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Boys’ cross country qualifies for CCS event

The boy's cross-country team starts the varsity race at the Cystal Springs 2.95 mile course. They finished fourth in the SCVAL El Camino division league championships.

Katie Foug, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013

The boys' cross country team placed fourth in the SCVAL El Camino League Championship led by junior Lucas Matison (‘15). Matison finished first at the Crystal Springs course with a personal record of 15:29. The boys team will advance to the Central Coast Section Championship meet next Saturday at the same loc...

Girls’ cross-country preview: a year for redemption

Last year’s girls’ cross country team made it to CCS, however they were five points shy from moving on to states. The goals for the team this year are to win league and to make it to states.

Anna Dukovic, Staff Writer

September 4, 2013

A new year, a new team. Just like every other fall sport at Palo Alto High School, girls’ cross-country  has many new faces. The Lady Vikes are aiming high, in the hopes of accomplishing what they failed to do last season: qualify for state competition. “This year of course we want to improve ...

Girls’ cross-country places second at Crystal Springs CCS qualifier

October 30, 2012

Paly’s girls’ varsity cross-country teams places second at Crystal Springs league meet and qualifies for the Central Coast Section (CCS) races. Katie Foug (‘15), placed first for the Vikings today. The team is happy with their results and hopes to step it up in the championship. “As a team...

Brief: boys’ cross-country places third, first, fifth, and first at Crystal Springs League Preview Meet

Brief: boys’ cross-country places third, first, fifth, and first at Crystal Springs League Preview Meet

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

Boys’ cross-country competed in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Preview Meet Tuesday, with Nate Cook ('15) anchoring Paly's fastest time for the 2.95 mile course (17:12.6) at 23rd overall and sixth in the sophomore race. The races were run by class, with the freshmen placing third, the...

Brief: boys’ cross-country falls to Gunn at City Championship Meet

Runners Nikolai Solgaard ('12), Ben Hawthorne ('13) and Sam Carilli start off strong.  They placed first through third for Paly.

Anne Hildebrand, Nora Rosati, Copy Editor, Staff Writer

October 26, 2011

Paly boys' cross-country lost 35-18 to Gunn High School at the Palo Alto City Championship Meet on Oct. 25. Nikolai Solgaard ('12) led the team, placing first for Paly and third overall with a time of 11:11 for the 2.18 mile long course.  Rounding out the Paly team were Sam Carilli ('12) wit...

Boys’ cross-country places fifth, fourth, fourth and sixth at the Crystal Springs Preview Meet

Anne Hildebrand, Nora Rosati, Copy Editor, Staff writer

October 7, 2011

Paly boys' cross-country finished fifth, fourth, fourth and sixth at the Crystal Springs Preview Meet on Oct. 6.  The 2.93 mile race was split up by grade, with the freshmen racing first and the seniors last. Finishing first for Paly in the freshman race with a time of 18 minutes and 23.5 seconds...

Boys’ cross-country places 11th at Central Park

Boys' cross-country places 11th at Central Park

Anne Hildebrand, Copy Editor

September 27, 2011

Palo Alto High School boys' cross-country placed 11th at Central park on Sept. 27, 2011. The usual varsity squad ran in the second heat in an attempt to give them a rest after a hard race at the Stanford Invitational last Saturday.  Taking their place were runners Sam Mignot ('14), William Hall ...

Girls’ cross-country places second at league preview meet

Nora Rosati warms up. She finished the 2.95 mile course in 20:37.2.

Nikolai Solgaard, Austin Poore, Kevin Dukovic, and Grant Shorin

September 10, 2011

The Palo Alto high school girls’ cross-country team finished in second place at the league preview meet at Crystal Springs on Thursday, Oct. 6. The race was divided up by grade, so the members of the varsity team did not all run together. The freshman and sophomores won their race, and the juniors...

Boys’ cross-country falls to Gunn High School at city championships

Anne Hildebrand, staff writer

March 16, 2011

Palo Alto High School boys' varsity cross-country lost to Gunn High School on Oct. 26 in the city championships at Bol Park. Nikolai Solgaard ('12) placed fourth overall with a time of 11:25 and was first for Paly, followed by Matan Geller ('13), Ricky Estrada ('12), Marco Vienna ('13), Corso Rosati...

Boys’ cross-country finishes fourth, sixth and ninth at Crystal Springs Preview Meet

Anne Hildebrand, staff writer

March 11, 2011

The Palo Alto High School boys' cross-country team split into four teams by grades at the Crystal Springs Preview meet on Oct. 7. Juniors finished fourth out of nine teams, sophomores sixth out of nine and seniors 10th out of 11. Nikolai Solgaard (‘12) finished first for Paly with a time of 16:49.1....

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