The Viking Magazine

#ThinkBlue, #KEMvP and why the Dodgers are the preeminent team in the NL West

Peter Dennis, Columnist

April 17, 2012

Sorry it's been a while folks. College is looking great and senior year is staying just enough in reach that people will complain about it incessantly on various social networks. But we only have 30-some odd days left of this paradise and it's time to ruin all those Giants fans' seasons. After a...

Brief: Boys’ basketball falls to St. Francis, 70-64 in OT

Peter Dennis, Columnist

February 25, 2012

The Palo Alto High School boys' basketball team fell to St. Francis High School 70-64 in overtime in CCS quarterfinal play on Saturday. Following their thrubbing of South San Francisco on Thursday, the Vikings faced a tough matchup in the WCAL five seed Lancers. The Lancers, seeded third in CCS bracket...

Israel Hakim in the Spotlight

Annie Susco, Video Editor

February 8, 2012

Israel Hakim is a two year varsity basketball player for Palo Alto High School. He is an amazing athlete who has shined on the court this season, so we picked him for the Viking Magazine's "Viking in the Spotlight." A special thank you to Israel Hakim, Salina Gray, E.J. Floreal, and Aubrey Dawkins for...

Paly boys’ basketball beats Mountain View 51-48

Paly boys' basketball beats Mountain View 51-48

Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writer

January 28, 2012

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team beat Mountain View 51-48, Fri.  night at Paly. The Vikings (5-1), broke Mountain View’s perfect in-league record, now (9-1). After falling to the Spartans 43-62 on Jan. 6, Paly was determined to comeback with a victory and that is exactly what they...

Winter Athlete Sideline Swag

Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writers

December 16, 2011

The Viking asked Paly Athletes how they keep cozy on the bench during those chilly winter games. The girls said: "It gets pretty chilly in the winter time, so I throw on a sweatshirt, some baggy-a** sweatpants, a parka, pull up those high soccer socks and an ear-warmer headband! Then I'm cozy" -Lil...

Game Day Swag

Varsity basketball teammates Israel Hakim ('12), Mathias Schmutz ('13) and Tori Prati ('12) show off their game day swag.

Paige Borsos, Staff Writer

March 9, 2011

Game day: For any athlete, it signifies an opportunity to compete, to showcase practice and to take home a victory. Unlike an ordinary day, it is 24 hours of being in an athletic mentality. Whether it is a Major League baseball team, a college basketball team or the Palo Alto High School football team,...

High Technology: How technology is changing the game

BOUNCE Guard Davante Adams (‘12) leaps up for a slam dunk on Aaron Gordon (‘13) of Archbishop Mitty on March 1 in the CCS semifinals.

Peter Dennis and Nathan Norimoto

March 9, 2011

In the age of iPads and Xbox 360s, technology seems to change continuously. People have gotten so accustomed to the continual updating of technology that they get frustrated when the growth doesn’t happen or if it doesn’t happen quickly enough. Of course, sports are not spared from this change....

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