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Wrestling defeats Los Altos high school, 56-13

Wrestling defeats Los Altos high school, 56-13

Nina Kelty, Nora Rosati, staff writers

February 6, 2012

Paly wrestling smacked Los Altos High School, 56-13 on Mon. Feb. 6 at Los Altos, tying for first place in duals for the Santa Clara Valley League (SCVAL).  After a loss to Los Gatos High School last week, the Vikings had to pull away with a win tonight to claim first in league. “We needed to redeem ourselves...

Palo Alto High School lost to Los Gatos 28-34

Palo Alto High School lost to Los Gatos 28-34

NIna Kelty, Nora Rosati, Staff Members

February 2, 2012

Paly wrestling lost it's first dual meet of the season to Los Gatos High School,28-34  at home, Thurs. night.  In addition to this being the last home dual meet of the season, this night was dedicated to seniors Matthew Bungarden,  Joey Christopherson,  Kalen Gans, Christian Lonsky, Tanner Marshall, Nick...

Brief: Paly wrestling defeats Fremont high school 53-13

Nina Kelty, Nora Rosati, Staff Writers

January 27, 2012

The Palo Alto High School wrestling team blew out Fremont High School, 53-13 this Thurs. night at the Firebird’s gym.Although the Vikings were missing senior Ryan Oshima (‘12) due to an ongoing ACL injury, underclassmen wrestlers James Giaccia (‘15) and Jordan Gans (‘14) stepped up their leve...

Brief: Wrestling wins dual meet against Cupertino

Marina Foley, Blogger

January 21, 2012

The Palo Alto wrestling team defeated rival Cupertino High School this past Thursday in a league duel meet. The team went into Thursday’s meet with confidence, but the results were closer than expected.  Despite the close score, the Vikings still came out with a victory. “We expected to win...

Brief: All five wrestlers place at Lynn Dyche Classic

Charlotte Biffar, Staff Writer

December 19, 2011

Two Palo Alto High School wrestlers competed in championship matches this Saturday Dec. 17 at the Lynn Dyche Classic at James Lick High School in San Jose. Although only five members of the Viking squad participated, they all placed in their respective weight classes. Christian Lonsky ('12) was one...

Brief: Wrestling wins Weber Lawson preseason Memorial Tournament

Nina Kelty, Staff Writer

December 12, 2011

This past weekend the Palo Alto High School wrestling team won the Weber Lawson Memorial Tournament at Fremont High School. Senior captains Nick Ortiz (‘12) and Kalen Gans (‘12) both placed first and Joey Christopherson (‘12) placed fourth, in their weight groups to help the Vikings win the...

Team Moms

Nina Kelty, Staff Writer

November 16, 2011

Theresa Anderson watches from the stands as the Paly football team takes the field.  She blends in with the rest of the crowd, but her contribution to the team is more than most. The night before, she was one of a few Palo Alto High School football moms orchestrating another weekly team dinner.  Afte...

Profile: Kalen Gans

Profile: Kalen Gans

Emy Kelty, Staff Writer

March 9, 2011

Kalen Gans (’12) stepped into the high school sports arena a little bit behind. “When he came into high school he had a lot of catching up to do,” Kalen’s younger brother, Jordan Gans (’14) said. After battling injuries throughout middle school, Kalen started out his high school career...

Paly wrestling ends season with 7th place finish at CCS

Paly wrestling ends season with 7th place finish at CCS

Emy Kelty

February 28, 2011

The Palo Alto High School wrestling team wrapped up its season with a seventh place finish in the CCS finals at Independence High School on Saturday. Juniors Kalen Gans, Joey Christopherson, Ryan Oshima and Nick Ortiz finished third, sixth, fourth and fifth in their respective weight classes. With...

Wrestling bounces back with 39-26 win over Cupertino

Wrestling bounces back with 39-26 win over Cupertino

Alan Lamarque

February 1, 2011

The Viking wrestlers redeemed themselves after an ugly loss last week with a swift 39-26 victory over the Cupertino Pioneers Tuesday night. After losing an important match to Los Gatos High School last week by a score of 45-24, the Vikings hit the mat prepared to make up for the performance. “When we l...

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