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Weight Debate

Summer Daniel, Nathan Seto, and Sofie Vogel
February 11, 2019
Filed under 2018/19, Design, Uncategorized, Winter Sports, Wrestling

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 body mass to stay competitive in their sport, like wrestling. Cutting weight is a standard practice t...

Intro Package

Intro Package

Jason Shorin, Eric Aboytes, and Josh Lai
February 11, 2019
Filed under Multimedia, Top Stories

12-15 Intro Package

Backlash

Backlash

Dexter Gormley, Ryan Bara, and Griffen Kemp
February 11, 2019
Filed under Top Stories

With a chance to beat the defending Super Bowl champions and continue the best season the Bears had seen in a long time, Cody Parkey lined up to kick the game deciding field goal.  With a 75% score rate between 40 and 49 yards, Parkey was set to score and put the Bears into the second round of ...

Boys Soccer Team Beats Saratoga 5-0

Boys Soccer Team Beats Saratoga 5-0

Sanaz Ebrahimi, Staff Writer
February 5, 2019
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Vikings are back with a new winning streak after taking down Saratoga 5-0. Marcus Ama (‘20) has been on fire recently scoring two goals, only missing one header on the post this game. His teammates Jason Shorin(‘19), Kenzo Morabia(‘19), and Francisco Moll(‘20), also all put in some fast s...

Boys Soccer Team Back With A Bang

Boys Soccer Team Back With A Bang

Sanaz Ebrahimi, Staff Writer
February 4, 2019
Filed under 2018/19, Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

After failing to bring home any wins over their last couple of games, the boys soccer team came back with a bang beating Los Gatos 3-1. The last time they played the cats, they tied 0-0, missing a penalty shot that could have secured the game. However, this tie only motivated them to come back out ten t...

Boys Soccer Loses to Homestead 2-0

Boys Soccer Loses to Homestead 2-0

Josh Lai
January 31, 2019
Filed under 2018/19, Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Entering the matchup against the Homestead Mustangs after tying three consecutive times, the Boys Soccer team felt positive that they could break this slump by defeating the Mustangs. Despite the positive energy that the Boys Soccer team showed early on, some controversial calls by the officials in the s...

Vikings triumph over Cupertino 55-36

Vikings triumph over Cupertino 55-36

Mallory Kuppe, Multimedia Editor
January 30, 2019
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

In tonight's match-up against Cupertino, Paly had to come in ready for anything. The Vikes have their eyes set on maintaining their league domination and with the Pioneers ranked third in league, this win was crucial. Carly Martin ('21) helped to secure the Viking's win by going 14 for 22. Martin...

Conner Lusk the hometown hero as Vikings defeat Cupertino on last shot of game

Conner Lusk the hometown hero as Vikings defeat Cupertino on last shot of game

Ya'el Sarig, Staff writer
January 29, 2019
Filed under 2018/19, Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

What started as a tame, low-scoring game quickly became a nail-biter as the Vikings narrowly beat Cupertino, 39-38, after Conner Lusk (‘20) scored the go-ahead jump shot to close out the game. The first quarter (and largely the first half) were unremarkable in terms of scoring; despite flashes...

Girls Basketball Takes A Win Against Mountain View 62-36

Girls Basketball Takes A Win Against Mountain View 62-36

Sofie Vogel and Mallory kuppe
January 29, 2019
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Girls Basketball takes on Mountain View with an impressive win of 62-36. Going into the game, the team was missing one of their teammates Ellie Jeffries ('19), who was out due to sickness which really changed the team dynamic. “We really missed Ellie, but I’m really glad we were able to pull it off.” Es...

Ball Player Brilliance

Ball Player Brilliance

Sanaz Ebrahimi, Tina Ladgerbald, Conner Lusk, and Jack Such
January 28, 2019
Filed under 2018/19, Features

Jamir Shepard (‘20) trots out of the huddle to his position out wide. His assignment is a post-corner option; a route where he is tasked with reading the safety and deciding to cut left or right down the field. In the seconds he has until the defense breaches the protective seal of the offensive line...

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