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Girls’ lacrosse remains undefeated with win over Gunn

Girls’ lacrosse remains undefeated with win over Gunn

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

In their seventh straight win, the Paly girls’ lacrosse team trounced the Gunn High School Titans 15-8 at home on a rainy Tuesday night. The team is now 7-0 overall (5-0 in league). Though the Vikings pulled out a convincing victory against their crosstown rival to remain undefeated on the season, coa...

Girls’ lacrosse pummels Oak Ridge in their fourth game, 15-3

Julia Saul, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls

This morning, Palo Alto's girls' lacrosse dominated Oak Ridge with a final score of 15-3. The first goal of the game was scored by Simone Buteau ('13) which was quickly followed by three consecutive goals scored by midfielder Kristen Destefano ('14). Then, Emily Hain ('13) scored another...

Girls’ lacrosse beats Los Gatos, 17-12

Girls’ lacrosse beats Los Gatos, 17-12

Nora Rosati, Editor-in-Chief
April 27
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

On a crisp Friday evening under the home lights, Paly girls’ lacrosse defeated Los Gatos High School 17-12. Paly’s own cheerleaders made an appearance to encourage the Lady Vikes, and performed a routine during the half-time break. The girls’ dependency on this game to move on in the season...

Paly Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Defeats Rival Gunn in a Grueling 10-8 victory

Paly Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Defeats Rival Gunn in a Grueling 10-8 victory

Jacob Lauing, Michael Strong, Staff Writer
April 20
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls Varsity Lacrosse team beat cross-town rival Gunn High School, 10-8, tonight in a back and forth game at Paly. Due to a recently discovered Central Coast Section (CCS) technicality, the Lady Vikes were forced to forfeit six of their Santa Clara Valley Athletic League...

Paly girls’ lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Paly girls’ lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Austin Poore, Features Editor
April 20
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team found out Thursday that it will be forced to vacate six of its Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) wins this season as a result of a Central Coast Section (CCS) rules violation. The violation, which resulted from an unspecified administrative...

The elements of chemistry

The elements of chemistry

Sammy Solomon, News Editor
April 20
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
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...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 12-3

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 12-3

Austin Poore, Staff Writer
March 31
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team beat Leland 12-3 under the lights at home last night with a shallow bench, overcoming the absences of several players. “It felt really good,” Kimmie Flather (‘12) said. “The win was great with two subs.” The Lady Vikes dominated the game...

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Cherry Creek, 20-8

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Cherry Creek, 20-8

Sammy Solomon, Staff Writer
March 27
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team fell to Cherry Creek High School, 20-8 at home in an exhibition game. Cherry Creek, nine time Colorado state champions and named “Best in the West” by Lacrosse Magazine, traveled all the way from Colorado to face the lady Vikes in today’s gam...

Girls’ lacrosse beats St. Francis, 19-17

Girls’ lacrosse beats St. Francis, 19-17

Spencer Drazovich, Nora Rosati, Staff Writers
March 21
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly girls’ lacrosse defeated St. Francis 19-17 tonight on a brisk evening under the home lights, propellingthe Vikings to a record of 5-1. “[The Paly girls’] played hard which is the most you can ask for.” Coach Jamie Nesbitt said. “I don’t think they were going to let them take this f...

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