The Viking Magazine

Girls’ Basketball Senior Night 2012-2013

Annie Susco, Video Editor

February 22, 2013

The Palo Alto High School girls' basketball team celebrated their senior players on February 8th before their match up against Los Gatos High School. Viking congratulates seniors Annie Susco, Stephanie Allen and Josie Butler! Filmed by Pippa Raffel Edited by Annie Susco

Boys’ Basketball Senior Night 2012-2013

Annie Susco, Video Editor

February 22, 2013

The Palo Alto High School boys' basketball team celebrated their senior players on February 8th before their match up against Los Gatos High School. Viking congratulates all the seniors! Filmed and Edited by Annie Susco

Volleyball drops close match to Los Gatos on Senior Night

Volleyball drops close match to Los Gatos on Senior Night

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2012

After an intense back-and-forth match on Tuesday, the Paly volleyball team was unable to top league rival Los Gatos, losing to the Wildcats in five games. This last regular season home game was the senior night for the team, and honored seniors Sophia Bono and Shelby Knowles, the team captains who have be...

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...

Boys’ water polo defeats Los Gatos 12-7

Boys' water polo defeats Los Gatos 12-7

Julia Saul, Staff Writer

September 13, 2012

The Paly varsity boys' water polo team (2-0-0, 2-0-0) overpowered Los Gatos on Thursday afternoon at the Palo Alto High School pool. The Vikings started strong by winning the sprint and quickly powering down the length of the pool. Nolan Perla-Ward (‘13) set the tone early in the game by scoring...

Girls’ lacrosse beats Los Gatos, 17-12

Girls' lacrosse beats Los Gatos, 17-12

Nora Rosati, Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2012

On a crisp Friday evening under the home lights, Paly girls’ lacrosse defeated Los Gatos High School 17-12. Paly’s own cheerleaders made an appearance to encourage the Lady Vikes, and performed a routine during the half-time break. The girls’ dependency on this game to move on in the season...

Softball loses to Los Gatos 15-0 on Run-Rule

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

March 31, 2012

The Paly (4-10-0, 1-2-0) softball team lost to Los Gatos, (5-6-0, 1-1-0) 15-0 on a 10 run differential rule. With starters Hannah Bundy (‘14) and Tori DeStefano (‘14) goneThe Lady Vikes took the field with Julia Saul (‘14) on the mound and with a few singles, a double, and a walk, the Wildcats...

Swimming holds on to winning streak by beating Los Gatos

Katrina Nguyen ('13) dives into the water in her 50 free race. She won the event with a time of 26:08.

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor

March 30, 2012

Varsity girls' and boys' swimming and diving secured another win against Los Gatos, winning 123-60 and 118-67, respectively. Diving helped win Paly some extra points too, as Olympic hopeful Cole Plambeck ('13) scored 290.20 and Serena Yee ('13) scored 199.15, both winning first in their respective divis...

Baseball Shuts Out Los Gatos 4-0

Baseball Shuts Out Los Gatos 4-0

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

March 28, 2012

In possibly the most rapid-paced game at the Palo Alto High School baseball home field, the Vikings defeated the Los Gatos High School Wildcats 4-0 in league play. Strong pitching led by Pomona-bound Kevin Kannappan (‘12) got the Vikings off to a fresh start on the defensive end, and solid fielding all around from both the infield and outfield ...

Brief: Paly wrestling defeats Fremont high school 53-13

Nina Kelty, Nora Rosati, Staff Writers

January 27, 2012

The Palo Alto High School wrestling team blew out Fremont High School, 53-13 this Thurs. night at the Firebird’s gym.Although the Vikings were missing senior Ryan Oshima (‘12) due to an ongoing ACL injury, underclassmen wrestlers James Giaccia (‘15) and Jordan Gans (‘14) stepped up their leve...

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