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Vikes defeat Homestead to extend winning streak to 3

Hayley Levine, News Editor

January 17, 2018

The Vikes had a strong showing at home against the Mustangs of Homestead. The team took an early lead with a goal from Valter Levander (‘18) from a through ball by Paul Thie (‘19). The Vikings took the lead into the half 1-0. Midway through the second half the Vikings doubled their lead with...

Volleyball Rolls Past Los Gatos

Max Jung-Goldberg, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

The girls volleyball team swept SCVAL league rival Los Gatos, three sets to zero, on Tuesday night at the Peery Center. For the Vikings, it was the team’s second win against the Wildcats this season. They took set one 25-18, set two, 25-21, and set three, 25-22. The victory increased their curr...

Baseball wins 3-0 over Homestead behind Chang throwing a two-hit shutout

Baseball wins 3-0 over Homestead behind Chang throwing a two-hit shutout

Bryan Look

March 29, 2017

On Wednesday, Baseball moved to 7-0 in league play by beating Homestead at home, 3-0, lead by starting pitcher Ryan Chang (‘17) throwing a two-hit shutout.   Baseball came into this season with lofty expectations, but struggled to find their groove as they lost two of their first three g...

Girls’ water polo sustains tough loss to Gunn on senior night

Katie Francis ('16) shoots and scores a goal against Gunn. She, along with several other juniors, will have to fill the void left by Tess van Hulsen ('15) and Olivia Scola ('15).

Isaac Kasevich, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

The Palo Alto High School girls' water polo team fell to the Gunn Titans 7-2 at Paly on Thursday’s senior night. The Titans were first to score with 5:32 to play in the first quarter, and scored again in the second quarter. Katie Francis (‘16) scored with 1:35 to go in the half bringing the score...

Serving to a different beat

Serving to a different beat

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

April 15, 2012

Friends, let’s start out with a little…storytelling. As most of you who are familiar with The Viking know, we cover all Paly sporting events by dividing up into beat teams. Each beat team is responsible for covering a sport for the entirety of its season and currently, I have the honor of being...



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 ...

Girls’ soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Girls' soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Shannon Scheel, Michael Strong, Columnist, Staff Writer

February 1, 2012

The Palo Alto High School-Gunn High School rivalry clearly fired up both of the respective schools’ varsity girls’ soccer teams tonight on Paly’s El Camino field: after a fast-paced first half, Paly finished the game with a 3-1 victory, the same margin that the Titans had beaten the Vikings by...

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