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

December 6, 2018

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...

Girl’s Basketball Tops South San Francisco 50-43

Girl’s Basketball Tops South San Francisco 50-43

Mallory Kuppe, Multimedia Editor

December 4, 2018

Girl’s basketball won 50-43 in their third non-conference match of the season against the South San Francisco Warriors. Going into the game, the Vikes knew this game wasn’t going to be an easy one. “I expected it to be a really hard game, they’re a physical team,” Head Coach Scott ...

Interview with Peter Diepenbrock

Interview with Peter Diepenbrock

Will Strauch and Bryan Look

May 22, 2018

Skip ahead to... 2:07 Falling in love with basketball 29:01 Jeremy Lin 47:12 Interaction with Spike Lee...

Boys Basketball Defeats Menlo in NorCal Semifinal 54-47

Boys Basketball Defeats Menlo in NorCal Semifinal 54-47

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor

March 14, 2018

Boys basketball defeated Menlo, 54-47, in a thrilling Northern California semifinal game on Tuesday night at the Peery Center. The game gave Palo Alto an opportunity for a rematch with the Knights who beat them back in December of 2017. Max Dorward (‘18) lead the way with 22 points and Bryant Je...

Paly Boys Tennis Loses to Saratoga 4-3

Will DeAndre, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

On Thursday afternoon, the boys tennis team faced off against Saratoga High School for their fifth game of the year. Going into this game Paly was 2-2 with their most recent game being a blowout win over Homestead High School. The game against Saratoga, however, did not go as the Vikings would have h...

Boys Basketball Does it Again, Upsets #1 Heritage 59-49

Boys Basketball Does it Again, Upsets #1 Heritage 59-49

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2018

In the quarterfinals of the CIF Division I NorCal Tournament, boys basketball upset top-seeded Heritage 59-49. After beating #1 seeded Dublin in the same tournament last year, the circumstances of this game felt eerily similar. Coming off some impressive victories, Paly headed into the top-seeded ...

Girls Soccer Loses to Mitty in C.C.S Open Semifinal

Girls Soccer Loses to Mitty in C.C.S Open Semifinal

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor

March 1, 2018

Girls soccer lost to Archbishop Mitty, 4-0, in the C.C.S Open Division tournament semifinal game on Tuesday at Fremont High School. The Monarchs took control of the game early scoring their first goal within the first five minutes and proceeded to score again at the end of the first half. They scored...

Boys Basketball Loses to Mitty in C.C.S Open Semifinal

Boys Basketball Loses to Mitty in C.C.S Open Semifinal

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor

February 28, 2018

The boys basketball team suffered a 73-61 loss to Archbishop Mitty in the C.C.S Open Division tournament semifinal game at Independence High School on Tuesday night. According to MaxPreps, the loss snaps Palo Alto’s 21 game winning streak and puts their record at 23-3 on the season.   It was a...

Boys Soccer’s Season Ends With a 2-1 Loss to Bellarmine

Boys Soccer’s Season Ends With a 2-1 Loss to Bellarmine

Hayley Levine, News Editor

February 27, 2018

The Vikings season comes to an end with a heart-breaking 2-1 loss to Bellarmine. The first half was back and forth. Both teams had chances and were unable to capitalize on them. It was scoreless going into the half. Going into the second half, it continued to be a back and forth. With 20 minutes left...

Girls Soccer Beats Pioneer 2-0 in CCS Playoffs

Girls Soccer Beats Pioneer 2-0 in CCS Playoffs

Will DeAndre, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

This Saturday the Girls Varsity Soccer team defeated the Pioneer Mustangs by a score of 2-0 behind goals from Frida Rivera (‘20) and Ally Scheve (‘18). This win means that the Vikings will advance to the semi-finals of the CCS open-division playoffs. Early in the 13th minute of the game Rivera ...

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