Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

Viking Magazine

Emma Staiger (18) wins the draw for the vikings in its 16-8 victory over Los Gatos

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor March 16, 2016

The girls’ lacrosse team kicked off league play with a 16-8 victory over Los Gatos Wednesday night at home. With sharp passing and intense offense the girls The wildcats may have won the opening...

Lauren Koyama (17) dribbles in last years game against the Titans.

History in the Making

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor January 8, 2016

Tonight marks a huge night in the Gunn-Paly extensive rivalry: Basketball Quad Night. All four teams (junior varsity boys and girls followed by varsity boys and girls) will compete against each other at...

Sophie Frick (18) and Carly Leong (18) celebrate after sealing the girls basketball league championship. Frick has been chosen as Palys female underclassman of the year.

Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor May 29, 2015

  Sophie Frick (‘18) stepped foot on the Palo Alto High School campus with a pre-determined expectation to be a talented athlete. With two older siblings, Andrew Frick (‘14) who played football,...

Katie Francis (16) scores a 5-meter penalty shot against Los Altos. Francis scored the third and final goal of the game, giving the Vikings the victory over the Eagles.

Girls’ water polo secures a win against Los Altos, beating the Eagles 3-2

Alex Murray and Michael Pappas October 2, 2014

The Palo Alto girls’ water polo team pulled off a comeback Thursday afternoon, beating the Los Altos Eagles 3-2. It was a game of two halves for Palo Alto who, after going into halftime down a goal,...

Girls varsity water polo coach resigns

Girls’ varsity water polo coach resigns

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer September 26, 2013

Former varsity girls' water polo coach Danny Dye resigned following the 8-3 loss to Saratoga this Thursday afternoon. He announced that he was leaving in a team meeting following the game. "I think...

Jamie Nesbitt, nominated Vikings 2013 coach of the year, gives her players advice in the league title championship.

Coach of the Year 2013: Jamie Nesbitt

Sammy Solomon, News Editor May 22, 2013

Just two years after the first varsity girls’ lacrosse team was fielded at Paly, the Lady Vikes triumphed over St. Francis to win the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Championship, under...

Paly softball continues to lose but second half of season looks hopeful

Paly softball continues to lose but second half of season looks hopeful

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer March 31, 2013

The Palo Alto Softball team seems to be on a new stride heading into the second half of the season. During the first half, the team looked strong in their first two games of the season defeating Bulingame...

Softball shut down by Homestead 6-2

Softball shut down by Homestead 6-2

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer March 19, 2013

Paly softball faced Homestead High School on Tuesday afternoon at home for their seventh game of the season, falling 6-2. In the first inning, the Vikings left Homestead’s lineup swinging the bat...

Casey Glassford (15) delivers the first pitch in the top of the second inning. Glassford pitched five of the seven innings on Tuesday afternoon.

Softball falls to Los Gatos Wildcats 9-4 at home

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer March 12, 2013

The Palo Alto High School softball team faced the Los Gatos Wildcats for their fifth regular season game. The Vikings (2-2) lost in a high-scoring game, 9-4. As the Wildcats stepped up to the plate...

Emma Wolfe (14) fires at the San Benito goal during the first round of the CCS playoffs.

Girls’ water polo loses 9-8 to San Benito in first round of CCS

Chris Smith, Staff Writer November 7, 2012

On Tuesday evening with the season on the line, it was a battle to the bitter end but the Lady Vikes came up short as the Haymakers advanced. Katie Francis (‘15) scored with 23 seconds left in the game...

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