True passion

Kylie Callan and Reuben Kramer
December 12, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Basketball - Girls, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Soccer - Boys, Soccer - Girls, Softball, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball

Shawn Johnson began gymnastics at the age of three. Ryan Lochte first learned to swim at age five. Abby Wambach dribbled her first soccer ball at the age of four. Since then, they have spent innumerable hours working towards greatness. Their efforts have earned them a place in history. Their names have... Read more »

Girls’ tennis remains undefeated with 5-2 victory over Cupertino

Girls’ tennis remains undefeated with 5-2 victory over Cupertino

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
October 7, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The girls’ tennis team remains ranked number one in their league after holding Cupertino off 5-2 in their match Tuesday afternoon at home. Coach Andy Harader was enthusiastic about the result, as it keeps the Vikings on top. “I feel very good [about the win], because this was one of the strong... Read more »

Paly girls’ tennis defeats Fremont 5-2

Paly girls’ tennis defeats Fremont 5-2

Meredith Kinnaman, Staff Writer
September 25, 2014
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Paly girls tennis defeated Fremont 5-2 Thursday, September 25th at home. Senior captain Madeline Lee (`15)  commented on the match and areas she worked on today. “I played well today and the team we had today wasn’t that much of a challenge so I really wanted to focus on consistency in my... Read more »

Girls’ tennis falls to Castilleja 5-2 in preseason match

Girls’ tennis falls to Castilleja 5-2 in preseason match

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
September 10, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Paly girls’ tennis was defeated by Castilleja 5-2 Wednesday, September 10th at home. Captain Madeline Lee ('15) enjoyed playing the Gators and remained positive despite the loss. "Even though the score wasn't close, it's always great to play Castilleja," Lee said. Lee and her partner Meredith... Read more »

Girls’ tennis preview: young team in new league

Girls’ tennis preview: young team in new league

Meredith Kinnaman, Staff Writer
August 26, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

After losing a close CCS semifinal match to the Monta Vista Matadors, the Palo Alto girls’ tennis team ended their 2013 season 19-4 in league games. This year the team decided to drop down from the De Anza league to the El Camino League after losing several of its crucial players. “Because we... 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 »

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends season in CCS semifinals

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends season in CCS semifinals

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer
November 19, 2013
Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The girls’ tennis team lost 5-2 to Monta Vista and ended their season in the Central Coast Section semifinals this afternoon. Aashli Budhiraja (’14) and Felicia Wang(’14), the number one and number four singles won their matches handily, with scores of 6-3, 6-2 and 6-0, 6-0 respectively. The... Read more »

Brief: Girls’ tennis pulls away with CCS win over Saratoga

Brief: Girls’ tennis pulls away with CCS win over Saratoga

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer
November 15, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Videos

The girls' varsity tennis team will move on to the semi-finals of CCS after beating number two seed Saratoga 4-3. After losing to Saratoga twice during the regular season 4-3, number one singles player, Aashli Budhiraja ('14) was impressed with the way the team improved despite the two losses. "This... Read more »

Brief: Girls’ tennis progresses in SCVAL tournament

Brief: Girls’ tennis progresses in SCVAL tournament

Alex Murray, Staff Writer
November 5, 2013
Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly Girls' tennis team started the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League tennis tournament with a mixed performance Tuesday evening at Los Altos High School. Number two singles player Felicia Wang ('14) played a highly contested match but ended up falling short of the win. Wang lost the first set... Read more »

Girls’ tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Girls’ tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer
October 17, 2013
Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikings dominated the Sacred Heart Prep Gators 6-1 at home this afternoon. Aashli Budhiraja (‘14), Felicia Wang (‘14) and Avanika Narayan (‘17) all won their singles matches handily with scores of 6-2, 6-2 (# one singles), 6-0, 6-2 (# two singles), and 6-0, 6-0 (# three singles). Coach... Read more »