The Viking Magazine

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

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.

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, with a final score of 47-7. The Viking’s single touchdown was caught by Riley Schoeben (‘16)...

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 out of your stomach. You look left and right at your teammates and see a field of green, white and...

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

On Thursday night, the boys’ water polo team faced off the Monta Vista Matadors in its second league game of the season. Team captain Lucas Novak (‘15) was pleased with the team’s performance and ultimate defeat of the Matadors. “For most of the game we played well; our defense was definitely...

Softball suffers close loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Hannah Bundy ('14) hits a single in the sixth inning. Later in the inning, Bundy scored.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

April 17, 2014

On Thursday afternoon, Paly softball dropped a close game to Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory from San Francisco, 4-3. "I feel like we're so much better than we played," Emma Noroian ('14) said. "We're struggling with hitting. We all hit really well in practice, but then transferring that to the...

Boys’ lacrosse just clutches 11-6 win against the Los Altos Eagles

Ami Drez, News Editor

April 17, 2014

The Palo Alto boy's lacrosse team started off strong in the first half and maintained their lead with a final score of 11-6. The Vikings came into the first quarter ready to dominate, with two goals by Wayland Chiu ('14) and Matt Seligson ('16). Los Altos rallied back and put one at the back of the...

Softball inches by Woodside, 3-2

Julia Saul ('14) pitched the whole game for the Vikings. Saul totaled five strikeouts in the contest.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014

Paly girls' softball pulled a win over Woodside 3-2 on Thursday afternoon. Strong pitching by starting pitcher Julia Saul ('14) was a key component to the Lady Vikes victory. The Vikings showed signs of a firm defense in the first inning, with catches in the outfield by Casey Glassford ('15) and...

Boys’ basketball upsets Los Altos, 55-51

Noah Phillips ('14) shoots from the three-point line during Wednesday's basketball game against the Los Altos Eagles. The Vikings won the game 55-51.

Sheila Subramanian and Gillian Chryst

February 6, 2014

The boys’ basketball team won victory over the undefeated Los Altos Eagles on Wednesday night to advance to an overall league record of 5-2. “I thought that was the best we played all season especially on the defensive end. We got a ton of stops especially in the 4th quarter,” shooting guard ...

Volleyball drops CCS championship to Homestead in four sets

Keri Gee ('14) prepares for a dig against the Homestead Mustangs. The Mustangs went on to win the CCS championship.

Ami Drez and Tori Destefano

November 24, 2013

“Lets go Paly, lets go!” a crowd of spirited Paly students yelled during the CCS girls volleyball championship to show their Paly Pride. However, despite the constant cheering and spirit throughout the stands, Homestead conquered the CCS Championships over Paly in four games. The Vikes were look...

Vikings volleyball sweeps Gunn in straight sets

Keri Gee ('14) digs a spike from the back row. The Vikes went on to defeat Gunn for the second time in league.

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013

For the second time this season, the Lady Vikes conquered Gunn High School but this time in Titan territory. The match took place on Thursday in the Titans’ brand new gym on their senior night. Paly started off strong in the first set with a kill by Becca Raffel (’14) to earn a 4-2 lead. With...

The Ultimate Fan

Starrett supports Paly transfers Will Connor ('15) and Nelson Perla-Ward ('15) at St. Francis High School

Tori Destefano, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013

The Superfan Dan It’s Friday night and Paly football is playing the San Benito Haybalers for their home opener of the 2013 season. Students are pounding on the bleachers, cheering as loudly as they can to support their team. Parents are watching attentively, hoping their kids play their best game....

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