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

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, was able to score 3 goals and secure the victory. With the win, the Lady Vikes moved into third place...

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

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 loss of key senior players Hannah Bundy (‘14) and  Emma Wolfe (‘14) the team looks to new players...

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

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 previous meeting of the two teams almost exactly a month earlier. Both games resulted in an 8-4 Los...

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

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 differently,” captain Emma Wolfe (‘14) said. “I think we really played as a team and we were ...

One hell of a 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 week - the return to school sports from an easy summer. It works to get players into shape so they can...

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

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 and scored the first goal of the quarter. The first goal was followed by a missed shots from both Tit...

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

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 to tie it up but the Haymakers came right back to score the game winning goal taking the 9-8 victory. Defense...

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 an early lead and never looked back. Emma Wolfe ('14) put the first points on the board for the Vikings...

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) had stand out games to lead the Vikings to an emotional victory. The game started out fast paced....

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 came off to a hot start, scoring in the opening minute. Wilcox had many more opportunities to score...

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