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Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night

Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night

Joshua Kasevich, Staff Writer

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 Knowles (‘18), Xander Sherer (‘18), Kiran Misner (‘18), Alex Antunex (‘18), Victor Magnuss...

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 his first set 6-1, and due to injury, only played the single set. Adrian Smith (‘17) also easily...

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 teams started slow on the bats, but the Eagles quickly changed that. In the second inning Los Altos ...

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 out earlier in the season. Both of the teams agreed to do both matches on the same day, instead of h...

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.

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

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 goals by Tully McCallister (’14) and Matt Seligson (’16). Menlo Atherton’s offense could not...

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.

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer

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 where we're at right now," Paly head coach Brandon Johnson said. "We only had about two weeks of p...

Boys lacrosse slides by Mountain View

Tara Lawrence, Staff Writer

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 half. The Spartans then went on to lead 4-1. From the joint effort of Walker Mees ('13), Skyler...

Boys’ lacrosse triumphs over Menlo, 15-6

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

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 were able to hold onto possession of the ball, allowing Jonny Glazier (‘13) to score the last...

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Burlingame in the final 10 seconds

Scotty Bara ('13) plays defense for the Vikings

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

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, however the Viking defense kept the ball away, shutting down the Panther attack. The momentum changed...

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

Jordan Gans ('14) faces off for the Vikings.

Ami Drez and Sammy Solomon

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 outcome of the boys' varsity lacrosse game this Wednesday under the Paly lights between the Menlo-Atherton...

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