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Sunday Mornings with Jeremy

Michael Strong

April 20, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

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...

Jeremy Lin reminisces on his Palo Alto days after Knicks crush Pacers, 115-100

Jeremy Lin reminisces on his Palo Alto days after Knicks crush Pacers, 115-100

Emy Kelty, Editor-in Chief

March 17, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Featured Athlete, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Photography, Profiles, Top Stories, Winter Sports

[NEW YORK] After the New York Knicks crushed the Indiana Pacers 115-100 at Madison Square Garden last night, Jeremy Lin ('06), who finished the game with 13 points and 5 assists, reminisced of his memories of his hometown in Palo Alto, Calif. During the interview, Lin smiled and let out a few chuckles...

Managing the madness

Managing the madness

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer

March 14, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Boys, College Sports, Columns, Top Stories, Winter Sports

With February coming to an end and winter not quite over, the Paly campus is engulfed in its annual stupor. School is back in full swing following grueling first semester finals, and the perennial third quarter slump has come out in full force. With a demanding six straight weeks of school, people...

Brief: Boys’ basketball falls to St. Francis, 70-64 in OT

Peter Dennis, Columnist

February 25, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys' basketball team fell to St. Francis High School 70-64 in overtime in CCS quarterfinal play on Saturday. Following their thrubbing of South San Francisco on Thursday, the Vikings faced a tough matchup in the WCAL five seed Lancers. The Lancers, seeded third in CCS bracket...

I hate to say it but…

I hate to say it but…

Peter Dennis, Columnist

February 23, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Pro Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

…but Jeremy Lin (’06) is in for a rough few weeks. I know how foreign that may sound, what with him leading the before-terrible Knicks to wins in 8 out of their last 10 games, including a 7 game winning streak. Yes, he has scored the most points in his first 6 games since the NBA/ABA merger in ’76....

Boys’ basketball smashes Milpitas 61-38

Boys’ basketball smashes Milpitas 61-38

Colin Patterson and Austin Poore

February 18, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto boys' basketball team (8-2) demolished the Milpitas Trojans (1-7) in a 61-38 win at home on Senior Night. After losing the tip off, the Vikings went straight to defense.  They managed to hold the Trojans to zero and quickly scored a three-pointer by Aubrey Dawkins ('13).  After a l...

Lin drops 26, Knicks snap winning streak

Lin drops 26, Knicks snap winning streak

Alan Lamarque, Web Editor

February 8, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Former Palo Alto student Jeremy Lin (‘06) and the Knicks suffered their first loss in almost two weeks, 85-89 at the hands of the New Orleans Hornets. Turnovers proved to be crucial as the Knicks gave the ball away 21 times throughout the game and dug an early hole for themselves. The loss is Li...

Boys’ basketball falls to Cupertino 54-47

Boys’ basketball falls to Cupertino 54-47

Austin Poore and Spencer Drazovich

February 4, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team lost to Cupertino 54-47 at home Friday night after several fourth quarter lead changes. Paly jumped out to an early 4-0 lead after layups by Israel Hakim (‘12) and Aubrey Dawkins ('13). Cupertino quickly bounced back with an 11-0 run of its own, thank...

Boys’ basketball stomps Gunn, 65-54

Boys’ basketball stomps Gunn, 65-54

Colin Patterson and Alan Lamarque

February 2, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys' basketball team (6-1) wiped out Gunn High School (1-7) 65-54, Wednesday night at Gunn.  After a close  first half, the Vikings jumped ahead closing the game with a 17-point win. Going into the game, forward E.J. Floreal ('13) understood the importance of playing a ...

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