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Vikings drop 56 points in win over Mountain View

Vikings drop 56 points in win over Mountain View

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012

Paly football brought an offensive show to Spartan Stadium on Friday afternoon, winning 56-28 and advancing to 7-2 (6-1 league) in a game where Justin Gates Mouton ('13) recorded three touchdowns and Matt Tolbert reached 1,000 yards on the season. On the opening kickoff, Justin Gates-Mouton returned ...

Football defeats Saratoga 51-34 on Homecoming Night

Football defeats Saratoga 51-34 on Homecoming Night

Rohit Ramkumar, Staff Writer

October 27, 2012

The Palo Alto Vikings football team defeated the Saratoga Falcons 51-34 on Homecoming night to cap off Spirit Week. The Viking’s offense and defense were the stories of this game, as they were able to bring enough firepower to defeat a Saratoga team that threw for over 400 yards. The Vikings were...

Vikings silence the Los Gatos Wildcats in 25-7 blowout

Vikings silence the Los Gatos Wildcats in 25-7 blowout

Josh Stern, Staff Writer

October 19, 2012

With defensive-minded San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh in the stands, the Paly football team (5-2-0) romped rival Los Gatos (4-3-0) 25-7, behind a stout showing from its defense. The Vikings were the first to put points on the board when running back Matt Tolbert (’13) dashed down the side...

49ers team store opens at Town and Country

49ers team store opens at Town and Country

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

October 13, 2012

Dear Paly 49ers fans, the day has finally come. At 10am on this sunny Saturday morning, the very first 49ers retail store opened its doors to eager niner fans from near and far. Located next to Douce France, the store will be up and running through the remainder of the football season. The grand...

The Vikings triumph over Wilcox 38-12

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

October 13, 2012

The Palo Alto High School football team improved their record to 4-2 with a 38-12 win over the Wilcox Chargers, spoiling the Chargers' homecoming game. After forcing a Wilcox three and out, the Vikings drove down the field to the Chargers 20, only to stall on the 3rd down. Palo Alto called out their...

Zoom: Kevin Anderson

Zoom: Kevin Anderson

Grant Shorin, Scotty Bara, Photo Editors

October 11, 2012

Palo Alto High alumni Kevin Anderson ('11) redshirted his freshman year at Stanford University. Anderson has become a key component in the special teams unit for the Cardinal's 2012 campaign. He also has made his mark with an increasing amount of playing time on defense as an outside linebacker in the...

Football drops league opener 24-19 to Milpitas

Football drops league opener 24-19 to Milpitas

Austin Poore, Features Editor

September 28, 2012

The Palo Alto High School football team lost 24-19 to the Milpitas High School Trojans as the Vikings' second half comeback fell just short on Friday night under the lights at Paly. After falling behind 17-0 late in the first half, the Vikings worked hard to claw their way back into the game but ...

Football routs Gunn 48-0

Football routs Gunn 48-0

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

September 21, 2012

With Palo Alto mayor Yiaway Yeh and East Palo Alto mayor Laura Martinez in attendance, the annual Paly-Gunn rivalry was renewed on Paly turf tonight when the Vikings (2-1,0-0) beat the Titans (2-2, 0-0) 48-0. The Vikes got off to a promising start when Malcom Davis ('14) returned the opening kickoff...

Replacing more than just the refs

Replacing more than just the refs

Jonny Glazier, Columnist

September 20, 2012

Football season is upon us, Paly. And with the return of America’s beloved sport comes the typical array of bar fights, Boomer and “C’mon Man!”s. However, this year we have a new addition thrown into the mix: replacement referees.  As many of you already know, Roger Goodell has yet to come...

Football drops home opener to Archbishop Mitty, 27-28

Football drops home opener to Archbishop Mitty, 27-28

Zach Rizk, Josh Stern, Staff Writers

September 14, 2012

The Vikings opened up their first home game of the 2012 season with a 27-28 loss to Archbishop Mitty high school. After Mitty scored the night’s first touchdown, Paly responded with a short touchdown run from running back Matt Tolbert (‘13), after defensive back Andrew Frick ('14) recovered a secon...

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