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Male Upperclassman Athlete of the Year

James Fetter and Roei Ziv May 26, 2021

In a year marred by the coronavirus and lots of uncertainty over restrictions and guidelines, it was unclear if there was even going to be a 2021 football season. But as vaccines were developed and case...

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,...

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...

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...

Dynamic Duos

Dynamic Duos

Paly athletes competing with a sibling on a varsity sport have a unique relationship unlike those of other siblings.
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...

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

Girls’ track rolls 92-35 over Lynbrook

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’...

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...

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

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

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...

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

Life under the sand

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...

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

Hops on hops on hops

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,...

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