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

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 opportunities to improve and play at a high level....

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, baseball, and soccer, the team who wins is the...

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 the first time.  Fitness tests, however,...

Viking Tries: Home Run Derby

Viking Tries: Home Run Derby

Zach Hayward and Jake Foster February 27, 2022

Baseball: America’s pastime. The sweet smells of freshly cut grass, the crisp crack of a bat, and the smooth pop of the glove are just some of the things that make baseball great. It’s quite hard to...

Art by Greg Laursen

Final Word: Super Bowl Swindle

Roei Ziv, Head Columnist February 25, 2022
The most exciting moment as a sports fan is seeing your favorite team win the championship in person, but sky-high ticket prices to this year’s Super Bowl is robbing fans of these memories.
Viking Tries: Breaking Records

Viking Tries: Breaking Records

Owen Bittinger, Caleb Wong, and Alex Yan (Art) December 12, 2021

From Jeremy Lin to Devante Adams, Paly has a rich athletic history filled with many remarkable athletes. We decided to look back at some of the greatest Paly performances and attempt to beat those records....

Art by Greg Laursen

Final Word: The Greedy Game

Roei Ziv, Head Columnist October 20, 2021

The idea that sports is a money-driven business is nothing new. At the end of the day, sports teams are trying to make as much money as possible. They are a business.  But what is currently happening...

Photo by Roei Ziv

Viking Tries: Wii Sports

Roei Ziv and Sophia Cummings October 20, 2021

Growing up, there was one video game console that outpaced the rest. While younger generations might find it hard to believe,  this console was not a Playstation or an Xbox, but instead a Nintendo Wii.  Just...

Air Jordan VS. The King

Air Jordan VS. The King

Henry Bolte and Callum Olsen December 4, 2020

AIR JORDAN The Last Dance documentary put Jordan back in the spotlight and showed a new generation the superhuman abilities he put on display throughout his career. Though we often succumb to recency...

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