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

Sophomore William Backstrand looks to make a pass. Photo by Eliza Gaither.

Boys Water Polo Team Defeats Lynbrook

Grace Gormley, Copy Editor September 20, 2022

The Paly boys water polo team earned a decisive victory over Lynbrook today with a final score of 17-3. "We played well with each other and controlled the ball well," senior Julien Chow said. This...

Julian Chow (22) gets up on his legs to take a shot. Photo by Grace Gormley

Paly Boys Water Polo Win Against Homestead

Eliza Gaither, Staff Writer September 13, 2022

The Boys water polo team take on the Homestead Mustangs and win 16-9, upholding their winning streak of 3 and 0 for league games. "We're feeling pretty good about our chances in leagues this year, and...

Ian Johnson (23) prepares to make a block. Photo by Grace Gormley.

Boys Water Polo defeats Hillsdale

Grace Gormley, Copy Editor September 9, 2022

Paly boys water polo beat Hillsdale yesterday evening with a final score of 21-12. "Patience, hard work and strong communication are what makes Paly waterpolo Paly waterpolo and I think we executed...

Senior Julien Chow dribbles down the course during the 2021 league finals against Harker. Photo by Caleb Wong.

Boys Water Polo Season Preview

The boys water polo team is coming out of a league win last year, and look forward to coming in strong in their first game against Los Gatos on September 6.  In 2021, the boys won league championships...

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...

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...

The team celebrating after winning the SCVAL league tournament.

Boys Waterpolo defeat Harker 14-12, becoming League Champions

Caleb Wong, Staff Writer October 30, 2021

PALY Boy’s Waterpolo team defeated Harker 14-12, taking home the banner as they were crowned league champions. Before today, the Vikes were zero and three against Harker, all being close matches. “It...

Jack Haney (22) scores his 3rd goal

Boys Waterpolo defeats undefeated Gunn 14-13 in 2nd round of SCVAL Tournament

Caleb Wong, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

The Boys Waterpolo team in the second round of the SCVAL tournament took a revenge victory against the undefeated Gunn, beating them 14-13. The Vikes started gaining momentum in the second quarter and...

Ivan Ijzerman (’23) prepares to shoot a goal.

Boys Waterpolo wins at home on Tuesday against Los Altos

Harrison Williams, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

The boys varsity water polo team won at home on Tuesday, defeating Los Altos 10-6.  The Vikings were off to a quick start with goals from seniors Damon Shultz and Jack Haney. They were able to build...

Ivan Ijzerman (23) scores his second goal.

Boys Waterpolo takes a tough loss last Saturday against St. Francis

Caleb Wong, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

The boy’s varsity water polo took a tough loss against St. Francis 9-7. The Vikings brought an amazing effort towards the end but could not take over. The Vikings started off slow on offense and the...

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