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Emily Wood: 10 Years of Lacrosse

Emily Wood: 10 Years of Lacrosse

Mallory Kuppe and Lauren Daniel

December 16, 2018


Filed under 2018/19, Featured Athlete, Lacrosse - Girls, Profiles, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Playing the same sport for many years allows one to really get to know the sport well. 10 years after stepping on to the lacrosse field for the first time and months before stepping on the Paly lacrosse field for the last time, Emily Wood (‘19) knows the sport of lacrosse like the back of her hand. D...

Jack Callaghan: Diving Phenom

Nathan Ellisen and Jack Such

December 15, 2018


Filed under Swimming - Boys, Top Stories

During the 2012 London Olympics, David Boudia of the United States faced off against Qiu Bo of China in the diving finals. In attendance was Jack Callaghan (‘19) and his family. Although Callaghan had never seen a diving event in his life, he was very intrigued when fellow American David Boudia be...

Palo Alto track and field places fourth in De Anza League trials

Palo Alto track and field places fourth in De Anza League trials

Summer Daniel, Business Manager

May 13, 2018


Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track & Field

The Palo Alto High School track and field came in at fourth place with 258 points at the De Anza League Trials on Tuesday, May 1st and Thursday, May 3rd. Los Altos came in at first, followed by Lynbrook, then Los Gatos, with scores of 400, 351, and 265 respectively as Palo Alto unfortunately did not m...

Girls lacrosse routs Wilcox 14-2 to secure a senior night victory

Girls lacrosse routs Wilcox 14-2 to secure a senior night victory

Lauren Daniel, Managing Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls lacrosse team closed their regular season play with a decisive victory over Wilcox Friday night. The win was extra special, as it was senior night for the team. The goal gap widened early on, with the Vikes leading 5-0 only seven minutes into the first half and the team went into the half...

Baseball Rallies to Defeat Wilcox on Senior Night

Baseball Rallies to Defeat Wilcox on Senior Night

Will Strauch, Executive Senior Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings baseball team defeated Wilcox by a score of 5-3 on Friday behind a fantastic pitching performance from Niko Lillios (‘18). The Vikings started the night off by celebrating their seniors for senior night in a touching ceremony. The game started off slow with both teams going scoreless in the...

Palo Alto falls to Los Altos 7-5 on Senior Night

Palo Alto falls to Los Altos 7-5 on Senior Night

Sabrina Hall, Senior Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Softball

After a slow start and a few back-and-forth innings, the Los Altos Eagles came out on top with a 7-5 victory over Palo Alto this Friday on Senior Night. The game began differently from the ones that came before it this season, as Coach Brooke Binkley lead the team in celebrating the efforts of Pa...

Varsity Track Dominates De Anza League Finals

Nathan Ellisen, CEO

May 3, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Track & Field

The Boys and Girls Varsity Track Teams Participated in De Anza league finals on Thursday, May 3rd at Paly.   Across the board, the Paly athletes were very successful in their events, winning more events than any of the other teams at the competition.   In the infamous mile run...

Paly falls 91-159 to Los Gatos in Track Meet

Paly falls 91-159 to Los Gatos in Track Meet

May 2, 2018


Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track & Field

Palo Alto track and field faced off against Los Gatos during a home meet on Thursday, April 19, losing 91-159 overall. The boys finished up with a score of 44-81 Los Gatos and the girls with a score of 47-78 for Los Gatos as well. Los Gatos swept the 100 meters for both girls and boys, as well as...

Softball Beats Gunn 4-3 in the 7th Inning

Softball Beats Gunn 4-3 in the 7th Inning

Maria Fletcher, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Softball, Top Stories

In a thrilling finish, the softball team beat Gunn at home last Tuesday with a score of 4-3. Being down in the final inning 2-3, it was all on the shoulders of sophomore Zoe Silver to bring in her teammates for the winning runs. Additionally, the Lady Vikes had some bad blood with the competition, not only for n...

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