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

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

March 30, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

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 ...

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team kicked off league play with a 16-8 victory over Los Gatos Wednesday night at home. With sharp passing and intense offense the girls The wildcats may have won the opening draw, but Paly quickly stole the ball back and Ellen Goncher (‘18) went on to score the first goal of th...

History in the Making

History in the Making

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor
January 8, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Columns, Preview, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Tonight marks a huge night in the Gunn-Paly extensive rivalry: Basketball Quad Night. All four teams (junior varsity boys and girls followed by varsity boys and girls) will compete against each other at Gunn’s Titan Gym. Girls varsity kicks off at 6:15 followed by the boys game at 7:45. If you are...

Liveblog: 2012 CIF States Track and Field

Liveblog: 2012 CIF States Track and Field

Hilda Huang, Staff writer
June 1, 2012
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track & Field

Note: The most updated information will be listed at the top of the page. You can also see the unabridged results at the RecordTiming results page. Finals 9:01 p.m.: Sarah Baxter ('13) of Simi Valley wins the girls' 3200-meter run with a time of 10:12.00. 8:56 p.m.: Noel Frazier ('12) of C...

Live blog: Volleyball defeats Marymount for CIF Division I State Championship

Live blog: Volleyball defeats Marymount for CIF Division I State Championship

Sam Borsos, Mira Ahmad, Features Editor, News Editor
December 3, 2011
Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

Note: The live blog will update information every few minutes during the State Championship game. The most recently updated information will be at the top of this page. Scroll down to read chronologically. (10:17 p.m.) Wade hits a kill deep right to put Paly up 16-14. Marymount hits a kill long. Paly wins the ...

The Last Game

The Last Game

Michael Cullen, Columnist
March 11, 2011
Filed under Columns, Last Word

If you take close look at the helmet of a member of the 2010 Palo Alto Vikings football team, you will get a glimpse into the life of a warrior who by day hammers out essays and math worksheets, and by night hammers opposing players to the turf. A helmet that started off in August as a smooth, spotless,...

Megan Coleman

February 27, 2011
Filed under Featured Athlete, Profiles, Video

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman built a career off of rebounds. He helped five teams win NBA championships and had the capability of turning the course of a game around without ever taking a shot. Just as Rodman was the backbone for his basketball teams, Megan Coleman ('11) is the defensive strength for...

Palo Alto girls’ basketball triumphs over Los Gatos, 58-37, on senior night

Gracie Marshall
February 27, 2011
Filed under Winter Sports

The Palo Alto girls’ basketball team extended its flawless league record to 11-0 Wednesday night after a 58-37 victory over Los Gatos (7-4). The win was bittersweet for the Lady Vikes; it brought them one step closer to obtaining the No. 1 in Central Coast Section but it was also the last night the...

Palo Alto boys’ basketball breezes by Cupertino, 52-42, in CCS quarterfinals

Ben Sneider and Alana Schwartz, Staff Writers
February 27, 2011
Filed under Video, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team (19-6) defeated Cupertino High School (18-8) this morning, 52-42, at Foothill College in the Central Coast Section quarterfinals. Both teams showcased stiff defenses early, particularly the Pioneer's zone defense, which made it difficult for the Vikings...

Palo Alto girls’ basketball dribbles all over Santa Teresa, 53-47

Shannon Scheel and Mira Ahmad
February 27, 2011
Filed under Winter Sports

It has been a strong season for the Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity basketball team, but it’s not over yet. The Lady Vikes defeated Santa Teresa High School (12-16), 53-47, to advance to the Central Coast Section Division I semifinals on Wednesday. Guard Mariah Philips ('11) had a game-high...

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