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2012 London Olympics preview

2012 London Olympics preview

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

June 22, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Features, Gymnastics, Pro Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories, Track & Field, Volleyball, Winter Sports

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...

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...

Girls’ basketball loses to Pleasant Grove, 66-56

Girls’ basketball loses to Pleasant Grove, 66-56

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team lost to Pleasant Grove Wednesday night, 66-56. The game was full of aggresive defense and an abundance of fouls that led to the game being decided in the final minutes. The scoring began when the Vikings struck first as Emilee Osagiede (‘12) made...

Brief: Girls’ basketball defeats Wilcox 45-33 in CCS semifinals

Brief: Girls’ basketball defeats Wilcox 45-33 in CCS semifinals

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

February 29, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Girls

The girls' varsity basketball team defeated Wilcox High School 45-33 tonight at Christopher High School in Gilroy. Reminiscent of last year's squad who won the Central Coast Section (CCS) title for the first time in Paly history, the Lady Vikes will defend their title against cross-town rival Gunn High...

Girls’ Basketball Smashes Milpitas 64-41 on Senior Night

Girls’ Basketball Smashes Milpitas 64-41 on Senior Night

Anne Hildebrand, Copy Editor, Staff writer

February 17, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girl’s basketball team defeated Milpitas High School on Tuesday Feb. 14 with a score of 64-41.  The Lady Vikes are still tied for first place in their league with crosstown rival Gunn High School and Wilcox High School. The Vikings honored their senior players with a Senior...

Girls’ basketball falls to Gunn, 52-42

Girls’ basketball falls to Gunn, 52-42

Peter Dennis and Jacob Lauing, Columnist and Business Manager

February 1, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team fell to Gunn High School on Wednesday, 52-42 in the rivals’ second meeting of the season. Lindsay Black ('12) led Paly’s press, forcing turnovers in the black court, but the Lady Vikes were only able to start off with a 4-0 run in the first quarter...

Opinion: Paly Realist

Opinion: Paly Realist

Mira Ahmad and Sam Borsos, Managing Editors

January 12, 2012


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

Note: The opinions expressed in this article are those of two managing editors of The Viking Magazine and are not necessarily shared by everyone at Paly or on the Viking staff. Last night, Palo Alto High School hosted a quad basketball night against cross-town rival Gunn High School.  A well-ear...

Girls’ basketball blows by Gunn on Quad Night 65-49

Girls’ basketball blows by Gunn on Quad Night 65-49

Peter Dennis and Jacob Lauing, Columnist and Business Manager

January 11, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team defeated Gunn High School, 65-49 in the third game of Quad Night at home. Paly (10-2 overall, 3-0 SCVAL) was led by Emilee Osagiede (‘12) and her 24 points, while Stephanie Allen (‘13) and Josie Butler (‘13) both chipped in nine each. The Titans...

Playing Dirty in Sports

Jack Smale

March 11, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Fall Sports, Features, Water Polo - Boys, Water Polo - Girls, Winter Sports

November 6, 2009 was arguably a day of one of the poorest displays of sportsmanship in sports history. In a womens' soccer match between New Mexico University and Brigham Young University (BYU), New Mexico defender Elizabeth Lambert shocked the world of collegiate sports. The game started as any o...

Girls’ basketball falls to Lincoln in NorCals, 56-34

Girls’ basketball falls to Lincoln in NorCals, 56-34

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer

March 11, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Video

As the saying goes, “all good things come to an end.” This stands true for the Palo Alto High School Girl’s varsity basketball team, which ended its first Central Coast Section championship season in school history with a loss to Lincoln High School, 56-34, in the second round of the Northern California...

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