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Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

March 16, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team kicked off league play with a 16-8 victory over Los Gatos Wednesday night at home. With sharp passing and intense offense the girls The wildcats may have won the opening draw, but Paly quickly stole the ball back and Ellen Goncher (‘18) went on to score the first goal of th...

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Sacred Heart 16-10

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Sacred Heart 16-10

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich

March 13, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ lacrosse team fell to Sacred Heart Prep by the score of 16-10 on Saturday. The Vikings started out the game strong as they won the opening faceoff and went right down the field and scored. Charlotte Cheng (‘18) had the opening goal. Despite Paly’s quick start, Sacred Heart re...

Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Samuel Desré and Reuben Kramer

May 14, 2015


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

On Wednesday night, Paly girls’ lacrosse overcame the Saratoga High School Falcons 16-10 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinals. The Vikings were off to a strong start after Maya Benatar (‘16) won the first three drews and Claire Chevalier (‘15) and Benatar each scored...

Girls’ lacrosse annihilates Mountain View 16-2 on senior night

Girls’ lacrosse annihilates Mountain View 16-2 on senior night

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor

May 6, 2015


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

On its senior night, girls’ lacrosse trounced Mountain View with a final score of 16-2. “I think we did a really good job with transitions, moving the ball around and not forcing it, and waiting for the open shot,” Lauren Gargiulo (‘15) said. The game started off strong for Paly, with fast...

Girls’ lacrosse abolishes Pioneer 16-0

Girls’ lacrosse abolishes Pioneer 16-0

Maddie Kinnaman and Sheila Subramanian

May 1, 2015


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto girls’ lacrosse team dominated against the Pioneer Mustangs on Thursday at home. The Vikings defeated the Mustangs 16-0. The game started off with the Vikings taking the clear lead, a lead that they maintained throughout the game. Memorable shots from the Vikings included goals by...

Girls’ lacrosse dominates over Leland chargers 21-9

Girls’ lacrosse dominates over Leland chargers 21-9

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team dominated the Leland Chargers 21-9 on Tuesday, April 28th at home. The Vikings are 1st in their league. Maya Benatar (‘16) believes the team got off to a slow start in the first half. “I definitely think it was a rough start, we lost a lot of draws and missed a of...

Girls’ Lacrosse soars above the Falcons to take the win 15-6

Girls’ Lacrosse soars above the Falcons to take the win 15-6

Anna Dukovic and Hayley Poore

March 17, 2015


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikings crushed the Saratoga Falcons 15-6 at home on Tuesday night. The game started rapidly with a goal from Allie Peery (‘15) for the Vikings in the first two minutes. Saratoga was quick to follow, scoring a goal less than two minutes after that. Paly took the lead once again after scoring three...

Keep your head in the game

Keep your head in the game

Kylie Callan and Bryn Carlson

February 11, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Features, Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball, Water Polo - Boys

One in five high school athletes will sustain a sports concussion during their season. At a school like Paly, where a large part of the student body is involved in athletics, this fact can create a big problem that includes the students, their families, their teachers and the administration. A concussion...

True passion

Kylie Callan and Reuben Kramer

December 12, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Basketball - Girls, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Soccer - Boys, Soccer - Girls, Softball, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball

Shawn Johnson began gymnastics at the age of three. Ryan Lochte first learned to swim at age five. Abby Wambach dribbled her first soccer ball at the age of four. Since then, they have spent innumerable hours working towards greatness. Their efforts have earned them a place in history. Their names have...

Girls’ Lacrosse secures SCVAL championship over Saratoga 15-13

Girls’ Lacrosse secures SCVAL championship over Saratoga 15-13

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer

May 18, 2014


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

On Saturday morning, the girls’ lacrosse team defeated the Saratoga Falcons in the SCVAL (Santa Clara Valley Athletic League) finals, clinching the coveted league championship for Paly for the first time since 2010. Saratoga came out strong during the first half, earning three goals early on before...