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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...

The Boys Varsity Basketball Team poses with their CCS Division 1 Championship trophey

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...

Paly seniors pose during the senior night celebration

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...

Marvin Zou (19) elevates past defenders to lay the ball in.

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

Ya'el Sarig, Staff writer January 29, 2019

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...

David Hickey

Boys Basketball Beats Rival Los Gatos

Gerzain Gutierrez, Staff Writer January 13, 2019

The Palo Alto Vikings boys basketball team were able to take down their rival, the Los Gatos Wildcats, at home by a score of 62-50. “It felt amazing to beat Gatos on our home floor. We really needed...

Matthew Marzanos Journey to Leadership

Matthew Marzano’s Journey to Leadership

Will DeAndre, Conner Lusk, and December 17, 2018

It’s seven a.m. on a Tuesday morning. Just another day for the majority of kids at Palo Alto High School, but for Matthew Marzano this is a gameday. Although he is a second year varsity player, this...

Marvin Zou

Marvin Zou

December 16, 2018

A basketball in one hand a textbook in the other. Like many Paly athletes, senior Marvin Zou must find a balance between academics and athletics. Zou, currently a senior at Paly says he has to constantly...

Interview with Peter Diepenbrock

Interview with Peter Diepenbrock

Will Strauch and Bryan Look May 22, 2018

Skip ahead to... 2:07 Falling in love with basketball 29:01 Jeremy Lin 47:12 Interaction with Spike Lee

Boys Basketball Defeats Menlo in NorCal Semifinal 54-47

Boys Basketball Defeats Menlo in NorCal Semifinal 54-47

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor March 14, 2018

Boys basketball defeated Menlo, 54-47, in a thrilling Northern California semifinal game on Tuesday night at the Peery Center. The game gave Palo Alto an opportunity for a rematch with the Knights...

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