The Paly Voice

Paly girls water polo places 5th in tournament

September 23, 2003

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The Paly varsity girls water polo team placed 5th in the Saint Francis tournament on Friday. The Vikes started off well by beating Marin Catholic 7-2. Marin was overwhelmed by Paly’s strong defense and had many turnovers due...

Paly girls tennis starts season off strong

September 23, 2003

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The Paly girls' tennis team started the season with three wins over Menlo-Atherton, Los Altos, and Saratoga, and one loss to Mills. The vikes began league play on September 16 when they beat Los Altos 5-2, and they continued their...

JV volleyball places second at Mtn. View Tournament

September 22, 2003

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Starting the pre-season off with a bang, the junior varsity volleyball team defeated Santa Cruz High School 2-0 (25-19, 25-12). The Vikings won big with important contributions from freshmen middle hitter Erica Gage, who tallied...

Varsity boys water polo enter league season with tough loss

September 21, 2003

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Down 8-3 going into the second half, it seemed like the Paly varsity boys' water polo team was losing hope. However, the boys refused to be beaten without a fight. They came back in the third quarter with renewed energy, going...

Lady Vikes start strong at Gunn

September 18, 2003

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The Palo Alto High Girl’s cross country team made an impressive start to the new season on Tuesday at a three-team meet at Gunn High School, as both Varsity and JV claimed 3rd place. "Overall, we were pleased," assistant...

JV boys water polo routs Titans

September 18, 2003

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The Paly junior varsity boys water polo team began the league season with a game that most teams can only dream of. The Vikings came out strong against league rival Gunn last Wednesday, September 17th, drowning the Titans 13 —...

Vikes snatch championship at Castilleja

September 16, 2003

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The Paly girls varsity water polo team won the championship in the Dennis Fosdick Peninsula Challenge tournament at Castilleja this weekend, after a 3rd place finish last week in the Clovis West Tournament. The Vikes started...

JV Vikings drop season opener

September 16, 2003

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In a game of vast momentum swings, the Paly junior varsity football team showed that they still have much to work on before competing with rivaling league football powerhouses. In their season opener against Burlingame, the...

Vikes strengths shown in home opener

September 14, 2003

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The Vikes won their home opener in convincing fashion despite early offensive struggles and inconsistencies Friday afternoon. The offense, led by junior quarterback Nathan Ford, struggled early in the game, but Paly's defense...

Boys' cross country hopes to make big strides to CCS

September 14, 2003

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With many runners returning from varsity, and last season’s injuries now in the past, the Paly boys' cross-country team hopes that this season will be a benchmark year in which they qualify for CCS (Central Coast Sectionals)...

Tough day for Paly boys' water polo

September 14, 2003

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The Palo Alto High boys' water polo team, after a strong start Friday at the Palo Alto Invitational, struggled in back-to-back losses yesterday. The Vikings followed a 6-3 loss to Mitty with a 9-5 setback against Los Gatos in...

Paly football looking for exciting W's

September 11, 2003

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The Paly Varsity football team will begin the season this afternoon with a home game against Burlingame. "We are looking forward to an exciting season full of wins," says Earl Hansen, head coach for the past 16 seasons. ...