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

Not A Minor Issue

Eric Aboytes and Ryan Strathern January 9, 2018

As Jamir Shepard (‘20) comes down with his 2nd touchdown of the game against Milpitas High School, he knows even with his superior performance he will have to wait until he’s 15 to play varsity football....

Paul Jackson III (18) stops in the enzone after scoring a touchdown for the Vikings. Jackson III had 3 touchdowns in this game against Wilcox.

Paly Football defeats Wilcox in a close game last night, 25-21

Skylar Burris and Bryan Look October 15, 2016

Paly Football comes from behind against the Wilcox Chargers yesterday after being down the majority of the game. At the start of the game, Paly was able to get into the enzone to begin the game a head...

Paly defeats Homestead at home on senior night, 45-7

Paly defeats Homestead at home on senior night, 45-7

Skylar Burris, Staff Writer October 31, 2015

On Paly’s senior night yesterday the Vikings take a victory from the Homestead Mustangs 45-7. The Vikings started out strong with the first kickoff return by Eli Givens (‘16) of the game leading...

Alfredo Gonzalez (16) and Ella Higashi (16) pose on the sideline during one of the Paly football games.

Tumbling Into Tolerance

Maddy Atwater and Lauren Koyama October 20, 2015

Seven years ago, D.J. Shelton (‘08) was the only male on the Palo Alto High School cheer squad. Seven years ago, Shelton was the victim of daily verbal abuse, from being called a quitter because he no...

Vikings beat Sequoia in football season opener 54-28

Skylar Burris and Lauren Koyama, Staff Writers September 5, 2015

  The Palo Alto Vikings defeat the Sequoia Cherokees 54-28 at home in their season opener on Friday night. “54 points is a great feeling,” Justin Hull (‘16) said. “We didn’t score...

Whats Up With Powder Puff?

What’s Up With Powder Puff?

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor April 25, 2015

There are a few things Palo Alto Senior High School students look forward to throughout the year: spirit week, winter break, prom, powder puff and graduation. For the student body of the 2014-2015 school...

The six senior football players, six cheer and dance seniors, and their families pose for pictures in honor of their four years of commitment to Paly.

The Viking’s fall to the Milpitas Trojans 47-7 on Senior Night

Maddy Atwater, Staff Writer November 9, 2014

Playing with all odds against them, the Palo Alto Vikings received a brutal beating on Senior Night this Friday to the reigning Central Coast Section (CCS) Division one Champions, the Milpitas Trojans,...

Think Pink?

Think Pink?

Maddy Atwater, Staff Writer October 3, 2014

You take a deep breath to calm your nerves, block out the rally screams and take in the Friday night lights. You’re nervous. It’s the home opener and you can’t quite seem to get those butterflies...

The Palma quarterback steps back to pass as the Paly defense plays coverage. The Vikings ended up falling 35-7 to the Chieftains.

Vikings conquered by Chieftans 35-7

Maddy Atwater , Staff Writer September 26, 2014

Even with a strong team effort, the Palo Alto High School Vikings suffered a rough loss to the Palma Chieftans with a final score of 35-7 under the Friday night lights of the football stadium. Paly’s...

Paly players huddle during the third quarter to discuss plays. The Vikings came up short to the Milpitas Trojans, losing 31-28.

Vikings fall short to Milpitas 31-28 despite comeback

Sheila Subramanian and Olivia Scola October 26, 2013

The Palo Alto Vikings’ football team fell to the Milpitas Trojans on Paly's Homecoming Night, Friday Oct. 25, putting their record at 3-4 overall. Despite their tough loss, head coach Earl Hansen recognized...

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