Girls’ Water Polo season ends at CCS against Leland

Girls’ Water Polo season ends at CCS against Leland

Samuel Desré, News Editor
November 18, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Girls’ Water Polo lost to Leland High School 12-5, in the semifinals of the Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament at Gunn High School. The game started out well for the Vikings with a great shot by sophomore Sabrina Hall followed by a goal of senior Alina Drebin. Lealand tied the game up with only... Read more »

Girls Water Polo wins close contest 6-5 against Gunn

Girls Water Polo wins close contest 6-5 against Gunn

Steven Marinkovich and Ben Cleasby
September 24, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Lady Vikes took down crosstown rivals Gunn 6-5 on Thursday evening at Gunn High School. The game started out fast as Gunn took a 2-0 lead three minutes into the first quarter.  A surge from the Vikings, that included two goals from Gigi Rojahn (‘16) saw them take a 3-2 lead going into the second... Read more »

Paly Girls Water Polo Defeat Lynbrook in League Opener, 9-3

Paly Girls Water Polo Defeat Lynbrook in League Opener, 9-3

Ben Cleasby and Ethan Stern
September 16, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Palys girls water polo team triumphed over Lynbrook 9-3 in their first league home game held at Gunn High School. Paly started the game off with strong defensive play by holding Lynbrook to two goals at the half. The offense was led by Gigi Rojahn (‘16) who had three goals giving the team a 4-2... Read more »

Girls water polo preview

Girls water polo preview

Quinn Knoblock , Staff Writer
September 8, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

As the fall season comes upon us, there are many new things to expect from upcoming sports. With the Paly gym and pool under construction, many fall sports are relocating their practices and home games to Gunn High School, including... Read more »

Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor
May 29, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Featured Athlete, Paly Athletic Awards, Softball, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

  Sophie Frick (‘18) stepped foot on the Palo Alto High School campus with a pre-determined expectation to be a talented athlete. With two older siblings, Andrew Frick (‘14) who played football, lacrosse and wrestling then went on to play football in college, and Madeline Frick (‘17) who... Read more »

Girls’ water polo triumphs 9-8 over Carlmont

Girls’ water polo triumphs 9-8 over Carlmont

Paige Bara and Meredith Kinnaman
November 13, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto girls' water polo team defeated Carlmont 9-8 in CCS semi-finals on thursday under the Paly pool lights. The Lady Vikes started the game off strong as Gigi Rojhan (’16) won first sprint. Soon after Joanna Falla (’17) blocked the Scotts' first shot of the game. After a string of fouls... Read more »

Girls’ water polo sustains tough loss to Gunn on senior night

Girls’ water polo sustains tough loss to Gunn on senior night

Isaac Kasevich, Staff Writer
November 12, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls' water polo team fell to the Gunn Titans 7-2 at Paly on Thursday’s senior night. The Titans were first to score with 5:32 to play in the first quarter, and scored again in the second quarter. Katie Francis (‘16) scored with 1:35 to go in the half bringing the score... Read more »

Girls’ water polo wins 12-7 against Woodside in first round of CCS

Girls’ water polo wins 12-7 against Woodside in first round of CCS

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
November 11, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Girls’ water polo triumphed over Woodside in the first round of CCS, finishing the game 12-7. “There was a lot of energy in the game, and we were able to make plays which led to goals,” Katie Francis (‘16) said. “We kept pushing throughout the entire game.” Although the Wildcats had... Read more »

Girls water polo shuts down Mountain View 7-4

Girls water polo shuts down Mountain View 7-4

Meredith Kinnaman and Paige Bara
October 21, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The girls’ water polo added another win to their now 6-7 record following their defeat over Mountain View, 7-4. “I thought the team did really well all of our shots were good and same with our counters” Katie Francis (‘16) The Vikings came out strong in the first three minutes with a quick... Read more »

Girls’ water polo bounces back, wins 7-2 against Homestead

Girls’ water polo bounces back, wins 7-2 against Homestead

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
October 12, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

After falling to Gunn on Tuesday, girls’ water polo dominated against Homestead and won 7-2. “I think we had really good communication today,” Katie Francis (‘16) said. “We were seeing everyone in the counters and when the set was open.” The game started off strong for the Vikings,... Read more »