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Palo Alto boys’ water polo searches for new coach

Palo Alto boys' water polo searches for new coach

Emma Beckstrom and Jonny Glazier, Staff Writers

December 16, 2011

Palo Alto High School's athletic director Earl Hansen is currently accepting applications for coaching postions for both the varsity and junior varsity boys' water polo teams. It was announced Mon. Nov. 21 that neither head Coach Giovanni Napolitano nor the rest of the coaching staff will be returnin...

Paly varsity boys’ water polo falls to rival Gunn 3-5

Seniors Daniel Armitano, Ethan Mellberg, Peter Rockhold, and Aaron Zelinger stand before the Paly pool together on their senior night.

Sapir Forenzar and Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writer

October 26, 2011

Palo Alto High School’s boys’ water polo team fell to rival Gunn High School 3-5 on Senior Night, Thursday Oct. 25 at a home. The Vikings got off to a good start when co-captain Peter Rockhold (‘12) scored the first goal with four minutes remaining in the first quarter. Gunn was quick to answer Rockhold’s ...

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

Emma Beckstrom and Michael Strong, Staff Writers

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 Pinsker (‘13) blames the loss on insufficient defense and careless mistakes. “We gave them way too many ...

Paly boy’s water polo thrashes Homestead 22-1

Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writer

October 10, 2011

Palo Alto High School varsity boys’ water polo team (5-1 in league) crushed Homestead High School (0-3) 22-1 on Oct. 4. The Vikings had a strong start, pulling their starters in the first quarter with a lead of 4-0. “[Our lead] allowed other players to get experience,” co-captain Peter Rock...

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