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Boys varsity water polo falls to rival Los Altos 9-8

Boys varsity water polo falls to rival Los Altos 9-8

Sammy Solomon and Michael Strong, Staff Writers
September 28
Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School’s varsity boys’ water polo team lost to rival Los Altos 9-8, for its first loss of the season. Paly got off to a quick start, with a goal from Will Conner (‘14), but, the Eagles of Los Altos came right back with two goals by Matthew Orton (‘12) to give Los Altos a...

Boys’ water polo defeats Mountain View 7-6

Boys’ water polo defeats Mountain View 7-6

Michael Strong and Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer and Managing Editor
September 15
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

This Wednesday at Palo Alto High School the varsity boys' water polo team defeated the Mountain View Spartans 7-6. The Spartans got off to just the start they were looking for, with Aaron Lim ('12) scoring the first goal of the night off of a five-meter shot. The rest of the quarter seemed to ...

Boys’ Varsity Water Polo Fall Preview

Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writer
September 12
Filed under Water Polo - Boys

After finishing fourth in league last fall and losing four seniors, the Palo Alto Varsity Boys' water polo team hopes to be even more successful this season. "My own goal and the team's goal is to win leagues and to advance farther than we did last year in CCS (Central Coast Section)," Quinn Rockwell ...

Profile: Freshmen waterpolo player Nelson Perla-Ward

Sphir Frozenfar, Staff Writer
September 11
Filed under Profiles, Water Polo - Boys

Every year a new group of young athletes walk into Palo Alto High School, aspiring to prove their athletic talent in tryouts for various Paly teams.  Fresh out of Jordan Middle School, Nelson Perla-Ward (16’) is one of those kids.  He stepped  into high school and has already become the new addition...

Boys’ water polo defeats Gunn High School, 10-5

Marina Foley, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys’ water polo team defeated Gunn High School 10-5 Thursday night in Paly's pool, winning its 10th game of league play. Big crowds showed up with signs and flowers Thursday night for Senior Night. To make the game even more interesting, it was against Paly’s...

Boys’ water polo loses to Loyola High School, 22-6

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
March 16
Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys’ water polo team lost to top-ranked Loyola High School 22-6 this Friday at Paly in the North vs. South Challenge tournament. The Loyola Cubs are ranked first in the Mission League in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section and are...

Playing Dirty in Sports

Jack Smale
March 11
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Fall Sports, Features, Water Polo - Boys, Water Polo - Girls, Winter Sports

November 6, 2009 was arguably a day of one of the poorest displays of sportsmanship in sports history. In a womens' soccer match between New Mexico University and Brigham Young University (BYU), New Mexico defender Elizabeth Lambert shocked the world of collegiate sports. The game started as any o...

Boys’ water polo loses to Los Altos, 17-6

Skylar Dorosin, Mira Ahmad
March 11
Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys’ water polo team fell to Los Altos 17-6 this Wednesday at Paly. The Vikings could not find a way to defensively contain Los Altos' top scorer, driver Colin Mulcahy ('11), who had eight goals in the first half. The team also struggled with a stagnant offense...

Boys’ water polo team falls to Davis 16-5

Skylar Dorosin
March 11
Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Paly boys’ water polo team fell to the Davis High School 16-5 Saturday afternoon at Paly in the the North-South challenge tournament. The boys took 16th after going 0-4 this weekend. The two teams battled in the first quarter with the Blue Devils only leading by one goal. However, the Blue...

Bellarmine sinks Paly in quarterfinals of CCS, 12-4

Skylar Dorosin and Mira Ahmad
March 11
Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys’ water polo team lost in the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs to Bellarmine College Preparatory, 12-4, this Saturday at Monta Vista High School. The Vikings were missing starting two meter defender Aaron Zelinger (‘12) due to an injury he...

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