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Baseball wins senior day 5-2 against Milpitas

Baseball wins senior day 5-2 against Milpitas
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...

Paly Baseball dominates Gunn in 10-2 victory

Paly Baseball dominates Gunn in 10-2 victory
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...

Boys Varsity to take on Monta Vista on Friday

Boys Varsity to take on Monta Vista on Friday
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...

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
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...

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

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

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

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

Curling iron

Courtney Lovely ('16) works out in the Paly weight room with the rest of the girls basketball team
Strength training is an important part of any athlete’s workout regiment, yet many athletes still do not do it. Well, if it could prevent a serious injury like an ACL tear, would you? Read more to find out why athletes, especially female ones, should begin a strength training program.
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...

Tumbling Into Tolerance

Alfredo Gonzalez ('16) and Ella Higashi ('16) pose on the sideline during one of the Paly football games.
Have you noticed the long black pants among the line of green cheer skirts? Well, either way you're invited to delve into the world of breaking barriers and destroying stigmas through a simple act of joining a cheer team. After years of battle, it seems as though the walls have been almost completely torn down.
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...

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

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

Volleyball upsets Presentation in five sets

Volleyball upsets Presentation in five sets
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...

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