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Paly Wrestling falls short to Los Gatos on Senior Night 44-32

Dara Heydarpour ('20) prepares to strike his opponent
February 7, 2020

  It was senior night for the Paly Wrestling Thursday, and despite stellar performances from certain individuals, the Vikings came up short against league rival Los Gatos with a score of 44-32. Notable...

Paly Wrestling defeats Lynbrook, 54-35

January 21, 2020

Paly Co-ed wrestling blew out Lynbrook in their league play by a score of 54 to 35 at home Tuesday night. Adar Schwarzbach (‘21) led the way for Paly, pinning his opponent, keeping up his streak of...

Weight Debate

For years, the seemingly unspoken and taboo topic of wrestling that brings stories of success but also physical deterioration and potentially dangerous practices, however, modern knowledge has shone light on the topic.
February 11, 2019

Athletes of all different sports are familiar with the sacrifices and training it takes in order to best prepare for their upcoming matches, but few have to go so far as to drop a significant amount of...

Paly Wrestling Places 15th in CCS

Andrew Wang ('19) throws down his opponent.
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...

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason
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...

Paly Wrestling Falls to Los Gatos With a Score of 42-28

Paly Wrestling Falls to Los Gatos With a Score of 42-28
February 7, 2018

Paly Co-ed wrestling fell short to rivals Los Gatos with a score of 42-28 on Wednesday night. The team had a positive start with stellar performances from Andrew Wang (‘19) and Halo Lynch (‘21)....

Paly Wrestling defeated by Wilcox, 44-27

February 1, 2018

The Paly wrestling team was defeated by Wilcox by a score of 44-27 on Tuesday. There were some positives for the Vikings as Aidan Gans (‘19), Andrew Wang (‘19), Cooper Kim (‘18), Calvin Grewal...

Winter Sports Soundcloud Rap🔥

December 21, 2017

Check out our winter sports rap on sound cloud for a good time!

Curling iron

Courtney Lovely ('16) works out in the Paly weight room with the rest of the girls basketball team
Strength training is an important part of any athlete’s workout regiment, yet many athletes still do not do it. Well, if it could prevent a serious injury like an ACL tear, would you? Read more to find out why athletes, especially female ones, should begin a strength training program.
December 8, 2015

Many high school male athletes lift weights and work out on a very consistent basis for sports training, getting stronger, or even building muscle. You can walk into pretty much any high school weight...

Paly wrestling outlasted by Cupertino, 52-22

Seth Goyal ('17) looks to take down his opponent in the dual meet against Cupertino on Jan. 22.
January 22, 2015

The Palo Alto wrestling team fell to Cupertino High School 52-22 at home on Thursday, Jan. 22. Coach Braumon Creighton was disappointed with the Vikings' performance. “I’m disappointed with...

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