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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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Vikings narrowly lose to Los Gatos Wildcats in buzzer-beater ending
Saturday, February 4, 2023, 1:36 pm | Paly Voice, Palo Alto High School
After a fourth-quarter last-second shot from the Wildcats, the Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity basketball team (7-2) fell to the Los Gatos Wildcats (7-1) at Palo Alto High School, 34-36 last Wednesday, losing the game and the first seed in the DeAnza league for the Vikings.  This game was crucial for securing the Vikings’... Read More >>
Burlingame Defeats Boys’ Soccer in Suspenseful Game
Saturday, February 4, 2023, 12:18 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
On Wednesday, the boys’ soccer team lost 1-0 in a close game against Burlingame High School Panthers. The first half saw some close attempts on goal for both teams, but... Read More >>
Paly Boys Basketball Loses to Rival Los Gatos 36-34
Friday, February 3, 2023, 3:38 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Paly boys basketball lost to Los Gatos with a close score of 36-34 on Thursday night at home.    Starting off in the lead, the team felt confident in their chances of winning the game.   “Going into the game, we started out pretty strong and kept that intensity going, and then we went on... Read More >>
Boy’s varsity basketball aims to win as WCAL concludes
Thursday, February 2, 2023, 4:47 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Anusha Jain (’25) and Anya Nandiwada (’25) | February 3, 2023 Over halfway through the winter season, the Boys’ Basketball Team is 4-5 in WCAL as they prepare to face Archbishop... Read More >>
Scoreboard

Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 80, Sequoia 35, Saturday
Boys Basketball:
Priory 50, Sacred Heart Prep 43, Friday
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 63, Justin-Siena 47, Jan 28, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 47, King's Academy 39, Jan 27, 2023
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

San Francisco Giants 2022 season in review
Thursday, February 2, 2023, 4:22 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Landon Kim (’25) | February 3, 2023 If any San Francisco Giants fan were to sum up the offseason in one word, it would be frustrating. There were two main goals... Read More >>
Kicking down the competition: the Girl’s Varsity Soccer Team’s incredible season
Thursday, February 2, 2023, 4:20 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Anusha Jain (’25) | February 3, 2023 The Varsity Girls’ Soccer Team has had an incredible season so far. They currently stand undefeated in WCAL and have an impressive overall record... Read More >>
Boys soccer ties Santa Clara in extremely close game
Thursday, February 2, 2023, 3:05 pm | Talon, Los Altos High School
The Los Altos High School varsity boys soccer team tied against Santa Clara High School last Friday, January 27 in a nail-biting 1–1 finish. With a draw, the Eagles prevented Santa Clara from moving to first place in the league rankings, and kept themselves in contention to qualify for CCS. “It was very intense,” senior... Read More >>
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 >>