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Dawkins and Petriceks pour in 32, outlast Gunn 54-41

Dawkins and Petriceks pour in 32, outlast Gunn 54-41

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013

Boys' basketball took to the court in a hostile environment at Gunn High School to cap off the five game showcase between the two rival schools. Aubrey Dawkins (‘13) and Aldis Petriceks (‘13) both finished with a game high 16 points. Keller Chyst (‘14) had a monster block in the first minutes...

Boys’ hoops grab 20th straight in decisive victory over Gatos

Boys’ hoops grab 20th straight in decisive victory over Gatos

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013

“It is what it is” Aubrey Dawkins (‘13) said on his feelings about Friday night being his last home game with The Vikings. Dawkins led his team in scoring, dropping 18 points and grabbing 11 boards to help rally his team from a three point, first quarter deficit to a dominant 70-43 victory over...

Vikings overcome slow start, clip Spartans 41-30

Vikings overcome slow start, clip Spartans 41-30

Audrey DeBruine and Pippa Raffel

January 26, 2013

In the fourth and final game of Friday night’s "Quad Night," the Paly boys’ basketball team (17-1, 7-0) upended the Mountain View Spartans (10-8, 4-4) 41-30 thanks to strong defensive play and 19 points from Aubrey Dawkins (‘13). The Vikings started out slowly, trailing the Spartans deep into...

Paly ‘Quad Night’ features Paly-Gunn rivalry

Paly ‘Quad Night’ features Paly-Gunn rivalry

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013

Palo Alto High School will host a Quad Night tonight involving cross-town rival Gunn. Girls' varsity will tipoff at 6:15 tonight following the JV girls game. The Lady Vikes enter the game with a 4-1 record in league. The rivaling Titans boast a 3-2 league record making this an intriguing matchup:...

Chryst’s 17 points lead Vikings to 12th straight win

Chryst’s 17 points lead Vikings to 12th straight win

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

January 15, 2013

The Vikings improved to an overall 14-1 record and captured their 12th consecutive win Tuesday after a decisive, 56-25 victory over the Cupertino Pioneers. Paly was led by center Keller Chryst ('14), who posted a team high 17 points in the Viking’s victory. Coach Adam Sax was pleased with how...

Dawkins, defense carry Vikings past Saratoga

Dawkins, defense carry Vikings past Saratoga

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

January 8, 2013

The Paly boys’ basketball team got the best of the Saratoga High School Falcons 57-47 Tuesday at home. Despite low attendance, the Vikings were able to maintain intensity and lead the Falcons throughout the game. Paly's Aubrey Dawkins (‘13) led all scorers with 27 points. Paly head coach Adam...

2012 London Olympics preview

2012 London Olympics preview

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

June 22, 2012

The Viking will provide online, Twitter and Facebook updates on Paly's Olympic hopefuls and Olympians beginning Monday, June 25 at the 2012 USA Swimming and Diving Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebr. until the Aug. 12 closing ceremonies at the 2012 London Olympics.  When the countdown clock in Trafa...

Roots of resilience – Jeremy Lin’s past foreshadows his NBA future

Roots of resilience – Jeremy Lin’s past foreshadows his NBA future

Kevin Dukovic and Austin Poore

April 20, 2012

AT THE BEGINNING OF FEBRUARY, Jeremy Lin (‘06) was just another NBA benchwarmer, toiling in the depths of the New York Knicks roster and unknown to all but the most loyal of fans. His claim to fame at the time was limited to his status as the first American player of Chinese or Taiwanese descen...

Sunday Mornings with Jeremy

Michael Strong

April 20, 2012

Some might remember Jeremy Lin as the kid who led the Palo Alto varsity boys’ basketball team to a state title back in 2006. Or maybe they remember him as the man who scored an impressive 30 points against the 13th ranked UConn Huskies in 2009, slamming home two massive dunks on Harvard’s way to a...

Lin needs surgery, will likely miss remainder of season

Lin needs surgery, will likely miss remainder of season

Kevin Dukovic, Staff Writer

March 31, 2012

Linsanity was put on hold Saturday when the news broke that Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is to have surgery next week to repair a slightly torn meniscus in his left knee. Lin could reportedly miss up to six weeks, making a return to the court this season highly unlikely seeing as how the NBA regular...

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