The Viking Magazine

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

Alec Olmstead ('16) takes a swing in todays matchup against Los Altos High School.
March 30, 2016

Despite a strong defensive effort led by pitcher Justin Hull (‘16), who had six strikeouts and pitched a complete game, the Vikings fell short of the Los Altos Eagles 1-0 in today’s matchup. Both...

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Emma Staiger ('18) wins the draw for the vikings in its 16-8 victory over Los Gatos
March 16, 2016

The girls’ lacrosse team kicked off league play with a 16-8 victory over Los Gatos Wednesday night at home. With sharp passing and intense offense the girls The wildcats may have won the opening...

History in the Making

Lauren Koyama ('17) dribbles in last year's game against the Titans.
A preview of tonights Quad Night basketball games against cross-town rivals, the Gunn Titans.
January 8, 2016

Tonight marks a huge night in the Gunn-Paly extensive rivalry: Basketball Quad Night. All four teams (junior varsity boys and girls followed by varsity boys and girls) will compete against each other at...

The Vikings fell short of the San Benito Haybalers 49-34

Tony Caballero-Santana celebrates Viking touchdown with his teammates.
September 11, 2015

Taking the field after a hyped-up home opener, the Vikings battled against the San benito Haybalers, but were eventually defeated 49-34. After a depressing 33-0 loss in last years matchup, the team showed...

Boys’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8

Boys' lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8
May 14, 2015

On Wednesday night, Paly boys’ lacrosse overcame the Mountain View Spartans 9-8 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinals. The game started off slow for the Vikings with one Paly...

Baseball takes second in SCVAL

Owen Plambeck ('16) hits a pitch in the sixth inning. The Vikings took second place in SCVAL.
May 16, 2014

The Saratoga Falcons took first place in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) on Friday afternoon, as Paly fell 13-4. It was the third game in the three-game series for the SCVAL finals between...

Baseball falls to Saratoga 8-4 in first round of SCVAL playoffs

Baseball falls to Saratoga 8-4 in first round of SCVAL playoffs
May 14, 2014

  The Palo Alto Baseball team fell short to Saratoga with a score of 8-4 in the first SCVAL playoff game. The Vikings took an early lead, but were unable to come out victorious leaving them with a...

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

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...

Boys’ water polo beats Lynbrook 11-8 in first round of SCVAL tournament

Sam Kelley ('14) anticipates his next shot. Kelley put up five goals to help the Paly Vikings defeat Lynbrook 11-8.
November 7, 2013

The Paly boys’ water polo team took on the Lynbrook Vikings in the first round of the SCVAL tournament, winning the game 11-8 in their home pool. Coach Brandon Johnson voiced his approval of his team’s...

Female Upperclassman Athlete of the Year: Megan Tall

Female Underclassmen of the year Megan Tall drive to the goal.
May 22, 2013

"I was that kid that played every sport," Megan Tall (‘14)  said, speaking of her childhood, “I played softball and basketball but... I’m more talented with my feet.” “Talented with her feet”...

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