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Final Drive

Final Drive

At the end of the school year, football coach and athletic director Earl Hansen will retire from Palo Alto High School. Over Hansen's 26 years of coaching football at Paly, he has led the Vikings to over 200 wins, four Central Coast Section (CCS) titles and two state championship games. In 2010 he led the Viking's to a 15-13 win over Centennial High School in the CIF State Championship game.
Zoe Bhargava and Megan Valencia April 16, 2014

Many things have changed at Palo Alto High School since its founding in 1898. The face of Paly has been altered as new installments have replaced older buildings. The Haymarket Theater, the Tower Building...

Baseball now tied for first in league with Wilcox

Ami Drez, Staff Writer April 20, 2013

On Friday afternoon, the Paly baseball team was unable to come back from a 1-0 deficit, despite defeating Wilcox this Wednesday (8-5). Paly defense as well as the pitching by Chris Smith ('14), were...

Malcom Davis (14) hunts down the Spartans quarterback, in a stout performace by the Paly defense. Paly prevailed, 56-28.

Vikings drop 56 points in win over Mountain View

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer November 2, 2012

Paly football brought an offensive show to Spartan Stadium on Friday afternoon, winning 56-28 and advancing to 7-2 (6-1 league) in a game where Justin Gates Mouton ('13) recorded three touchdowns and Matt...

Football defeats Saratoga 51-34 on Homecoming Night

Football defeats Saratoga 51-34 on Homecoming Night

Rohit Ramkumar, Staff Writer October 27, 2012

The Palo Alto Vikings football team defeated the Saratoga Falcons 51-34 on Homecoming night to cap off Spirit Week. The Viking’s offense and defense were the stories of this game, as they were able to...

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