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Girls’ basketball overcomes Mountain View, 59-51

Mira Ahmad and Shannon Scheel

March 2, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team (13-4, 7-0) defeated the Mountain View Spartans (7-11, 0-7) 59-51 this Friday at Paly. The Lady Vikes remain undefeated in Santa Clara Valley Athletic League play. Although the Spartans have not won a game in the league season, they proved they had ...

Girls’ basketball defeats Gunn, 47-39, for first time in 3 years

Mira Ahmad and Matt Lam

March 2, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Girls

Three years. For Mariah Philips (‘11) and Katerina Peterson (‘11) it has felt like an eternity. Year after year and game after game Philips and Peterson have faced cross-town rival Gunn High School and walked off the court with the same result; a loss. If you ask any Palo Alto High School athl...

Girls’ basketball wins first league game against Lynbrook

March 2, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity basketball team wasn’t the only team representing the Viking mascot Wednesday night. It hosted and defeated Lynbrook High School, 40-31 in an intense opening to league play. Although Lynbrook gained momentum in the third quarter, the Lady Vikes used their...

Brief: Girls’ basketball beats Wilcox, 41-18

Anne Hildebrand

January 30, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team beat Wilcox last night, 41-18, making the Lady Vikes 9-0 in league. Paly (9-0 De Anza, 15-4) started off sloppily, letting Wilcox take the lead. Lindsay Black (‘12) fouled three times when Paly coach Scott Peters called a time-out to settle...

Transition from middle school to high school sports

Transition from middle school to high school sports

Anne Hildebrand, Staff Writer

January 18, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Volleyball

Jordan, Jane Lathrop Stanford and Terman.Most of us came from one of these middle schools. When we competed against each other then, the last thing on our minds was that these opponents would soon be our teammates. But now our time in middle school has come and gone, and the schools have combined into ...

Paly girls’ basketball triumphs over Los Gatos, 58-37, on Senior Night

Gracie Marshall

October 21, 2010


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Volleyball, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto girls’ basketball team extended its flawless league record to 11-0 Wednesday night after a 58-37 victory over Los Gatos (7-4). The win was bittersweet for the Lady Vikes; it brought them one step closer to obtaining the No. 1 in Central Coast Section but it was also the last nigh...