The Viking Magazine

Girls’ water polo handles Lynbrook

Spencer Drazovich, Managing Editor

September 24, 2012

The Paly girls’ water polo team defeated Lynbrook tonight by a score of 10-3. Defense was the name of the game for the Vikings, anchored by a strong performance by goalie Abby Bromberg ('13). Paly struck first with a goal by Emma Wolfe ('14). The defense held strong for most of the quarter. Bromberg...

Boys’ water polo defeats Monta Vista, 12-8

Bret Pinsker ('13) winds up for a shot

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...

Boys’ waterpolo defeats Monta Vista, 12-8

Bret Pinsker ('13) winds up for a shot.

Annemarie Drez, Staff writer

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 Pinsk...

Brief: Girls’ water polo defeats Wilcox 15-7

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

September 19, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team defeated Wilcox High School 15-7 on Tuesday afternoon. The Vikings scored early in the game and did not look back. Emma Wolfe (‘14) scored 15 seconds into the match to give the Lady Vikes an early lead. The Vikings continued their momentum throughout ...

Brief: boys’ water polo team falls to Mountain View, 10-8

AnneMarie Drez, Staff Writer

September 18, 2012

The boys' varsity water polo team fell to Mountain View High School in a close game, 10-8 this Tuesday at Mountain View. The two teams were neck and neck for all four quarters, with the Spartan's continuously holding a narrow lead against Paly. In the 4th quarter, the Vikings were down 8-9,...

Girls’ water polo season preview

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

September 4, 2012

After advancing to the second round of the Central Coast Section Championships (CCS) last year, the girls’ water polo team hopes to improve on a 9-6 league record and to reappear at CCS. With the loss of leading scorers Shannon Scheel (‘12) and Stanford recruit Skylar Dorosin (‘12), the team lo...

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...

Palo Alto boys’ water polo searches for new coach

Palo Alto boys' water polo searches for new coach

Emma Beckstrom and Jonny Glazier, Staff Writers

December 16, 2011

Palo Alto High School's athletic director Earl Hansen is currently accepting applications for coaching postions for both the varsity and junior varsity boys' water polo teams. It was announced Mon. Nov. 21 that neither head Coach Giovanni Napolitano nor the rest of the coaching staff will be returnin...

Swim Dog, Swim!

Marina Foley, Blogger

November 20, 2011

When I look at my dog Bebe, we have nothing in common. She looks up at me with her puppy eyes, but I've seen cuter. To say I'm not an animal person would be an understatement. It's not that I have a problem with them, I just refuse to stop my routine to give her a daily dose of rubs and kisses. When we first got Be...

Team Moms

Nina Kelty, Staff Writer

November 16, 2011

Theresa Anderson watches from the stands as the Paly football team takes the field.  She blends in with the rest of the crowd, but her contribution to the team is more than most. The night before, she was one of a few Palo Alto High School football moms orchestrating another weekly team dinner.  Afte...

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