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Girls’ soccer triumphs over crosstown rival Gunn 4-0

Girls’ soccer triumphs over crosstown rival Gunn 4-0

Peter Snodgrass and Christian Rider
December 10, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls' soccer prevailed against crosstown rival Gunn, 4-0, led by two goals from Reilly Filter (‘17).  The game, was their second to last preseason game, which came after a game against Menlo Atherton High School. “We did not play as well tonight as we did against MA (Menlo Atherton),"...

Girls’ soccer comes up just short in 3-2 CCS Championship loss to Mountain View

Girls’ soccer comes up just short in 3-2 CCS Championship loss to Mountain View

Rowan McEvoy and Garrett Reynolds
March 7, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team lost to Mountain View 3-2 in the CCS finals Saturday morning at Valley Christian High School. Alison Lu (‘16) accounted for both goals for the Vikings who squandered numerous chances to score throughout the game. “We had a lot of missed opportunities,” head coach...

Girls’ soccer triumphs over Santa Teresa 5-0 in CCS Semi-Final match

Girls’ soccer triumphs over Santa Teresa 5-0 in CCS Semi-Final match

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
March 4, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls’ soccer trounced the Santa Teresa Saints, 5-0 in their CCS semi-final match. This win advances the Vikings into the championship game. The Vikings started the game off strong, maintaining their possession well throughout the midfield and keeping Santa Teresa on their defensive half...

Girls’ soccer defeats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Girls’ soccer defeats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Rowan McEvoy and Garrett Reynolds
February 28, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team defeated Menlo-Atherton 1-0 in the CCS quarterfinals at home Saturday afternoon. Jacey Pederson (‘16) scored the lone goal for the Vikings during stoppage time at the end of the first half. “I think in the first half we played really well,” Pederson said. “We...

Girls’ soccer defeats Homestead 8-0

Girls’ soccer defeats Homestead 8-0

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-In-Chief
February 12, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team trounced the Homestead Mustangs 8-0 at home Thursday on senior night. Players Priscilla Bell (‘15), Lena Chang (‘15), Katie Foug (‘15), Sarah Lim (‘15) Livi Musil (‘15) and Aoi Sugihara (‘15) were honored in a ceremony following the game. Allison Lu (‘16),...

Paly girls soccer triumphs over Santa Clara Bruins 9-2

Paly girls soccer triumphs over Santa Clara Bruins 9-2

Meredith Kinnaman, Staff Writer
February 6, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls soccer defeated the Santa Clara Bruins 9-2 today at home. The Vikings started off strong in the first half when they kicked off first and started towards their attacking end early in the half. Nika Woodfill (‘16) takes the first shot of the game which is blocked by the Bruins'...

Girls’ soccer triumphs 2-0 over defending CCS Champions

Girls’ soccer triumphs 2-0 over defending CCS Champions

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
January 25, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

  The girls’ soccer team defeated the Los Gatos Wildcats for the first time in two years Saturday. Possession of the ball alternated between the Vikings and the Wildcats, with neither team clearly dominating for the first several minutes of the game. Not long after the whistle the Vikings,...

Paly girls’ soccer defeats Saratoga in home opener

Alys Olmstead and Zach Levitan
January 13, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls

The Paly girls’ soccer team triumphed over Saratoga in their league home opener, with a final score of 5-0. The win started them off on a strong note and places them as a force to reckoned with in the league. The game started slow with Paly dominating, but not executing their chances or playing...

Girls’ soccer shuts out South San Francisco 8-0

Girls’ soccer shuts out South San Francisco 8-0

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
December 13, 2014
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girls’ soccer took on South San Francisco at Paly in one of its first scrimmages of the season. The first half started off strong for the Vikings, who controlled the game with their quick possessions and numerous scoring opportunities. Jacey Pederson (‘16) was the first to capitalize on...

True passion

Kylie Callan and Reuben Kramer
December 12, 2014
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...

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