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Girls Basketball squeezes out 35-33 win over Saratoga

Girls Basketball squeezes out 35-33 win over Saratoga

Summer Daniel

January 16, 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

Girls Varsity Soccer Defeats Saratoga 3-0

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. 

100 Paly Sports Photos over 4 Years

100 Paly Sports Photos over 4 Years

David Hickey, Staff Writer, Photographer

May 21, 2019

I never intended to become a sports photographer. I would say luck had something to do with it but really it was a combination of good and bad luck. Bad luck that I broke my arm playing football but good luck that my mom was willing to let me pick up a camera with one arm. One game turned into a season,...

Upperclassman Girl of the Year: Carly Leong

Summer Daniel and Nathan Seto

February 25, 2019

Carly Leong (‘18) has been a member of Paly’s Varsity girls basketball team for all four years, yet her basketball journey began long before her freshman year. She started playing basketball when she was just seven years old at the YMCA, solely because her parents thought it would be a good sk...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

David Hickey, Photo Editor

February 23, 2019

The Paly Boys Varsity Basketball team poses with the CCS Division 1 Championship trophy after upsetting the number one ranked Piedmont Hills 42-33. The boys look to continue their season in the coming week with Nor-Cal Playoffs.

Photos of the Week

Photos of the Week

David Hickey, Photo Editor

February 13, 2019

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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

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

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...

Weight Debate

Summer Daniel, Nathan Seto, and Sofie Vogel

February 11, 2019

Athletes of all different sports are familiar with the sacrifices and training it takes in order to best prepare for their upcoming matches, but few have to go so far as to drop a significant amount of body mass to stay competitive in their sport, like wrestling. Cutting weight is a standard practice t...

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