Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

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.

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

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,...

Girls water polo prepares for an upcoming season.  The Lady Vikes lost two seniors last year.

Preview: Girls’ water polo has high hopes for upcoming season

Paige Anderson, Staff Writer September 5, 2014

After falling short of advancing to the Central Section Championships (CCS) last year with a league record of 4-12, the girls’ water polo team hopes to improve and make it to CCS this year. With the...

Emma Wolfe (14) looks to shoot against Los Altos. The Vikings fell 8-4 Thursday night in the first round of the SCVAL tournament.

Girls’ water polo loses 8-4 to Los Altos in SCVAL

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer November 7, 2013

The Paly girls’ water polo team fell 8-4 to the Los Altos Eagles in the first round of the SCVAL tournament at Gunn High School Thursday night. The game looked eerily similar statistics wise to the...

Tess van Hulsen (15) scores on a breakaway. Van Hulsen finished with five goals in the Paly loss.

Girls’ water polo falls 9-6 despite fourth quarter comeback

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer October 17, 2013

Despite a fourth quarter rally, the Paly girls’ water polo team fell 9-6 to Los Gatos this Thursday afternoon, dropping to 6-3 on the season. “I think we played really well even though the score says...

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

One hell of a 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...

The Lady Vikes huddle up before their game against cross-town rival Gunn. This game was their first league game and also served as a foundation for improvement throughout the rest of the season.

Girls’ water polo drops league opener 13-1 to Gunn

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer September 17, 2013

The Paly girls’ water polo team fell 13-1 to cross-town rival Gunn in their first league game on Tuesday night. The Lady Vikes got off to a slow start in the first quarter as Gunn won the first sprint...

Emma Wolfe (14) fires at the San Benito goal during the first round of the CCS playoffs.

Girls’ water polo loses 9-8 to San Benito in first round of CCS

Chris Smith, Staff Writer November 7, 2012

On Tuesday evening with the season on the line, it was a battle to the bitter end but the Lady Vikes came up short as the Haymakers advanced. Katie Francis (‘15) scored with 23 seconds left in the game...

Girls’ water polo dominates first round of league tournament

Spencer Drazovich, News Editor November 1, 2012

The girls' water polo team demolished Wilcox this evening by a score of 15-3. This game marked the first step in their quest for a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League title. The Vikings jumped out to...

Girls Wopo defeats Los Altos 7-5

Girls’ Wopo defeats Los Altos 7-5

Chris Smith, Staff Writer October 23, 2012

The stands were completely full on senior night as the Lady Vikes took to the pool to take on league rival Los Altos High School. Senior Goaltender Abby Bromberg ('13) and attacker Martine LeClerc ('13)...

Girls water polo defeats Wilcox 8-5

Girls’ water polo defeats Wilcox 8-5

Chris Smith, Staff Writer October 11, 2012

On a cold wet Thursday night, the Lady Vikes took to the pool against league rival Wilcox High School. Tess Van Hulsen('14) led the way for the Vikings scoring four goals in the team's 8-4 win. Wilcox...

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