The Viking Magazine

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

Alec Olmstead ('16) takes a swing in todays matchup against Los Altos High School.

March 30, 2016

Despite a strong defensive effort led by pitcher Justin Hull (‘16), who had six strikeouts and pitched a complete game, the Vikings fell short of the Los Altos Eagles 1-0 in today’s matchup. Both teams started slow on the bats, but the Eagles quickly changed that. In the second inning Los Altos ...

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Emma Staiger ('18) wins the draw for the vikings in its 16-8 victory over Los Gatos

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

March 16, 2016

The girls’ lacrosse team kicked off league play with a 16-8 victory over Los Gatos Wednesday night at home. With sharp passing and intense offense the girls The wildcats may have won the opening draw, but Paly quickly stole the ball back and Ellen Goncher (‘18) went on to score the first goal of th...

History in the Making

Lauren Koyama ('17) dribbles in last year's game against the Titans.

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 Gunn’s Titan Gym. Girls varsity kicks off at 6:15 followed by the boys game at 7:45. If you are...

Brief: Floreal takes two top-four finishes in track CIF Finals; 4×100 team finishes seventh

E.J. Floreal ('13) blasts to the finish line of the 100 meter dash completing the race with the first place time of 10.81.

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

June 2, 2012

Paly closed out its historic season at the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Track and Field State Championships today with two top-four finishes in the individual sprinting events. E.J. Floreal ('13) took fourth in the boys' 100-meter dash today in the sub-100 degrees Fahrenheit heat with...

Liveblog: 2012 CIF States Track and Field

Nikolai Solgaard ('12) attempts to pass a contender in the 800 meter race. Solgaard came in third place this race.

Hilda Huang, Staff writer

June 1, 2012

Note: The most updated information will be listed at the top of the page. You can also see the unabridged results at the RecordTiming results page. Finals 9:01 p.m.: Sarah Baxter ('13) of Simi Valley wins the girls' 3200-meter run with a time of 10:12.00. 8:56 p.m.: Noel Frazier ('12) of C...

Live blog: Volleyball defeats Marymount for CIF Division I State Championship

Left to right: Becca Raffel ('14), Maddie Kuppe ('12), Kimmy Whitson ('12) and Caroline Martin ('12), celebrate a strong win in the first game against Marymount.

Sam Borsos, Mira Ahmad, Features Editor, News Editor

December 3, 2011

Note: The live blog will update information every few minutes during the State Championship game. The most recently updated information will be at the top of this page. Scroll down to read chronologically. (10:17 p.m.) Wade hits a kill deep right to put Paly up 16-14. Marymount hits a kill long. Paly wins the ...

Volleyball overcomes 0-2 deficit, defeats Sacred Heart

Melanie Wade ('12) and Kimmy Whitson ('12) go up for the block against Sacred Heart Prep. The Lady Vikes lost the first two sets and came back to win the next three. Photo Credit: Paige Borsos

Peter Dennis, Columnist

September 14, 2011

The Palo Alto High School varsity volleyball team (10-0) defeated Sacred Heart Prep (6-3) in five games yesterday.  The score in the fifth and final game was 15-11. The Vikings dropped the first two games to the Gators, 20-25 and 16-25, before storming back with three straight wins. Paly star...

The Last Game

The Last Game

Michael Cullen, Columnist

March 11, 2011

If you take close look at the helmet of a member of the 2010 Palo Alto Vikings football team, you will get a glimpse into the life of a warrior who by day hammers out essays and math worksheets, and by night hammers opposing players to the turf. A helmet that started off in August as a smooth, spotless,...

Megan Coleman

February 27, 2011

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman built a career off of rebounds. He helped five teams win NBA championships and had the capability of turning the course of a game around without ever taking a shot. Just as Rodman was the backbone for his basketball teams, Megan Coleman ('11) is the defensive strength for...

Palo Alto girls’ basketball triumphs over Los Gatos, 58-37, on senior night

Gracie Marshall

February 27, 2011

The Palo Alto girls’ basketball team extended its flawless league record to 11-0 Wednesday night after a 58-37 victory over Los Gatos (7-4). The win was bittersweet for the Lady Vikes; it brought them one step closer to obtaining the No. 1 in Central Coast Section but it was also the last night the...

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