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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...

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...

Paly girls’ lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Paly girls' lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Austin Poore, Features Editor

April 20, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team found out Thursday that it will be forced to vacate six of its Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) wins this season as a result of a Central Coast Section (CCS) rules violation. The violation, which resulted from an unspecified administrative...

Silence in the Stands

Silence in the Stands

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

When varsity football and lacrosse player Gabe Landa (‘12) runs onto the football field the adrenaline and excitement kicks in as he sees students, parents and staff members in the stands.Four months later, as lacrosse starts, Landa runs onto the field and looks at the stands. They are almost empty....

Boys’ vs. Girls’ Lacrosse

Senior captain Kris Hoglund ('12) steps in for a shot. Hoglund will be playing Division III lacrosse at Tufts University next year.

Jonny Glazier and Nina Kelty, Columnist and Design Editor

April 20, 2012

Boys are Boss by Jonny Glazier In the history of sports, there have been some incredibly heated and fervently debated rivalries. Red Sox vs. Yankees, Duke vs. North Carolina, and Barcelona vs. Real Madrid to name a few. However, that leaves the question of what makes a rivalry great? Many factors...

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...

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Cherry Creek, 20-8

Girls' lacrosse falls to Cherry Creek, 20-8

Sammy Solomon, Staff Writer

March 27, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team fell to Cherry Creek High School, 20-8 at home in an exhibition game. Cherry Creek, nine time Colorado state champions and named “Best in the West” by Lacrosse Magazine, traveled all the way from Colorado to face the lady Vikes in today’s gam...

Girls’ Lacrosse beats Menlo-Atherton 18-7

Charlotte Biffar ('13)

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

The girls’ lacrosse team beat Menlo-Atherton Friday night by a score of 18-7. The game was a tale of two halves for the Vikings as they started slowly in the first half, but picked it up in the second. The Vikings started strong right out of the gates as Kimmie Flather (‘12) scored the first goal...

Girls Field Hockey holds demo to gain interest for potential Paly team

Charlie Kelsey, staff writer

June 2, 2011

Today after school, members of the Stanford girls field hockey team performed a demo on the lacrosse field to raise interest for the sport of field hockey here at Paly.  It looks like field hockey will become a member of the Paly sports family in the coming years. "A lot of interest has been shown,...

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