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Girls Volleyball 2017 Season Preview

Girls Volleyball 2017 Season Preview

Ellie Jeffries, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

The Palo Alto High School girls volleyball team is gearing up for their 2017 season with their new coach Daniele Desiderio, as well as their new home gym. Desiderio previously played for Italy's national team, and has a huge amount of experience, having played both indoor and beach, professionally. ...

Girls’ water polo sustains tough loss to Gunn on senior night

Katie Francis ('16) shoots and scores a goal against Gunn. She, along with several other juniors, will have to fill the void left by Tess van Hulsen ('15) and Olivia Scola ('15).

Isaac Kasevich, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

The Palo Alto High School girls' water polo team fell to the Gunn Titans 7-2 at Paly on Thursday’s senior night. The Titans were first to score with 5:32 to play in the first quarter, and scored again in the second quarter. Katie Francis (‘16) scored with 1:35 to go in the half bringing the score...

Paly boys’ water polo defeats Gunn Titans 13-12 to advance onto CCS semifinals

JJ Kadifa ('14) looks for an open pass. The Paly Vikings went on to defeat the Gunn Titans 13-12, moving onto the CCS semifinals next week.

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer

November 16, 2013

In the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section (CCS) championships, Palo Alto Vikings’ boys water polo made a significant comeback to beat the Gunn Titans 13-12 after losing to the Titans three times prior, advancing them to the semifinals. Head coach Brandon Johnson praised his team’s winning ...

Boys’ soccer stomps crosstown rival 2-0

Midfielder Paul Stefanski ('13) scrambles a few Titans to get the ball into Viking possession. The Vikings went on to defeat the Titans with a score of 2-0.

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer

January 30, 2013

The Vikings' boys' soccer team took on the cross-town rival Gunn Titans at home, on Wednesday afternoon. The team took initiative and kept the ball on the right side of the field. Forward Gen Murphy ('13) set the team on a roll by netting the first goal, assisted by center midfielder Kirby Gee ('13). The...

Paly defeats rival Gunn in three straight sets

The Lady Vikes huddle up before their first league game against Gunn.

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer

September 19, 2012

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team (11-3-0) continued its undefeated season by winning all three games against cross-town rival Gunn High School. Head coach Dave Winn was pleased with the win against the Titans. The Lady Vikes dominated the first two sets and then finished with a close victory...

Girls’ soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Girls' soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Shannon Scheel, Michael Strong, Columnist, Staff Writer

February 1, 2012

The Palo Alto High School-Gunn High School rivalry clearly fired up both of the respective schools’ varsity girls’ soccer teams tonight on Paly’s El Camino field: after a fast-paced first half, Paly finished the game with a 3-1 victory, the same margin that the Titans had beaten the Vikings by...

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