Athlete of the Month

Junior Tess van Hulsen, who started playing water polo only three years ago, scored 30 goals for the varsity water polo team over the course of 11 games in October. She scored seven goals in a thrashing of Linc...

Football team struggles down the stretch

After four straight De Anza League titles, the Palo Alto varsity football team has been struggling to find their rhythm. Despite pounding Mountain View High School on Nov. 1 to the tune of 41-0, their fourth vi...

Girls’ tennis avenges first loss

After having their undefeated record broken by Monta Vista High School, the girls’ varsity tennis team is hoping to bounce back and regain a winning streak. The team continued their season with a final score o...

Volleyball loses last home match

With a league record of 8-3, the girls’ volleyball team is on a roll. The Lady Vikes beat Henry M. Gunn High School on Oct. 15 at home in four sets. They also defeated St. Ignatius College Preparatory 3-1 at ho...
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Cross Country gains momentum late in season

The Palo Alto boys’ and girls’ cross country teams have picked up momentum leading into the Central Coast Section (CCS) Championship. Junior Katie Foug thinks that the varsity cross country teams can carry the...

Willy Lee: Lee-ving A Legacy

Senior Willy Lee, another noteworthy swimmer, also raised the standards for Paly swimming. Lee’s most significant accomplishment is his school record in the 100-yard backstroke with his mark of 49.94 seconds. ...

What makes a good coach?

What is a coach? A coach is a person who hones athletes’ skills, and allows players to perform at the peak of their abilities. In sports, athletes’ natural ability can only take them so far. In order to improve...