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Paly girls’ water polo defeats Castilleja 12-2

Nina Kelty, Staff Writer
September 22
Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Palo Alto High School’s girls’ water polo team upset local rival Castilleja High School 12-2 at home on Wednesday, September 21. All four quarters the Lady Vikes won possession of the starting sprint.  Emma Wolfe (’14) scored her first of two goals 30 seconds into the game. Wolfe’s go...

Column: morning glory

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer
September 6
Filed under Columns, Shannon Says, Water Polo - Girls

As the saying goes: “give the people what they want.”  And here it is, week two of nonstop Shan sports coverage. Now I know you haters gonn’ hate and that’s fine, just stop reading and click that handy little “x” in the top corner. But to all my true and loyal readers, this one’s for you...

Column: Head Games

Column: Head Games

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer
August 28
Filed under Columns, Shannon Says, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

I walk out onto the quad, parting the early morning mist with each of my awkwardly swaggering steps. My eyes have the powers of Ryan Reynolds in Green Lantern due to the fact that the camo jacket I’m sporting highlights their vibrant hue. Faces of all shapes and sizes observe the spectacle of my no...

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...

Girls’ water polo falls to Gunn in CCS

Emy Kelty
November 14
Filed under Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team fell to rival Gunn High School Saturday night in the Central Coast Section quarterfinals, ending its season. Throughout the season the Lady Vikes had faced the Titans twice, each team claiming one victory. “It has always been back and forth,”...

Girls’ water polo advances to second round of CCS

Mira Ahmad and Emy Kelty, Staff Writer
November 12
Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team (14-11) defeated Santa Teresa High School (12-15), 10-2, Wednesday night at the Paly pool in the first round of Central Coast Section playoffs. Driver Skylar Dorosin (’12) opened the game by scoring her first goal within 30 seconds. Her team...

Girls’ water polo falls to Leland

Emy Kelty
October 30
Filed under Water Polo - Girls

he Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team fell to Leland High School, 9-7, Saturday at the Paly pool in league play. Earlier in the season the team lost to Leland 9-6, but the Lady Vikes came out strong in this game, taking a 2-1 lead in the first quarter. “We came out really strong,”...

Girls’ water polo beats Gunn, 9-8

Emy Kelty
October 29
Filed under Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team upset cross-town rival Gunn High School, 9-8 at the Paly pool Thursday Night on the Lady Vikes' Senior Night. The Gunn team challenged the Lady Vikes right from the start scoring two goals within [[the first]] two minutes of play. The Lady Vikes...

Girls’ water polo downs Los Gatos, 11-5

Emy Kelty
October 9
Filed under Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team (8-7) claimed an 11-5 win over Los Gatos High School at the Paly pool last Friday. The Lady Vikes came out hard scoring three goals in the first quarter. Strong defense gave the team many opportunities on the attack. “Our team defense look...

Girls’ water polo crushes Monta Vista

Alana Schwartz
September 22
Filed under Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team (2-1) defeated Monta Vista High School, 16-6, on Tuesday at the Paly pool. Thirty seconds into the game, Paly's Haley Conner ('11) scored the first goal of the game, putting the Lady Vikes into their lasting lead. Within the first minute and a...

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