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Brief: National Letter of Intent signing day ceremony

Brief: National Letter of Intent signing day ceremony

Zoe Bhargava and Katie Foug
February 5, 2014
Filed under College Sports, Top Stories

Today Paly honored eight of its senior student athletes who will continue playing their sports to the collegiate level. The ceremony took place in the big gym and included words from Athletic Director Earl Hansen and Principal Kim Diorio. “There’s a reason [these athlete’s schools] are so good,...

The Viking tries roller disco

The Viking tries roller disco

Pippa Raffel and Audrey DeBruine
February 22, 2013
Filed under Columns, Top Stories, Viking Tries

As flu season rolls around, Paly students have been falling ill left and right. Recently, five members of The Viking caught a different bug: Saturday Night Fever. There was only one possible cure: hit the roller disco. Our staff, clad in bell bottoms and fur, piled into a time machine and took a trip...

Pippa Raffel

Pippa Raffel

October 5, 2012
Filed under Staff

Pippa is a senior at Paly and this her second year on The Viking. At Paly, she runs cross-country and track and field. In her free time, Pippa enjoys hanging out with friends and cheering on the San Francisco Giants.

Brief: Girls’ track and field defeats Lynbrook

Nikolai Solgaard, Grant Shorin, Staff Writers
May 2, 2012
Filed under Track & Field

The girls’ track and field team defeated Lynbrook at home, 76-51. The Lady Vikes got out to a early lead, winning the 4×100 meter relay with a time of 50.25 seconds. Katy Foug (‘15) added five more points for the Vikes, after finishing first in the 1600 meter run in 5:19.84 minutes. Torie...

Girls’ track and field defeats Los Altos, 78-44

Nikolai Solgaard, Grant Shorin, Staff Writers
March 23, 2012
Filed under Spring Sports, Track & Field

Paly girls’ track and field beat Los Altos Eagles, 78-44 Thursday at Los Altos High School. The day started off poorly for the Vikings, as the 4x100 meter relay was disqualified due to a failed hand off. However, the Los Altos relay team was also disqualified, so after the first event the score was ...

Vikings Girls Varsity Track sends three runners to De Anza League Finals

Charlie Kelsey and Brandon Dukovic, staff writer
May 4, 2011
Filed under Track & Field

The Palo Alto Vikings Girls Varsity Track team saw 3 of its athletes advance to the finals of the SCVAL De Anza League yesterday at the De Anza League trials, under the scorching sun at Gunn High School. Josie Butler (13’), Pippa Raffel (14’) and Torie Nielsen (12’) all sprinted their way to qualification...

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