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Girls’ basketball advances to CCS finals for the first time ever- defeating North Salinas High School 33-25

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer

March 2, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

In a year that has already brought two nearly perfect seasons, the Palo Alto High School varsity girls' basketball team is continuing the trend. The Lady Vikes, who were undefeated De Anza league champions and have continued the perfection in Central Coast Section (CCS) play. Last night, the team defeated...

Girls’ basketball dribbles all over Santa Teresa, 53-47

Mira Ahmad and Shannon Scheel

March 2, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Girls

It has been a strong season for the Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity basketball team, but it’s not over yet. The Lady Vikes defeated Santa Teresa High School (12-16), 53-47, to advance to the Central Coast Section Division I semifinals on Wednesday. Guard Mariah Philips ('11) had a game-high...

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

Gracie Marshall

March 2, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Girls

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...

Girls’ basketball beats Gunn, 39-33

Anne Hildebrand

March 2, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Girls

Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball defeated cross-town rival Gunn High School in a close 39-33 game on Feb. 11. The Lady Vikes got off to a slow start with only three baskets and two free throws to the Titans 15 points in the first quarter. Gunn had the first, second and third goals (possible...

Boys’ soccer ties again

Sam Greene

March 2, 2011


Filed under Soccer - Boys

Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer refuses to shake off a nasty habit. After hosting the Los Gatos High School Wildcats on their home turf this afternoon, the Vikings left the field with missed opportunities, dimming the scoreboard with yet another tie, 0-0. Still missing key players, the team's...

Brief: Girls’ basketball beats Wilcox, 41-18

Anne Hildebrand

March 2, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Girls

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 his ...

Boys’ soccer ties Gunn, 1-1

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor

March 2, 2011


Filed under Soccer - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team struggled to maintain an early lead in a grueling contest with Gunn High School, leaving the Titans' field with a final result of 1-1. Though still carrying an undefeated league record (3-0-6), the Vikings are unable to maintain a consistent lineup...

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 ...

Boys’ soccer struggles against Saratoga, ties fifth straight

Peter Dennis and John Dickerson

March 2, 2011


Filed under Soccer - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team tied Saratoga 0-0, marking its fifth tie in as many games. The Vikings entered the game without midfielder Federico Clerici ('12), forward and keeper Kris Hoglund ('12), defender Ricky Minno ('11) and forward Zac Hummel ('11). Hoglund, who assumed a portion of the goalie duty this year, broke his leg in ...

Girls’ soccer stunned by Los Altos, 2-1

Ben Sneider

March 2, 2011


Filed under Soccer - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (5-6-1, 2-2-1) was defeated 2-1 by Los Altos High School (3-2-5, 2-2-2) today, tightening the race for supremacy in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League. The first half was a deadlock for both teams. The Lady Vikes saw little success in creating...