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Baseball adds a win to record

Baseball adds a win to record

Priscilla Bell and Garrett Reynolds

April 24, 2015

On Wednesday afternoon, the Paly baseball team took on the Milpitas Trojans. The team came into the game off of a four-game losing streak. "We were sick of losing," Justin Hull ('16) said. "We came out better today and had better energy earlier in the game." The game started with Milpitas looking...

Volleyball takes a Senior Night victory against Gunn

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor

November 11, 2014

Paly volleyball defeated Gunn in three sets on Thursday night. In its previous matchup against the Titans in the league opener, Paly lost in three sets. Coach Daniele Desiderio saw the development of the team from the start of the season. “We panicked a little bit when we were there because they...

Softball sneaks by Castilleja 1-0

Julia Saul ('14) throws a pitch in the seventh inning. She had 10 strikeouts in the game.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2014

Softball took on the Castilleja Gators this afternoon in a tight, non-league, game, with only one run scored in the fifth inning for the Vikings. The first inning opened with the Vikings not allowing anyone one base. Pitcher Julia Saul ('14) struck out the second batter. With the Vikings up to bat,...

Boys’ lacrosse just clutches 11-6 win against the Los Altos Eagles

Ami Drez, News Editor

April 17, 2014

The Palo Alto boy's lacrosse team started off strong in the first half and maintained their lead with a final score of 11-6. The Vikings came into the first quarter ready to dominate, with two goals by Wayland Chiu ('14) and Matt Seligson ('16). Los Altos rallied back and put one at the back of the...

Brief: Golf adds another win to record

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

At the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course (PA Muni) on Tuesday afternoon, boys' golf clinched its fifth win against Cupertino, 199-194. The team is now 5-0 in league play. Eric Maser ('17) shot two-over par shooting a 36. "We're mainly going to work on our short games as that's generally where the...

Softball inches by Woodside, 3-2

Julia Saul ('14) pitched the whole game for the Vikings. Saul totaled five strikeouts in the contest.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014

Paly girls' softball pulled a win over Woodside 3-2 on Thursday afternoon. Strong pitching by starting pitcher Julia Saul ('14) was a key component to the Lady Vikes victory. The Vikings showed signs of a firm defense in the first inning, with catches in the outfield by Casey Glassford ('15) and...

Boys’ basketball manhandles Homestead 63-49

Kevin Mullin ('15) prepares to take the ball down the court. Mullin had four three-pointers during the game.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

January 31, 2014

The Paly boys' basketball team claims victory over Homestead Mustangs Wednesday night advancing them to a 4-2 record in league and 9-8 record overall. "I think it was a good win," captain Noah Phillips ('14) said. "I thought we finished pretty strong." Homestead scored an early three-pointer, but...

Girls’ golf claims CCS title first time in Paly History

Michelle Xie ('15) prepares for a shot. Paly Girls' Golf went on to win CCS against Saint Francis Lancers by a close four shots.

Priscilla Bell

October 29, 2013

Paly girls' golf won the Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament this afternoon with a winning score of 391. They beat St. Francis by a close four shots, and Gunn by 21 shots. "I think we did pretty well," captain Michelle Xie ('15) said. "I know that we didn't play our absolute best... but we pulled...

Brief: Girls lacrosse trumps Sequoia 18-1

Headed towards the goal, Alanna Mitchell ('13) breaks through a wall of Sequoia defenders. The Vikings went on to crush the Ravens 18-1.

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer

April 11, 2013

Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team defeated the Sequoia High School Ravens 18-1 under the Paly lights. After a tough 19-10 loss to St. Ignatius on Wednesday night, the Lady Vikes redeemed themselves tonight. Charlotte Biffar ('13) opened the game with an immediate goal. The Lady Vikes then...

Boys’ water polo defeats Monta Vista, 12-8

Bret Pinsker ('13) winds up for a shot

September 20, 2012

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity water polo team defeated Monta Vista High School 12-8 this afternoon in the Paly pool. Freshman Andrew Cho ('16)  scored the first goal of game towards the end of the first quarter, pushing the Vikings in the right direction. Shortly after, captain Bret Pinsker...

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