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Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Softball, Top Stories

Paly girls’ softball started off the game strong as Mackenzie Glassford (‘17) struck out the first player at bat, and Santa Clara was not able to get any players on base in the first inning. Glassford continued Paly’s strong start making it to second base. Sophie Frick (‘18) then made it to ...

Girls’ soccer bows out in the first round of CCS

Girls’ soccer bows out in the first round of CCS

Nick Smallwood, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girls’ varsity soccer fell to the Menlo-Atherton Bears on Saturday by a score of 3-0, ending the Lady Vikes previously unbeaten season. After a near perfect season, that included zero losses prior to the one suffered against the Bears, the fairytale season for the Vikings has finally come to a ...

Baseball beats Aragon 6-5

Baseball beats Aragon 6-5

Steven Marinkovich and Dillon Scheel

February 25, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball picked up their first win of the season against Aragon by the score of 6-5 on Saturday morning. The Vikings got off to a quick start in the bottom of the first. Leadoff hitter Ben Cleasby ('17) reached base on a hit by pitch and was knocked in two batters later on a double from Angus Stayte...

Boys’ Lacrosse takes down Archbishop Mitty 15-10

Boys’ Lacrosse takes down Archbishop Mitty 15-10

Will Strauch, Staff Writer

February 25, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ Lacrosse started the season off with a strong performance by defeating Archbishop Mitty in the home opener on Friday night. This game was played in memorial of former lacrosse assistant coach Colin O’Kane and will continue to be an annual event between these two teams to honor the fo...

Boys’ tennis wins first match of the season 6-1

Boys’ tennis wins first match of the season 6-1

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

For their first match of the 2017 season, Paly dominated Aragon by winning six out of the seven matches played. The lineup for singles was Antony Georgiadis (‘19) playing Aragon’s number one player, Noah Galper (‘17) playing second, Hunter North (‘18) playing third and Sean Young (‘17) playing...

Boys Basketball loses on Senior Night 54-49 to Los Gatos

Boys Basketball loses on Senior Night 54-49 to Los Gatos

Bryan Look, Business Manager

February 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

After a lovely ceremony to honor the senior athletes, boys basketball lost a disappointing game to Los Gatos by a final score of 54-49. The game started off slow; both teams were locking down the defensive end. Los Gatos hit a couple of shots at the end of the first quarter to lead 17-13 after on...

Girls’ soccer dominates Santa Clara

Girls’ soccer dominates Santa Clara

Max Jung-Goldberg, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The girls’ soccer team crushed Santa Clara High School, 6-0, last night at Palo Alto High School. With the win the LadyVikes are now 12-0-4 overall and and 6-0-4 in league. They are at the top of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League standings, ahead of rival Mountain View and Los Gatos, and acco...

Girls’ basketball defeats Wilcox

Girls’ basketball defeats Wilcox

Max Jung-Goldberg, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

The Lady Vikes took home another win against Wilcox High School, 54-44, at Gunn High School last night. Junior guard Carly Leong led the way with 17 points, five rebounds, along with three assists. Skylar Burris (‘17) and Lauren Koyama (‘17) added 11 points a piece and Maya Lathi (‘17) had six ...

Boys’ basketball takes down Wilcox

Boys’ basketball takes down Wilcox

Max Jung-Goldberg, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

The boys basketball team got a win over league opponent Wilcox, 73-52, last night at Gunn High School. Junior guard Max Dorward had a huge night as he scored 28 points, got nine rebounds, and had three assists. Spencer Rojhan (‘18) and Bryant Jefferson (‘18) both added 12 points in the winni...

Boys soccer falls 1-0 to Homestead High School

Boys soccer falls 1-0 to Homestead High School

Sabrina Hall, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly Vikings fell to the Homestead Mustangs 1-0 in an exciting match this Thursday afternoon. The first half was very back and forth, with both the Vikings and the Mustangs demonstrating fierce determination and athleticism. The rain throughout the half put no damper on the players’ spirits, with ...

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