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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...

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...

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