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Girls’ lacrosse breezes to victory over Saratoga

Girls' lacrosse breezes to victory over Saratoga

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer

April 12, 2012

The girls’ lacrosse team defeated Saratoga tonight by a score of 13-6. The Vikings took control early and never relinquished command of the game. Paly jumped out to an early 3-0 lead less than five minutes into the game. The sister duo of Nina (‘13) and Emy (‘12) Kelty then scored a goal apiece...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 12-3

Girls' lacrosse defeats Leland, 12-3

Austin Poore, Staff Writer

March 31, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team beat Leland 12-3 under the lights at home last night with a shallow bench, overcoming the absences of several players. “It felt really good,” Kimmie Flather (‘12) said. “The win was great with two subs.” The Lady Vikes dominated the game...

Beneath the surface

Beneath the surface

Kevin Dukovic, Jacob Lauing, and Nora Rosati

November 18, 2011

“HE’S-A-WHITE-GUY! HE’S-A-WHITE-GUY!” a large block of seniors vehemently chanted after Holger Thorup (‘12) dunked during the gym rally on the fourth day of Spirit Week. The chant was directed at the junior class and its two African-American dunkers, E.J. Floreal (‘13) and Aubrey Dawkins...

Column: The awkward moment when…

Column: The awkward moment when...

Mira Ahmad, Managing Editor

October 20, 2011

At today’s Paly girls’ soccer meeting, the signup paper made its way around to me. Name? Pretty straightforward. Position? Outside defender- duh, it hasn’t been anything else since the third grade. Club? The awkward pause and the hovering pen. Club. I looked around at some of the girls who I have...

Brief: Girls’ lacrosse eases past Saratoga on Senior Night

Viking goalie Gayle Schumacher ('11) scored her first goal on Thursday.

Brennan Miller

May 5, 2011

On Senior Night at Palo Alto High School, the Lady Vikes girls’ lacrosse team cruised to any easy 12-4 victory over the Saratoga Falcons. Charlotte Biffar (’13) led the team with three goals and was closely followed by Emily Benatar (’11) who found the back of the net twice. Only eight players...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 14-5

Photo Credit: Paige Borsos

Marina Foley, Staff Writer

April 28, 2011

Palo Alto Vikings' look for a better performance and yet another win, 14-5, against Leland High School at home, Thursday night. “We definitely got the outcome we were looking for, since last time we didn’t play our best against them,” Vikings attack, Kimmie Flather said. Two early goals allowed...

Paly girls’ lacrosse crushes cross-town rival Gunn, 14-3

Brennan Miller, Staff Writer

April 20, 2011

“I had a good day and I was open a lot and just…got lucky," Leigh Dairaghi ('11) said. Well, whatever she did, it was right. The senior attacker scored four times as she led the Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team to a 14-3 romp of cross-town rival Gunn. Paly opened the scoring just...

Girls’ lacrosse beats Pioneer, 10-5

Emy Kelty ('12) drives past three Pioneer defenders towards the goal. The Lady Vikes won 10 to 5, bringing their SCVAL record to 3-0-0. [Brandon Dukovic]

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer

March 22, 2011

The Palo Alto High School varsity girls' lacrosse team beat Pioneer High School, 10-5 , on Tuesday at Paly. The Lady Vikes (3-0-0 SCVAL) dominated the majority of the first half. Attack Kimmie Flather ('12) put the Vikes on the scoreboard early on. Flather had three goals on the night. Paly continued...

Playing Dirty in Sports

Jack Smale

March 11, 2011

November 6, 2009 was arguably a day of one of the poorest displays of sportsmanship in sports history. In a womens' soccer match between New Mexico University and Brigham Young University (BYU), New Mexico defender Elizabeth Lambert shocked the world of collegiate sports. The game started as any o...

Perfect Prescription: The Role of Stress in Sports

April 16, 2010

Danielle Carlson ('10) jumps into the pool after a day filled with tests, projects, and presentations. With each stroke, Carlson falls into a meditative rhythm as her stress melts away. "Sometimes I have to get away from all work I have to do," Carlson said. "[Swimming] is my way of getting away...

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