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Boys Varsity Basketball Vanquish the Centennial Bulldogs for Senior Night Victory

Boys Varsity Basketball Vanquish the Centennial Bulldogs for Senior Night Victory

by Kayla Faasse, Sports Editor

February 18, 2020

On Tuesday, February 4th, the Panthers came back refreshed and strong to fight the Centennial Bulldogs at their last game of the season, and for the last conference home game ever for the seniors.  Students and parents alike came along to support the Panthers, as well as cheerleaders and the dance t...

Palo Says Farewell to the Senior Girls Basketball Players in a Q&A

Palo Says Farewell to the Senior Girls Basketball Players in a Q&A

by Kayla Faasse, Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

As the Basketball season comes to an end, we reach that point in the year where we must say farewell to the senior players. This year the girls’ varsity basketball team consists of three seniors: Kiaonna Hanna, Ashley Marushok, and Carissa Salazar.  As the girls get ready to say goodbye and he...

Panthers Take Home an Epic Win Against Arbor View in Overtime

Panthers Take Home an Epic Win Against Arbor View in Overtime

by Kayla Faasse, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

On Tuesday, January 21st, the Panthers traveled to Arbor View to compete against the Aggies for another victory. The boys battled hard to come out on top with a final score of 74-72. The first quarter began with the Aggies making a two-pointer, followed by Harlan Nichols scoring for the Panthers....

Men’s Varsity Basketball Dominate the Bonanza Bengals for Annual Hope Game

Men’s Varsity Basketball Dominate the Bonanza Bengals for Annual Hope Game

by Kayla Faasse, Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

Student body gathered in the bleachers on January 17th to support the varsity basketball teams taking on the Bonanza Bengals at the annual Hope Game dedicated to Coach Phil Clarke Sr, the first men’s varsity basketball coach at Palo Verde.  All of the proceeds raised from this game are put into a scholar...

Panthers Take on the Cimarron-Memorial Spartans

Panthers Take on the Cimarron-Memorial Spartans

by Kayla Faasse, Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

On Monday, January 13th, the Panthers stepped onto their home court to take on the Cimarron-Memorial Spartans. The boys fought hard against the Spartans to come out with a win of 69-55.  Team Captain Harlan Nichols started off the first quarter by scoring two points for the Panthers, followed sho...

Panthers Crush Clark Chargers in Flag Football

Panthers Crush Clark Chargers in Flag Football

by Kayla Faasse, Sports Editor

December 12, 2019

On Wednesday, December 4th, the Panthers stepped foot onto home turf for their first flag football game of the season against the Clark Chargers. The girls battled hard for their win 20-13. “I was definitely worried about going against Clark since they’re a strong team, but it was excitin...

Men’s Basketball Battles the Las Vegas Wildcats for the First Home Game of the Season

Men’s Basketball Battles the Las Vegas Wildcats for the First Home Game of the Season

by Kayla Faasse, Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

Students packed the gym on Tuesday, December 2nd to cheer on the varsity Panthers as they took on the Las Vegas Wildcats for their first win of the season. The Panthers fought with heart to earn a final score of 58-49. “I think Las Vegas came out a little sluggish; as did we in the first per...

Varsity Women’s Basketball Takes on Las Vegas for First Home Game of the Season

Varsity Women’s Basketball Takes on Las Vegas for First Home Game of the Season

by Kayla Faasse, Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

On Tuesday, December 2nd, the Lady Panthers stepped onto the court for the first home game of the season against the Las Vegas Wildcats. The Panthers brought home their first win of the season with a final score of 44-32. The game started off with the Wildcats scoring two points, followed by a tec...

College Signing Day for Senior Athletes of Fall Sports

College Signing Day for Senior Athletes of Fall Sports

by Kayla Faasse and Makenna Fields (Photographer)

December 2, 2019

On Nov. 20, sixteen of Palo Verde’s finest athletes signed with their colleges of choice, ensuring their future positions in collegiate sports. These athletes will be missed and remembered for their contributions to their teams. The first athlete to get signed was Josiah Cromwick who signed with the Unive...

Palo Stands Tall for the Last Pep Rally of the Season

Palo Stands Tall for the Last Pep Rally of the Season

by Kayla Faasse, Sports Editor

November 29, 2019

On Friday, November 22, Palo students enjoyed watching an amazing performance in the quad during both lunches to rally up players and supporters alike for the quarterfinals match against the Centennial Bulldogs. The Panthers were able to witness the school’s dance team and cheerleaders perform a show...

Varsity Panthers Conquer Las Vegas Wildcats in the First Playoff Game

Varsity Panthers Conquer Las Vegas Wildcats in the First Playoff Game

by Kayla Faasse, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

Emotions ran high as Palo Verde entered the first playoff game of the 2019 season. The boys were pumped up and determined to bring home their first win in the playoffs in six years. “We had one thought on our mind going into the game and that was winning. That was our one expectation and we knew we...

Varsity Football Battles Faith Lutheran Crusaders for Senior Night

Varsity Football Battles Faith Lutheran Crusaders for Senior Night

by Kayla Faasse, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

The Panthers took home a strong victory against Faith Lutheran for the last home game of the 2019 football season. Palo’s upperclassmen were honored on Senior Night and earned a 55-35 win against the Crusaders on Nov. 1st. The game started out strong with quarterback Paul Myro running in a ten-yard...

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