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Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016


Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School’s varsity boys’ tennis team lost to Sacred Heart Prep 5-2 at Paly on Wednesday. The Vikings only won two of the eight matches they played. Shiv Matta (‘16) easily won his first set 6-1, and due to injury, only played the single set. Adrian Smith (‘17) also easily...

History in the Making

History in the Making

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

January 8, 2016


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Columns, Preview, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Tonight marks a huge night in the Gunn-Paly extensive rivalry: Basketball Quad Night. All four teams (junior varsity boys and girls followed by varsity boys and girls) will compete against each other at Gunn’s Titan Gym. Girls varsity kicks off at 6:15 followed by the boys game at 7:45. If you are...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

After an intense battle in heavy wind and rain, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team triumphed over Menlo Atherton 5-4 on Friday night. Paly started off the game strong, immediately grabbing the lead with goals by Tully McCallister (’14) and Matt Seligson (’16). Menlo Atherton’s offense could not...

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School Girls’ basketball team dominated Wesley College 68-31 in Vikings territory on Tuesday evening. The Vikings’ strong offensive side contributed to the constant lead they maintained throughout the game. In the first quarter, the Lady Vikes immediately grabbed a lead of seven...

Girls’ varsity soccer undefeated in league with another easy win

Girls’ varsity soccer undefeated in league with another easy win

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

January 16, 2013


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ varsity soccer team had yet another successful defeat this Wednesday at the Paly home turf. The lady Vikes beat Milpitas 6-1, leaving them undefeated in their league. Overall, the Vikings are satisfied with their win, h0wever, Coach Seedman believes that the girls' didn't play to...

Bump, set, dance? Girls’ volleyball teams perform flash mob

Bump, set, dance? Girls’ volleyball teams perform flash mob

Sam Borsos, Managing Editor

September 7, 2011


Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

Whether it's the girls' volleyball team suiting up as ninjas or the boys' basketball team keeping it classy with ties and collared shirts, it is not unusual to see a sports team at Palo Alto High School rock bold attire on game day. But today was a little different. The girls' varsity, junior varsity...

Paly baseball beats Monta Vista in first round of CCS

Paly baseball beats Monta Vista in first round of CCS

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor

May 18, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Palo Alto Baseball (24-9) put up strong play against the Monta Vista Matadores (15-11) in its first round of the CCS tournament on May 18, 2011, 10-2, earning a spot in the next round against Homestead. The Vikings sent pitcher Graham Marchant (’11) to the mound at the beginning of the game where...

Girls’ cross-country places 13th at Stanford Invitational

Charlie Kelsey

March 11, 2011


Filed under Cross-Country - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls' cross-country team battled through the high temperatures and blazing sunlight on the Stanford golf course to finish 13th at the Stanford Invitational this weekend. Susan Heinselman ('11) captured the lead spot for the Lady Vikes at 38th overall, completing the five...

Girls’ water polo advances to second round of CCS

Mira Ahmad and Emy Kelty, Staff Writer

November 12, 2010


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team (14-11) defeated Santa Teresa High School (12-15), 10-2, Wednesday night at the Paly pool in the first round of Central Coast Section playoffs. Driver Skylar Dorosin (’12) opened the game by scoring her first goal within 30 seconds. Her team...

Girls’ tennis downs rival Gunn 5-2 to close in on CCS berth

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor

October 27, 2010


Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls

The Palo Alto High School varsity girls’ tennis team defeated rival Gunn High School 5-2 Tuesday on the Paly courts. The Lady Vikes truly rallied to produce this crucial victory, and a win on Thursday could help them secure a tie for third place in league play and a seed in the Central Coast Section...

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