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Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Peak Rivalry

Peak Rivalry

Scarlett Frick, Claire Cho, and Evin Steele February 20, 2024

Junior and dedicated skier Milo Sabina knows how stereotypes can affect people’s opinions on the debate.  “As a skier, I will always say that skiing is better than snowboarding, and I’m sure...

Beau Revenaugh sprints down the field as his 40-yard dash is being timed.

Draft Day Fever

Dylan Robinson, Ben Levav, and Carter Burnett February 20, 2024

If you ever want to land a spot on an NFL team, you’ll probably need to participate in the famed NFL Combine. The National Football League (NFL) Scouting Combine, which began in 1982, serves as a crucial...

Astros Second baseman Jose Altuve

Beneath the Surface

Beau Revenaugh and Tyler Harrison February 16, 2024

It’s the bottom of the ninth in the 2017 American League Conference Series game six. Yankees 4, Astros 4. Bang! Yankees Pitcher Aroldis Chapman stands on the mound confused as his 84 mile per hour slider...

Photo courtesy of Celeste Bates

Signed & Sealed

Luke Joachim, Alena Lotterer, Max Merkel, and Aspen Stitt February 15, 2024

Communication The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) permits contact and communication between high school athletes and college coaches beginning June 15 between the athlete’s sophomore...

Stephen Curry will face the all-time record holder for the three-point contest, Sabrina Ionescu, this weekend in a charity competition.

Editorial: Ionescu and Curry are Doing Sports Right

February 15, 2024

The New York Liberty’s Sabrina Ionescu made history seven months ago when she hit an astounding 37 out of 40 possible points during the WNBA All Star Game. Ionescu shot 23/25 from the field and 2/2 on...

Beyond the Game

Beyond the Game

Aspen Stitt, Ben Levav, and Grace Gormley December 20, 2023

  In the 1968 Olympics, Black sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos took the podium to receive their first and third place medals for the US. But as the anthem played, they each raised a black-gloved...

Private School Prowess: Does It Really Exist?

Private School Prowess: Does It Really Exist?

Ben Levav, Claire Cho, and Emil Bothe December 20, 2023

A public school has not won the California state division 1 football title since 2008. This fact often leads students to write my paper on the disparity in athletic success between public and private schools....

Viking Tries: Broadcasting, Novice Narrators

Viking Tries: Broadcasting, Novice Narrators

Lucas Tung, Tyler Harrison, and Grace Gormley December 18, 2023

Since the invention of the radio in 1891, live broadcast has been a mainstay in our lives. From the news, to music, to read-aloud programs, the radio has revolutionized news and entertainment around the...

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