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Lady Vikes crush Leland 19-5 in first round of SCVAL

Zoe Bhargava and Alex Murray
May 12
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

On Monday night, Paly girls’ lacrosse dominated over the Leland High School Chargers in the first round of Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) playoffs. It was a spirited offensive performance from the Lady Vikes, with Allie Peery (‘15) leading the way with eight of her team’s goals. Peery...

Girls’ lacrosse triumphs over Pioneer, 17-6

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
April 25
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls

The Paly girls’ lacrosse team conquered the Pioneer High School Mustangs with a score of 17-6. The win allowed the team to improve its league record to 6-2-0. The game started close with Maya Benatar (‘16) scoring Paly’s first goal, but Pioneer quickly retaliated and found the net for their...

Coach of the Year 2013: Jamie Nesbitt

Coach of the Year 2013: Jamie Nesbitt

Sammy Solomon, News Editor
May 22
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Just two years after the first varsity girls’ lacrosse team was fielded at Paly, the Lady Vikes triumphed over St. Francis to win the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Championship, under the guidance of Jamie Nesbitt. Following that impressive season, Nesbitt was promoted from assistant...

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...

Playing by the numbers

Playing by the numbers

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Alex Smith was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers as the first overall pick in the 2005 NFL (National Football League) draft. According to reporter James Alder of the New York Times, Smith was “a mobile quarterback with good quickness, agility, and awareness.” He possessed “a tremendous work ethic...

Girls’ lacrosse advances to finals after win over Los Gatos

Girls’ lacrosse advances to finals after win over Los Gatos

Mary Albertolle, Editor-In-Chief
May 11
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After a quick lead, the Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team progresses to the playoff championship after beating Los Gatos, 15-9, today at home. The Lady Vikes jumped ahead right in the beginning when they they controlled the first few draws.  Off the draw Leigh Dairaghi ('11), Kimmie Flather...

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