Breif: Coach Dave Winn to leave Palo Alto and coach for the Spartans

Breif: Coach Dave Winn to leave Palo Alto and coach for the Spartans

Gillian Chryst, Web and Social Media Editor
June 13, 2014
Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

Dave Winn, Palo Alto High School volleyball coach for the past eight seasons, announced this morning that he will not be returning to coach the Lady Vikes next fall. Players and their families received an email today containing information of Winn's plans to leave Paly and coach for the Mountain... Read more »

Team of the Year: Girls’ golf

Team of the Year: Girls’ golf

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
May 28, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Girls' Golf, Paly Athletic Awards

Rarely does a team see great success in its year of creation. Triumphant wins usually come after building a foundation over time, allowing the athletes to hone their abilities. However, in rare instances, a team may immediately have high achievements. This year at Paly, girls’ golf was that team. Winning... Read more »

Athlete of the Year: Michelle Xie

Athlete of the Year: Michelle Xie

Anna Dukovic, Features Editor
May 28, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Athlete, Features, Golf - Girls, Paly Athletic Awards, Top Stories

Unlike professionals in many sports, such as gymnastics, athletes usually peak in their twenties; however, the average age of professional golfers is early to mid-thirties and these athletes can continue to play the sport into their retirement. ... Read more »

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 »