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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...

Paly To the Pros

Cole Sotnick and Joshua Kasevich, Staff Writers

January 9, 2018

Stu Pederson: 1978 Dodgers: Former Major League Baseball player Stu Pederson (‘78) started his impressive career at the grounds of Palo Alto High School (Paly). After his years at Paly, Pederson went on to play at three different institutions: Foothill College, University of South Carolina, and University ...

A turning pointe

Dancer Maya Kitayama ('14) perform a duet in a ballet put on by her studio Dance Connection.

Anna Dukovic and Megan Valencia

December 2, 2013

Watching a ballet performance, one may notice the fluid movements, the graceful leaps and the beauty. Through the intricate costumes and seemingly effortless movements of the dancers, the pressure upon the dedicated dancers who create the art before them is not apparent. Difficulties arise from the mental...

Standing stable

Irene Ezran ('14) performs one of her moves on the horse during a competition.  A freestyle routine consists of a series of 10 moves in one minute.

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer

December 2, 2013

When most people think of horseback riding, they think of sitting on a saddle. For Irene Ezran (‘14), however, riding a horse consists of standing and doing tricks to the beat of music on a horse’s back while it moves in a circle. Equestrian vaulting, or simply vaulting, is a combination of dance and...

A Family Company

Matt (left) and Brandon (right) Johnson played water polo at Gunn High School and now coach at rival schools in Palo Alto and at Shoreline Water Polo Club, which they started.

Priscilla Bell and Hayley Poore

November 1, 2013

Twins often grow up doing a lot together - wearing the same clothes as kids or playing the same sport. It wasn’t any different for Matt and Brandon Johnson. From junior high to the National Team, the two were always playing water polo together. Now, coaching jobs at rival high schools have caused ...

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