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Girls’ soccer falls to Monta Vista, 2-0

Nathan Norimoto and Skylar Dorosin

March 2, 2011


Filed under Soccer - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (4-5) lost to Monta Vista 2-0 Wednesday afternoon in its second league game of the season. The team’s difficulty with connecting passes and finishing shots was a deciding factor in the loss. "I believe we didn't make the right passes, and I think...

Boys’ basketball triumphs over Homestead, 79-74

Charlie Kelsey

March 2, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys' basketball team prevailed over Homestead High School, 79-74, last night at home. The Vikings held on to the lead despite a dangerous resurgence from the visitors late in the fourth quarter. The Vikings came into the game radiating confidence, and that confidence...

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...

Boys’ basketball dismantles Los Altos, 65-45

Ben Snieder

March 2, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team (8-5, 2-0) cruises through a 65-45 victory over visiting Los Altos High School (5-9, 1-1) tonight, continuing its strong start in league play. “Everybody is coming together and really getting to know each other,” guard Davante Adams (‘11)...

Girls’ soccer shuts out Homestead 2-0 in first league game

Mariah Phillips and Paige Borsos

March 2, 2011


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (4-4, 1-0) beat the Homestead Mustangs (3-2-2) in the first league game of the season this Wednesday at home, 2-0. The Lady Vikes got off to a quick start when Virginia Tech-bound center back Helen Butler (’11) scored a goal in the opening minutes...

Palo Alto girls’ basketball triumphs over Los Gatos, 58-37, on senior night

Gracie Marshall

February 27, 2011


Filed under 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 night the...

Palo Alto boys’ basketball breezes by Cupertino, 52-42, in CCS quarterfinals

Ben Sneider and Alana Schwartz, Staff Writers

February 27, 2011


Filed under Video, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team (19-6) defeated Cupertino High School (18-8) this morning, 52-42, at Foothill College in the Central Coast Section quarterfinals. Both teams showcased stiff defenses early, particularly the Pioneer's zone defense, which made it difficult for the Vikings...

Palo Alto girls’ basketball dribbles all over Santa Teresa, 53-47

Shannon Scheel and Mira Ahmad

February 27, 2011


Filed under Winter Sports

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...

Palo Alto boys’ soccer battles Saratoga, ties fifth straight

Palo Alto boys’ soccer battles Saratoga, ties fifth straight

February 27, 2011


Filed under Winter Sports

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...

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