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Paly Boys Water Polo beats Los Gatos in SCVAL Playoffs

Paly Boys Water Polo beats Los Gatos in SCVAL Playoffs

James Fetter and Sophie Kadifa

October 30, 2019

The Paly boys water polo team beat league rival Los Gatos with a score of 10-8 in the first game of the 2019 SCVAL playoffs thanks to a strong defensive performance. The game was close throughout, with the score differential being never more than 2 goals at the end of each quarter. The key for Paly w...

Paly Boys Water Polo Team Defeats Los Gatos on Senior Night

Paly Boys Water Polo Team Defeats Los Gatos on Senior Night

Sophie Kadifa and Hana Erickson

October 23, 2019

The bleachers were silent, waiting for Ryan Stanley (‘20) to shoot a penalty shot with three minutes left in the 4th quarter of his own senior night water polo game. Teammates, spectators, and coaches all held their breath as the referee signaled for Stanley to shoot. Stanley’s shot hit the top cr...

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...

From Paly to the Pros

Justin Byer, James Fetter, Vijay Homan, Tyler Stoen, and Elif Turgut

September 30, 2019

As the clock ticked down and the morale of their opponents faded, the Paly basketball players knew: they had won the first state championship in school history. The 2006 Paly basketball team was one that will be immortalized in school history for taking down a modern-day Goliath in the Mater Dei basket...

Pre-Teen Prodigies

Pre-Teen Prodigies

Sophie Kadifa, Adar Schwarzbach, and Hayden Jung-Goldberg

September 30, 2019

Olympians are usually thought of as experienced older athletes, but there is a storm of young athletes that are breaking boundaries and winning world titles. These young athletes are giving up the joys of growing up to focus on training for their ultimate goal of success. Recent examples of these remarkable indi...

Dream Team to Meme Team

Dream Team to Meme Team

Alana Abeyta, Jack Elarde, and Hana Erickson

September 30, 2019

Dream Team (1992) On August 8th, 1992, the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team was in Barcelona, Spain fighting for gold against Croatia in the last game of the 1992 Olympics. The U.S. took the win by a score of 117-85, and left the arena with a shiny gold medal. This legendary team, labeled the ...

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 Field Hockey Dominates Against Wilcox 11-0

Girls Field Hockey Dominates Against Wilcox 11-0

Tina Lagerblad and Hayden Jung-Goldberg

September 11, 2019

In the fourth game of their season, the Girls Varsity Field Hockey team shows continued promise for a strong season, ending their game against fierce competitor Wilcox High School with an astounding score of 11-0. Having worked tirelessly to train a team of athletes, many of which have never playe...

Girls Golf 2019 Season Preview

Girls Golf 2019 Season Preview

Josh Lai and Lincoln Bloom

August 26, 2019

Coming off of a successful 2018 campaign, the girls golf team is ready to reclaim their spot at first again. Although the team lost captain Jasmine Choi (‘19), senior captains Katherine Sung (‘20) and Priya Bakshi (‘20) are ready to lead the team.  “The season is looking really good for us ...

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