The Viking Magazine

Senior Night Win for Girls’ Water Polo

Sophie Frick (18') recieves flowers, bag and poster for Senior Night ceremony.

Mallory Kuppe, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

The Girls' water polo team was victorious over the Homestead Mustangs earlier tonight in a thrilling match for the Vikings. Before the game, there was a delightful ceremony honoring the seniors Talia Stanley, Sophie Frick, Hollie Chiao, Sabrina Hall, Alique Papas, Alyssa Ibuyan, Mia Bloom and Fayann...

Girls Water Polo Defeated 9-6 by Los Altos

Goalie Esme Stotland (19') blocks a shot.

Mallory Kuppe, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

The Lady Vikes water polo lost in an exciting match against the Los Altos Eagles earlier today. The team has been preparing for this game since they took a hard loss when they played them three weeks ago. “Last time we played this team it was a pretty tough loss, we lost by a lot more,” goalie...

Softball defeats Lynbrook 9-0 in final league game

Softball defeats Lynbrook 9-0 in final league game

Lauren Daniel, Business Manager

May 13, 2017

Softball defeated Lynbrook in their last league game Wednesday 9-0. Before the game, they held a ceremony honoring the seven seniors on the team. Seemly fitting that the seniors contributed five RBI’s and eight hits to the impressive win. Throughout the whole game the vikings seemed to dominate the fie...

Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

Paly girls’ softball started off the game strong as Mackenzie Glassford (‘17) struck out the first player at bat, and Santa Clara was not able to get any players on base in the first inning. Glassford continued Paly’s strong start making it to second base. Sophie Frick (‘18) then made it to ...

Girls’ water polo suffers a tough loss in physical game against league opponent Los Altos 7-4

Girls’ water polo suffers a tough loss in physical game against league opponent Los Altos 7-4

Ethan Stern and Nick Smallwood

October 7, 2016

  The lady vikes failed to capitalize in lots of their first half opportunities despite great attack play throughout the first half. Sophie Frick (‘18) managed to slam a goal into the back of the net during the first half while also creating a great deal of chances for her teammates. At the e...

Paly softball loses to Cupertino 19-13 at home

Elizabeth Schnaubelt ('18) swings at the ball in an attempt to mount a Paly comeback against Cupertino.

Skylar Burris, Editor in Chief and Writer

April 26, 2016

Paly softball fell to Cupertino 19-13 on Wednesday, April 26. Cupertino started the game strong, leading the Vikings 2-0 into the bottom of the first inning. However, the Vikings were not able to answer and remained scoreless going into the second inning. In the second inning, Cupertino continue...

Girls Water Polo wins close contest 6-5 against Gunn

Girls Water Polo wins close contest 6-5 against Gunn

Steven Marinkovich and Ben Cleasby

September 24, 2015

The Lady Vikes took down crosstown rivals Gunn 6-5 on Thursday evening at Gunn High School. The game started out fast as Gunn took a 2-0 lead three minutes into the first quarter.  A surge from the Vikings, that included two goals from Gigi Rojahn (‘16) saw them take a 3-2 lead going into the second...

Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Sophie Frick ('18) and Carly Leong ('18) celebrate after sealing the girls basketball league championship. Frick has been chosen as Paly's female underclassman of the year.

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

May 29, 2015

  Sophie Frick (‘18) stepped foot on the Palo Alto High School campus with a pre-determined expectation to be a talented athlete. With two older siblings, Andrew Frick (‘14) who played football, lacrosse and wrestling then went on to play football in college, and Madeline Frick (‘17) who...

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