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A Typical Boys’ Water Polo Practice

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

November 14, 2012

This video is a typical Palo Alto boys' varsity water polo practice. It takes you through the team's warm-up, shooting drills, scrimmages, and chalk talk. Filmed and edited by Ami Drez

Vikings drop 56 points in win over Mountain View

Vikings drop 56 points in win over Mountain View

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012

Paly football brought an offensive show to Spartan Stadium on Friday afternoon, winning 56-28 and advancing to 7-2 (6-1 league) in a game where Justin Gates Mouton ('13) recorded three touchdowns and Matt Tolbert reached 1,000 yards on the season. On the opening kickoff, Justin Gates-Mouton returned ...

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...

Volleyball snaps Gunn’s win streak, clinches share of league title

Volleyball snaps Gunn’s win streak, clinches share of league title

Colin Patterson and James Harrison

November 1, 2012

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team swept Gunn on Senior Night.  The Vikings won 25-17, 25-19 and 25-18 to end the Titans' five game win streak and bring the Vikes to a 12-2 league record. Gunn struck first by jumping out to an early 5-1 lead.  The Vikings trailed the Titans but an offensive...

Vikings silence the Los Gatos Wildcats in 25-7 blowout

Vikings silence the Los Gatos Wildcats in 25-7 blowout

Josh Stern, Staff Writer

October 19, 2012

With defensive-minded San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh in the stands, the Paly football team (5-2-0) romped rival Los Gatos (4-3-0) 25-7, behind a stout showing from its defense. The Vikings were the first to put points on the board when running back Matt Tolbert (’13) dashed down the side...

Boys’ water polo defeats Monta Vista, 12-8

Boys’ water polo defeats Monta Vista, 12-8

September 20, 2012

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity water polo team defeated Monta Vista High School 12-8 this afternoon in the Paly pool. Freshman Andrew Cho ('16)  scored the first goal of game towards the end of the first quarter, pushing the Vikings in the right direction. Shortly after, captain Bret Pinsker...

Paly defeats rival Gunn in three straight sets

Paly defeats rival Gunn in three straight sets

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer

September 19, 2012

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team (11-3-0) continued its undefeated season by winning all three games against cross-town rival Gunn High School. Head coach Dave Winn was pleased with the win against the Titans. The Lady Vikes dominated the first two sets and then finished with a close victory...

Football drops home opener to Archbishop Mitty, 27-28

Football drops home opener to Archbishop Mitty, 27-28

Zach Rizk, Josh Stern, Staff Writers

September 14, 2012

The Vikings opened up their first home game of the 2012 season with a 27-28 loss to Archbishop Mitty high school. After Mitty scored the night’s first touchdown, Paly responded with a short touchdown run from running back Matt Tolbert (‘13), after defensive back Andrew Frick ('14) recovered a secon...

Girls’ water polo drops heartbreaker to Los Gatos, 5-4

Girls’ water polo drops heartbreaker to Los Gatos, 5-4

Spencer Drazovich, Managing Editor

September 13, 2012

The Paly girls’ water polo team lost to the Los Gatos Wildcats tonight by a score of 5-4. The game was a tale of two halves for the Lady Vikes as they fell behind early but clawed their way back into the game in the second half. An injury to starting goalie Maddie Kinnaman ('15) forced Paly to use...

Paly sports back in action

Paly sports back in action

Spencer Drazovich, News Editor

August 22, 2012

As mid-August rolls around Paly's fall sports are officially in full swing. A large crop of new freshman athletes bolster young rosters and give Paly sports fans hope for continued success in coming years. However, for the 2012 season expectations have never been so high for many teams. With the introduction...

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