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Palo Alto track and field places fourth in De Anza League trials

Palo Alto track and field places fourth in De Anza League trials

Summer Daniel, Business Manager

May 13, 2018

The Palo Alto High School track and field came in at fourth place with 258 points at the De Anza League Trials on Tuesday, May 1st and Thursday, May 3rd. Los Altos came in at first, followed by Lynbrook, then Los Gatos, with scores of 400, 351, and 265 respectively as Palo Alto unfortunately did not m...

Varsity Track Dominates De Anza League Finals

Nathan Ellisen, CEO

May 3, 2018

The Boys and Girls Varsity Track Teams Participated in De Anza league finals on Thursday, May 3rd at Paly.   Across the board, the Paly athletes were very successful in their events, winning more events than any of the other teams at the competition.   In the infamous mile run...

Paly falls 91-159 to Los Gatos in Track Meet

Paly falls 91-159 to Los Gatos in Track Meet

May 2, 2018

Palo Alto track and field faced off against Los Gatos during a home meet on Thursday, April 19, losing 91-159 overall. The boys finished up with a score of 44-81 Los Gatos and the girls with a score of 47-78 for Los Gatos as well. Los Gatos swept the 100 meters for both girls and boys, as well as...

Dynamic Duos

Dynamic Duos

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

April 16, 2014

When looking at a Paly roster, sometimes it catches the eye that two players have the same last name, and it turns out that they are siblings on the same varsity team. These two brothers or sisters have something special between them because they are on the same Paly team. Famous sibling athletes...

Girls’ track rolls 92-35 over Lynbrook

Jacey Pederson ('16) rounds a turn during the 4x400m relay. The Paly girls cruised to victory while taking first in 13 of 15 events.

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer

April 15, 2014

The Paly girls’ track team defeated Lynbrook 92-35 on Thursday at home. The team dominated the meet, taking first in all but two events en route to a large margin of victory. “I feel like the girls’ team did pretty well,” Julia Asin (‘15) said. “We won pretty easily.” Paly dominated bo...

Boys’ track falls to Mountain View

Boys' track falls to Mountain View

March 29, 2014

On Thursday afternoon, the boys’ track team went up against Mountain View in it’s second league meet of the season. The Vikings ended the meet trailing Mountain View by only four points with a score of 65-61.  Mountain View dominated in the throwing events as well as in the one mile and two mi...

Track and field drops to Gunn in first meet of the season

Dami Bolarinwa ('16) takes off during the 200-meter race.

Clara Harrington and Rowan McEvoy

March 23, 2014

The boys' and girls' track teams were trampled by Gunn last Thursday afternoon. The Vikings struggled to seize first place in any of the races. In the 300m hurdles, Jack Hansen (‘14) got second place with a time of 45.44; however, the boys’ distance team did not place in the 800m race. In the 100m...

Life under the sand

The sight from a jumper's eyes at Gunn High School's jumping pit, a vision no longer available for the long and triple jumpers at the Palo Alto High School track.

Paul Bienaimé

April 26, 2013

Imagine playing baseball with no field or water polo with no pool. For the Paly track and field team’s jumpers, this inconvenience became a reality this year. When construction on the new bleachers around the football field hit a snag, Paly’s new jumping pits were not completed in time for the spring...

Hops on hops on hops

Victor Du ('13) helped lead the boys' Paly jumping to a 5-0 record this year.

Charlotte Biffar and Sammy Solomon

April 26, 2013

At the start of the spring sports season, most members of the Palo Alto High School track team hit the ground running. However, the Paly jumpers, those track members who participate in the high jump, long jump, and triple jump, could be seen just walking. “So far we’ve barely started jumping thi...

Girls’ and Boys’ track and field overpower Los Altos

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

March 27, 2013

Paly girls' track and field smashed Los Altos 89-33 Tuesday afternoon, and the boys clenched a nail-biter, 65-62. Although the meet is considered home for the Vikings, it took place at Los Altos due to the lack of jumping facilities at Paly. The meet started off rough for the Lady Vikes as the girls'...

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