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

Finding the perfect balance

Finding the perfect balance

November 12, 2014

   There are a select few high school athletes who are awarded with partial or full scholarships to play sports in college. For these certain students, practicing day in and day out for the last four...

The Stanford Cardinal come into the 2014 NCAA Tournament as a No. 10 seed.

Join the second-ever Viking Bracket Challenge!

Josh Stern, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2014

The madness is upon us! In a matter of weeks college basketball fans all across the United States will watch college basketball intently, with hopes that their “perfectly” constructed bracket will...

The Stanford Cardinal football team started the season ranked at No. 4 in the country and beat San Jose State 34-13 in its home opener.

And we’re off: College football kick-off

Zach Rizk, Columnist September 8, 2013

There really aren’t many things that I love as much as college football. Questionably better than my prized Chick-Fil-A, it's easy for me to acknowledge the month of September, of college football, as the...

Johnny Manziel, winner of the 2013 Heisman trophy, is facing controversy and suspension from the NCAA after allegedly selling signed memorabilia to fans.

Analyzing Manziel: Actions expressing priorities

Zach Rizk, Columnist August 26, 2013

Johnny Manziel. Johnny 'Football'. Johnny Heisman. We’ve all heard the nicknames for last year's Heisman trophy winner. But when was the last time you heard someone acknowledge the young phenomenon...

The great debate: Mike Rice

The great debate: Mike Rice

Jonny Glazier and Rohit Ramkumar April 26, 2013

Did the sports community and the entire nation overreact to the Mike Rice incident or did they react the right way? Rohit: I think that people are overreacting to this whole incident. Keep in mind,...

Despite being drafted in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft, Tom Brady has gone on to have an illustrious NFL career, highlighted by three Super Bowl rings. Brady is a shining example of how one’s opinion of another person doesn’t effect their value or potential.

Don’t take stock in it

Jonny Glazier, Columnist April 19, 2013

The month of April is a nerve-wracking month for high school students and collegiate athletes alike. It’s a time of scrutinous judgment where they are frequently told, “sorry, but you’re just not...

When senioritis hits the track: Losing motivation

When senioritis hits the track: Losing motivation

Nikolai Solgaard, Staff Writer May 13, 2012

Second-semester senior year is the time of year when senioritis sets in and the slacking begins. For the first three and a half years at Palo Alto High School,  I thought that senioritis only referred...

Showcase Scouts

Life on the Line

Kevin Kannappan, Staff Writer April 19, 2011

As I walked through the gate at Sunken Diamond, I had no idea what to expect.  The only thing running through my mind was the field in front of me—the field of my dreams.  The grass was cut to perfection...

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