The Viking Magazine

Girls’ Cross Country Montery Invitational

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer

November 9, 2012

Palo Alto High School's girls' cross-country team races at Toro Park in Salinas and places second out of 14 teams.

Paly Boys’ Cross Country at Leagues

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012

The Paly boys' cross-country competed in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) El Camino on Oct. 30. The boys placed 6th overall. Nate Cook ('15) qualified to compete in the CCS final on Nov. 11.

Boys’ Cross Country Monterey Invitational

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012

Paly boys' cross-country placed 11th at the Monterey Invitational on Oct. 19. The meet featured competition from CCS, such as Lynbrook and Menlo-Atherton, the top two team finishers.

Just do it

Columnist Shannon Scheel ('12) cannot get enough of those Nike products. In her enthusiasm she has caused half of her collection to go airborne. Where's the pink sports bra? She went on a run today, so it's in the wash, of course!

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

November 20, 2011

No beating around the bush: I have an obsession with Nike products. Sometimes I find my consumerism a little bit embarrassing. But no matter how much my friends berate me for the thirteen (GASP) pairs of jeans I own, I can’t help myself: I’m an athlete, but also a shopper. And to be honest, if...

Running After Dark

Scott Jurek runs with a Tarahumara Raramuri. These Raramuri, or runners, have been credited for pioneering the sport of ultramarathoning.

Hilda Huang, Staff Writer

November 17, 2011

 It’s Saturday. “The race starts at about five in the morning,” ultra-marathon runner Stan Jensen said of his 1999 experience running the Leadville 100-mile ultramarathon. “There are around 600 people.” He put on snug socks, laced up his shoes, and pinned on his bib. Filled the water ...

Girls’ cross-country finishes 12th at Central Park meet

Rachelle Holmgren ['12] leads the lady Vikes early on in the race. she placed second for Paly.

Kevin Dukovic, Austin Poore, and Nikolai Solgaard

September 28, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity cross-country team finished 12th out of the 14 schools that competed at the Central Park Cluster meet on a mild afternoon Tuesday in Santa Clara. Paly finished the meet with a total of 275 points, well behind the 72 points of first place Lynbrook and rival...

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