The Viking Magazine

Paly boys’ water polo drops SCVAL championship 9-5 to Gunn Titans

Lucas Novak ('15) opens up for a pass. Novak scored twice for the Vikings in the SCVAL championship game.

Zoe Bhargava and Paige Bara

November 10, 2013

Saturday night, the Paly Vikes took on the Gunn Titans in the SCVAL championship game. Despite a fourth quarter comeback, the Vikings lost 9-5 to the Titans. “The first three quarters were pretty rough, we came out kind of slow,” Lucas Novak (’15) said. “In the last quarter we saw a lot of...

Boys’ water polo triumphs over Mountain View 7-5 in second round of SCVAL

Winston Rosati ('16) looks to shoot. Rosati put up three goals to help the Vikes beat the Spartans 7-5.

Zoe Bhargava and Paige Bara

November 9, 2013

Paly boys’ water polo defeated the Mountain View Spartans 7-5 on Friday at home in the second round of the SCVAL tournament. Late in the season, the Vikings have found the experience from each game has helped them become a strong team leading into this league tournament. “The more games we...

Boys’ water polo triumphs over Lynbrook 14-10

Will Mendenhall (‘14) winds up to shoot against the Lynbrook Vikings. Mendenhall scored the final goal of the game.

Paige Bara and Clara Harrington

October 16, 2013

This Tuesday afternoon Boys’ water polo triumphed against the Lynbrook Vikings, 14-10. As Paly continues on with leagues, they are preparing for upcoming games as well as CCS. “We beat [Lynbrook] by a lot the first time in leagues, so I was hoping we would come out and do the same thing,” Kia...

One hell of a week

The girls' water polo team swims at their regular season morning practice. They had 5:30 a.m. practices during hell week.

Zoe Bhargava and Priscilla Bell

October 4, 2013

As fall sports at Paly begin their seasons, players grumble about setting early alarms on the weekend, having to be at school twice in one day and running countless laps around the track. This is hell week - the return to school sports from an easy summer. It works to get players into shape so they can...

Earning their stripes

Local Palo Alto referees gives a call in a Paly home football home game.

AnneMarie Drez and Josh Stern

December 15, 2012

Coming into the fourth quarter down 9-7 to the league-leading Mountain View Spartans, the Paly boys’ water polo team was on the verge of working its way back into a close game on Sept. 18. The Vikings scored to make the score 9-8 in the last few minutes, cutting the Spartan lead to one. The two...

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