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Butterfly Effect

Butterfly Effect

Jackson Bundy, Matthew Marzano, and Will DeAndre

February 20, 2020

Tuck Rule Everybody knows the Tuck Rule play: young Tom Brady trying to lead a drive down the field to tie the game against the Raiders in the divisional round of the 2002 playoffs. As soon as the play starts, cornerback Charles Woodson blitzes off the edge, hitting Brady as he tucks the ball in from...

Senior Night Spoiled for Girls Soccer in 0-3 Loss

Frida Rivera ('20) escapes a defender.

Ya'el Sarig, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2020

Despite senior night celebrations setting a celebratory tone for the game, the girls soccer team was unable to pull away with a win to cap off the night, losing 0-3 versus Homestead this Friday to drop to 5-4-7 overall this year.  The festivities were short-lived. Homestead dominated the game f...

Girls Varsity Basketball Defeats Wilcox

Kaella Peters scoring her second three in the second quarter.

Hana Erickson, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

The girl’s varsity basketball teams defeats Wilcox 55-30 on Friday. The team had a game full of great defense and great cheering from their energetic bench.  The Vikings had a bit of a slow start but were still able to maintain a lead and were up 13-7 after the first quarter.  In the second qu...

Boys Soccer beats Cupertino 2-0

Boys Soccer beats Cupertino 2-0

Elif Turgut, Josh Lai, and Jenna Hickey

February 7, 2020

The Paly boy’s varsity soccer team took a 2-0 win when they faced Cupertino on Wednesday, February 5. Starting the game off strong, the team kept good distribution with great passes.    The two stars of the game, Alex Siegel (‘20) and Marc Essindi (‘20) each made one of their te...

Paly Wrestling falls short to Los Gatos on Senior Night 44-32

Dara Heydarpour ('20) prepares to strike his opponent

James Fetter and Lincoln Bloom

February 7, 2020

  It was senior night for the Paly Wrestling Thursday, and despite stellar performances from certain individuals, the Vikings came up short against league rival Los Gatos with a score of 44-32. Notable performances include senior Dara Heydarpour, who dominated his opponent from the start and pinned his opponent. Cade Creighton ('22) won by pin as well and Adar Schwarzbach ('21) won by ...

Battle of the Keepers

Battle of the Keepers

Jenna Hickey

January 23, 2020

The stars of the match-up between Paly’s girls varsity soccer team (3-2-7) and Mountain View (5-4-3), were not the forwards but the goalies. With both goalies saving a combined 8 goals, the score remained 0-0 at the end of the game.  Mountain View came out strong making two shots immediately in the first two minutes. Pal...

Paly Wrestling defeats Lynbrook, 54-35

Liam Nagesh, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Paly Co-ed wrestling blew out Lynbrook in their league play by a score of 54 to 35 at home Tuesday night. Adar Schwarzbach (‘21) led the way for Paly, pinning his opponent, keeping up his streak of a pin in every match this year. Although the Vikings won by a large margin in their second match,...

Girls Basketball squeezes out 35-33 win over Saratoga

Girls Basketball squeezes out 35-33 win over Saratoga

Summer Daniel

January 17, 2020

Girls basketball beat Saratoga 35-33 in a tightly contested match on Tuesday, Jan 14.  The match began in Paly’s favor, as the Vikings immediately snagged the lead, ending the first quarter with eight points, trumping Saratoga’s two.  However, the game continued to swing both ways, with Sar...

Girls Varsity Soccer Defeats Saratoga 3-0

SOCCER STAR — Mariana Kessinger takes a shot on goal vs Saratoga.

Vijay Homan, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

The Paly Varsity Girls Soccer team defeated Saratoga on Wednesday by a score of 3-0, thanks to the heroics of star sophomore Mariana Kessinger. The game started off with a bang, as Kessinger scored in the first few minutes to give her team an immediate lead. Throughout the first half, the ball was most...

Marco Tan: Cañada College – Quick Interview

Marco Tan: Cañada College - Quick Interview

Eric Aboytes, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

After playing three seasons with the boy's soccer team, Marco Tan ('19) will be attending Cañada College in Redwood City and joining the Men's Soccer Team. 

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