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Girls’ soccer handles Capuchino 7-0

Girls’ soccer handles Capuchino 7-0

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich

December 5, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls' soccer team continued their run of good form on Monday evening as they dominated Capuchino by the score of 7-0. The game started off similar to the last with the opposition having a very decent chance or two, but failing to convert. With the Vikings having some decent chances along...

Girls’ soccer takes down Menlo-Atherton 5-0

Girls’ soccer takes down Menlo-Atherton 5-0

Haley Chalmers, Peter Snodgrass, and Steven Marinkovich

December 4, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

Girls' soccer comfortably took down Menlo-Atherton on Saturday afternoon by the final score of 5-0.   Despite the final score, the game started out with Menlo-Atherton dominating most of the possession and chances. They had two very good opportunities on goal to give themselves the lead early,...

Play boys’ soccer dominates over Milpitas 9-0

Play boys’ soccer dominates over Milpitas 9-0

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

Paly boys’ soccer triumphed over Milpitas High School with a final score of 9-0. Within the first three minutes of the first half of the game, Jason Shorin (‘19) scored the first of the nine goals. Shortly after, Neil Verwillow (‘17) made two goals, both from free kicks off of penalties from Mil...

Paly girls’ soccer defeats Woodside 3-0 in season opener

Dillon Scheel and Nick Smallwood

November 29, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikings’ girls soccer team looked strong in their season opener with a 3-0 victory against Woodside. Right out of the gate the Vikings had the ball moving. In the opening minutes of the game a flurry of nice passes left Tess Preising (‘17) with a solid shot on goal that was deflected by the g...

Fantasy Football: Volume II: Chapter 11

Fantasy Football: Volume II: Chapter 11

Ben Cleasby, Jamie Cullen, Steven Marinkovich, Dillon Scheel, Peter Snodgrass, Ethan Stern, Gurus

November 17, 2016


Filed under Top Stories

Volume II: Chapter 11: To Our #1 Fan “I haven’t had that many weird interactions with fans; thank God.” -Vin Diesel It’s all good boys, I am back. After being censored on the last chapter, I now have no one watching over my shoulder. This chapter I would like to give a shout out t...

Fantasy Football: Volume II: Chapter 10

Fantasy Football: Volume II: Chapter 10

Ben Cleasby, Jamie Cullen, Steven Marinkovich, Dillon Scheel, Peter Snodgrass, Ethan Stern, Gurus

November 10, 2016


Filed under Top Stories

Volume II: Chapter 10: Censorship “Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody reads.” - George Bernard Shaw As evident from our past Fantasy Football Columns, we are censored. So much so, that the strength of our diction cannot...

Fantasy Football: Volume II: Chapter 9

Fantasy Football: Volume II: Chapter 9

Ben Cleasby, Jamie Cullen, Steven Marinkovich, Dillon Scheel, Peter Snodgrass, Ethan Stern, Gurus

November 2, 2016


Filed under Top Stories

Volume II: Chapter 9: The Plague “We Spaniards know a sickness of the heart that only gold can cure.” -Hernan Cortes In the words of Peter Snodgrass, “I am too sick to write the opening for Gurus,” so, I decided to write a short story instead. Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, ...

Lady Vikes tennis triumphs over Los Altos 4-3

Lady Vikes tennis triumphs over Los Altos 4-3

Sabrina, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ tennis team beat Los Alto 4-3 on Tuesday afternoon in their last regular season match. Throughout the entire season, Los Altos has put up a tough fight against the Vikings and has been some of their toughest competition, but thanks to an excellent team effort, Pa...

The Palo Alto boys varsity water polo team takes down Homestead 16-8

The Palo Alto boys varsity water polo team takes down Homestead 16-8

Haley Chalmers, Photo Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The Vikings started the game out strong on both offense and defense with a score of 5-0 in the first quarter.   “We were good at executing drives, which lead to good opportunities on offense,”  Tommy Smale (‘17) said. The first half of the game remained consistent with their defense, w...

Lady Vikes’ water polo team falls 11-7 to Mountain View High School on senior night

Quinn Knoblock and Nick Smallwood

October 14, 2016


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

The girls’ water polo team suffered a tough loss on their senior night against the nearby Mountain View High School Spartans. The Vikings started off strong against the Spartans, going up 2-0 with two goals from Sabrina Hall (‘18). Mountain View, however, bounced back with an impressive half co...

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