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Girls Water Polo Looks to the Future After Loss to Mountain View 8-7

Girls Water Polo Looks to the Future After Loss to Mountain View 8-7

Zach Phillips, Webmaster/Design Director

September 12, 2018

Girls varsity water polo was beaten by Mountain View 8-7 in a thriller league game Tuesday at the Paly pool. The deck was wet, the sky clear, and the stands loud when the water polo game started, at 3:30pm. Chesnie Chung (‘20) was able to win the first sprint, and secure the first possession for...

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

The Palo Alto High School’s varsity boys’ tennis team lost to Sacred Heart Prep 5-2 at Paly on Wednesday. The Vikings only won two of the eight matches they played. Shiv Matta (‘16) easily won his first set 6-1, and due to injury, only played the single set. Adrian Smith (‘17) also easily...

History in the Making

Lauren Koyama ('17) dribbles in last year's game against the Titans.

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

January 8, 2016

Tonight marks a huge night in the Gunn-Paly extensive rivalry: Basketball Quad Night. All four teams (junior varsity boys and girls followed by varsity boys and girls) will compete against each other at Gunn’s Titan Gym. Girls varsity kicks off at 6:15 followed by the boys game at 7:45. If you are...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Jordan Gans ('14) falls to the ground after scoring a goal. Although he lay on the ground for a few minutes complaining of minor injuries, he continued to play for the rest of the game.

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

After an intense battle in heavy wind and rain, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team triumphed over Menlo Atherton 5-4 on Friday night. Paly started off the game strong, immediately grabbing the lead with goals by Tully McCallister (’14) and Matt Seligson (’16). Menlo Atherton’s offense could not...

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Maya Lathi ('17) scores a free throw for the Vikings. The Vikes went on to claim the game 68-31.

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013

The Palo Alto High School Girls’ basketball team dominated Wesley College 68-31 in Vikings territory on Tuesday evening. The Vikings’ strong offensive side contributed to the constant lead they maintained throughout the game. In the first quarter, the Lady Vikes immediately grabbed a lead of seven...

Girls’ varsity soccer undefeated in league with another easy win

Alys Olmstead ('16) prepares for a header against her opponent as the ball nears. Olmstead and other attackers dominated the field scoring six goals.

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

January 16, 2013

The Paly girls’ varsity soccer team had yet another successful defeat this Wednesday at the Paly home turf. The lady Vikes beat Milpitas 6-1, leaving them undefeated in their league. Overall, the Vikings are satisfied with their win, h0wever, Coach Seedman believes that the girls' didn't play to...

Bump, set, dance? Girls’ volleyball teams perform flash mob

Bump, set, dance? Girls' volleyball teams perform flash mob

Sam Borsos, Managing Editor

September 7, 2011

Whether it's the girls' volleyball team suiting up as ninjas or the boys' basketball team keeping it classy with ties and collared shirts, it is not unusual to see a sports team at Palo Alto High School rock bold attire on game day. But today was a little different. The girls' varsity, junior varsity...

Paly baseball beats Monta Vista in first round of CCS

Paly baseball beats Monta Vista in first round of CCS

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor

May 18, 2011

Palo Alto Baseball (24-9) put up strong play against the Monta Vista Matadores (15-11) in its first round of the CCS tournament on May 18, 2011, 10-2, earning a spot in the next round against Homestead. The Vikings sent pitcher Graham Marchant (’11) to the mound at the beginning of the game where...

Girls’ cross-country places 13th at Stanford Invitational

Charlie Kelsey

March 11, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls' cross-country team battled through the high temperatures and blazing sunlight on the Stanford golf course to finish 13th at the Stanford Invitational this weekend. Susan Heinselman ('11) captured the lead spot for the Lady Vikes at 38th overall, completing the five...

Girls’ water polo advances to second round of CCS

Mira Ahmad and Emy Kelty, Staff Writer

November 12, 2010

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team (14-11) defeated Santa Teresa High School (12-15), 10-2, Wednesday night at the Paly pool in the first round of Central Coast Section playoffs. Driver Skylar Dorosin (’12) opened the game by scoring her first goal within 30 seconds. Her team...

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