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Girls’ water polo loses to crosstown rival Gunn, 6-9

Marina Foley, Blogger

October 26, 2011


Filed under Water Polo - Girls

Palo Alto water polo fell to crosstown rival Gunn 6-9 on senior night, Tuesday, Oct. 25. The stands were filled with fans for the Lady Vikes’ last home game. Gunn came out strong with three goals in the first quarter, but Skylar  Dorosin ('12) put Palo Alto on the score board scoring the last goal...

Girls’ Water Polo Beats Los Gatos 9-8

Nina Kelty, Staff Writer

October 8, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team defeated Los Gatos High School 9-8 at the Paly pool on Thursday Oct. 6. In their first league game the Lady Vikes fell short to the Wildcats 8-7.  This time the team came back ready to turn the tables. “The last time we played them we lost by...

Column: Keep On Fighting (But Watch Out For Sharks!)

Column: Keep On Fighting (But Watch Out For Sharks!)

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

September 25, 2011


Filed under Columns, Shannon Says, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Week five of column writing and I’m still going strong. Some non-believers thought I’d never make it this far. Sometimes I thought that myself. But hey, here we are! And I’m glad. My columns keep me sane between the stress of college essays, my Shanmom-ness and wild family escapades. And if you...

Paly girls’ water polo defeats Castilleja 12-2

Nina Kelty, Staff Writer

September 22, 2011


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Palo Alto High School’s girls’ water polo team upset local rival Castilleja High School 12-2 at home on Wednesday, September 21. All four quarters the Lady Vikes won possession of the starting sprint.  Emma Wolfe (’14) scored her first of two goals 30 seconds into the game. Wolfe’s go...

Column: morning glory

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer

September 6, 2011


Filed under Columns, Shannon Says, Water Polo - Girls

As the saying goes: “give the people what they want.”  And here it is, week two of nonstop Shan sports coverage. Now I know you haters gonn’ hate and that’s fine, just stop reading and click that handy little “x” in the top corner. But to all my true and loyal readers, this one’s for you...

Column: Head Games

Column: Head Games

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer

August 28, 2011


Filed under Columns, Shannon Says, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

I walk out onto the quad, parting the early morning mist with each of my awkwardly swaggering steps. My eyes have the powers of Ryan Reynolds in Green Lantern due to the fact that the camo jacket I’m sporting highlights their vibrant hue. Faces of all shapes and sizes observe the spectacle of my no...

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...

Girls’ water polo falls to Gunn in CCS

Emy Kelty

November 14, 2010


Filed under Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team fell to rival Gunn High School Saturday night in the Central Coast Section quarterfinals, ending its season. Throughout the season the Lady Vikes had faced the Titans twice, each team claiming one victory. “It has always been back and forth,”...

Girls’ water polo advances to second round of CCS

Mira Ahmad and Emy Kelty, Staff Writer

November 12, 2010


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team (14-11) defeated Santa Teresa High School (12-15), 10-2, Wednesday night at the Paly pool in the first round of Central Coast Section playoffs. Driver Skylar Dorosin (’12) opened the game by scoring her first goal within 30 seconds. Her team...

Girls’ water polo falls to Leland

Emy Kelty

October 30, 2010


Filed under Water Polo - Girls

he Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team fell to Leland High School, 9-7, Saturday at the Paly pool in league play. Earlier in the season the team lost to Leland 9-6, but the Lady Vikes came out strong in this game, taking a 2-1 lead in the first quarter. “We came out really strong,”...

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