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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Boys’ Basketball defeats Gunn on senior night

Boys’ Basketball defeats Gunn on senior night

Maddy Atwater, Staff Writer
February 7, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Featured Athlete, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys’ basketball protected their own court in their senior night game against cross town rival Gunn High School with a 17 point win 71-54. The graduating seniors, Corey Bicknell (‘15), Alex Dees (‘15), Kevin Mullin (‘15) and Jonny Rojahn (‘15) stepped up despite the contest not being a league... Read more »

The Viking’s fall to the Milpitas Trojans 47-7 on Senior Night

The Viking’s fall to the Milpitas Trojans 47-7 on Senior Night

Maddy Atwater, Staff Writer
November 9, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Football

Playing with all odds against them, the Palo Alto Vikings received a brutal beating on Senior Night this Friday to the reigning Central Coast Section (CCS) Division one Champions, the Milpitas Trojans, with a final score of 47-7. The Viking’s single touchdown was caught by Riley Schoeben (‘16)... Read more »

Think Pink?

Think Pink?

Maddy Atwater, Staff Writer
October 3, 2014
Filed under Columns, Football, Volleyball

You take a deep breath to calm your nerves, block out the rally screams and take in the Friday night lights. You’re nervous. It’s the home opener and you can’t quite seem to get those butterflies out of your stomach. You look left and right at your teammates and see a field of green, white and... Read more »

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
September 19, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

On Thursday night, the boys’ water polo team faced off the Monta Vista Matadors in its second league game of the season. Team captain Lucas Novak (‘15) was pleased with the team’s performance and ultimate defeat of the Matadors. “For most of the game we played well; our defense was definitely... Read more »

Softball suffers close loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Softball suffers close loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
April 17, 2014
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Thursday afternoon, Paly softball dropped a close game to Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory from San Francisco, 4-3. "I feel like we're so much better than we played," Emma Noroian ('14) said. "We're struggling with hitting. We all hit really well in practice, but then transferring that to the... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse just clutches 11-6 win against the Los Altos Eagles

Ami Drez, News Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto boy's lacrosse team started off strong in the first half and maintained their lead with a final score of 11-6. The Vikings came into the first quarter ready to dominate, with two goals by Wayland Chiu ('14) and Matt Seligson ('16). Los Altos rallied back and put one at the back of the... Read more »