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

Justun Kim (25) goes for a putt

Boys Golf place 7th in the final round of CCS, missing the cut for NorCal Championships

Caleb Wong May 18, 2022

After qualifying for the CCS golf finals, beating out many of the other teams in the area as they shot 407 in the first round in CCS, the Paly boys golf team fell short of the norcal championships, placing...

Photo courtesy of Karen Hickey

Girls Team of the Year: Basketball

Oliver Marburg and JJ Stoen May 18, 2022

After an 18 game winning streak and first place De Anza League finish, the girls varsity basketball team broke Paly history as the first girls basketball team to both compete and win in the CCS Open division...

Photo courtesy of Kelly Swezey

Remembering Ernesto Cruz

Madhu Ramkumar and Hailey Callan May 2, 2022

In the 15+ years that campus supervisor Ernesto Cruz worked at Paly, he was known on campus as the man on the golf cart, making conversation with every student and teacher he passed by. Many in the Paly...

Team Chemistry in Sports

Team Chemistry in Sports

Sofia Leva and Roei Ziv April 21, 2022

Sports, though they often seem so simple, are extremely complex. If they were as easy as, “have a good team with good players and you’ll win a championship,” then the Kansas City Chiefs would win...

Mrs. E: Not Your Typical Trainer

Mrs. E: Not Your Typical Trainer

Anika Chang, Cameron Toland, and Hillary Studdert April 11, 2022

Known across Paly’s campus as Mrs. E, athletic trainer Justine Iongi has made a long-lasting impact on Paly’s athletic community due to the meaningful relationships she has built with students and...

Title IX: 50 Years of Progress

Title IX: 50 Years of Progress

A little girl in Illinois sprints down the ice. Her parents cheer from the sidelines as she winds up and sends the puck flying into the goal. She throws her arms up in victory and her teammates surround...

by Kyle Park

Beats and Cleats

Oliver Marburg, Caleb Wong, and Jackson Martin March 30, 2022

For years, music and sports have coincided, and the reference of sports in music has grown rapidly in both communities. Many artists have been using lyrics to highlight certain moments in sports while...

Supplements: Where to Draw the Line

Supplements: Where to Draw the Line

"We need to have clearer rules and athletes need to be educated on the health drawbacks of [illegal] drugs and why — morally, ethically, and logically — we should not be taking them" - Evie Kramer
Olympic Double Standards

Olympic Double Standards

Harrison Williams and Sebastian Chancellor March 28, 2022

A hectic Winter Olympics came to an end in Beijing just a few months after the conclusion of the summer Olympics. This time, the Olympics were filled with endless drama, revealing a double standard...

Photo Courtesy of Karen Hickey

Boys Soccer Season Recap

Ivan Ijzerman and Elizabeth Fetter February 28, 2022

After an underwhelming 2020-2021 season riddled with the effects of COVID and a disappointing number of wins, the Paly boys soccer team was completely unsure of what the following season had to offer.  Going...

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