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Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Teammate Love is in the Air
Teammate Love is in the Air
Avery Reller and Trey Collins February 20, 2024

Astros Second baseman Jose Altuve
Beneath the Surface
Beau Revenaugh and Tyler Harrison February 16, 2024

It’s the bottom of the ninth in the 2017 American League Conference Series game six. Yankees 4, Astros 4. Bang! Yankees Pitcher Aroldis Chapman stands on the mound confused as his 84 mile per hour slider is timed perfectly by Jose Altuve to hit a walk-off...

Photo courtesy of Celeste Bates
Signed & Sealed
Luke Joachim, Alena Lotterer, Max Merkel, and Aspen Stitt February 15, 2024

Communication The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) permits contact and communication between high school athletes and college coaches beginning June 15 between the athlete’s sophomore and junior years. This applies to all sports except...

Paly girls basketball team fall to Monta Vista 57-24
February 22, 2024

Paly Girls Basketball fell to Monta Vista 57-24 on Friday. Playing one of the best teams in the league, they were determined to show out. Monta Vista...

Brian Miller (27) competes against his opponent. Photo courtesy of Brian Miller.
Paly Wrestling Makes History by Placing 3rd at CCS Championships
Amanda Goody, staff writer • February 22, 2024

This past weekend, the Paly wrestling team traveled to Watsonville to compete in the CCS championships. The wrestling team has been working towards...

Class of 2024 seniors line up for senior night.
Paly Boys Basketball Fall to Los Gatos High School 48-34
Dylan Robinson, Staff Writer • February 20, 2024

Paly Boys Basketball played their annual senior night game for the league title against Los Gatos High School, the 1st seeded team in their league. After...

The Goldilocks Principle in Coaching
Katie Yen, Business Manager • December 15, 2023

In Viking's last issue, my co-writer Eliza Gaither and I covered the impact of childhood sports on current Paly athletes in "Lessons From Little League."...

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...

Volume XVII Issue 2

In this issue, we discuss complexities of how world-class athletes interact with political issues, as well as writing about the loss of refs in youth sports. In our Viking Tries, we did our best as sports commentators. Cover by Grace Gormley.

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.

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