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Girls’ lacrosse beats University High, 12-3

Cooper Levitan, Mariah Philips
March 10, 2010
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

Coming off its upset win over previously number one in CCS, Saint Ignatius, the Palo Alto girls' varsity lacrosse team defeated University High School 12-3 at home on Wednesday in a non-league match-up. The Lady Vikes started off strong, scoring six goals within the first eight minutes of play. "We...

Female Underclassman of the Year: Jasmine Tosky

Allison Shorin, Staff Writer
June 10, 2009
Filed under Swimming - Girls

Some people are just built for water. Some swimmers get into the water and swim so gracefully that it appears effortless, and stroke after stroke they leave the competition behind. Jasmine Tosky ('12), one of many gifted swimmers on the Palo Alto High School girls' varsity swim team, and a member...

Female Underclassman of the Year: Emy Kelty

Female Underclassman of the Year: Emy Kelty

Brandon Dukovic, Photo Editor
June 10, 2009
Filed under Featured Athlete, Lacrosse - Girls, Profiles, Soccer - Girls

The ball drops on a badly timed pass and players swarm from all over the field to make the recovery, one player gets there first. With others still hustling to drop their sticks to the ground position, Emy Kelty (’12) swoops down and takes possession of the ball, creating yet another offensive opportunity...

Coach of the Year: Jen Gray

Christine Chang, Staff Writer
June 5, 2009
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Profiles, Spring Sports

It's hard making something from nothing. Just ask Palo Alto High School girls' varsity lacrosse coach, Jen Gray. Two years ago, Gray took the lead of Paly's newly born lacrosse program. The team ended its first season with a record of 2-10. After a dramatic turn around, the team ended the 2009 season...

Female Team of the Year; Girls’ Swimming

Kylie Sloan, Staff Writer
June 5, 2009
Filed under Spring Sports, Swimming - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity swimming team closed in on an undefeated season until a mere three points restrained the team from capturing the Central Coast Section title from Archbishop Mitty. "Losing CCS was rough," June Afshar ('10) said. "We have come really far from previous seas...

Finding the strike zone

Peter Johnson
June 1, 2009
Filed under Baseball, Features

The story of Paly’s varsity baseball team reminds one of the parable of the “Blind Men and the Elephant”. An old Indian tale, the “Blind Men and the Elephant” is a story about a group of blind men who all touch different parts of one elephant to learn what it is like. Because each person is...

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