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Girls Basketball squeezes out 35-33 win over Saratoga

Girls Basketball squeezes out 35-33 win over Saratoga

Summer Daniel
January 17, 2020
Filed under 2019/2020, Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Girls basketball beat Saratoga 35-33 in a tightly contested match on Tuesday, Jan 14.  The match began in Paly’s favor, as the Vikings immediately snagged the lead, ending the first quarter with eight points, trumping Saratoga’s two.  However, the game continued to swing both ways, with Sar...

Girls Varsity Soccer Defeats Saratoga 3-0

SOCCER STAR — Mariana Kessinger takes a shot on goal vs Saratoga.

Vijay Homan, Staff Writer
January 16, 2020
Filed under 2019/2020, Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly Varsity Girls Soccer team defeated Saratoga on Wednesday by a score of 3-0, thanks to the heroics of star sophomore Mariana Kessinger. The game started off with a bang, as Kessinger scored in the first few minutes to give her team an immediate lead. Throughout the first half, the ball was most...

Go Big or Go Home

Go Big or Go Home

January 9, 2020
Filed under 2019/2020, Design, Top Stories

Betting can give someone a huge rush of adrenaline, especially when there is a lot on the line. These individuals pushed their wagers to the extreme for the ultimate win-or-go-home scenario. Go Big: Accumulator Record An accumulator is a bet that involves four or more different selections for one wager t...

To the Extreme

Ryan Bara (20') skydives

Hayden Jung-Goldberg, Annika Shah, and Luke Thieman
January 9, 2020
Filed under 2019/2020, Top Stories

On October 12, 2014, Felix Baumgartner jumped from the edge of space. “Sometimes, you have to be up really high, to understand how small you are,” he said with heavy breath as he looked over the vast Earth . He was at the edge of the Earth’s stratosphere, so high that he could see the dis...

Viking’s NFL Honors

Viking's NFL Honors

Lincoln Bloom, Jackson Bundy, and Jack Elarde
January 9, 2020
Filed under 2019/2020, Design, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Most Hated: Miles Garrett Myles Garrett might have done one of the most egregious acts in recent NFL history. At the end of the Brown and Steelers game, Myles Garrett ripped off the helmet of Steelers quarterback, Mason Rudolf, and proceeded to slam it down into his head. Not many people have take...

Rising From the Ashes

Rising From the Ashes

James Fetter, Hana Erickson, Tyler Stoen, and Jenna Hickey
January 9, 2020
Filed under 2019/2020, Features, Top Stories

The stadium stood like an oasis amidst a desert of ash and fiery remains. Residents of Paradise began coming in and filling the seats to witness their high school football team link arms and walk to midfield. As the pre-game show began, waves of emotions and memories of the past year flooded back. On Aug...

Pain Killers

Pain Killers

Vijay Homan, Sophie Kadifa, Ya'el Sarig, and Will DeAndre
January 9, 2020
Filed under 2019/2020, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

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Staff View: We Can’t Hear You

Staff View: We Can't Hear You

January 9, 2020
Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

The Paly varsity football team is playing league rival Wilcox High School in a tightly contested matchup. Everything from a traditional Friday night high school football game is there: the band, the pumped players, the lights, and the action in the game. However, they are missing one key component: ...

Barbell Hell

Barbell Hell

Kevin Cullen and Sam Cleasby
January 9, 2020
Filed under 2019/2020, Final Word, Top Stories

If you have never witnessed Paly’s weight room during tutorial, then allow me to describe what it is like for you. More than enough kids to surpass fire department safety standards crammed into a space with several tools and machines that could cause injury to oneself or others if misused. Now add u...

Faithful Then, Faithful Now

Faithful Then, Faithful Now

Sofia Bliss-Carrascosa, Liam Nagesh, and Alana Abeyta
January 9, 2020
Filed under 2019/2020, Pro Sports, Profiles, Shorts, Top Stories

  A faded gold-colored bomber jacket that has started to fray envelops my grandfather, Robert Bliss. The words “FORTY NINERS” that are stitched into the iconic satin in varsity lettering don’t appear particularly noteworthy in the sea of red and gold, but bought and worn since 1976, these...

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