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Extra Year of NCAA Eligibility

Extra Year of NCAA Eligibility

Jenna Hickey and Hayden Jung-Goldberg

May 27, 2020

On Friday March 13, 2020, students walked into Palo Alto High School oblivious to what the day would bring. Around lunchtime, word started to spread that the school year would be put on pause until after spring break. A couple of weeks in, the district announced school would be closed for the rest of...

Photo of the Week

Lauren Chung (22') dives back to 1st base ahead of the ball.

David Hickey, Photo Editor

March 23, 2019

After trailing 4-2 going into the bottom of the 6th inning, the Varsity Softball team scored 12 runs to mercy rule Gunn 14-4.

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

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

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

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

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

Pitcher Fabi Teofan ('19) allowed one run in four innings, and had two RBI's.

Alexandra Lee, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

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

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

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 ...

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