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Baseball crushes Mountain View 9-2 in league opener

Baseball crushes Mountain View 9-2 in league opener

Zoe Bhargava and Clara Harrington

March 11, 2015

On Wednesday afternoon, Paly baseball took down the Mountain View Spartans 9-2 in its league opener. “Our team was fantastic, a lot of energy, they came out strong,” head coach Pete Fukuhara said. “Every single guy came out ready to play, and they did a really good job for the league opener.” The...

Vikings drop 56 points in win over Mountain View

Malcom Davis ('14) hunts down the Spartan's quarterback, in a stout performace by the Paly defense. Paly prevailed, 56-28.

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012

Paly football brought an offensive show to Spartan Stadium on Friday afternoon, winning 56-28 and advancing to 7-2 (6-1 league) in a game where Justin Gates Mouton ('13) recorded three touchdowns and Matt Tolbert reached 1,000 yards on the season. On the opening kickoff, Justin Gates-Mouton returned ...

Boys’ lacrosse triumphs over Mountain View, 9-5

Boys' lacrosse triumphs over Mountain View, 9-5

Mira Ahmad, Managing Editor

March 8, 2012

In a moment of sweet revenge the Palo Alto High School boys' lacrosse team defeated rival Mountain View High School 9-5 this Thursday evening at home. The Vikings lost to the Spartans in three close matches last season, and the victory is a decisive start to what may prove to be an excellent season. "It...

Boys’ soccer loses to Mountain View 2-0

Paly's head coach Donald Briggs has his team do sprints after losing a tight match to Mountain View 0-2.

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor

January 28, 2012

  The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team (0-9-2) lost 2-0 to Mountain View (10-4-1 overall) in a tight game. Defender Lucas Mohageg ('12) scored both points for the Spartans, with one mid-first half and the other in the last five minutes of the game. In the second half, the Vikin...

Girls’ soccer loses tough battle to Mountain View, 2-1

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

January 8, 2012

  Friday night, the Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity Soccer team (4-2-1, 0-1-1 League) fell to Mountain View High School (7-1-1, League 2-0-0) with a score 2-1. The game did not pick up speed until the second half, when each team scored their respective goals. Though the Lady Vikes have...

Football smashes Mountain View, 46-14

Football smashes Mountain View, 46-14

Charlotte Biffar, Alan Lamarque, Staff Writer, News Editor

October 29, 2011

The Paly football team ( 6-2, 4-2) defeated the Moutain View Spartans (5-3, 3-2),  46-14, in a crucial win that put the Vikings ahead in the race for the league title. Running back Morris Gates-Mouton ('12) needed only one play before running 63 yards through the Spartan secondary and putting up...

Paly volleyball defeats Mountain View at home

October 16, 2011

Once again, the Palo Alto High School (20-3, 7-0) varsity volleyball team came out fired up for an at-home victory against the Mountain View Spartans (12-14, 3-4). According to head coach Dave Winn, it was the strategic serving on the end of the Vikings that led to the win and prevented the Spartans...

Boys’ Lacrosse ends season at Mountain View

Senior John Brunett ('11) fights off a Mountain View defender to regain possession for the Vikings.

Alan Lamarque, Web Editor

May 11, 2011

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys' lacrosse team (13-7) finished off the 2010-2011 season with a 11-8 loss against the Mountain View Spartans (14-5) Wednesday afternoon in the semifinal of the SCVAL tournament. Paly suffered a big loss to the Spartans on May 4, losing 13-2 and Mountain View handed...

Paly softball wins second league game against Mountain View, 6-0

Mariah Philips ('11) bats during the bottom of the fourth inning. Philips stole two of the Vikings' six runs throughout the course of the game.

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer

April 4, 2011

The Palo Alto High School softball team has synchronized with the weather: on March 31st in 80 degree weather, the Lady Vikes turned up the heat and scorched the Mountain View Spartans 6-0 in their second league win of the season. After a slow start in league play and a tough loss to Wilcox this past ...

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