Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Photo Courtesy of Karen Hickey

Boys Soccer Season Recap

Ivan Ijzerman and Elizabeth Fetter February 28, 2022

After an underwhelming 2020-2021 season riddled with the effects of COVID and a disappointing number of wins, the Paly boys soccer team was completely unsure of what the following season had to offer.  Going...

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Paly Triumphant After Defeating Cross-Town Rival Gunn 2-1

February 19, 2022

Paly boys varsity soccer team won 2-1 against cross-town rivals, the Gunn Titans after a last-minute game-winner scored by James Churchley (‘22). Being Paly’s senior night, head coach Rusty Millard...

CCS-Bound Boys Soccer Falls to Santa Clara 1-0

CCS-Bound Boys Soccer Falls to Santa Clara 1-0

Zach Hayward February 15, 2022

Paly boys varsity soccer lost 1-0 in a tough match against Santa Clara last Wednesday night. Despite creating several scoring chances, the Vikings were unable to come back from a 1-0 halftime deficit.  “It...

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Boys Soccer Playoff Preview

Grace Gormley, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

The Paly boys varsity soccer team has qualified to the CCS championship tournament with a record of eight wins, four draws, and five losses.   “This is definitely the best soccer season we have...

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Paly Boys Soccer Defeats Homestead 2-1 at Home

Roei Ziv, Head Columnist February 1, 2022

After their 2-2 draw away from home to rivals Los Gatos last Wednesday, the Paly boys soccer team was able to tough out a win against Homestead at home on Friday night, beating the Mustangs by a score...

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Paly Boys Soccer Loses to Mountain View 2-0

Ivan Ijzerman, Staff Writer January 15, 2022

The Paly boys soccer team lost a fairly evenly matched game against the Mountain View Spartans at home on Friday. The Spartans, who currently lead the league, won 2-0, leaving Paly with a hard-fought loss.  Both...

Palo Alto boys varsity soccer defeats Wilcox 2-1

Elizabeth Fetter December 8, 2021

The Palo Alto High School boys Varsity soccer team bested the formidable Wilcox High School’s team yesterday evening, 2-1.   The game started off somewhat poorly for the vikes, when Wilcox...

Boys Soccer Season Preview

Boys Soccer Season Preview

Roei Ziv, Elizabeth Fetter, Zach Hayward, and Ivan Ijzerman December 6, 2021

The Paly boys soccer team, after coming off an underwhelming shortened season due to COVID-19 are excited to see what this season brings. With a mostly new varsity roster with two junior goalies Charlie...

Paly Boys Soccer Loses to Menlo 2-1

Elizabeth Fetter December 6, 2021

Paly boys suffered a tough loss to Menlo High School Friday, December 3rd.    Senior Captain Jaron Major scored an early goal for Paly.    “Jarons goal in the second minute was...

Boys Soccer Loses 2-1 to Los Gatos at Home

Roei Ziv and Greg Laursen March 25, 2021

Paly boy’s soccer loses 2-1 in a heartbreaker against rival Los Gatos High School. Soham Narang (‘21) scored off of a penalty kick and got the Vikings’ first goal of the season.  This marks the...

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