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Boys’ soccer falls to Mountain View 3-2

Boys’ soccer falls to Mountain View 3-2

Alex Murray and Clara Harrington

January 21, 2014

Boys' soccer faced a loss against Mountain View on Friday after a previous victory one week prior. The game begun with a close match between Paly and Mountain View. Dami Bolarinwa (‘16) became injured after going for a header, but quickly recovered and went back into the game. Cina Vazir (‘14) ...

Boys’ soccer ties Santa Clara, 0-0

Boys’ soccer ties Santa Clara, 0-0

Alex Murray, Staff Writer

January 10, 2014

In a game with many chances for them to score, the Vikings were unable to put away any of them and get the win. The Vikings started the game well with captains Cina Vazir (‘14) and Wesley Woo (‘15) dominating the ball. “We were playing well in the first half,” Assistant Coach Amir Malekpour said. ...

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

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

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...

Boys’ soccer falls to Alisal in CCS Quarterfinals

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

February 23, 2013

In its second game in the Central Coast Section tournament, the Palo Alto High School boys' soccer team fell to the first place seed, the Alisal Trojans. Although the Vikings defeated the Trojans in a preseason tournament championship game in December, they could not hold back Alisal today. Eight...

Boys’ soccer beat Fremont 1-0

Ami Drez, Staff Witer

February 4, 2013

In a close match, Paly boys' varsity soccer defeated Fremont, 1-0 on Friday at home. In the first few minutes, Paly came out on a dominant note, maintaining possession. Cina Vacir ('14) moved down the field, passed the ball over to Preston Kuppe ('15) who faked out his defenders and the goalie scoring the...

Boys’ soccer stomps crosstown rival 2-0

Boys’ soccer stomps crosstown rival 2-0

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer

January 30, 2013

The Vikings' boys' soccer team took on the cross-town rival Gunn Titans at home, on Wednesday afternoon. The team took initiative and kept the ball on the right side of the field. Forward Gen Murphy ('13) set the team on a roll by netting the first goal, assisted by center midfielder Kirby Gee ('13). The...

Boy’s soccer nets another win against Cupertino High School

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer

January 28, 2013

The Palo Alto High School boys' soccer team had a dominating performance shutting out Cupertino to secure a 3-0 victory. Tonight's win boosted the team's overall record to 7-3-2. The Vikes controlled the game from the start as forward Chris Meredith (‘13) scored first for Paly on a fast break ...

Boys’ soccer collects another win, outlasting the Matadors 2-0

Boys’ soccer collects another win, outlasting the Matadors 2-0

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

January 23, 2013

Paly opened up first half play against the Monta Vista Matadors firing on all cylinders.  Forward Chris Meredith (‘13) set the tone when he netted the first goal of the game en route to Paly's 2-0 victory over the Matadors. “Chris is always tough,” Viking head coach Briggs said about Meredith....

After a thrilling victory over Wilcox, boys’ soccer is now 8-3 overall

After a thrilling victory over Wilcox, boys’ soccer is now 8-3 overall

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

January 14, 2013

After coming back from winter break, the Paly boys' varsity soccer team was able to pull together an impressive 3-2 win against Wilcox. However, head coach Don Briggs emphasized the team's shortcomings. “I still don't think we’ve gotten to our full form from before the break," Briggs said....

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