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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

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

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

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

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

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

Yale commit and Paly student Josh Totte ('14) was called up from his San Jose Earthquakes Academy team to play with the club's reserves against the Fresno Fuego. Totte would later be asked to join the Earthquakes' first team who played the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Josh Stern, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2014

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

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...

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