Girls’ soccer triumphs 2-0 over defending CCS Champions

Girls’ soccer triumphs 2-0 over defending CCS Champions

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
January 25, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

  The girls’ soccer team defeated the Los Gatos Wildcats for the first time in two years Saturday. Possession of the ball alternated between the Vikings and the Wildcats, with neither team clearly dominating for the first several minutes of the game. Not long after the whistle the Vikings,... Read more »

Boys’ basketball falls to the Homestead Mustangs 58-43

Boys’ basketball falls to the Homestead Mustangs 58-43

Gillian Chryst and Zoe Bhargava
January 23, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The boys’ basketball team kicked off Friday night with a big audience in the Paly gym as they faced the Homestead Mustangs. The Vikings fell to the Mustangs 58-43, making the game was the team’s first league loss. The Vikings were five for 28 from the three-point line and were disappointed in their... Read more »

Girls’ basketball defeats the Mountain View Spartans 53-40

Girls’ basketball defeats the Mountain View Spartans 53-40

Zoe Bhargava and Gillian Chryst
January 23, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Friday night, girls’ basketball triumphed over Mountain View 53-40. The Vikings’ win secured their fifth league win and they have remained undefeated. Tonight’s performance was a big team win and the Lady Vikes were happy with their performance. “I was very proud of our team, shots weren’t... Read more »

Paly wrestling outlasted by Cupertino, 52-22

Paly wrestling outlasted by Cupertino, 52-22

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The Palo Alto wrestling team fell to Cupertino High School 52-22 at home on Thursday, Jan. 22. Coach Braumon Creighton was disappointed with the Vikings' performance. “I’m disappointed with the performance of a lot of the…guys,” Creighton said. “[There were] too many pins, too many [of... Read more »

Boys’ soccer prevails over the Homestead Mustangs 1-0

Boys’ soccer prevails over the Homestead Mustangs 1-0

Anna Dukovic and Megan Valencia, Features Editor and Business Manager
January 22, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly boys’ soccer shutout the Homestead Mustangs 1-0 this afternoon despite various yellow cards and a penalty kick (PK) in the second half. The Vikings currently hold first place in their league with a 5-0 record and no goals scored against them. The game started off with a free kick for the Mustangs... Read more »

Students triumph over staff in annual basketball game

Students triumph over staff in annual basketball game

Alys Olmstead and Meredith Kinnaman
January 16, 2015
Filed under Top Stories, Winter Sports

The dream was alive today in the Big Gym as the Paly Senior Squad triumphed over the teachers with a final score of 14-10 in the annual Staff vs. Student basketball game. The first quarter started strong with the first basket being scored by the seniors own Gillian Chryst (‘15) after a combination... Read more »

Boys’ soccer vanquishes Santa Clara 3-0

Boys’ soccer vanquishes Santa Clara 3-0

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
January 15, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

Boys’ soccer continued their winning streak by defeating Santa Clara 3-0 at home on Thursday, Jan. 15. Dami Bolarinwa (’16), Ariya Momeny (’16) and Cole Tierney (’16) all scored for the Vikings. Momeny was proud of his team’s effort both in this game as well as throughout the season. “Our... Read more »

Girls’ basketball outlasts Saratoga 57-44

Girls’ basketball outlasts Saratoga 57-44

Isaac Kasevich and Michael Pappas
January 14, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls’ basketball defeated Saratoga 57-44 at Paly on Wednesday evening. Lauren Koyama (‘17) led the charge for the Lady Vikes, pouring in 12 points on four three-pointers. Courtney Lovely (‘16) and Alexis Harris (‘17) also contributed double-digit points. Koyama was pleased with... Read more »

Boys’ basketball triumphs over Milpitas 66-36

Boys’ basketball triumphs over Milpitas 66-36

Megan Valencia and Anna Dukovic
January 13, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Vikings conquered the Milpitas High School Trojans 66-36 in their third league game of the season, advancing their league record to 3-0. Although the Trojans took the tip-off and the first point of the game, Paly reacted quickly with a three-pointer by Justin Hull (‘16) for a 3-2 lead. The Vikings... Read more »

Paly girls’ soccer defeats Saratoga in home opener

Alys Olmstead and Zach Levitan
January 13, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls

The Paly girls’ soccer team triumphed over Saratoga in their league home opener, with a final score of 5-0. The win started them off on a strong note and places them as a force to reckoned with in the league. The game started slow with Paly dominating, but not executing their chances or playing... Read more »