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Q & A with Jack Devine

Bryan Look and Quinn Knoblock
November 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Football, Lacrosse - Boys, Profiles

VIKING MAGAZINE: What is playing sports like at a private school compared to a public school? JACK DEVINE:  I haven’t witnessed it firsthand, but from what I’ve heard, I think it’s a bit more of a commitment if you’re playing a private school sport. VM: How so? JD: With Bellarmine Football,... Read more »

Boys Lacrosse Slaughter on Senior Afternoon

Boys Lacrosse Slaughter on Senior Afternoon

Quinn Knoblock, Features Editor
May 9, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly Boys Lacrosse had a great game Saturday mid-day to celebrate its Seniors. Before the game began, there was a nice ceremony to honor the 11 seniors on Varsity, as they played their final regular season home game. “It was certainly emotional to play my last regular season game at home,” se... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8

Boys’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer
May 14, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday night, Paly boys’ lacrosse overcame the Mountain View Spartans 9-8 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinals. The game started off slow for the Vikings with one Paly goal by Zach Levitan (’15), assisted by Matt Seligson (’16) to match Mountain View’s three goals... Read more »

Boys’ Lacrosse conquers Mountain View 12-3 on senior night

Alys Olmstead, Editor in Chief
May 6, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse triumphed over Mountain View in their senior night game with a  final score of 12-3. Mountain View came in strong to the first period and scored twice before Paly had even entered their offensive half. The Vikings midfield and attack used strong and composed stick skills to s... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse dominates over Los Altos Eagles 10-2

Boys’ lacrosse dominates over Los Altos Eagles 10-2

Sheila Subramanian and Alys Olmstead
May 3, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse dominated over the Los Altos Eagles just this past Friday night with a score of 10-2. Zach Levitan ('15), Ariya Momeny ('16), and Cole Tierney ('16) were a few of the game's dominant players. The Vikings started off the first period strong with an early goal from Tierney. Within... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Leland Chargers 17-2

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Leland Chargers 17-2

Meredith Kinnaman, Photo/ News Editor
April 29, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The boys’ lacrosse team dominated the Leland chargers 17-2 at home on Wednesday. The team dominated the first quarter making the score 7-0 with three minutes left in the quarter. Jackson Dahl (‘17) with the final goal of the quarter. The Vikings started the second quarter off strong with a... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse barely grabbed the win against Los Gatos 9-8 after double overtime

Paige Anderson and Katie Foug
April 26, 2015
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse barely grabbed the win in their game against Los Gatos with a final score of 9-8 after double overtime. Matt Seligson (‘16) and Cole Tierney (‘16) started off the first quarter strong with 2 goals each to make the score 4-2 at the end of the quarter. Seligson scored another... Read more »

Paly boys’ lacrosse clobbers Saratoga 16-5

Paly boys’ lacrosse clobbers Saratoga 16-5

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
March 18, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse obliterated the Saratoga Falcons with a score of 16-5. This substantial lead included hat tricks by several Vikings on the field. The Vikings started off the first period strong with an early goal by Hayden Libbey (‘17) thanks to an assist by Matthew Seligson (‘16) in the... Read more »

Keep your head in the game

Keep your head in the game

Kylie Callan and Bryn Carlson
February 11, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Features, Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball, Water Polo - Boys

One in five high school athletes will sustain a sports concussion during their season. At a school like Paly, where a large part of the student body is involved in athletics, this fact can create a big problem that includes the students, their families, their teachers and the administration. A concussion... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse drops SCVAL semifinals to Menlo Atherton

Boys’ lacrosse drops SCVAL semifinals to Menlo Atherton

Julia Saul
May 15, 2014
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

After a rough battle between Palo Alto and Menlo Atherton on Wednesday night, Palo Alto was unable to score in the last quarter and lost to Menlo Atherton 10-11. The loss meant the end of the Vikes’ season. The game started out on a strong note for Paly when Zach Levitan (‘15) scored the first... Read more »

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