Paly boys’ lacrosse clobbers Saratoga 16-5

Paly boys’ lacrosse clobbers Saratoga 16-5

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
March 18, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse obliterated the Saratoga Falcons with a score of 16-5. This substantial lead included hat tricks by several Vikings on the field. The Vikings started off the first period strong with an early goal by Hayden Libbey (‘17) thanks to an assist by Matthew Seligson (‘16) in the... Read more »

Keep your head in the game

Keep your head in the game

Kylie Callan and Bryn Carlson
February 11, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Features, Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball, Water Polo - Boys

One in five high school athletes will sustain a sports concussion during their season. At a school like Paly, where a large part of the student body is involved in athletics, this fact can create a big problem that includes the students, their families, their teachers and the administration. A concussion... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse drops SCVAL semifinals to Menlo Atherton

Boys’ lacrosse drops SCVAL semifinals to Menlo Atherton

Julia Saul
May 15, 2014
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

After a rough battle between Palo Alto and Menlo Atherton on Wednesday night, Palo Alto was unable to score in the last quarter and lost to Menlo Atherton 10-11. The loss meant the end of the Vikes’ season. The game started out on a strong note for Paly when Zach Levitan (‘15) scored the first... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer
April 25, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

After an intense battle in heavy wind and rain, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team triumphed over Menlo Atherton 5-4 on Friday night. Paly started off the game strong, immediately grabbing the lead with goals by Tully McCallister (’14) and Matt Seligson (’16). Menlo Atherton’s offense could not... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse just clutches 11-6 win against the Los Altos Eagles

Ami Drez, News Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto boy's lacrosse team started off strong in the first half and maintained their lead with a final score of 11-6. The Vikings came into the first quarter ready to dominate, with two goals by Wayland Chiu ('14) and Matt Seligson ('16). Los Altos rallied back and put one at the back of the... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse crushes Burlingame, 15-1

Boys’ lacrosse crushes Burlingame, 15-1

Clara Harrington
April 11, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

In a blowout game, the boys’ lacrosse team trounced Burlingame High School 15-1 at home. “We were real pissed off about this past Tuesday against Sacred Heart,” coach DJ Shelton said. “We were inspired and wanted to come out and show everyone what we’re capable... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Bella Vista, 8-6

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Bella Vista, 8-6

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer
March 9, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The boys’ lacrosse team was defeated 8-6 by Bella Vista on Saturday in a close battle into the last few minutes. In the first quarter, the Vikings trailed behind Bella Vista despite multiple saves by Quintin Valenti (’16). Bella Vista scored two goals early on, but the Vikes were able to tie the... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse triumphs over Archbishop Mitty, 16-5

Boys’ lacrosse triumphs over Archbishop Mitty, 16-5

Julia Saul, Design Editor
March 5, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

In their second game of the season, the boys’ lacrosse team triumphed over Archbishop Mitty 16-5. The game started out slow for the Vikings when Mitty scored the first two goals. However, Paly fought back, responding with a goal by Jordan Gans (‘14). Mitty scored one more goal to... Read more »

Brief: Boy’s lacrosse falls to SHP in CCS semi-finals

Tara Lawrence
May 8, 2013
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Vikes suffered a hard loss to Sacred Heart Prep today, finishing the CCS semi-final game with a score of 6-18. This loss signaled the team's elimination CCS and their  final game of the season. Despite multiple shots on goal in the first half, the Vikings could not get the ball past SHP's goalie... Read more »

East vs. West

East vs. West

James Harrison
April 26, 2013
Filed under Features, Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

Winning three consecutive playoff games by one goal and going on to win the championship in any sport is a tough feat, regardless of level. Doing so in the first season of a team’s existence is even harder. Nevertheless, the Palo Alto boy’s lacrosse team did this just four years ago as Paly’s newest... Read more »