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Q & A with Jack Devine

Bryan Look and Quinn Knoblock
November 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Football, Lacrosse - Boys, Profiles

VIKING MAGAZINE: What is playing sports like at a private school compared to a public school? JACK DEVINE:  I haven’t witnessed it firsthand, but from what I’ve heard, I think it’s a bit more of a commitment if you’re playing a private school sport. VM: How so? JD: With Bellarmine Football,... Read more »

Baseball wins Game 1, 9-0, over Los Altos

Baseball wins Game 1, 9-0, over Los Altos

Bryan Look, Business Manager
May 9, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly Baseball won its first game of league playoffs against Los Altos; the first game of a three game series.   The Vikings used a solid inning-by-inning offense and stellar pitching by Justin Hull (‘16) to absolutely dominates the Eagles in the crucial Game 1.   Paly offense ... Read more »

Boys Lacrosse Slaughter on Senior Afternoon

Boys Lacrosse Slaughter on Senior Afternoon

Quinn Knoblock, Features Editor
May 9, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly Boys Lacrosse had a great game Saturday mid-day to celebrate its Seniors. Before the game began, there was a nice ceremony to honor the 11 seniors on Varsity, as they played their final regular season home game. “It was certainly emotional to play my last regular season game at home,” se... Read more »

Softball falls 4-2 to Santa Clara on senior day

Softball falls 4-2 to Santa Clara on senior day

Steven Marinkovich, Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly softball team fell to Santa Clara 4-2 in extra innings on senior day. The game started out slow with only one runner in scoring position through the first two innings. That came for Santa Clara in the top of the second after a single and a stolen base. Despite that, they couldn’t knock the ... Read more »

Girls’ lacrosse dominates Los Altos 13-0

Girls’ lacrosse dominates Los Altos 13-0

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer
April 30, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team continued their dominance in league on Friday night at home. The Vikings won 13-0, starting off the scoring in the first minutes of the game.   The Vikings defense didn’t have much to worry about, with the ball crossing their own defensive h... Read more »

Boys’ tennis vs. Monta Vista preview

Phillip Ericsson
April 23, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports

The Boys Tennis Team are preparing to take on Monta Vista High School Friday at home. The team has a record of 6-10 with matches against Sacred Heart and Monta Vista left in the season, and will be competing in the SCVAL Championship game. The championship game will be comprised of three singles as wel... Read more »

Boys baseball vs Gunn preview

April 23, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys’ baseball team (15-3-1) looks to take on crosstown rival, Gunn High School (4-13) at 3 p.m Saturday on the Paly baseball field. In this non-league game, the Vikings hope to defeat the Gunn Titans in their first meeting this season.   With Palo Alto beating the... Read more »

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School’s varsity boys’ tennis team lost to Sacred Heart Prep 5-2 at Paly on Wednesday. The Vikings only won two of the eight matches they played. Shiv Matta (‘16) easily won his first set 6-1, and due to injury, only played the single set. Adrian Smith (‘17) also easily... Read more »

Paly’s Baseball team crushed Saratoga at home on Wednesday with a final score of 10-1

Paly’s Baseball team crushed Saratoga at home on Wednesday with a final score of 10-1

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Neither team scored in the first inning. However, in the second inning, Justin Hull ('16) was walked and was able to steal second base when Lawrence Han (‘16) got up to bat. Han hit a single down center field, giving Hull the opportunity to run home. Another run was made when Riley Schoeben ('16) ... Read more »

Softball wins in come-from-behind fashion over Fremont 10-6

Softball wins in come-from-behind fashion over Fremont 10-6

Bryan Look, Business Manager
April 21, 2016
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Fremont jumped out to an early lead over Paly, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning on three hits and three walks off of Vikings’ starter Fabiana Teofan (‘19).   After that, the Firebirds kept the 4-0 lead for two innings until the Vikings scratched across a run scored by Jesse K... Read more »

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