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Dynamic Duos

Dynamic Duos

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
April 16, 2014
Filed under Features, Soccer - Girls, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Track & Field

When looking at a Paly roster, sometimes it catches the eye that two players have the same last name, and it turns out that they are siblings on the same varsity team. These two brothers or sisters have something special between them because they are on the same Paly team. Famous sibling athletes...

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, 2014
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...

Girls’ Soccer triumphs over Saratoga 3-0

January 22, 2014
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Video, Videos, Winter Sports

Girls Soccer defeats Saratoga

Boys’ soccer ties close match with Trojans, 1-1

Boys’ soccer ties close match with Trojans, 1-1

Clara Harrington, Staff Writer
December 10, 2013
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys’ soccer tied Milpitas High School 1-1 in its third game of the season.  “We came back one down, which shows the character of the guys,” assistant coach Amir Malekpour ('13) said. “We kept hustling and didn’t back down with a one goal deficit, and we just got the goal back.” The ...

Girls’ soccer records first win of the season, 2-0

Girls’ soccer records first win of the season, 2-0

Julia Saul, Design Editor
December 7, 2013
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On a chilly Saturday afternoon, the Vikings had their first win of the season against the San Benito ‘Balers, 2-0. “Our first half was really strong and we got chances and we finished them,” captain Megan Tall (‘14) said. “We definitely let ourselves go in the second half and are really d...

Girls’ soccer drops home opener to Menlo-Atherton 2-1

Girls’ soccer drops home opener to Menlo-Atherton 2-1

Tara Lawrence, Business Manager, Photo Editor
December 5, 2013
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

In its first match of the season, the Paly girls’ soccer team fell to Menlo-Atherton 2-1 at home. The Vikings started off slowly as the Bears scored in the first 10 minutes of the match. Moments later following the Menlo-Atherton score, Nika Woodfill ('16) fired a rebounded ball into the back of...

Female Upperclassman Athlete of the Year: Megan Tall

Female Upperclassman Athlete of the Year: Megan Tall

Tara Lawrence, Business Manager
May 22, 2013
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Spring Sports, Top Stories

"I was that kid that played every sport," Megan Tall (‘14)  said, speaking of her childhood, “I played softball and basketball but... I’m more talented with my feet.” “Talented with her feet” is one way to put it. Tall has played varsity soccer and run track since sophomore year– two...

Female Underclassman of the Year: Jacey Pederson

Female Underclassman of the Year: Jacey Pederson

Michael Strong, Business Manager
May 22, 2013
Filed under Featured Athlete, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Profiles, Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

Jacey Pederson (’16) walked onto the Palo Alto High School campus less than one year ago. However, if you are a soccer fan, or are simply a person who appreciates talent, then you most likely already know of her. With the school year coming to a close, the Viking Magazine has awarded Underclassmen Fe...

Cut short

Cut short

Audrey DeBruine and Nora Rosati
March 21, 2013
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Soccer - Girls

“Helpless” and “frustrated.” That is how varsity soccer and lacrosse player Nina Kelty (‘13) was left feeling after her two most recent high school sports seasons. Both were lost to violations of California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) rules when Paly fielded ineligible players. Last ...

Girls’ Varsity Soccer 2013

Ami Drez, Staff Writer
March 1, 2013
Filed under Videos

Despite the abrupt ending to the 2013 season, due to CIF technicalities, the lady Vikes ended the season undefeated in league. Filmed and Edited by Ami Drez

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