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Girls lacrosse routs Wilcox 14-2 to secure a senior night victory

Girls lacrosse routs Wilcox 14-2 to secure a senior night victory

Lauren Daniel, Managing Editor

May 8, 2018

The girls lacrosse team closed their regular season play with a decisive victory over Wilcox Friday night. The win was extra special, as it was senior night for the team. The goal gap widened early on, with the Vikes leading 5-0 only seven minutes into the first half and the team went into the half...

Girls Lacrosse defeats Leland 13-5

Lauren Daniel and Yue Shi

April 25, 2017

David Hickey The Palo Alto High School girl’s lacrosse team defeated Leland with a score of 13-5 last Tuesday. The team lost to their long time rival Los Gatos twice in the previous week. Overall, this game will get the girls back on track. The goalie Mattie Orloff (‘18) was injured in warmups. Sh...

Lady Vikes crush Leland 19-5 in first round of SCVAL

Zoe Bhargava and Alex Murray

May 12, 2014

On Monday night, Paly girls’ lacrosse dominated over the Leland High School Chargers in the first round of Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) playoffs. It was a spirited offensive performance from the Lady Vikes, with Allie Peery (‘15) leading the way with eight of her team’s goals. Peery...

Girls’ lacrosse triumphs over Pioneer, 17-6

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

The Paly girls’ lacrosse team conquered the Pioneer High School Mustangs with a score of 17-6. The win allowed the team to improve its league record to 6-2-0. The game started close with Maya Benatar (‘16) scoring Paly’s first goal, but Pioneer quickly retaliated and found the net for their...

Coach of the Year 2013: Jamie Nesbitt

Jamie Nesbitt, nominated Viking's 2013 coach of the year, gives her players advice in the league title championship.

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

May 22, 2013

Just two years after the first varsity girls’ lacrosse team was fielded at Paly, the Lady Vikes triumphed over St. Francis to win the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Championship, under the guidance of Jamie Nesbitt. Following that impressive season, Nesbitt was promoted from assistant...

Girls’ lacrosse falls to St. Francis 20-9 in emotional semifinal

Kimmie Flather ('12) drives up the field. Photo by Grant Shorin

Brennan Miller, Columnist

May 10, 2012

As the sun set on Los Altos tonight, the Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team faced off against St. Francis High School in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinal and once the orange sky gave way to a starry night and the summery temperatures had cooled down, the Lady Vikes had...

Girls’ lacrosse thrashes Sequoia 12-0 on Senior Night

Rohit Ramkumar, Staff Writer

May 4, 2012

On a brisk Friday night, the Palo Alto girls' lacrosse handily defeated Sequoia High School 12-0. The team celebrated Senior Night, as they will be graduating seven seniors this year. The Lady Vikes kept their momentum going after beating St. Ignatius on Thursday. The team was in full control all...

Paly Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Defeats Rival Gunn in a Grueling 10-8 victory

Layla Memar slashes towards goal against three Gunn Defenders. The Vikings were able to hold off a late push from the opossing Titans on their way to an impressive 10-8 victory.

Jacob Lauing, Michael Strong, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls Varsity Lacrosse team beat cross-town rival Gunn High School, 10-8, tonight in a back and forth game at Paly. Due to a recently discovered Central Coast Section (CCS) technicality, the Lady Vikes were forced to forfeit six of their Santa Clara Valley Athletic League...

Playing by the numbers

Playing by the numbers

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

Alex Smith was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers as the first overall pick in the 2005 NFL (National Football League) draft. According to reporter James Alder of the New York Times, Smith was “a mobile quarterback with good quickness, agility, and awareness.” He possessed “a tremendous work ethic...

Girls’ lacrosse loses in SCVAL championship, 13-8

Kimmie Flather ('12) runs the ball down the field in an attempt to spark a Paly comeback. The Lady Vikes fell to the Lancers 13-8.

Mira Ahmad and Alan Lamarque, Staff Writer

May 14, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team (11-2) lost in the SCVAL championship to the St. Francis of Mountain View Lancers (12-1), Saturday morning, 13-8. St. Francis handed the Lady Vikes their only league loss of the season in a close 9-8 game earlier this season. "It wasnt our day. We didn't p...

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