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

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Football Season Recap

Tyler Frick, Tyler Martin, and Grace Li December 15, 2022

This football season was an eventful one. From a losing streak to making it to the quarter-finals, the team came back unexpectedly through massive improvements. The team had a rough 1-6 start, however,...

Paly football falls to Santa Teresa 30-20

Paly football falls to Santa Teresa 30-20

Tyler Frick, Staff Writer December 3, 2022

The Paly football team fell to Santa Teresa 30-20 at Palo Alto High School on Friday night in the CIF Regional Championships, ending their CCS winning season. The game was tight throughout, with Paly...

Paly Football wins the CCS Division V Championship with a 27-24 victory over Monterey

Paly Football wins the CCS Division V Championship with a 27-24 victory over Monterey

Tyler Martin, Staff Writer November 26, 2022

Paly football defeated Monterey 27-24 in the CCS Division V championship game Friday night at Sequoia High School. The game was tight throughout, with the lead never being more than ten points for either...

Paly football beats Seaside 34-6

Paly football beats Seaside 34-6

Tyler Frick, Staff Writer November 19, 2022

The Paly football team beat Seaside 34-6 at Palo Alto High School on Friday night in the Division V CCS semifinals.  Paly executed at a high level both offensively and defensively right from the start,...

photo by Tyler Wong

Paly football beats Stevenson on Senior night 38-18

Tyler Frick, Staff Writer November 12, 2022

The Paly football team beat Stevenson 38-18 at Palo Alto High School on Friday night in the Division V CCS quarterfinals.  The offense capitalized on many explosive plays, allowing Paly to build a...

Paly Football gains a spot in CCS with a 40-23 win over Milpitas

Paly Football gains a spot in CCS with a 40-23 win over Milpitas

Tyler Martin, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Paly football defeated Milpitas by a final score of 40-23 tonight at Palo Alto High School. This win secured Paly a spot in the CCS playoffs. Despite falling to an early 14-6 deficit, Paly kept up the...

Gamechanger

Gamechanger

Caleb Wong and Tyler Frick October 19, 2022

Every afternoon around four, the Paly football team streams out onto the hot grass field, cleats crunching, adrenaline pumping, and face and body sweating under heavy helmets and pads. Although...

Paly football falls to rival Los Gatos 42-20

Paly football falls to rival Los Gatos 42-20

Tyler Martin October 7, 2022

The Paly football team fell to Los Gatos by a final score of 42-20 on Thursday night at Palo Alto High School.  Right from the opening kick, Paly struggled on both sides of the ball, trailing 14-0...

photo by Tyler Wong

Paly football falls to Homestead in Homecoming game 14-10

Tyler Frick, Staff Writer October 1, 2022

The Paly football team fell to Homestead 14-10 at Palo Alto High School on Friday night in Paly's Homecoming game.  Paly's offense took a major blow when starting quarterback Declan Packer (‘24)...

photo by Tyler Wong

Paly wins against long-time rival Gunn 41-0

Grace Li, Creative Director September 11, 2022

Paly football wins their first game of the season against long-time rival Gunn 41-0. For decades, Paly and Gunn have had an intense rivalry. It has been 10 years since the two teams played each other...

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