The Viking Magazine

Girls Water Polo Defeated 9-6 by Los Altos

Goalie Esme Stotland (19') blocks a shot.

Mallory Kuppe, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

The Lady Vikes water polo lost in an exciting match against the Los Altos Eagles earlier today. The team has been preparing for this game since they took a hard loss when they played them three weeks ago. “Last time we played this team it was a pretty tough loss, we lost by a lot more,” goalie...

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

Alec Olmstead ('16) takes a swing in todays matchup against Los Altos High School.

March 30, 2016

Despite a strong defensive effort led by pitcher Justin Hull (‘16), who had six strikeouts and pitched a complete game, the Vikings fell short of the Los Altos Eagles 1-0 in today’s matchup. Both teams started slow on the bats, but the Eagles quickly changed that. In the second inning Los Altos ...

Girls’ water polo secures a win against Los Altos, beating the Eagles 3-2

Katie Francis ('16) scores a 5-meter penalty shot against Los Altos. Francis scored the third and final goal of the game, giving the Vikings the victory over the Eagles.

Alex Murray and Michael Pappas

October 2, 2014

The Palo Alto girls’ water polo team pulled off a comeback Thursday afternoon, beating the Los Altos Eagles 3-2. It was a game of two halves for Palo Alto who, after going into halftime down a goal, was able to score 3 goals and secure the victory. With the win, the Lady Vikes moved into third place...

Boys’ Water Polo falls to Los Altos, 12-11

OCT. 23, 2012 Sam Kelley ('14) fires against the Los Altos Eagles goalie in over time of the Senior Night game. The Vikings lost 11-12.

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

October 23, 2012

On a chilly Tuesday evening under the pool lights, the Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity water polo team fell short to Los Altos, 12-11 in overtime. The stands were filled with parents, cheerleaders and fellow Paly students, who came out to support the six seniors in their last home game. From...

Girls’ water polo season preview

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

September 4, 2012

After advancing to the second round of the Central Coast Section Championships (CCS) last year, the girls’ water polo team hopes to improve on a 9-6 league record and to reappear at CCS. With the loss of leading scorers Shannon Scheel (‘12) and Stanford recruit Skylar Dorosin (‘12), the team lo...

Los Altos ties series in SCVAL Finals

Kevin Kannappan ('12) pitches against Los Altos in second game of SCVAL Finals.  Kannappan had three strike outs in the ball game.

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer

May 10, 2012

The Palo Alto High School baseball team lost to Los Altos, 2-4, away at Los Altos, tying the three game series in the SCVAL De Anza Division Finals.  The Vikings struggled to get hits, but managed to score two runs before the Eagles took over. For the first three innings, the Vikings controlled the...

Baseball wins first game against Los Altos in SCVAL championship, 6-2

Alec Wong ('12) is up to bat. Wong had one run for the Vikings.

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer

May 9, 2012

The Palo Alto High School baseball team beat Los Altos 6-2, Tuesday afternoon to take the lead in the three game series for the SCVAL championship.  The Vikings took the lead in the first inning, when they scored their first two runs. In the bottom of the fourth they started a rally and scored three...

Gymnastics starts out with a one-girl show in SF (Brief)

Gymnastics starts out with a one-girl show in SF (Brief)

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

April 18, 2012

In their first meet of their third season, Paly gymnastics was only able to send out one competitor, Sarah Miller ('12), onto the floor competing at the varsity level. Sophie Jorasch ('12), the team's other varsity girl, did not participate due to a sprained ankle sustained during practice. Miller...

Paly boys’ track and field beats Los Altos, 70-52

Paly boys' track and field beats Los Altos, 70-52

Nora Rosati, Staff writer

March 22, 2012

Paly boys’ track and field beat Los Altos high school 70-52 this Thursday at the Los Altos field on a windy afternoon. The Vikings had a discouraging start with a disqualification for a lane technicality in the 4x100 meter relay. This resulted in a five point deficit for Paly. “We made  a lot of ...

Softball loses to Los Altos, 12-1

Softball loses to Los Altos, 12-1

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

Paly softball (0-0-0, 1-3-0) fell to Los Altos high school (0-0-0, 2-1-0) in a preseason match on Mar. 7. The Lady Vikes gave up seven runs in the second inning to make the large gap. As the home team, the Vikings took the field with Julia Saul (‘14) pitching while the Eagles started at bat. With...

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