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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...

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...

Softball goes 0-2 against Marin Catholic

Softball goes 0-2 against Marin Catholic

Maria Fletcher, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2018


Filed under Softball, Top Stories

Leading the game from the first inning, powerhouse Marin Catholic beat the softball team 2-0 on Saturday. Although the private school from East Bay is not in the same league as Paly, the face off was good practice for playoffs, especially with competition like Marin who have a 9-3 record this seas...

Softball defeats Lynbrook 5-3

Softball defeats Lynbrook 5-3

Sabrina Hall, Senior Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Softball, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto softball team came from behind and executed a decisive 5-3 victory over Lynbrook this Thursday at home. The game started off slow for the Vikings; poor communication and a few errors caused them to trail throughout the fourth inning, while Lynbrook attempted to assert their dominance ...

Paly Softball Comes From Behind to Beat Saratoga 9-5

Paly Softball Comes From Behind to Beat Saratoga 9-5

Alexandra Lee, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Softball, Top Stories

On Tuesday, the Lady Vikes had a walk-off 9-5 victory over Saratoga, breaking it open in the bottom of the fourth, and scoring six runs on a two-out rally. Both teams got off to a slow start, but visiting Saratoga took a lead in the top of the third by scoring four runs. Paly bounced back in the fo...

Softball defeats Lynbrook 9-0 in final league game

Softball defeats Lynbrook 9-0 in final league game

Lauren Daniel, Business Manager

May 13, 2017


Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Softball defeated Lynbrook in their last league game Wednesday 9-0. Before the game, they held a ceremony honoring the seven seniors on the team. Seemly fitting that the seniors contributed five RBI’s and eight hits to the impressive win. Throughout the whole game the vikings seemed to dominate the fie...

Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


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 ...

Softball wins in come-from-behind fashion over Fremont 10-6

Softball wins in come-from-behind fashion over Fremont 10-6

Bryan Look, Business Manager

April 21, 2016


Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Fremont jumped out to an early lead over Paly, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning on three hits and three walks off of Vikings’ starter Fabiana Teofan (‘19).   After that, the Firebirds kept the 4-0 lead for two innings until the Vikings scratched across a run scored by Jesse K...

Paly softball pulls a close victory against Castilleja 5-4

Paly softball pulls a close victory against Castilleja 5-4

Skylar Burris, Staff Writer

April 3, 2016


Filed under Softball, Top Stories

The Vikings went into extra innings to beat the Castilleja Gators 5-4 on Wednesday, March 23. This game marks the second win of the season for Paly, with a record of 2-8. The game started out slow, with no runs scored in the first and second inning. However Castilleja came into the third inning stron...

Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

May 29, 2015


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Featured Athlete, Paly Athletic Awards, Softball, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

  Sophie Frick (‘18) stepped foot on the Palo Alto High School campus with a pre-determined expectation to be a talented athlete. With two older siblings, Andrew Frick (‘14) who played football, lacrosse and wrestling then went on to play football in college, and Madeline Frick (‘17) who...