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Girls Volleyball falls to Oak Ridge in 5 Sets

Girls Volleyball falls to Oak Ridge in 5 Sets

Cole Sotnick, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

  The Palo Alto Girls Volleyball team was defeated by Oak Ridge in a 5 set thriller on Wednesday night. The vikes came out strong, however, Oak Ridge responded by tying it up late in the set. The girls went on to win the first set with a score of 27-25. Chelsea Fan (‘18) and Susanna Limb ...

Girls’ Water Polo ends season in semi-final match, losing 12-6 to Mountain View

Girls’ Water Polo ends season in semi-final match, losing 12-6 to Mountain View

Maria Fletcher, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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

The girl’s water polo team had an intense final game against Mountain View on Tuesday, playing tough but in the end losing 12-6 to the Spartans. Tuesday’s game was the last one of the season, as this was the semi-final match of CCS playoffs. Mountain View is top in the league right now and slat...

Volleyball loses to St. Francis in a five set thriller

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The girls volleyball team lost in their CCS Open matchup against St. Francis, three sets to two, on Saturday at St. Francis. The Lancers took a commanding first set, 25-12, and showed dominance on both sides of the ball. The lady Vikings battled back though as they took set two 25-18. From the third...

Girls Water Polo Defeats Menlo-Atherton 11-10 in CCS Quarterfinals

Nathan Ellisen and Zach Phillips

November 5, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The girls varsity water polo team defeated the Menlo-Atherton Bears 11-10 in a thriller CCS quarterfinal match Saturday at Paly. The match was played on a wet, Saturday afternoon and the cold weather definitely affected the outcome of the game. The stands were overflowing with Paly and Menlo-Atherton...

Football defeated Los Altos 44-6 on Senior Night to clinch a berth into the CCS playoffs

Football defeated Los Altos 44-6 on Senior Night to clinch a berth into the CCS playoffs

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Behind a dominant rushing performance by the Vikings’ offense, Football beat Los Altos 44-6 to claim a spot in the CCS tournament.   From the start of the game, Paly’s offensive weapons took control of the game. Jnacio Henley (‘20) had multiple impressive kick returns, including the ope...

Girls Volleyball Defeats Lynbrook on Senior Night

Girls Volleyball Defeats Lynbrook on Senior Night

Cole Sotnick, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

During their senior night and last regular season game, the girls varsity volleyball defeated Lynbrook in three sets on Thursday. Before the game, the team honored their 2018 class which includes Julianna Roth (‘18), Avery Wooten (‘18), Tanli Su (‘18), Michelle Li (‘18), Chelsea Fan (‘18), S...

Vikings Suffer Tough Defeat Against Milpitas

Vikings Suffer Tough Defeat Against Milpitas

Will Strauch, Executive Senior Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings suffered a tough defeat at home against a talented Milpitas Trojans team, losing 49-0. The game got off to a rough start when Milpitas scored a touchdown off of a fumble with ten minutes to go in the first quarter. Milpitas never looked back and carried this momentum througho...

Boys’ Water Polo Wins on Senior Night

Boys’ Water Polo Wins on Senior Night

Joshua Kasevich, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


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

The Boys’ Water Polo Team was able to come out with a win for their seniors on their special night. Before Wednesday's game against Homestead, the team's Seniors with a ceremony to celebrate their years at Paly, and their contributions to the team. Coach Aaron Johnson offered a very thoughtf...

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...

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