Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

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Paly Boys Soccer beats Gunn 3-2
Yasmin Friedrichowitz January 25, 2023

Tonight Paly boys soccer won against cross-town rivals, Gunn Highschool, in a close  3-2 match. Paly played together well and used their first goals and motivation to finish the game strong.    “The team showed more passion than Gunn did...

Paly Boys Basketball Defeats Cupertino 53-34
Takumi Weimann, Staff Writer • January 25, 2023

The Paly boys varsity basketball team had a decisive victory over Cupertino High School with a final score of 53-34 on Wednesday night. Coming off of a hard fought victory against Saratoga High School, Paly boys varsity easily defeated Cupertino by...

Paly Girls Soccer Team Faces Ineligibility
Paly Girls Soccer Team Faces Ineligibility
Elizabeth Fetter, Jackson Martin, and Cameron Toland January 23, 2023

During the winter months, on any given morning at seven, the Paly lacrosse field is full of players. But not from field hockey or lacrosse. Instead, it is the girls soccer team, warming up on the turf: running laps, passing the ball around and performing...

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Paly Girls Soccer Falls to Mountain View 3-0
Sirisha Mitra, Staff Writer • January 30, 2023

Girls Varsity soccer fell to Mountain View on Friday with a final score of 3-0. Junior captain Kiana Feldis is proud of the way the team held its ground. “It...

Paly Girls Soccer Team Faces Ineligibility
Paly Girls Soccer Team Faces Ineligibility
Elizabeth Fetter, Jackson Martin, and Cameron Toland January 23, 2023

During the winter months, on any given morning at seven, the Paly lacrosse field is full of players. But not from field hockey or lacrosse. Instead, it...

Photo courtesy of Cindy Krieger
Paly Boys Soccer Defeats Wilcox 3-0
Claire Cho, Staff Writer • January 20, 2023

On December 18th the Paly boys soccer team beat Wilcox high school 3-2-0. The team’s dominance and hard work throughout the game led to another win for...

Complete graph of the menstrual cycle over the period of one month. Graph by Grace Gormley.
The Menstruation Situation
Eliza Gaither, Grace Gormley, and Hillary Studdert December 19, 2022

A single week has a finite number of hours. For students, the challenge is often fitting everything in: Thirty hours of school; Fifty-six hours of sleep;...

Student or Athlete: What Takes Priority?
Student or Athlete: What Takes Priority?
Yasmin Friedrichowitz, Tyler Wong, and Sirisha Mitra October 19, 2022

Juggling academics and athletics is a challenge that the majority of Paly has to deal with on a daily basis, which can often lead to increased stress...

California: Taking a Gamble?
California: Taking a Gamble?
Grace Gormley, Takumi Weimann, and Ivan Ijzerman October 11, 2022

Steve Delaney, a recovering sports gambling addict in New York state, read aloud on his podcast a message from an online gambling-support group: "Please...

The CCS Dilemma: How Strict is Too Strict?
The CCS Dilemma: How Strict is Too Strict?
JJ Stoen December 19, 2022

Paly athletes, and most high school athletes in general, participate in club sports along with their high school counterparts. This gives them two unique...

Viking Tries: The Driving Range
Viking Tries: The Driving Range
Ivan Ijzerman and Caleb Wong December 19, 2022

In most sports, the higher the score, the better. This holds true for almost every professional sport played here in the States; in basketball, football,...

Viking Tries: Military Boot Camp
Viking Tries: Military Boot Camp
JJ Stoen and Jason Hu October 19, 2022

  West Point, also known as the United States Military Academy, was founded in 1802, just a decade before the United States would declare war for...

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Volume XVI Issue 2

Our feature story, “Menstruation Situation” (pg. 20), highlights how the common menstrual cycle constructs multiple obstacles for many athletes around the world. (cover by Owen Bittinger and Grace Gormley • art by Elizabeth Fetter)

Volume XVI Issue 1

With California’s upcoming ballot, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram feeds everywhere are flooded with ads saying, “Vote YES or NO on X Prop.” This year the two that are appearing everywhere are the sports gambling propositions: Prop 26 and 27. Our feature story this issue (pg. 34) provides an analysis of the pros and cons of these two propositions and an overview of sports gambling as a whole. (Cover by Alex Yan)

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