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

An Athlete’s Advantage

Steven Marinkovich and Peter Snodgrass February 18, 2016

In this introspective piece, The Viking explores the college recruitment process for many Paly student athletes and their paths to becoming college athletes. The experience of athletic recruitment can...

Captains (from left to right) Livi Musil (15), Jacey Pederson (16) and Katie Foug (15) stand with the second place trophy after losing in the CCS Finals.

Girls’ soccer comes up just short in 3-2 CCS Championship loss to Mountain View

Rowan McEvoy and Garrett Reynolds March 7, 2015

The Paly girls’ soccer team lost to Mountain View 3-2 in the CCS finals Saturday morning at Valley Christian High School. Alison Lu (‘16) accounted for both goals for the Vikings who squandered...

Palys six seniors are honored in a ceremony following their 8-0 win over Homestead. Senior night marked the final home game of league play.

Girls’ soccer defeats Homestead 8-0

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-In-Chief February 12, 2015

The Paly girls’ soccer team trounced the Homestead Mustangs 8-0 at home Thursday on senior night. Players Priscilla Bell (‘15), Lena Chang (‘15), Katie Foug (‘15), Sarah Lim (‘15) Livi Musil...

Jacey Pederson (16) rounds a turn during the 4x400m relay. The Paly girls cruised to victory while taking first in 13 of 15 events.

Girls’ track rolls 92-35 over Lynbrook

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer April 15, 2014

The Paly girls’ track team defeated Lynbrook 92-35 on Thursday at home. The team dominated the meet, taking first in all but two events en route to a large margin of victory. “I feel like the girls’...

Alison Lu (16) scores Palys second goal of the game. The Lady Vikes went on to tie the game against Los Gatos 2-2.

Girls’ soccer ties last league game against Los Gatos 2-2

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer February 15, 2014

The Paly girls’ soccer team tied up its last league game against Los Gatos with a score of 2-2. Despite the numerous scoring opportunities, the Vikings were unable to finish the game off with a win. “We...

Olivia Musil (15) heads a deep driven ball near the Paly goal line to keep the Eagles from scoring. The lady Vikings tied with the Eagles 2-2.

Girls’ soccer ties Los Altos in first game of season

Anna Dukovic and Gillian Chryst January 8, 2014

Paly girls’ soccer kicked off its season with its first league game at home against last years defending Central Coast Section (CCS) champs Los Altos. Despite a strong first half, the Vikings were unable...

Paly forward Sunny Lyu (14) dribbles downfield in the Vikings 2-1 loss against the Menlo-Atherton Bears at home.

Girls’ soccer drops home opener to Menlo-Atherton 2-1

Tara Lawrence, Business Manager, Photo Editor December 5, 2013

In its first match of the season, the Paly girls’ soccer team fell to Menlo-Atherton 2-1 at home. The Vikings started off slowly as the Bears scored in the first 10 minutes of the match. Moments later...

Jacey Pederson drives to goal.

Female Underclassman of the Year: Jacey Pederson

Michael Strong, Business Manager May 22, 2013

Jacey Pederson (’16) walked onto the Palo Alto High School campus less than one year ago. However, if you are a soccer fan, or are simply a person who appreciates talent, then you most likely already...

Jacey Pederson (16) controls a pass from a teammate. Pederson scored and assisted a goal in todays game.

Girls’ soccer shuts down Cupertino, advances to CCS

Sammy Solomon, News Editor February 13, 2013

On their senior night, the Paly's girls' soccer team conquered Cupertino High School 3-1, to end their regular season. The Lady Vikes, who remain undefeated in the El Camino league, will advance to the...

Girls’ soccer preview

Ami Drez, Staff writer December 1, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity soccer team has not qualified for the Central Coast Section (CCS) championships since the 2009-2010 season, and last winter season the varsity team was relegated. This...

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