The Viking Magazine

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Emma Staiger ('18) wins the draw for the vikings in its 16-8 victory over Los Gatos

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

March 16, 2016

The girls’ lacrosse team kicked off league play with a 16-8 victory over Los Gatos Wednesday night at home. With sharp passing and intense offense the girls The wildcats may have won the opening draw, but Paly quickly stole the ball back and Ellen Goncher (‘18) went on to score the first goal of th...

Boys’ basketball clinches 54-52 win on senior night

Clark Schmutz ('14), Noah Phillips ('14), Keesean Johnson ('14) and Matt Fogarty ('14) stand together during the senior night ceremony. The four helped the Vikings defeat the Los Gatos Wildcats 54-52.

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer

February 23, 2014

The Vikings secured a close win Friday night against the Los Gatos Wildcats 54-52. Paly honored its four seniors Matt Fogarty (’14), Keesean Johnson (’14), Noah Phillips (’14) and Clark Schmutz (’14) as apart of its senior night ceremony. “It was very exciting being senior night, especially...

Softball falls to Los Gatos Wildcats 9-4 at home

Casey Glassford ('15) delivers the first pitch in the top of the second inning. Glassford pitched five of the seven innings on Tuesday afternoon.

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer

March 12, 2013

The Palo Alto High School softball team faced the Los Gatos Wildcats for their fifth regular season game. The Vikings (2-2) lost in a high-scoring game, 9-4. As the Wildcats stepped up to the plate at the top of the first inning, they were able to score seven runs and take the lead. The Lady Vikes ha...

Vikings silence the Los Gatos Wildcats in 25-7 blowout

Vikings silence the Los Gatos Wildcats in 25-7 blowout

Josh Stern, Staff Writer

October 20, 2012

With defensive-minded San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh in the stands, the Paly football team (5-2-0) romped rival Los Gatos (4-3-0) 25-7, behind a stout showing from its defense. The Vikings were the first to put points on the board when running back Matt Tolbert (’13) dashed down the side...

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 ...

Girls’ soccer falls to Los Gatos, 1-0

Defender Emy Kelty ('12) passes ball out of Pally territoy.  Kelty kept the Wildcats' offense at bay most of the game.

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer

January 23, 2012

Monday after school, the Palo Alto High School girls' varsity Soccer team (3-3-6, 1-2-3 League) lost to Los Gatos High School (12-0-1, 6-0-0 League) in a close game of 1-0. The Wildcats scored their point about half way through the second half in a constant battle that took place on both sides of...

Paly boys’ water polo defeats Los Gatos 13-4

Nelsen Perla-Ward ('15) pushes past a Wildcat defender. Perla-Ward has 26 goals this season.

Sammy Solomon and Michael Strong, Staff Writers

October 6, 2011

The Palo Alto High School boys' water polo team (6-1 league) defeated the Los Gatos Wildcats 13-4 on Oct. 6th. Bret Pinsker ('13) scored the first goal of the game, breaking through two Wildcat defenders. But Los Gatos was quick to respond with a goal tying up the score at one all. The Vikings secured an early lead with goals from Quinn Rockwell ('13) and Pinsker, bring...

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