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Girls’ basketball dominates Saratoga 81-46 in Coach Scott Peters’ 200th win

Girls' basketball dominates Saratoga 81-46 in Coach Scott Peters' 200th win

Bryan Look, Business Manager

January 13, 2017

Girl’s Basketball took care of Saratoga from the three point line in what was Coach Scott Peters’s 200th career win with Palo Alto High School to move to 6-3 on the year. The Vikings got off to a hot start, starting the game on a 12-4 run. The Vikings were quite impressive shooting the ball beyond...

Boys’ basketball beats Los Altos 63-50

Forward Max Dorward ('18) shoots a jumper over Gunn player.

Max Jung-Goldbeg, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017

The Paly boys basketball team beat league opponent Los Altos, 63-50, last night at Gunn High School. Junior guard Max Dorward (‘18) lead the way in scoring with 24 points and Jared Wulbrun (‘18) and William Schlemmer (‘18) both had nine points. The defense was clicking as well. Throughout the...

Boys’ soccer ties disappointing match with Mountain View

Boys' soccer ties disappointing match with Mountain View

Matan Ziv, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017

The Paly boys’ soccer team ended Tuesday’s home game against Mountain View High School in a disappointing 0-0 draw. The Vikes controlled the game for a majority of the first half, however it did not translate into chances in front of goal. A slight breakthrough was made in the twenty fo...

Boys’ soccer beats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Boys’ soccer beats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor

December 7, 2016

Paly started off with the ball and Michel-Ange Siaba (‘17) quickly took hold of the ball. Siaba was the goalie for the entire game with multiple saves from Menlo-Atherton’s strong shots at the goal. Verwillow was the star player of the first half after multiple attempts of scoring and chargi...

Girls’ soccer handles Capuchino 7-0

Girls' soccer handles Capuchino 7-0

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich

December 5, 2016

The Paly girls' soccer team continued their run of good form on Monday evening as they dominated Capuchino by the score of 7-0. The game started off similar to the last with the opposition having a very decent chance or two, but failing to convert. With the Vikings having some decent chances along...

Girls’ soccer takes down Menlo-Atherton 5-0

Girls' soccer takes down Menlo-Atherton 5-0

Haley Chalmers, Peter Snodgrass, and Steven Marinkovich

December 4, 2016

Girls' soccer comfortably took down Menlo-Atherton on Saturday afternoon by the final score of 5-0.   Despite the final score, the game started out with Menlo-Atherton dominating most of the possession and chances. They had two very good opportunities on goal to give themselves the lead early,...

Play boys’ soccer dominates over Milpitas 9-0

Play boys' soccer dominates over Milpitas 9-0

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor

November 30, 2016

Paly boys’ soccer triumphed over Milpitas High School with a final score of 9-0. Within the first three minutes of the first half of the game, Jason Shorin (‘19) scored the first of the nine goals. Shortly after, Neil Verwillow (‘17) made two goals, both from free kicks off of penalties from Mil...

Paly girls’ soccer defeats Woodside 3-0 in season opener

Dillon Scheel and Nick Smallwood

November 29, 2016

The Vikings’ girls soccer team looked strong in their season opener with a 3-0 victory against Woodside. Right out of the gate the Vikings had the ball moving. In the opening minutes of the game a flurry of nice passes left Tess Preising (‘17) with a solid shot on goal that was deflected by the g...

Volleyball beats Lynbrook In 3 Sets On Senior Night

Volleyball beats Lynbrook In 3 Sets On Senior Night

Max Jung-Goldberg and Christian Rider

October 26, 2016

In their final home game of the regular season the lady vikes defeated Lynbrook in three sets on Tuesday at Gunn High School. It was senior night and the volleyball team honored their 2017 class that includes Katie Passarello (‘17), Fiona Green (‘17), Cassandra Fong (‘17), and Jessica Lee (‘17). ...

Girl’s Water Polo Loses 5-2 Against Rival Gunn

Shannon Scheel ('12) winds up for a shot in the girls' water polo game against Castilleja.  Scheel scored two goals for the Vikings.

Max Jung-Goldberg, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016

The lady Vikings water polo team fell to cross town rival, the Gunn Titans, 5-2 at Gunn High School on Tuesday night. The Vikings had plenty of shots on goal throughout the entirety of the game but could not capitalize.  That along with an early Gunn lead, where they scored four of their five go...

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