The Viking Magazine

An Athlete’s Advantage

Steven Marinkovich and Peter Snodgrass

February 18, 2016

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

Captains (from left to right) Livi Musil ('15), Jacey Pederson ('16) and Katie Foug ('15) stand with the second place trophy after losing in the CCS Finals.

Rowan McEvoy and Garrett Reynolds

March 7, 2015

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

Paly's six seniors are honored in a ceremony following their 8-0 win over Homestead. Senior night marked the final home game of league play.

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-In-Chief

February 12, 2015

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

Jacey Pederson ('16) rounds a turn during the 4x400m relay. The Paly girls cruised to victory while taking first in 13 of 15 events.

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer

April 15, 2014

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

Alison Lu ('16) scores Paly's second goal of the game. The Lady Vikes went on to tie the game against Los Gatos 2-2.

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer

February 15, 2014

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

Olivia Musil ('15) heads a deep driven ball near the Paly goal line to keep the Eagles from scoring. The lady Vikings tied with the Eagles 2-2.

Anna Dukovic and Gillian Chryst

January 8, 2014

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

Paly forward Sunny Lyu ('14) dribbles downfield in the Vikings' 2-1 loss against the Menlo-Atherton Bears at home.

Tara Lawrence, Business Manager, Photo Editor

December 5, 2013

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

Jacey Pederson drives to goal.

Michael Strong, Business Manager

May 22, 2013

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

Jacey Pederson ('16) controls a pass from a teammate. Pederson scored and assisted a goal in today's game.

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

February 13, 2013

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 preview

Ami Drez, Staff writer

December 1, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity soccer team has not qualified for the Central Coast Section (CCS) championships since the 2009-2010 season, and last winter season the varsity team was relegated. This year however, the team is looking to the put the past few seasons behind them, and remains...

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