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Staff vs. student basketball game ends in 22-14 blowout

Staff vs. student basketball game ends in 22-14 blowout

Garrett Reynolds, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Staff, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Thursday, during the winter rally, the staff dominated the students by a final score of 22-14. The low scoring basketball game was defined by turnovers and missed shots. One of the only bright spots of the game for the student team was the first quarter, in which the students outscored the staff ...

Girls’ basketball triumphs 79-21 over Milpitas

Girls’ basketball triumphs 79-21 over Milpitas

Clara Harrington

January 11, 2014


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Lady Vikes put on a dominating performance during Friday nights game coming back from its first loss of the season. “We suffered a rough loss on Tuesday, so it was a nice bounce back,” Maddie Atwater (‘16) said. The game started off strong for the Vikings, with Skyler Burris (‘16) scor...

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School Girls’ basketball team dominated Wesley College 68-31 in Vikings territory on Tuesday evening. The Vikings’ strong offensive side contributed to the constant lead they maintained throughout the game. In the first quarter, the Lady Vikes immediately grabbed a lead of seven...

Girls’ basketball crushes San Mateo 82-29

Girls’ basketball crushes San Mateo 82-29

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ basketball team dominated San Mateo High School on Wednesday night beating them 82-29. The team got of to an early lead with contributions from several players on the team including huge production from Siggi Bengston (’16) and Alexis Harris (’16). By the end of the first...

Brief: Girls’ basketball triumphs on Senior Night

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

February 9, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

After a 10 minute ceremony honoring the team's three seniors, Josie Butler ('13), Annie Susco ('13), and Stephanie Allen ('13),  the Lady Vikes (8-12) were  topped the Los Gatos Wildcats (6-15) 44-38. The Vikings took a quick lead in the first quarter with two quick baskets from Butler and Charlotte...

Lady Vikes lose despite big game from Alipate

Lady Vikes lose despite big game from Alipate

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

February 4, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

Under the lights at quad night, the girls’ basketball suffered a 40-34 loss to Lynbrook High School last Friday. Despite a 13 point performance by Charlotte Alipate (‘14), Lynbrook’s uptempo offense was too much for the Lady Vikes’ full court pressure. The Vikings’ record falls I thought ...

Paly ‘Quad Night’ features Paly-Gunn rivalry

Paly ‘Quad Night’ features Paly-Gunn rivalry

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls

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:...

Last second free-throws by Atwater secure Paly win over Wilcox

Last second free-throws by Atwater secure Paly win over Wilcox

Colin Patterson

January 16, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

A free-throw in the last 60 seconds of the fourth quarter by Joesetta Fatuesi (‘14) gave the Wilcox Chargers a 42-41 lead over the Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team. Another foul against Paly gave Wilcox a second chance at a free-throw, but unfortunately for the Chargers she stepped...

Girls’ basketball tops Saratoga 43-39

Girls’ basketball tops Saratoga 43-39

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

January 10, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

Paly's girls' basketball team defeated the Saratoga Falcons 43-39 on Wednesday night at home, maintaining their undefeated record. The Vikings took to the court Wednesday night taking on Saratoga Falcons in their second league game. Point guard Maddy Atwater ('16) led all scorers with 12 points. For...

Girls basketball preview

Girls basketball preview

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

The Girls Basketball has kicked off this year’s season with the bitter memory of the tough loss to rival Gunn High School in CCS last year. This year the Lady Vikes hope to build on what successes they did have last year. The team lost point guard Lindsay Black ('12) and shooting guards Sam and...

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