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Vikings defeat Los Gatos

Vikings defeat Los Gatos

Sam Cleasby, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

Thursday afternoon Paly Boys Water Polo defeated Los Gatos by a score of 10-9 in a well contested match. Paly held a lead for most of the game but was close to surrendering the win as Los Gatos fought back hard late in game. Paly players Dexter Gormley(19’) and Ryan Stanley(19’) lead the team to...

Paly Loses Tough Game Against Los Altos

Sanaz Ebrahimi, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

The girls water polo team falls short in the second half of their game suffering a massive loss from Los Altos High. The game started fast paced, both sides draining amazing shots ending the half at 4-5, Paly down by one. However the game took a big turn after the first half, Los Altos definitely st...

Girls Varsity Tennis Defeated by Gatos 5-2

Girls Varsity Tennis Defeated by Gatos 5-2

Kevin Cullen, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

The girls tennis team is looking to translate their late season chemistry into more victories after their loss to rival school Los Gatos with a final score of 2-5. With this loss, the girls varsity team moves to 3-5 in league matches, with four league competitors still in there path before they compete i...

Meet Paly’s New Coaches

Meet Paly's New Coaches

Alana Abeyta, Griffin Kemp, and Tina Lagerblad

October 4, 2018

First day jitters, we all get them. Whether it’s on the first day of school or the first day of work, feeling anxious when going into a new environment is inevitable. This is exactly how it feels to be a new coach at Paly. “I remember when I started coaching, the kids were super motivated and ta...

Paly Varsity Cross Country succeeds at SCVAL League meet

Nathan Ellisen, Head Columnist

September 25, 2018

The Paly Boys and Girls Cross Country placed well in the SCVAL leagues first cluster meet Tuesday. The boys team finished tied for first place among the 14 teams participating. The Vikings finished with a score of 81, tying with rival Los Altos. The girls team finished in second with a score of...

Girls Tennis Falls to Saratoga 4-3

Girls Tennis Falls to Saratoga 4-3

Conner Lusk, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

The Lady Vikes suffered a close loss to the Saratoga Falcons this afternoon after coming up short 4-3. The girls’ overall record for the season is 2-3, and this latest defeat brought their league record to a losing 1-3.   Playing the Saratoga singles one is talented Maddi Page (‘21). Kamilla Wong ...

Viking Football Remains Undefeated After Beating Milpitas

Jamir Shepard ('20) breaks free to put the vikings up 21-7.

Cole Sotnick, Multimedia Director

September 22, 2018

After an underwhelming performance last year, resulting in a 49-0 loss to Milpitas, the Vikings came out piping hot and were able to seal the game with a score of 41-13. The team advanced to 5-0, which is the most amount of wins they have had in a season since 2015. Prior to the game, Offensive Tack...

Girls Volleyball sweeps Los Gatos at home

Girls Volleyball sweeps Los Gatos at home

Stan de Martel

September 20, 2018

Paly Girls Varsity Volleyball (6-0) beat Los Gatos (1-4) three sets to zero on Thursday in front of a home crowd. Coming off a strong home win against Mountain View, the vikings looked to keep the hot streak going. Undefeated in league play, a game against a strong Los Gatos side. The first two...

Vikings defeat Lynnbrook

Vikings defeat Lynnbrook

Jack Such, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Tuesday night, Paly Boys Water Polo hosted the Lynnbrook Vikings and came out with a decisive victory. Paly opened the game on a seven goal run, and Lynnbrook would not recover from Paly’s fast start as Paly ended up with a 14-5 victory. The star of the night was driver Dexter Gormley(19’), who...

Girls Volleyball Routs Mountain View 3-1

Girls Volleyball Routs Mountain View 3-1

Lauren Daniel, Managing Editor

September 14, 2018

The girls volleyball team defeated Mountain View at home on Thursday 3-1 in their third league game. The game was a chance for Mountain View’s head coach, Dave Winn, to return to the school where he used to coach. Winn was the varsity volleyball head coach at Paly for eight seasons and led them t...

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