NFL hopeful Adams (’14) stands out at Scouting Combine

NFL hopeful Adams (’14) stands out at Scouting Combine

Josh Stern, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2014

Filed under College Sports, Featured Athlete, Football, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Member of the 2010-11 California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) state championship winning Paly football team and past Fresno State All-American wide receiver, Davante Adams (’14) made his mark earlier today at the National Football League (NFL) Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis,...

Paly alum named to freshman All-American team

Paly alum named to freshman All-American team

Spencer Drazovich, Managing Editor

December 10, 2012

Filed under Top Stories

Paly alum Davante Adams ('11) was named to the freshman All-American team as a wide receiver. Adams was the only receiver from the Mountain West Conference to be honored with the award. Adams led the conference in receiving yards and touchdowns as a red-shirt freshman. This was good enough for fourth...

Underclassman of the Year: EJ Floreal

Peter Dennis, Columnist

June 9, 2011

Filed under Basketball - Boys, Featured Athlete, Profiles

With four minutes left in a league basketball game against Cupertino High School, Paly was down by six. After one play, the lead was cut to four. EJ Floreal (‘13) cut off a pass, streaked down the court and threw down a monstrous dunk. And with that, the game changed. The dunk invigorated the team,...

Putting Sports in Perspective

Putting Sports in Perspective

Paige Borsos and Mariah Philips, Staff Writer

March 27, 2011

Filed under Features

Picture the explosion of cheers after a buzzer beater, and the disbelief when the scoreboard reads in your favor.  Now, picture that one second later, that joyous disbelief slips into horror, as you watch the game’s hero, your teammate, your brother, collapse on the hardwood.  Put yourself in the sorrow saturated hospital hours later where that once lively athlete, ...

The Last Game

The Last Game

Michael Cullen, Columnist

March 11, 2011

Filed under Columns, Final 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,...

Crossing Over: Roadunners Basketball in East Palo Alto

Alistair Thompson, Managing Editor

March 11, 2011

Filed under Features

Great teams have great supporting communities that fill the bleachers. The legendary Milan High School Hoosiers played for a community that rallied around them and followed them all the way to the 1954 Indiana basketball state championship. The famed Permian High School Panthers football team of Odessa,...

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

Ben Sneider and Alana Schwartz, Staff Writers

February 27, 2011

Filed under 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...

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