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Female Underclassmen of the Year: Nina Kelty

Female Underclassmen of the Year: Nina Kelty

Paige Borsos and Ali Kershner, Staff Writer

June 2, 2011


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Profiles, Soccer - Girls

This year the Female Underclassman of the Year Award goes to Nina Kelty (‘13). Kelty is a member of both the varsity soccer and varsity lacrosse teams at Paly. Her fluid athleticism allows her to dominate on both fields and become a rising star on both squads. With a perfect balance of respect,...

Girls’ lacrosse advances to finals after win over Los Gatos

Girls’ lacrosse advances to finals after win over Los Gatos

Mary Albertolle, Editor-In-Chief

May 11, 2011


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

After a quick lead, the Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team progresses to the playoff championship after beating Los Gatos, 15-9, today at home. The Lady Vikes jumped ahead right in the beginning when they they controlled the first few draws.  Off the draw Leigh Dairaghi ('11), Kimmie Flather...

Brief: Girls’ lacrosse eases past Saratoga on Senior Night

Brief: Girls’ lacrosse eases past Saratoga on Senior Night

Brennan Miller

May 5, 2011


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

On Senior Night at Palo Alto High School, the Lady Vikes girls’ lacrosse team cruised to any easy 12-4 victory over the Saratoga Falcons. Charlotte Biffar (’13) led the team with three goals and was closely followed by Emily Benatar (’11) who found the back of the net twice. Only eight players...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 14-5

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 14-5

Marina Foley, Staff Writer

April 28, 2011


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

Palo Alto Vikings' look for a better performance and yet another win, 14-5, against Leland High School at home, Thursday night. “We definitely got the outcome we were looking for, since last time we didn’t play our best against them,” Vikings attack, Kimmie Flather said. Two early goals allowed...

Paly girls’ lacrosse crushes cross-town rival Gunn, 14-3

Brennan Miller, Staff Writer

April 20, 2011


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

“I had a good day and I was open a lot and just…got lucky," Leigh Dairaghi ('11) said. Well, whatever she did, it was right. The senior attacker scored four times as she led the Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team to a 14-3 romp of cross-town rival Gunn. Paly opened the scoring just...

Girls’ lacrosse beats Pioneer, 10-5

Girls’ lacrosse beats Pioneer, 10-5

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer

March 22, 2011


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

The Palo Alto High School varsity girls' lacrosse team beat Pioneer High School, 10-5 , on Tuesday at Paly. The Lady Vikes (3-0-0 SCVAL) dominated the majority of the first half. Attack Kimmie Flather ('12) put the Vikes on the scoreboard early on. Flather had three goals on the night. Paly continued...

Menlo School edges Paly girls’ lacrosse, 9-8

Brennan Miller, Staff Writer

March 16, 2011


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

The Paly girls’ varsity lacrosse team (1-3,1-0) lost to the Menlo School (1-1,0-0) this afternoon 9-8. As reflected by the one goal difference, the game was close the entire way. Paly opened the scoring early, jumping out to a one-goal lead on its first possession. Midfielder Nina Kelty (’13)...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Gunn, 11-9

George Brown, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2011


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team (1-2, 1-0 SCVAL) narrowly beat Gunn High School (1-3-1, 0-1) under a steady mist on the Paly turf Tuesday night. Though the Lady Vikes carried a 2-0 lead after five minutes and remained in command for most of the night, they were not happy with their...

Female Athlete of the Year: Gracie Cain

Mariah Philips, Skylar Dorosin

June 10, 2010


Filed under Featured Athlete, Lacrosse - Girls, Profiles, Soccer - Girls, Spring Sports, Winter Sports

On every team there is a playmaker, an athlete who gets the glory for the game winning plays or the best stats. But behind that player, in order for a team to be successful, there has to be a player of equal talent, who may get less acclaim, but makes the big plays that often become forgotten. The ...

Girls’ lacrosse loses to Burlingame High School, 10-4

Mariah Philips, Skylar Dorosin

May 2, 2010


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity lacrosse team lost to Burlingame High School 10-4 on Friday in its last home game of the season. The Panthers scored the first goal within five minutes. The Lady Vikes then scored on a shot by middie Maya Fielder ('10), but Fielder was called for a penalty...