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Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night

Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night
February 12, 2018

Palo Alto Boys Soccer loses a hard-fought match against  SCVAL rival Los Gatos. Before the game began the team’s seniors were honored for their contribution to the squad. The seniors include Matt...

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...

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

Alec Olmstead ('16) takes a swing in todays matchup against Los Altos High School.
March 30, 2016

Despite a strong defensive effort led by pitcher Justin Hull (‘16), who had six strikeouts and pitched a complete game, the Vikings fell short of the Los Altos Eagles 1-0 in today’s matchup. Both...

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Boys' tennis splits two matches against Cupertino
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...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Jordan Gans ('14) falls to the ground after scoring a goal. Although he lay on the ground for a few minutes complaining of minor injuries, he continued to play for the rest of the game.
April 25, 2014

After an intense battle in heavy wind and rain, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team triumphed over Menlo Atherton 5-4 on Friday night. Paly started off the game strong, immediately grabbing the lead with...

Paly boys’ water polo triumphs over Mitty Monarchs, 25-13

Kian McHugh ('14) applies strong defense against a Mitty player in the Vikings' 25-13 victory over the Monarchs.
August 31, 2013

  The Paly boys’ water polo team defeated the Archbishop Mitty Monarchs, 25-13, in the team’s first non-league scrimmage of the year this afternoon at Palo Alto. "It just kind of showed...

Boys lacrosse slides by Mountain View

March 25, 2013

Vikings lacrosse squeezed by the Mountain View Spartans in a 9-8 win on Monday. Despite their high energy, the  first half was a bit slow. Logan Mendenhall ('13) scored the first and only goal of the...

Boys’ lacrosse triumphs over Menlo, 15-6

March 23, 2013

This Friday night, at the Paly home turf, the Vikings dominated Menlo High School 15-6. Coming into the first quarter the Vikings started out strong with a goal by Tully Mcallister (‘14).  The Vikings...

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Burlingame in the final 10 seconds

Scotty Bara ('13) plays defense for the Vikings
March 12, 2013

In an intense, back and forth battle, the Palo Alto High School boys’ lacrosse team fell to Burlingame 12-11 under the Paly lights this Monday night. Burlingame started out strong driving toward goal,...

Boys’ lacrosse drops heart breaker to Menlo Atherton 7-5

Jordan Gans ('14) faces off for the Vikings.
March 7, 2013

For those who are familiar with the game of lacrosse, it is evident that very often the team that ends up on top is the team that is able to maintain the ground balls. Which, subsequently, determined the...

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