Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer April 21, 2016

The Palo Alto High School’s varsity boys’ tennis team lost to Sacred Heart Prep 5-2 at Paly on Wednesday. The Vikings only won two of the eight matches they played. Shiv Matta (‘16) easily won...

Boys tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer March 19, 2016

The Palo Alto High School boy’s tennis team won one out of two matches against Cupertino High School at home on Thursday, March 17th. The boys played two matches to make up for one that was rained...

Girls’ tennis remains undefeated with 5-2 victory over Cupertino

Girls’ tennis remains undefeated with 5-2 victory over Cupertino

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer October 7, 2014

The girls’ tennis team remains ranked number one in their league after holding Cupertino off 5-2 in their match Tuesday afternoon at home. Coach Andy Harader was enthusiastic about the result, as...

Halle Biorn (16) anticipates hitting the ball at a recent practice. Biorn is one of the players who is looking to fill the gap of the eight graduated seniors.

Girls’ tennis preview: young team in new league

Meredith Kinnaman, Staff Writer August 26, 2014

After losing a close CCS semifinal match to the Monta Vista Matadors, the Palo Alto girls’ tennis team ended their 2013 season 19-4 in league games. This year the team decided to drop down from the De...

Girls tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Girls’ tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer October 17, 2013

The Vikings dominated the Sacred Heart Prep Gators 6-1 at home this afternoon. Aashli Budhiraja (‘14), Felicia Wang (‘14) and Avanika Narayan (‘17) all won their singles matches handily with scores...

Girls tennis takes home 5-2 win in second-to-last league match

Girls’ tennis takes home 5-2 win in second-to-last league match

Hilda Huang, Business Manager October 24, 2012

The Paly girls' tennis team approached the end of its season with a strong 5-2 victory over league opponent Leland. Paly rescheduled the match, which was originally scheduled for Yom Kippur, only to have...

Co-captain Aashli Budhiraja (14) returns a forehand at last weeks Paly Invitational. Today, Budhiraja was the only player to win (6-4, 6-1) her no. 1 singles match against Los Altoss Kacey Incerpi.

Girls’ tennis falls 4-3 to Los Altos

Hilda Huang, Business Manager September 20, 2012

Paly's girls' varsity tennis team (1-2) absorbed a 4-3 loss in a tight, long and tiring match against Los Altos (1-3), despite having beaten the Eagles last season. The outcome of the match came down to...

Sloppy play highlights teams 6-1 loss to Saratoga

Sloppy play highlights team’s 6-1 loss to Saratoga

Kevin Dukovic, Editor-in-Chief September 11, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls' tennis team (4-2, 0-1) fell 6-1 to Saratoga High School (3-3, 1-0) on a hot and sunny Tuesday afternoon at Paly. No. 2 singles player Felicia Wang ('14) was the only...

Budhiraja runs for a return in the first set. As the No. 1 single, she plays in every meet. Photo by Hilda Huang

Girls’ tennis: Same team, same coach but a new season

Hilda Huang, Business Manager September 6, 2012

Unlike some of Paly's other fall athletic teams, varsity girls' tennis has the luxury of a very close-knit team and experienced coach. Head coach Andy Harader has returned for another year with the team,...

Girls Tennis loses to Los Altos 3-4

Girls’ Tennis loses to Los Altos 3-4

Hilda Huang, Staff Writer October 20, 2011

Set to tall shadows and dissonant chords, the Palo Alto High School girls' tennis team lost in a close match to Los Altos 3-4. No. 1 single Aashli Budhiraja ('14) defaulted mid-second set due to a leg...

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