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Los Altos vs. Palo Alto (Jan 18, 2023)

Jorell Clark rises up for a made field goal (Photo courtesy of Jeff LaMere.)
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Girls Basketball clinches close win in overtime
Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 9:57 pm | Oracle, Mountain View High School
The girls varsity basketball team won its game against Wilcox High School Thursday night, 47-46. The game started with the Spartans in the lead, scoring seven points in the first two minutes. At the end of the first quarter, Wilcox turned the game around and surpassed Mountain View with a three pointer. The quarter ended... Read More >>
Co-ed sports: The solution to the gender dilemma in athletics
Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 12:07 pm | Paw Print, Woodside High School
With eighteen states across the U.S. banning trans-women and girls from playing on school sports teams, the question of providing equal opportunities to all, no matter gender, is often debated throughout school athletics. The answer to this hotly debated topic might be in co-ed sports.  As senior Cameron O’Connor walked onto the pool deck before... Read More >>
Cheer team advances to state championship
Monday, January 30, 2023, 10:45 pm | Paly Voice, Palo Alto High School
Following the Palo Alto High School varsity cheer team’s win at the Central Coast Section’s final on Jan 14 in San Jose, the team will compete for the state championship starting on Jan 28 to the 30th in Sacramento, California. According to senior co-captain Eunchae Hong, the team’s supportive attitude during practices and competitions led... Read More >>
Paly girls basketball beats Los Altos 53-36
Monday, January 30, 2023, 8:07 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly girls basketball team defeated Los Altos 53-36 Thursday at home.  Paly got off to a big time start, putting their foot on the gas pedal early.  “We started off a little slow last game [against Los Altos], and we wanted to start off on a good note this game,” guard Natalie Neumann (‘25)... Read More >>
Scoreboard

Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 62, Crystal Springs 34, yesterday
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 63, Justin-Siena 47, Saturday
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 85, Half Moon Bay 61, Jan 25, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 81, Harker 42, Jan 24, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 61, Menlo School 59, Jan 20, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Palo Alto 50, Los Altos 44, Jan 18, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 82, Stuart Hall 47, Jan 14, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 62, Priory 56, Jan 12, 2023
Boys Wrestling:
Menlo-Atherton 42, Hillsdale 15, Jan 12, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 52, Menlo-Atherton 51, Jan 7, 2023
Girls Basketball:
Sequoia 43, Menlo School 34, Jan 6, 2023
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo - Atherton 15, Carlmont 4, Oct 12, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 10, Woodside 4, Oct 11, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 10, Woodside 4, Oct 11, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 5, Hillsdale 4, Oct 6, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Carlmont 8, Woodside 6, Oct 4, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo Atherton 19, Aragon 1, Oct 3, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 8, Menlo-Atherton 4, Oct 1, 2022
Boys Football:
Homestead 14, Palo Alto 10, Sep 30, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Los Altos 14, Menlo-Atherton 5, Sep 30, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 8, Aragon 6, Sep 28, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Burlingame 8, Menlo- Atherton 5, Sep 28, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 18, Terra Nova 4, Sep 26, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 14, Carlmont 3, Sep 26, 2022

Paly Girls Soccer Falls to Mountain View 3-0
Monday, January 30, 2023, 7:57 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Girls Varsity soccer fell to Mountain View on Friday with a final score of 3-0. Junior captain Kiana Feldis is proud of the way the team held its ground. “It was definitely a tough game for the team but I think we really stepped up and improved a lot since we played them last time,... Read More >>
A look back on girls cross country’s record-shattering season
Monday, January 30, 2023, 1:54 pm | Talon, Los Altos High School
The Los Altos High School varsity girls cross country team made history last year with a second place finish at CCS and qualification for the state championships — the first time in the team’s history. With strong talent from both veteran runners and underclassmen, the team was ready to break new records and make more... Read More >>
Boys Basketball Runs Rampant in Sequoia Rout
Sunday, January 29, 2023, 9:49 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
On Friday night the boys basketball team won their sixth straight game in an absolute rout against Sequoia, with a final score of 72-26.  M-A came into the game hot,... Read More >>
Boy’s basketball comes back to top Gunn
Saturday, January 28, 2023, 5:38 pm | Paly Voice, Palo Alto High School
In a crosstown clash, the Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team (7-1) came from behind in the fourth quarter to win 51-47 against the Gunn High School Titans (0-7) Friday night at Gunn, solidifying the Viking’s lead in league rankings. This game was the second match-up between the two schools this season, with Paly... Read More >>
Boys’ soccer edges out Gunn in close game
Saturday, January 28, 2023, 12:58 am | Paly Voice, Palo Alto High School
In a game filled with back-and-forth possession and many scoring opportunities, the Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team (3-2-2) defeated the Gunn Titans (1-3-2), 3-2, Wednesday at home. According to Paly head coach Rusty Millard, the Vikings came into this game with a steady start, despite their loss last week against Santa Clara. “Our... Read More >>
Paly Wrestling dominates Cupertino on Senior Night
Friday, January 27, 2023, 11:38 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Paly wrestling dominated Cupertino on senior night, defeating them 66-10. “It felt good to see some results from all the hard work we’ve put in,” senior Joseph Rose said. After all of the senior celebrations, Paly came out with intensity, demonstrating all of the hard work they had put in. In almost every match they... Read More >>