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Girls Volleyball 2017 Season Preview

Girls Volleyball 2017 Season Preview

Ellie Jeffries, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Preview, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School girls volleyball team is gearing up for their 2017 season with their new coach Daniele Desiderio, as well as their new home gym. Desiderio previously played for Italy's national team, and has a huge amount of experience, having played both indoor and beach, professionally. ...

Boys Water Polo Preview

Boys Water Polo Preview

Nathan Seto, Josh Kasevich, Jason Shorin, and Nathan Ellisen

August 31, 2017


Filed under Preview, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

As the Boys Water Polo season crawls closer and closer, the team is working hard to prepare for the new season. Last year, the team fell to Gunn in a triple-overtime league championship game, thus ending the season in second place. They later lost in the quarterfinals of CCS. After falling s...

Football Preview

Football Preview

Zach Baumgarten, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Preview, Top Stories

The young Viking football team looks to rebound from a 4-7 record last season, and rebuild on the progress made with second year head coach Danny Sullivan. The team is brimming with a new sense of confidence, generated from their head coach. “There's no reason why we can't win our League,” head ...

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Leland 4/18

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Leland 4/18

Ellie Jeffries

April 17, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Preview, Top Stories

Palo Alto High School's girls’ lacrosse team fell twice to their rival, Los Gatos, last week. This amounted to the Vikings’ third straight loss of the season. In the upcoming week the girls look to bounce back in their game against the Leland Chargers on Tuesday (4/18). The girls are striving ...

Preview: Badminton vs. Gunn

Preview: Badminton vs. Gunn

Catey Vera

April 13, 2017


Filed under Preview, Top Stories

Paly’s badminton team is prepping to win — and redeem itself for its losses earlier this season. Led by captains Flavia Stiglich (‘17) and Michael Chau (‘18), training sessions have been both physically demanding and an opportunity for players to develop connections with one another. The latter has been particularl...

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Los Gatos 4/13

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Los Gatos 4/13

Patrick McIntosh

April 13, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Preview, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls lacrosse team were upset earlier this week to major rival Los Gatos. This was their first of the season.   As the girls team looks to rebound, they immediately get a second chance with the Wildcats of Los Gatos this Friday night. The young team aims to prove ...

History in the Making

History in the Making

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

January 8, 2016


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Columns, Preview, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Tonight marks a huge night in the Gunn-Paly extensive rivalry: Basketball Quad Night. All four teams (junior varsity boys and girls followed by varsity boys and girls) will compete against each other at Gunn’s Titan Gym. Girls varsity kicks off at 6:15 followed by the boys game at 7:45. If you are...

Girls’ Golf Preview: Striving to make it to CCS a third year in a row

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015


Filed under Golf - Girls, Preview, Top Stories

With the start of the Girls’ Golf season at Palo Alto High School, the players have been working hard to get ready for the upcoming season. Coach Doyle Knight is looking to see who will step up and fill the role of their star player Michelle Xie ('15), as she is now in college. “We recognize...

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...

Girls’ Golf Preview: Team looking to build on inaugural season

Girls’ Golf Preview: Team looking to build on inaugural season

Reuben Kramer, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Golf - Girls, Preview, Top Stories

The second year of Girls’ Golf has just started at Palo Alto High School and players are already practicing their swings, drives, and putts as the new season commences. There are big expectations for the young team after last season, their inaugural year , was a huge success for the program. The...

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