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

Interview with Peter Diepenbrock

Interview with Peter Diepenbrock

Will Strauch and Bryan Look May 22, 2018

Skip ahead to... 2:07 Falling in love with basketball 29:01 Jeremy Lin 47:12 Interaction with Spike Lee

Alana Abeyta (20) dribbles down the court.

Girl’s Basketball Annihilates Wilcox 46-27

Mallory Kuppe, Staff Writer February 2, 2018

The Paly Girls basketball team demolished the Wilcox chargers tonight at home with a final score of 46-27. Senior guard Carly Leong (‘18) helped lead the team to this crucial victory. “Basically...

Girls basketball takes down Mountain View 58-37

Girls basketball takes down Mountain View 58-37

Sabrina Hall and Wes Walters January 24, 2018

The Paly girls basketball team defeated Mountain View 58-37 tonight in the Peery Center. The Lady Vikes maintained a stable lead throughout the game and made their mark early in the game, putting up...

Boys’ Basketball beats rival Gunn, 56-40

Boys’ Basketball beats rival Gunn, 56-40

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2018

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...

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

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...

Boys’ Basketball falls to Gunn 72-59

Lauren Koyama and Skylar Burris January 30, 2016

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team (12-7, 3-4) fell to cross-town rival Gunn High School (13-1, 4-1) 72-57 last Friday on Quad Night at Gunn High School. This was the first loss the boys...

Lauren Koyama (17) dribbles in last years game against the Titans.

History in the Making

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor January 8, 2016

Tonight marks a huge night in the Gunn-Paly extensive rivalry: Basketball Quad Night. All four teams (junior varsity boys and girls followed by varsity boys and girls) will compete against each other at...

Bryant is shooting his signature shot over a defender.

Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant Set to Retire after Season

Peter Snodgrass, Staff Writer December 6, 2015

On November 29, National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar and Los Angeles Laker legend, Kobe Bryant, announced his retirement from the NBA after this season in a poem titled, “Dear Basketball.”...

Sophie Frick (18) and Carly Leong (18) celebrate after sealing the girls basketball league championship. Frick has been chosen as Palys female underclassman of the year.

Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor May 29, 2015

  Sophie Frick (‘18) stepped foot on the Palo Alto High School campus with a pre-determined expectation to be a talented athlete. With two older siblings, Andrew Frick (‘14) who played football,...

Justin Hull (16) wins the tip for the Vikings in their last game of the season.

Boys’ basketball season ends in disappointing 2nd round CCS loss to Santa Teresa

Maddy Atwater and Isaac Kasevich February 26, 2015

The Palo Alto Varsity boy’s basketball team’s season ended Thursday night after a 69-60 loss to Santa Teresa High School (San Jose, Calif.) in the 2nd round of the Central Coast Section Division 1...

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