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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...

Girls’ lacrosse beats Gunn 8-5

Girls’ lacrosse beats Gunn 8-5

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team holds their number one spot in league after Friday’s win at home against Gunn with a final score of 8-5. Maya Benatar (‘16) scored a total of four goals and Meredith Kinnaman (‘16) blocked nine shots from going in.   Paly started off strong with Ellen Goncher (...

Girls’ lacrosse handles Saratoga 16-6

Girls’ lacrosse handles Saratoga 16-6

Skylar Burris and Steven Marinkovich
April 13, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ lacrosse team took down Saratoga Wednesday evening by the score of 16-6. The Vikings started out fast, scoring four straight goals from four different players. “We need to make sure the energy in the first five minutes of both the first half and the second half is consistent...

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...

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...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats rival Saint Francis with superior team play

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer
April 22, 2013
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls

As the sun set on the Palo Alto High School lacrosse field, the varsity girls' lacrosse team battled against tough rival Saint Francis, winning 8-6. The opening whistle blew and Saint Francis quickly gained control of the ball off the faceoff, but it would be Paly’s Charlotte Biffar (‘13) who scored the...

Girls’ lacrosse remains undefeated with win over Gunn

Girls’ lacrosse remains undefeated with win over Gunn

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer
March 20, 2013
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 beats Los Gatos, 17-12

Girls’ lacrosse beats Los Gatos, 17-12

Nora Rosati, Editor-in-Chief
April 27, 2012
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, 2012
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...

The elements of chemistry

The elements of chemistry

Sammy Solomon, News Editor
April 20, 2012
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...

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