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Baseball crushes Wilcox to tie SCVAL championship series

Baseball crushes Wilcox to tie SCVAL championship series

Emy Kelty and Alistair Thompson

May 12, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School Varsity baseball team (23-9, 13-5) crushed Wilcox (25-5, 13-3) 10-1 to tie the SCVAL championship series up at 1-1 today. The Vikings lost the first game of the three game series 10-8 on Tuesday.  Graham Marchant (’11) pitched a solid 7 innings and was backed up by strong hi...

Girls’ lacrosse advances to finals after win over Los Gatos

Girls’ lacrosse advances to finals after win over Los Gatos

Mary Albertolle, Editor-In-Chief

May 11, 2011


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After a quick lead, the Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team progresses to the playoff championship after beating Los Gatos, 15-9, today at home. The Lady Vikes jumped ahead right in the beginning when they they controlled the first few draws.  Off the draw Leigh Dairaghi ('11), Kimmie Flather...

Baseball defeats Los Altos, advances to SCVAL Championship

Baseball defeats Los Altos, advances to SCVAL Championship

Alistair Thompson, Features Editor

May 8, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School Varsity baseball team (22-8, 13-4) defeated Los Altos (17-11, 11-6) 13-0 to take the three game series and earn the Vikings a spot in the SCVAL championship. Paly pitcher Drake Swezey (‘11) threw six shutout innings, giving up only four hits all afternoon. Swezey received...

Brief: Girls’ lacrosse eases past Saratoga on Senior Night

Brief: Girls’ lacrosse eases past Saratoga on Senior Night

Brennan Miller

May 5, 2011


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Senior Night at Palo Alto High School, the Lady Vikes girls’ lacrosse team cruised to any easy 12-4 victory over the Saratoga Falcons. Charlotte Biffar (’13) led the team with three goals and was closely followed by Emily Benatar (’11) who found the back of the net twice. Only eight players...

Softball falls to Wilcox 6-4

Softball falls to Wilcox 6-4

Ali Kershner, Photo Editor

May 3, 2011


Filed under Softball, Top Stories

In a game with no shortage of hits, the Palo Alto High School varsity softball team (7-14, 4-4) fell to Wilcox (7-15, 4-4) 6-4 for the sixth time in three years on Tuesday afternoon at Paly. Coming into the game, the two teams were tied for third in league with three contests remaining before playoffs....

Boys’ swimming defeats Saratoga, 105-78

Boys’ swimming defeats Saratoga, 105-78

Skylar Dorosin, Nathan Norimoto

April 29, 2011


Filed under Swimming - Boys, Top Stories

  The Paly boys’ swim team (7-1 in league) defeated Saratoga 105-78 in their final dual meet of the season. Key wins from underclassmen Andrew Liang ('14) in the 50 and 100 freestyles with times of 22.23 and 49.15 respectively and William Lee ('14) in 100 backstroke with a time of 45.73...

Girls’ swimming wins 11 of 12 events against Saratoga

Girls’ swimming wins 11 of 12 events against Saratoga

Paige Borsos, Staff Writer

April 29, 2011


Filed under Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

Once again, the Palo Alto girls' varsity team (8-0) comes out on top. The Lady Vikes won 11 out of 12 events at the Saratoga Dual meet at home yesterday, racking up a final score of 134-51. After a strong start, the girls continued to dominate throughout the meet. To begin the day, the Lady Vikes...

Paly baseball defeats Willow Glen 6-5 in a non-league game

Paly baseball defeats Willow Glen 6-5 in a non-league game

Sam Borsos, Staff Writer

April 25, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

No pain no gain. The Palo Alto High School varsity baseball team (9-3) beat Willow Glen High School (12-3) 6-5 in non-league game today at Paly. The game ended right after two Vikings got hit by pitches back-to-back in the seventh inning to score the final runs. The Vikings started strong...

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Menlo-Atherton in double overtime

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Menlo-Atherton in double overtime

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer

April 23, 2011


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys' lacrosse team lost to Menlo-Atheron 8-7 in double overtime this Friday night at Paly. The team (5-3) was hoping to defeat the Bears to secure a second place standing in the De Anza league. Menlo-Atheron (6-2) is now in a second place position trailing behind Mountain View...

Baseball out-duels Bellarmine 2-1

Baseball out-duels Bellarmine 2-1

Mark Raftrey, News Editor

April 18, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Seven different Paly pitchers held Bellarmine College Preparatory to two hits to win 2-1 on Monday afternoon at Paly. The Vikings had to come from behind after Bellarmine second baseman Matt Glomb (’11) launched a solo shot off Kevin Kannappan (’12) over the fence in left-center in the first. The...

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