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Panther Soccer (Nov 12, 2014)

The postseason soccer play-offs began last week in Boonville with the hosts facing Fremont Christian at Tom Smith Field. Somewhat predictably these days, grades and discipline issues for a couple…

Panther Soccer (Nov 5, 2014)

With two games to go, AV remained in second place, just one point behind leaders Roseland Prep, who, given their opposition, would almost certainly finish with two wins to clinch…

Panther Soccer (Oct 29, 2014)

With four games remaining in the regular season, if AV were to win the title then they would have to win all of these and hope that Roseland Prep drop…

Panther Soccer (Oct 22, 2014)

The team desperately needed to rebound from the stunning loss against Tomales in last week’s Homecoming game. However, there still seemed to be downcast mood among the players last Wednesday…

Panther Soccer (Oct 15, 2014)

The visit of Sonoma Academy to the Valley last Wednesday was always going to be a tough match despite the Coyotes’ position near the bottom of the standings. This would…

Panther Soccer (Oct 8, 2014)

Following the huge disappointment of last week’s 1-2 loss against St. Vincent’s, it would be a challenge for the team to bounce back to winning ways. One way to perhaps…

Panther Soccer (Oct 1, 2014)

Despite the Valley’s first “proper” rain for several months hitting Boonville around kick-off time last Wednesday (Sept 24), it was clear that the Panthers were far more concerned with the…

Panther Soccer (Sep 24, 2014)

The team faced its toughest test yet when they hosted Rincon Valley Christian last Wednesday at Tom Smith Field. The Christians had won all six of their games to date…

Panther Soccer (Sep 10, 2014)

The first home match of the year took place last Wednesday (Sep.3) when the Panthers hosted Middletown in a non-league game. This has been a fairly comfortable game for AV…

Panther Soccer (Sep 3, 2014)

The late postponement of the opening game against Clear Lake as a result of the very disappointing fact that no officials had been assigned to referee the game, saw the…

Joyce Murray

Joyce Murray

An elegant, unfailingly pleasant woman, Joyce Murray, lived a long and full life, some of which Joyce, who passed away last week, shared with Steve Sparks and the readers of…