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Paly Varsity Cheer Team Wins First at USA competition

Paly Varsity Cheer Team Wins First at USA competition

Jenna Hickey

October 12, 2019

The Paly Varsity Cheer team won its first competition of the year. The 2019 CCS Champions competed against other high schools in the Kaiser Permanente Arena hosted by United Spirit Association. The team came out victorious in the novice non-tumbling division and qualified for USA Nationals. The week ...

Boys Water Polo falls to Los Altos in a 17-12 loss

Boys Water Polo falls to Los Altos in a 17-12 loss

James Fetter and Sophie Kadifa

October 9, 2019

The Paly Boys Water polo team played against Los Altos yesterday, giving them a chance to face off yet again against their bitter league rivals, but unfortunately they fell short and lost 17-12. The game got off to a bad start for the Vikings, who allowed 2 goals within the first minute of the game fr...

Girls Water Polo wins double-overtime thriller 12-11.

Girls Water Polo wins double-overtime thriller 12-11.

Jackson Bundy, staff writer

October 9, 2019

Paly’s Girls Water Polo team played league opponent Los Altos at home Tuesday, which ended with Lulu Gaither (‘21) hitting the game-winning goal in the second overtime.  The game was a shoot out from the start each time, each team trading goals for the first half until Los Altos took the lead at...

Girls Volleyball Sweeps Monta Vista in 3-0 Victory

Girls Volleyball Sweeps Monta Vista in 3-0 Victory

Summer Daniel and Elif Turgut

October 9, 2019

Paly girls volleyball defeated Monta Vista in a clean three set sweep on Wednesday, keeping their spotless league record.  Starting off with great energy, Paly took the lead early with a three point serving streak from Kimi Lillios (‘21). Continuing strong throughout the first set, Paly rare...

Boys Waterpolo Narrowly Loses to Mountain View 13-14

Boys Waterpolo Narrowly Loses to Mountain View 13-14

Ella Jones, Design Editor

September 24, 2019

  A time out is called with one minute on the clock. Paly’s up 13 to 12.  A tangible wave of anger surged through the crowd as the referee made another atrocious call.        “Two hands! He literally threw up two hands,” a member of the crowd shout...

Girls Varsity Volleyball Beats Homestead with Extraordinary Comeback

Girls Varsity Volleyball Beats Homestead with Extraordinary Comeback

Elif Turgut and Victoria Soulodre

September 20, 2019

The Paly girls varsity volleyball team took on Homestead at Paly on Thursday, September 19. The Vikings went into the game 2-0 in league, and were the favorites to win,  while Homestead lacked with a record of 0-2. Walking onto the court, their main focus in mind was to stay undefeated in league. ...

Girls Water Polo Defeats Homestead 11-7 in First League Game of the Season

Annika Shah and Sanaz Ebrahimi

September 16, 2019

The Vikings setting up their offense with Sophie Kadifa ('21) at the top. As the final buzzer went off and the team ended their huddle with a “Sko Vikes”, the Paly Girls Water Polo team celebrated the win of their first league game this Thursday, with a high scoring show out against Homestead...

Girls Volleyball Close Out Win in First SCVAL Matchup

Girls Volleyball Close Out Win in First SCVAL Matchup

Sofia Bliss-Carrascosa, Staff Writer

September 14, 2019

Three-time reigning SCVAL champions, the Girls Volleyball team walked onto the court today with the intention of proving their strength as a team. Their goal was clear, to bounce back from the loss they had suffered against St Francis earlier this week.   They did exactly this, surpassing Mountain V...

Boys Water Polo Defeats Homestead in League Openers

Boys Water Polo Defeats Homestead in League Openers

Sophie Kadifa and Hana Erickson

September 13, 2019

In their first league game of the season, the boys water polo team defeated Homestead High School 12-7. The game started off strong for the Vikings with an outside shot from Nick Hoffs (‘22) in the first 30 seconds of the game. Their momentum continued throughout the first quarter with strong bloc...

Football routs Overfelt 47-8

Football routs Overfelt 47-8

Justin Byer, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

After a season opening loss to Saint Ignatius, Paly was drilled in, ready for their home opener against Overfelt (San Jose, CA). The Vikings came out strong leading at the end of the first quarter 13-0. They kept the momentum going into the second quarter scoring 20 more points and only giving up 8 en...

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