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Boys’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8

Boys’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer
May 14, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday night, Paly boys’ lacrosse overcame the Mountain View Spartans 9-8 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinals. The game started off slow for the Vikings with one Paly goal by Zach Levitan (’15), assisted by Matt Seligson (’16) to match Mountain View’s three goals...

Paly softball falls to Mountain View on senior night

Paly softball falls to Mountain View on senior night

Hayley Poore
May 8, 2015
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

The Vikings suffered a 10-2 loss to the Spartans on senior night on Friday afternoon. Paly recognized the team’s four seniors in a ceremony before the game started, which included Maddy Jones (‘15), Kabria Dame (‘15), Julianna Heron (‘15) and Autumn Macreno (‘15). The game started off close,...

Boys’ Lacrosse conquers Mountain View 12-3 on senior night

Alys Olmstead, Editor in Chief
May 6, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse triumphed over Mountain View in their senior night game with a  final score of 12-3. Mountain View came in strong to the first period and scored twice before Paly had even entered their offensive half. The Vikings midfield and attack used strong and composed stick skills to s...

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...

High School Baseball: As Seen From the Bench

Michael Pappas, Staff Writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Blogs, Columns, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Viking Cookbook

High school is a time where people look for themselves and find what they really enjoy doing. I knew going in to Paly that I loved baseball. I have played with the baseball team for all four years at Paly. Baseball is a sport that requires focus and long term endurance, as well as short quick movements...

Boys’ lacrosse dominates over Los Altos Eagles 10-2

Boys’ lacrosse dominates over Los Altos Eagles 10-2

Sheila Subramanian and Alys Olmstead
May 3, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse dominated over the Los Altos Eagles just this past Friday night with a score of 10-2. Zach Levitan ('15), Ariya Momeny ('16), and Cole Tierney ('16) were a few of the game's dominant players. The Vikings started off the first period strong with an early goal from Tierney. Within...

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...

Softball falls to Mills in 15-7 loss

Softball falls to Mills in 15-7 loss

Daniel Douty, Staff Writer
April 30, 2015
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Vikings could just not keep up with the scoring of the Mills Vikings (14-3) on Wednesday at Paly, bringing their record up to 14-7. Paly jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the first inning on a base hit by catcher Maddie Martinson ('16), who was named the player of the game as she picked...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Leland Chargers 17-2

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Leland Chargers 17-2

Meredith Kinnaman, Photo/ News Editor
April 29, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The boys’ lacrosse team dominated the Leland chargers 17-2 at home on Wednesday. The team dominated the first quarter making the score 7-0 with three minutes left in the quarter. Jackson Dahl (‘17) with the final goal of the quarter. The Vikings started the second quarter off strong with a...

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...

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