Dynamic Duos

Dynamic Duos

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
April 16, 2014
Filed under Features, Soccer - Girls, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Track & Field

When looking at a Paly roster, sometimes it catches the eye that two players have the same last name, and it turns out that they are siblings on the same varsity team. These two brothers or sisters have something special between them because they are on the same Paly team. Famous sibling athletes... Read more »

A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

Willy Yang, Guest Writer
March 13, 2014
Filed under College Sports, Columns, Football, Top Stories

Literature of Comedy student and guest writer Willy Yang ('14) writes a satirical piece based off the college football fan base: Across the country there are all sorts of crazy college sports fans. From USC’s cries for victory to Florida State’s tomahawk chop... Read more »

NFL hopeful Adams (’14) stands out at Scouting Combine

NFL hopeful Adams (’14) stands out at Scouting Combine

Josh Stern, Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2014
Filed under College Sports, Featured Athlete, Football, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Member of the 2010-11 California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) state championship winning Paly football team and past Fresno State All-American wide receiver, Davante Adams (’14) made his mark earlier today at the National Football League (NFL) Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis,... Read more »

Paly graduate, Fresno State’s Adams (’11) enters NFL Draft

Paly graduate, Fresno State’s Adams (’11) enters NFL Draft

Josh Stern, Editor-in-chief
December 27, 2013
Filed under College Sports, Featured Athlete, Football, Top Stories

On December 26th 2013, after ending his season with 1718 yards on 131 catches along with 27 touchdowns, Paly graduate and current Fresno State Bulldog Davante Adams (’11) finally announced his eligibility for the 2014 National Football League (NFL) Draft. Adams, requested information... Read more »

Brief: Coach Earl Hansen to retire at the end of the school year

Brief: Coach Earl Hansen to retire at the end of the school year

December 2, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

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Paly Volleyball Dominates Monta Vista 3-0

Ido Gal, Staff Writer
December 2, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School Volleyball Team took care of business Tuesday night with an impressive win over the Monta Matadors. The Vikings executed well on both offense and defense, not allowing Monta Vista to win a single match. The Vikings had a very shaky start to the... Read more »

Vikings fall to Lancers 45-21 in season ending loss

Vikings fall to Lancers 45-21 in season ending loss

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
November 30, 2013
Filed under Football, Top Stories

Despite a strong effort, the Vikings lost 45-21 to the Saint Francis Lancers Friday night. In a true tale of two halves, the Vikings kept the game close in the first and second quarters, but could not hold on for the rest of the ride. A few bright spots included Keller Chryst (’14) and Eli Givens... Read more »

Brief: Volleyball overcomes San Ramon 3-2 in the Nor Cal quarterfinals

Brief: Volleyball overcomes San Ramon 3-2 in the Nor Cal quarterfinals

Megan Valencia, Staff Writer
November 29, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Paly girls’ volleyball team defeated San Ramon 3-2 in the Northern California volleyball quarterfinals Tuesday, Nov. 26. The Vikings lost the first two sets, and were determined to make a comeback. Going into the third set with a drive to succeed, the Vikings defeated San Ramon in the last three... Read more »

Football defeats Leland 54-24 in first round of CCS

Football defeats Leland 54-24 in first round of CCS

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
November 24, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Looking to rebound from the regular season with a record 0f four out of nine wins, the Palo Alto Vikings’ football team solidly defeated the Leland Chargers 54-24 in the first round of the CCS playoffs Saturday night. Keesean Johnson (’14) and Malcolm Davis (’14) scored four touchdowns a piece,... Read more »

Volleyball drops CCS championship to Homestead in four sets

Volleyball drops CCS championship to Homestead in four sets

Ami Drez and Tori Destefano
November 23, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

“Lets go Paly, lets go!” a crowd of spirited Paly students yelled during the CCS girls volleyball championship to show their Paly Pride. However, despite the constant cheering and spirit throughout the stands, Homestead conquered the CCS Championships over Paly in four games. The Vikes were... Read more »