Softball crushes Silver Creek 13-1

Softball crushes Silver Creek 13-1

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor
March 9, 2015
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

In its fifth game of the season, softball lit up the field on Monday afternoon. Silver Creek came out strong with a lead-off double in the first inning. Natalie Snyder ('16) caught a ball in deep left field for a fly out, however second double to put Silver Head ahead 1-0. The Vikings wouldn't let... Read more »

Paly baseball falls to Carlmont 5-4 in extra innings

Paly baseball falls to Carlmont 5-4 in extra innings

Maddy Atwater , Rowan McEvoy, and Garrett Reynolds
March 7, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Despite five strong innings from Justin Hull (‘16) in his first outing of the year, Paly baseball fell to the Carlmont Scots 5-4 this Saturday afternoon. Hull allowed no earned runs and struck out six batters in the loss. “We played well,” first baseman Lawrence Han (‘16) said. “We did... Read more »

Girls’ soccer comes up just short in 3-2 CCS Championship loss to Mountain View

Girls’ soccer comes up just short in 3-2 CCS Championship loss to Mountain View

Rowan McEvoy and Garrett Reynolds
March 7, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team lost to Mountain View 3-2 in the CCS finals Saturday morning at Valley Christian High School. Alison Lu (‘16) accounted for both goals for the Vikings who squandered numerous chances to score throughout the game. “We had a lot of missed opportunities,” head coach... Read more »

Boys’ Lacrosse loses to Sacred Heart, 12-6

Boys’ Lacrosse loses to Sacred Heart, 12-6

Alex Murray, Editor-in-chief
March 5, 2015
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School Boys Lacrosse team played Sacred Heart Preparatory (SHP) underneath the floodlights Thursday night. The Vikings came into the game looking to build upon their first league win of the season against Archbishop Mitty in the inaugural match of the 2015 season. But, despite the... Read more »

Girls’ soccer triumphs over Santa Teresa 5-0 in CCS Semi-Final match

Girls’ soccer triumphs over Santa Teresa 5-0 in CCS Semi-Final match

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
March 4, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls’ soccer trounced the Santa Teresa Saints, 5-0 in their CCS semi-final match. This win advances the Vikings into the championship game. The Vikings started the game off strong, maintaining their possession well throughout the midfield and keeping Santa Teresa on their defensive half... Read more »

Paly Boys’ Baseball wins 4-3 against Willow Glen

Paly Boys’ Baseball wins 4-3 against Willow Glen

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
March 4, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ baseball triumphed over the Willow Glen Rams, 4-3 in extra innings, thanks to a walk-off by Ethan Stern ('17) in the eighth. This put the team off to a strong start for their 2015 season. The game began with a run scored by Willow Glen, but the Vikings shut down the early momentum and... Read more »

Girls’ soccer defeats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Girls’ soccer defeats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Rowan McEvoy and Garrett Reynolds
February 28, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team defeated Menlo-Atherton 1-0 in the CCS quarterfinals at home Saturday afternoon. Jacey Pederson (‘16) scored the lone goal for the Vikings during stoppage time at the end of the first half. “I think in the first half we played really well,” Pederson said. “We... Read more »

Boys’ soccer falls to Bellarmine 2-0 in CCS quarterfinals

Boys’ soccer falls to Bellarmine 2-0 in CCS quarterfinals

Samuel Desré, Staff Writer
February 28, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto High School boys' soccer team fell 2-0 to Bellarmine High School in the Central Coast Section (CCS) quarterfinals. The first five minutes of the game was a round of observation filled of long balls where Reuben Kramer ('16) and Preston Kuppe ('15) dominated the air and helped Paly relieve... Read more »

Boys’ basketball season ends in disappointing 2nd round CCS loss to Santa Teresa

Boys’ basketball season ends in disappointing 2nd round CCS loss to Santa Teresa

Maddy Atwater and Isaac Kasevich
February 26, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Paly Athletic Awards, Photography, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto Varsity boy’s basketball team’s season ended Thursday night after a 69-60 loss to Santa Teresa High School (San Jose, Calif.) in the 2nd round of the Central Coast Section Division 1 playoffs. Santa Teresa dominated the game from the start, thanks in large part to exceptional deep-ball... Read more »

Paly girls’ basketball beat Gatos 64-62, finish their undefeated season

Paly girls’ basketball beat Gatos 64-62, finish their undefeated season

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
February 18, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girls’ basketball rose above the Los Gatos Wildcats and won their last league game 64-62, securing their undefeated season and league championship. The game started off with Lauren Koyama (‘17) scoring the first points of the game. Skylar Burris (‘17) followed in her teammates footsteps... Read more »