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Boys’ water polo loses to Loyola High School, 22-6

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer

March 16, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys’ water polo team lost to top-ranked Loyola High School 22-6 this Friday at Paly in the North vs. South Challenge tournament. The Loyola Cubs are ranked first in the Mission League in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section and are...

Playing Dirty in Sports

Jack Smale

March 11, 2011


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Fall Sports, Features, Water Polo - Boys, Water Polo - Girls, Winter Sports

November 6, 2009 was arguably a day of one of the poorest displays of sportsmanship in sports history. In a womens' soccer match between New Mexico University and Brigham Young University (BYU), New Mexico defender Elizabeth Lambert shocked the world of collegiate sports. The game started as any o...

Boys’ water polo loses to Los Altos, 17-6

Skylar Dorosin, Mira Ahmad

March 11, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys’ water polo team fell to Los Altos 17-6 this Wednesday at Paly. The Vikings could not find a way to defensively contain Los Altos' top scorer, driver Colin Mulcahy ('11), who had eight goals in the first half. The team also struggled with a stagnant offense...

Boys’ water polo team falls to Davis 16-5

Skylar Dorosin

March 11, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Paly boys’ water polo team fell to the Davis High School 16-5 Saturday afternoon at Paly in the the North-South challenge tournament. The boys took 16th after going 0-4 this weekend. The two teams battled in the first quarter with the Blue Devils only leading by one goal. However, the Blue...

Bellarmine sinks Paly in quarterfinals of CCS, 12-4

Skylar Dorosin and Mira Ahmad

March 11, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys’ water polo team lost in the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs to Bellarmine College Preparatory, 12-4, this Saturday at Monta Vista High School. The Vikings were missing starting two meter defender Aaron Zelinger (‘12) due to an injury he...

Boys’ water polo falls to Monta Vista, 10-4

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer

September 22, 2010


Filed under Fall Sports, Video, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys’ water polo team (1-2-0) suffered a disappointing loss against Monta Vista (2-0-0), 10-4, on Tuesday night at Paly. The Matadors jumped off to a frenzied start as their utility player and captain Alex Bagdasarian ('11) scored three goals against the Vikings in the...

Rebuilding the Squad

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor

November 19, 2009


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Water Polo - Boys

This past season, the Palo Alto High School boys' varsity water polo team jump-started its new program with a squad of 14 athletes; nearly half of which were underclassmen. Given the circumstances and an understanding of the lack of size, skill and experience in the roster, the team came together to...

Boys’ water polo suffers bitter loss against Monta Vista, 10-4

Rachel Harrus, Mariah Philips, Staff writers

October 8, 2009


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Palo Alto boys' water polo team lost its home game against Monta Vista High School, 10-4, on Wednesday, Oct. 7. The Vikings got off to a slow start on the offensive end while containing the Monta Vista Matadors on defense. At the end of the first quarter, the Matadors were up 0-1, with the ...

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