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

Photo courtesy of Karen Hickey

Field Hockey Season Recap 2021

Owen Bittinger November 19, 2021

The Paly field hockey continued their trend of strong performances in their 2021 season, placing second overall in SCVAL and boasting a 60% win rate. The team went into this season uncertain as many of...

Girls Team of the Year: Field Hockey

Girls Team of the Year: Field Hockey

Hailey Beck, Emily Neumann, and Josh Butler May 26, 2021

After dominating their league and often keeping opponents scoreless, the girls field hockey team undoubtedly deserves the title of Girls Team of the Year. Despite only recently becoming an official Paly...

Phoebe Kim passing to a teammate in a 2-0 win vs Monta Vista

Girls Field Hockey defeats Monta Vista 2-0

Matt Marzano and Jack Elarde October 15, 2019

The Vikings faced off against the Monta Vista Matadors today in what you could call a defensive and well fought battle. The Vikings were able to hold off the Matadors and win with a score of 2-0. The...

Georgia Cowie (20) prepares herself for action, getting ready to send the ball into the goal.

Girls Field Hockey Dominates Against Wilcox 11-0

Tina Lagerblad and Hayden Jung-Goldberg September 11, 2019

In the fourth game of their season, the Girls Varsity Field Hockey team shows continued promise for a strong season, ending their game against fierce competitor Wilcox High School with an astounding score...

Alexa Gwyn (‘21) drives to the goal, helping Paly beat Monta Vista in their first game 1-0
(Photo courtesy of Karen Ambrose Hickey)

Girls Varsity Field Hockey 2019 Preseason

As the whistle sounded on September 11, 2018, the Girls Varsity Field Hockey team celebrated winning their first season opener as a Paly sport. However, this triumph was short-lived as they went on to...

Cross country runners line up after the SCVAL Championship meet. Photo Courtesy of Bhusan Gupta, https://www.flickr.com/people/bhusangupta/

Fall Recap and Records

Maria Fletcher, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2018

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...

Fall Recap and Records

November 30, 2018

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...

Girls Field Hockey falls to Lynbrook in a 1-0 thriller

Joshua Kasevich and Ya'el Sarig October 24, 2018

Tuesday afternoon marked the game of the Paly Girls Field hockey game against Lynbrook High School. The Vikings are off to a slow start in their season after going 2-13 throughout the first 15 games....

Meet Palys New Coaches

Meet Paly’s New Coaches

Alana Abeyta, Griffin Kemp, and Tina Lagerblad October 4, 2018

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...

Undefeated No Longer, Field Hockey Loses Close Game to Homestead

Undefeated No Longer, Field Hockey Loses Close Game to Homestead

Ya'el Sarig, Staff Writer September 13, 2018

In the second straight game that went down to the wire, the Vikings field hockey team ultimately lost to Homestead after a single goal gave the Mustangs a 1-0 lead late in the second half. The game...

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