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Baseball wins senior day 5-2 against Milpitas

Baseball wins senior day 5-2 against Milpitas

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor

April 30, 2016

For their last home game of the season, Alec Olmstead (‘16) pitched for the entire game with five strikeouts.   In the top of the first, Milpitas’ first hitter was able to score them a run by being walked, stealing second, and running home after a hit to right field. Paly was not able...

Paly Baseball dominates Gunn in 10-2 victory

Paly Baseball dominates Gunn in 10-2 victory

Bryan Look, Business Manager

April 24, 2016

Paly’s scoring started early. After RBI singles from both Max Jung-Goldberg (‘18) and Owen Plambeck (‘16) gave the Vikings a 2-0 lead, Larry Han (‘16) plated two more on a booming double to the center field wall.   Gunn responded by scoring two runs of their own in the top of the second of...

Boys Varsity to take on Monta Vista on Friday

Boys Varsity to take on Monta Vista on Friday

Philip Ericsson, Beginning Journalism Writer

April 21, 2016

The Boys’ Varsity Tennis Team take on Monta Vista High School Thursday at Paly. The team has a record of 6-10 with matches against Sacred Heart, Monta Vista, and the SCVAL Championship to go before the season ends.   The match will comprise of three singles as well as four doubles matches. ...

Paly’s Baseball team crushed Saratoga at home on Wednesday with a final score of 10-1

Paly’s Baseball team crushed Saratoga at home on Wednesday with a final score of 10-1

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor

April 21, 2016

Neither team scored in the first inning. However, in the second inning, Justin Hull ('16) was walked and was able to steal second base when Lawrence Han (‘16) got up to bat. Han hit a single down center field, giving Hull the opportunity to run home. Another run was made when Riley Schoeben ('16) ...

Softball wins in come-from-behind fashion over Fremont 10-6

Softball wins in come-from-behind fashion over Fremont 10-6

Bryan Look, Business Manager

April 21, 2016

Fremont jumped out to an early lead over Paly, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning on three hits and three walks off of Vikings’ starter Fabiana Teofan (‘19).   After that, the Firebirds kept the 4-0 lead for two innings until the Vikings scratched across a run scored by Jesse K...

Baseball loses up-and-down game to Los Gatos 7-4

Baseball loses up-and-down game to Los Gatos 7-4

Bryan Look, Staff writer

April 16, 2016

Los Gatos got on the board early in the top of the first, off of Vikings’ starter Alec Olmstead (‘16). The Vikings were retired quietly in the bottom half of the inning, and the Wildcats tacked on another run in the top half of the second.   Paly answered in the bottom half of the second and...

Curling iron

Curling iron

Maddy Atwater and Ethan Stern

December 8, 2015

Many high school male athletes lift weights and work out on a very consistent basis for sports training, getting stronger, or even building muscle. You can walk into pretty much any high school weight room and see a male student working out, but you typically will not find a girl in the area. With female...

Tumbling Into Tolerance

Tumbling Into Tolerance

Maddy Atwater and Lauren Koyama

October 20, 2015

Seven years ago, D.J. Shelton (‘08) was the only male on the Palo Alto High School cheer squad. Seven years ago, Shelton was the victim of daily verbal abuse, from being called a quitter because he no longer played football to being labeled as a homosexual or a pervert. However, seven years ago, Shelton...

Paly Girls Water Polo Defeat Lynbrook in League Opener, 9-3

Paly Girls Water Polo Defeat Lynbrook in League Opener, 9-3

Ben Cleasby and Ethan Stern

September 16, 2015

Palys girls water polo team triumphed over Lynbrook 9-3 in their first league home game held at Gunn High School. Paly started the game off with strong defensive play by holding Lynbrook to two goals at the half. The offense was led by Gigi Rojahn (‘16) who had three goals giving the team a 4-2...

Volleyball upsets Presentation in five sets

Volleyball upsets Presentation in five sets

Clara Harrington, Staff Writer

September 11, 2013

On September 10th, Paly won against Presentation High School in a nail-biting match. Starting off the season with an intense match, Paly is satisfied with their performance. “Presentation is a good team, and it’s hard to take a set from them; let alone a match,” coach David Winn said. The tea...

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