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Preview: Girls’ water polo has high hopes for upcoming season

Girls' water polo prepares for an upcoming season.  The Lady Vikes lost two seniors last year.

Paige Anderson, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

After falling short of advancing to the Central Section Championships (CCS) last year with a league record of 4-12, the girls’ water polo team hopes to improve and make it to CCS this year. With the loss of key senior players Hannah Bundy (‘14) and  Emma Wolfe (‘14) the team looks to new players...

Softball sneaks by Castilleja 1-0

Julia Saul ('14) throws a pitch in the seventh inning. She had 10 strikeouts in the game.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2014

Softball took on the Castilleja Gators this afternoon in a tight, non-league, game, with only one run scored in the fifth inning for the Vikings. The first inning opened with the Vikings not allowing anyone one base. Pitcher Julia Saul ('14) struck out the second batter. With the Vikings up to bat,...

Girls’ water polo drops league opener 13-1 to Gunn

The Lady Vikes huddle up before their game against cross-town rival Gunn. This game was their first league game and also served as a foundation for improvement throughout the rest of the season.

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013

The Paly girls’ water polo team fell 13-1 to cross-town rival Gunn in their first league game on Tuesday night. The Lady Vikes got off to a slow start in the first quarter as Gunn won the first sprint and scored the first goal of the quarter. The first goal was followed by a missed shots from both Tit...

Paly softball continues to lose but second half of season looks hopeful

Paly softball continues to lose but second half of season looks hopeful

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

March 31, 2013

The Palo Alto Softball team seems to be on a new stride heading into the second half of the season. During the first half, the team looked strong in their first two games of the season defeating Bulingame 6-3 and prevailing over Terra Nova 9-0. Despite the early victories, the Vikes entered what...

Softball loses its lead and falls to Santa Clara

Michelle Friedlander, Design Editor

March 26, 2013

The Paly softball team (0-5, 2-7) took the field against Santa Clara High School (1-3, 3-5) this afternoon, hoping to get a league win under their belt, but fell short, losing to the Bruins by a final score of 6-2. The Lady Vikes started out strong, not letting up any runs during the top of the first i...

Softball falls to Los Gatos Wildcats 9-4 at home

Casey Glassford ('15) delivers the first pitch in the top of the second inning. Glassford pitched five of the seven innings on Tuesday afternoon.

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer

March 12, 2013

The Palo Alto High School softball team faced the Los Gatos Wildcats for their fifth regular season game. The Vikings (2-2) lost in a high-scoring game, 9-4. As the Wildcats stepped up to the plate at the top of the first inning, they were able to score seven runs and take the lead. The Lady Vikes ha...

Strong defense for Paly softball shuts out Terra Nova

Shannon Fee ('14) connected on two hits and had one RBI on the game. The Vikings went on to score nine times while keeping the Tigers to zero.

James Harrison, Staff Writer

March 5, 2013

In sports, it can be hard to start off a game with a boom. Today, the Paly softball team did just that as they worked together flawlessly in the first inning to shock the Terra Nova Tigers with seven unanswered runs.The Lady Vikes went on to win their second game of the season against the out-of-league...

Brief: Softball falls to Burlingame 12-2

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

The Paly girls’ softball team lost to Burlingame 12-2 on Monday, Apr. 30. Paly started the game off strong with Julia Saul ('14) pitching and held a shutout into the second inning. During the second inning, after seven runs were scored on Saul, Casey Glassford ('15) took the mound. Two runs and...

Softball loses to Los Gatos 15-0 on Run-Rule

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

March 31, 2012

The Paly (4-10-0, 1-2-0) softball team lost to Los Gatos, (5-6-0, 1-1-0) 15-0 on a 10 run differential rule. With starters Hannah Bundy (‘14) and Tori DeStefano (‘14) goneThe Lady Vikes took the field with Julia Saul (‘14) on the mound and with a few singles, a double, and a walk, the Wildcats...

Paly softball shuts out Fremont 3-0

Paly softball shuts out Fremont 3-0

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer

April 27, 2011

In the words of Palo Alto High School varsity softball coach Tim Anderson: “When everybody works, good things happen.” This was certainly the case for his team, as the Lady Vikes’ errorless defensive performance gave them a 3-0 victory over the Fremont High School firebirds on Tuesday, April 26. The...

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