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Boys’ lacrosse overtakes Menlo-Atherton, 15-10

Boys’ lacrosse overtakes Menlo-Atherton, 15-10

Nina Kelty, Nora Rosati, Staff Writers

March 27, 2012

Palo Alto high school boys’ lacrosse defeated Menlo-Atherton (M-A) 15-10 on a rainy night tonight at home. Following three consecutive losses in the week prior, the Vikings began boldly with two successive goals, one by Zach Levitan (‘15) and another by William Hare (‘14). M-A immediately reta...

Boys’ lacrosse triumphs over Mountain View, 9-5

Boys’ lacrosse triumphs over Mountain View, 9-5

Mira Ahmad, Managing Editor

March 8, 2012

In a moment of sweet revenge the Palo Alto High School boys' lacrosse team defeated rival Mountain View High School 9-5 this Thursday evening at home. The Vikings lost to the Spartans in three close matches last season, and the victory is a decisive start to what may prove to be an excellent season. "It...

Boys’ lacrosse opens season, romps Carlmont 13-1

Boys’ lacrosse opens season, romps Carlmont 13-1

Kevin Dukovic, Staff Writer

February 27, 2012

  The Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity lacrosse team opened its season with a 13-1 victory over Carlmont on a cold Monday night at Paly. The Vikes got off to a quick start when, just 26 seconds into the game, midfielder Kris Hoglund (‘12), who was forced to sit out all of last season...

A Higher Level

A Higher Level

Michael Strong

February 22, 2012

photo by grant shorin In the 2009-2010 lacrosse season, the first year Paly offered boys’ lacrosse, the varsity team won the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) championship in impressive fashion finishing with a strong 17-5 record. Coming into the 2010-2011 season, the coaches, players, an...

Road to Recovery

Road to Recovery

Nina Kelty, Staff Writer

December 16, 2011

Ben Macias (‘12) walked up in the back field, preparing to stop any ball carrier coming his direction.  After the ball snapped and the play began, his knee smashed into his opponent, forcing him to fall to the ground. The weight of his 200-pound opponent collapsed on top of him.  Macias’s foot stayed ...

The gender battle

The gender battle

Marina Foley, Blogger

December 10, 2011

In a broad spectrum, compared to women, men are bigger, faster, stronger, and more athletic. This is not to say that women are lesser, or should be treated with any less respect. Because of these prominent traits in men, their games are often played quickly and physically, making them sports much mor...

The Last Word

The Last Word

Michael Cullen

June 9, 2011

I had to do it. They said I could relinquish the reins after last issue, and give up my spot on the last page, but I wanted the chance to pull out me ol’ quill and ink for the Viking one last time. And when I say that, “after this I’m done”, I mean it in the literal sense, and not the way Brett...

Bottom 10 Moments

Bottom 10 Moments

Matt Lam, Kevin Kannapan

June 6, 2011

1. GOING FOR WIN #3? It was a rough year for the lady Vikes soccer team. In a season plagued with an inability to capitalize on scoring opportunities, Paly struggled through league play coming up with only two wins. Even with three players committed to play Division I soccer, the team was the first...

Female Underclassmen of the Year: Nina Kelty

Female Underclassmen of the Year: Nina Kelty

Paige Borsos and Ali Kershner, Staff Writer

June 2, 2011

This year the Female Underclassman of the Year Award goes to Nina Kelty (‘13). Kelty is a member of both the varsity soccer and varsity lacrosse teams at Paly. Her fluid athleticism allows her to dominate on both fields and become a rising star on both squads. With a perfect balance of respect,...

Girls’ lacrosse loses in SCVAL championship, 13-8

Girls’ lacrosse loses in SCVAL championship, 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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