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BREAKING NEWS: Outdoor Workouts Suspended

BREAKING NEWS: Outdoor Workouts Suspended
November 18, 2020

The Paly Season 1 Athletics Meeting that was scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled to 12/9 at 7:30pm and all outdoor workouts are suspended starting 11/18.  According to a statement released...

Between the Bases

Between the Bases
The baseball world has long been run by players and teams who stick to a code: no running up the score, no pimping home runs, no stepping on the mound, and so on. But as younger and younger players have grown into stardom, they’ve begun to question these rules. Players like Fernando Tatis Jr. and Juan Soto have brought a new type of flare to the game, one that is exciting and electric, but also angering many older baseball fans. How will these new players leave their mark on the game? Will the ways of old eras prevail, or will they make their own rules and standards about how America’s pastime should be played?
October 14, 2020

NO stealing when up by 10 or more runs: This is a rule that is seen in essence throughout many other popular sports leagues. When a team is having an off night and losing by many runs or points,...

The Final Word: The NFL Should Reconsider Starting the Season

The Final Word: The NFL Should Reconsider Starting the Season
When the sports that we love were taken away from us because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we were all devastated. But we wanted them to come back just how we left them, not with athletes having to skip games and matches getting suspended. The NFL has seen many players get sick in recent weeks which suggests that it’s time to suspend the season, and only return once they can ensure that the integrity of the game won’t be affected.
October 14, 2020

Ryan Tannehill and the Tennessee Titans are currently 3-0, surprising many fans following their Cinderella story run to the AFC championship game last season. However, those three wins may be their only...

PLANT BASED vs PLANT WASTE

PLANT BASED vs PLANT WASTE
October 14, 2020

PLANT BASED: Vegan or plant-based diets are superior, especially for athletes By Hailey Beck and Sofia Leva Grass. Leaves. Flowers. These “foods” are what most people think vegan people eat. Heck,...

Life In The Bubble

Life In The Bubble
October 14, 2020

The game is coming down to the wire, there’s only 5 seconds left, and everyone knows the ball is going to be in the hands of the young European prodigy Luka Doncic. He gets one screen and gets the ball...

Viking Tries Fantasy Football

Viking Tries Fantasy Football
October 14, 2020

For those who don’t know how fantasy works, each team consists of players that they draft or pick up off the waivers. Every week each team plays another team comparing the stats of the whole team. For...

The Evolution of the Athlete-Activist

The Evolution of the Athlete-Activist
In the past, an athlete’s power to exert change as an activist was always limited by the receptiveness of their audience. Today, a rapid shift in the way we think about athletes has given a new wave of players the chance to redefine what an athlete can be.
October 14, 2020

On September 1, 2016, fans piled into the stadium as the clock approached gametime. The sound of the “Star Spangled Banner” echoed across the field as the sea of fans stood up, taking off their...

Teenage Dream

Teenage Dream
In honor of the 2010 State Championship football team, the Viking staff wanted to acknowledge the victory and the journey of the players and coaches.
October 14, 2020

The score was 15-13, Paly in the lead. 30 seconds remained on the game clock and Centennial’s kicker lined up for the game-winning field goal. The ball was snapped and the kick was away. As the ball...

Comeback Player

Comeback Player
Alex Smith went from being one of the most respected quarterbacks in the NFL to a tragic player following a gruesome injury that nearly took his life. Not many would recover, nonetheless play again, but Smith doesn't play with doubts.
October 14, 2020

It was a gloomy day in Landover, Maryland where the then Washington Redskins are set to take on the Houston Texans in a crucial mid season game. The date is November 18th, 2018. It is 3rd & 9 from...

Staff View: Politics In Sports

Staff View: Politics In Sports
October 14, 2020

Throughout history, the place of activism within the sports world has been an extremely controversial and important issue. From Muhammad Ali’s refusal to join the armed forces during the Vietnam War...

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