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Girls’ lacrosse crushes Pioneer, 16-3

Girls’ lacrosse crushes Pioneer, 16-3

Julia Saul and Paul Bienaimé

March 26, 2013


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

On Tuesday night, girls' lacrosse dominated Pioneer High School at Paly’s home field. Their strong defense only allowed three goals from Pioneer, resulting in a end score of 16-3. Anna Dairaghi (‘13), Kristen Destefano (‘14), Ami Drez (‘14), and Julia Farino (‘13) each put numbers on the ...

Lacrosse teams show unity in “play 4 Seton Hill” movement

Lacrosse teams show unity in “play 4 Seton Hill” movement

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

March 21, 2013


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

In a horrifying automobile accident, on Saturday March 16, the  Seton Hill women's lacrosse team, lost control of their tour bus on the Pennsylvania turnpike. The crash resulted in the death of head coach Kristin Quigley, 30, who was estimated to be six months pregnant. The driver of the bus also died...

Cut short

Cut short

Audrey DeBruine and Nora Rosati

March 21, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Soccer - Girls

“Helpless” and “frustrated.” That is how varsity soccer and lacrosse player Nina Kelty (‘13) was left feeling after her two most recent high school sports seasons. Both were lost to violations of California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) rules when Paly fielded ineligible players. Last ...

Girls’ lacrosse remains undefeated with win over Gunn

Girls’ lacrosse remains undefeated with win over Gunn

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

March 20, 2013


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

In their seventh straight win, the Paly girls’ lacrosse team trounced the Gunn High School Titans 15-8 at home on a rainy Tuesday night. The team is now 7-0 overall (5-0 in league). Though the Vikings pulled out a convincing victory against their crosstown rival to remain undefeated on the season, coa...

Girls’ lacrosse pummels Oak Ridge in their fourth game, 15-3

Julia Saul, Staff Writer

March 2, 2013


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls

This morning, Palo Alto's girls' lacrosse dominated Oak Ridge with a final score of 15-3. The first goal of the game was scored by Simone Buteau ('13) which was quickly followed by three consecutive goals scored by midfielder Kristen Destefano ('14). Then, Emily Hain ('13) scored another...

Girls’ lacrosse beats Los Gatos, 17-12

Girls’ lacrosse beats Los Gatos, 17-12

Nora Rosati, Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2012


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

On a crisp Friday evening under the home lights, Paly girls’ lacrosse defeated Los Gatos High School 17-12. Paly’s own cheerleaders made an appearance to encourage the Lady Vikes, and performed a routine during the half-time break. The girls’ dependency on this game to move on in the season...

Paly Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Defeats Rival Gunn in a Grueling 10-8 victory

Paly Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Defeats Rival Gunn in a Grueling 10-8 victory

Jacob Lauing, Michael Strong, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls Varsity Lacrosse team beat cross-town rival Gunn High School, 10-8, tonight in a back and forth game at Paly. Due to a recently discovered Central Coast Section (CCS) technicality, the Lady Vikes were forced to forfeit six of their Santa Clara Valley Athletic League...

Paly girls’ lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Paly girls’ lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Austin Poore, Features Editor

April 20, 2012


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team found out Thursday that it will be forced to vacate six of its Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) wins this season as a result of a Central Coast Section (CCS) rules violation. The violation, which resulted from an unspecified administrative...

The elements of chemistry

The elements of chemistry

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

April 20, 2012


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

At a lacrosse practice last spring, Walker Mees (‘13) watched as two of his teammates hacked at each other with their lacrosse sticks - at first just aggressive play. The checks escalated into hard hits and a later, a full on fistfight. The other players just stared at their so-called teammates and let...

Boys’ vs. Girls’ Lacrosse

Boys’ vs. Girls’ Lacrosse

Jonny Glazier and Nina Kelty, Columnist and Design Editor

April 20, 2012


Filed under Columns, Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

Boys are Boss by Jonny Glazier In the history of sports, there have been some incredibly heated and fervently debated rivalries. Red Sox vs. Yankees, Duke vs. North Carolina, and Barcelona vs. Real Madrid to name a few. However, that leaves the question of what makes a rivalry great? Many factors...

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