Rebuilding the Squad

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor

November 19, 2009

This past season, the Palo Alto High School boys' varsity water polo team jump-started its new program with a squad of 14 athletes; nearly half of which were underclassmen. Given the circumstances and an understanding of the lack of size, skill and experience in the roster, the team came together to...

Shameem Jamil astounds many with her rapid progress in water polo

Shameem Jamil astounds many with her rapid progress in water polo

Mary Albertolle, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2009

Fog rose from the serene, untouched water's surface as the swimmers slowly marched across the pool deck, reluctant to end their summer. Step by step Shameem Jamil ('10) slowly joined the other players. The other sophomores gathered in a circle, reminiscing about inside jokes and memories from the past...

Now and Then

Now and Then

Sam Maliska, Business Manager

October 11, 2009

Exactly two years, seven months, and 23 days after the Palo Alto varsity football team fell to Orange Lutheran High School in the California State Championship, varsity football head coach Earl Hansen and this year's squad stepped onto the field for the inaugural practice of the 2009 season. Donning...

Boys’ water polo suffers bitter loss against Monta Vista, 10-4

Rachel Harrus, Mariah Philips, Staff writers

October 8, 2009

The Palo Alto boys' water polo team lost its home game against Monta Vista High School, 10-4, on Wednesday, Oct. 7. The Vikings got off to a slow start on the offensive end while containing the Monta Vista Matadors on defense. At the end of the first quarter, the Matadors were up 0-1, with the ...

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