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Paly Boys Basketball Defeats Overfelt Tuesday Evening
Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 1:49 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly boys basketball team defeated Overfelt by a score of 50-41 in their first home game Tuesday evening.    The game began with a lot of back and forth through the first quarter, ending with the Viking’s ahead by a point. In the second quarter, the team cleaned up their play and dramatically outscored... Read More >>
Girl’s varsity tennis takes fifth place in league
Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 11:53 am | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
The girls’ tennis team placed fifth in the league but is hopeful to win the championship. Senior and captain Riya De Datta said the team has improved socially throughout the season despite the tough competition. “Overall, we have had a really competitive season,” De Datta said. “As a team, we have created a really strong bond that has made the season special” And while many members believed the team has improved, head coach Andy Harader said he was not satisfied... Read More >>
With influx of new athletes, wrestling kicks off 2022 season
Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 12:49 pm | Paw Print, Woodside High School
With the start of winter sports comes the co-ed wrestling team, under the leadership of first-year head coach Dan Peterson. Last year wrestling reached new heights, with former senior AJ Richter becoming one of the first Woodside wrestlers in years to go to state competitions. Wrestlers this year hope to replicate, or even surpass, their... Read More >>
Girl’s soccer prepares for upcoming season
Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 12:22 pm | Paw Print, Woodside High School
With a league win under their belt after last year’s season, the girl’s varsity soccer team is looking forward to matching this record despite losing eight seniors. After falling short to Archbishop Mitty High School in the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section tournament (CCS) last year, the girl’s varsity soccer team is excited to... Read More >>
Scoreboard

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
Boys Football:
Menlo 18, Palo Alto 0, Sep 24, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 7, Menlo-Atherton 5, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 10, Palo Alto 7, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Volleyball:
Los Gatos 3, Palo Alto 1, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Golf:
Monte Vista 208, Palo Alto 239, Sep 21, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Hillsdale 9, Woodside 6, Sep 20, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Palo Alto 11, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 17, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 17, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Football:
Freedom (Oakley, CA) 38, Menlo School 14, Sep 16, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 12, Los Altos 9, Sep 15, 2022
Girls Volleyball:
Palo Alto 3, Gunn 2, Sep 15, 2022

Paly Boys Soccer Season Preview
Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 11:23 am | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly boys soccer team had a major bounce back from the previous seasons. Coming off of a season with less than a double digit goal total, the boys were determined to have a winning season. They performed surprisingly well with a record of 9-5-5 (WLT), with notable performances from their senior class. The dominant... Read More >>
Cross country ends season successfully, chases hopes for CCS
Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 7:00 am | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
Runners who qualified for CCS championships are still training for the meet, which will take place on Nov. 26. And despite several injuries on the boys varsity team, senior co-captain Kyle Park said the team still hopes to compete well during the meet while fostering a stronger sense of community. Park said even though competitive success is important to the team, he wants to help create an exciting, motivational and inclusive culture, which can be difficult to achieve in such... Read More >>
Girl’s Volleyball Season Recap
Monday, November 28, 2022, 3:49 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly girl’s volleyball team ended their season with a playoff loss against Carlmont on Saturday, October 29th. With a final score of 3-1 the Vikings concluded a hard-fought season, one resulting in yet another playoff berth. The Vikes finished the season with a winning record of 17-15 overall and 3-9 in league play.  ... Read More >>
Wrestling Season Preview 2022
Monday, November 28, 2022, 3:43 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Wrestling looks to continue its success from last season into this season, continuing their efforts as they have practiced non stop since the end of last season.  Returning senior captains Hailey Oshita, Josh Wilde, and Phillip Santiago look to have a strong senior year for themselves, hopefully making their long term goal of being able... Read More >>
Girls field hockey finishes season strong despite facing greater competition
Monday, November 28, 2022, 2:37 pm | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
After facing increased competition in the upper De Anza division of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League, the girls varsity field hockey team concluded the season with a 1-11-2 record. Despite the record and a close 0-1 loss during a rematch against Saint Francis on Oct. 27, senior Mia Rose Tuifua said the team has shown major improvement  “Our team was so hyped to play them again,” Tuifua said. “I was really proud of our team, defensively and offensively.” Coach... Read More >>
Boys waterpolo moves up to CCS
Monday, November 28, 2022, 1:28 pm | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
As boys water polo ends the season 20-6, senior and co-captain Will Rowell said the team’s performance this season has been better than expected. “We didn’t really know what to expect going into it, but we’ve been playing well and winning games,” Rowell said. Julien Chow, also a senior and a co-captain, agreed and cited the team’s second league championship in a row as proof.  “The juniors really stepped up this year when we needed them to,” Chow said. Chow... Read More >>