The Viking Magazine

Brief: girls’ water polo falls to Leland in second round of CCS

Annie Susco, Staff Writer

November 14, 2011

Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo fell to Leland High School 12-6 on Saturday, Nov. 12 in the second round of the Central Coast Section playoffs. Paly’s defense was no match for Leland’s speed on the counter attack. In just the first quarter Paly trailed 5-1; their only goal was scored...

Paly varsity boys’ water polo falls to rival Gunn 3-5

Seniors Daniel Armitano, Ethan Mellberg, Peter Rockhold, and Aaron Zelinger stand before the Paly pool together on their senior night.

Sapir Forenzar and Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writer

October 26, 2011

Palo Alto High School’s boys’ water polo team fell to rival Gunn High School 3-5 on Senior Night, Thursday Oct. 25 at a home. The Vikings got off to a good start when co-captain Peter Rockhold (‘12) scored the first goal with four minutes remaining in the first quarter. Gunn was quick to answer Rockhold’s ...

Paly girls’ water polo defeats Monta Vista 14-2

Paly girls’ water polo defeats Monta Vista 14-2

Annie Susco, Staff Writer

October 13, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team beat Monta Vista High School 14-2 at home on Thursday, October 13. The Vikings' started off strong scoring five points in the first quarter alone. Co-captain Skylar Dorosin ('12) scored all of the Vikings' points in the first quarter and finished th...

Don’t Stress…Just Shwam!

Don't Stress...Just Shwam!

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

October 2, 2011

To say this week has been stressful is an extreme understatement. I am sure the rest of my peers would concur that based on this past week of school, it has come to the attention of everyone that HEY, school isn’t easy anymore and there is next to no time to relax. Well, I’ve also had the pleasure...

Boys varsity water polo falls to rival Los Altos 9-8

Boys varsity water polo falls to rival Los Altos 9-8

Sammy Solomon and Michael Strong, Staff Writers

September 28, 2011

The Palo Alto High School’s varsity boys’ water polo team lost to rival Los Altos 9-8, for its first loss of the season. Paly got off to a quick start, with a goal from Will Conner (‘14), but, the Eagles of Los Altos came right back with two goals by Matthew Orton (‘12) to give Los Altos a...

Column: Keep On Fighting (But Watch Out For Sharks!)

Column: Keep On Fighting (But Watch Out For Sharks!)

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

September 25, 2011

Week five of column writing and I’m still going strong. Some non-believers thought I’d never make it this far. Sometimes I thought that myself. But hey, here we are! And I’m glad. My columns keep me sane between the stress of college essays, my Shanmom-ness and wild family escapades. And if you...

Profile: Freshmen waterpolo player Nelson Perla-Ward

Sphir Frozenfar, Staff Writer

September 11, 2011

Every year a new group of young athletes walk into Palo Alto High School, aspiring to prove their athletic talent in tryouts for various Paly teams.  Fresh out of Jordan Middle School, Nelson Perla-Ward (16’) is one of those kids.  He stepped  into high school and has already become the new addition...

Column: morning glory

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer

September 6, 2011

As the saying goes: “give the people what they want.”  And here it is, week two of nonstop Shan sports coverage. Now I know you haters gonn’ hate and that’s fine, just stop reading and click that handy little “x” in the top corner. But to all my true and loyal readers, this one’s for you...

Boys’ water polo defeats Gunn High School, 10-5

Marina Foley, Staff Writer

March 24, 2011

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys’ water polo team defeated Gunn High School 10-5 Thursday night in Paly's pool, winning its 10th game of league play. Big crowds showed up with signs and flowers Thursday night for Senior Night. To make the game even more interesting, it was against Paly’s...

Boys’ water polo loses to Loyola High School, 22-6

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer

March 16, 2011

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys’ water polo team lost to top-ranked Loyola High School 22-6 this Friday at Paly in the North vs. South Challenge tournament. The Loyola Cubs are ranked first in the Mission League in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section and are...

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