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Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018

Boys Basketball (18-2, 12-0) After winning the SCVAL title and being selected as the #3 seed in the CCS Open Division tournament, boys basketball looks to make a run at the open division title. “I want to win Open,” Will Schlemmer (‘18) said. “I think we have enough talent and experien...

Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night

Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night

Joshua Kasevich, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

Palo Alto Boys Soccer loses a hard-fought match against  SCVAL rival Los Gatos. Before the game began the team’s seniors were honored for their contribution to the squad. The seniors include Matt Knowles (‘18), Xander Sherer (‘18), Kiran Misner (‘18), Alex Antunex (‘18), Victor Magnuss...

Boys Basketball Secures SCVAL De Anza League Title with 72-61 win over Los Gatos

Boys Basketball Secures SCVAL De Anza League Title with 72-61 win over Los Gatos

Tyler Foug, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018

Boys basketball defeated Los Gatos 72-61 to clinch SCVAL De Anza league. Both teams battled early on in the game changing leads on multiple occasions, causing tension in the Peery Family Center. The game was very fast paced which created many transition opportunities for both teams. With efficiency sho...

History in the Making

Lauren Koyama ('17) dribbles in last year's game against the Titans.

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

January 8, 2016

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’ basketball season ends in disappointing 2nd round CCS loss to Santa Teresa

Justin Hull ('16) wins the tip for the Viking's in their last game of the season.

Maddy Atwater and Isaac Kasevich

February 26, 2015

The Palo Alto Varsity boy’s basketball team’s season ended Thursday night after a 69-60 loss to Santa Teresa High School (San Jose, Calif.) in the 2nd round of the Central Coast Section Division 1 playoffs. Santa Teresa dominated the game from the start, thanks in large part to exceptional deep-ball...

Boys’ soccer ties Santa Clara, 0-0

Reuben Kramer ('16) takes a throw in against Santa Clara. The Vikings would go on to tie the game, 0-0

Alex Murray, Staff Writer

January 10, 2014

In a game with many chances for them to score, the Vikings were unable to put away any of them and get the win. The Vikings started the game well with captains Cina Vazir (‘14) and Wesley Woo (‘15) dominating the ball. “We were playing well in the first half,” Assistant Coach Amir Malekpour said. ...

Girls’ soccer drops tough battle to Sacred Heart Prep, 1-0

Paly defense Julia Kwasnick ('14), Aida Goma Petit ('14) and Olivia Musil ('15) take on Sacred Heart Prep's attack.

Ami Drez, Staff writer

December 1, 2012

This Friday night The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity soccer team lost a tough battle to Sacred Heart Prep (SHP), 1-0 at Paly.The majority of the first half was a defensive battle. Paly's attack had multiple scoring opportunities, but the girls couldn't seem to find the back of the net.  With le...

Summer cut short


Annemarie Drez, Staff writer

October 10, 2012

Would anyone rather spend seven hours in a classroom than enjoy the late summer weather? Probably not.  A shortened 2012 summer meant less time for students to relax, hang out with friends or get their tans on. However, there is another side to the abridged summer. Aside from the loss of time to r...

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