The Viking Magazine

Viking Tries: The NFL Combine

Lincoln Bloom, Ryan Stanley, and Tyler Foug

February 11, 2019

From the breakneck speed of Cincinnati Bengals’ wide receiver John Ross (4.22 second forty yard dash) to the mountain-moving strength of Carolina Panthers’ defensive tackle Dontari Poe (44 reps of 225 lb bench press), the NFL combine has been the place for league hopefuls to showcase their skills si...

Weight Debate

Summer Daniel, Nathan Seto, and Sofie Vogel

February 11, 2019

Athletes of all different sports are familiar with the sacrifices and training it takes in order to best prepare for their upcoming matches, but few have to go so far as to drop a significant amount of body mass to stay competitive in their sport, like wrestling. Cutting weight is a standard practice t...

Jackson Bundy Interview

Wes Walters and Jackson Chryst

December 17, 2018

Watch our interview here 

PA Skyhookers: More Than Basketball

Lincoln Bloom and Ryan Stanley

December 17, 2018

The Palo Alto Skyhookers are more than a standard NJB team, they are a brotherhood. The Skyhookers organization is a great outlet for athletes to stay in shape during the offseason as well as strengthen team chemistry. https://youtu.be/zc0dZrhHWZU

Empower Puff

Empower Puff

Kevin Cullen, Sam Cleasby, and Nick Welch

December 17, 2018

Paly has had many spirited traditions over the years, many of which have been banned by the Associated Student Body (ASB) and Paly Administration for failing to serve the Paly community in a way that is appropriate or progressive. One famous tradition that has sadly been discontinued is Powder Puff, a high scho...

Empower Puff

Empower Puff

Kevin Cullen, Sam Cleasby, and Nick Welch

December 17, 2018

Paly has had many spirited traditions over the years, many of which have been banned by the Associated Student Body (ASB) and Paly Administration for failing to serve the Paly community in a way that is appropriate or progressive. One famous tradition that has sadly been discontinued is Powder Puff, a high scho...

Off the Gridiron

Off the Gridiron

Kevin Cullen, Sam Cleasby, and Ryan Bara

December 17, 2018

In 2001 WWE – World Wrestling Entertainment – owner Vince McMahon created a new version of the NFL, what he considered to be football combined with entertainment, he called it the XFL. In 2001 the XFL ran for a single season which consisted of eight teams that played ten games before entering a fou...

From Womb Mates to Teammates: Elif & Ilayda Turgut

Alana Abeyta, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018

You walk down the stairs leading to the big gym, exhausted after a long day at school. From a distance, you hear the thump of two sets of foot steps running toward you. Before you can look up, you are greeted by two big, warm hugs and an enthusiastic, “I missed you!”. That’s what it’s like to be ...

Building Bonds

Ella Jones, Mallory Kuppe, and Wes Walters

December 13, 2018

While hardwork, conditioning, and skill all contribute to a team’s winning record, successful play is impossible without strong team bonds. Paly athletes create these crucial relationships in a myriad of ways, using team bonding to increase team success.

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