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Boys’ lacrosse triumphs over Menlo, 15-6

Ami Drez, Staff Writer
March 23, 2013
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys

This Friday night, at the Paly home turf, the Vikings dominated Menlo High School 15-6. Coming into the first quarter the Vikings started out strong with a goal by Tully Mcallister (‘14).  The Vikings were able to hold onto possession of the ball, allowing Jonny Glazier (‘13) to score the last...

Boys lacrosse falls to Sacred Heart Prep, 11-19

Boys lacrosse falls to Sacred Heart Prep, 11-19

Tara Lawrence, Staff Writer
March 19, 2013
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly boys' lacrosse team suffered a difficult loss to Sacred Heart Prep Tuesday, only scoring 11 points to SHP's 19. Jonny Glazier ('13) scored 6 goals, while Weston Preising ('13), Skyler Anderson ('13), Walker Mees ('13), and Tully McCalister ('14) each contributed as well. The Vikes struggled...

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Burlingame in the final 10 seconds

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Burlingame in the final 10 seconds

Sammy Solomon, News Editor
March 12, 2013
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

In an intense, back and forth battle, the Palo Alto High School boys’ lacrosse team fell to Burlingame 12-11 under the Paly lights this Monday night. Burlingame started out strong driving toward goal, however the Viking defense kept the ball away, shutting down the Panther attack. The momentum changed...

Boys’ lacrosse drops heart breaker to Menlo Atherton 7-5

Boys’ lacrosse drops heart breaker to Menlo Atherton 7-5

Ami Drez and Sammy Solomon
March 7, 2013
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

For those who are familiar with the game of lacrosse, it is evident that very often the team that ends up on top is the team that is able to maintain the ground balls. Which, subsequently, determined the outcome of the boys' varsity lacrosse game this Wednesday under the Paly lights between the Menlo-Atherton...

Glazier and Anderson lead team to victory against Mitty, 13-5

Glazier and Anderson lead team to victory against Mitty, 13-5

Ami Drez, Staff Writer
February 28, 2013
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

Under the lights, at the Paly home turf, boys' varsity lacrosse defeated Archbishop Mitty High School Wednesday night, 13-5. The Vikings were able to take the lead with top scorers Jonny Glazier ('13) and Skyler Anderson ('13) contributing a combined total of 11 goals. The Vikings started out on...

Boys’ lacrosse falls short, loses to Menlo 11-7

Boys’ lacrosse falls short, loses to Menlo 11-7

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
April 26, 2012
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity lacrosse team was not able to defeat Menlo for a second time this season, falling 11-7 to the Knights. Both teams stayed neck to neck throughout the match until Menlo was able to pull away in the fourth quarter. "I dont like to say a good loss, but we played...

The elements of chemistry

The elements of chemistry

Sammy Solomon, News Editor
April 20, 2012
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

At a lacrosse practice last spring, Walker Mees (‘13) watched as two of his teammates hacked at each other with their lacrosse sticks - at first just aggressive play. The checks escalated into hard hits and a later, a full on fistfight. The other players just stared at their so-called teammates and let...

Boys’ vs. Girls’ Lacrosse

Boys’ vs. Girls’ Lacrosse

Jonny Glazier and Nina Kelty, Columnist and Design Editor
April 20, 2012
Filed under Columns, Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

Boys are Boss by Jonny Glazier In the history of sports, there have been some incredibly heated and fervently debated rivalries. Red Sox vs. Yankees, Duke vs. North Carolina, and Barcelona vs. Real Madrid to name a few. However, that leaves the question of what makes a rivalry great? Many factors...

Boys’ lacrosse continues winning streak with win against Burlingame, 10-6

Boys’ lacrosse continues winning streak with win against Burlingame, 10-6

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer
April 11, 2012
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

Palo Alto High School's boys' lacrosse won their fourth straight game against the Burlingame Panthers last night at home.  The Vikings are currently second in league with a 5-1-0 record behind Sacred Heart Prep. The Panthers, now 1-6-0 in league, gave the Vikings a hefty battle.  During the first quarter, the teams were at a stalemate as persistent shots from b...

Boys’ lacrosse suffers tough 11-8 loss against Bellarmine

Boys’ lacrosse suffers tough 11-8 loss against Bellarmine

Mira Ahmad, Managing Editor
March 23, 2012
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys' lacrosse team fell to Bellarmine College Prep. 11-8 this Friday night at Paly. Although the Vikings were able to keep up in the first half, the Bells pulled away in the third quarter largely in part to unforced errors (18 on the night) from Paly and early fourth quarter...

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