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Girls’ basketball beats Gunn, 39-33

Anne Hildebrand

March 2, 2011

Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball defeated cross-town rival Gunn High School in a close 39-33 game on Feb. 11. The Lady Vikes got off to a slow start with only three baskets and two free throws to the Titans 15 points in the first quarter. Gunn had the first, second and third goals (possible...

Boys’ soccer ties again

Sam Greene

March 2, 2011

Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer refuses to shake off a nasty habit. After hosting the Los Gatos High School Wildcats on their home turf this afternoon, the Vikings left the field with missed opportunities, dimming the scoreboard with yet another tie, 0-0. Still missing key players, the team's...

Brief: Girls’ basketball beats Wilcox, 41-18

Anne Hildebrand

March 2, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team beat Wilcox last night, 41-18, making the Lady Vikes 9-0 in league. Paly (9-0 De Anza, 15-4) started off sloppily, letting Wilcox take the lead. Lindsay Black (‘12) fouled three times when Paly coach Scott Peters called a time-out to settle his ...

Boys’ soccer ties Gunn, 1-1

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor

March 2, 2011

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team struggled to maintain an early lead in a grueling contest with Gunn High School, leaving the Titans' field with a final result of 1-1. Though still carrying an undefeated league record (3-0-6), the Vikings are unable to maintain a consistent lineup...

Girls’ basketball overcomes Mountain View, 59-51

Mira Ahmad and Shannon Scheel

March 2, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team (13-4, 7-0) defeated the Mountain View Spartans (7-11, 0-7) 59-51 this Friday at Paly. The Lady Vikes remain undefeated in Santa Clara Valley Athletic League play. Although the Spartans have not won a game in the league season, they proved they had ...

Boys’ soccer struggles against Saratoga, ties fifth straight

Peter Dennis and John Dickerson

March 2, 2011

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team tied Saratoga 0-0, marking its fifth tie in as many games. The Vikings entered the game without midfielder Federico Clerici ('12), forward and keeper Kris Hoglund ('12), defender Ricky Minno ('11) and forward Zac Hummel ('11). Hoglund, who assumed a portion of the goalie duty this year, broke his leg in ...

Girls’ soccer stunned by Los Altos, 2-1

Ben Sneider

March 2, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (5-6-1, 2-2-1) was defeated 2-1 by Los Altos High School (3-2-5, 2-2-2) today, tightening the race for supremacy in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League. The first half was a deadlock for both teams. The Lady Vikes saw little success in creating...

Boys’ soccer overcomes slow start, ties Los Altos 1-1

Peter Dennis, Staff Writer

March 2, 2011

The Palo Alto High School boys' soccer team (6-2-3, 2-0-2) tied Los Altos High School 1-1 at Paly yesterday. The Vikings left the field somewhat disappointed with their play. "The result's not too bad," goalkeeper Kris Hoglund ('12) said. "But we would have liked a win." Both teams started the...

Boys’ basketball triumphs over Homestead, 79-74

Charlie Kelsey

March 2, 2011

The Palo Alto High School boys' basketball team prevailed over Homestead High School, 79-74, last night at home. The Vikings held on to the lead despite a dangerous resurgence from the visitors late in the fourth quarter. The Vikings came into the game radiating confidence, and that confidence...

Girls’ basketball defeats Gunn, 47-39, for first time in 3 years

Mira Ahmad and Matt Lam

March 2, 2011

Three years. For Mariah Philips (‘11) and Katerina Peterson (‘11) it has felt like an eternity. Year after year and game after game Philips and Peterson have faced cross-town rival Gunn High School and walked off the court with the same result; a loss. If you ask any Palo Alto High School athl...

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