The Viking Magazine

Paly Boys’ Cross Country at Leagues

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012

The Paly boys' cross-country competed in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) El Camino on Oct. 30. The boys placed 6th overall. Nate Cook ('15) qualified to compete in the CCS final on Nov. 11.

Boy’s cross-country places ninth at Baylands SCVAL Meet

Boy's cross-country places ninth at Baylands SCVAL Meet

Charlotte Biffar and Audrey DeBruine, Features Editor, Staff Writer

October 17, 2012

The Palo Alto High School boys’ cross country team placed ninth out of 14 teams at the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Baylands Meet yesterday. Nate Cook (‘15) finished first for the Vikings (17.33.8), completing the 3.1 mile course with a mile pace of 5:39, placing 20th overall. Samuel...

Brief: boys’ cross-country places third, first, fifth, and first at Crystal Springs League Preview Meet

Brief: boys’ cross-country places third, first, fifth, and first at Crystal Springs League Preview Meet

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

Boys’ cross-country competed in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Preview Meet Tuesday, with Nate Cook ('15) anchoring Paly's fastest time for the 2.95 mile course (17:12.6) at 23rd overall and sixth in the sophomore race. The races were run by class, with the freshmen placing third, the...

Secret to Success

Secret to Success

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012

Unlike most athletes, cross-country runner Nate Cook (‘15) does not partake in his sport for the thrill of victory. In fact, Cook does not even care about winning, and he  started his sophomore year with little motivation to continue with cross-country. Yet, as a sophomore on varsity, he has become...

Brief: boys’ cross-country places fourth at Artichoke Invitational

Brief: boys' cross-country places fourth at Artichoke Invitational

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

October 7, 2012

The Paly boys’ cross-country team placed fourth out of 15 teams at Saturday’s Artichoke Invitational at Half Moon Bay High School. The team’s top three scorers, Samuel Mignot (‘14), Ben Hawthorne (‘13) and Nate Cook (‘15) finished within four seconds of each other, garnering them the 17th,...

Boys’ cross-country places 21st at Stanford Invitational

Boys' cross-country places 21st at Stanford Invitational

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

September 30, 2012

The Paly boys’ cross-country team placed 21st out of 35 teams at the Stanford Invitational this Saturday. This five kilometer race is held annually at the Stanford golf course. Nate Cook (‘15) finished first for Paly and 73rd overall in a race with over 200 participants. Cook ran the course with...

Brief: boys’ cross-country places eighth at Lowell Invitational

Brief: boys’ cross-country places eighth at Lowell Invitational

Audrey DeBruine, Nora Rosati, Staff writer, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2012

Boys’ cross-country placed eighth at the Lowell Invitational in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. The course was 2.93 miles; 1200 meters longer than the Gunn alumni meet. “It was our first longer race, so it was a learning experience,” captain Kevin Lavelle (‘13)...

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