the Paly Voice


  • Slideshow: Track and field garners mixed results at Gunn meet

    The Palo Alto High School track and field meet against the cross-town rival Gunn High School on Thursday ended with a 82-45 Paly boys’ team (2-0) victory and a 74-52 loss for the Paly girls (1-1).

    rowan mcevoy high jump photo by lizzie chun track and field
  • Slideshow: Boys’ lacrosse blows out Gunn in crosstown rivalry game

    The Palo Alto High School boys’ lacrosse team (2-3, 0-3) emphatically beat crosstown rivals Gunn High School (3-3, 0-0) by a score of 11-3 last night at a packed El Camino Field.

    Staiger cradles the ball as sprints down the field. Senior defender Wilson Horn tries to take the ball, but is pushed to the ground by Staiger. Photo by Amy Leung.
  • Season recap: Girls’ soccer falls to Mountain View in CCS

    A 3-2 defeat to rival Mountain View High School (18-3-1, 10-1-1) in the Central Coast Section championship game over the weekend ended a strong 2014-15 season for the Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (16-3-1, 9-2-1), which finished behind Mountain View in both CCS and the De Anza Division of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League.

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  • Season preview: Boys’ and girls’ swimming looks to rebuild

    Despite the major loss of key swimmers, the Palo Alto High School swimming team looks to rebuild this new season starting with its first league meet next week against Gunn High School.

    The Palo Alto High School girls' swimming team poses for a group picture outside in the quad last year. The team hopes to place third at Central Coast Selection and win leagues this season. Photo by Phoebe So.
  • Preview: Girls’ soccer to face off against Mountain View in CCS finals

    In its first appearance in the Central Coast Section finals since 2009, the Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (17-2-1,9-2-1) will take on Mountain View High School (17-3-1,10-1-1) in a final battle for dominance this Saturday.

    Junior Jacey Pederson drives forward with the ball in the CCS quarterfinals game against Menlo-Atherton (1-0). Pederson scored the only goal of the game in a skillful solo effort. Photo by George Liu.
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