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Boys’ soccer falls to Bellarmine 2-0 in CCS quarterfinals

Boys’ soccer falls to Bellarmine 2-0 in CCS quarterfinals

Samuel Desré, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto High School boys' soccer team fell 2-0 to Bellarmine High School in the Central Coast Section (CCS) quarterfinals. The first five minutes of the game was a round of observation filled of long balls where Reuben Kramer ('16) and Preston Kuppe ('15) dominated the air and helped Paly relieve...

Senior night 2-1 win for boys’ soccer against Los Gatos

Senior night 2-1 win for boys’ soccer against Los Gatos

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
February 17
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly boys’ soccer won 2-1 on its senior night, triumphing over tough competitor Los Gatos and winning league. The game began with evenly-matched intensity from both sides. Ariya Momeny (‘16) and Xavier Sherer (‘15) both took shots on goal early on in the first half, but were unsuccessful in...

Boys’ soccer prevails over the Homestead Mustangs 1-0

Boys’ soccer prevails over the Homestead Mustangs 1-0

Anna Dukovic and Megan Valencia, Features Editor and Business Manager
January 22
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly boys’ soccer shutout the Homestead Mustangs 1-0 this afternoon despite various yellow cards and a penalty kick (PK) in the second half. The Vikings currently hold first place in their league with a 5-0 record and no goals scored against them. The game started off with a free kick for the Mustangs...

Boys’ soccer vanquishes Santa Clara 3-0

Boys’ soccer vanquishes Santa Clara 3-0

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
January 15
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

Boys’ soccer continued their winning streak by defeating Santa Clara 3-0 at home on Thursday, Jan. 15. Dami Bolarinwa (’16), Ariya Momeny (’16) and Cole Tierney (’16) all scored for the Vikings. Momeny was proud of his team’s effort both in this game as well as throughout the season. “Our...

Boys’ soccer conquers Los Altos 1-0

Boys’ soccer conquers Los Altos 1-0

Anna Dukovic and Megan Valencia
January 9
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Vikings beat the Los Altos High School Eagles 1-0 this afternoon in their first league game of the season. The game started off slow with neither team converting shots on goal. The pace changed 20 minutes into the game, when Dami Bolarinwa (‘16) made a shot, but it was called back due to a foul....

Boys’ soccer dominates over Gunn 3-0

Boys’ soccer dominates over Gunn 3-0

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-In-Chief
January 6
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly boys’ soccer defeated crosstown rival Gunn 3-0 at Paly Tuesday afternoon in its last non-league game of the season. Edward Chen (‘15), Brian Tracy (‘17) and Dami Bolarinwa (‘16) all scored goals in the win in front of a bleacher section packed with Paly and Gunn fans alike. Given the...

True passion

Kylie Callan and Reuben Kramer
December 12
Filed under Baseball, Basketball - Girls, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Soccer - Boys, Soccer - Girls, Softball, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball

Shawn Johnson began gymnastics at the age of three. Ryan Lochte first learned to swim at age five. Abby Wambach dribbled her first soccer ball at the age of four. Since then, they have spent innumerable hours working towards greatness. Their efforts have earned them a place in history. Their names have...

Paly boys’ soccer destroys Milpitas 6-0

Paly boys’ soccer destroys Milpitas 6-0

Zach Levitan, Alex Murray, and Alys Olmstead
December 1
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

Paly boys’ varsity soccer pummeled the Milpitas Trojans 6-0 in their first home game of the season. This strong win against a team which they tied last season starts the Vikings' season off on a positive note. The game began slowly with no score for the first 30 minutes, yet the lack of goals in...

Paly student, Yale commit Totte (’14) called-up to San Jose Earthquakes

Paly student, Yale commit Totte (’14) called-up to San Jose Earthquakes

Josh Stern, Editor-in-Chief
February 18
Filed under Featured Athlete, Pro Sports, Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

San Jose Earthquakes Academy player and Paly student Josh Totte ('14) got a first-hand glimpse at professional soccer, and it was in front of a crowd of 12,659 at Chukchansi Park in Fresno, Calif. The Yale commit was notified about his calling-up to the Earthquakes' reserve team along with seven other p...

Vikings win thriller on Senior night, 4-3

Vikings win thriller on Senior night, 4-3

Alex Murray, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team won an important game against Fremont High School, 4-3. Not only were the Vikings celebrating their three senior players: Cina Vazir (‘14), Neal Biswas (‘14) and Tony Maharaj (‘14); but the game also helped to decide if the Vikings would be relegated...

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