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Brief: 10 track athletes advance to CCS finals

Tremaine Kirkman ('12) breezes to a seventh place finish in the 100 meter dash.  His time of 11.03 gave him the second to last qualifying spot for the finals.

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

May 19, 2012

Paly has qualified 10 athletes for the Central Coast Section (CCS) Championship finals at today's CCS semifinal meet in Gilroy. In the running disciplines, the winner of each heat advances, as well as those with the next four fastest times. In the field events, the top eight scores qualify for the finals. E.J....

Brief: Sarah Miller represents Paly Gymnastics at 2012 CCS

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

May 18, 2012

Sarah Miller ('12) was the lone Paly gymnast to qualify and compete in the Central Coast Section championships yesterday, placing 30th out 71 athletes with an all-around score of 33.250. First place went to Kelsey Celaya of St. Francis, who scored a 38.025. The team's other varsity gymnast, Sophie...

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

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

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 won the boys' competition with 389.5 points over Paly's 218, extending their CCS win streak to...

Track and field dominates in the De Anza League finals meet: boys’ placed first, girls’ placed second

Track and field dominates in the De Anza League finals meet: boys' placed first, girls' placed second

Anne Hildebrand, Grant Shorin, Nikolai Solgaard, Nora Rosati, Staff Writers, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2012

The Palo Alto High School track and field team dominated the De Anza League finals meet today at the Los Altos track. The boys’ placed first overall with a total of 193 points; the girls’ placed second with 79 points. Nine meet records were broken between the girls’ and boys’ team. The boys’...

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.

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

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 winning streak, the girls got right back on track, securing their last win with the largest...

Administration and representatives from girls’ lacrosse team meet to shed light on recent violation

Administration and representatives from girls' lacrosse team meet to shed light on recent violation

Kevin Dukovic, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2012

In light of the Central Coast Section (CCS) ruling issued last Thursday that forced the girls' varsity lacrosse team to vacate six Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) wins this season, members of the Paly administration held a meeting Monday in the English Resource Center (ERC) in an attemp...

Paly girls’ lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Paly girls' lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Austin Poore, Features Editor

April 20, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team found out Thursday that it will be forced to vacate six of its Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) wins this season as a result of a Central Coast Section (CCS) rules violation. The violation, which resulted from an unspecified administrative...

Girls’ swimming loses, snapping winning streak; Boys’ swimming beats Gunn

Paly girls fell short for the first time this season, losing by a close eight points to cross-town rival Gunn. Had Paly's A relay team finished first in the 400 free relay, the Vikings could have won the meet.

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

April 18, 2012

Paly girls' swimming and diving fell to cross-town rival Gunn, falling short of Gunn's 97 points with 89 and ending a season-long winning streak. Boys' swimming and diving won their side though with 108 points. In diving, Alex Francis ('13) scored 224.5 winning the boys' division, while Serena Yee...

Baseball beats Tracy 3-1 in non-league game

Ben Sneider ('12) pitches for the Vikes against Tracy.

Peter Dennis, Columnist

March 2, 2012

The Palo Alto High School baseball team ( 3-1) defeated Tracy High School (1-2) 3-1 in a non-league match at home on Thursday. Ben Sneider ('12) got the complete game win. The game started off with third baseman Michael Strong ('13) charging and cleanly fielding a leadoff bunt. Between that and the...

Brief: Girls’ basketball defeats Wilcox 45-33 in CCS semifinals

Brief: Girls' basketball defeats Wilcox 45-33 in CCS semifinals

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

February 29, 2012

The girls' varsity basketball team defeated Wilcox High School 45-33 tonight at Christopher High School in Gilroy. Reminiscent of last year's squad who won the Central Coast Section (CCS) title for the first time in Paly history, the Lady Vikes will defend their title against cross-town rival Gunn High...

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