Athletic Alerts

Palma Sports Physicals Night is scheduled for Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at 6:00PM in the Steve Clayton Memorial Gymnasium.  Open to all prospective athletes for Fall, Winter and Spring sports. Please note: Incoming 9th graders are not eligible.


NEW ELIGIBILITY PROCEDURE: The Eligibility Packet has been mailed to all Palma students!



Palma School has a long tradition of excellence in athletics.

With 127 league championships, and 24 CCS titles, Palma is a perennial sports powerhouse. This illustrious record stems from coaches’ understanding that they are first and foremost teachers.

Athletes are instructed not only about the game they are playing, but also about what their actions on the field say about them as people. Respect, hard work, gratitude, the graceful acceptance of failure and the humble celebration of victory are all qualities of Palma Athletes.



  • Coach Ross - Always Looks to the Positive in Life

    Posted July 5

    “Junior’s great strength in coaching was as a teacher,” he stated. “I never met anyone in football that was better at teaching techniques to youngsters.” He could teach advanced skills to running backs and defensive backs, but he also taught punting and kicking techniques, Costa said. “Much of our success at Palma can be attributed to his prowess as a coach.” “You could not ask for a better friend than Angelo,” Costa added. “We have been very close for over 60 years. Just think of the miles he traveled coaching at Palma. He averaged between 400 and 500 miles a week. It attests to his great loyalty.” In October of 2009, Ross was inducted into the Palma High School Athletic Hall of Fame as a coach.

  • Palma Track Senior to Compete in State

    Posted May 31

    Justin Nobida-Lagrimas, who soared a career-best 22 feet, 2 inches in the long jump for Palma, placed third in CCS. ... “I don’t know if it has sunk in,” said Nobida-Lagrimas, ... I’m going to state.”

  • Palma High's Wisner Named MVP of MBL

    Posted May 20

    Palma High outside hitter Toby Wisner was named the Monterey Bay League's Most Valuable Player, it was announced Tuesday. Wisner led the team in kills as the Chieftains won their second consecutive league championship. Wisner compiled more than 200 kills in the regular season.

  • Palma Baseball Cruises Past Salinas

    Posted May 13

    Palma 8, Salinas 1. At Palma, Cameron Crone pitched a complete game to pace the Chieftains against the Cowboys. Crone didn't allow an earned run while scattering three hits and five strikeouts in the game. Matt Smith went 2-for-5 on the afternoon with three RBIs and teammate Tanner Okamura went 3-for-4 with an RBI.

  • Palma Beats Salinas, Wins MBL Tournament Title

    Posted May 8

    Palma High once again knocked off Salinas 25-19, 25-20, 25-11 to secure its second consecutive MBL postseason title. "... Palma's a wonderful team and they deserve first place.”