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Paly Boys Water Polo beats Los Gatos in SCVAL Playoffs

Sophomore Nick Hoffs prepares to shoot on the goal.
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
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

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...

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

Senior Dexter Gormley takes a shot on the cage.
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...

Boys Waterpolo Narrowly Loses to Mountain View 13-14

Photo by David Hickey.
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...

Boys Water Polo Defeats Homestead in League Openers

Nick Hoffs ('22) looks for a teammate to pass to.
The Vikings come out on top over Homestead, with an emphasize on defense during the game.
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...

Boys Water Polo 2019 Season Preview

Dante Garetto in-game.
September 2, 2019

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...

Fall Recap and Records

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

Boys Water Polo Clinches Finals Spot Against Los Altos

Palo Alto High School Varsity Boys Water Polo vs. Mountain View.
November 11, 2018

After bumping off tough rivals Menlo-Atherton and Los Gatos, the Vikings head to Independence High School on Monday for the championship game against the Eagles. The boys water polo postseason has been...

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