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Paly Boys Water Polo beats Los Gatos in SCVAL Playoffs

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 the score differential being never more than 2 goals at the end of each quarter. The key for Paly w...

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 all held their breath as the referee signaled for Stanley to shoot. Stanley’s shot hit the top cr...

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

Liam Nagesh, Staff Writer

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 win against Mountain View, the team came out flat, 4 to 3 hole at the end of the first...

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

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 game got off to a bad start for the Vikings, who allowed 2 goals within the first minute of the game fr...

Boys Waterpolo Narrowly Loses to Mountain View 13-14

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 hands! He literally threw up two hands,” a member of the crowd shout...

Boys Water Polo Defeats Homestead in League Openers

Boys Water Polo Defeats Homestead in League Openers

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 first 30 seconds of the game. Their momentum continued throughout the first quarter with strong bloc...

Boys Water Polo 2019 Season Preview

Boys Water Polo 2019 Season Preview

James Fetter, Liam Nagesh, Sophie Kadifa, Tyler Stoen, and Hana Erickson

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 the pool in celebration, unable to contain their excitement. Months later, questions loom large ove...

Fall Recap and Records

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 proved themselves and showed up to tough rivals and post-season playoffs. Most recently, football’...

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 proved themselves and showed up to tough rivals and post-season playoffs. Most recently, football’s...

Boys Water Polo Clinches Finals Spot Against Los Altos

Boys Water Polo Clinches Finals Spot Against Los Altos

Maria Fletcher, Editor-in-Chief

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 exciting so far, and looks for a hopeful finish this weekend. Paly edges Los Altos out with an overall...

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