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Boys Water Polo Falls to Los Gatos in 8-7 Thriller

Boys Water Polo Falls to Los Gatos in 8-7 Thriller

Joshua Kasevich, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

The Palo Alto High School (Paly) boys water polo team loses 8-7 in a hard fought match against the Los Gatos Wildcats. The boys had a tough start to the game giving Los Gatos an early lead within the first minute of the match. The Vikings showed that the start did not get into their head with a go...

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

Alec Olmstead ('16) takes a swing in todays matchup against Los Altos High School.

March 30, 2016

Despite a strong defensive effort led by pitcher Justin Hull (‘16), who had six strikeouts and pitched a complete game, the Vikings fell short of the Los Altos Eagles 1-0 in today’s matchup. Both teams started slow on the bats, but the Eagles quickly changed that. In the second inning Los Altos ...

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Emma Staiger ('18) wins the draw for the vikings in its 16-8 victory over Los Gatos

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

March 16, 2016

The girls’ lacrosse team kicked off league play with a 16-8 victory over Los Gatos Wednesday night at home. With sharp passing and intense offense the girls The wildcats may have won the opening draw, but Paly quickly stole the ball back and Ellen Goncher (‘18) went on to score the first goal of th...

Vikings fall to Los Gatos 42-20 in Homecoming Game

Justin Hull ('16) enters the end zone for a touchdown.

Lauren Koyama

October 25, 2015

After a slow start, the Palo Alto Vikings fall to the Los Gatos Wildcats during the Homecoming game this Friday 42-20. The Vikings suffered a rough start after the Wildcats scored just 21 seconds into the first quarter, gaining the lead 7-0. After the Vikings returned the ball, Paul Jackson III (‘18)...

Girls’ lacrosse prevails over Los Gatos 16-8 on Senior Night

Andrea Clerici-Hermandinger ('14), Kristen Destefano ('14), Ami Drez ('14), Julia Kwasnik ('14), Olivia Peeps ('14), and Sama Rao ('14) smile after their senior night victory against Los Gatos along with their coach Jamie Nesbitt.

Zoe Bhargava, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2014

On Friday Night, the Paly girls' lacrosse team honored its seniors in one of their last home games of the season as they triumphed over Los Gatos 16-8. "I think we did really well, it was really fun playing with the seniors at a home game with a big crowd," Allie Peery ('15) said. The game started...

Boys’ basketball clinches 54-52 win on senior night

Clark Schmutz ('14), Noah Phillips ('14), Keesean Johnson ('14) and Matt Fogarty ('14) stand together during the senior night ceremony. The four helped the Vikings defeat the Los Gatos Wildcats 54-52.

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer

February 23, 2014

The Vikings secured a close win Friday night against the Los Gatos Wildcats 54-52. Paly honored its four seniors Matt Fogarty (’14), Keesean Johnson (’14), Noah Phillips (’14) and Clark Schmutz (’14) as apart of its senior night ceremony. “It was very exciting being senior night, especially...

Girls’ basketball falls 37-31 on senior night

Girls' basketball falls 37-31 on senior night

Tori DeStefano and Priscilla Bell

February 21, 2014

Paly girls’ basketball’s senior night ended with a disappointing loss to the Los Gatos Wildcats. Seniors Hope Crockett ('14) and Charlotte Alipate ('14) were honored tonight in their last home game of their final season. The first quarter began with the Wildcats and Vikings battling neck in neck...

Girls’ soccer ties last league game against Los Gatos 2-2

Alison Lu ('16) scores Paly's second goal of the game. The Lady Vikes went on to tie the game against Los Gatos 2-2.

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer

February 15, 2014

The Paly girls’ soccer team tied up its last league game against Los Gatos with a score of 2-2. Despite the numerous scoring opportunities, the Vikings were unable to finish the game off with a win. “We played really well, probably our best game of the season,” Co-captain Megan Tall (‘14) said. “I...

Paly Volleyball conquers Los Gatos in their first league game

Claire Dennis ('16) jumps for a hit against Los Gatos. The Vikings went on to win 3-2 in their first league game.

Megan Valencia, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013

In a back and forth battle, Paly defeated Los Gatos 3-2 in their first league game of the season. “It was such a tale of two cities,” coach David Winn said. “From us sweeping them, to getting our butts kicked... It was a game of streaks.” Although the teams were evenly matched, the Vikings...

Softball falls to Los Gatos Wildcats 9-4 at home

Casey Glassford ('15) delivers the first pitch in the top of the second inning. Glassford pitched five of the seven innings on Tuesday afternoon.

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer

March 12, 2013

The Palo Alto High School softball team faced the Los Gatos Wildcats for their fifth regular season game. The Vikings (2-2) lost in a high-scoring game, 9-4. As the Wildcats stepped up to the plate at the top of the first inning, they were able to score seven runs and take the lead. The Lady Vikes ha...

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