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Seniors lead boys’ lacrosse past Sacred Heart on Senior Night, 11-9

Seniors lead boys’ lacrosse past Sacred Heart on Senior Night, 11-9

Alex Murray

May 8, 2014


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Spring Sports, Top Stories

In a game that was closer than expected by many, the Palo Alto High School boys' lacrosse team pulled out the upset victory against Sacred Heart Prep, 11-9. On a night that was about the graduating class of 2014, it was the departing seniors that ultimately played the biggest role in handing SHP their...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

After an intense battle in heavy wind and rain, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team triumphed over Menlo Atherton 5-4 on Friday night. Paly started off the game strong, immediately grabbing the lead with goals by Tully McCallister (’14) and Matt Seligson (’16). Menlo Atherton’s offense could not...

Boys’ lacrosse just clutches 11-6 win against the Los Altos Eagles

Ami Drez, News Editor

April 17, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto boy's lacrosse team started off strong in the first half and maintained their lead with a final score of 11-6. The Vikings came into the first quarter ready to dominate, with two goals by Wayland Chiu ('14) and Matt Seligson ('16). Los Altos rallied back and put one at the back of the...

Brief: Wrestling falls (64-18) to cross-town rival Gunn High School

Brief: Wrestling falls (64-18) to cross-town rival Gunn High School

Charlotte Biffar and Pippa Raffel

January 18, 2013


Filed under Wrestling

The Palo Alto High School wrestling team suffered a tough defeat (64-18) against cross-town rival Gunn High School. Both teams entered the Titans Gym last night with a 2-0 record in the De Anza Division of SCVAL, the Vikings having worked hard in anticipation of the dual. The Titans put up 12 point...

Brief: Injuries, subpar performances plague Vikings at Jim Root Invitational

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

January 14, 2013


Filed under Winter Sports, Wrestling

The Paly boys’ wrestling team suited up Saturday for the Jim Root Invitational at Prospect High School. That is, the three wrestlers who are presently healthy did. “The team was pretty light in attendance this weekend, a lot of injuries,” team captain Gary Hohbach (‘13) said. “Therefore...

Boys’ lacrosse falls short, loses to Menlo 11-7

Boys’ lacrosse falls short, loses to Menlo 11-7

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer

April 26, 2012


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity lacrosse team was not able to defeat Menlo for a second time this season, falling 11-7 to the Knights. Both teams stayed neck to neck throughout the match until Menlo was able to pull away in the fourth quarter. "I dont like to say a good loss, but we played...

Profile: Kalen Gans

Profile: Kalen Gans

Emy Kelty, Staff Writer

March 9, 2011


Filed under Featured Athlete, Profiles

Kalen Gans (’12) stepped into the high school sports arena a little bit behind. “When he came into high school he had a lot of catching up to do,” Kalen’s younger brother, Jordan Gans (’14) said. After battling injuries throughout middle school, Kalen started out his high school career...

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