Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor
May 29, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Featured Athlete, Paly Athletic Awards, Softball, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

  Sophie Frick (‘18) stepped foot on the Palo Alto High School campus with a pre-determined expectation to be a talented athlete. With two older siblings, Andrew Frick (‘14) who played football, lacrosse and wrestling then went on to play football in college, and Madeline Frick (‘17) who... Read more »

Baseball wins league Championship

Baseball wins league Championship

Katie Foug and Gillian Chryst
May 15, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Boys’ Baseball beat Saratoga 3-1 to sweep the series winning them the league championship. “They played great, they really did, they've been playing great for a while now. The pitchings been good and we have timey hitting and it's been real baseball”, said Coach Brewer. Isaac Kasavich started... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Samuel Desré and Reuben Kramer
May 14, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

On Wednesday night, Paly girls’ lacrosse overcame the Saratoga High School Falcons 16-10 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinals. The Vikings were off to a strong start after Maya Benatar (‘16) won the first three drews and Claire Chevalier (‘15) and Benatar each scored... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8

Boys’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer
May 14, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday night, Paly boys’ lacrosse overcame the Mountain View Spartans 9-8 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinals. The game started off slow for the Vikings with one Paly goal by Zach Levitan (’15), assisted by Matt Seligson (’16) to match Mountain View’s three goals... Read more »

Paly softball falls to Mountain View on senior night

Paly softball falls to Mountain View on senior night

Hayley Poore
May 8, 2015
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

The Vikings suffered a 10-2 loss to the Spartans on senior night on Friday afternoon. Paly recognized the team’s four seniors in a ceremony before the game started, which included Maddy Jones (‘15), Kabria Dame (‘15), Julianna Heron (‘15) and Autumn Macreno (‘15). The game started off close,... Read more »

Boys’ Lacrosse conquers Mountain View 12-3 on senior night

Alys Olmstead, Editor in Chief
May 6, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse triumphed over Mountain View in their senior night game with a  final score of 12-3. Mountain View came in strong to the first period and scored twice before Paly had even entered their offensive half. The Vikings midfield and... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse annihilates Mountain View 16-2 on senior night

Girls’ lacrosse annihilates Mountain View 16-2 on senior night

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
May 6, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

On its senior night, girls’ lacrosse trounced Mountain View with a final score of 16-2. “I think we did a really good job with transitions, moving the ball around and not forcing it, and waiting for the open shot,” Lauren Gargiulo (‘15) said. The game started off strong for Paly, with fast... Read more »

High School Baseball: As Seen From the Bench

Michael Pappas, Staff Writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Blogs, Columns, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Viking Cookbook

High school is a time where people look for themselves and find what they really enjoy doing. I knew going in to Paly that I loved baseball. I have played with the baseball team for all four years at Paly. Baseball is a sport that requires focus and long term endurance, as well as short quick movements... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse dominates over Los Altos Eagles 10-2

Boys’ lacrosse dominates over Los Altos Eagles 10-2

Sheila Subramanian and Alys Olmstead
May 3, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse dominated over the Los Altos Eagles just this past Friday night with a score of 10-2. Zach Levitan ('15), Ariya Momeny ('16), and Cole Tierney ('16) were a few of the game's dominant players. The Vikings started off the first period strong with an early goal from Tierney. Within... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse abolishes Pioneer 16-0

Girls’ lacrosse abolishes Pioneer 16-0

Maddie Kinnaman and Sheila Subramanian
May 1, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto girls’ lacrosse team dominated against the Pioneer Mustangs on Thursday at home. The Vikings defeated the Mustangs 16-0. The game started off with the Vikings taking the clear lead, a lead that they maintained throughout the game. Memorable shots from the Vikings included goals by... Read more »