Paly Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Defeats Rival Gunn in a Grueling 10-8 victory

Paly Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Defeats Rival Gunn in a Grueling 10-8 victory

Jacob Lauing, Michael Strong, Staff Writer
April 20, 2012
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls Varsity Lacrosse team beat cross-town rival Gunn High School, 10-8, tonight in a back and forth game at Paly. Due to a recently discovered Central Coast Section (CCS) technicality, the Lady Vikes were forced to forfeit six of their Santa Clara Valley Athletic League... Read more »

Paly girls’ lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Paly girls’ lacrosse forced to vacate six league victories

Austin Poore, Features Editor
April 20, 2012
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team found out Thursday that it will be forced to vacate six of its Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) wins this season as a result of a Central Coast Section (CCS) rules violation. The violation, which resulted from an unspecified administrative... Read more »

Silence in the Stands

Silence in the Stands

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer
April 20, 2012
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Top Stories

When varsity football and lacrosse player Gabe Landa (‘12) runs onto the football field the adrenaline and excitement kicks in as he sees students, parents and staff members in the stands.Four months later, as lacrosse starts, Landa runs onto the field and looks at the stands. They are almost empty.... Read more »

Boys’ vs. Girls’ Lacrosse

Boys’ vs. Girls’ Lacrosse

Jonny Glazier and Nina Kelty, Columnist and Design Editor
April 20, 2012
Filed under Columns, Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

Boys are Boss by Jonny Glazier In the history of sports, there have been some incredibly heated and fervently debated rivalries. Red Sox vs. Yankees, Duke vs. North Carolina, and Barcelona vs. Real Madrid to name a few.... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 12-3

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 12-3

Austin Poore, Staff Writer
March 31, 2012
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team beat Leland 12-3 under the lights at home last night with a shallow bench, overcoming the absences of several players. “It felt really good,” Kimmie Flather (‘12) said. “The win was great with two subs.” The Lady Vikes dominated the game... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Cherry Creek, 20-8

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Cherry Creek, 20-8

Sammy Solomon, Staff Writer
March 27, 2012
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team fell to Cherry Creek High School, 20-8 at home in an exhibition game. Cherry Creek, nine time Colorado state champions and named “Best in the West” by Lacrosse Magazine, traveled all the way from Colorado... Read more »

Girls Field Hockey holds demo to gain interest for potential Paly team

Charlie Kelsey, staff writer
June 2, 2011
Filed under Spring Sports

Today after school, members of the Stanford girls field hockey team performed a demo on the lacrosse field to raise interest for the sport of field hockey here at Paly.  It looks like field hockey will become a member of the Paly sports family in the coming years. "A lot of interest has been shown,... Read more »

Brief: Girls’ lacrosse eases past Saratoga on Senior Night

Brief: Girls’ lacrosse eases past Saratoga on Senior Night

Brennan Miller
May 5, 2011
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Senior Night at Palo Alto High School, the Lady Vikes girls’ lacrosse team cruised to any easy 12-4 victory over the Saratoga Falcons. Charlotte Biffar (’13) led the team with three goals and was closely followed by Emily Benatar (’11) who found the back of the net twice. Only eight players... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 14-5

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 14-5

Marina Foley, Staff Writer
April 28, 2011
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

Palo Alto Vikings' look for a better performance and yet another win, 14-5, against Leland High School at home, Thursday night. “We definitely got the outcome we were looking for, since last time we didn’t play our best against them,” Vikings attack, Kimmie Flather said. Two early goals allowed... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse beats Pioneer, 10-5

Girls’ lacrosse beats Pioneer, 10-5

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
March 22, 2011
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School varsity girls' lacrosse team beat Pioneer High School, 10-5 , on Tuesday at Paly. The Lady Vikes (3-0-0 SCVAL) dominated the majority of the first half. Attack Kimmie Flather ('12) put the Vikes on the scoreboard early on. Flather had three goals on the night. Paly continued... Read more »