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Girls Basketball Defeats Saratoga 51-40 on Senior Night

Girls Basketball Defeats Saratoga 51-40 on Senior Night

Summer Daniel, Business Manager

February 12, 2019


Filed under 2018/19, Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls basketball defeated Saratoga monday on senior night, beating them 51-40 and taking 1st place in the SCVAL De Anza Division. Coming into the game, Paly had two main goals: winning to complete an undefeated season and supporting the seniors. “We definitely wanted to support our ...

Boys Basketball Dominates Gunn on Senior Night

Boys Basketball Dominates Gunn on Senior Night

Nathan Ellisen, Head Columnist

February 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly boys basketball team defeated crosstown rival Gunn 62-39 on the Vikings senior night. The Vikings went off to an early lead against the Titans before Gunn made a slight comeback to bring the halftime differential to only 8. Yet, the Vikings took over in the second half before bringing in al...

Boys Soccer Team Beats Saratoga 5-0

Boys Soccer Team Beats Saratoga 5-0

Sanaz Ebrahimi, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Vikings are back with a new winning streak after taking down Saratoga 5-0. Marcus Ama (‘20) has been on fire recently scoring two goals, only missing one header on the post this game. His teammates Jason Shorin(‘19), Kenzo Morabia(‘19), and Francisco Moll(‘20), also all put in some fast s...

Boys Soccer Team Back With A Bang

Boys Soccer Team Back With A Bang

Sanaz Ebrahimi, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under 2018/19, Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

After failing to bring home any wins over their last couple of games, the boys soccer team came back with a bang beating Los Gatos 3-1. The last time they played the cats, they tied 0-0, missing a penalty shot that could have secured the game. However, this tie only motivated them to come back out ten t...

Boys Soccer Loses to Homestead 2-0

Boys Soccer Loses to Homestead 2-0

Josh Lai

January 31, 2019


Filed under 2018/19, Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Entering the matchup against the Homestead Mustangs after tying three consecutive times, the Boys Soccer team felt positive that they could break this slump by defeating the Mustangs. Despite the positive energy that the Boys Soccer team showed early on, some controversial calls by the officials in the s...

Vikings triumph over Cupertino 55-36

Vikings triumph over Cupertino 55-36

Mallory Kuppe, Multimedia Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

In tonight's match-up against Cupertino, Paly had to come in ready for anything. The Vikes have their eyes set on maintaining their league domination and with the Pioneers ranked third in league, this win was crucial. Carly Martin ('21) helped to secure the Viking's win by going 14 for 22. Martin...

Conner Lusk the hometown hero as Vikings defeat Cupertino on last shot of game

Conner Lusk the hometown hero as Vikings defeat Cupertino on last shot of game

Ya'el Sarig, Staff writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under 2018/19, Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

What started as a tame, low-scoring game quickly became a nail-biter as the Vikings narrowly beat Cupertino, 39-38, after Conner Lusk (‘20) scored the go-ahead jump shot to close out the game. The first quarter (and largely the first half) were unremarkable in terms of scoring; despite flashes...

Girls Basketball Takes A Win Against Mountain View 62-36

Girls Basketball Takes A Win Against Mountain View 62-36

Sofie Vogel and Mallory kuppe

January 29, 2019


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Girls Basketball takes on Mountain View with an impressive win of 62-36. Going into the game, the team was missing one of their teammates Ellie Jeffries ('19), who was out due to sickness which really changed the team dynamic. “We really missed Ellie, but I’m really glad we were able to pull it off.” Es...

Boys Soccer Ties Mountain View 2-2

Boys Soccer Ties Mountain View 2-2

Sanaz Ebrahimi, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Going into their third league game with a record of 1-1, the boys soccer team was looking forward to taking a win against Mountain View. Little did they know, even with the home field advantage, the pouring rain was coming to ruin their home turf. Regardless of the weather, the Vikings were still ready to...

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