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Winter Athlete Sideline Swag

December 16, 2011

The Viking asked Paly Athletes how they keep cozy on the bench during those chilly winter games. The girls said: "It gets pretty chilly in the winter time, so I throw on a sweatshirt, some baggy-a**...

Paly boys’ water polo stomps Pioneer 14-4 in first round of CCS playoffs

November 9, 2011

The Palo Alto High School’s boys’ water polo team (16-12 overall, 9-3 in league) defeated Pioneer 14-4 in the first round of Central Coast Sectionals (CCS) playoffs on Nov. 8th, an outcome that did...

Boys’ waterpolo defeats Mountain View Spartans 12-7

October 17, 2011

The Palo Alto varsity boys’ water polo team defeated the Mountain View Spartans 12-7, Oct. 12 at Palo Alto High School. Mountain View, the home team for this game (due to reconstruction of the mountain...

Boys’ water polo falls to Menlo-Atherton 7-9

October 11, 2011

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys' water polo team fell to Menlo-Atherton 7-9 in an exhibition game on Friday, Oct. 7 at home. Menlo-Atherton controlled the Vikings for most of the game. Bret...

Shaving In Sports

Shaving In Sports
October 10, 2011

To shave or not to shave? That is the real question. The physics behind shaving suggest that the drag is decreased. Can shaving really increase the speed of a swimmer? Athletes are concerned with improving...

Boys’ Varsity Water Polo Fall Preview

September 12, 2011

After finishing fourth in league last fall and losing four seniors, the Palo Alto Varsity Boys' water polo team hopes to be even more successful this season. "My own goal and the team's goal is to win...

Profile: Freshmen waterpolo player Nelson Perla-Ward

September 11, 2011

Every year a new group of young athletes walk into Palo Alto High School, aspiring to prove their athletic talent in tryouts for various Paly teams.  Fresh out of Jordan Middle School, Nelson Perla-Ward...

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