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Plight of the Fight

Plight of the Fight

Lincoln Bloom, Griffin Kemp, and Josh Lai
September 30, 2019
Filed under 2019/2020, Design, Top Stories

Plight of the Fight

Gameday Rituals

Gameday Rituals

Annika Shah, Victoria Soulodre, and Sofie Vogel
September 30, 2019
Filed under 2019/2020, Design, Top Stories

Walking onto the quad you can spot a group of brightly colored volleyball girls wearing a range of preppy outfits. The quad is filled with laughs and smiles as you can see the excitement in each of their faces as they get ready for the big game. At Paly, each team and player has their specific game day ritu...

Transfer Trouble

Transfer Trouble

Vijay Homan, Staff Writer
September 30, 2019
Filed under 2019/2020, College Sports, Top Stories

According to NCAA rules, if a player wishes to transfer before graduating, they must sit out a season before being eligible to play in games for their new school. This rule is in place to discourage players from transferring every time they aren’t receiving enough playing time, or have a small grievance...

Out of Luck

Out of Luck

Sofia Bliss-Carrascosa, Jenna Hickey, Liam Nagesh, and Luke Thieman
September 30, 2019
Filed under 2019/2020, Features, Top Stories

A tired Andrew Luck walked off the field of Lucas Oil Stadium to loud jeers from his own fans, following the Indianapolis Colts preseason contest versus the Chicago Bears. Luck had not cost his team a bad loss with poor decision-making, no, he had cost his team much more: hope of a championship ring. ...

Pre-Teen Prodigies

Pre-Teen Prodigies

Sophie Kadifa, Adar Schwarzbach, and Hayden Jung-Goldberg
September 30, 2019
Filed under 2019/2020, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Shorts, Top Stories

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
Filed under 2019/2020, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

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
Filed under 2019/2020, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Water Polo - Boys

  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 Varsity Volleyball Beats Homestead with Extraordinary Comeback

Girls Varsity Volleyball Beats Homestead with Extraordinary Comeback

Elif Turgut and Victoria Soulodre
September 20, 2019
Filed under 2019/2020, Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Paly girls varsity volleyball team took on Homestead at Paly on Thursday, September 19. The Vikings went into the game 2-0 in league, and were the favorites to win,  while Homestead lacked with a record of 0-2. Walking onto the court, their main focus in mind was to stay undefeated in league. ...

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