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Girls’ water polo falls to Gunn in CCS

Emy Kelty

November 14, 2010

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team fell to rival Gunn High School Saturday night in the Central Coast Section quarterfinals, ending its season. Throughout the season the Lady Vikes had faced the Titans twice, each team claiming one victory. “It has always been back and forth,”...

Girls’ water polo advances to second round of CCS

Mira Ahmad and Emy Kelty, Staff Writer

November 12, 2010

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team (14-11) defeated Santa Teresa High School (12-15), 10-2, Wednesday night at the Paly pool in the first round of Central Coast Section playoffs. Driver Skylar Dorosin (’12) opened the game by scoring her first goal within 30 seconds. Her team...

Girls’ tennis downs rival Gunn 5-2 to close in on CCS berth

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor

October 27, 2010

The Palo Alto High School varsity girls’ tennis team defeated rival Gunn High School 5-2 Tuesday on the Paly courts. The Lady Vikes truly rallied to produce this crucial victory, and a win on Thursday could help them secure a tie for third place in league play and a seed in the Central Coast Section...

Girls’ Tennis Beats Gunn En Route To CCS

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor

October 27, 2010

The Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity tennis team defeated archrival Gunn High School 5-2 this Tuesday in its second to last league match at the Paly courts Together, the Lady Vikes rallied to clinch a crucial victory and remain a contender in their league. With this win over Gunn under their be...

Volleyball wins second league match over Monta Vista

Sam Borsos and Paige Borsos, Staff Writer

September 24, 2010

The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity volleyball team (20-0, 2-0) breezed through its first week of league play, defeating Monta Vista (10-7, 0-1) at home on Thursday, after a win on Tuesday at Los Altos High School. Despite struggling against Monta Vista's defense at the start of the match,...

Finding the strike zone

Peter Johnson

June 1, 2009

The story of Paly’s varsity baseball team reminds one of the parable of the “Blind Men and the Elephant”. An old Indian tale, the “Blind Men and the Elephant” is a story about a group of blind men who all touch different parts of one elephant to learn what it is like. Because each person is...

Boys’ basketball forfeits 15 games, CCS

Noah Sneider and Charlie Avis

February 16, 2008

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team’s season ended unexpectedly this morning as the Central Coast Section (CCS) forced the team to forfeit 15 games and their playoff hopes due to the ineligibility of one of its players. All the Paly boys’ basketball players and their parents were...

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