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

Parents and other fans sit on the bleachers to cheer on the competing players during the Paly Homecoming football game.

An Apparent Problem

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer December 2, 2013

Let’s start off with some statistics. Did you know that over 50% of the Palo Alto High School student body is composed of student athletes? That’s about 950 kids who run, jump, swim, shoot and compete...

Interconnectivity: How self-centered and oblivious athletes negatively affect those around them

Interconnectivity: How self-centered and oblivious athletes negatively affect those around them

Jonny Glazier, Columnist August 22, 2012

If you've ever had the pleasure of taking AP Environmental Science with Mr. Scott, you know that no action is isolated; everything affects its surroundings, and vice versa. In the wake of the 50-game...

Paly third baseman Alec Wong (12) goes in for the catch on the Paly baseball field. He joined the varsity baseball team his sophomore year, and has also played varsity basketball for three years.

Mind over matter

Charlotte Biffar and Nora Rosati, Features Editor, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2012

From a chess champion in fourth grade to a two sport varsity athlete, Alec Wong (‘12) brings another element to the athletic arena.  For many, the ideal “male varsity athlete” fits a preconceived...

Girls’ tennis wins over Milpitas, 6-1

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor September 24, 2010

The Palo Alto High School girls’ tennis team defeated Milpitas High School, 6-1, on Wednesday at Paly in its final preseason match. Brushing off an inconsistent performance against Saratoga High School...

Rebuilding the Squad

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor November 19, 2009

This past season, the Palo Alto High School boys' varsity water polo team jump-started its new program with a squad of 14 athletes; nearly half of which were underclassmen. Given the circumstances and...

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