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

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Paly wins against long-time rival Gunn 41-0

Grace Li, Creative Director September 12, 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...

Steve Silver (78) playing against Gunn. The Vikings would go on to win the City Championship in 1978.

Going to the game tonight? Check out these 7 facts about the Paly vs. Gunn Football rivalry

Tyler Frick and Tyler Martin September 9, 2022

7 Quick Facts about the Palo Alto vs Gunn Football History The football teams haven’t played since 2012 Paly comfortably leads the series history 35-13 Paly won the last 10 games before the...

Paly football loses against Leland 35-21 at first home game

Paly football loses against Leland 35-21 at first home game

Grace Li, Creative Director September 3, 2022

Paly football played a close game against Leland, losing 35-21 at their first home game of the season.  The team has been practicing every day, working on their run game and teamwork under their...

Football Season Preview

Football Season Preview

Tyler Martin, Tyler Frick, and Grace Li August 26, 2022

The football team has already begun practice—every day from 4:30 pm to 7 pm, the team members train vigorously in preparation for this season. After a hard season last year, the team is more than ready...

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 ...

Paly Football Beats Milpitas 20-17

Paly Football Beats Milpitas 20-17

Jake Foster, Reporter November 3, 2021

Paly football seniors are relieved after their final home game of the regular season ended in triumph, beating Milpitas in a tight 20-17 matchup. The Vikes now have a winning record of 5-4 in the DeAnza...

Friday Night Lights: The People Behind the Homecoming Game

Friday Night Lights: The People Behind the Homecoming Game

Zach Hayward and Parker Bates October 17, 2021

The Football Team "The energy at the Homecoming Game is always high, and we look forward to competing with a good team." -Lucas Black ('22) "The game will be very different because it's sort of a...

Photo courtesy of Karen Hickey

Paly Football Beats Pioneer 27-10

Roei Ziv, Head Columnist September 13, 2021

Paly football was able to get their first win of the season on Thursday, September 9th when they beat Pioneer High School 27-10.  In his first game back from an injury, senior running back Josh Butler...

Photo courtesy of Karen Hickey

Paly Football Loses to Junipero Serra 41-14

Roei Ziv, Josh Donaker, Jake Foster, Anika Chang, and Hailey Beck September 6, 2021

Paly football suffered a devastating defeat to Junipero Serra in their clash at home Friday night, losing by a score of 41-14.  Serra started the game off red-hot, building a lead of 41-0 going into...

Football 2021 Season Preview

Football 2021 Season Preview

Roei Ziv, Hailey Beck, Josh Donaker, Jake Foster, and Anika Chang September 1, 2021

The Viking football team is looking to bounce back from a disappointing 2-3 record in the condensed pandemic season. Their season started with an encouraging performance in a preseason scrimmage against...

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