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Girls’ lacrosse dominates Los Altos 13-0

Girls’ lacrosse dominates Los Altos 13-0

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer
April 30, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team continued their dominance in league on Friday night at home. The Vikings won 13-0, starting off the scoring in the first minutes of the game.   The Vikings defense didn’t have much to worry about, with the ball crossing their own defensive h... Read more »

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team kicked off league play with a 16-8 victory over Los Gatos Wednesday night at home. With sharp passing and intense offense the girls The wildcats may have won the opening draw, but Paly quickly stole the ball back and Ellen Goncher (‘18) went on to score the first goal of th... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Sacred Heart 16-10

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Sacred Heart 16-10

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich
March 13, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ lacrosse team fell to Sacred Heart Prep by the score of 16-10 on Saturday. The Vikings started out the game strong as they won the opening faceoff and went right down the field and scored. Charlotte Cheng (‘18) had the opening goal. Despite Paly’s quick start, Sacred Heart re... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Samuel Desré and Reuben Kramer
May 14, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

On Wednesday night, Paly girls’ lacrosse overcame the Saratoga High School Falcons 16-10 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinals. The Vikings were off to a strong start after Maya Benatar (‘16) won the first three drews and Claire Chevalier (‘15) and Benatar each scored... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse annihilates Mountain View 16-2 on senior night

Girls’ lacrosse annihilates Mountain View 16-2 on senior night

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
May 6, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

On its senior night, girls’ lacrosse trounced Mountain View with a final score of 16-2. “I think we did a really good job with transitions, moving the ball around and not forcing it, and waiting for the open shot,” Lauren Gargiulo (‘15) said. The game started off strong for Paly, with fast... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse abolishes Pioneer 16-0

Girls’ lacrosse abolishes Pioneer 16-0

Maddie Kinnaman and Sheila Subramanian
May 1, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto girls’ lacrosse team dominated against the Pioneer Mustangs on Thursday at home. The Vikings defeated the Mustangs 16-0. The game started off with the Vikings taking the clear lead, a lead that they maintained throughout the game. Memorable shots from the Vikings included goals by... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse dominates over Leland chargers 21-9

Girls’ lacrosse dominates over Leland chargers 21-9

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team dominated the Leland Chargers 21-9 on Tuesday, April 28th at home. The Vikings are 1st in their league. Maya Benatar (‘16) believes the team got off to a slow start in the first half. “I definitely think it was a rough start, we lost a lot of draws and missed a of... Read more »

Girls’ Lacrosse soars above the Falcons to take the win 15-6

Girls’ Lacrosse soars above the Falcons to take the win 15-6

Anna Dukovic and Hayley Poore
March 17, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikings crushed the Saratoga Falcons 15-6 at home on Tuesday night. The game started rapidly with a goal from Allie Peery (‘15) for the Vikings in the first two minutes. Saratoga was quick to follow, scoring a goal less than two minutes after that. Paly took the lead once again after scoring three... 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 »

True passion

Kylie Callan and Reuben Kramer
December 12, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Basketball - Girls, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Soccer - Boys, Soccer - Girls, Softball, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball

Shawn Johnson began gymnastics at the age of three. Ryan Lochte first learned to swim at age five. Abby Wambach dribbled her first soccer ball at the age of four. Since then, they have spent innumerable hours working towards greatness. Their efforts have earned them a place in history. Their names have... Read more »

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