The Paly Voice

JV Vikings look forward to the football season

September 9, 2003

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A young but talented junior varsity football team looks forward to the upcoming season, beginning Thursday against Burlingame at Paly. After going 7-2-1 last year, the JV Vikings look forward to repeating the success of last...

Lady Vikes back and ready to run

September 9, 2003

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You see the track ahead. It doesn’t seem that far. Then again, that is what you were thinking a mile ago, when your legs were only just beginning to ache. However, before you know it, you’re at the track, and you can take...

Paly baseball loses a nail-biter

June 8, 2003

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The Paly baseball team ended its season Saturday with a 4-3 loss to rival Los Gatos in a true nail-biter. The game started off rough for the Vikes, and then a questionable call early in the 3rd inning set a damper on the rest...

Fore!: watch out, because the Paly golf team has a bright future

May 28, 2003

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Golf. I stink at golf. The swing, the chip, the putt I can’t master any of them. Every time I’m out on the course I make friends with every tree on the course. People laugh at me, others make fun of me, and, well, I just...

Slow game ends with spectacular Paly victory

May 13, 2003

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Paly’s 13-1 win against Fremont’s baseball team on Monday, May 12, was due mainly to miscommunications between Fremont’s outfielders, resulting in misconnected passes that enabled Paly to maintain its second-place standing...

Paly softball narrowly defeats Saratoga after rocky start

May 12, 2003

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Palo Alto High School's softball team narrowly defeated Saratoga, 6-5, on Monday, May 12, bringing the Vikings' overall league record to 10-12. For the first five innings, Paly trailed behind as Saratoga executed solid defense...

Palo Alto's baseball conquers Milpitas after rocky start

April 27, 2003

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Coach Peter Colombo looks out at the Paly baseball diamond with frustration and anticipation. For the first half of the game, Colombo's team has been narrowly trailing its opponent, Milpitas which has had a solid defense for five...

You'd be surprised

March 19, 2003

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One sport you really can’t appreciate until you see it first hand is wrestling. As many other people, my first reaction when I heard about wrestling was: "Why would I want to see a bunch of guys grabbing each other...

Boys' basketball heads to CCS final

March 6, 2003

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The varsity boys’ basketball team will advance to the Division II CCS championship for the third time in 14 years after defeating Woodside 58-45 Wednesday in the semifinals. The No. 1-ranked Vikings will face No. 6 Aragon 8...

Vikings overcome Wilcox and look to the playoffs

February 6, 2003

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John Picazo dribbles down the court, passes like lightening to senior Kevin White who passes to senior Ryan Symes and back out to the perimeter to sophomore Brian Baskauskas; the shot is up and it is good for 3 points. And that’s...

Close game ends well for Vikes

January 15, 2003

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The Paly girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Saratoga, 45-34, Wednesday at Paly in a close league game. Although they were playing against Saratoga, a strong team with not only an excellent offense, but also defense, seniors...

Girls' basketball pulls out a close win against Milpitas

January 11, 2003

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Paly's girls' basketball team pulled out a win over Milpitas, Friday, playing away at Milpitas along with girls' junior varsity and boys' varsity and junior varsity teams. The final score, 59-38, speaks for itself, as the girls'...