Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Photo courtesy of Karen Hickey

2021 Football Season Recap

Roei Ziv, Head Columnist December 4, 2021

It’s no secret that high school sports revolve around football. When the football team is having a successful season, it gives the impression that the entire athletics program is in good shape. Paly ...

Cross Country Season Recap

Josh Butler, Cameron Toland, Caroline Mostofizadeh, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

Paly Cross Country finished their season strong in the CIF State Championship on November 27th. With an 11th place team finish for boys, and a 6th place individual finish for junior Elizabeth Fetter, the...

Girls Volleyball Season Recap

Girls Volleyball Season Recap

Parker Bates November 24, 2021

The Girls Volleyball season sadly came to an end with a loss against Menlo Atherton in the first round of CCS. Despite an upsetting final game, the Vikings battled hard throughout the season, placing third...

Girls Golf Season Recap

Girls Golf Season Recap

Grace Li November 21, 2021

During this past week, the girls golf team successfully ranked second place at the States Championship with a score of 382, which wrapped up the fall season.   “We were able to edge out one...

Girls Water Polo Season Recap

Girls Water Polo Season Recap

Zach Hayward, Elizabeth Fetter, and Ivan Ijzerman November 19, 2021

Paly Girls varsity water polo had a season full of ups and downs. After graduating many of their starting players last year, the team consisted of mostly younger athletes, providing a unique challenge...

Photo courtesy of Karen Hickey

Field Hockey Season Recap 2021

Owen Bittinger November 19, 2021

The Paly field hockey continued their trend of strong performances in their 2021 season, placing second overall in SCVAL and boasting a 60% win rate. The team went into this season uncertain as many of...

Boys Waterpolo Season Recap 2021

Boys Waterpolo Season Recap 2021

The boys water polo season has officially come to an end, with an unfortunate defeat against cross-town rival Gunn. Nonetheless, their season was nothing short of spectacular, going from complete underdogs...

Girls Tennis Season Recap 2021

Girls Tennis Season Recap 2021

JJ Stoen, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

The fall sports season has finally come to an end. The Paly girls tennis team ended with a winning record for the 2021 season at a strong 9-6.  Some highlight wins included a steamroll for the girls...

Boys Waterpolo defeat Woodside 13-11 in CCS Semi Finals

Boy’s Waterpolo defeat Woodside 13-11 in CCS Semi Finals

Caleb Wong, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

The Paly Boy’s Waterpolo team defeated Woodside 13-11 in the CCS semi-finals, advancing themselves to the CCS championships. Before today, Paly had played Woodside in the Harker tournament, facing utter...

Seniors Lauren Sung, Sydney Sung, and Bridget OKeefe with Coach Doyle Knight

Paly Girl’s Golf place second in CCS Tournament

Oliver Marburg and Grace Li November 5, 2021

Paly Girl’s Golf placed second with a 384 at CCS Championships on Tuesday. Palo Alto beat out Los Altos in order to secure second place but came up short to Valley Christian.   “As a team,...

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