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Jonny Pei (’21) shakes off his opponent during a game against Los Altos last year.

Boys Waterpolo Season Preview

James Fetter and Hana Erickson March 29, 2021

It’s been roughly a year and a half since the Paly varsity boys water polo has organized practice or played a game, but the boys are finally ready to get back into action. In 2019 the Vikings failed...

Sophomore Nick Hoffs prepares to shoot on the goal.

Paly Boys Water Polo beats Los Gatos in SCVAL Playoffs

James Fetter and Sophie Kadifa October 30, 2019

The Paly boys water polo team beat league rival Los Gatos with a score of 10-8 in the first game of the 2019 SCVAL playoffs thanks to a strong defensive performance. The game was close throughout, with...

Paly Boys Water Polo Team Defeats Los Gatos on Senior Night

Paly Boys Water Polo Team Defeats Los Gatos on Senior Night

Sophie Kadifa and Hana Erickson October 23, 2019

The bleachers were silent, waiting for Ryan Stanley (‘20) to shoot a penalty shot with three minutes left in the 4th quarter of his own senior night water polo game. Teammates, spectators, and coaches...

Boys Water Polo falls to Gunn in a 11 to 5 loss

Liam Nagesh and Vijay Homan October 17, 2019

The Paly Boys Water Polo played a heated game against their cross-town rivals, the Gunn Titans, and lost by a score of 11 to 5 due to sloppy play and questionable calls. Coming off of an emotional shoot-out...

Senior Dexter Gormley takes a shot on the cage.

Boys Water Polo falls to Los Altos in a 17-12 loss

James Fetter and Sophie Kadifa October 9, 2019

The Paly Boys Water polo team played against Los Altos yesterday, giving them a chance to face off yet again against their bitter league rivals, but unfortunately they fell short and lost 17-12. The...

Photo by David Hickey.

Boys Waterpolo Narrowly Loses to Mountain View 13-14

Ella Jones, Design Editor September 24, 2019

  A time out is called with one minute on the clock. Paly’s up 13 to 12.  A tangible wave of anger surged through the crowd as the referee made another atrocious call.        “Two...

Nick Hoffs ('22) looks for a teammate to pass to.

Boys Water Polo Defeats Homestead in League Openers

The Vikings come out on top over Homestead, with an emphasize on defense during the game.
Sophie Kadifa and Hana Erickson September 13, 2019

In their first league game of the season, the boys water polo team defeated Homestead High School 12-7. The game started off strong for the Vikings with an outside shot from Nick Hoffs (‘22) in the...

Dante Garetto in-game.

Boys Water Polo 2019 Season Preview

Despite a number of ejections in the final minutes, the 2018 Paly boys water polo team held off rivals Los Altos to claim their first-ever CCS title. Seconds later, coaches and players were jumping into...

Cross country runners line up after the SCVAL Championship meet. Photo Courtesy of Bhusan Gupta, https://www.flickr.com/people/bhusangupta/

Fall Recap and Records

Maria Fletcher, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2018

Paly fall sports have officially come to an end, leaving behind historical records and exciting breakthroughs. Carried by new coaches, fresh talent, and team-wide dedication, the Vikings have once again...

Fall Recap and Records

November 30, 2018

Paly fall sports have officially come to an end, leaving behind historical records and exciting breakthroughs. Carried by new coaches, fresh talent, and team-wide dedication, the Vikings have once again...

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