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Swimming snags win over Monta Vista

Swimming snags win over Monta Vista

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

April 26, 2012

Both boys' and girls' swimming recaptured their season momentum beating Monta Vista 90-79 and 123-63, respectively. After a disappointing loss to cross-town rival Gunn last week that ended their season-long winning streak, the girls got right back on track, securing their last win with the largest...

Swimming defeats Menlo 126.5-46.5

Swimming defeats Menlo 126.5-46.5

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor

February 28, 2012

Palo Alto High School swimming dominated Menlo 126.5-46.5 in a dual meet with strong finishes by both the JV and varsity teams. The Vikings had some events, like the varsity girls’200 medley relay and the JV girls’ 500 free to themselves, and others in which Paly’s athletes greatly outnumbered Men...

Brief: girls’ water polo falls to Leland in second round of CCS

Annie Susco, Staff Writer

November 14, 2011

Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo fell to Leland High School 12-6 on Saturday, Nov. 12 in the second round of the Central Coast Section playoffs. Paly’s defense was no match for Leland’s speed on the counter attack. In just the first quarter Paly trailed 5-1; their only goal was scored...

Paly girls’ water polo defeats Monta Vista 14-2

Paly girls’ water polo defeats Monta Vista 14-2

Annie Susco, Staff Writer

October 13, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team beat Monta Vista High School 14-2 at home on Thursday, October 13. The Vikings' started off strong scoring five points in the first quarter alone. Co-captain Skylar Dorosin ('12) scored all of the Vikings' points in the first quarter and finished th...

Shaving In Sports

Shaving In Sports

Scotty Bara and Sapir Frozenfar, Staff Writers

October 10, 2011

To shave or not to shave? That is the real question. The physics behind shaving suggest that the drag is decreased. Can shaving really increase the speed of a swimmer? Athletes are concerned with improving their game anyway they can. With all the training, could shaving really be the secret for success? In...

Paly girls’ water polo defeats Castilleja 12-2

Nina Kelty, Staff Writer

September 22, 2011

Palo Alto High School’s girls’ water polo team upset local rival Castilleja High School 12-2 at home on Wednesday, September 21. All four quarters the Lady Vikes won possession of the starting sprint.  Emma Wolfe (’14) scored her first of two goals 30 seconds into the game. Wolfe’s go...

Column: Head Games

Column: Head Games

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer

August 28, 2011

I walk out onto the quad, parting the early morning mist with each of my awkwardly swaggering steps. My eyes have the powers of Ryan Reynolds in Green Lantern due to the fact that the camo jacket I’m sporting highlights their vibrant hue. Faces of all shapes and sizes observe the spectacle of my no...

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