0

Alex Murray, Staff Writer
January 10, 2014
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

In a game with many chances for them to score, the Vikings were unable to put away any of them and get the win. The Vikings started the game well with captains Cina Vazir (‘14) and Wesley Woo (‘15) dominating the ball. “We were playing well in the first half,” Assistant Coach Amir Malekpour said. ...

Girls’ soccer drops tough battle to Sacred Heart Prep, 1-0

Girls’ soccer drops tough battle to Sacred Heart Prep, 1-0

Ami Drez, Staff writer
December 1, 2012
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

This Friday night The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity soccer team lost a tough battle to Sacred Heart Prep (SHP), 1-0 at Paly.The majority of the first half was a defensive battle. Paly's attack had multiple scoring opportunities, but the girls couldn't seem to find the back of the net.  With le...

Summer cut short

Summer cut short

Annemarie Drez, Staff writer
October 10, 2012
Filed under Columns, Top Stories

Would anyone rather spend seven hours in a classroom than enjoy the late summer weather? Probably not.  A shortened 2012 summer meant less time for students to relax, hang out with friends or get their tans on. However, there is another side to the abridged summer. Aside from the loss of time to r...

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