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Girls’ soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Girls’ soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Shannon Scheel, Michael Strong, Columnist, Staff Writer

February 1, 2012

The Palo Alto High School-Gunn High School rivalry clearly fired up both of the respective schools’ varsity girls’ soccer teams tonight on Paly’s El Camino field: after a fast-paced first half, Paly finished the game with a 3-1 victory, the same margin that the Titans had beaten the Vikings by...

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...


Marina Foley, Staff Writer

April 25, 2011

Having devoted the past 14 years of my childhood to competitive soccer, I now realize having a life might be worth it. Compared to other 11 year olds in the soccer scene, my childhood wasn't filled with otter pops and orange slices, but rather sweat and pressure from my father who happened to vicariously...

For What It’s Worth

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor

October 19, 2009

In a split-second, I sealed my fate, signed away my soccer career and regained those precious hours each week that I had religiously devoted to soccer for the past decade. For nearly four days beforehand, I had been training at the University Of California San Diego's recruiting camp alongside a team...

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