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Girls Lacrosse beats Pioneer 15-2

Girls Lacrosse beats Pioneer 15-2

Lauren Daniel and Yue Shi

April 30, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Girls lacrosse team crushed the Pioneer with a score of 15-2 on Friday. Ever since the Vikes lost to Gunn last Thursday, the lacrosse girls have been trying to get back on track. The game started off pretty close with one goal from each side. The score remained so until there were fourteen m...

Girls Lacrosse defeats Leland 13-5

Lauren Daniel and Yue Shi

April 25, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

David Hickey The Palo Alto High School girl’s lacrosse team defeated Leland with a score of 13-5 last Tuesday. The team lost to their long time rival Los Gatos twice in the previous week. Overall, this game will get the girls back on track. The goalie Mattie Orloff (‘18) was injured in warmups. Sh...

Baseball clinches out-right league title by beating Mountain View 3-1

Baseball clinches out-right league title by beating Mountain View 3-1

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball (18-4, 11-1) beat Mountain View 3-1 behind a complete game pitched by Aron Ecoff (‘17) to clinch the outright league title.   The Vikings got on the board early. Max Jung-Goldberg (‘18) tripled to lead off the bottom of the first and Ben Cleasby (‘17) singled him home to ta...

JV Baseball falls to Mountain View 10-5

JV Baseball falls to Mountain View 10-5

Leyton Ho

April 20, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

The Palo Alto junior varsity baseball team (6-12, 1-1) fell to the Mountain View Spartans (10-11, 2-0) on Wednesday, losing 10-5, after a 5th inning outburst by the Spartans proved too much to rebound from. Paly jumped out to an early 5-2 lead, behind some spectacular individual offensive plays. In...

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Leland 4/18

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Leland 4/18

Ellie Jeffries

April 17, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Preview, Top Stories

Palo Alto High School's girls’ lacrosse team fell twice to their rival, Los Gatos, last week. This amounted to the Vikings’ third straight loss of the season. In the upcoming week the girls look to bounce back in their game against the Leland Chargers on Tuesday (4/18). The girls are striving ...

Preview: Badminton vs. Gunn

Preview: Badminton vs. Gunn

Catey Vera

April 13, 2017


Filed under Preview, Top Stories

Paly’s badminton team is prepping to win — and redeem itself for its losses earlier this season. Led by captains Flavia Stiglich (‘17) and Michael Chau (‘18), training sessions have been both physically demanding and an opportunity for players to develop connections with one another. The latter has been particularl...

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Los Gatos 4/13

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Los Gatos 4/13

Patrick McIntosh

April 13, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Preview, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls lacrosse team were upset earlier this week to major rival Los Gatos. This was their first of the season.   As the girls team looks to rebound, they immediately get a second chance with the Wildcats of Los Gatos this Friday night. The young team aims to prove ...

Baseball wins 3-0 over Homestead behind Chang throwing a two-hit shutout

Baseball wins 3-0 over Homestead behind Chang throwing a two-hit shutout

Bryan Look

March 29, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Baseball moved to 7-0 in league play by beating Homestead at home, 3-0, lead by starting pitcher Ryan Chang (‘17) throwing a two-hit shutout.   Baseball came into this season with lofty expectations, but struggled to find their groove as they lost two of their first three g...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats crosstown rival Gunn 11-6

Girls’ lacrosse defeats crosstown rival Gunn 11-6

March 29, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes in a nice effort, put down the Titans Tuesday night. The Titans opened up the scoring almost immediately, but the Vikes refused to go away. Right after the Titans scored, the Vikes settled down and controlled the tempo of play for almost the entire rest of the half. The Vikes, led...

Girls’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos

Girls’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos

Matan Ziv, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes crushed Los Altos 14-1 Friday night. The Vikings did not take long to strike first, as Ellen Goncher (‘18) scored a great goal after just a minute of gameplay. Just a minute later, the Vikings made some great passes around and eventually Charlotte Cheng (‘18) doubled the lead....

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