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Boys Lacrosse Slaughter on Senior Afternoon

Boys Lacrosse Slaughter on Senior Afternoon

Quinn Knoblock, Features Editor

May 9, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly Boys Lacrosse had a great game Saturday mid-day to celebrate its Seniors. Before the game began, there was a nice ceremony to honor the 11 seniors on Varsity, as they played their final regular season home game. “It was certainly emotional to play my last regular season game at home,” se...

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

March 16, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team kicked off league play with a 16-8 victory over Los Gatos Wednesday night at home. With sharp passing and intense offense the girls The wildcats may have won the opening draw, but Paly quickly stole the ball back and Ellen Goncher (‘18) went on to score the first goal of th...

Girls’ lacrosse prevails over Los Gatos 16-8 on Senior Night

Girls’ lacrosse prevails over Los Gatos 16-8 on Senior Night

Zoe Bhargava, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Friday Night, the Paly girls' lacrosse team honored its seniors in one of their last home games of the season as they triumphed over Los Gatos 16-8. "I think we did really well, it was really fun playing with the seniors at a home game with a big crowd," Allie Peery ('15) said. The game started...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

After an intense battle in heavy wind and rain, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team triumphed over Menlo Atherton 5-4 on Friday night. Paly started off the game strong, immediately grabbing the lead with goals by Tully McCallister (’14) and Matt Seligson (’16). Menlo Atherton’s offense could not...

Boys’ lacrosse just clutches 11-6 win against the Los Altos Eagles

Ami Drez, News Editor

April 17, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto boy's lacrosse team started off strong in the first half and maintained their lead with a final score of 11-6. The Vikings came into the first quarter ready to dominate, with two goals by Wayland Chiu ('14) and Matt Seligson ('16). Los Altos rallied back and put one at the back of the...

Boys’ lacrosse triumphs over Archbishop Mitty, 16-5

Boys’ lacrosse triumphs over Archbishop Mitty, 16-5

Julia Saul, Design Editor

March 5, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

In their second game of the season, the boys’ lacrosse team triumphed over Archbishop Mitty 16-5. The game started out slow for the Vikings when Mitty scored the first two goals. However, Paly fought back, responding with a goal by Jordan Gans (‘14). Mitty scored one more goal to end the quarter ...

Coach of the Year 2013: Jamie Nesbitt

Coach of the Year 2013: Jamie Nesbitt

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

May 22, 2013


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

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...

Brief: Boy’s lacrosse falls to SHP in CCS semi-finals

Tara Lawrence

May 8, 2013


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Vikes suffered a hard loss to Sacred Heart Prep today, finishing the CCS semi-final game with a score of 6-18. This loss signaled the team's elimination CCS and their  final game of the season. Despite multiple shots on goal in the first half, the Vikings could not get the ball past SHP's goalie...

East vs. West

East vs. West

James Harrison

April 26, 2013


Filed under Features, Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

Winning three consecutive playoff games by one goal and going on to win the championship in any sport is a tough feat, regardless of level. Doing so in the first season of a team’s existence is even harder. Nevertheless, the Palo Alto boy’s lacrosse team did this just four years ago as Paly’s newest...

Brief: Girls lacrosse trumps Sequoia 18-1

Brief: Girls lacrosse trumps Sequoia 18-1

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer

April 11, 2013


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team defeated the Sequoia High School Ravens 18-1 under the Paly lights. After a tough 19-10 loss to St. Ignatius on Wednesday night, the Lady Vikes redeemed themselves tonight. Charlotte Biffar ('13) opened the game with an immediate goal. The Lady Vikes then...

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