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Girls’ basketball falls 37-31 on senior night

Girls’ basketball falls 37-31 on senior night

Tori DeStefano and Priscilla Bell

February 21, 2014

Paly girls’ basketball’s senior night ended with a disappointing loss to the Los Gatos Wildcats. Seniors Hope Crockett ('14) and Charlotte Alipate ('14) were honored tonight in their last home game of their final season. The first quarter began with the Wildcats and Vikings battling neck in neck...

Boys’ basketball upsets Los Altos, 55-51

Boys’ basketball upsets Los Altos, 55-51

Sheila Subramanian and Gillian Chryst

February 6, 2014

The boys’ basketball team won victory over the undefeated Los Altos Eagles on Wednesday night to advance to an overall league record of 5-2. “I thought that was the best we played all season especially on the defensive end. We got a ton of stops especially in the 4th quarter,” shooting guard ...

Boys’ basketball manhandles Homestead 63-49

Boys’ basketball manhandles Homestead 63-49

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

January 31, 2014

The Paly boys' basketball team claims victory over Homestead Mustangs Wednesday night advancing them to a 4-2 record in league and 9-8 record overall. "I think it was a good win," captain Noah Phillips ('14) said. "I thought we finished pretty strong." Homestead scored an early three-pointer, but...

Staff vs. student basketball game ends in 22-14 blowout

Staff vs. student basketball game ends in 22-14 blowout

Garrett Reynolds, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014

On Thursday, during the winter rally, the staff dominated the students by a final score of 22-14. The low scoring basketball game was defined by turnovers and missed shots. One of the only bright spots of the game for the student team was the first quarter, in which the students outscored the staff ...

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013

The Palo Alto High School Girls’ basketball team dominated Wesley College 68-31 in Vikings territory on Tuesday evening. The Vikings’ strong offensive side contributed to the constant lead they maintained throughout the game. In the first quarter, the Lady Vikes immediately grabbed a lead of seven...

North Korean sports feel the effects of rising tensions within the country

North Korean sports feel the effects of rising tensions within the country

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

On July 25, 2012, days before the opening ceremony for the London Olympics, the North Korean women’s soccer team was scheduled to play Colombia. Even before the game started, problems began to arise. A North Korean player's name was announced when all of a sudden, a loud uproar rang out through t...

The great debate: Mike Rice

The great debate: Mike Rice

Jonny Glazier and Rohit Ramkumar

April 26, 2013

Did the sports community and the entire nation overreact to the Mike Rice incident or did they react the right way? Rohit: I think that people are overreacting to this whole incident. Keep in mind, I am in no way condoning Mike Rice’s actions. Rather, I believe that the outside world is looking...

Cut short

Cut short

Audrey DeBruine and Nora Rosati

March 21, 2013

“Helpless” and “frustrated.” That is how varsity soccer and lacrosse player Nina Kelty (‘13) was left feeling after her two most recent high school sports seasons. Both were lost to violations of California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) rules when Paly fielded ineligible players. Last ...

‘E.J. Who?’

‘E.J. Who?’

Julia Saul and Audrey DeBruine

February 22, 2013

On Feb. 25, 2012, almost exactly one year ago, the Paly boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaker in overtime to the St. Francis High School Lancers in the semifinals of the Central Coast Section (CCS) Division II championship tournament. This was the last game Israel Hakim (‘12), the team’s seco...

Paly to take on Riordan in the first round of CCS

Paly to take on Riordan in the first round of CCS

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

February 20, 2013

It's been quite the season for the Paly boys' basketball team. The Vikings won all 12 of their league games by double digits, currently hold the best record (23-1) of any high school team in Northern California and finished their season on a 21-game winning streak. The Vikes, however, still have more...

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