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Girls’ swimming maintains 5-0 record by sweeping Homestead

Girls’ swimming maintains 5-0 record by sweeping Homestead

Paige Borsos, Staff Writer

April 2, 2011


Filed under Spring Sports, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

A sudden spur of spring-like weather in Palo Alto this week made for a sunny, fan-filled swim meet on Friday at Palo Alto High School. Amidst the 85-degree sunshine, the Palo Alto girls’ varsity swim team defeated Homestead High School 144-141 overall in the Homestead Dual Meet, adding another win...

Boys’ lacrosse thrashes Menlo

Boys’ lacrosse thrashes Menlo

Sam Greene, Copy Editor

April 1, 2011


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ lacrosse team enjoyed a stirring 10-8 victory over Menlo School at home Thursday night under the lights.  Coming out strong with a 2-2-2 formation, the Vikings penetrated deep into the Menlo core at high intensity. Off the faceoff, Paly unleashed a fury of assaults,...

Paly boys’ track and field falls to Mountain View

Paly boys’ track and field falls to Mountain View

Anne Hildebrand, Copy Editor

March 30, 2011


Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track & Field

The Palo Alto High School boys’ track and field team lost to Mountain View High School on Mar. 28 by a score of 71-56. Throwers Tory Prati (‘12), Kevin Anderson (‘11) and Chris Bisbee ('12) swept the shot put, scoring five, three and one points respectively with throws of 43 feet, 40 feet one...

2011: A Giant Year

2011: A Giant Year

Jacob Lauing, Staff Writer

March 29, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Columns, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time again. Put those snowboards and overcoats back in storage and bust out your fake beards and foam fingers, because on March 31st, players and fans alike will embark on the six-month roller coaster ride that we call baseball season. Filled with epic victories,...

Boys’ lacrosse suffers first loss of season to Mountain View

Boys’ lacrosse suffers first loss of season to Mountain View

Will Glazier, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2011


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports

A cold and rainy evening produced some fireworks in a showdown between Palo Alto (4-1, 2-1) and the Mountain View High School Spartans (5-2, 4-0) in a rematch of last year's Santa Clara Valley Athletic League championship game. This time, the Vikings came up short in another nail-biter, falling by a ...

Baseball shuts out Homestead at home

Mary Albertolle, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

One hit and a walk away from a perfect game, the Palo Alto High School baseball team (5-0 SCVAL) held Homestead High School (3-1 SCVAL) to no runs, beating the Mustangs 8-0 at home today. "We had good hits with runners in scoring position, we didn't make any errors in the field and Ben [Sneider ('12)]...

Girls’ lacrosse beats Pioneer, 10-5

Girls’ lacrosse beats Pioneer, 10-5

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer

March 22, 2011


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School varsity girls' lacrosse team beat Pioneer High School, 10-5 , on Tuesday at Paly. The Lady Vikes (3-0-0 SCVAL) dominated the majority of the first half. Attack Kimmie Flather ('12) put the Vikes on the scoreboard early on. Flather had three goals on the night. Paly continued...

Paly softball falls to Los Gatos on Opening Day

Paly softball falls to Los Gatos on Opening Day

Mary Albertolle, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2011


Filed under Softball, Spring Sports

A brand new field, Principal Phil Winston to throw the first pitch and 200 free hot dogs made yesterday a memorable day for the Palo Alto High School varsity softball team (0-1 SCVAL), despite its loss to Los Gatos High School (1-0 SCVAL).  The Lady Vikes lost 5-2, giving all five runs in the third...

Paly baseball captures second win against Cupertino, 6-3

Paly baseball captures second win against Cupertino, 6-3

Sam Borsos, Staff Writer

March 17, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Two for two. The Palo Alto High School varsity baseball team (4-0 SCVAL) swept a second win against Cupertino High School (0-4 SCVAL) this week with a 6-3 win today at Paly. Compared to a crushing 15-0 shutout against Cupertino yesterday, the Vikings played under par, but they executed a satisfactory...

Hitting leads to Viking domination in baseball

Hitting leads to Viking domination in baseball

Mary Albertolle, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Hitting was the key.  With two homeruns, two triples and four doubles, the Palo Alto baseball team (3-0 SCVAL) blew out Cupertino High School (0-3 SCVAL), 15-0, at home. Today was a continuation of the Viking’s dominant league play. They have outscored their opponents 39-0 in their first three...