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Fall Recap and Records

Fall Recap and Records

Maria Fletcher, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2018


Filed under 2018/19, Cross-Country - Boys, Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Football, Top Stories, Volleyball, Water Polo - Boys, Water Polo - Girls

Paly fall sports have officially come to an end, leaving behind historical records and exciting breakthroughs. Carried by new coaches, fresh talent, and team-wide dedication, the Vikings have once again proved themselves and showed up to tough rivals and post-season playoffs. Most recently, football’...

Fall Recap and Records

November 30, 2018


Filed under 2018/19, Cross-Country - Boys, Cross-Country - Girls, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Football, Volleyball, Water Polo - Boys, Water Polo - Girls

Paly fall sports have officially come to an end, leaving behind historical records and exciting breakthroughs. Carried by new coaches, fresh talent, and team-wide dedication, the Vikings have once again proved themselves and showed up to tough rivals and post-season playoffs. Most recently, football’s...

Vikings Dismantle Archrival Los Gatos on Homecoming

Vikings Dismantle Archrival Los Gatos on Homecoming

Griffen Kemp and Nick Welch

October 28, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings’ football team was able to defeat rival Los Gatos Friday night’s homecoming game by a score of 35-10. “It was a great team win on senior night that was very needed especially because it was against Los Gatos. We had not beat Los Gatos the last six years and it felt great t...

Meet Paly’s New Coaches

Meet Paly’s New Coaches

Alana Abeyta, Griffin Kemp, and Tina Lagerblad

October 4, 2018


Filed under 2018/19, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Football, Top Stories, Volleyball, Water Polo - Boys

First day jitters, we all get them. Whether it’s on the first day of school or the first day of work, feeling anxious when going into a new environment is inevitable. This is exactly how it feels to be a new coach at Paly. “I remember when I started coaching, the kids were super motivated and ta...

Viking Football Remains Undefeated After Beating Milpitas

Viking Football Remains Undefeated After Beating Milpitas

Cole Sotnick, Multimedia Director

September 22, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

After an underwhelming performance last year, resulting in a 49-0 loss to Milpitas, the Vikings came out piping hot and were able to seal the game with a score of 41-13. The team advanced to 5-0, which is the most amount of wins they have had in a season since 2015. Prior to the game, Offensive Tack...

Vikings Defeat McClymonds

Vikings Defeat McClymonds

Will Deandre, Multi Media Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under 2018/19, Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Last night the football team beat McClymonds High School by a score of 29-20. Although Paly had won their first two games and McClymonds was 1-1, the Vikings knew that this game would be no pushover. This belief was reinsured by how the game was started. On the opening kickoff the Warriors t...

Football 2018 Season Preview

Football 2018 Season Preview

Gerzain Gutierrez and Griffen Kemp

August 29, 2018


Filed under 2018/19, Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Coming off a 3-8 campaign last year, the 2018 Palo Alto football team is looking to rebound under a new regime with Nelson Gifford now at the helm. The Vikings were depleted by graduation this year, as eleven seniors left, including key contributors such as running back Paul Jackson III. Jackson finished...

Paly Football Wins Season Opener Against Saint Ignatious

Paly Football Wins Season Opener Against Saint Ignatious

Gerzain Gutierrez, Staff Writer

August 26, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings were able to take down the Saint Ignatius Wildcats in the season opener by a score of 21-14. “It feels amazing to win like this, the level of preparation that the guys took upon themselves to do was phenomenal. This is Palo Alto High School, a school of high achievers,” Coach Ne...

Not A Minor Issue

Eric Aboytes and Ryan Strathern

January 9, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Football, Top Stories

As Jamir Shepard (‘20) comes down with his 2nd touchdown of the game against Milpitas High School, he knows even with his superior performance he will have to wait until he’s 15 to play varsity football.   Many student-athletes have to deal with the rules and regulations of the Central Coast S...

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...

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