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

Paly To the Pros

Cole Sotnick and Joshua Kasevich, Staff Writers January 9, 2018

Stu Pederson: 1978 Dodgers: Former Major League Baseball player Stu Pederson (‘78) started his impressive career at the grounds of Palo Alto High School (Paly). After his years at Paly, Pederson went...

Olympian Lily Zhang (14) captured her third consecutive Junior North American Championship gold and her first Womens North American Championship gold last Sunday at the ITTF-North American Table Tennis Championships in Cary, North Carolina. Previously, she also led her American team to the Junior and Womens golds in the team events.

Olympian Lily Zhang named 2012 Junior and Women’s North American Champion

Hilda Huang, Business Manager September 4, 2012

Though her first Olympic appearance didn't go quite as planned, 2012 Olympian Lily Zhang ('14) is now the North American Junior and Women's Champion. She beat Shirley Fu (11-8, 11-8, 9-11, 10-12, 11-7,...

Palys gem Lily Zhang finally home

Paly’s gem Lily Zhang finally home

Hilda Huang, Business Manager August 6, 2012

It's pretty cool to be able to say that you saw your friend on the telly, especially when NBC caught her in a striking smile, waving to the cameras while walking in the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London...

Zhang poses in front of the table at the ExCeL stadium on Wednesday. She lost in the first round to Croatias Cornelia Vaida.

Zhang falls in first round of Olympic tournament

Hilda Huang, Business Manager July 28, 2012

Lily Zhang's ('14) Olympic table tennis run ended quickly with a first round loss to Croatia's Cornelia Vaida in the first round of the tournament. The youngest table tennis competitor in London, Zhang...

Viking Lily Zhang gets ready to compete in the 2012 London Olympics

Viking Lily Zhang gets ready to compete in the 2012 London Olympics

Hilda Huang, Business Manager July 24, 2012

Updated 12:00 p.m. on July 27: Lily Zhang ('14) will compete tomorrow, July 28, at 11:15 a.m. BST against Cornelia Molnar of Croatia  in the first round of the women's table tennis tournament...

Liveblog: 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials

Liveblog: 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials

Hilda Huang, Business Manager June 25, 2012

Keep checking back for new updates as the 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials runs from June 25 to July 2. June 30: 12:00 p.m.: Andrew Liang ('14) swam a time of 55.35 seconds in the 100-meter fly,...

Byron Sanborn (12) writes about the excitement building up to the 2012 US Swimming Olympic Trials that are set to begin Monday, June 25. Jasmine Tosky (

The Viking catches up with Sanborn at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

Hilda Huang, Business Manager June 24, 2012

Byron Sanborn ('12) just finished swimming his 200-meter breaststroke race, finishing in 87th place, and here's what he had to say about his performance today. "I swam my 200-meter breaststroke today...

2012 London Olympics preview

2012 London Olympics preview

Hilda Huang, Business Manager June 22, 2012

The Viking will provide online, Twitter and Facebook updates on Paly's Olympic hopefuls and Olympians beginning Monday, June 25 at the 2012 USA Swimming and Diving Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebr. until...

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