The Viking Magazine

Vikings win thriller on Senior night, 4-3

Vikings win thriller on Senior night, 4-3

Alex Murray, Staff Writer

February 15, 2014

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team won an important game against Fremont High School, 4-3. Not only were the Vikings celebrating their three senior players: Cina Vazir (‘14), Neal Biswas (‘14) and Tony Maharaj (‘14); but the game also helped to decide if the Vikings would be relegated...

Srinivasan (’16) nets Vikings’ only goal, boys’ soccer ties Los Altos

Srinivasan (’16) nets Vikings’ only goal, boys’ soccer ties Los Altos

Maddie Kinnaman and Olivia Scola

January 29, 2014

The Palo Alto Vikings' boys’ soccer team tied 1-1 against the the Los Altos Eagles on Wednesday, January 29 in a closely matched game. The fast paced first half began with the Vikings and the Eagles playing to each other's strengths. The Vikings' forceful defense kept the Eagles at bay for the firs...

North Korean sports feel the effects of rising tensions within the country

North Korean sports feel the effects of rising tensions within the country

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

On July 25, 2012, days before the opening ceremony for the London Olympics, the North Korean women’s soccer team was scheduled to play Colombia. Even before the game started, problems began to arise. A North Korean player's name was announced when all of a sudden, a loud uproar rang out through t...

Boys’ soccer falls to Alisal in CCS Quarterfinals

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

February 23, 2013

In its second game in the Central Coast Section tournament, the Palo Alto High School boys' soccer team fell to the first place seed, the Alisal Trojans. Although the Vikings defeated the Trojans in a preseason tournament championship game in December, they could not hold back Alisal today. Eight...

Boy’s soccer nets another win against Cupertino High School

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer

January 28, 2013

The Palo Alto High School boys' soccer team had a dominating performance shutting out Cupertino to secure a 3-0 victory. Tonight's win boosted the team's overall record to 7-3-2. The Vikes controlled the game from the start as forward Chris Meredith (‘13) scored first for Paly on a fast break ...

Boys’ soccer collects another win, outlasting the Matadors 2-0

Boys’ soccer collects another win, outlasting the Matadors 2-0

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

January 23, 2013

Paly opened up first half play against the Monta Vista Matadors firing on all cylinders.  Forward Chris Meredith (‘13) set the tone when he netted the first goal of the game en route to Paly's 2-0 victory over the Matadors. “Chris is always tough,” Viking head coach Briggs said about Meredith....

Boys’ soccer loses to Mountain View 2-0

Boys’ soccer loses to Mountain View 2-0

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor

January 28, 2012

  The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team (0-9-2) lost 2-0 to Mountain View (10-4-1 overall) in a tight game. Defender Lucas Mohageg ('12) scored both points for the Spartans, with one mid-first half and the other in the last five minutes of the game. In the second half, the Vikin...

Boys’ soccer loses to Gunn 2-0

Boys’ soccer loses to Gunn 2-0

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor

January 11, 2012

The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team (0-7-2) played a close match but lost 0-2 to cross-town rival Gunn High School (1-2-1). Gunn scored its two goals midway through the second half, within a minute of each other. Paly’s defense proved strong enough to keep the Titans at bay for the first half,...

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