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An Athlete’s Advantage

Steven Marinkovich and Peter Snodgrass
February 18
Filed under Features

In this introspective piece, The Viking explores the college recruitment process for many Paly student athletes and their paths to becoming college athletes. The experience of athletic recruitment can be very different for everyone, some may get into their school because of their sport, but then realiz...

Girls’ soccer comes up just short in 3-2 CCS Championship loss to Mountain View

Girls’ soccer comes up just short in 3-2 CCS Championship loss to Mountain View

Rowan McEvoy and Garrett Reynolds
March 7
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team lost to Mountain View 3-2 in the CCS finals Saturday morning at Valley Christian High School. Alison Lu (‘16) accounted for both goals for the Vikings who squandered numerous chances to score throughout the game. “We had a lot of missed opportunities,” head coach...

Girls’ soccer defeats Homestead 8-0

Girls’ soccer defeats Homestead 8-0

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-In-Chief
February 12
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team trounced the Homestead Mustangs 8-0 at home Thursday on senior night. Players Priscilla Bell (‘15), Lena Chang (‘15), Katie Foug (‘15), Sarah Lim (‘15) Livi Musil (‘15) and Aoi Sugihara (‘15) were honored in a ceremony following the game. Allison Lu (‘16),...

Girls’ track rolls 92-35 over Lynbrook

Girls’ track rolls 92-35 over Lynbrook

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
April 15
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track & Field

The Paly girls’ track team defeated Lynbrook 92-35 on Thursday at home. The team dominated the meet, taking first in all but two events en route to a large margin of victory. “I feel like the girls’ team did pretty well,” Julia Asin (‘15) said. “We won pretty easily.” Paly dominated bo...

Girls’ soccer ties last league game against Los Gatos 2-2

Girls’ soccer ties last league game against Los Gatos 2-2

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ soccer team tied up its last league game against Los Gatos with a score of 2-2. Despite the numerous scoring opportunities, the Vikings were unable to finish the game off with a win. “We played really well, probably our best game of the season,” Co-captain Megan Tall (‘14) said. “I...

Girls’ soccer ties Los Altos in first game of season

Girls’ soccer ties Los Altos in first game of season

Anna Dukovic and Gillian Chryst
January 8
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

Paly girls’ soccer kicked off its season with its first league game at home against last years defending Central Coast Section (CCS) champs Los Altos. Despite a strong first half, the Vikings were unable to come out with a win. “The first half I think we dominated and I think we put away necessary...

Girls’ soccer drops home opener to Menlo-Atherton 2-1

Girls’ soccer drops home opener to Menlo-Atherton 2-1

Tara Lawrence, Business Manager, Photo Editor
December 5
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

In its first match of the season, the Paly girls’ soccer team fell to Menlo-Atherton 2-1 at home. The Vikings started off slowly as the Bears scored in the first 10 minutes of the match. Moments later following the Menlo-Atherton score, Nika Woodfill ('16) fired a rebounded ball into the back of...

Female Underclassman of the Year: Jacey Pederson

Female Underclassman of the Year: Jacey Pederson

Michael Strong, Business Manager
May 22
Filed under Featured Athlete, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Profiles, Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

Jacey Pederson (’16) walked onto the Palo Alto High School campus less than one year ago. However, if you are a soccer fan, or are simply a person who appreciates talent, then you most likely already know of her. With the school year coming to a close, the Viking Magazine has awarded Underclassmen Fe...

Girls’ soccer shuts down Cupertino, advances to CCS

Girls’ soccer shuts down Cupertino, advances to CCS

Sammy Solomon, News Editor
February 13
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

On their senior night, the Paly's girls' soccer team conquered Cupertino High School 3-1, to end their regular season. The Lady Vikes, who remain undefeated in the El Camino league, will advance to the Central Coast Section Championships (CCS) next week. The Vikings began the game with aggressive...

Girls’ soccer drops tough battle to Sacred Heart Prep, 1-0

Girls’ soccer drops tough battle to Sacred Heart Prep, 1-0

Ami Drez, Staff writer
December 1
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

This Friday night The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity soccer team lost a tough battle to Sacred Heart Prep (SHP), 1-0 at Paly.The majority of the first half was a defensive battle. Paly's attack had multiple scoring opportunities, but the girls couldn't seem to find the back of the net.  With le...

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