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Girls’ soccer bows out in the first round of CCS

Girls’ soccer bows out in the first round of CCS

Nick Smallwood, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girls’ varsity soccer fell to the Menlo-Atherton Bears on Saturday by a score of 3-0, ending the Lady Vikes previously unbeaten season. After a near perfect season, that included zero losses prior to the one suffered against the Bears, the fairytale season for the Vikings has finally come to a ...

Girls’ soccer dominates Santa Clara

Girls’ soccer dominates Santa Clara

Max Jung-Goldberg, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The girls’ soccer team crushed Santa Clara High School, 6-0, last night at Palo Alto High School. With the win the LadyVikes are now 12-0-4 overall and and 6-0-4 in league. They are at the top of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League standings, ahead of rival Mountain View and Los Gatos, and acco...

Girls’ Soccer defeats league rival Mountain View 2-0

Girls’ Soccer defeats league rival Mountain View 2-0

Matan Ziv, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Viking girls’ soccer team outlasted league foe Mountain View Tuesday afternoon, going on to win 2-0 The Vikings ruled the entire first half, keeping most of the possession and not allowing Mountain View into their half of the pitch. However, the Viking’s complete control of the field did n...

Girls’ soccer handles Capuchino 7-0

Girls’ soccer handles Capuchino 7-0

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich

December 5, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls' soccer team continued their run of good form on Monday evening as they dominated Capuchino by the score of 7-0. The game started off similar to the last with the opposition having a very decent chance or two, but failing to convert. With the Vikings having some decent chances along...

Girls’ soccer takes down Menlo-Atherton 5-0

Girls’ soccer takes down Menlo-Atherton 5-0

Haley Chalmers, Peter Snodgrass, and Steven Marinkovich

December 4, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

Girls' soccer comfortably took down Menlo-Atherton on Saturday afternoon by the final score of 5-0.   Despite the final score, the game started out with Menlo-Atherton dominating most of the possession and chances. They had two very good opportunities on goal to give themselves the lead early,...

Paly girls’ soccer defeats Woodside 3-0 in season opener

Dillon Scheel and Nick Smallwood

November 29, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikings’ girls soccer team looked strong in their season opener with a 3-0 victory against Woodside. Right out of the gate the Vikings had the ball moving. In the opening minutes of the game a flurry of nice passes left Tess Preising (‘17) with a solid shot on goal that was deflected by the g...

Girls’ soccer defeats Sacred Heart Prep 5-1

Girls’ soccer defeats Sacred Heart Prep 5-1

Nikki Merkle-Raymond, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Vikings blew the Sacred Heart Gators out of the water with a 5-1 defeat. The Sacred Heart gators and our Paly Vikings went head-to-head in a game in Monday. The Gators came out strong and scored the first goal of the first half leaving the score 1-0. The Lady Vikes soon returned the fav...

Girls’ soccer defeats Saratoga 3-0

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girls’ soccer defeated Saratoga 3-0 at home, with Emily Tomz (‘18) getting a hat trick.   The Vikings found possession of the ball in the early minutes of the game, controlling the ball for the majority of the first half. Tomz started her streak soon after the whistle with a shot...

Girls’ soccer handles Milpitas 8-0

Girls’ soccer handles Milpitas 8-0

Steven Marinkovich and Peter Snodgrass

January 13, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team easily defeated Milpitas 8-0 on Wednesday afternoon. The Vikings started out the game strong, controlling the possession and having a few chances on goal. Before long, Ansley Queen (‘16) scored the Vikings’ opening goal off of a pass from Tess Preising (‘17). Preising...

Girls’ soccer takes down Los Gatos 3-0

Girls’ soccer takes down Los Gatos 3-0

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich

January 7, 2016


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team took down Los Gatos by the score of 3-0 on Wednesday afternoon. The Vikings started out the game strong, having some chances early from both corner kicks and set pieces, but they couldn’t find the back of the net. The first portion of the game was fairly even with...

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