Gryffindor and Slytherin winners in first day of Quidditch Tournament

Gryffindor and Slytherin winners in first day of Quidditch Tournament

Clara Harrington and Paige Anderson
April 30, 2015
Filed under Top Stories

Once regarded as the best sport in the world by Ron Weasley, the legendary sport of quidditch from the Harry Potter series has now spread to the Paly turf. On Thurs., Apr. 30, Gryffindor (the seniors) took on Hufflepuff (the freshmen), and Slytherin (the juniors) played against Ravenclaw (the sophomores)... Read more »

Softball falls to Mills in 15-7 loss

Softball falls to Mills in 15-7 loss

Daniel Douty, Staff Writer
April 30, 2015
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Vikings could just not keep up with the scoring of the Mills Vikings (14-3) on Wednesday at Paly, bringing their record up to 14-7. Paly jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the first inning on a base hit by catcher Maddie Martinson ('16), who was named the player of the game as she picked... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Leland Chargers 17-2

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Leland Chargers 17-2

Meredith Kinnaman, Photo/ News Editor
April 29, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The boys’ lacrosse team dominated the Leland chargers 17-2 at home on Wednesday. The team dominated the first quarter making the score 7-0 with three minutes left in the quarter. Jackson Dahl (‘17) with the final goal of the quarter. The Vikings started the second quarter off strong with a... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse dominates over Leland chargers 21-9

Girls’ lacrosse dominates over Leland chargers 21-9

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team dominated the Leland Chargers 21-9 on Tuesday, April 28th at home. The Vikings are 1st in their league. Maya Benatar (‘16) believes the team got off to a slow start in the first half. “I definitely think it was a rough start, we lost a lot of draws and missed a of... Read more »

Paly Softball Annihilates Gunderson High School 11-0

Paly Softball Annihilates Gunderson High School 11-0

Megan Valencia, Staff Writer
April 28, 2015
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Tuesday April 28th, at 4 p.m. the Paly softball team defeated Gunderson High School 11-0 in 5 innings of play. The game ended when the “Mercy Rule” was enacted. The mercy rule states that in high school softball, if a team is up by either 15 runs total or 10 runs by the time 5 innings have been... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse barely grabbed the win against Los Gatos 9-8 after double overtime

Paige Anderson and Katie Foug
April 26, 2015
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse barely grabbed the win in their game against Los Gatos with a final score of 9-8 after double overtime. Matt Seligson (‘16) and Cole Tierney (‘16) started off the first quarter strong with 2 goals each to make the score 4-2 at the end of the quarter. Seligson scored another... Read more »

What’s Up With Powder Puff?

What’s Up With Powder Puff?

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor
April 25, 2015
Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Spring Sports, Top Stories

There are a few things Palo Alto Senior High School students look forward to throughout the year: spirit week, winter break, prom, powder puff and graduation. For the student body of the 2014-2015 school year, there is now one less event to look forward to. Yes, that’s right Paly, say goodbye to Powder... Read more »

Paly varsity softball falls to Cupertino 4-1 in the seventh inning

Paly varsity softball falls to Cupertino 4-1 in the seventh inning

Reuben Kramer, Staff Writer
April 24, 2015
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Friday April 24th, at 4 o'clock p.m. the Paly softball team played Cupertino in a league game. The Vikings  lost 4-1 after allowing 3 points in the last inning of the game. The game was off to a slow start. A shut down defense for both teams was kept until the top of the fourth inning. There... Read more »

Baseball adds a win to record

Baseball adds a win to record

Priscilla Bell and Garrett Reynolds
April 24, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday afternoon, the Paly baseball team took on the Milpitas Trojans. The team came into the game off of a four-game losing streak. "We were sick of losing," Justin Hull ('16) said. "We came out better today and had better energy earlier in the game." The game started with Milpitas looking... Read more »

Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor
March 26, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Paly baseball suffered a loss against Wilcox on Wednesday afternoon, making its overall record 8-3. The Chargers started the game with a lead-off single. After making it to second on a bunt, the player was able to steal third. A ball hit to center field was caught by Phil Lewis ('15) for the out,... Read more »