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Brief: 10 track athletes advance to CCS finals

Tremaine Kirkman ('12) breezes to a seventh place finish in the 100 meter dash.  His time of 11.03 gave him the second to last qualifying spot for the finals.

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

May 19, 2012

Paly has qualified 10 athletes for the Central Coast Section (CCS) Championship finals at today's CCS semifinal meet in Gilroy. In the running disciplines, the winner of each heat advances, as well as those with the next four fastest times. In the field events, the top eight scores qualify for the finals. E.J....

Girls’ track and field defeats Los Altos, 78-44

Nikolai Solgaard, Grant Shorin, Staff Writers

March 23, 2012

Paly girls’ track and field beat Los Altos Eagles, 78-44 Thursday at Los Altos High School. The day started off poorly for the Vikings, as the 4x100 meter relay was disqualified due to a failed hand off. However, the Los Altos relay team was also disqualified, so after the first event the score was ...

Girls’ basketball loses to Pleasant Grove, 66-56

Girls' basketball loses to Pleasant Grove, 66-56

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer

March 8, 2012

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...

Brief: Girls’ basketball defeats Wilcox 45-33 in CCS semifinals

Brief: Girls' basketball defeats Wilcox 45-33 in CCS semifinals

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

February 29, 2012

The girls' varsity basketball team defeated Wilcox High School 45-33 tonight at Christopher High School in Gilroy. Reminiscent of last year's squad who won the Central Coast Section (CCS) title for the first time in Paly history, the Lady Vikes will defend their title against cross-town rival Gunn High...

Girls’ Basketball Smashes Milpitas 64-41 on Senior Night

Photo provided by Kathy Borsos.

Anne Hildebrand, Copy Editor, Staff writer

February 17, 2012

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...

Girls’ basketball falls to Gunn, 52-42

Annie Susco ('13) battles the ball away from a Gunn attacker.

Peter Dennis and Jacob Lauing, Columnist and Business Manager

February 1, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team fell to Gunn High School on Wednesday, 52-42 in the rivals’ second meeting of the season. Lindsay Black ('12) led Paly’s press, forcing turnovers in the black court, but the Lady Vikes were only able to start off with a 4-0 run in the first quarter...

Winter Athlete Sideline Swag

Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writers

December 16, 2011

The Viking asked Paly Athletes how they keep cozy on the bench during those chilly winter games. The girls said: "It gets pretty chilly in the winter time, so I throw on a sweatshirt, some baggy-a** sweatpants, a parka, pull up those high soccer socks and an ear-warmer headband! Then I'm cozy" -Lil...

Girls’ basketball beats Gunn, 39-33

March 25, 2011

Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball defeated cross-town rival Gunn High School in a close 39-33 game on Feb. 11. The Lady Vikes got off to a slow start with only three baskets and two free throws to the Titans 15 points in the first quarter. Gunn had the first, second and third goals while Palo...

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