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Winter sports athletes anticipate outcome of the season
Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 10:12 am | Oracle, Gunn High School
Boys soccer Junior Jude Harden is excited about the new members on the soccer team. “We got some new players: some sophomores, juniors and seniors,” he said. “We have a good core from last year, so I think we are going to have a good season.” Harden hopes to help take the team even further than where... Read More >>
Girls soccer dominates first game in 11-0 win
Monday, December 13, 2021, 10:16 am | Talon, Los Altos High School
With almost an entirely new squad of players this year, the varsity girls soccer team is looking forward to a promising season despite the field scheduling conflicts they faced. They won their first game of the season 11–0 in a scrimmage against San Jose High School on Monday, November 29.  Due to construction on the... Read More >>
2021 Football Season Recap
Saturday, December 4, 2021, 10:16 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
It’s no secret that high school sports revolve around football. When the football team is having a successful season, it gives the impression that the entire athletics program is in good shape. Paly  football and our athletics program is no different.  It is no secret that the football program receives far more funding than any... Read More >>
What does it take to be a student-athlete at Castilleja?
Friday, December 3, 2021, 1:00 pm | Counterpoint, Castilleja
“Sweat,” “pain,” “tears” are all words that come to mind for student-athletes at Castilleja. Juggling both athletics and academics is no easy feat at any school, and it is especially challenging at Castilleja. According to the 2016 Castilleja School Conditional Use Permit and Master Plan Narrative, organizations such as The Wall Street Journal and ranking... 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

A rookie quarterback review with Castilleja’s maintenance team
Friday, December 3, 2021, 12:58 pm | Counterpoint, Castilleja
As we enter into week thirteen of the NFL season, I can’t help but reflect on this year’s rookie quarterbacks. Without a doubt, the 2021 NFL Draft had arguably the most hyped-up quarterback selection. Quarterbacks, Trevor Lawrence, and Zach Wilson were taken right out of the gate with the number one and two overall picks,... Read More >>
Cross Country Season Recap
Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 2:24 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Paly Cross Country finished their season strong in the CIF State Championship on November 27th. With an 11th place team finish for boys, and a 6th place individual finish for junior Elizabeth Fetter, the team was very proud of their performance.  “A lot of people were sick and the team’s morale suffered a little bit,... Read More >>
Girls Volleyball Season Recap
Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 2:19 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Girls Volleyball season sadly came to an end with a loss against Menlo Atherton in the first round of CCS. Despite an upsetting final game, the Vikings battled hard throughout the season, placing third in league with a record of 8-4.  The team kicked off the season with an impressive non-league win against Menlo... Read More >>
Girls Golf Season Recap
Sunday, November 21, 2021, 12:24 am | Viking, Palo Alto High School
During this past week, the girls golf team successfully ranked second place at the States Championship with a score of 382, which wrapped up the fall season.   “We were able to edge out one of our biggest competitors to claim the runner-up trophy,” Sydney Sung (‘22) said.   The team was very proud of... Read More >>
Girls Water Polo Season Recap
Friday, November 19, 2021, 6:41 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Paly Girls varsity water polo had a season full of ups and downs. After graduating many of their starting players last year, the team consisted of mostly younger athletes, providing a unique challenge to the team mentality and tenacity. With only one player who had started the year prior, it was unknown the amount of... Read More >>
Field Hockey Season Recap 2021
Friday, November 19, 2021, 2:47 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly field hockey continued their trend of strong performances in their 2021 season, placing second overall in SCVAL and boasting a 60% win rate. The team went into this season uncertain as many of the founding members of the team had graduated, but considering the performance shown this year, that did not slow the... Read More >>