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

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...

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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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Paly Triumphant After Defeating Cross-Town Rival Gunn 2-1

Ivan Ijzerman February 19, 2022

Paly boys varsity soccer team won 2-1 against cross-town rivals, the Gunn Titans after a last-minute game-winner scored by James Churchley (‘22). Being Paly’s senior night, head coach Rusty Millard...

CCS-Bound Boys Soccer Falls to Santa Clara 1-0

CCS-Bound Boys Soccer Falls to Santa Clara 1-0

Zach Hayward February 15, 2022

Paly boys varsity soccer lost 1-0 in a tough match against Santa Clara last Wednesday night. Despite creating several scoring chances, the Vikings were unable to come back from a 1-0 halftime deficit.  “It...

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Girls Basketball overpower cross town rivals Gunn 65-39

Yasmin Friedrichowitz, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

On February 5th, Paly girls basketball beat Gunn 65-39 in a competitive home game. This win gave the team much needed excitement and energy.  “We came out ready to play hard and had no fear holding...

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Boys Soccer Playoff Preview

Grace Gormley, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

The Paly boys varsity soccer team has qualified to the CCS championship tournament with a record of eight wins, four draws, and five losses.   “This is definitely the best soccer season we have...

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Girls Basketball Wins against Homestead 48-46

Grace Li, Photo Editor February 5, 2022

Girls Basketball beat Homestead 48-46 in a home game. The team worked extremely hard to achieve this win.   “It was a super intense game especially in the 4th quarter once the score got really...

Paly Girls Basketball Takes Sixteenth Win Against Wilcox

Sophia Cummings, Staff Writer February 4, 2022

  The Paly girls basketball team ran the show this past Wednesday during their matchup against Wilcox High School, with a blow-out score of 69-16.  The Vikings came out firing, managing...

Boys basketball take their first league game win against Homestead

Boys basketball take their first league game win against Homestead

caroline Mostofizadeh, Staff Writer February 4, 2022

The Paly boys basketball team came out with their first league win game against Homestead on Friday, January 14th.  After a short break from playing games due to players getting COVID, the boys came...

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Paly Boys Soccer Defeats Homestead 2-1 at Home

Roei Ziv, Head Columnist February 1, 2022

After their 2-2 draw away from home to rivals Los Gatos last Wednesday, the Paly boys soccer team was able to tough out a win against Homestead at home on Friday night, beating the Mustangs by a score...

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