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Fantasy Football Love/Hate Week 3

Fantasy Football Love/Hate Week 3

Will Strauch, Matan Ziv, Bryan Look, Stan de Martel, and Wes Walters

September 19, 2017


Filed under Fantasy Football 101, Top Stories

Last week was a decent week, as we went 8/13. Ted Ginn let us down but as usual, Mike Evans was a beast. So far on the year we sit at ½ for our bold predictions and we expect that to go up this week, as we love Deshone Kizer. Read this week’s edition to find out who to start and who to sit. You ar...

Vikings fall to Aragon 48-14

Vikings fall to Aragon 48-14

Zach Baumgarten, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings were brutally defeated by the Aragon Dons on Friday night, with a final score of 47-14. Star running back Paul Jackson III(‘18), did not play, sitting out with a pulled hamstring. The Vikings got off to a rugged start, and starting quarterback Jackson Chryst(‘19) injured his right...

Volleyball Sweeps Homestead

Volleyball Sweeps Homestead

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor

September 16, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

The girls volleyball team took a three sets to none victory in their league matchup against Homestead on Thursday night at the Peery Center. Entering Thursday’s match, the team had just come off a Tuesday win against Lynbrook and, according to maxpreps.com, is 8-3 overall with a 1-0 record in le...

Boys Water Polo Falls to Los Gatos in 8-7 Thriller

Boys Water Polo Falls to Los Gatos in 8-7 Thriller

Joshua Kasevich, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School (Paly) boys water polo team loses 8-7 in a hard fought match against the Los Gatos Wildcats. The boys had a tough start to the game giving Los Gatos an early lead within the first minute of the match. The Vikings showed that the start did not get into their head with a go...

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Los Gatos 11-7

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Los Gatos 11-7

Maria Fletcher, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

In a passionate game against Los Gatos Tuesday night, the girls’ varsity water polo team lost 11-7 to the Wildcats. Despite the ranking of Gatos after last season, the Vikes fought hard until the whistle. Los Gatos finished number one in the league last season, and are continually a tough match for P...

Viking Defeats the Homestead Mustangs 4-3

Viking Defeats the Homestead Mustangs 4-3

Yue Shi, Design Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes won by a narrow margin against the Homestead Mustangs with a score of 4-3. The tennis girls have been on a winning streak and started out this fall season strong. Playing the Homestead singles one is Maddi Page (‘21). Anuva Banwasi (‘20) is playing singles two in today’s mat...

Varsity Boys Water Polo loses 13-6 to Saint Francis in a tough match

Varsity Boys Water Polo loses 13-6 to Saint Francis in a tough match

Nathan Seto, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School Varsity Water Polo team lost to the Saint Francis Lancers 13-6 at home. The Vikings had a rocky start, conceding twice in the first few minutes and another one later in the quarter. But the Vikings hung tight, with goals from Javid Alasti (‘19) and Bryan Look (‘18), ma...

Lady Vikes Tennis team defeated by Sacred Heart 4-3

Stan de Martel, Copy Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The lady vikes tennis team came up short, losing a close one to Sacred Heart 4-3. The lineup was the same as last game, with Maddi Page (‘21) playing Sacred Heart’s number one player, Claire Li (‘20) playing their second player, Anya Yakimenko (‘21) playing the number three player and Isa Co...

Vikings Beat Menlo in 3 sets

Vikings Beat Menlo in 3 sets

Ellie Jeffries, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

 The Palo Alto High School girls volleyball team defeated the Menlo Knights Thursday night, winning with a score of 3-0 at home. Bouncing back from a hard loss to Saint Ignatius the night before, the Vikings came out swinging in the first set as the faced off against last years state title champions....

Vikings beat Monta Vista with a score of 17-7

Vikings beat Monta Vista with a score of 17-7

Eric Aboytes, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

The Paly Boys’ Water Polo Team conquered Monta Vista with a score of 17-7 on Tuesday afternoon.  With this result, the Vikings continue on with the season with a record of 1-1, 1-0.   The Viking started off the game strong, scoring seven goals in the first of four quarters. “I tho...

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