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Girls’ soccer falls to Los Gatos, 1-0

Girls’ soccer falls to Los Gatos, 1-0

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer

January 23, 2012

Monday after school, the Palo Alto High School girls' varsity Soccer team (3-3-6, 1-2-3 League) lost to Los Gatos High School (12-0-1, 6-0-0 League) in a close game of 1-0. The Wildcats scored their point about half way through the second half in a constant battle that took place on both sides of...

Girls’ soccer loses tough battle to Mountain View, 2-1

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

January 8, 2012

  Friday night, the Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity Soccer team (4-2-1, 0-1-1 League) fell to Mountain View High School (7-1-1, League 2-0-0) with a score 2-1. The game did not pick up speed until the second half, when each team scored their respective goals. Though the Lady Vikes have...

Column: The awkward moment when…

Column: The awkward moment when…

Mira Ahmad, Managing Editor

October 20, 2011

At today’s Paly girls’ soccer meeting, the signup paper made its way around to me. Name? Pretty straightforward. Position? Outside defender- duh, it hasn’t been anything else since the third grade. Club? The awkward pause and the hovering pen. Club. I looked around at some of the girls who I have...

Against All Odds

Against All Odds

Emy Kelty, Editor-In-Chief

July 17, 2011

On March 11th 2011 the 5th biggest earthquake since 1900 hit Japan and sent aftershocks over the country.  The earthquake also triggered a tsunami that accelerated to a speed of 500 miles per hour and endangered Japanese citizens living on the coast who only had 8 minutes to escape.  In the natural disa...

Female Underclassmen of the Year: Nina Kelty

Female Underclassmen of the Year: Nina Kelty

Paige Borsos and Ali Kershner, Staff Writer

June 2, 2011

This year the Female Underclassman of the Year Award goes to Nina Kelty (‘13). Kelty is a member of both the varsity soccer and varsity lacrosse teams at Paly. Her fluid athleticism allows her to dominate on both fields and become a rising star on both squads. With a perfect balance of respect,...

Helen Butler: Female Athelete of 2010-2011

Helen Butler: Female Athelete of 2010-2011

Anne Hildebrand, Copy Editor

May 31, 2011

Though all of Paly’s athletes are extremely important to their teams, the defensive players often are overlooked. The glory goes to the offensive players and the teams who win championships.  But on teams that are struggling, there is sometimes a star player who keeps the team’s hope alive. The...

Girls’ soccer stunned by Los Altos, 2-1

Ben Sneider

March 2, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (5-6-1, 2-2-1) was defeated 2-1 by Los Altos High School (3-2-5, 2-2-2) today, tightening the race for supremacy in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League. The first half was a deadlock for both teams. The Lady Vikes saw little success in creating...

Girls’ soccer falls to Monta Vista, 2-0

Nathan Norimoto and Skylar Dorosin

March 2, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (4-5) lost to Monta Vista 2-0 Wednesday afternoon in its second league game of the season. The team’s difficulty with connecting passes and finishing shots was a deciding factor in the loss. "I believe we didn't make the right passes, and I think...

Girls’ soccer shuts out Homestead 2-0 in first league game

Mariah Phillips and Paige Borsos

March 2, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (4-4, 1-0) beat the Homestead Mustangs (3-2-2) in the first league game of the season this Wednesday at home, 2-0. The Lady Vikes got off to a quick start when Virginia Tech-bound center back Helen Butler (’11) scored a goal in the opening minutes...

Girls’ soccer shuts out Homestead 2-0 in first league game

Mariah Philips, Paige Borsos

January 6, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ soccer team (4-4, 1-0) beat the Homestead Mustangs (3-2-2) in the first league game of the season this Wednesday at home, 2-0. The Lady Vikes got off to a quick start when Virginia Tech-bound center back Helen Butler (’11) scored a goal in the opening minu...

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