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Brown and Lin continue their brothers’ legacies

Brown and Lin continue their brothers’ legacies

Brandon Dukovic, Photo Editor

November 11, 2010

On March 17th, 2006, the Palo Alto High School boys' varsity basketball team amassed a 24-1 record in regular season games, culminating in the state championship. Few people expected them to go that far, even fewer expected them to win. At Arco Arena in Sacramento against the Mater Dei Monarchs, Kevin...

Boys’ Cross Country Runner Nikolai Solgaard is a Competitor

Kevin Kannappan, Staff Writer

November 2, 2010

Stride after stride, junior cross-country runner Nikolai Solgaard ('12) treks through another six mile practice. Solgaard knows that he cannot rest after a long week of core workouts and hill runs. He has a meet the next day in which he is expected to finish first for the Palo Alto High School Vikings. Though...

JUDOn’t want to mess

Mary Albertolle

October 10, 2010

In most sports, a competitor losing consciousness usually causes uproar. But in the sport judo, Ryan Oshima ('12) regularly hooks his arm under his opponent's to knock him out. Oshima, only a sophomore, excels in both wrestling and judo by blending moves from each of his sports into a unique style....

Female Athlete of the Year: Gracie Cain

Mariah Philips, Skylar Dorosin

June 10, 2010

On every team there is a playmaker, an athlete who gets the glory for the game winning plays or the best stats. But behind that player, in order for a team to be successful, there has to be a player of equal talent, who may get less acclaim, but makes the big plays that often become forgotten. The ...

Palo Alto High School Male Athlete of the Year: Joc Pederson

Palo Alto High School Male Athlete of the Year: Joc Pederson

Gracie Marshall, Multimedia Editor

June 1, 2010

It is hard to find a good thing to say about a 35-13 loss. Taking a beating in their second game on September 19, 2009 after their 48-21 win over Burlingame a week earlier, the players on the Palo Alto High School varsity football team walked off the field with their heads down after their loss against...

Palo Alto High School student Wes Rapaport stays involved with sports though his playing days are over

Mariah Philips

April 19, 2010

It seems as if every sports story always starts the same way. Boy meets game, boy plays game, boy loves game. But Wes Rapaport's story takes a different path. While under the Friday night lights when the Paly football team storms the field or in the gym below the dim, buzzing lights, Rapaport is n...

Wrestler Ryan Oshima (’12) has high expectations for his next three years on varsity

Wrestler Ryan Oshima (’12) has high expectations for his next three years on varsity

Mary Albertolle, Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2009

In most sports, a competitor losing consciousness usually causes uproar. But in the sport judo, Ryan Oshima ('12) regularly hooks his arm under his opponent's to knock him out. Oshima, only a sophomore, excels in both wrestling and judo by blending moves from each of his sports into a unique style....

Female Underclassman of the Year: Emy Kelty

Female Underclassman of the Year: Emy Kelty

Brandon Dukovic, Photo Editor

June 10, 2009

The ball drops on a badly timed pass and players swarm from all over the field to make the recovery, one player gets there first. With others still hustling to drop their sticks to the ground position, Emy Kelty (โ€™12) swoops down and takes possession of the ball, creating yet another offensive opportunity...

Coach of the Year: Jen Gray

Christine Chang, Staff Writer

June 5, 2009

It's hard making something from nothing. Just ask Palo Alto High School girls' varsity lacrosse coach, Jen Gray. Two years ago, Gray took the lead of Paly's newly born lacrosse program. The team ended its first season with a record of 2-10. After a dramatic turn around, the team ended the 2009 season...

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