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Girls’ Basketball Concludes 2017-2018 Season

Girls’ Basketball Concludes 2017-2018 Season

Mallory Kuppe, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

Paly lost to Carlmont 41-47 yesterday afternoon, knocking them out of CCS and ending their season. The game started off very strong for the Vikings, ending the first quarter ahead 10-5. By the half, the Vikings and Carlmont were tied 17-17. In the third quarter, Carlmont went on a run, taking the lead, m...

Paly Wrestling Places 15th in CCS

Paly Wrestling Places 15th in CCS

Nathan Seto, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

The Vikings’ season has come to an end, excluding the couple that are proceeding to states. In CCS, there were a few outstanding performances, including co-captain Calvin Grewal (‘18) winning his third place match, 3-2, and Dara Heydarpour (‘20) with a 4-2 record. Tyler Weaver Escobar (...

Boys Basketball Advances to C.C.S Open Semifinal Game

Boys Basketball Advances to C.C.S Open Semifinal Game

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor

February 24, 2018

The Palo Alto boys basketball team won 75-60 in an exciting first round C.C.S Open division matchup against St. Ignatius at Fremont High School on Friday. The Vikings were down three points at the end of the first quarter, but solid defense and a surge of quality offensive possessions late in the...

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018

Boys Basketball (18-2, 12-0) After winning the SCVAL title and being selected as the #3 seed in the CCS Open Division tournament, boys basketball looks to make a run at the open division title. “I want to win Open,” Will Schlemmer (‘18) said. “I think we have enough talent and experien...

Boys basketball completes 12-0 league season by beating Cupertino 58-34 on senior night

Boys basketball completes 12-0 league season by beating Cupertino 58-34 on senior night

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018

Boys basketball beat Cupertino 58-34, completing their undefeated 12-0 season in SCVAL as nine seniors were honored on senior night. Cupertino stuck around early as the first quarter ended 18-12, but the Vikings quickly opened a big lead in the second quarter. Jared Wulbrun (‘18) lead Paly with...

Palo Alto Boy’s Soccer Defeats Fremont 2-0

Palo Alto Boy’s Soccer Defeats Fremont 2-0

Zach Phillips and Bryan Look

February 16, 2018

Palo Alto High School Boys’ Soccer defeated Freemont High School 2-0 on Friday in a decisive victory. Paly was able to take an early lead (16th minute) thanks to Leyton Ho (‘19), who skillfully dribbled down the middle of the pitch, beat the center back, and slotted it home.  The Vikings...

Girl’s Soccer Loses 1-5 to Mountain View

February 16, 2018

The Vikes took a tough loss to Mountain View, ending the girl's varsity soccer match 1-5 on Valentine’s Day. Scoring 2 goals within 30 seconds and another goal 10 minutes later, the second half was very difficult for the varsity team. “We had a lot of mistakes, and we paid for it,” said coach...

Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night

Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night

Joshua Kasevich, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

Palo Alto Boys Soccer loses a hard-fought match against  SCVAL rival Los Gatos. Before the game began the team’s seniors were honored for their contribution to the squad. The seniors include Matt Knowles (‘18), Xander Sherer (‘18), Kiran Misner (‘18), Alex Antunex (‘18), Victor Magnuss...

Girls basketball triumphs over Los Gatos 60-41 on Senior Night

Girls basketball triumphs over Los Gatos 60-41 on Senior Night

Sabrina Hall and Mallory Kuppe

February 10, 2018

The Lady Vikes crushed the Los Gatos Wildcats 60-41 last night in the Peery Center during Senior Night. Friday night marked senior Carly Leong’s final league game at Paly, and what a night to remember. As the only senior on the team, all eyes were on her as her four years of dedication to the vars...

Boys Basketball Secures SCVAL De Anza League Title with 72-61 win over Los Gatos

Boys Basketball Secures SCVAL De Anza League Title with 72-61 win over Los Gatos

Tyler Foug, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018

Boys basketball defeated Los Gatos 72-61 to clinch SCVAL De Anza league. Both teams battled early on in the game changing leads on multiple occasions, causing tension in the Peery Family Center. The game was very fast paced which created many transition opportunities for both teams. With efficiency sho...

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