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Cross Country 2019 Season Preview

Cross Country 2019 Season Preview
September 2, 2019

The Warriors couldn't do it. The Heat couldn't do it. Can the Paly cross country team do it? A three-peat is considered one of the most impressive achievements in sports, yet few have been able to reach...

Fall Recap and Records

Cross country runners line up after the SCVAL Championship meet. Photo Courtesy of Bhusan Gupta, https://www.flickr.com/people/bhusangupta/
November 30, 2018

Paly fall sports have officially come to an end, leaving behind historical records and exciting breakthroughs. Carried by new coaches, fresh talent, and team-wide dedication, the Vikings have once again...

Fall Recap and Records

November 30, 2018

Paly fall sports have officially come to an end, leaving behind historical records and exciting breakthroughs. Carried by new coaches, fresh talent, and team-wide dedication, the Vikings have once again...

Paly Varsity Cross Country succeeds at SCVAL League meet

September 25, 2018

The Paly Boys and Girls Cross Country placed well in the SCVAL leagues first cluster meet Tuesday. The boys team finished tied for first place among the 14 teams participating. The Vikings finished...

Cross Country 2018 Season Preview

Gretchen Berndt ('21) at last season's Crystal Spring's SCVAL Championship.
August 29, 2018

The reigning league champions of the cross country team are hungry to dominate the XC scene once again. With returning head coach Michael Davidson and a strong squad of talented seniors and up-and-coming...

Cross Country Season Preview

Cross Country Season Preview
August 31, 2017

The Palo Alto vikings cross country team is looking to follow up last year’s strong season after placing 2nd in CCS and advancing to the state finals. This year’s goal is to return to the state finals...

Brief: Boys’ cross country places second at CCS

Brief: Boys' cross country places second at CCS
November 16, 2014

Boys' cross country advanced to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship meet after placing second in today's Central Coast Section (CCS) championship meet at Toro Park in Salinas,...

Boys’ and girls’ cross country teams move on to CCS

November 12, 2014

Both the boys’ and girls’ cross country teams advance to CCS after competing at the SCVAL Championships Tuesday at the 2.95 mile long Crystal Springs course. The boys’ team finished first in the...

No exclusions

Runners on the girls’ varsity cross country team pose with coach Paul Jones. There are 52 athletes on the roster and many of them have a passion for running.
November 12, 2014

Many people play a sport for one reason: they fall in love with the game.  Cross country, however, attracts runners for a variety of reasons.  While some do it because they enjoy running and want to...

Cross-country preview: racing to victory

Boys' runners Kent Slaney ('17), Lucas Novak ('15) and Kai Oda ('17) start off their SCVAL championship race at Crystal Springs. The boys went on to qualify for CCS finals last year. Photo courtesy of Malcolm Slaney.
August 27, 2014

After both boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams placed outside of state championship qualification last year at the Central Coast Section (CCS) finals, the two teams are looking to improve this season....

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