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History in the Making

History in the Making

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor
January 8
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...

Curling iron

Curling iron

Maddy Atwater and Ethan Stern
December 8
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Columns, Photography, Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Many high school male athletes lift weights and work out on a very consistent basis for sports training, getting stronger, or even building muscle. You can walk into pretty much any high school weight room and see a male student working out, but you typically will not find a girl in the area. With female...

Girls’ basketball outlasts Saratoga 57-44

Girls’ basketball outlasts Saratoga 57-44

Isaac Kasevich and Michael Pappas
January 14
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls’ basketball defeated Saratoga 57-44 at Paly on Wednesday evening. Lauren Koyama (‘17) led the charge for the Lady Vikes, pouring in 12 points on four three-pointers. Courtney Lovely (‘16) and Alexis Harris (‘17) also contributed double-digit points. Koyama was pleased with...

Girls’ basketball falls to Wilcox, 58-36

Girls’ basketball falls to Wilcox, 58-36

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer
January 28
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girl’s basketball dropped their league game against Wilcox high school, in a disappointing 58-36 loss. Despite strong attempts from the Vikes to catch up to Wilcox, the Chargers maintained their lead throughout their entire game. The lady Vikes started off strong in the first quarter with a...

Girls’ Basketball Senior Night 2012-2013

Annie Susco, Video Editor
February 22
Filed under Videos

The Palo Alto High School girls' basketball team celebrated their senior players on February 8th before their match up against Los Gatos High School. Viking congratulates seniors Annie Susco, Stephanie Allen and Josie Butler! Filmed by Pippa Raffel Edited by Annie Susco

Girls basketball preview

Girls basketball preview

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer
November 30
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

The Girls Basketball has kicked off this year’s season with the bitter memory of the tough loss to rival Gunn High School in CCS last year. This year the Lady Vikes hope to build on what successes they did have last year. The team lost point guard Lindsay Black ('12) and shooting guards Sam and...

Girls’ basketball loses to Pleasant Grove, 66-56

Girls’ basketball loses to Pleasant Grove, 66-56

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team lost to Pleasant Grove Wednesday night, 66-56. The game was full of aggresive defense and an abundance of fouls that led to the game being decided in the final minutes. The scoring began when the Vikings struck first as Emilee Osagiede (‘12) made...

Girls’ Basketball Smashes Milpitas 64-41 on Senior Night

Girls’ Basketball Smashes Milpitas 64-41 on Senior Night

Anne Hildebrand, Copy Editor, Staff writer
February 17
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girl’s basketball team defeated Milpitas High School on Tuesday Feb. 14 with a score of 64-41.  The Lady Vikes are still tied for first place in their league with crosstown rival Gunn High School and Wilcox High School. The Vikings honored their senior players with a Senior...

Bottom 10 Moments

Bottom 10 Moments

Matt Lam, Kevin Kannapan
June 6
Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

1. GOING FOR WIN #3? It was a rough year for the lady Vikes soccer team. In a season plagued with an inability to capitalize on scoring opportunities, Paly struggled through league play coming up with only two wins. Even with three players committed to play Division I soccer, the team was the first...

Brief: Girls’ basketball beats Wilcox, 41-18

Anne Hildebrand
January 30
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team beat Wilcox last night, 41-18, making the Lady Vikes 9-0 in league. Paly (9-0 De Anza, 15-4) started off sloppily, letting Wilcox take the lead. Lindsay Black (‘12) fouled three times when Paly coach Scott Peters called a time-out to settle...

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