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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...

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 7, 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...

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