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Palo Alto Boy’s Soccer Defeats Fremont 2-0

Palo Alto Boy’s Soccer Defeats Fremont 2-0

Zach Phillips and Bryan Look

February 16, 2018


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto High School Boys’ Soccer defeated Freemont High School 2-0 on Friday in a decisive victory. Paly was able to take an early lead (16th minute) thanks to Leyton Ho (‘19), who skillfully dribbled down the middle of the pitch, beat the center back, and slotted it home.  The Vikings...

Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night

Boys soccer loses a 2-0 match on senior night

Joshua Kasevich, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto Boys Soccer loses a hard-fought match against  SCVAL rival Los Gatos. Before the game began the team’s seniors were honored for their contribution to the squad. The seniors include Matt Knowles (‘18), Xander Sherer (‘18), Kiran Misner (‘18), Alex Antunex (‘18), Victor Magnuss...

Boys’ Soccer defeats Santa Clara

Boys’ Soccer defeats Santa Clara

Will Strauch, Executive Senior Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

Boys’ soccer defeated Santa Clara High School 4-1 on Friday in a very exciting match. Paly started off very strong in the first half taking control over the game with solid play in the midfield. Xander Sherer (‘18) and Leyton Ho (‘19) provided the first two goals for Paly in the first thirty m...

Boy’s Soccer Defeats Mountain View, 2-0

Zach Phillips, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys soccer team beat the Mountain View Spartans 2-0 in an overwhelming match this afternoon. Excited fans braved the tough, rainy conditions and packed the stands after school on Wednesday for a game against crosstown rival Mountain View. The Vikings started ...

Dynamic Duos

Dynamic Duos

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

April 16, 2014


Filed under Features, Soccer - Girls, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Track & Field

When looking at a Paly roster, sometimes it catches the eye that two players have the same last name, and it turns out that they are siblings on the same varsity team. These two brothers or sisters have something special between them because they are on the same Paly team. Famous sibling athletes...

Paly student, Yale commit Totte (’14) called-up to San Jose Earthquakes

Paly student, Yale commit Totte (’14) called-up to San Jose Earthquakes

Josh Stern, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2014


Filed under Featured Athlete, Pro Sports, Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

San Jose Earthquakes Academy player and Paly student Josh Totte ('14) got a first-hand glimpse at professional soccer, and it was in front of a crowd of 12,659 at Chukchansi Park in Fresno, Calif. The Yale commit was notified about his calling-up to the Earthquakes' reserve team along with seven other p...

Girls’ Soccer triumphs over Saratoga 3-0

January 22, 2014


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Video, Videos, Winter Sports

Girls Soccer defeats Saratoga

Boys’ soccer ties close match with Trojans, 1-1

Boys’ soccer ties close match with Trojans, 1-1

Clara Harrington, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

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

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

Julia Saul, Design Editor

December 7, 2013


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

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

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

Tara Lawrence, Business Manager, Photo Editor

December 5, 2013


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...

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