Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Boys Basketball Does it Again, Upsets #1 Heritage 59-49

Boys Basketball Does it Again, Upsets #1 Heritage 59-49

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2018

In the quarterfinals of the CIF Division I NorCal Tournament, boys basketball upset top-seeded Heritage 59-49. After beating #1 seeded Dublin in the same tournament last year, the circumstances of this...

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2018

Boys Basketball (18-2, 12-0) After winning the SCVAL title and being selected as the #3 seed in the CCS Open Division tournament, boys basketball looks to make a run at the open division title. “I...

Boys basketball completes 12-0 league season by beating Cupertino 58-34 on senior night

Boys basketball completes 12-0 league season by beating Cupertino 58-34 on senior night

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2018

Boys basketball beat Cupertino 58-34, completing their undefeated 12-0 season in SCVAL as nine seniors were honored on senior night. Cupertino stuck around early as the first quarter ended 18-12, but...

Boys Basketball Secures SCVAL De Anza League Title with 72-61 win over Los Gatos

Boys Basketball Secures SCVAL De Anza League Title with 72-61 win over Los Gatos

Tyler Foug, Staff Writer February 10, 2018

Boys basketball defeated Los Gatos 72-61 to clinch SCVAL De Anza league. Both teams battled early on in the game changing leads on multiple occasions, causing tension in the Peery Family Center. The game...

Max Dorward goes up with a shot.

Boys Basketball Defeats Mountain View 74-32

Ellie Jeffries, Staff Writer January 24, 2018

Wednesday evening the Palo Alto High School Varsity boys basketball team defeated the Mountain View Spartans with a final score of 74-32. The Vikings took control from the tip, wasting no time building...

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 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...

Kevin Mullin (`15) drives towards the rim during the fourth quarter of Palys loss to Los Gatos.

Boys’ basketball suffers tough loss to Los Gatos Wildcats 64-59

Daniel Douty, Staff Writer January 27, 2015

Paly started out the game strong, pushing ahead to a 9-3 lead in the first few minutes of the game. Kevin Mullin (`15) came out of the gate strong, scoring the Vikings’ first five points and making a...

Kevin Mullin (‘15) dribbles the ball towards the basket. Mullin was pulled up to the varsity basketball team last year by Coach Adam Sax.

The triple threat

Megan Valencia, Staff Writer February 12, 2014

In high school basketball, a 3-point shooter stands 19 feet, 9 inches from the basket. Kevin Mullin (‘15) has no trouble with this distance, as he has the highest overall point count and greatest number...

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