Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

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Paly Girls Soccer Falls to Mountain View 3-0

Sirisha Mitra, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

Girls Varsity soccer fell to Mountain View on Friday with a final score of 3-0. Junior captain Kiana Feldis is proud of the way the team held its ground. “It was definitely a tough game for the team...

Paly Girls Soccer Team Faces Ineligibility

Paly Girls Soccer Team Faces Ineligibility

Elizabeth Fetter, Jackson Martin, and Cameron Toland January 23, 2023

During the winter months, on any given morning at seven, the Paly lacrosse field is full of players. But not from field hockey or lacrosse. Instead, it is the girls soccer team, warming up on the turf:...

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Paly Boys Soccer Defeats Wilcox 3-0

Claire Cho, Staff Writer January 20, 2023

On December 18th the Paly boys soccer team beat Wilcox high school 3-2-0. The team’s dominance and hard work throughout the game led to another win for them. “We out-possessed them by so much,”...

Paly Boys Basketball wins against Mountain View High School 55-47

Jason Hu, Staffwriter January 18, 2023

On Saturday, the boy's varsity basketball team played against Mountain View Highschool and won 55-47.    Paly athletes knew that this would be a close game, and they would have to come together...

Paly Fall Sports Recap - Coachs Comments

Paly Fall Sports Recap – Coach’s Comments

Elizabeth Fetter, Editor-in-chief January 2, 2023

Happy New Year to everyone! Although this is coming a little late, all of the fall sports deserve huge congratulations. The Palo Alto High School Athletics program would like to thank the fall coaches,...

Complete graph of the menstrual cycle over the period of one month. Graph by Grace Gormley.

The Menstruation Situation

Eliza Gaither, Grace Gormley, and Hillary Studdert December 19, 2022

A single week has a finite number of hours. For students, the challenge is often fitting everything in: Thirty hours of school; Fifty-six hours of sleep; Sometimes 18 or more hours of schoolwork and studying;...

The CCS Dilemma: How Strict is Too Strict?

The CCS Dilemma: How Strict is Too Strict?

JJ Stoen December 19, 2022

Paly athletes, and most high school athletes in general, participate in club sports along with their high school counterparts. This gives them two unique opportunities to improve and play at a high level....

Viking Tries: The Driving Range

Viking Tries: The Driving Range

Ivan Ijzerman and Caleb Wong December 19, 2022

In most sports, the higher the score, the better. This holds true for almost every professional sport played here in the States; in basketball, football, baseball, and soccer, the team who wins is the...

On the Rink

On the Rink

Josie Vogel, Oliver Marburg, and JJ Stoen December 19, 2022

When it comes to coverage of sports locally, globally, and nationally, there is no doubt that some get far more attention than others. Even here at Paly, where publications and journalists strive to report...

BURNOUT: When more isnt better

BURNOUT: When more isn’t better

Yasmin Friedrichowitz and Tyler Martin December 19, 2022

It all started one sunny fall afternoon when a young girl was running up and down Peers park playing with friends. She ran until her nose turned pink in the cold air, her hair flying around her head...

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