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Girls’ soccer takes down Menlo-Atherton 5-0

Girls’ soccer takes down Menlo-Atherton 5-0

Haley Chalmers, Peter Snodgrass, and Steven Marinkovich
December 3, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

Girls' soccer comfortably took down Menlo-Atherton on Saturday afternoon by the final score of 5-0.   Despite the final score, the game started out with Menlo-Atherton dominating most of the possession and chances. They had two very good opportunities on goal to give themselves the lead early,... Read more »

Play boys’ soccer dominates over Milpitas 9-0

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

Paly boys’ soccer triumphed over Milpitas High School with a final score of 9-0. Within the first three minutes of the first half of the game, Jason Shorin (‘19) scored the first of the nine goals. Shortly after, Neil Verwillow (‘17) made two goals, both from free kicks off of penalties from Mil... Read more »

Paly girls’ soccer defeats Woodside 3-0 in season opener

Dillon Scheel and Nick Smallwood
November 28, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikings’ girls soccer team looked strong in their season opener with a 3-0 victory against Woodside. Right out of the gate the Vikings had the ball moving. In the opening minutes of the game a flurry of nice passes left Tess Preising (‘17) with a solid shot on goal that was deflected by the g... Read more »

Girl’s Water Polo Loses 5-2 Against Rival Gunn

Girl’s Water Polo Loses 5-2 Against Rival Gunn

Max Jung-Goldberg, Staff Writer
September 13, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The lady Vikings water polo team fell to cross town rival, the Gunn Titans, 5-2 at Gunn High School on Tuesday night. The Vikings had plenty of shots on goal throughout the entirety of the game but could not capitalize.  That along with an early Gunn lead, where they scored four of their five go... Read more »

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 »

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