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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),...

Cross-country preview: racing to victory

Boys' runners Kent Slaney ('17), Lucas Novak ('15) and Kai Oda ('17) start off their SCVAL championship race at Crystal Springs. The boys went on to qualify for CCS finals last year. Photo courtesy of Malcolm Slaney.

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer

August 27, 2014

After both boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams placed outside of state championship qualification last year at the Central Coast Section (CCS) finals, the two teams are looking to improve this season. Everyone has their sights set on one main goal: to finally qualify for the state championship. “This...

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 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...

Girls’ soccer season ends with CCS rules violation, four forfeitures

Signs like this one posted around the Paly campus offered the girls team encouragement for CCS. However, now that the team has violated a CCS regulation the Vikes' season is over.

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

The Paly girls’ soccer team received the decision Thursday afternoon that it would be disqualified from Central Coast Section (CCS) play for a rules violation and must forfeit its past four victories, including a 5-0 first round CCS playoff victory over San Benito on Wednesday. Defender Jace...

Girls’ soccer adds another win after shutting out Lynbrook

Alyssa Maharaj ('14) dribbles past Lynbrook defenders before taking a shot. The Vikings went on to win 4-0 and stay undefeated in league play.

James Harrison, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013

The Lady Vikes showed their league dominance again as they breezed by league opponent Lynbrook High 4-0 on Friday night. The Vikings controlled the game with their clear advantage in possession of the ball. The first goal scored by the Vikings came from center back Olivia Musil ('15) 10 minutes into...

Girls’ varsity soccer undefeated in league with another easy win

Alys Olmstead ('16) prepares for a header against her opponent as the ball nears. Olmstead and other attackers dominated the field scoring six goals.

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

January 16, 2013

The Paly girls’ varsity soccer team had yet another successful defeat this Wednesday at the Paly home turf. The lady Vikes beat Milpitas 6-1, leaving them undefeated in their league. Overall, the Vikings are satisfied with their win, h0wever, Coach Seedman believes that the girls' didn't play to...

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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