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Cross country looks to build off momentum

The Palo Alto High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams continue to have high hopes for the remainder of the season despite mediocre performances in recent meets. Girls’ coach Paul Jones has not been un...
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Alumni make a splash at the next level

Joc Pederson ('10) Pederson had an impressive showing in his fourh professional season as he led the Chattanooga Lookouts, an affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, in all offensive categories. Even more impres...

“Little Big Game” should be reinstated

For the last 48 years, Palo Alto High School and rival Henry M. Gunn High School have competed in the “Little Big Game,” Palo Alto’s storied high school football game. But after last year’s game led to a 48-0 ...

Volleyball team starts off with a superb 8-1 record

In recent years, Palo Alto High School has had a strong girls’ volleyball team, with seven consecutive league titles heading into this season. This year’s team has seven new players, including two freshmen, bu...
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Are our football players safe enough?

Two weeks ago, the National Football League (NFL) reached an agreement to pay $765 million to 18,000 retired players, according to Sports Illustrated. The compensation is for concussion-related injuries sustain...

Division I sports teams welcome Paly athletes

It is that dreaded time of the year again. The stress can be intense for seniors applying to college, taking the SATs or ACTs, and on top of that, maintaining good grades for the semester. But for a select grou...

Athlete of the month

The Campanile: Why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself. Kent Slaney: Hi, I’m Kent Slaney, I’m on the Paly cross country team and I really enjoy running. TC: What’s your favorite food? KS: Ice cream...