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Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Soccer - Boys, Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Boys Basketball (18-2, 12-0) After winning the SCVAL title and being selected as the #3 seed in the CCS Open Division tournament, boys basketball looks to make a run at the open division title. “I want to win Open,” Will Schlemmer (‘18) said. “I think we have enough talent and experien...

Boys basketball completes 12-0 league season by beating Cupertino 58-34 on senior night

Boys basketball completes 12-0 league season by beating Cupertino 58-34 on senior night

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys basketball beat Cupertino 58-34, completing their undefeated 12-0 season in SCVAL as nine seniors were honored on senior night. Cupertino stuck around early as the first quarter ended 18-12, but the Vikings quickly opened a big lead in the second quarter. Jared Wulbrun (‘18) lead Paly with...

Palo Alto Boy’s Soccer Defeats Fremont 2-0

Palo Alto Boy’s Soccer Defeats Fremont 2-0

Zach Phillips and Bryan Look

February 16, 2018


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto High School Boys’ Soccer defeated Freemont High School 2-0 on Friday in a decisive victory. Paly was able to take an early lead (16th minute) thanks to Leyton Ho (‘19), who skillfully dribbled down the middle of the pitch, beat the center back, and slotted it home.  The Vikings...

Girls Soccer Loses 5-1 to Mountain View

Girls Soccer Loses 5-1 to Mountain View

Maria Fletcher, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

The Lady Vikes took a tough loss to Mountain View, ending 1-5 on Valentine’s Day. The Spartans scoring 2 goals within 30 seconds and another goal 10 minutes later, the second half was very difficult for the Paly varsity team. “We had a lot of mistakes, and we paid for it,” said coach Ernesto...

Girl’s Soccer Loses 1-5 to Mountain View

February 16, 2018


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikes took a tough loss to Mountain View, ending the girl's varsity soccer match 1-5 on Valentine’s Day. Scoring 2 goals within 30 seconds and another goal 10 minutes later, the second half was very difficult for the varsity team. “We had a lot of mistakes, and we paid for it,” said coach...

Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night

Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night

Joshua Kasevich, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto Boys Soccer loses a hard-fought match against  SCVAL rival Los Gatos. Before the game began the team’s seniors were honored for their contribution to the squad. The seniors include Matt Knowles (‘18), Xander Sherer (‘18), Kiran Misner (‘18), Alex Antunex (‘18), Victor Magnuss...

Boys Basketball Secures SCVAL De Anza League Title with 72-61 win over Los Gatos

Boys Basketball Secures SCVAL De Anza League Title with 72-61 win over Los Gatos

Tyler Foug, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys basketball defeated Los Gatos 72-61 to clinch SCVAL De Anza league. Both teams battled early on in the game changing leads on multiple occasions, causing tension in the Peery Family Center. The game was very fast paced which created many transition opportunities for both teams. With efficiency sho...

Paly Wrestling Falls to Los Gatos With a Score of 42-28

Paly Wrestling Falls to Los Gatos With a Score of 42-28

Cole Sotnick, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Paly Co-ed wrestling fell short to rivals Los Gatos with a score of 42-28 on Wednesday night. The team had a positive start with stellar performances from Andrew Wang (‘19) and Halo Lynch (‘21). Both had several pins which helped them get out to a 19-18 lead early in the match. However, t...

Girls soccer loses to Homestead 1-0

Zach Baumgarten and Yue Shi

February 7, 2018


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto girls soccer team lost to Homestead in a 1-0 battle Wednesday during Senior Night. The Homestead executed at offside trap that slowed down the Vikings offensive attack. “They kept on playing this offside trap which is one thing that we didn't work on,” Bonomi (18) said. ...

Boys Basketball Continues to Dominate

Boys Basketball Continues to Dominate

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto boys basketball team was victorious in its league matchup against Wilcox on Friday night at the Peery Center. Great ball movement, outstanding transition offense, and solid team defense lead the team to a 74-43 win. On the night, three Vikings were in double figures including Spen...

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