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Paly Varsity Cross Country succeeds at SCVAL League meet

Nathan Ellisen, Head Columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Cross-Country - Girls, Top Stories

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 with a score of 81, tying with rival Los Altos. The girls team finished in second with a score of...

Cross Country 2018 Season Preview

Cross Country 2018 Season Preview

Lincoln Bloom and Ryan Bara

August 29, 2018


Filed under 2018/19, Cross-Country - Boys, Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Top Stories

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 underclassmen, the runners are looking forward to a fruitful fall season. The Palo Alto cross ...

Cross Country Season Preview

Cross Country Season Preview

Nathan Ellisen, Jason Shorin, and Ryan Strathearn

August 31, 2017


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Cross-Country - Girls, Top Stories

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 and really put Paly on the map as a top cross country team. Reaching such heights this year could be dif...

Girls Cross Country Preview

Girls Cross Country Preview

Peter Snodgrass, Staff Writer

September 7, 2015


Filed under Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Preview, Top Stories

After the loss of key runners either from injury or graduation, Girls Cross Country hopes to rebound with strong running from their underclassmen this year. “We have a group of fourteen seniors who are going to need to step up.  We also have a very good crop of sophomores, who ran very well in...

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

Bryn Carlson and Katie Foug

November 12, 2014


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports

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 El Camino League led by Lucas Matison (‘15). Matison ran at an average mile pace of 5:15, taking...

No exclusions

No exclusions

Hayley Poore and Reuben Kramer

November 12, 2014


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Cross-Country - Girls, Features, Top Stories

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 stay in shape, others do it for the sole purpose of getting a prep. Cross country does not require...

Cross-country preview: racing to victory

Cross-country preview: racing to victory

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer

August 27, 2014


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

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. Everyone has their sights set on one main goal: to finally qualify for the state championship. “This...

Brief: Girls’ cross country season ends at CCS

Brief: Girls’ cross country season ends at CCS

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

November 16, 2013


Filed under Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Top Stories

Girls' cross country placed ninth out of 19 teams in CCS today at Crystal Springs. Neither the team nor any runners qualified for  the state meet. "It was a disappointing race," Katie Foug ('15) said. A few of the runners were still recovering from  health issues. Bryn Carlson ('16) was sick...

Girls’ cross-country preview: a year for redemption

Girls’ cross-country preview: a year for redemption

Anna Dukovic, Staff Writer

September 4, 2013


Filed under Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Top Stories

A new year, a new team. Just like every other fall sport at Palo Alto High School, girls’ cross-country  has many new faces. The Lady Vikes are aiming high, in the hopes of accomplishing what they failed to do last season: qualify for state competition. “This year of course we want to improve ...

Boys’ and girls’ cross-country schedule announced

Boys’ and girls’ cross-country schedule announced

September 4, 2013


Filed under Calendar, Cross-Country - Boys, Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Top Stories

Date Day Opponent Location Time/Score 08/30/12  Thursday  Gunn Alum  Gunn HS  3:25 PM  09/15/12  Saturday  Lowell Invitational  Golden Gate Park  9:00 AM  09/25/12  Tuesday  SCVAL Central Park  Santa Clara  3:15 PM  09/29/12  Saturday  Stanford Invitational  Stanford Golf Course...

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