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

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

Maddy Atwater and Isaac Kasevich
February 26, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Features, 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 »

Senior night 2-1 win for boys’ soccer against Los Gatos

Senior night 2-1 win for boys’ soccer against Los Gatos

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
February 17, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly boys’ soccer won 2-1 on its senior night, triumphing over tough competitor Los Gatos and winning league. The game began with evenly-matched intensity from both sides. Ariya Momeny (‘16) and Xavier Sherer (‘15) both took shots on goal early on in the first half, but were unsuccessful in... Read more »

Girls’ soccer defeats Homestead 8-0

Girls’ soccer defeats Homestead 8-0

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-In-Chief
February 12, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team trounced the Homestead Mustangs 8-0 at home Thursday on senior night. Players Priscilla Bell (‘15), Lena Chang (‘15), Katie Foug (‘15), Sarah Lim (‘15) Livi Musil (‘15) and Aoi Sugihara (‘15) were honored in a ceremony following the game. Allison Lu (‘16),... 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 »

Boys’ basketball is victorious over Los Altos 72-61

Boys’ basketball is victorious over Los Altos 72-61

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
February 7, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys’ basketball defeated the Los Altos Eagles 72-61. The team dominated the court by scoring a total of 10 three-pointers and maintaining the lead for the entire game. Early in the first quarter, Paly earned the lead following layups by both Justin Hull (‘16) and Oliver Svirsky (‘16). Momentum... Read more »

Girls’ basketball triumphs over Wilcox 64-24

Girls’ basketball triumphs over Wilcox 64-24

Samuel Desré, Staff Writer
February 7, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Friday night, girls’ basketball defeated Los Altos with a final score of 64-24. After tonight's win, the Vikings are 9-0 in the De Anza League and lead the league with an overall record of 19-2. Alexis Harris (‘16) scored the first basket of the night for the Lady Vikes, beginning a favorable... Read more »

Paly girls soccer triumphs over Santa Clara Bruins 9-2

Paly girls soccer triumphs over Santa Clara Bruins 9-2

Meredith Kinnaman, Staff Writer
February 6, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls soccer defeated the Santa Clara Bruins 9-2 today at home. The Vikings started off strong in the first half when they kicked off first and started towards their attacking end early in the half. Nika Woodfill (‘16) takes the first shot of the game which is blocked by the Bruins'... Read more »

Boys’ Basketball triumphs over Wilcox winning 71-56.

Boys’ Basketball triumphs over Wilcox winning 71-56.

Paige Bara and Alys Olmstead
January 31, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly boys’ basketball team defeated Wilcox High School 71-66 on Friday night. The game began with Wilcox winning the tip off but Paly was quick to win the ball back. Kevin Mullin (‘15) started off the game strong with two three pointers in a row leading the Vikings to take lead. Alex Dees... Read more »

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 »