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Boys’ lacrosse just clutches 11-6 win against the Los Altos Eagles

Ami Drez, News Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto boy's lacrosse team started off strong in the first half and maintained their lead with a final score of 11-6. The Vikings came into the first quarter ready to dominate, with two goals by Wayland Chiu ('14) and Matt Seligson ('16). Los Altos rallied back and put one at the back of the...

Opening of Viking Stadium highlighted by Vikings 28-7 win over San Benito

Opening of Viking Stadium highlighted by Vikings 28-7 win over San Benito

Gillian Chryst and Katie Foug
September 14, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Kicking off its season in the newly constructed Viking Stadium, the Palo Alto High School football team defeated San Benito, 28-7. The grand opening was celebrated with ribbon cutting, carrying of the American flag, fireworks and a coin toss by 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh.  The Vikings started the game...

Join the Viking Bracket Challenge today!

Join the Viking Bracket Challenge today!

Colin Patterson, News Editor
March 11, 2013
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

It is that time of year again, Paly. The madness is upon us! In a matter of weeks college basketball fans all across America will construct their own "perfect" bracket. We at The Viking have created our very own bracket pool for all Paly students, basketball fans or otherwise, to join and see who ...

Cheer vs. Dance

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer
February 20, 2013
Filed under Videos

A few years ago, a group of students decided to start a dance team in competition with the cheer team. Today, both teams respect each other and even train together. Her is a video to see both teams perform at the Winter Rally along with interviews.

Viking Tries Archery

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer
October 8, 2012
Filed under Videos

The Viking staff members, Spencer Drazovich, Colin Patterson, and Austin Poore, travel to Palomo Archery in order to try their skills in Archery. Watch and see how Archery went for them, and their thoughts and feelings about the experience.

Team Paige defeats Team Sam 12-4 in annual Viking staff basketball game

Team Paige defeats Team Sam 12-4 in annual Viking staff basketball game

Austin Poore, Staff Writer
September 2, 2011
Filed under Top Stories, Viking Tries

Team Paige defeated Team Sam in the Viking’s annual staff basketball game Wednesday on the outdoor courts at Palo Alto High School by a score of 12 - 4 Team Paige never trailed en route to its victory, although turnovers were the story early in the game. Both teams struggled to keep possession, ...

Baseball crushes Wilcox to tie SCVAL championship series

Baseball crushes Wilcox to tie SCVAL championship series

Emy Kelty and Alistair Thompson
May 12, 2011
Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School Varsity baseball team (23-9, 13-5) crushed Wilcox (25-5, 13-3) 10-1 to tie the SCVAL championship series up at 1-1 today. The Vikings lost the first game of the three game series 10-8 on Tuesday.  Graham Marchant (’11) pitched a solid 7 innings and was backed up by strong hi...

Emy Kelty

Emy Kelty

March 27, 2011
Filed under Staff

Emy is a senior at Paly and is one of two editor-in-chiefs of  The Viking.  She currently plays varsity soccer and lacrosse at Paly.  In her free time she enjoys traveling, going to the beach, being with her family and friends, and playing with her chocolate lab puppy.  She loves eating all diff...

What’s the Difference?

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor
November 20, 2010
Filed under Columns

I’ve had enough of this obsession with pastimes like football and baseball. Sure, they’re packed with eventful moments and impressive turning points, but they don’t have the creativity and depth that sport is supposed to embody. I don’t doubt that they’re challenging in their own ways. I know...

The Role of Sleep in Sports

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor
June 10, 2010
Filed under Features

Caffeine-packed, the freshly brewed cup of java continues to jump-start sleep-deprived citizens with a temporary boost of energy. Day in and day out, they wake up with the luxury of knowing that their consistent five hours of sleep will not hold them back; at 5:30 a.m. the coffee machine is on the grind...

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