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Boys’ water polo season preview

Boys’ water polo season preview

Max Jung-Goldberg, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto boys water polo season is nearing, and the team is hard at work in preparation for the new season.   Last year the team fell just short after a tough loss to Saint Francis in the Central Coast Section playoffs. That has not stopped them from getting off to a great start to the 2016 sea...

Girls’ tennis preview

Girls’ tennis preview

Sabrina Hall, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories

After finishing last season with a hard fought, but ultimately losing record, Palo Alto girls tennis team is now playing in the lower division (El Camino) and hopes to dominate. The Lady Vikes main goal is to bring home a league championship and make it to the CCS playoffs. With many seniors acting as...

Cross country season preview

Cross country season preview

Nick Smallwood, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams are gearing up for their season with new coach, Michael Davidson. Kelsey Feeley, the former coach of the cross country team, decided to step down after the 2015 season because of the time commitment she had as a coach. That being s...

Volleyball season preview

Volleyball season preview

Hayley Levine, Staff Writer

August 30, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ volleyball team is gearing up in preparation for the 2016 season. The team will be led by coach, Jekara Wilson, who’s in her second year as the varsity coach. “This is my second season with the same coach at Paly, which is going to be a good thing,” Katie Pa...

Football takes down Patterson 25-12 in the season opener

Football takes down Patterson 25-12 in the season opener

Dillon Scheel, Staff Writer

August 27, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Palo Alto holds strong after a shutout first half at home to beat Patterson 25-12 on Friday, August 26. “It feels good. I’m proud of the way we played,” said Jordan Schilling (‘17) of his first start at the quarterback position. The Vikings started with a run heavy offense, relying hea...

Football season preview

Football season preview

Dillon Scheel, Staff Writer

August 26, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories

After an offseason full of preparation, the Palo Alto Vikings Football team is set to kick off their season at home this Friday night, August 26 against Patterson High School. This will be the Viking’s first regular season action under new head coach Danny Sullivan, who noted that Patterson is a tou...

Girls’ Water Polo season ends at CCS against Leland

Girls’ Water Polo season ends at CCS against Leland

Samuel Desré, News Editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Girls’ Water Polo lost to Leland High School 12-5, in the semifinals of the Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament at Gunn High School. The game started out well for the Vikings with a great shot by sophomore Sabrina Hall followed by a goal of senior Alina Drebin. Lealand tied the game up with only...

Volleyball wins their first CCS game in three sets against Sequoia

Volleyball wins their first CCS game in three sets against Sequoia

Ryan Chang and Christian Rider

November 12, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

In the first round of the Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament, the Paly volleyball team beat Sequoia High School in three sets. The first set was neck and neck between the two squads at 3-3. The tie was broken by the Vikings who went on a 9-2 streak. A Fiona Green ace from service lead to a 25-14...

Girls Volleyball Lose In 5 Sets To Los Gatos On Senior Night

Girls Volleyball Lose In 5 Sets To Los Gatos On Senior Night

Ryan Chang and Jamie Cullen

November 4, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Palo Alto volleyball faced the Los Gatos Wildcats on senior night. The Vikings lost a nail biter after five sets. The Vikings started slow, losing the first set 25-16 and losing the second set 25-21. The Vikings came back strong in the next set getting a 15-8 lead. They eventually won the third set...

Girls Volleyball Defeats Rival Gunn Titans

Girls Volleyball Defeats Rival Gunn Titans

Peter Snodgrass and Christian Rider

October 29, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Lady Viking sweeps rival Gunn in three straight sets, from an outstanding performance by Chelsea Fan (‘18).  The Lady Vikes dominated the first set 25-12 with Fiona Green (‘17), Claire Dennis (‘16,) and Chelsea Fan, each contributing multiple kills in the set. In the second set, the Vikings...

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