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

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

Cole Sotnick, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

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). Both had several pins which helped them get out to a 19-18 lead early in the match. However, t...

Paly Wrestling defeated by Wilcox, 44-27

Paly Wrestling defeated by Wilcox, 44-27

Eric Aboytes, Ryan Strathearn, and Jason Shorin

February 1, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

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 (‘18), and Dara Heydarpour (‘18) all won their matches. Gans and Wang had stand out performance...

Curling iron

Curling iron

Maddy Atwater and Ethan Stern

December 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Columns, Photography, Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

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 room and see a male student working out, but you typically will not find a girl in the area. With female...

Paly wrestling outlasted by Cupertino, 52-22

Paly wrestling outlasted by Cupertino, 52-22

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015


Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

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 the performance of a lot of the…guys,” Creighton said. “[There were] too many pins, too many [of...

Paly wrestling crushed by Fremont 63-13 in first meet of season

Paly wrestling crushed by Fremont 63-13 in first meet of season

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer

January 6, 2015


Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The Paly wrestling team lost to Fremont 63-13 at their first dual meet of the season at home on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Keahi Asing (’18), Seth Goyal (’17) and Chioke Bryant-Anderson (’15) all scored for the Vikings. Alexa Austin (’15) was proud of her team, especially the underclassmen wrestling...

No such thing as a free ticket

Megan Valencia and Kylie Callan

October 3, 2014


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Features, Football, Volleyball, Wrestling

After parking their cars in the packed Churchill parking lot, Palo Alto parents, students and community members walk towards the stadium gates. The lights shine brightly on Hod Ray field as Paly players and fans anticipate the start of the Friday night football game. Some Paly spectators can simply show...

Wrestling places 6th at SCVAL tournament

Wrestling places 6th at SCVAL tournament

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer

February 16, 2014


Filed under Top Stories, Wrestling

The Paly wrestiling team ranked 6th out of 15  schools, with a total score of 104 points at the SCVAL meet this Saturday. Three Paly wrestlers clenched 1st place in their weight class, and three other wrestlers placed in the top ten for their respective weight groups. Paly wrestlers Josh Deckelman (‘...

Wrestling suffers 48-22 loss on senior night

Wrestling suffers 48-22 loss on senior night

Katie Foug and Alys Olmstead

January 30, 2014


Filed under Top Stories, Wrestling

Paly fell to Willcox 48-22 on their senior night, adding another loss to their record to make it 1-3. Josh Deckelman ('14) committed one of Paly’s two pins earning Paly its first six points of the match. Chioke Bryant ('15) earned the other pin which extended the Vikings early lead. Before Bryant’...

Wrestling falls to cross-town rival Gunn, 46-34

Wrestling falls to cross-town rival Gunn, 46-34

Katie Foug and Alys Olmstead

January 23, 2014


Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Paly lost to Gunn in their dual meet Thursday night by a close 12 points. The Vikings had to forfeit two match-ups because they were lacking wrestlers to wrestle Gunn’s 220 and 285 pound wrestlers; this cost them the 12 points they needed in order to tie Gunn. “Just another rivalry week against ...

Brief: Wrestling falls short to Oceana High School 39-33

Brief: Wrestling falls short to Oceana High School 39-33

Olivia Scola, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013


Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The Vikings started strong but could not keep their lead for very long on Thursday night. The meet only consisted of one pin from Paly, by Troy Henderson ('16).  James Giacca ('15) and Eric Oshima ('16) both wrestled up a couple of weights this meet. The team trailed behind Oceana throughout the whole...

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