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Football defeated Los Altos 44-6 on Senior Night to clinch a berth into the CCS playoffs

Football defeated Los Altos 44-6 on Senior Night to clinch a berth into the CCS playoffs

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Behind a dominant rushing performance by the Vikings’ offense, Football beat Los Altos 44-6 to claim a spot in the CCS tournament.   From the start of the game, Paly’s offensive weapons took control of the game. Jnacio Henley (‘20) had multiple impressive kick returns, including the ope...

Vikings Suffer Tough Defeat Against Milpitas

Vikings Suffer Tough Defeat Against Milpitas

Will Strauch, Executive Senior Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings suffered a tough defeat at home against a talented Milpitas Trojans team, losing 49-0. The game got off to a rough start when Milpitas scored a touchdown off of a fumble with ten minutes to go in the first quarter. Milpitas never looked back and carried this momentum througho...

Vikings fall to Aragon 48-14

Vikings fall to Aragon 48-14

Zach Baumgarten, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings were brutally defeated by the Aragon Dons on Friday night, with a final score of 47-14. Star running back Paul Jackson III(‘18), did not play, sitting out with a pulled hamstring. The Vikings got off to a rugged start, and starting quarterback Jackson Chryst(‘19) injured his right...

Vikings fall to Cougars 48-7

Vikings fall to Cougars 48-7

Zach Baumgarten, Staff Writer

September 2, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings fall to the Half Moon Bay cougars 48-7, in the season home opener. The Vikings put up their first points on the board with their only touchdown late in the second half. The Cougars offense consisted of many fullback carries along with a quarterback read option play that overwhelmed the Viking defense. “Against them their trying to dink and dun...

Football Preview

Football Preview

Zach Baumgarten, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Preview, Top Stories

The young Viking football team looks to rebound from a 4-7 record last season, and rebuild on the progress made with second year head coach Danny Sullivan. The team is brimming with a new sense of confidence, generated from their head coach. “There's no reason why we can't win our League,” head ...

Q & A with Jack Devine

Bryan Look and Quinn Knoblock

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features, Football, Lacrosse - Boys, Profiles

VIKING MAGAZINE: What is playing sports like at a private school compared to a public school? JACK DEVINE:  I haven’t witnessed it firsthand, but from what I’ve heard, I think it’s a bit more of a commitment if you’re playing a private school sport. VM: How so? JD: With Bellarmine Football,...

Vikings fall to Monarchs 41-7

Vikings fall to Monarchs 41-7

Hayley Levine

September 9, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Football, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings fall to the Archbishop Mitty Monarchs 41-7 in their second home game of the season. There was a change at quarterback when Jackson Chyrst ('19) started over the injured Jordan Schilling ('17). Chyrst ('19) looked good, throwing one touchdown pass to go along with one interception,...

Football takes down Patterson 25-12 in the season opener

Football takes down Patterson 25-12 in the season opener

Dillon Scheel, Staff Writer

August 27, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Palo Alto holds strong after a shutout first half at home to beat Patterson 25-12 on Friday, August 26. “It feels good. I’m proud of the way we played,” said Jordan Schilling (‘17) of his first start at the quarterback position. The Vikings started with a run heavy offense, relying hea...

Vikings fall to Los Gatos 42-20 in Homecoming Game

Vikings fall to Los Gatos 42-20 in Homecoming Game

Lauren Koyama

October 25, 2015


Filed under Football, Top Stories

After a slow start, the Palo Alto Vikings fall to the Los Gatos Wildcats during the Homecoming game this Friday 42-20. The Vikings suffered a rough start after the Wildcats scored just 21 seconds into the first quarter, gaining the lead 7-0. After the Vikings returned the ball, Paul Jackson III (‘18)...

Tumbling Into Tolerance

Tumbling Into Tolerance

Maddy Atwater and Lauren Koyama

October 20, 2015


Filed under Football

Seven years ago, D.J. Shelton (‘08) was the only male on the Palo Alto High School cheer squad. Seven years ago, Shelton was the victim of daily verbal abuse, from being called a quitter because he no longer played football to being labeled as a homosexual or a pervert. However, seven years ago, Shelton...

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