A league of their own

A league of their own

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
April 16, 2014
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Features, Top Stories

While many students can engage in basketball as children, by the time high school rolls around, opportunities are more limited. For upperclassmen especially, the chance to play basketball is greatly diminished. Despite the number of Paly students with basketball backgrounds, this year,... Read more »

Boys’ Basketball falls to Menlo-Atherton 51-43 in CCS

Boys’ Basketball falls to Menlo-Atherton 51-43 in CCS

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
March 3, 2014
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Saturday night, the boys’ basketball team battled against the Menlo-Atherton Bears in what will be it’s last game of the season during the CCS (Central Coast Section) quarter-finals at Piedmont Hills High School. Energy was high during the pre-game festivities as both Paly and Menlo-Atherton... Read more »

Basketball defeats Sequoia 61-47 in first round of CCS

Basketball defeats Sequoia 61-47 in first round of CCS

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
February 28, 2014
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

In a hostile environment in the last game played in the historic big gym, Paly delivered against long-time rival Sequoia with a final score of 61-47 in their first game of CCS. The Vikings will move on to face Menlo-Atherton at 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, at Piedmont Hills High School. The game began... Read more »

Boys’ basketball clinches 54-52 win on senior night

Boys’ basketball clinches 54-52 win on senior night

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer
February 23, 2014
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Vikings secured a close win Friday night against the Los Gatos Wildcats 54-52. Paly honored its four seniors Matt Fogarty (’14), Keesean Johnson (’14), Noah Phillips (’14) and Clark Schmutz (’14) as apart of its senior night ceremony. “It was very exciting being senior night, especially... Read more »

Boys’ basketball tops Mountain View 47-35

Boys’ basketball tops Mountain View 47-35

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer
February 15, 2014
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Friday night, the boys’ basketball team defeated the Mountain View Spartans 47-35 after a hard fought battle. The Vikings were led by point guard Kevin Mullin (‘15) who had 28 points during the game. “[The... Read more »

The triple threat

The triple threat

Megan Valencia, Staff Writer
February 12, 2014
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Featured Athlete, Profiles

In high school basketball, a 3-point shooter stands 19 feet, 9 inches from the basket. Kevin Mullin (‘15) has no trouble with this distance, as he has the highest overall point count and greatest number of successful 3-pointers on the Paly varsity team. Though statistics represent the measurable athletic... Read more »

Boys’ basketball upsets Los Altos, 55-51

Boys’ basketball upsets Los Altos, 55-51

Sheila Subramanian and Gillian Chryst
February 6, 2014
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The boys’ basketball team won victory over the undefeated Los Altos Eagles on Wednesday night to advance to an overall league record of 5-2. “I thought that was the best we played all season especially on... Read more »

Boys’ basketball manhandles Homestead 63-49

Boys’ basketball manhandles Homestead 63-49

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
January 31, 2014
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly boys' basketball team claims victory over Homestead Mustangs Wednesday night advancing them to a 4-2 record in league and 9-8 record overall. "I think it was a good win," captain Noah Phillips ('14) said. "I thought we finished pretty strong." Homestead scored an early three-pointer, but... Read more »

Boys’ Basketball conquers Saratoga 66-31

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Tonight, the boys’ basketball team defeated Saratoga by a landslide in it’s fourth league game of the season. Saratoga came out with a lead, scoring a three pointer early in the first quarter. The Vikings battled back,  after Kevin Mullin (‘15) sunk his first three pointer of... Read more »

Staff vs. student basketball game ends in 22-14 blowout

Staff vs. student basketball game ends in 22-14 blowout

Garrett Reynolds, Staff Writer
January 17, 2014
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Staff, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Thursday, during the winter rally, the staff dominated the students by a final score of 22-14. The low scoring basketball game was defined by turnovers and missed shots. One of the only bright spots of the game for the student team was the first quarter, in which the... Read more »