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Girls basketball triumphs over Saratoga 48-37

Girls basketball triumphs over Saratoga 48-37

Talia Malchin and Haley Chalmers

February 3, 2016


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto Girls Basketball faced the Saratoga Falcons this Tuesday, February 2nd and pulled out a 48-37 win. Coach Scott Peters was pleased with their exhibition of defensive skills. “I thought our pace and energy on defense was very good. Defensively we really made them work.” Peters said. ...

Girl’s basketball defeats Gunn 40-26

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer

January 30, 2016


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto Girl’s basketball defeated their crosstown rival Gunn on Friday night with a score of 40-26.   The Vikings started off the game down. At the end of the first quarter, Paly was down 8-10, but it was nothing they couldn’t come back from.   Starting their second quarter...

Boys’ Basketball falls to Gunn 72-59

Lauren Koyama and Skylar Burris

January 30, 2016


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team (12-7, 3-4) fell to cross-town rival Gunn High School (13-1, 4-1) 72-57 last Friday on Quad Night at Gunn High School. This was the first loss the boys basketball team has had to Gunn since 2009. The Vikings’ started off the game slow, letting the...

Boys basketball drops game to Wilcox 79-66

Boys basketball drops game to Wilcox 79-66

Bryan Look, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys Basketball drops tough game to Wilcox 79-66 Paly’s Boys Basketball team lost a disappointing game to the Wilcox Chargers by a final score of 79-66. The Vikings  jumped out to an early lead as Miles Tention (‘17) hit two early three’s with other scoring from Max Dorward (‘18) and Jack ...

Boys’ soccer ties Los Gatos 2-2

Boys’ soccer ties Los Gatos 2-2

Steven Marinkovich and Peter Snodgrass

January 27, 2016


Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly boys’ soccer team tied Los Gatos 2-2 on Wednesday afternoon. The game started out pretty slow with neither team having many clear cut shots on goal in the first half. The possession was fairly even and the majority of the game was played in the middle of the field with each team controlling...

Girls’ basketball destroys Wilcox 67-12

Girls’ basketball destroys Wilcox 67-12

Ryan Chang, Jamie Cullen, and Christian Rider

January 27, 2016


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

Palo Alto Girls Basketball faced the Wilcox Chargers in a league game Tuesday night. Palo Alto won in a blowout score of 67-12. The Vikings held the Chargers to only 12 points for the entire game. Coach Scott Peters was happy with the team’s discipline and defensive effort. “The girls did a...

Girls’ soccer defeats Saratoga 3-0

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girls’ soccer defeated Saratoga 3-0 at home, with Emily Tomz (‘18) getting a hat trick.   The Vikings found possession of the ball in the early minutes of the game, controlling the ball for the majority of the first half. Tomz started her streak soon after the whistle with a shot...

Paly boys’ soccer triumphs over Mountain View 5-0

Paly boys’ soccer triumphs over Mountain View 5-0

Samuel Desré

January 18, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Boys

Paly boys’ soccer (4-0) defeated Mountain View high school in their fourth league game of the season. The Vikings sealed the victory with a final score of 5-0. During the start of the first half, the game was even as each team got the same amount of chances to score. However, the quickly turned...

Girls’ basketball dominates Los Altos 69-31

Girls’ basketball dominates Los Altos 69-31

Ryan Chang and Jamie Cullen

January 17, 2016


Filed under Basketball - Girls

  Palo Alto Girls Basketball faced off against the Los Altos Eagles Friday night. The Vikings won 69-31. Coach Scott Peters was pleased with the team’s performance. “I’m very happy with the way we played. We played hard and with passion and there was a sense of joy when we played.” The...

Paly boys basketball falls to Los Altos 67-62

Skylar Burris and Talia Malchin

January 16, 2016


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto boys basketball fell to Los Altos at home on Friday 67-62. Although Paly came back from a 17-point deficit in the second quarter, it wasn’t enough to snag a win for the vikings. After Paly won the tip-off and Jack Simison (‘17) scored the first 2-points of the game with an easy layup,...