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Field Hockey Season Recap 2021

Owen Bittinger November 19, 2021

The Paly field hockey continued their trend of strong performances in their 2021 season, placing second overall in SCVAL and boasting a 60% win rate. The team went into this season uncertain as many of...

Boys Waterpolo Season Recap 2021

Boys Waterpolo Season Recap 2021

The boys water polo season has officially come to an end, with an unfortunate defeat against cross-town rival Gunn. Nonetheless, their season was nothing short of spectacular, going from complete underdogs...

Girls Volleyball Loses to Menlo-Atherton 3-0

Sophia Cummings, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

The Paly Girls Volleyball Team ended their season on a tough loss in their first round of CCS against the Menlo-Atherton Bears. The final score was 3-0, but every set was a close battle. The Vikings...

Senior Year Rookies

Senior Year Rookies

The majority of high school athletes were introduced to their sports years before they joined the team through club or recreational programs. In other cases, players pick up a sport during their freshman or sophomore years and work to quickly build their skills to compete at a higher level. While it is a rare occurrence for a senior to enter into a new sport, the introduction of condensed seasons this spring has created an influx of seniors who wanted to try a few months of something new in their final semester at Paly. These senior “rookies” bring both a veteran and newbie presence to teams, and can contribute to the squads in unique ways.
Liam Nagesh, Tyler Stoen, and Vijay Homan May 28, 2021

One of such players is Diego Mazzon (‘21), a swimmer who added water polo to his repertoire this year after joining the varsity team. He has long found success in the pool both swimming club with Alto...

Paly Skate Culture Extra Photos

Ryan Leong, Staff Writer May 27, 2021

2021 Season Recaps

Ian Comey and Ryan Leong May 26, 2021

It’s been an uncertain year for Paly athletes. With COVID-19 in full effect, the chances of a season happening for any athlete seemed bleak.  This was especially difficult to face for seniors, who were...

Class of 2021 Signing Day Recap

Signing Day was held outside this year to follow Covid-19 protocols, unlike how it's usually held in the big gym. Even though this year had many ups and down for all Paly athletes, it was important to make time and celebrate these 2021 commits. SKO VIKES!
Annika Shah and Jenna Hickey May 26, 2021

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