10 Years of Viking

Maria Fletcher and Yue Shi

December 17, 2017

Current staff Yue and Maria contacted several of the Viking magazine creators and original editors. Here is a snippet of their responses to questions about their experience and how it shaped their careers. We interviewed Peter Johnson, Nina Gertsvolf, Noah Sneider, and Charlie Avis, who all graduated...

Girls Tennis Loses to Monta Vista 4-3 on Senior Night

Sabrina Hall and Ryan Strathearn

October 19, 2017

The Palo Alto girls’ tennis team fell to Monta Vista 4-3 in a tough matchup this afternoon. In the singles matches, Isa Cossio (‘19) was the only member of the Lady Vikes’ team to come out on top, beating her opponent 7-6 in the first set, then 6-2 in the second. The other singles players d...

Girls’ Volleyball Wins at home against Monte Vista

Wes Walters

October 1, 2017

Paly girls’ volleyball had a decisive victory over Monte Vista Thursday night, winning three sets to one. This win comes just two days after a hard fought battle with Los Altos. They have been on a winning streak lately, winning their last 6 contests. Their recent success is mostly thanks to how th...

Peery Family Center Photo Tour

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

June 2, 2017

Girls Lacrosse Falls to Saint Francis

Sabrina Hall and Quinn Knoblock

March 15, 2017

The Paly girls lacrosse team lost to the Saint Francis Troubadours 17-8 in an exciting match this Thursday afternoon. The first half of the game was kicked off with Saint Francis taking a 4-1 lead in the first 10 minutes. Later in the half, Paly came back with two more goals scored by Ellen Gonc...

Paly girls soccer ties Los Gatos 0-0

Sabrina Hall and Peter Snodgrass

January 19, 2017

The Paly girls soccer team tied the Los Gatos Wildcats 0-0 in a disappointing match this Thursday afternoon. The first half of the game was very back and forth, with the scoreboard remaining unchanged throughout the period. Paly did suffer a loss on the field when Talia Malchin (‘17) was forced...

Writing Many Wrongs

Hayley Levine and Tess Preising

November 2, 2016

The sports industry is constantly adapting and changing to society's standards. Recently there are more female analysts and journalists covering the same sports games as men. When women go to cover the games, they get unnecessary attention and comments that men would not normally get if they were covering...

Ultimate Peace

Skylar Burris and Sabrina Hall

November 2, 2016

With gunshots flying and mysterious planes circling overhead, people living in the conflicted affected areas of the Middle East must be constantly aware of the threats that surround them. But, in the midst of the surrounding trauma, an outlet is offered to children and teens of the clashing nations....

Paly Football defeats Wilcox in a close game last night, 25-21

Paly Football defeats Wilcox in a close game last night, 25-21

Skylar Burris and Bryan Look

October 15, 2016

Paly Football comes from behind against the Wilcox Chargers yesterday after being down the majority of the game. At the start of the game, Paly was able to get into the enzone to begin the game a head with a run play by Paul Jackson III (‘18). However, the Vikings missed the extra point, and with sev...

Viking Tries Fishing

Ryan Chang and Christian Rider

October 3, 2016

In a time where there are screens all around us, we often forget the how beautiful the world is outside of our house. Shiny lakes, majestic trees, and wildlife all around us. That is what fishing is all about. The Viking staff went out and tried it out for ourselves. There is an old saying that the early bird ...

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