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Kowalski rolls in a state individual title for women’s bowling

Kowalski rolls in a state individual title  for women’s bowling

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor
March 10, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, spotlights

Inspired by her parents, junior Natallie Kowalski won State Individual Title for bowling. In the individual tournament five other girls competed for the title, and whoever had the highest series would win. After three intense rounds, Kowalski claimed the title with an overall score of 632. “It felt...

Men’s varsity basketball defeats Canyon Springs on the road to NIAA State Championships

Men’s varsity basketball defeats Canyon Springs on the road to NIAA State Championships

by Chandler Patrick, Reporter
February 27, 2015
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Men’s varsity basketball made their Panthers proud on Thursday, Feb. 26  by beating the Canyon Springs Pioneers 50-48 in a close match at The Orleans Arena. The air of nervousness was apparent as both teams stepped out into the arena, with all eyes and cameras fixated on them. The Panthers played...

Athlete Spotlight: Mackenzie Nogues

Athlete Spotlight: Mackenzie Nogues

by Jazmin Ferreira, Senior Reporter
February 18, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, spotlights

Mackenzie Nogues is a senior at Palo Verde. She has been on varsity soccer all four years, and a captain for the past two years. Starting her junior year, she got the chance to play with her younger sister, Jayden Nogues, who also made varsity her freshman year. Nogues has been playing soccer for about...

Schneidman becomes first lady wrestler at Palo

Schneidman becomes first lady wrestler at Palo

by Annaka Cieri, Reporter
February 5, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, spotlights

“You wrestle like a girl!” isn’t a bad phrase to junior Hannah Schneidman, female wrestler. “I joined wrestling because I saw my friends doing it, and it looked fun. I found out I would be the first girl on the team ever to last through a season and to make varsity! I also wanted to keep the...

Men’s basketball makes a comeback during the Hope Game

Men’s basketball makes a comeback during the Hope Game

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor
February 5, 2015
Filed under games & events, SPORTS

The Hope Game was Thursday, Jan. 29 to honor the school's first basketball coach, Coach Clarke Sr. During Clarke’s last game before he passed, his team won the State Title. They were the only basketball team in Palo Verde’s history to have won a title. “If you are successful in the classroom,...

Silcox takes the miracle shot for the 2015 Hope Game against Legacy

Silcox takes the miracle shot for the 2015 Hope Game against Legacy

by Chandler Patrick, Reporter
January 30, 2015
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The women’s varsity basketball team took home quite the epic win for the Hope Game, winning 58-55 with star junior guard Paulina Silcox adding 31 points and a last second layup that gave Palo the game. “The team did really well and came together. We didn’t give up even though Legacy was good...

Panthers crush the Patriots in Flag Football

Panthers crush the Patriots in Flag Football

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor
December 12, 2014
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

After two hard losses for the Panthers, they pulled through during the home game against Liberty High School. Varsity flag football crushed the Patriots with the score of 30-7. The girls learned from the previous week and had their first win of the season. The beginning of the game was close, both...

Men’s soccer wins State Championship

Men’s soccer wins State Championship

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor
November 17, 2014
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Last year was the first time men’s varsity soccer made it to the State final where they placed second, but this year they claimed the title. The Panthers beat Valley High School with a score of 2-1 at Heritage Park in Henderson on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 15. Their journey to victory started...

Cross Country speeds into State

Cross Country speeds into State

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor
November 10, 2014
Filed under games & events, SPORTS

As fall sports came to an end for Palo Verde High School, it was time to put away their running shoes for the Cross Country runners. Men’s won Regionals and placed fourth in the State final while women’s placed second in Regionals and also placed second in State. Since 2006, men’s cross country...

Athlete Spotlight: Nolan Sherwood

Athlete Spotlight: Nolan Sherwood

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor
November 3, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, spotlights

Senior and Captain Nolan Sherwood has been on Varsity Men’s Soccer since his junior year. He is a forward for the Panthers, his record so far for the season is 18 goals and five assists. Sherwood’s hard work has been contributed to the teams success. Panther Print: What do you enjoy most about...

Athlete Spotlight: Carolina Cleland

Athlete Spotlight: Carolina Cleland

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor
October 27, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, spotlights

Senior and Captain Carolina Cleland has been on women’s cross country ever since she was a freshman. On Oct. 7th at Floyd Lamb Park Meet, Cleland ran three miles in 19:26.7 and placed fifth in this meet, her best time this season. Panther Print: How do you prepare for a 5K? Carolina Cleland:...

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