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Vikings fall to Cougars 48-7

Vikings fall to Cougars 48-7

Zach Baumgarten, Staff Writer

September 2, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings fall to the Half Moon Bay cougars 48-7, in the season home opener. The Vikings put up their first points on the board with their only touchdown late in the second half. The Cougars offense consisted of many fullback carries along with a quarterback read option play that overwhelmed the Viking defense. “Against them their trying to dink and dun...

Vikings take down Santa Clara 44-31

Vikings take down Santa Clara 44-31

Quinn Knoblock & Haley Chalmers, Features Editor & Photo Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings Football had a strong win over Santa Clara with a score of 44-31 on Friday, September 22.   The first quarter started out slow with little action from either team. However, after a Viking fumble, Santa Clara recovered the ball and was able to kick a field goal in th...

Football takes down Patterson 25-12 in the season opener

Football takes down Patterson 25-12 in the season opener

Dillon Scheel, Staff Writer

August 27, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Palo Alto holds strong after a shutout first half at home to beat Patterson 25-12 on Friday, August 26. “It feels good. I’m proud of the way we played,” said Jordan Schilling (‘17) of his first start at the quarterback position. The Vikings started with a run heavy offense, relying hea...

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


Filed under Top Stories

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 to a touchdown. Within the first 20 seconds of the game, Paly was already leading 7-0.    ...

Vikings fall to Los Gatos 42-20 in Homecoming Game

Vikings fall to Los Gatos 42-20 in Homecoming Game

Lauren Koyama

October 25, 2015


Filed under Football, Top Stories

After a slow start, the Palo Alto Vikings fall to the Los Gatos Wildcats during the Homecoming game this Friday 42-20. The Vikings suffered a rough start after the Wildcats scored just 21 seconds into the first quarter, gaining the lead 7-0. After the Vikings returned the ball, Paul Jackson III (‘18)...

Vikings beat Sequoia in football season opener 54-28

Skylar Burris and Lauren Koyama, Staff Writers

September 5, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

  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 that much last year so it’s great. It’s a great feeling.” The Viking started the game stro...

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