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Girls’ soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Girls’ soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Shannon Scheel, Michael Strong, Columnist, Staff Writer
February 1
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School-Gunn High School rivalry clearly fired up both of the respective schools’ varsity girls’ soccer teams tonight on Paly’s El Camino field: after a fast-paced first half, Paly finished the game with a 3-1 victory, the same margin that the Titans had beaten the Vikings by...

Girls’ soccer beats Gilroy 2-1 in non-league game

Girls’ soccer beats Gilroy 2-1 in non-league game

Paige Borsos and Colin Patterson, Photo Editor and Staff Writer
January 30
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto girls' soccer team (3-3-6, 1-2-3 league) conquered the Gilroy High School Mustangs (7-5-2, 5-0-1 league) 2-1, with a clutch goal from forward Jordan Smith ('13) in the final three minutes of the game. Smith's goal ended a one-to-one tie that lasted throughout the first half. Gilroy...

Girls’ soccer drops thriller to Monta Vista, 2-3

Sapir Frozenfar, Staff Writer
January 30
Filed under Soccer - Girls

The varsity girls’ soccer team was defeated by Monta Vista, in a close game on Wed. 25 on the Viking’s home turf 2-3.   The Vikings hustled throughout the whole first half but struggled to score despite multiple attempts. Sunny Lyu (‘14) almost scored a goal in the last remaining minute...

Girls’ soccer falls to Los Gatos, 1-0

Girls’ soccer falls to Los Gatos, 1-0

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer
January 23
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

Monday after school, the Palo Alto High School girls' varsity Soccer team (3-3-6, 1-2-3 League) lost to Los Gatos High School (12-0-1, 6-0-0 League) in a close game of 1-0. The Wildcats scored their point about half way through the second half in a constant battle that took place on both sides of...

Girls’ soccer loses tough battle to Mountain View, 2-1

Shannon Scheel, Columnist
January 8
Filed under Soccer - Girls

  Friday night, the Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity Soccer team (4-2-1, 0-1-1 League) fell to Mountain View High School (7-1-1, League 2-0-0) with a score 2-1. The game did not pick up speed until the second half, when each team scored their respective goals. Though the Lady Vikes have...

Column: The awkward moment when…

Column: The awkward moment when…

Mira Ahmad, Managing Editor
October 20
Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

At today’s Paly girls’ soccer meeting, the signup paper made its way around to me. Name? Pretty straightforward. Position? Outside defender- duh, it hasn’t been anything else since the third grade. Club? The awkward pause and the hovering pen. Club. I looked around at some of the girls who I have...

Against All Odds

Against All Odds

Emy Kelty, Editor-In-Chief
July 17
Filed under Pro Sports, Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

On March 11th 2011 the 5th biggest earthquake since 1900 hit Japan and sent aftershocks over the country.  The earthquake also triggered a tsunami that accelerated to a speed of 500 miles per hour and endangered Japanese citizens living on the coast who only had 8 minutes to escape.  In the natural disa...

Female Underclassmen of the Year: Nina Kelty

Female Underclassmen of the Year: Nina Kelty

Paige Borsos and Ali Kershner, Staff Writer
June 2
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Profiles, Soccer - Girls

This year the Female Underclassman of the Year Award goes to Nina Kelty (‘13). Kelty is a member of both the varsity soccer and varsity lacrosse teams at Paly. Her fluid athleticism allows her to dominate on both fields and become a rising star on both squads. With a perfect balance of respect,...

Helen Butler: Female Athelete of 2010-2011

Helen Butler: Female Athelete of 2010-2011

Anne Hildebrand, Copy Editor
May 31
Filed under Featured Athlete, Features, Profiles, Soccer - Girls, Track & Field

Though all of Paly’s athletes are extremely important to their teams, the defensive players often are overlooked. The glory goes to the offensive players and the teams who win championships.  But on teams that are struggling, there is sometimes a star player who keeps the team’s hope alive. The...

Girls’ soccer stunned by Los Altos, 2-1

Ben Sneider
March 2
Filed under Soccer - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (5-6-1, 2-2-1) was defeated 2-1 by Los Altos High School (3-2-5, 2-2-2) today, tightening the race for supremacy in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League. The first half was a deadlock for both teams. The Lady Vikes saw little success in creating...

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