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Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor

March 26, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Paly baseball suffered a loss against Wilcox on Wednesday afternoon, making its overall record 8-3. The Chargers started the game with a lead-off single. After making it to second on a bunt, the player was able to steal third. A ball hit to center field was caught by Phil Lewis ('15) for the out,...

Wrestling takes a beating from Wilcox, 51-21

Julia Saul, Staff Writer

January 24, 2013


Filed under Winter Sports, Wrestling

The Paly wrestling team was dominated by Wilcox in an away meet on January 24th, resulting in a final score of 51-21. Erik Anderson (‘13) at 182 pounds and Jordan Gans (‘14) at 170 pounds both had pins. The rest of the points for Paly were by Gary Hohbach (‘13) at 160 pounds, Eric Oshima (‘16)...

Last second free-throws by Atwater secure Paly win over Wilcox

Last second free-throws by Atwater secure Paly win over Wilcox

Colin Patterson

January 16, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

A free-throw in the last 60 seconds of the fourth quarter by Joesetta Fatuesi (‘14) gave the Wilcox Chargers a 42-41 lead over the Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team. Another foul against Paly gave Wilcox a second chance at a free-throw, but unfortunately for the Chargers she stepped...

Boys’ cross-country places eleventh at Monterey Bay Invitational

Boys’ cross-country places eleventh at Monterey Bay Invitational

Nora Rosati, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2012


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ cross-country team placed eleventh out of 14 teams at the North Salinas High School Monterey Bay Invitational this Friday. Placing first for the Vikings was William Kershner (‘13), who completed the 3.0 mile course in a time of 17:44.00 minutes.  Captain Ben May...

The Vikings triumph over Wilcox 38-12

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

October 13, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Football

The Palo Alto High School football team improved their record to 4-2 with a 38-12 win over the Wilcox Chargers, spoiling the Chargers' homecoming game. After forcing a Wilcox three and out, the Vikings drove down the field to the Chargers 20, only to stall on the 3rd down. Palo Alto called out their...

Girls’ water polo defeats Wilcox 8-5

Girls’ water polo defeats Wilcox 8-5

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

On a cold wet Thursday night, the Lady Vikes took to the pool against league rival Wilcox High School. Tess Van Hulsen('14) led the way for the Vikings scoring four goals in the team's 8-4 win. Wilcox came off to a hot start, scoring in the opening minute. Wilcox had many more opportunities to score...

Brief: Girls’ water polo defeats Wilcox 15-7

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

September 19, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team defeated Wilcox High School 15-7 on Tuesday afternoon. The Vikings scored early in the game and did not look back. Emma Wolfe (‘14) scored 15 seconds into the match to give the Lady Vikes an early lead. The Vikings continued their momentum throughout ...

Wilcox ends baseball’s win streak

Wilcox ends baseball’s win streak

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School baseball team lost 4-2 to fourth ranked Wilcox ending their six game win streak.  After a long defensive battle the Vikings were unsuccessful at overtaking the Chargers. From the beginning of the ball game the Vikings knew that they were in for a tough battle.  The Chargers...

Baseball defeats Wilcox 2-1 at home

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

March 7, 2012


Filed under Baseball

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...

Brief: Girls’ basketball defeats Wilcox 45-33 in CCS semifinals

Brief: Girls’ basketball defeats Wilcox 45-33 in CCS semifinals

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

February 29, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Girls

The girls' varsity basketball team defeated Wilcox High School 45-33 tonight at Christopher High School in Gilroy. Reminiscent of last year's squad who won the Central Coast Section (CCS) title for the first time in Paly history, the Lady Vikes will defend their title against cross-town rival Gunn High...

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