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Brief: Coach Earl Hansen to retire at the end of the school year

Coach Earl Hansen, Palo Alto High School's Varsity football coach for the past 26 years, has announced his retirement.
December 2, 2013

Coach Earl Hansen, Palo Alto High School's Athletic Director and varsity head football coach for the past 26 years, has announced his intentions to retire after the current school year. Hansen told...

Indecent Exposure: Swimsuit Edition

Coach Brandon Johnson observes varsity water polo players Kian McHugh ('14), Sheila Subramanian ('15) and Omri Newman ('14) as they struggle to deck change in order to be timely for practice.
October 4, 2013

Let’s be honest. It isn’t very often that you see a water polo player, swimmer, or diver not walking around in their revealing attire at practice. It’s simple: these sports have made us increasingly...

Earning their stripes

Local Palo Alto referees gives a call in a Paly home football home game.
December 15, 2012

Coming into the fourth quarter down 9-7 to the league-leading Mountain View Spartans, the Paly boys’ water polo team was on the verge of working its way back into a close game on Sept. 18. The Vikings...

Summer cut short

BALANCING ACT-IVITIES
October 10, 2012

Would anyone rather spend seven hours in a classroom than enjoy the late summer weather? Probably not.  A shortened 2012 summer meant less time for students to relax, hang out with friends or get...

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