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Senior Night Win for Girls’ Water Polo

Senior Night Win for Girls’ Water Polo

Mallory Kuppe, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Girls' water polo team was victorious over the Homestead Mustangs earlier tonight in a thrilling match for the Vikings. Before the game, there was a delightful ceremony honoring the seniors Talia Stanley, Sophie Frick, Hollie Chiao, Sabrina Hall, Alique Papas, Alyssa Ibuyan, Mia Bloom and Fayann...

The Vikings defeat Los Altos 3-1 in the 6th annual Dig Pink game.

The Vikings defeat Los Altos 3-1 in the 6th annual Dig Pink game.

Ellie Jeffries, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto Girls Volleyball team defeated the Los Altos Eagles tonight 3-1, in the 6th annual “Dig Pink” game. The teams may have physically faced off against one another, but both played tonight for a common cause, to raise money for breast cancer. All proceeds from tonight's fundraiser will...

Girl’s Tennis takes on Cupertino 5-2

Girl’s Tennis takes on Cupertino 5-2

Yue Shi, Design Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes takes on Cupertino and triumph with a score of 5-2, continuing the winning streak against Cupertino. Playing Single’s one is Claire Li (‘20). Maddi Page (‘21) is up against the number two singles player from Cupertino. Anuva Banwasi (‘20) is playing number three singles in th...

Girls’ Water Polo Falls to Gunn 8-6

Girls’ Water Polo Falls to Gunn 8-6

Lauren Daniel, Features Editor, Business Manager

October 6, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The girls’ varsity water polo team fell to Gunn Thursday night by a score of 8-6. Although they did not end up victorious, the Vikes put up a great fight and the score reflected a huge improvement from their first meeting with the Titans this season. The score remained extremely close throughou...

Paly Boys Water Polo defeated 8-4 at home against rival Gunn

Paly Boys Water Polo defeated 8-4 at home against rival Gunn

Nathan Seto and Jason Shorin

October 5, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

The Paly Vikes lost 8-4 today against their hometown rival, Gunn High School.   The Vikings fell behind early, conceding 4 goals to the Titans before Dexter Gormley (‘20) scored the Vikes’ first goal, making it 4-1.   After that point, Gunn started to pull away further, scoring another two goals befo...

Girls Tennis Team falls to Los Gatos 5-2

Stan de Martel and Ryan Strathearn

October 3, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikes girls tennis team falls to the Los Gatos Wildcats,  5-2.   The lineup for doubles was Rachel Owens (‘21) and Claire Li (‘21) playing together, other seniors Emma Cockerell (‘18) and Mailinh Truong (‘18) paired up, and  Myra Xu (21’) and Gwyneth Wong (‘21) on...

Girls Water Polo Defeated 9-6 by Los Altos

Girls Water Polo Defeated 9-6 by Los Altos

Mallory Kuppe, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Lady Vikes water polo lost in an exciting match against the Los Altos Eagles earlier today. The team has been preparing for this game since they took a hard loss when they played them three weeks ago. “Last time we played this team it was a pretty tough loss, we lost by a lot more,” goalie...

Girls Tennis Falls to Saratoga 4-3

Sabrina Hall and Ryan Strathearn

September 28, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Tennis - Girls

The Lady Vikes suffered a close loss to the Saratoga Falcons this afternoon after coming up short 4-3. The girls’ overall record for the season is still an impressive 7-5, but this latest defeat brought their league record to a losing 2-3.   Maddi Page (‘21) and Anya Yakimento (‘21) both played stron...

Boys Water Polo Beats Lynbrook in Nail-Biting Game

Boys Water Polo Beats Lynbrook in Nail-Biting Game

Eric Aboytes, Staff Wrtier

September 26, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

It was a nail-biting Tuesday afternoon, as the Paly Boys’ Water Polo Team defeated Lynbrook with a score of 11-8. The game started off slow for the Vikings, as they started off the quarter down by two points.   However, this did not affect the Vikings; they had a total of 8 shots in the...

Girls volleyball destroys Saratoga 3-0

Girls volleyball destroys Saratoga 3-0

Ellie Jeffries, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Thursday evening the Palo Alto High School girls volleyball team faced off against the Saratoga Falcons at home, ultimately winning 3-0. The Vikings were coming off a 3-1 win Tuesday against Los Gatos, at Los Gatos. The first set was close, both sides taking the lead multiple times. Halfway through...

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