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Boys Soccer’s Season Ends With a 2-1 Loss to Bellarmine

Boys Soccer's Season Ends With a 2-1 Loss to Bellarmine
February 27, 2018

The Vikings season comes to an end with a heart-breaking 2-1 loss to Bellarmine. The first half was back and forth. Both teams had chances and were unable to capitalize on them. It was scoreless going...

Q & A with Jack Devine

In order to investigate the differences between private school and public school athletics, Viking interviewed Varsity athlete and D1 recruit, Jack Devine. Devine, a junior, lives in Palo Alto, and had he decided to attend public school, he would be enrolled at Paly. Devine excelled at athletics in elementary and middle school and because of this, elected to attend Bellarmine College Prep. Since then he has continued to improve at both football and lacrosse. He is currently the backup Quarterback of Bellarmine’s football team and has already committed to play lacrosse at Marquette University.
November 2, 2016

VIKING MAGAZINE: What is playing sports like at a private school compared to a public school? JACK DEVINE:  I haven’t witnessed it firsthand, but from what I’ve heard, I think it’s a bit more...

Boys’ Swimming takes second; Girls’ Swimming takes third at 2012 CCS meet

Margaret Wenslau ('12) swam the last leg in the 200yd freestyle relay in the CCS championship finals. The group finished second to Gunn's A team with a time of 1:37.03. Photo by Scotty Bara
May 12, 2012

After two long days of competition, boys' swimming and diving took second and girls' swimming and diving took third in the 2012 Central Coast Section Championships at Santa Clara Swim Center. Bellarmine...

Swimming snags win over Monta Vista

After beating Monta Vista today with a 60 point lead, girls' swimming grabs back on to their winning ways and looks to finally snag a CCS win along with the boys. Paly has already qualified over fifteen athletes for the championships and three to the 2012 US Olympic Trials.
April 26, 2012

Both boys' and girls' swimming recaptured their season momentum beating Monta Vista 90-79 and 123-63, respectively. After a disappointing loss to cross-town rival Gunn last week that ended their season-long...

Boys’ lacrosse suffers tough 11-8 loss against Bellarmine

Boys' lacrosse suffers tough 11-8 loss against Bellarmine
March 23, 2012

The Palo Alto High School boys' lacrosse team fell to Bellarmine College Prep. 11-8 this Friday night at Paly. Although the Vikings were able to keep up in the first half, the Bells pulled away in the...

Private vs. Public

Morris Gates-Mouton ('12) pulls away from a lancer defender on his way to the endzone.
December 16, 2011

Public Schooled: a mantra that has resonated throughout the Paly athletic community for years. However when one ventures outside of the “Palo Alto bubble,” this statement falls flat, listless and...

Football falls to Bellarmine 41-13 in CCS Open Division Championship

Keller Chryst ('14) scrambles away from the pressure of the Bellarmine defense
December 3, 2011

The Palo Alto High School football team fell to the Bellarmine Bells 41-13 in the Central Coast Section (CCS) Open Division Championship game at San Jose City College on Dec. 2, in a rematch of the game...

Baseball out-duels Bellarmine 2-1

Baseball out-duels Bellarmine 2-1
April 18, 2011

Seven different Paly pitchers held Bellarmine College Preparatory to two hits to win 2-1 on Monday afternoon at Paly. The Vikings had to come from behind after Bellarmine second baseman Matt Glomb (’11)...

Bellarmine sinks Paly in quarterfinals of CCS, 12-4

March 11, 2011

The Palo Alto High School boys’ water polo team lost in the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs to Bellarmine College Preparatory, 12-4, this Saturday at Monta Vista High School. The...

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