The Viking Magazine

The 85th Season

In the 1967 SPAL Championship, Mark Daley ('68) made two free throws in the final minute to win the game 70-68 against the Sequoia Redwoods. That championship game drew the largest crowd to ever occupy the big gym.

Katie Foug and Zoe Bhargava

December 2, 2013

Standing in the middle of the big gym, one is surrounded by banners, plaques and awards that date back to the nineteenth century. The numerous green and white wooden plaques may seem irrelevant to the current Paly student, but these numbers and letters represent the thousands of memories that have be...

Sparta Sports Science Lab

Sparta Sports Science Lab

James Harrison, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012

At first glance, Teresa Noyola and Jeremy Lin might appear to have little in common besides their high school. However, another similarity remains. Both of them take part in workouts at Menlo Park’s Sparta Performance Science, the only sports science lab in the Bay Area where professional and amat...

Roots of resilience – Jeremy Lin’s past foreshadows his NBA future

Roots of resilience - Jeremy Lin's past foreshadows his NBA future

Kevin Dukovic and Austin Poore

April 20, 2012

AT THE BEGINNING OF FEBRUARY, Jeremy Lin (‘06) was just another NBA benchwarmer, toiling in the depths of the New York Knicks roster and unknown to all but the most loyal of fans. His claim to fame at the time was limited to his status as the first American player of Chinese or Taiwanese descen...

Sunday Mornings with Jeremy

Michael Strong

April 20, 2012

Some might remember Jeremy Lin as the kid who led the Palo Alto varsity boys’ basketball team to a state title back in 2006. Or maybe they remember him as the man who scored an impressive 30 points against the 13th ranked UConn Huskies in 2009, slamming home two massive dunks on Harvard’s way to a...

Lin needs surgery, will likely miss remainder of season

Lin needs surgery, will likely miss remainder of season

Kevin Dukovic, Staff Writer

April 1, 2012

Linsanity was put on hold Saturday when the news broke that Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is to have surgery next week to repair a slightly torn meniscus in his left knee. Lin could reportedly miss up to six weeks, making a return to the court this season highly unlikely seeing as how the NBA regular...

Reppin’ For My Town

Reppin' For My Town

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

March 18, 2012

You know the phrase "these things don't happen every day?" Well reader, that's because they don't. Not for kids (well technically I am an adult) at Paly, or any high schooler for that matter. Last Friday Night, I didn’t dance on table tops with Katy Perry. Instead, on The Viking's first ever New Yo...

Jeremy Lin reminisces on his Palo Alto days after Knicks crush Pacers, 115-100

Jeremy Lin reminisces on his Palo Alto days after Knicks crush Pacers, 115-100

Emy Kelty, Editor-in Chief

March 17, 2012

[NEW YORK] After the New York Knicks crushed the Indiana Pacers 115-100 at Madison Square Garden last night, Jeremy Lin ('06), who finished the game with 13 points and 5 assists, reminisced of his memories of his hometown in Palo Alto, Calif. During the interview, Lin smiled and let out a few chuckles...

Double crossed and double dipped at MSG

The staff of The Viking takes on MSG. Unfortunately, we had a little difficulty with our tickets.

Jonny Glazier, Kevin Dukovic, and Spencer Drazovich

March 16, 2012

NEW YORK-Double dipping is one of the most egregious violations at any get-together with chips and salsa. However, Friday night at Madison Square Garden, we discovered the more sinister side of the term. Let us first give you some back-story. As part of The Viking's trip to New York City, we were...

New York Knicks smash Portland Trailblazers, 121-79: Verbatim

The New York Knicks secured another victory against the Trailblazers Wednesday evening and will play the Indiana Pacers Friday night at Madison Square Garden. Paly alumnus Jeremy Lin ('05) scored six points and had six assists in tonight's game.

Jonny Glazier and Hilda Huang, Staff Writer and Copy Editor

March 14, 2012

[NEW YORK CITY] - In the wake of the New York Knicks' head coach Mike D'Antoni's resignation, Mike Woodson captured his first win as the new Head Coach in a 121-79 rout of the Portland Trailblazers. The 42-point win was the biggest margin of victory in the history of the Knicks' franchise's history....



Shannon Scheel, Columnist

March 4, 2012

Athlete or not, life goals are a part of, But the countless hours of work, determination, and reaching the point of nearly quitting are all worth it once you make it through to the other side. Reader, I accomplished a life goal today. It is kind of silly, in retrospect: I got my CCS time ...

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