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Viking Magazine

Staff Gets Served
Staff Gets Served
Jason Hu and Alena Lotterer October 19, 2023

Paly offers a wide variety of sports, running from the fall season to the spring season —  one of those sports being volleyball. While the boys volleyball season takes place in the spring, Paly’s girls volleyball season is currently in full swing....

Lessons from Little League
Lessons from Little League
Eliza Gaither and Katie Yen October 16, 2023

Anyone who passes by the Greene Middle School field on a Saturday morning will see hundreds of little kids running clumsily around chasing soccer balls. Many of us were once members of this herd, and have fond memories of our years with the youth soccer...

Photo courtesy of Michael Reaves.
Editorial: NFL's Lack of Coaching Diversity is a Problem
The Viking Staff May 23, 2023

Over 56 percent of the players in the National Football League are of African American descent. And yet, of the 30 total head coaches in the NFL, only three were Black, and six were minorities during the 2022 season. This is a major problem that has...

Paly Boys Basketball Defeat Overfelt 78-17
Lucas Tung November 30, 2023

Last night, in their second home game of the season, Paly boys basketball dominated the Overfelt Royals 78-17 in a statement win. The Vikings rolled...

Varsity Captain Alaap Nair (24) goes for a layup
Paly Boys Basketball Beat Sequoia 67-28
Roan Haney, Staff Writer • November 29, 2023

Paly boys basketball played their opening home game on Tuesday night against Sequoia. After taking a strong win against Pacific Grove, the Vikings started...

Photo courtesy of Karen Hickey
Paly Football Beats Mountain View in the Divsion IV CCS Championship 34-33
Tyler Martin, Online Editor-in-Chief • November 26, 2023

Paly football won the Divsion IV CCS Championship defeating Mountain View in a thrilling 34-33 victory yesterday at San Jose City College. This marks...

Photo courtesy of Todd Shurtleff - MaxPreps.
Honoring Earl Hansen Stadium this Saturday
Eliza Gaither, Creative Director • September 8, 2023

Paly is celebrating the newly named Earl Hansen Stadium on September 9th to honor the coach who inspired and understood football players as not only athletes...

Swim and Dive Documentary Releases First Episode
Swim and Dive Documentary Releases First Episode
Grace Gormley, Editor-in-Chief • September 6, 2023

Monday marked an important milestone for the Paly swim and dive team: the first episode of a docu-series covering the boys team’s 2023 season was released...

Paly fans cheer at a football game. Powderpuff would be played in the same fun atmosphere, but would showcase skilled female athletes and a fun, fast paced game.
Powderpuff Proposed For Spirit Week
Trey Collins, Social Media Manager • May 26, 2023

Homecoming week at Paly is packed with beloved traditions such as float building, spirit rallies and more. Recently, there has been a push for a new spirit...

Volume XVII Issue 1

In this issue, our cover story covers the remarkable rise of Pickleball, as well as a feature covering the difference between public and private school athletics as well as the issue of illegal recruiting. Cover photo by Jason Hu.

Volume XVI Issue 5

In this issue, we recap the 2022- 2023 season, naming the athletes of the year and awarding the honor of the Alok Subbarao Sportmanship Award. Also included are articles covering the basics of taping, fun summer athletic activites, and the most electric moments of the school year’s sports seasons.  (Cover by Owen Bittinger)

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