Girls’ water polo season preview

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

September 4, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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