Working as a Unit

Kevin Kannappan, Staff Writer

October 18, 2010

Filed under Features, Football

They are the biggest, strongest, and toughest players on the field, yet they get the least attention.  When watching a football game, fans hardly ever look at the offensive line.  Instead, their minds are focused on the running backs, receivers and quarterbacks, who get most of the accolades, while...

Owens’ Witte’s and Moses’ Discuss Different Aspects of their Sibling Rivalries

Alana Schwartz, Staff Writer

October 18, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Football, Volleyball

The 2009 women’s Wimbledon grand slam finals were set to start just like every other year. The stands were filled, tickets sold out. Fans waited anxiously for the match to start. But that year something was different − the finalists were sisters, Serena and Venus Williams. The match ended in two sets ...

Concussions, Second Impact Syndrome and CIF Bylaw 313 in High School Sports

John Dickerson, Nathan Norimoto, Mariah Philips

October 12, 2010

Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Football, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Imagine your body being slammed into artificial turf by a 200 pound linebacker wearing a helmet with padding as hard as wood. Imagine your head smacking the ground, then whipping back into place, all in under a second. Ask Palo Alto High School offensive tackle Michael Lyzwa ('12) how it feels. Actually,...

Now and Then

Now and Then

Sam Maliska, Business Manager

October 11, 2009

Filed under Features, Football

Exactly two years, seven months, and 23 days after the Palo Alto varsity football team fell to Orange Lutheran High School in the California State Championship, varsity football head coach Earl Hansen and this year's squad stepped onto the field for the inaugural practice of the 2009 season. Donning...