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Baseball’s season ends after extra-inning loss to Valley Christian

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

May 23, 2012

Tonight, the bats of the Palo Alto High School varsity baseball team fell silent at the San Jose Municipal Stadium in the Central Coast Section (CCS) semifinals. The Vikings, the top seed entering the tournament, lost 4-2 in extra innings  to the Warriors of Valley Christian, a West Catholic Athletic...

Paly boys’ lacrosse crushes Carlmont 18-5 in SCVAL playoffs

May 8, 2012

The Paly boys’ lacrosse team took on the Carlmont High School Scotts at home last night in the first round of the SCVAL playoffs. The boys triumphed, winning 18-5. Paly started off strong, Andrew Frick (‘14) won the first face off of the game and quickly brought it down to the offensive end for the Viki...

Boys’ lacrosse falls short, loses to Menlo 11-7

Boys’ lacrosse falls short, loses to Menlo 11-7

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer

April 26, 2012

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity lacrosse team was not able to defeat Menlo for a second time this season, falling 11-7 to the Knights. Both teams stayed neck to neck throughout the match until Menlo was able to pull away in the fourth quarter. "I dont like to say a good loss, but we played...

Paly girls’ lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Paly girls’ lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Austin Poore, Features Editor

April 20, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team found out Thursday that it will be forced to vacate six of its Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) wins this season as a result of a Central Coast Section (CCS) rules violation. The violation, which resulted from an unspecified administrative...

Boys’ lacrosse continues winning streak with win against Burlingame, 10-6

Boys’ lacrosse continues winning streak with win against Burlingame, 10-6

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer

April 11, 2012

Palo Alto High School's boys' lacrosse won their fourth straight game against the Burlingame Panthers last night at home.  The Vikings are currently second in league with a 5-1-0 record behind Sacred Heart Prep. The Panthers, now 1-6-0 in league, gave the Vikings a hefty battle.  During the first quarter, the teams were at a stalemate as persistent shots from b...

Baseball Shuts Out Los Gatos 4-0

Baseball Shuts Out Los Gatos 4-0

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

March 28, 2012

In possibly the most rapid-paced game at the Palo Alto High School baseball home field, the Vikings defeated the Los Gatos High School Wildcats 4-0 in league play. Strong pitching led by Pomona-bound Kevin Kannappan (‘12) got the Vikings off to a fresh start on the defensive end, and solid fielding all around from both the infield and outfield ...

Paly boys’ track and field beats Los Altos, 70-52

Paly boys’ track and field beats Los Altos, 70-52

Nora Rosati, Staff writer

March 22, 2012

Paly boys’ track and field beat Los Altos high school 70-52 this Thursday at the Los Altos field on a windy afternoon. The Vikings had a discouraging start with a disqualification for a lane technicality in the 4x100 meter relay. This resulted in a five point deficit for Paly. “We made  a lot of ...

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...

Baseball defeats Wilcox 2-1 at home

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

March 7, 2012

This Wednesday afternoon, the Palo Alto High School Vikings fought a close battle with the Wilcox Chargers, emerging with a 2-1 at-home victory. Though the Chargers had seven hits to the Vikings’ three, the Vikings were able to emerge victorious due to solid defense and good, strategic pitching from...

Sports under pressure

Sports under pressure

Spencer Drazovich, Staff writer

March 7, 2012

With the Cardinal down three points in overtime, Jordan Williamson took the field. As Stanford’s kicker it was now Williamson’s responsibility to give his team new life. This was the Fiesta Bowl and his decorated quarterback, Andrew Luck, had done his job. He had driven the offense down the field an...

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