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Baseball drops league playoff game to Wilcox 4-3

Baseball drops league playoff game to Wilcox 4-3

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball lost the first game of a three game series to Wilcox 4-3 and now face elimination in the league tournament.   After giving up a run in the top of the second, the Vikings responded quickly and took the lead. In the bottom half of the inning, Nathan Willis (‘18), Jonathan Gottlie...

Boys’ Lacrosse routs Leland 16-3

Boys’ Lacrosse routs Leland 16-3

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Boys’ Lacrosse dominated Leland 16-3 after jumping out to a commanding lead early.   The Vikings absolutely overwhelmed Leland in the first quarter as they scored early and often. Almost immediately Paly got possession and Hayden Libbey (‘17) made an offensive run and a sweet pass to Be...

Baseball Defeats Los Altos 5-1 on Senior Night

Baseball Defeats Los Altos 5-1 on Senior Night

Matan Ziv, Multimedia Editor, Head Columnist

May 1, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly baseball team defeated Los Altos 5-1 on Senior Night. The Vikings simply did not care that they have already won the league. The Vikes went out there hungry for more on Senior Night, and came out with yet another huge win over league foe Los Altos.   The Vikings got out to a ...

Lacrosse defeats Mountain View 9-6

Lacrosse defeats Mountain View 9-6

Will Strauch, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ Lacrosse had a strong performance Thursday night by defeating Mountain View. The Vikings started the game off strong and used good attacking play and strong defense to gain a 5-4 lead at half. The Vikes battled with Mountain View to maintain this gain this advantage before halftime. Pa...

Girls Lacrosse beats Pioneer 15-2

Girls Lacrosse beats Pioneer 15-2

Lauren Daniel and Yue Shi

April 30, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Girls lacrosse team crushed the Pioneer with a score of 15-2 on Friday. Ever since the Vikes lost to Gunn last Thursday, the lacrosse girls have been trying to get back on track. The game started off pretty close with one goal from each side. The score remained so until there were fourteen m...

Baseball clinches out-right league title by beating Mountain View 3-1

Baseball clinches out-right league title by beating Mountain View 3-1

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball (18-4, 11-1) beat Mountain View 3-1 behind a complete game pitched by Aron Ecoff (‘17) to clinch the outright league title.   The Vikings got on the board early. Max Jung-Goldberg (‘18) tripled to lead off the bottom of the first and Ben Cleasby (‘17) singled him home to ta...

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 ...

Baseball wins 3-0 over Homestead behind Chang throwing a two-hit shutout

Baseball wins 3-0 over Homestead behind Chang throwing a two-hit shutout

Bryan Look

March 29, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Baseball moved to 7-0 in league play by beating Homestead at home, 3-0, lead by starting pitcher Ryan Chang (‘17) throwing a two-hit shutout.   Baseball came into this season with lofty expectations, but struggled to find their groove as they lost two of their first three g...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats crosstown rival Gunn 11-6

Girls’ lacrosse defeats crosstown rival Gunn 11-6

March 29, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes in a nice effort, put down the Titans Tuesday night. The Titans opened up the scoring almost immediately, but the Vikes refused to go away. Right after the Titans scored, the Vikes settled down and controlled the tempo of play for almost the entire rest of the half. The Vikes, led...

Strong Pitching Propels PALY Past Saratoga 1-0

Hayley Levine, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


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...