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Girls’ soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Girls’ soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Shannon Scheel, Michael Strong, Columnist, Staff Writer

February 1, 2012

The Palo Alto High School-Gunn High School rivalry clearly fired up both of the respective schools’ varsity girls’ soccer teams tonight on Paly’s El Camino field: after a fast-paced first half, Paly finished the game with a 3-1 victory, the same margin that the Titans had beaten the Vikings by...

Beneath the surface

Beneath the surface

Kevin Dukovic, Jacob Lauing, and Nora Rosati

November 18, 2011

“HE’S-A-WHITE-GUY! HE’S-A-WHITE-GUY!” a large block of seniors vehemently chanted after Holger Thorup (‘12) dunked during the gym rally on the fourth day of Spirit Week. The chant was directed at the junior class and its two African-American dunkers, E.J. Floreal (‘13) and Aubrey Dawkins...

Column: The awkward moment when…

Column: The awkward moment when…

Mira Ahmad, Managing Editor

October 20, 2011

At today’s Paly girls’ soccer meeting, the signup paper made its way around to me. Name? Pretty straightforward. Position? Outside defender- duh, it hasn’t been anything else since the third grade. Club? The awkward pause and the hovering pen. Club. I looked around at some of the girls who I have...

No “I” in team (or Sacramento)

No “I” in team (or Sacramento)

October 17, 2011

In 1849, Sacramento was not a state capital. California wasn’t even a state. At this point in time, Native Americans inhabited America’s wilderness and gold miners were exclaiming “Eureka!” at the tops of their lungs. (I apologize for that extended amount of background, but being the history...

Female Underclassman of the Year: Emy Kelty

Female Underclassman of the Year: Emy Kelty

Brandon Dukovic, Photo Editor

June 10, 2009

The ball drops on a badly timed pass and players swarm from all over the field to make the recovery, one player gets there first. With others still hustling to drop their sticks to the ground position, Emy Kelty (’12) swoops down and takes possession of the ball, creating yet another offensive opportunity...

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