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Boy’s soccer nets another win against Cupertino High School

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer
January 28, 2013
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys' soccer team had a dominating performance shutting out Cupertino to secure a 3-0 victory. Tonight's win boosted the team's overall record to 7-3-2. The Vikes controlled the game from the start as forward Chris Meredith (‘13) scored first for Paly on a fast break ...

Boys’ soccer collects another win, outlasting the Matadors 2-0

Boys’ soccer collects another win, outlasting the Matadors 2-0

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer
January 23, 2013
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

Paly opened up first half play against the Monta Vista Matadors firing on all cylinders.  Forward Chris Meredith (‘13) set the tone when he netted the first goal of the game en route to Paly's 2-0 victory over the Matadors. “Chris is always tough,” Viking head coach Briggs said about Meredith....

After a thrilling victory over Wilcox, boys’ soccer is now 8-3 overall

After a thrilling victory over Wilcox, boys’ soccer is now 8-3 overall

Ami Drez, Staff Writer
January 14, 2013
Filed under Soccer - Boys

After coming back from winter break, the Paly boys' varsity soccer team was able to pull together an impressive 3-2 win against Wilcox. However, head coach Don Briggs emphasized the team's shortcomings. “I still don't think we’ve gotten to our full form from before the break," Briggs said....

Boys soccer falls to Mountain View

Boys soccer falls to Mountain View

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer
December 14, 2012
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

     Boys’ soccer (4-2) fell 3-0 to first place Mountain View High School, on Tuesday the 11th. The boys started off the season well by beating Los Gatos at home, and winning both games played at the Oak Grove Tournament.  The team hoped to beat Mountain View at home after tieing them in the p...

Boys’ soccer opens season with 2-game win streak

Boys’ soccer opens season with 2-game win streak

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
December 3, 2012
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys' soccer opened its season on a good note, with a 3-2 win against Los Gatos in the first home game of the season. Today's three goals along with the one in Saturday's game against Oak Grove adds up to the same four goals scored all last season, setting the tone for an improved offense this season....

The Lost Season: A look into Paly boys’ varsity soccer players’ choices to quit the team this season

The Lost Season: A look into Paly boys’ varsity soccer players’ choices to quit the team this season

Austin Poore, Nora Rosati, Staff Writers
February 25, 2012
Filed under Features, Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

From being ranked 13th in the nation to being on the verge of getting dropped to the lowest division of its league, Palo Alto high school boys’ varsity soccer has seen it all. Only three years ago, the 2008-2009 team piled up a record of 21-1-3 en route to a Central Coast Section (CCS) co-championshi...

Boys’ soccer falls to Saratoga 2-0

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer
February 4, 2012
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

Boys’ soccer (0-9-2, 0-3-0) lost to Saratoga High School (9-3-1, 5-1-1) with a score of 2-0. Both teams kept their defenses tight and intact, not allowing many shots. Paly goalie Tony Maharaj (‘14) had a lot of saves, but in the end, he allowed two balls past him. The first half was even in term...

Boys’ soccer loses to Mountain View 2-0

Boys’ soccer loses to Mountain View 2-0

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor
January 28, 2012
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

  The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team (0-9-2) lost 2-0 to Mountain View (10-4-1 overall) in a tight game. Defender Lucas Mohageg ('12) scored both points for the Spartans, with one mid-first half and the other in the last five minutes of the game. In the second half, the Vikin...

Boys’ soccer loses to Gunn 2-0

Boys’ soccer loses to Gunn 2-0

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor
January 11, 2012
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team (0-7-2) played a close match but lost 0-2 to cross-town rival Gunn High School (1-2-1). Gunn scored its two goals midway through the second half, within a minute of each other. Paly’s defense proved strong enough to keep the Titans at bay for the first half,...

Boys’ soccer falls 1-4, to Homestead in first league game

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer
January 4, 2012
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

With only two returning varsity players, the Paly boys' soccer team (0-6-2) fell to Homestead High School (3-3-1) in their opening game of the 2012 season 1-4. “We were trying to compete with them, stay with them and hopefully keep them from scoring,” Coach Donald Briggs said. Several minutes into the game, Hom...

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