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Girls’ varsity water polo coach resigns

Girls’ varsity water polo coach resigns

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Former varsity girls' water polo coach Danny Dye resigned following the 8-3 loss to Saratoga this Thursday afternoon. He announced that he was leaving in a team meeting following the game. "I think that Danny is a very compassionate man and I really respect his decision to do what he thought was best...

Girls’ water polo drops league opener 13-1 to Gunn

Girls’ water polo drops league opener 13-1 to Gunn

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Paly girls’ water polo team fell 13-1 to cross-town rival Gunn in their first league game on Tuesday night. The Lady Vikes got off to a slow start in the first quarter as Gunn won the first sprint and scored the first goal of the quarter. The first goal was followed by a missed shots from both Tit...

Girls’ water polo loses 9-8 to San Benito in first round of CCS

Girls’ water polo loses 9-8 to San Benito in first round of CCS

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

On Tuesday evening with the season on the line, it was a battle to the bitter end but the Lady Vikes came up short as the Haymakers advanced. Katie Francis (‘15) scored with 23 seconds left in the game to tie it up but the Haymakers came right back to score the game winning goal taking the 9-8 victory. Defense...

Girls’ Wopo defeats Los Altos 7-5

Girls’ Wopo defeats Los Altos 7-5

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

October 23, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The stands were completely full on senior night as the Lady Vikes took to the pool to take on league rival Los Altos High School. Senior Goaltender Abby Bromberg ('13) and attacker Martine LeClerc ('13) had stand out games to lead the Vikings to an emotional victory. The game started out fast paced....

Girls’ water polo defeats Wilcox 8-5

Girls’ water polo defeats Wilcox 8-5

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

On a cold wet Thursday night, the Lady Vikes took to the pool against league rival Wilcox High School. Tess Van Hulsen('14) led the way for the Vikings scoring four goals in the team's 8-4 win. Wilcox came off to a hot start, scoring in the opening minute. Wilcox had many more opportunities to score...

Girls’ wopo falls to cross-town rival Gunn 6-4

Girls’ wopo falls to cross-town rival Gunn 6-4

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

October 2, 2012


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

On a hot Tuesday afternoon, the Palo Alto High School girls' water polo team took on cross-town rival Gunn at Paly. The hard-fought physical battle ended with a score of 6-4 in Gunn's favor. Defense was the story of the first half for both teams. Paly got off to a slow start allowing Gunn to get on...

Brief: Girls’ water polo defeats Wilcox 15-7

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

September 19, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team defeated Wilcox High School 15-7 on Tuesday afternoon. The Vikings scored early in the game and did not look back. Emma Wolfe (‘14) scored 15 seconds into the match to give the Lady Vikes an early lead. The Vikings continued their momentum throughout ...

Girls’ water polo season preview

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

September 4, 2012


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

After advancing to the second round of the Central Coast Section Championships (CCS) last year, the girls’ water polo team hopes to improve on a 9-6 league record and to reappear at CCS. With the loss of leading scorers Shannon Scheel (‘12) and Stanford recruit Skylar Dorosin (‘12), the team lo...

Brief: girls’ water polo falls to Leland in second round of CCS

Annie Susco, Staff Writer

November 14, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Girls

Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo fell to Leland High School 12-6 on Saturday, Nov. 12 in the second round of the Central Coast Section playoffs. Paly’s defense was no match for Leland’s speed on the counter attack. In just the first quarter Paly trailed 5-1; their only goal was scored...

Girls’ water polo falls to Los Altos in SCVAL quarterfinals, 9-3

Girls’ water polo falls to Los Altos in SCVAL quarterfinals, 9-3

Nina Kelty, staff writer

November 5, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team fell to Los Altos High School Friday night in the SCVAL Tournament quarterfinals, ending their run to play in Championship game. The night before the Lady Vikes beat Wilcox 15-6 in the first round of the league tournament.  With this momentum Paly looked...

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