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Conner Lusk the hometown hero as Vikings defeat Cupertino on last shot of game

Conner Lusk the hometown hero as Vikings defeat Cupertino on last shot of game

Ya'el Sarig, Staff writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under 2018/19, Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

What started as a tame, low-scoring game quickly became a nail-biter as the Vikings narrowly beat Cupertino, 39-38, after Conner Lusk (‘20) scored the go-ahead jump shot to close out the game. The first quarter (and largely the first half) were unremarkable in terms of scoring; despite flashes...

Girls Basketball Takes A Win Against Mountain View 62-36

Girls Basketball Takes A Win Against Mountain View 62-36

Sofie Vogel and Mallory kuppe

January 29, 2019


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Girls Basketball takes on Mountain View with an impressive win of 62-36. Going into the game, the team was missing one of their teammates Ellie Jeffries ('19), who was out due to sickness which really changed the team dynamic. “We really missed Ellie, but I’m really glad we were able to pull it off.” Es...

Boys Soccer Ties Mountain View 2-2

Boys Soccer Ties Mountain View 2-2

Sanaz Ebrahimi, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Going into their third league game with a record of 1-1, the boys soccer team was looking forward to taking a win against Mountain View. Little did they know, even with the home field advantage, the pouring rain was coming to ruin their home turf. Regardless of the weather, the Vikings were still ready to...

Boys Basketball Beats Rival Los Gatos

Boys Basketball Beats Rival Los Gatos

Gerzain Gutierrez, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings boys basketball team were able to take down their rival, the Los Gatos Wildcats, at home by a score of 62-50. “It felt amazing to beat Gatos on our home floor. We really needed that win to get our flow going again,” Matthew Marzano (‘20) said. Paly came out strong as Mar...

Jonathan Maydan Personality Profile

Jonathan Maydan Personality Profile

Gerzain Gutierrez and Daniel Rabello, Staff Writers

December 17, 2018


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

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Matthew Marzano’s Journey to Leadership

Matthew Marzano’s Journey to Leadership

Will DeAndre and Conner Lusk

December 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Featured Athlete, Profiles, Top Stories, Winter Sports

It’s seven a.m. on a Tuesday morning. Just another day for the majority of kids at Palo Alto High School, but for Matthew Marzano this is a gameday. Although he is a second year varsity player, this is the first season that Marzano will see prominent minutes and hold a leadership position on the te...

Marvin Zou

Marvin Zou

December 16, 2018


Filed under 2018/19, Basketball - Boys, Featured Athlete, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Profiles, Winter Sports

A basketball in one hand a textbook in the other. Like many Paly athletes, senior Marvin Zou must find a balance between academics and athletics. Zou, currently a senior at Paly says he has to constantly use his time effectively and efficiently so that he can maintain a high performance level with h...

Kenzo Morabia Profile

Nathan Seto and Eric Aboytes

December 13, 2018


Filed under 2018/19, Profiles, Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Videos

Kenzo Morabia Profile Senior Captain Kenzo Morabia and the boys varsity soccer team look to out-perform last year. This profile shows Morabia's role in the team as well as what soccer means to him. Video Credit: Bryan Kagiri...

Girls Soccer Team Falls to Mitty 4-0

Girls Soccer Team Falls to Mitty 4-0

Dexter Gormley

December 7, 2018


Filed under Soccer - Girls

After a physical game last night, the Paly girls soccer team fell to Archbishop Mitty 4-0 in their 4th game this year.  Last season, Mitty beat Paly in the CCS semi-finals, knocking them out of contention for the championship. Mitty has proved themselves to be a good team but the Vikings put up a g...

Winter Sports 2018-2019 Preview

Ella Jones, Lincoln Bloom, Ryan Bara, and David Hickey

December 6, 2018


Filed under Winter Sports

After a 13-5-2 run last year and placing 2nd in SCVAL’s,  the girls soccer team’s season came to an end at the hands of top national team Archbishop Mitty in the CCS Open Division Semifinals. Although the team only lost five players on Varsity, thoses loses will be felt during the year. “The...

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