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Palo volleyball rallies in win over Shadow Ridge

Palo volleyball rallies in win over Shadow Ridge

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Tuesday, April 19, things went down in a five-set match conference win as the men’s volleyball team arose victorious over the Shadow Ridge Mustangs. With a box score of 26-28, 25-27, 25-22, 25-11 and 15-12, Palo’s recovery was, without a doubt, a true Panther moment. “Shadow was a much bett...

Baseball beats the Blazers in home conference game

Baseball beats the Blazers in home conference game

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
April 15, 2016
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

After a shaky start to the season, varsity baseball (10-10) secured an 11-5 win over the Durango Trailblazers (3-19) on Tuesday, April 12. All-star senior pitcher Sam Powers led the team, pitching five innings total with four total strikeouts. “I just came out and played, tried to keep my team hy...

Men’s volleyball overtake the Gaels

Men’s volleyball overtake the Gaels

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
April 13, 2016
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Spectators held onto their seats this Monday evening in one of the most intense men’s volleyball matches of the season. On April 11, Palo took on their infamous rival, the Bishop Gorman Gaels, and made a clean sweep 3-0. Obviously not, however, without some crazy plays and sets in between. Some compone...

Softball stomps the Gaels in 14-0 sweep

Softball stomps the Gaels in 14-0 sweep

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
April 7, 2016
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Uncategorized

The 2016 varsity softball girls geared up for another game against Palo’s infamous rival: the Bishop Gorman Gaels. On the sunny afternoon of April 4, Gaels took a crushing loss (14-0) thanks to the Panther’s renowned skills and teamwork. The top of the first inning began as Gorman lined up to bat. The...

Falcons flop as men’s volleyball finds a win

Falcons flop as men’s volleyball finds a win

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Spring sports are well on their way to being one memorable season of sports, and the men’s volleyball win against the Foothill Falcons 3-1 on March 31 was no exception. As the boys came bounding out of the back gym for warm ups, it was evident that this year’s Panthers were no force to be rec...

Wayne Gretzky and his Fantasy Camp

Wayne Gretzky and his Fantasy Camp

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
March 24, 2016
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, sports news, spotlights

For the last fourteen years, four-time Stanley Cup winner and record-breaking NHL player Wayne Gretzky has led the Wayne Gretzky Fantasy Camp with immense pride and joy. This year, the Las Vegas Ice Center held the honor of hosting the camp for the seventh consecutive year. “It’s an honor to be...

NFL admits the link between football and brain disease exists

NFL admits the link between football and brain disease exists

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, sports news

On Monday, March 14, top NFL officials admitted for the first time the link between the sport of football and a degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. The decision is a change from the league’s previous stance that the answer was inconclusive. They now look to A...

Quarterback Peyton Manning confirms retirement after 18 years in the NFL

Quarterback Peyton Manning confirms retirement after 18 years in the NFL

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
March 8, 2016
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, sports news

On the morning of Monday, March 7,  the Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning announced his retirement after 18 years on the field. “After 18 years, it’s time,” he said. The 39-year-old quarterback holds numerous records in passing yards and touchdowns, including for most career pas...

Silcox and Cruz: The dynamic duo leaving behind a legacy

Silcox and Cruz: The dynamic duo leaving behind a legacy

by Chandler Patrick, Sport Editor
February 13, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights, spotlights

The Palo Verde women’s basketball program has had its share of great players. For the last three to four years, Paulina Silcox and Brooklyn Cruz have been two point guards who have not only been joined at the hip but have also inspired underclassmen, fellow players and coaches alike. Their hard work ...

Vogelei makes comeback at Hope Game as Panthers edge out a win

Vogelei makes comeback at Hope Game as Panthers edge out a win

by Chandler Patrick and McKenna Topps
February 4, 2016
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The time has rolled around again for the annual Hope Game, where teams play in honor of Coach Clarke Sr., the former men’s varsity coach. Clarke tragically died of cancer, but his legacy is still remembered in every Palo students’ hearts. For this game, players worked hard to pull out a winning scor...

Panthers savor victory against the Spartans

Panthers savor victory against the Spartans

by Chandler Patrick and McKenna Topps
January 29, 2016
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Tuesday, Jan.19 the men’s varsity basketball team gathered on their home court to take on the Cimarron Spartans. This year’s team consists of almost entirely new members, with only five returning players from last year. The Panther’s have pulled together with four wins so far in the season ...

Flag Football defeats the Basic Wolves for fourth consecutive win

Flag Football defeats the Basic Wolves for fourth consecutive win

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
December 16, 2015
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Dec. 11 the Lady Panthers stormed the field to take a win against the Basic Wolves 19-0.  For the Panthers, the start of the season has been great with a 4-0 overall. Flag football, although not a traditional sport, is not a force to be reckoned with. 64 degrees and lots of wind didn’t stop...

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