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Boys’ lacrosse drops heart breaker to Menlo Atherton 7-5

Boys’ lacrosse drops heart breaker to Menlo Atherton 7-5

Ami Drez and Sammy Solomon

March 7, 2013

For those who are familiar with the game of lacrosse, it is evident that very often the team that ends up on top is the team that is able to maintain the ground balls. Which, subsequently, determined the outcome of the boys' varsity lacrosse game this Wednesday under the Paly lights between the Menlo-Atherton...

Girls’ lacrosse pummels Oak Ridge in their fourth game, 15-3

Julia Saul, Staff Writer

March 2, 2013

This morning, Palo Alto's girls' lacrosse dominated Oak Ridge with a final score of 15-3. The first goal of the game was scored by Simone Buteau ('13) which was quickly followed by three consecutive goals scored by midfielder Kristen Destefano ('14). Then, Emily Hain ('13) scored another...

Glazier and Anderson lead team to victory against Mitty, 13-5

Glazier and Anderson lead team to victory against Mitty, 13-5

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

February 28, 2013

Under the lights, at the Paly home turf, boys' varsity lacrosse defeated Archbishop Mitty High School Wednesday night, 13-5. The Vikings were able to take the lead with top scorers Jonny Glazier ('13) and Skyler Anderson ('13) contributing a combined total of 11 goals. The Vikings started out on...

Summer cut short

Summer cut short

Annemarie Drez, Staff writer

October 10, 2012

Would anyone rather spend seven hours in a classroom than enjoy the late summer weather? Probably not.  A shortened 2012 summer meant less time for students to relax, hang out with friends or get their tans on. However, there is another side to the abridged summer. Aside from the loss of time to r...

Goon Squad: The pernicious effects of stigmas attached to athletes

Goon Squad: The pernicious effects of stigmas attached to athletes

Jonny Glazier, Columnist

May 3, 2012

If you’re anything like me, the first time you watch any hockey is during the playoffs. And if you’ve happened to catch any of the action on the rink, you’ve seen some of the brutal, unnecessary hits that highlight playoff hockey. As a result, you may have come to the shocking realization that...

Boys’ lacrosse falls short, loses to Menlo 11-7

Boys’ lacrosse falls short, loses to Menlo 11-7

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer

April 26, 2012

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity lacrosse team was not able to defeat Menlo for a second time this season, falling 11-7 to the Knights. Both teams stayed neck to neck throughout the match until Menlo was able to pull away in the fourth quarter. "I dont like to say a good loss, but we played...

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...

The elements of chemistry

The elements of chemistry

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

April 20, 2012

At a lacrosse practice last spring, Walker Mees (‘13) watched as two of his teammates hacked at each other with their lacrosse sticks - at first just aggressive play. The checks escalated into hard hits and a later, a full on fistfight. The other players just stared at their so-called teammates and let...

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...

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