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Point-guard Chelsey Gipson wins Wooden Award

Joe Meyerson, Features Editor

June 2, 2017


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Senior Pali point-guard Chelsey Gipson has won the 2017 John R. Wooden High School Player of the Year award for basketball. Gipson won the award in the CIF Los Angeles City Section division, the highest division in the city. “It’s an honor and a blessing to win something big like this. I wouldn’t b...

Girls soccer knocked out by Granada Hills in triple overtime thriller

Kia Kazemi-Nia, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


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Pali girls soccer was knocked out of the CIF Los Angeles City Section semifinals, suffering a heartbreaking 2-1 triple-overtime loss to visiting Granada Hills on Tuesday Feb. 28. Pali sophomore forward Daniela Flores opened up the scoring with a calm left-footed finish in the first half. It lo...

Girls basketball eyes three-peat

Kia Kazemi-Nia, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


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Pali girls basketball advanced to the Open Division final after their 75-60 victory over Camino Real on Feb. 25. This is the third season in a row the Lady Dolphins have reached the final. They’ll now take on No. 1 seed Fairfax on March 4 at 5 p.m. at Cal State Dominguez Hills....

Downey leads boys basketball to semifinals

Kia Kazemi-Nia, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


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Pali High advanced into the CIF Los Angeles City Section boys basketball semifinals after posting a 50-40 win over visiting Hamilton on Feb. 21. Dayne Downey led the Dolphins with 14 points, propelling Pali into the semifinals for the first time in three years. With this victory, the Dolphins ...

Coach Johnson reaches 200

Kia Kazemi-Nia, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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Girls basketball coach Torino Johnson picked up his 200th win at Pali with the Dolphins’ 72-48 victory over Westchester on Wednesday, Feb. 8. The Dolphins improved to 10-1 in league play and 22-8 overall. Congratulations to Coach Johnson on this fantastic achievement....

Play Hard and Fall Harder

Katherine Veloso, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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Torn ACLs, fractured fingers, sprained ankles and contusions are just some of the many injuries high school students obtain while participating in their athletic activities. Many high school students dedicate their lives to athletics. They rely on the sports programs to keep them in shape, to get into co...

The Surprising Rise of Lacrosse

Kia Kazemi-Nia, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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Ten years ago, if you asked a group of 100 kids if they played lacrosse, you’d be lucky to find more than one. Now, you could probably find at least five. The participation rate has more than doubled over the past decade. Among sports with at least 10,000 high school players, lacrosse has had the ...

Trump presidency brings uncertain future to American sports champions

Trump presidency brings uncertain future to American sports champions

Joe Meyerson, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


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Confetti flies, parades march and cities celebrate. There are very few events that have an effect rivaling that of a sports championship and the traditions that accompany it. But now that Donald Trump has been inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, one of those traditions is in jeopa...

Downey and Lynch star as Dolphins defeat local rivals Venice

Kia Kazemi-Nia, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


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Pali’s boys basketball team improved to 2-0 in Western League play with a 62-50 victory over Venice. Senior forward Dayne Downey led all scorers with 18 on a positive night for the Dolphins. Senior shooting guard Zack Lynch also was able to get it going offensively as he put up 14, and sophomo...

Emein and Kerkorian lead boys basketball to an impressive victory

Kia Kazemi-Nia, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


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Senior Daniel Emein and sophomore Nick Kerkorian’s stellar performances helped Pali’s boys basketball team hand visiting University High its first loss of the season, 73-59, on Jan. 9. Emein ended with 21 points and Kerkorian with 19, respectively, as Pali opened Western League play with a convi...

Girls Varsity volleyball season ends with a loss in City Finals

Girls Varsity volleyball season ends with a loss in City Finals

Jojo Levey, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016


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The girls varsity volleyball season came to an end on Saturday, Nov. 12 with a loss to top-ranked Granada Hills Charter High School in the CIF championships. After a long bus ride to Downtown Los Angeles, which many girls said was a chance for team bonding, the third-ranked Lady Dolphins arrived ...

Pali kicks Hamilton 1-0, spurred by Monrose’s last-second goal

Julian Speyer, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


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On Friday, Dec. 3, Pali's boys soccer team defeated Hamilton High School in both the boy’s junior varsity and varsity soccer games. The varsity match remained scoreless until the 79th minute when, with time running out, senior striker Nile Monrose scored a tap-in a few feet from the net. Monrose...

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