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New boys’ lacrosse team at Paly

Brandon Dukovic
October 10
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports

With a two-year-old girls' lacrosse team, lacrosse is relatively new to the 90-year-old Palo Alto High School community. But finally, after years of persistent effort, boys' lacrosse is here at Paly. Some sports are dominant in certain areas of the country. In the south, it is football. In the west...

Boys’ lacrosse beats Burlingame 12-10 on senior night

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
May 1
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys' lacrosse team (6-4) defeated Burlingame High School (4-6) 12-10 Friday evening at Paly. The Vikings celebrated their senior night on the last home game of the season. The team will be graduating 12 seniors this year. Despite high morales at the end of the ceremony for...

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Menlo-Atherton in double overtime

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Menlo-Atherton in double overtime

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
April 23
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys' lacrosse team lost to Menlo-Atheron 8-7 in double overtime this Friday night at Paly. The team (5-3) was hoping to defeat the Bears to secure a second place standing in the De Anza league. Menlo-Atheron (6-2) is now in a second place position trailing behind Mountain View...

Boys’ lacrosse crushes Saratoga 10-3

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
April 21
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys' lacrosse team had another easy league win defeating Saratoga High School 10-3 this Wednesday night at Paly. The team (10-3, 5-2) previously defeated the Falcons 9-7. This time around, the Vikings' strong defense outplayed Saratoga's attempts at goal. Paly took the lead...

Paly boys’ lacrosse trumps the Titans 13-3 after a slow first half

Gracie Marshall, Managing Editor
April 19
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys' lacrosse team  (9-3, 4-2) defeated cross-town rival Gunn High School (5-6, 4-4) 13-3 at Gunn on Monday evening. Leading by just one at the half, the Vikings scored eight goals in the second half, resulting in a 13-3 victory. "A typical game against Gunn, we come out...

Boys’ lacrosse heads in to break with two solid wins against Los Gatos and Archbishop Mitty

Gracie Marshall, Managing Editor
April 11
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys

Palo Alto High School boys' lacrosse took care of business last week, taking down Archbishop Mitty (1-8) 13-6 on Monday and defeating Los Gatos (2-7) away 9-4 on Wednesday. Paly came out strong against the Monarchs, scoring six goals in the first quarter. Lukas Peterson ('12) and Logan Mendenhall...

Boys’ lacrosse thrashes Menlo

Boys’ lacrosse thrashes Menlo

Sam Greene, Copy Editor
April 1
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ lacrosse team enjoyed a stirring 10-8 victory over Menlo School at home Thursday night under the lights.  Coming out strong with a 2-2-2 formation, the Vikings penetrated deep into the Menlo core at high intensity. Off the faceoff, Paly unleashed a fury of assaults,...

Boys’ lacrosse suffers first loss of season to Mountain View

Boys’ lacrosse suffers first loss of season to Mountain View

Will Glazier, Editor-in-Chief
March 24
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports

A cold and rainy evening produced some fireworks in a showdown between Palo Alto (4-1, 2-1) and the Mountain View High School Spartans (5-2, 4-0) in a rematch of last year's Santa Clara Valley Athletic League championship game. This time, the Vikings came up short in another nail-biter, falling by a ...

Boys’ lacrosse beats Los Gatos, 12-9

Boys’ lacrosse beats Los Gatos, 12-9

Alan Lamarque, Staff Writer
March 16
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly boys' lacrosse team handily beat the Los Gatos Wildcats 12-9 Monday night at Paly's lacrosse field. Although the score indicates the game was close, the Vikings' were able to wrap up the victory with a 9-3 lead heading into halftime. Attack John Brunett ('11) scored the first goal,...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats University, 11-9

Boys’ lacrosse defeats University, 11-9

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity lacrosse team won its first home game of the year, defeating University High School 11-9 on Tuesday night at Paly. The Vikings are starting preseason games without key players middie Kris Hoglund (‘12) and attacker Bryan Keohane (‘11). Hoglund is healing...

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