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Dawkins and Petriceks pour in 32, outlast Gunn 54-41

Dawkins and Petriceks pour in 32, outlast Gunn 54-41

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013

Boys' basketball took to the court in a hostile environment at Gunn High School to cap off the five game showcase between the two rival schools. Aubrey Dawkins (‘13) and Aldis Petriceks (‘13) both finished with a game high 16 points. Keller Chyst (‘14) had a monster block in the first minutes...

Lady Vikes lose despite big game from Alipate

Lady Vikes lose despite big game from Alipate

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

February 4, 2013

Under the lights at quad night, the girls’ basketball suffered a 40-34 loss to Lynbrook High School last Friday. Despite a 13 point performance by Charlotte Alipate (‘14), Lynbrook’s uptempo offense was too much for the Lady Vikes’ full court pressure. The Vikings’ record falls I thought ...

Vikings overcome slow start, clip Spartans 41-30

Vikings overcome slow start, clip Spartans 41-30

Audrey DeBruine and Pippa Raffel

January 26, 2013

In the fourth and final game of Friday night’s "Quad Night," the Paly boys’ basketball team (17-1, 7-0) upended the Mountain View Spartans (10-8, 4-4) 41-30 thanks to strong defensive play and 19 points from Aubrey Dawkins (‘13). The Vikings started out slowly, trailing the Spartans deep into...

Last second free-throws by Atwater secure Paly win over Wilcox

Last second free-throws by Atwater secure Paly win over Wilcox

Colin Patterson

January 16, 2013

A free-throw in the last 60 seconds of the fourth quarter by Joesetta Fatuesi (‘14) gave the Wilcox Chargers a 42-41 lead over the Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team. Another foul against Paly gave Wilcox a second chance at a free-throw, but unfortunately for the Chargers she stepped...

Girls’ basketball tops Saratoga 43-39

Girls’ basketball tops Saratoga 43-39

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

January 10, 2013

Paly's girls' basketball team defeated the Saratoga Falcons 43-39 on Wednesday night at home, maintaining their undefeated record. The Vikings took to the court Wednesday night taking on Saratoga Falcons in their second league game. Point guard Maddy Atwater ('16) led all scorers with 12 points. For...

Dawkins, defense carry Vikings past Saratoga

Dawkins, defense carry Vikings past Saratoga

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

January 8, 2013

The Paly boys’ basketball team got the best of the Saratoga High School Falcons 57-47 Tuesday at home. Despite low attendance, the Vikings were able to maintain intensity and lead the Falcons throughout the game. Paly's Aubrey Dawkins (‘13) led all scorers with 27 points. Paly head coach Adam...

The house that Harbaugh built

The house that Harbaugh built

Sammy Solomon and Jonny Glazier

December 14, 2012

Whispers circulated through the student section as the Viking football team took on the Los Gatos Wildcats; “Jim Harbaugh (‘82) is here.” Wearing a Giants baseball cap, the San Francisco 49ers head coach was sitting towards the top of the Paly stands next to his wife Sarah and high school fri...

Mind over matter

Mind over matter

Charlotte Biffar and Nora Rosati, Features Editor, Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2012

From a chess champion in fourth grade to a two sport varsity athlete, Alec Wong (‘12) brings another element to the athletic arena.  For many, the ideal “male varsity athlete” fits a preconceived physical image.  Yet a look at the various Paly varsity athletes suggests that this image does not ...

Sunday Mornings with Jeremy

Michael Strong

April 20, 2012

Some might remember Jeremy Lin as the kid who led the Palo Alto varsity boys’ basketball team to a state title back in 2006. Or maybe they remember him as the man who scored an impressive 30 points against the 13th ranked UConn Huskies in 2009, slamming home two massive dunks on Harvard’s way to a...

Jeremy Lin reminisces on his Palo Alto days after Knicks crush Pacers, 115-100

Jeremy Lin reminisces on his Palo Alto days after Knicks crush Pacers, 115-100

Emy Kelty, Editor-in Chief

March 17, 2012

[NEW YORK] After the New York Knicks crushed the Indiana Pacers 115-100 at Madison Square Garden last night, Jeremy Lin ('06), who finished the game with 13 points and 5 assists, reminisced of his memories of his hometown in Palo Alto, Calif. During the interview, Lin smiled and let out a few chuckles...

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