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MaXe VIP: FIFA Phenom

MaXe VIP: FIFA Phenom

Tyler Stoen, Liam Nagesh, and Griffin Kemp

April 10, 2020

Max Popov, a 17-year-old senior from crosstown Gunn High School, stares intently at the monitor, chewing forcefully on a piece of gum. Sweat trickles down his forehead as he leans forward in his plush gaming chair, but the sweat isn’t from physical exertion.  Competing in the 2020 FIFA eClub World Cup c...

A Blast From the Past

A Blast From the Past

Jenna Hickey, Liam Nagesh, and Jack Elarde

February 20, 2020

The Original Dawg Today, dogs on campus are no rarity, with service dogs coming every Wednesday. But back in Talman’s time, dogs were not as welcome on campus, as they were seen as dangerous. Despite this, the first time I talked to Talman, he told me about this little black dog named Henry. Alt...

Faithful Then, Faithful Now

Faithful Then, Faithful Now

Sofia Bliss-Carrascosa, Liam Nagesh, and Alana Abeyta

January 9, 2020

  A faded gold-colored bomber jacket that has started to fray envelops my grandfather, Robert Bliss. The words “FORTY NINERS” that are stitched into the iconic satin in varsity lettering don’t appear particularly noteworthy in the sea of red and gold, but bought and worn since 1976, these...

Brothers to the Bone: Brenden Moon

Brothers to the Bone: Brenden Moon

Hana Erickson, Jenna Hickey, Tyler Stoen, and James Fetter

January 9, 2020

Brenden Moon, the running back for Paradise High School's football team, has had a vastly different experience from some of his teammates. Throughout it all, the love he has for football has kept him going, and inspired others on his team.  He believes that football has brought the school, team, and commu...

Marco Tan: Cañada College – Quick Interview

Marco Tan: Cañada College - Quick Interview

Eric Aboytes, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

After playing three seasons with the boy's soccer team, Marco Tan ('19) will be attending Cañada College in Redwood City and joining the Men's Soccer Team. 

Aidan Berger Video Profile

Aidan Berger Video Profile

Joshua Kasevich, Executive Senior Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

To Younger Athletes, From 2019

To Younger Athletes, From 2019

Maria Fletcher, Staff writer

May 21, 2019

It's been an exciting, eventful, challenging, and fulfilling four years with the class of 2019. As we lose hundreds of student athletes, the responsibilities of teams' records, work ethic, and leadership are handed down to the younger classes. As a final farewell, Viking sat down with a few senior athletes...

Upperclassman Girl of the Year: Carly Leong

Summer Daniel and Nathan Seto

February 25, 2019

Carly Leong (‘18) has been a member of Paly’s Varsity girls basketball team for all four years, yet her basketball journey began long before her freshman year. She started playing basketball when she was just seven years old at the YMCA, solely because her parents thought it would be a good sk...

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