the Paly Voice


  • Season preview: Softball looks to make big strides

    The Palo Alto High School softball team (1-1, 0-0) is striving to improve drastically after last year’s mediocre season, inspired by a manager stressing the importance of working hard.

    Sophomore Teddie Stewart awaits the next pitch as hitting coach Liz Roscoe watches from the third base coach's box in an early season game against Menlo Atherton on March 3. The Vikings run-ruled the Bears 10-0 in six innings. Photo by Maddy Jones.
  • Boys’ soccer falls to Bellarmine in season-ending loss

    The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team (13-4-3, 8-2-1) lost to Bellarmine College Preparatory (11-4-4, 8-2-3), 2-0, in the Central Coast Section quarterfinals yesterday in season-ending loss.

    Junior goalkeeper Eli Friedlander dives to stop a Los Gatos High School attempt at a shot. The ball bounces off the post. The Vikings defeated Los Gatos, 2-1, securing first place in the De Anza League.Photo by Amy Leung.
  • Girls’ basketball to play No. 1 St. Ignatius Friday

    The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team (22-2, 12-0) exceeded its initial goal of the season, not only finishing atop the De Anza League, but also capping off an undefeated record of 12-0 in league with a 64-62 victory on Feb. 18 against the Los Gatos Wildcats (16-7, 7-4). The team will play St. Ignatius High School this Friday, the No. 5 team in the United States.

    Sophomores Lauren Koyama, Skylar Burris and Julie Chandler join juniors Maddy Atwater and Courtney Lovely to form a team huddle during a game against cross-town rival Gunn High School. The girls' team finished its season with an undefeated league record of 12-0 and will face off against St. Igantius High School (20-4, 10-2) in its first postseason game. Photo by Dhara Yu.
  • Slideshow: Girls’ soccer celebrates victory on senior night

    The Palo Alto girls’ soccer team (15-2,9-2) shut out Homestead High School (6-8-3, 2-6-3) by a score of 8-0 while celebrating on its senior night. The team had six graduating seniors who were honored after the game.

  • Slideshow: Girls’ and boys’ basketball defeat Gunn

    The Palo Alto High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams faced off against the Gunn High School Titans at home on Saturday Jan. 7. Both teams managed to secure victories over the Titans.

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