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BREAKING NEWS: Outdoor Workouts Suspended

BREAKING NEWS: Outdoor Workouts Suspended
November 18, 2020

The Paly Season 1 Athletics Meeting that was scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled to 12/9 at 7:30pm and all outdoor workouts are suspended starting 11/18.  According to a statement released...

Viking Tries Fantasy Football

Viking Tries Fantasy Football
October 14, 2020

For those who don’t know how fantasy works, each team consists of players that they draft or pick up off the waivers. Every week each team plays another team comparing the stats of the whole team. For...

Comeback Player

Comeback Player
Alex Smith went from being one of the most respected quarterbacks in the NFL to a tragic player following a gruesome injury that nearly took his life. Not many would recover, nonetheless play again, but Smith doesn't play with doubts.
October 14, 2020

It was a gloomy day in Landover, Maryland where the then Washington Redskins are set to take on the Houston Texans in a crucial mid season game. The date is November 18th, 2018. It is 3rd & 9 from...

Intro Package Fall 2020

Intro Package Fall 2020
October 14, 2020

Talk about the end of an era

Tom Brady
June 2, 2020

Dynasties often rise and fall, either due to players leaving, poor management, or newer, fresher teams on the come up. Such seems to be the case for the New England Patriots. With the departure of future...

Butterfly Effect

Butterfly Effect
February 20, 2020

Tuck Rule Everybody knows the Tuck Rule play: young Tom Brady trying to lead a drive down the field to tie the game against the Raiders in the divisional round of the 2002 playoffs. As soon as the play...

> Athlete: Giving Players a Chance to be More

> Athlete: Giving Players a Chance to be More
With California being the first state to pass a bill that allows college athletes to get paid with regulations, Stanford football hosts their first ever camp run by the athletes themselves. Their first camp, held at Hillview Middle School, had a huge show out of young athletes who look up to these players at the collegiate level.
February 20, 2020

“The arms will take you; the arms will set you free!” Treyjohn Butler says, cupping his hands around an imaginary football as young players individually sprint out at him. Ten feet in they make a sharp...

Students of The Game

Students of The Game
Behind every touchdown catch or third-down stop, there is a level of mental preparation that fans don't see. Many people believe that physical practice is the most prominent cause for on-field success, but one of the most important aspects of preparation takes place not on the field, but in front of a screen. Watching film is instrumental in team improvement, and can give players who watch-students of the game-a competitive edge.
November 12, 2019

On Tuesday afternoons during the fall sports season, the Paly football field, normally the site of an intense football practice with focused coaches, sweating players, high-level competition, and hard...

Vikings make 36-7 win look easy on Homecoming night

Junacio Henley runs the ball.
November 2, 2019

With around nine minutes remaining in the first quarter, Junacio Henley (‘20) scored a 62 yard touchdown off a punt return. The game didn’t get much closer than that for the remaining 39 minutes, as...

Paly Boys Water Polo beats Los Gatos in SCVAL Playoffs

Sophomore Nick Hoffs prepares to shoot on the goal.
October 30, 2019

The Paly boys water polo team beat league rival Los Gatos with a score of 10-8 in the first game of the 2019 SCVAL playoffs thanks to a strong defensive performance. The game was close throughout, with...

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