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Strong Pitching Propels PALY Past Saratoga 1-0

Hayley Levine, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under Baseball

The Vikings struggled from the plate with only five hits in their 1-0 win over Saratoga. Luckily, senior Ryan Chang's ('17) stellar pitching kept Saratoga off the board. Of the team's five hits, only Ethan Stern ('17) had more than one hit. Stern's first hit in the bottom of the first inning made...

Girls’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos

Girls’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos

Matan Ziv, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes crushed Los Altos 14-1 Friday night. The Vikings did not take long to strike first, as Ellen Goncher (‘18) scored a great goal after just a minute of gameplay. Just a minute later, the Vikings made some great passes around and eventually Charlotte Cheng (‘18) doubled the lead....

Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer
March 1
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

Paly girls’ softball started off the game strong as Mackenzie Glassford (‘17) struck out the first player at bat, and Santa Clara was not able to get any players on base in the first inning. Glassford continued Paly’s strong start making it to second base. Sophie Frick (‘18) then made it to ...

Baseball beats Aragon 6-5

Baseball beats Aragon 6-5

Steven Marinkovich and Dillon Scheel
February 25
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball picked up their first win of the season against Aragon by the score of 6-5 on Saturday morning. The Vikings got off to a quick start in the bottom of the first. Leadoff hitter Ben Cleasby ('17) reached base on a hit by pitch and was knocked in two batters later on a double from Angus Stayte...

Boys’ Lacrosse takes down Archbishop Mitty 15-10

Boys’ Lacrosse takes down Archbishop Mitty 15-10

Will Strauch, Staff Writer
February 25
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ Lacrosse started the season off with a strong performance by defeating Archbishop Mitty in the home opener on Friday night. This game was played in memorial of former lacrosse assistant coach Colin O’Kane and will continue to be an annual event between these two teams to honor the fo...

Boys’ tennis wins first match of the season 6-1

Boys’ tennis wins first match of the season 6-1

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor
February 23
Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

For their first match of the 2017 season, Paly dominated Aragon by winning six out of the seven matches played. The lineup for singles was Antony Georgiadis (‘19) playing Aragon’s number one player, Noah Galper (‘17) playing second, Hunter North (‘18) playing third and Sean Young (‘17) playing...

Baseball falls late to St. Ignatius 10-3

Baseball falls late to St. Ignatius 10-3

Bryan Look, Business Manager
February 22
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

Paly Vikings Baseball lost their season opener 10-3 to St. Ignatius after giving up seven runs in the last two innings of play. The game started off with good pitching from both sides as both teams struggled to string together hits. Vikings’ starter Niko Lillios (‘18) put away St. Ignatius on...

Q & A with Jack Devine

Bryan Look and Quinn Knoblock
November 2
Filed under Features, Football, Lacrosse - Boys, Profiles

VIKING MAGAZINE: What is playing sports like at a private school compared to a public school? JACK DEVINE:  I haven’t witnessed it firsthand, but from what I’ve heard, I think it’s a bit more of a commitment if you’re playing a private school sport. VM: How so? JD: With Bellarmine Football,...

Baseball wins Game 1, 9-0, over Los Altos

Baseball wins Game 1, 9-0, over Los Altos

Bryan Look, Business Manager
May 9
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly Baseball won its first game of league playoffs against Los Altos; the first game of a three game series.   The Vikings used a solid inning-by-inning offense and stellar pitching by Justin Hull (‘16) to absolutely dominates the Eagles in the crucial Game 1.   Paly offense ...

Boys Lacrosse Slaughter on Senior Afternoon

Boys Lacrosse Slaughter on Senior Afternoon

Quinn Knoblock, Features Editor
May 9
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly Boys Lacrosse had a great game Saturday mid-day to celebrate its Seniors. Before the game began, there was a nice ceremony to honor the 11 seniors on Varsity, as they played their final regular season home game. “It was certainly emotional to play my last regular season game at home,” se...

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