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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...

Earning their stripes

Earning their stripes

AnneMarie Drez and Josh Stern

December 15, 2012

Coming into the fourth quarter down 9-7 to the league-leading Mountain View Spartans, the Paly boys’ water polo team was on the verge of working its way back into a close game on Sept. 18. The Vikings scored to make the score 9-8 in the last few minutes, cutting the Spartan lead to one. The two...

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

From the Eyes of the Girls’ Water Polo Goalie

Annie Susco, Video Editor

November 9, 2012

Viking placed their GoPro camera on the head of the girls' water polo goalie, Abby Bromberg, during a water polo shooting drill. This video is a few clips of the film we got. It let's you see what a water polo practice looks like from the eyes of the goalie.

Boys’ water polo defeats Los Gatos 14-6 in first round of CCS

Boys’ water polo defeats Los Gatos 14-6 in first round of CCS

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012

On a chilly November evening under the home lights at Nort Thorton Memorial Pool, the Paly boys’ water polo team dominated Los Gatos High School 14-6  in the first round of the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoff tournament. The eighth-seeded Vikings knocked the ninth-seeded Wildcats out of the playoffs...

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 Senior Night Ceremony

Annie Susco, Video Editor

October 24, 2012

The Palo Alto High School Girls' Water Polo team celebrated their senior night October 23rd at Paly's own pool. The girls started off the evening by beating Los Altos 8-6 and then finished things by celebrating their five seniors, Abby Bromberg, Abby Kinnaman, Kelly Stern, Martine Leclerc, and Quitterie...

Boys’ Water Polo falls to Los Altos, 12-11

Boys’ Water Polo falls to Los Altos, 12-11

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

October 23, 2012

On a chilly Tuesday evening under the pool lights, the Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity water polo team fell short to Los Altos, 12-11 in overtime. The stands were filled with parents, cheerleaders and fellow Paly students, who came out to support the six seniors in their last home game. From...

The big three

The big three

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012

It is not a difficult task to determine when it is game day for the boys’ varsity water polo team. Matching sun hats can be seen dispersed around the quad with sun-bleached hair peeking out under the brims and green polos donned by all the players. The unified front the team exhibits can be attributed...

A Day in the Life of Quinn Rockwell

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

October 5, 2012

The typical Tuesday of Palo Alto High School's water polo star Quinn Rockwell ('13). This video follows Rockwell from driving to school in the morning, to his pregame meal at Kirk's Burgers, and finally his water polo game versus Homestead High School.

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