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Boys’ Water Polo falls to Los Altos, 12-11

Boys’ Water Polo falls to Los Altos, 12-11

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

October 23, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

On a chilly Tuesday evening under the pool lights, the Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity water polo team fell short to Los Altos, 12-11 in overtime. The stands were filled with parents, cheerleaders and fellow Paly students, who came out to support the six seniors in their last home game. From...

Boy’s water polo falls to Mountain View 8-7

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Water Polo - Boys

Paly boys’ water polo (6-3-0, 8-5-0)  fell short to Mountain View High School (8-0-0, 14-3-0), losing 8-7. The Spartans won the first sprint and after a few minutes of play, scored the first goal of the game. Quickly after, however, Bret Pinsker (‘13) managed to put the ball in the net, tying...

The big three

The big three

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012


Filed under Features, Profiles, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

It is not a difficult task to determine when it is game day for the boys’ varsity water polo team. Matching sun hats can be seen dispersed around the quad with sun-bleached hair peeking out under the brims and green polos donned by all the players. The unified front the team exhibits can be attributed...

Brief: Boys’ water polo wins two straight games in tournament play

September 29, 2012


Filed under Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity water polo team dominated Berkeley High School 15-3 and Mount Tamalpais 12-5 during the CCS v. NCS Challenge Tournament at St. Francis High School this Friday. Captain Bret Pinsker (13') scored several goals and led his team to two strong wins. The team’...

Boys’ water polo defeats Monta Vista, 12-8

Boys’ water polo defeats Monta Vista, 12-8

September 20, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity water polo team defeated Monta Vista High School 12-8 this afternoon in the Paly pool. Freshman Andrew Cho ('16)  scored the first goal of game towards the end of the first quarter, pushing the Vikings in the right direction. Shortly after, captain Bret Pinsker...

Boys’ waterpolo defeats Monta Vista, 12-8

Boys’ waterpolo defeats Monta Vista, 12-8

Annemarie Drez, Staff writer

September 20, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity water polo team defeated Monta Vista High School 12-8 this afternoon in the Paly pool. Freshman Andrew Cho ('16)  scored the first goal of game towards the end of the first quarter, pushing the Vikings in the right direction. Shortly after, captain Bret Pinsk...

Brief: boys’ water polo team falls to Mountain View, 10-8

AnneMarie Drez, Staff Writer

September 18, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The boys' varsity water polo team fell to Mountain View High School in a close game, 10-8 this Tuesday at Mountain View. The two teams were neck and neck for all four quarters, with the Spartan's continuously holding a narrow lead against Paly. In the 4th quarter, the Vikings were down 8-9,...

Boys’ water polo defeats Los Gatos 12-7

Boys’ water polo defeats Los Gatos 12-7

Julia Saul, Staff Writer

September 13, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Water Polo - Boys

The Paly varsity boys' water polo team (2-0-0, 2-0-0) overpowered Los Gatos on Thursday afternoon at the Palo Alto High School pool. The Vikings started strong by winning the sprint and quickly powering down the length of the pool. Nolan Perla-Ward (‘13) set the tone early in the game by scoring...

Boys’ water polo defeats Homestead High School 11-4

Boys’ water polo defeats Homestead High School 11-4

Nora Rosati, Audrey DeBruine, Editor-in-Chief, Staff Writer

September 11, 2012


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys’ water polo team triumphed over Homestead High School 11-4 in its first league game of the season on Tuesday under the Paly pool deck lights. The Vikings entered the pool on a dominant note, with captains Bret Pinsker (‘13) and Quinn Rockwell (‘13) scorin...

Palo Alto boys’ water polo searches for new coach

Palo Alto boys’ water polo searches for new coach

Emma Beckstrom and Jonny Glazier, Staff Writers

December 16, 2011


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

Palo Alto High School's athletic director Earl Hansen is currently accepting applications for coaching postions for both the varsity and junior varsity boys' water polo teams. It was announced Mon. Nov. 21 that neither head Coach Giovanni Napolitano nor the rest of the coaching staff will be returnin...

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