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Vikings lose nail-biter to Monta Vista 1-0

Vikings lose nail-biter to Monta Vista 1-0

Alex Murray, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2015

The Vikings played host to Monta Vista on Tuesday afternoon and lost a nail-biter to the Matadors, 1-0. Despite the home advantage, Palo Alto gave up the early goal in the second minute, giving the visiting Matadors the 1-0 lead. There were questions over if the play building up to the goal was offsides,...

Boys’ soccer prevails over the Homestead Mustangs 1-0

Boys’ soccer prevails over the Homestead Mustangs 1-0

Anna Dukovic and Megan Valencia, Features Editor and Business Manager

January 22, 2015

Paly boys’ soccer shutout the Homestead Mustangs 1-0 this afternoon despite various yellow cards and a penalty kick (PK) in the second half. The Vikings currently hold first place in their league with a 5-0 record and no goals scored against them. The game started off with a free kick for the Mustangs...

Boys’ soccer vanquishes Santa Clara 3-0

Boys’ soccer vanquishes Santa Clara 3-0

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer

January 15, 2015

Boys’ soccer continued their winning streak by defeating Santa Clara 3-0 at home on Thursday, Jan. 15. Dami Bolarinwa (’16), Ariya Momeny (’16) and Cole Tierney (’16) all scored for the Vikings. Momeny was proud of his team’s effort both in this game as well as throughout the season. “Our...

Boys’ soccer conquers Los Altos 1-0

Boys’ soccer conquers Los Altos 1-0

Anna Dukovic and Megan Valencia

January 9, 2015

The Vikings beat the Los Altos High School Eagles 1-0 this afternoon in their first league game of the season. The game started off slow with neither team converting shots on goal. The pace changed 20 minutes into the game, when Dami Bolarinwa (‘16) made a shot, but it was called back due to a foul....

Boys’ soccer dominates over Gunn 3-0

Boys’ soccer dominates over Gunn 3-0

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-In-Chief

January 6, 2015

Paly boys’ soccer defeated crosstown rival Gunn 3-0 at Paly Tuesday afternoon in its last non-league game of the season. Edward Chen (‘15), Brian Tracy (‘17) and Dami Bolarinwa (‘16) all scored goals in the win in front of a bleacher section packed with Paly and Gunn fans alike. Given the...

True passion

Kylie Callan and Reuben Kramer

December 12, 2014

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...

Paly boys’ soccer destroys Milpitas 6-0

Paly boys’ soccer destroys Milpitas 6-0

Zach Levitan, Alex Murray, and Alys Olmstead

December 1, 2014

Paly boys’ varsity soccer pummeled the Milpitas Trojans 6-0 in their first home game of the season. This strong win against a team which they tied last season starts the Vikings' season off on a positive note. The game began slowly with no score for the first 30 minutes, yet the lack of goals in...

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

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...

Vikings win thriller on Senior night, 4-3

Vikings win thriller on Senior night, 4-3

Alex Murray, Staff Writer

February 15, 2014

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team won an important game against Fremont High School, 4-3. Not only were the Vikings celebrating their three senior players: Cina Vazir (‘14), Neal Biswas (‘14) and Tony Maharaj (‘14); but the game also helped to decide if the Vikings would be relegated...

Vikings win against rough Saratoga, 4-0

Vikings win against rough Saratoga, 4-0

Alex Murray, Staff Writer

February 5, 2014

The Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity soccer team won against Saratoga 4-0, despite the aggressive and physical play of the visitors Wednesday night. The Vikings started the first half on the front foot, with forward Dami Bolarinwa (‘16) turning and crossing to his incoming strike partner Fernando...

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