Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Samuel Desré and Reuben Kramer
May 14, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

On Wednesday night, Paly girls’ lacrosse overcame the Saratoga High School Falcons 16-10 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinals. The Vikings were off to a strong start after Maya Benatar (‘16) won the first three drews and Claire Chevalier (‘15) and Benatar each scored... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse annihilates Mountain View 16-2 on senior night

Girls’ lacrosse annihilates Mountain View 16-2 on senior night

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
May 6, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

On its senior night, girls’ lacrosse trounced Mountain View with a final score of 16-2. “I think we did a really good job with transitions, moving the ball around and not forcing it, and waiting for the open shot,” Lauren Gargiulo (‘15) said. The game started off strong for Paly, with fast... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse abolishes Pioneer 16-0

Girls’ lacrosse abolishes Pioneer 16-0

Maddie Kinnaman and Sheila Subramanian
May 1, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto girls’ lacrosse team dominated against the Pioneer Mustangs on Thursday at home. The Vikings defeated the Mustangs 16-0. The game started off with the Vikings taking the clear lead, a lead that they maintained throughout the game. Memorable shots from the Vikings included goals by... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse dominates over Leland chargers 21-9

Girls’ lacrosse dominates over Leland chargers 21-9

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team dominated the Leland Chargers 21-9 on Tuesday, April 28th at home. The Vikings are 1st in their league. Maya Benatar (‘16) believes the team got off to a slow start in the first half. “I definitely think it was a rough start, we lost a lot of draws and missed a of... Read more »

Girls’ Lacrosse soars above the Falcons to take the win 15-6

Girls’ Lacrosse soars above the Falcons to take the win 15-6

Anna Dukovic and Hayley Poore
March 17, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikings crushed the Saratoga Falcons 15-6 at home on Tuesday night. The game started rapidly with a goal from Allie Peery (‘15) for the Vikings in the first two minutes. Saratoga was quick to follow, scoring a goal less than two minutes after that. Paly took the lead once again after scoring three... 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 »

True passion

Kylie Callan and Reuben Kramer
December 12, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Basketball - Girls, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Soccer - Boys, Soccer - Girls, Softball, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball

Shawn Johnson began gymnastics at the age of three. Ryan Lochte first learned to swim at age five. Abby Wambach dribbled her first soccer ball at the age of four. Since then, they have spent innumerable hours working towards greatness. Their efforts have earned them a place in history. Their names have... Read more »

Girls’ Lacrosse secures SCVAL championship over Saratoga 15-13

Girls’ Lacrosse secures SCVAL championship over Saratoga 15-13

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
May 18, 2014
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

On Saturday morning, the girls’ lacrosse team defeated the Saratoga Falcons in the SCVAL (Santa Clara Valley Athletic League) finals, clinching the coveted league championship for Paly for the first time since 2010. Saratoga came out strong during the first half, earning three goals early on before... Read more »

Lady Vikes crush Leland 19-5 in first round of SCVAL

Zoe Bhargava and Alex Murray
May 12, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

On Monday night, Paly girls’ lacrosse dominated over the Leland High School Chargers in the first round of Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) playoffs. It was a spirited offensive performance from the Lady Vikes, with Allie Peery (‘15) leading the way with eight of her team’s goals. Peery... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse prevails over Los Gatos 16-8 on Senior Night

Girls’ lacrosse prevails over Los Gatos 16-8 on Senior Night

Zoe Bhargava, Editor-in-Chief
May 10, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Friday Night, the Paly girls' lacrosse team honored its seniors in one of their last home games of the season as they triumphed over Los Gatos 16-8. "I think we did really well, it was really fun playing with the seniors at a home game with a big crowd," Allie Peery ('15) said. The game started... Read more »