The Viking Magazine

Vikes defeat Homestead to extend winning streak to 3

Hayley Levine, News Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

The Vikes had a strong showing at home against the Mustangs of Homestead. The team took an early lead with a goal from Valter Levander (‘18) from a through ball by Paul Thie (‘19). The Vikings took the lead into the half 1-0. Midway through the second half the Vikings doubled their lead with...

Boys’ Basketball beats rival Gunn, 56-40

Boys’ Basketball beats rival Gunn, 56-40

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

In front of a rowdy crowd of both Paly and Gunn students, boys’ basketball defeated the Titans 56-40 in their only matchup of the year. Both teams struggled to get going offensively early as Paly lead 10-8 at the end of the first quarter. Despite their early shooting struggles, the Vikings’ were a...

Boys’ Basketball takes down Los Altos 64-27

Boys’ Basketball takes down Los Altos 64-27

Matan Ziv, Head Columnist; Multimedia Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly boys’ basketball team defeated league rival Los Altos 64-27 last night. Los Altos made it a competitive game for the first few minutes, with the Vikings going down 5-2 to start the first quarter. The game appeared to be a close one with Los Altos knocking down contested shots early on. ...

Boys Soccer defeats Los Altos 2-0

Nathan Ellisen, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly varsity boys soccer team defeated Los Altos 2-0 Wednesday after a very physical and lengthy match. Both goals were scored by Valter Levander (‘18) in the final minutes of the game. He was able to blow past a few Los Altos defenders and get an open shot to put the Vikings up for good. ...

Boys Soccer Wins 1-0 Over Menlo-Atherton

Nathan Ellisen, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

The boys varsity soccer team defeated the Menlo-Atherton Bears 1-0 Tuesday at Paly. The lone goal was scored by Isaiah Schoenberger (‘19) and assisted by Marcus Ama (‘20) towards the end of the second half. The Vikings dominated most of the game, having more shots on goal and more time of ...

Girls’ Soccer Defeats St. Francis 1-0

Girls’ Soccer Defeats St. Francis 1-0

Maria Fletcher, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The girls’ soccer team faced the Lancers for their third preseason game, taking them 1-0 with an early goal by Venus Sandoval (‘19). Monday’s game was the first home game of the season, and the win bodes well for the rest of the season. “It was a tricky game, but the girls played tr...

Girls’ soccer bows out in the first round of CCS

Girls’ soccer bows out in the first round of CCS

Nick Smallwood, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girls’ varsity soccer fell to the Menlo-Atherton Bears on Saturday by a score of 3-0, ending the Lady Vikes previously unbeaten season. After a near perfect season, that included zero losses prior to the one suffered against the Bears, the fairytale season for the Vikings has finally come to a ...

Boys Basketball loses on Senior Night 54-49 to Los Gatos

Boys Basketball loses on Senior Night 54-49 to Los Gatos

Bryan Look, Business Manager

February 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

After a lovely ceremony to honor the senior athletes, boys basketball lost a disappointing game to Los Gatos by a final score of 54-49. The game started off slow; both teams were locking down the defensive end. Los Gatos hit a couple of shots at the end of the first quarter to lead 17-13 after on...

Girls’ soccer dominates Santa Clara

Girls’ soccer dominates Santa Clara

Max Jung-Goldberg, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The girls’ soccer team crushed Santa Clara High School, 6-0, last night at Palo Alto High School. With the win the LadyVikes are now 12-0-4 overall and and 6-0-4 in league. They are at the top of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League standings, ahead of rival Mountain View and Los Gatos, and acco...

Boys soccer falls 1-0 to Homestead High School

Boys soccer falls 1-0 to Homestead High School

Sabrina Hall, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly Vikings fell to the Homestead Mustangs 1-0 in an exciting match this Thursday afternoon. The first half was very back and forth, with both the Vikings and the Mustangs demonstrating fierce determination and athleticism. The rain throughout the half put no damper on the players’ spirits, with ...

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