The Viking Magazine

Opening of Viking Stadium highlighted by Vikings 28-7 win over San Benito

Palo Alto High School principal Kim Diorio and head coach Earl Hansen cut the ribbion to the new Viking Stadium during the Friday night football game vs. San Benito. Jim Harbaugh was in attendence for the coin toss before the game. The Vikings deafted the Haybalers 28-7.

Gillian Chryst and Katie Foug

September 14, 2013

Kicking off its season in the newly constructed Viking Stadium, the Palo Alto High School football team defeated San Benito, 28-7. The grand opening was celebrated with ribbon cutting, carrying of the American flag, fireworks and a coin toss by 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh.  The Vikings started the game...

Chryst picks Stanford over USC, Alabama

Chryst picks Stanford over USC, Alabama

Zach Rizk, Columnist

June 29, 2013

Palo Alto high school’s standout quarterback Keller Chryst (‘14) decided to stay in his hometown, Palo Alto, after committing to the Stanford Cardinal, Thursday. Chryst picked Stanford over offers from Alabama, Arizona, USC and Pitt. "I just felt it was the best for me overall," Chryst said to...

Vikings silence the Los Gatos Wildcats in 25-7 blowout

Vikings silence the Los Gatos Wildcats in 25-7 blowout

Josh Stern, Staff Writer

October 20, 2012

With defensive-minded San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh in the stands, the Paly football team (5-2-0) romped rival Los Gatos (4-3-0) 25-7, behind a stout showing from its defense. The Vikings were the first to put points on the board when running back Matt Tolbert (’13) dashed down the side...

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