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Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018

Boys Basketball (18-2, 12-0) After winning the SCVAL title and being selected as the #3 seed in the CCS Open Division tournament, boys basketball looks to make a run at the open division title. “I want to win Open,” Will Schlemmer (‘18) said. “I think we have enough talent and experien...

Vikes defeat Homestead to extend winning streak to 3

Hayley Levine, News Editor

January 17, 2018

The Vikes had a strong showing at home against the Mustangs of Homestead. The team took an early lead with a goal from Valter Levander (‘18) from a through ball by Paul Thie (‘19). The Vikings took the lead into the half 1-0. Midway through the second half the Vikings doubled their lead with...

Boys’ soccer ties Los Gatos 2-2

Boys' soccer ties Los Gatos 2-2

Steven Marinkovich and Peter Snodgrass

January 27, 2016

The Paly boys’ soccer team tied Los Gatos 2-2 on Wednesday afternoon. The game started out pretty slow with neither team having many clear cut shots on goal in the first half. The possession was fairly even and the majority of the game was played in the middle of the field with each team controlling...

Boys’ soccer prevails over the Homestead Mustangs 1-0

Wesley Woo ('15) goes for a 50-50 ball against a Homestead Mustang player. The Vikings went on to win 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 dominates over Gunn 3-0

Dami Bolarinwa ('15) celebrates with his teammates after scoring late in the game. Bolarinwa's goal put the Vikings up 3-0, winning the game.

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...

Srinivasan (’16) nets Vikings’ only goal, boys’ soccer ties Los Altos

Dami Bolarinwa (‘16) chases after the ball. The Vikings tied 1-1 against the Los Altos Eagles.

Maddie Kinnaman and Olivia Scola

January 29, 2014

The Palo Alto Vikings' boys’ soccer team tied 1-1 against the the Los Altos Eagles on Wednesday, January 29 in a closely matched game. The fast paced first half began with the Vikings and the Eagles playing to each other's strengths. The Vikings' forceful defense kept the Eagles at bay for the firs...

Boys’ soccer ties close match with Trojans, 1-1

Preston Kuppe ('15) attempts to steal the ball from the Milpitas Trojans. The Vikings went on to tie the 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 ...

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...

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

Cina Vacir ('14) prepares for a corner kick that allowed Paul Stefanski ('13) to score. Vacir's corner kick was one of many that contributed to Paly's win.

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....

Boys’ soccer gets a haircut

Annie Susco and Pippa Raffel

December 7, 2012

At Palo Alto High School the varsity boys' soccer team has a tradition of giving each other crazy haircuts before their first game of the season. This video is of a few short interviews with some of the players, telling The Viking Magazine what their hair cuts are all about. Filmed by Pippa Raffel and...

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