The Paly Voice

Lady Vikes look forward to CCS after winning league title

February 22, 2004

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The Paly girls' basketball team clinched the league title Friday, defeating Los Gatos, 43-38. The game was close, and Los Gatos's defense was strong. However, the team's depth helped in the end. As soon as the Vikes scored,...

Varsity boy's soccer conquers Mt. View and clinches league title

February 13, 2004

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After a strenuous season of adapting to a new coach, and facing long-time rivals Gunn, Paly varsity boys soccer team ended the season with a 1-0 victory over Mountain View claiming the league on Tuesday, and a 3-0 victory over...

Lady Vikes soccer team heading to CCS

February 12, 2004

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The Palo Alto girls’ varsity soccer team clinched its third consecutive SCVAL De Anza Division championship with a 0-0 tie against Saratoga Friday at Paly. The Vikings (8-1-1, 12-2-3) put themselves in position for their title...

Boys' track and field gears up

February 5, 2004

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The boys' track team has a lot to live up to this year. Co-sharing the league title last year with Lynbrook, and winning it the year before, took a lot of work. After graduating many seniors, and losing one key athlete, the...

Vikings bruise Santa Clara Bruins

January 29, 2004

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The Paly Varsity boys’ basketball team rolled its way to a 52-42 win over Santa Clara, Tuesday at Santa Clara High School. The Vikings came into the game with some momentum from their 52-33 win over Gunn on Friday. The Vikings...

Paly beats Los Gatos, league record now 4-0

January 19, 2004

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The Palo Alto girls' basketball team beat Los Gatos Friday, making their league record 4-0. Los Gatos now stands at 1-2. Although the game started out close, the Lady Vikes pulled out a 62-41 victory. The first half was close...

Junior Jean Choi leads Paly varstiy soccer team

January 19, 2004

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The ball is kicked up into the air, as it makes its way back down there is less than three seconds to make a decision of where to hit the ball. All the while there is an opponent trying to get the ball as well and will do anything...

Lehman lights it up for Paly

January 15, 2004

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He dribbles past half court and a quick crossover helps him blow by his defender. Time is running down, 10, 9, 8…He drives straight for the basket, dodging defenders left and right, jumps for the finish, draws the contact, and...

Girls' soccer crushes Cupertino

January 13, 2004

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The Palo Alto Varsity girls’ soccer team rolled over the Cupertino Firebirds, 9-0, Tuesday, at Paly. The Lady Vikes showed why they are the defending league champions and favorites to repeat. Senior standout Kat Stolpa, headed...

Excessive fouls plague boys' basketball team

January 13, 2004

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The Paly Varsity boys’ basketball team fell short in a close 48-42 loss against Milpitas, Jan. 9. After an impressive performance on Jan. 7 against Fremont, the Vikings were surprisingly sloppy, making many turnovers and committing...

Baskauskas leads Boys Varsity Basketball

January 8, 2004

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After winning the CCS championship last season, the Palo Alto boys varsity basketball team was in need of new leadership. With the loss of last year’s senior star power forward Ryan Symes, coach Peter Diepenbrock has turned...

Intense Catfight scratches Lady Vikes

January 5, 2004

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Sparks flew last Tuesday night as Paly's varsity girls' basketball squad squared off for their first league game of the year, a loss against the Los Gatos Wildcats. In a game defined by injuries and controversial referee calls,...