Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Paly Softball Beats Monte Vista 10-9 in a Close Game

Yasmin Friedrichowitz, Staff Writer April 17, 2022

Paly’s softball team played a tight game against Monte Vista but came out on top winning 10-9. Monte Vista put up a good fight, the two teams battling throughout the game scoring points on each other...

Quiz: Choose your athletic pathway and we’ll tell you which Gatorade flavor you are!

Alana Abeyta, Sanaz Ebrahimi, and Nathan Seto May 22, 2019

Click here to take the quiz  This interactive quiz allows one to design their athletic pathway by answering seven questions. Each question represents a different part of an athlete's life,...

Palo Alto Boy’s Soccer Defeats Fremont 2-0

Palo Alto Boy’s Soccer Defeats Fremont 2-0

Zach Phillips and Bryan Look February 16, 2018

Palo Alto High School Boys’ Soccer defeated Freemont High School 2-0 on Friday in a decisive victory. Paly was able to take an early lead (16th minute) thanks to Leyton Ho (‘19), who skillfully...

Alec Olmstead (16) takes a swing in todays matchup against Los Altos High School.

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

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...

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

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

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor 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...

Full Court Stress

Full Court Stress

Lauren Koyama and Quinn Knoblock February 18, 2016

Wake up. Go to school. Study. Sleep. Repeat. As the end of the semester approaches, this seems to be the daily life of many high school students. The overload of school work and stress without the proper...

Risk it for the Biscuit

Ben Cleasby and Lauren Koyama February 18, 2016

In 1921, eight Chicago White Sox major league baseball players were banned for life after the accusation of fixing the 1919 World series. In 2007, referee Tim Donaghy was sentenced to 15 months in jail...

Andy Gibson (16) participates in ice-climbing

The RUSH

Maddy Atwater and Quinn Knoblock February 18, 2016

You’ve heard awe-inspiring stories of mothers lifting cars to save their trapped children and people cliff jumping into dangerous waters, which sounds absolutely crazy, but it’s all due to a little...

Lauren Koyama (17) dribbles in last years game against the Titans.

History in the Making

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor 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...

Alfredo Gonzalez (16) and Ella Higashi (16) pose on the sideline during one of the Paly football games.

Tumbling Into Tolerance

Maddy Atwater and Lauren Koyama October 20, 2015

Seven years ago, D.J. Shelton (‘08) was the only male on the Palo Alto High School cheer squad. Seven years ago, Shelton was the victim of daily verbal abuse, from being called a quitter because he no...

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