The Viking Magazine

Girls’ Water Polo Falls to Gunn 8-6

Girls' Water Polo Falls to Gunn 8-6

Lauren Daniel, Features Editor, Business Manager

October 6, 2017

The girls’ varsity water polo team fell to Gunn Thursday night by a score of 8-6. Although they did not end up victorious, the Vikes put up a great fight and the score reflected a huge improvement from their first meeting with the Titans this season. The score remained extremely close throughou...

Girls’ Water Polo Defeats Saratoga 13-4

Sophie Frick ('18) looks to shoot

Lauren Daniel, Business Manager, Features Editor

September 20, 2017

Paly Girls’ Water Polo played Saratoga tonight and won by a score of 13-4. The game seemed pretty evenly matched during the first quarter, ending with a score of 3-2, with Paly up. Near the middle of the second quarter, the Vikings picked up steam and started dominating. This was sparked by Sophie Fri...

The Ultimate Fan

Starrett supports Paly transfers Will Connor ('15) and Nelson Perla-Ward ('15) at St. Francis High School

Tori Destefano, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013

The Superfan Dan It’s Friday night and Paly football is playing the San Benito Haybalers for their home opener of the 2013 season. Students are pounding on the bleachers, cheering as loudly as they can to support their team. Parents are watching attentively, hoping their kids play their best game....

Boys’ water polo triumphs over Lynbrook 14-10

Will Mendenhall (‘14) winds up to shoot against the Lynbrook Vikings. Mendenhall scored the final goal of the game.

Paige Bara and Clara Harrington

October 16, 2013

This Tuesday afternoon Boys’ water polo triumphed against the Lynbrook Vikings, 14-10. As Paly continues on with leagues, they are preparing for upcoming games as well as CCS. “We beat [Lynbrook] by a lot the first time in leagues, so I was hoping we would come out and do the same thing,” Kia...

Summer cut short


Annemarie Drez, Staff writer

October 10, 2012

Would anyone rather spend seven hours in a classroom than enjoy the late summer weather? Probably not.  A shortened 2012 summer meant less time for students to relax, hang out with friends or get their tans on. However, there is another side to the abridged summer. Aside from the loss of time to r...

Boys’ waterpolo defeats Monta Vista, 12-8

Bret Pinsker ('13) winds up for a shot.

Annemarie Drez, Staff writer

September 20, 2012

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity water polo team defeated Monta Vista High School 12-8 this afternoon in the Paly pool. Freshman Andrew Cho ('16)  scored the first goal of game towards the end of the first quarter, pushing the Vikings in the right direction. Shortly after, captain Bret Pinsk...

Brief: boys’ water polo team falls to Mountain View, 10-8

AnneMarie Drez, Staff Writer

September 18, 2012

The boys' varsity water polo team fell to Mountain View High School in a close game, 10-8 this Tuesday at Mountain View. The two teams were neck and neck for all four quarters, with the Spartan's continuously holding a narrow lead against Paly. In the 4th quarter, the Vikings were down 8-9,...

Football drops home opener to Archbishop Mitty, 27-28

Football drops home opener to Archbishop Mitty, 27-28

Zach Rizk, Josh Stern, Staff Writers

September 15, 2012

The Vikings opened up their first home game of the 2012 season with a 27-28 loss to Archbishop Mitty high school. After Mitty scored the night’s first touchdown, Paly responded with a short touchdown run from running back Matt Tolbert (‘13), after defensive back Andrew Frick ('14) recovered a secon...

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