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Girls’ basketball falls to Dublin 55-49 in 1st round of NorCal tournament

Girls’ basketball falls to Dublin 55-49 in 1st round of NorCal tournament

Meredith Kinnaman, Kylie Callan, and Talia Malchin
March 9, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto Girls’ Basketball fell to Dublin High School at Gunn this Wednesday, March 9th in the first round of the NorCal Tournament, ending their season. Senior Courtney Lovely (‘16) comments on the end of her basketball career at Paly and evaluates the season as a whole. “I think [our ... Read more »

Boys’ basketball falls to Los Gatos 53-50

Talia Malchin and Quinn Knoblock
February 28, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys’ basketball faced Los Gatos High School last Friday, Feb 19 merely falling 53-50 to the Cats. The Viks are now 7-5 in league standings, and 16-8 overall. The Vikings started out of the gate leading the game 4-0. Both Jack Simison (‘17) and Justin Hull (‘16) were fouled, but each bounc... Read more »

Girls’ soccer defeats Sacred Heart Prep 5-1

Girls’ soccer defeats Sacred Heart Prep 5-1

Nikki Merkle-Raymond, Staff Writer
February 8, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Vikings blew the Sacred Heart Gators out of the water with a 5-1 defeat. The Sacred Heart gators and our Paly Vikings went head-to-head in a game in Monday. The Gators came out strong and scored the first goal of the first half leaving the score 1-0. The Lady Vikes soon returned the fav... Read more »

Boys’ basketball trumps Fremont 54-44

Boys’ basketball trumps Fremont 54-44

Skylar Burris and Kylie Callan
February 7, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys’ basketball triumphed over Fremont High School 54-44 at home on Saturday, Feb. 6. They are now 4-4 in league and 13-7 overall. William Schlemmer (‘18) credits his team’s success to how well they worked together. “I think [the game] went really well because we came together as a team... Read more »

Girls’ soccer falls to Mountain View 2-0

Girls’ soccer falls to Mountain View 2-0

Steven Marinkovich and Peter Snodgrass
February 6, 2016
Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports

In a battle between the the top two teams in the league, Girls' soccer fell to Mountain View by the score of 2-0 on Friday afternoon. This was the Vikings’ first loss of the season. The game started out fairly even, with each team controlling possession for a little bit with neither side creating... Read more »

Girls basketball triumphs over Saratoga 48-37

Girls basketball triumphs over Saratoga 48-37

Talia Malchin and Haley Chalmers
February 3, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto Girls Basketball faced the Saratoga Falcons this Tuesday, February 2nd and pulled out a 48-37 win. Coach Scott Peters was pleased with their exhibition of defensive skills. “I thought our pace and energy on defense was very good. Defensively we really made them work.” Peters said. ... Read more »

Girl’s basketball defeats Gunn 40-26

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer
January 30, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto Girl’s basketball defeated their crosstown rival Gunn on Friday night with a score of 40-26.   The Vikings started off the game down. At the end of the first quarter, Paly was down 8-10, but it was nothing they couldn’t come back from.   Starting their second quarter... Read more »

Boys’ Basketball falls to Gunn 72-59

Lauren Koyama and Skylar Burris
January 30, 2016
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... Read more »

Boys basketball drops game to Wilcox 79-66

Boys basketball drops game to Wilcox 79-66

Bryan Look, Staff Writer
January 28, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys Basketball drops tough game to Wilcox 79-66 Paly’s Boys Basketball team lost a disappointing game to the Wilcox Chargers by a final score of 79-66. The Vikings  jumped out to an early lead as Miles Tention (‘17) hit two early three’s with other scoring from Max Dorward (‘18) and Jack ... Read more »

Boys’ soccer ties Los Gatos 2-2

Boys’ soccer ties Los Gatos 2-2

Steven Marinkovich and Peter Snodgrass
January 27, 2016
Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly boys’ soccer team tied Los Gatos 2-2 on Wednesday afternoon. The game started out pretty slow with neither team having many clear cut shots on goal in the first half. The possession was fairly even and the majority of the game was played in the middle of the field with each team controlling... Read more »

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