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Brief: Varsity boys struggle at first tournament of the season.

Nikolai Solgaard, Staff Writer
December 12
Filed under Soccer - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity soccer team came in last in their group at the 2011 winter classic soccer tournament. The boys started fine with a 1-1 tie against Foothill High School, but didn’t play as well for the rest of the tournament. They lost their next two games, 5-0 and 2-0 to...

Boys’ soccer ties again

Sam Greene
March 2
Filed under Soccer - Boys

Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer refuses to shake off a nasty habit. After hosting the Los Gatos High School Wildcats on their home turf this afternoon, the Vikings left the field with missed opportunities, dimming the scoreboard with yet another tie, 0-0. Still missing key players, the team's...

Boys’ soccer ties Gunn, 1-1

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor
March 2
Filed under Soccer - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team struggled to maintain an early lead in a grueling contest with Gunn High School, leaving the Titans' field with a final result of 1-1. Though still carrying an undefeated league record (3-0-6), the Vikings are unable to maintain a consistent lineup...

Boys’ soccer struggles against Saratoga, ties fifth straight

Peter Dennis and John Dickerson
March 2
Filed under Soccer - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team tied Saratoga 0-0, marking its fifth tie in as many games. The Vikings entered the game without midfielder Federico Clerici ('12), forward and keeper Kris Hoglund ('12), defender Ricky Minno ('11) and forward Zac Hummel ('11). Hoglund, who assumed a portion of the goalie duty this year, broke his leg in ...

Boys’ soccer overcomes slow start, ties Los Altos 1-1

Peter Dennis, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Soccer - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys' soccer team (6-2-3, 2-0-2) tied Los Altos High School 1-1 at Paly yesterday. The Vikings left the field somewhat disappointed with their play. "The result's not too bad," goalkeeper Kris Hoglund ('12) said. "But we would have liked a win." Both teams started the...

Boys’ soccer struggles against Saratoga, ties fifth straight

John Dickerson
February 11
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team tied Saratoga 0-0, marking its fifth tie in as many games. The Vikings entered the game without midfielder Federico Clerici ('12), forward and keeper Kris Hoglund ('12), defender Ricky Minno ('11) and forward Zac Hummel ('11). Hoglund, who assumed a...

Column: The Vikings Fall Short Against Gunn…Again

Kevin Kannappan
February 4
Filed under Columns, Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

Tonight was the second time this season that the Gunn High School Titans faced off against the Palo Alto High School Vikings. Tonight was the second time they tied, 1-1, and in similar fashion. Tonight, Viking fans were disappointed. Paly was able to jump out to an early lead when forward Zac Hummel...

Column: Both teams struggle in Paly-Gunn soccer game; Titans squeak out a tie

Column: Both teams struggle in Paly-Gunn soccer game; Titans squeak out a tie

Kevin Kannappan
January 14
Filed under Columns, Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

A disappointing tie between cross-town rivals, Palo Alto High School (6-2-2) and Gunn High School, resulted in a drudging game of soccer for both the Vikings and the Titans (1-5-5) on Friday afternoon at Paly. Paly jumped out to an early charge when forward Skyler Felt ('13) was trampled in his attempt...

Male Team of the Year; Boys’ Soccer

Hanna Brody and Lauren Hammerson, Staff Writer
June 5
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

After 120 minutes of intense play in the Central Coast Section championships, the 2009 Palo Alto High School varsity boys' soccer team finished its season as co-champions. Hard work and team chemistry throughout the season propelled the boys forward landing them a spot against Bellarmine College Prep...

There and Back

Hanna Brody and Lauren Hammerson
November 14
Filed under Features, Profiles, Soccer - Boys

As the referee blows the whistle signifying half time, John Anderton, a junior at Palo Alto High School, runs off the soccer field, eager to play the second half. His green Paly jersey ripples in the wind, and his quick feet move back and forth as he weaves through the herd of other players strolling...

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