The Viking Magazine

Paly girls’ soccer defeats Woodside 3-0 in season opener

Dillon Scheel and Nick Smallwood

November 29, 2016

The Vikings’ girls soccer team looked strong in their season opener with a 3-0 victory against Woodside. Right out of the gate the Vikings had the ball moving. In the opening minutes of the game a flurry of nice passes left Tess Preising (‘17) with a solid shot on goal that was deflected by the g...

Girls’ Soccer triumphs over Saratoga 3-0

January 22, 2014

Girls Soccer defeats Saratoga

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 ...

Girls’ soccer records first win of the season, 2-0

Megan Tall ('14) kicks the ball. The lady Vikes went on to defeat the 'Balers 2-0.

Julia Saul, Design Editor

December 7, 2013

On a chilly Saturday afternoon, the Vikings had their first win of the season against the San Benito ‘Balers, 2-0. “Our first half was really strong and we got chances and we finished them,” captain Megan Tall (‘14) said. “We definitely let ourselves go in the second half and are really d...

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...

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...

The Lost Season: A look into Paly boys’ varsity soccer players’ choices to quit the team this season

The Lost Season: A look into Paly boys' varsity soccer players' choices to quit the team this season

Austin Poore, Nora Rosati, Staff Writers

February 25, 2012

From being ranked 13th in the nation to being on the verge of getting dropped to the lowest division of its league, Palo Alto high school boys’ varsity soccer has seen it all. Only three years ago, the 2008-2009 team piled up a record of 21-1-3 en route to a Central Coast Section (CCS) co-championshi...

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