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ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer talks Chryst, Super Bowl with The Viking

Trent Dilfer gazes at his Super Bowl XXXV trophy as a Baltimore Raven in 2001. Dilfer talked with a couple of Viking staff members Friday night during the Paly boys' team's victory over Mountain View.

Zach Rizk and Paul Bienaimé

January 26, 2013

During the Paly boys' basketball team's 41-30 victory over the Mountain View Spartans on "Quad Night," Super Bowl winning quarterback and ESPN analyst  Trent Dilfer made an appearance. The Viking’s Paul Bienaimé and Zach Rizk managed to catch up with Dilfer for a short interview. Dilfer was attendi...

Ripped and legal

Ripped and legal

Paul Bienaimé and Rohit Ramkumar

October 10, 2012

Last month, the sports world watched in awe as cancer survivor and seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong discontinued his fight against steroid allegations made by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). After an almost year-long struggle, Armstrong quit, effectively admitting his guilt in...

Sports Illustrated columnist Phil Taylor visits The Viking

Sports Illustrated columnist Phil Taylor visits The Viking

Austin Poore, Staff Writer

March 8, 2012

Sports Illustrated columnist Phil Taylor, who currently writes the “Point After” column on the magazine’s final page, visited The Viking today to discuss his career and offer some insights into professional sports journalism. The unassuming Taylor effortlessly commanded the room, holding t...

Beneath the surface

Beneath the surface

Kevin Dukovic, Jacob Lauing, and Nora Rosati

November 18, 2011

“HE’S-A-WHITE-GUY! HE’S-A-WHITE-GUY!” a large block of seniors vehemently chanted after Holger Thorup (‘12) dunked during the gym rally on the fourth day of Spirit Week. The chant was directed at the junior class and its two African-American dunkers, E.J. Floreal (‘13) and Aubrey Dawkins...

No “I” in team (or Sacramento)

Eight members of the VIking staff enjoy a tender moment at the JEANC convention following the write-offs.

October 17, 2011

In 1849, Sacramento was not a state capital. California wasn’t even a state. At this point in time, Native Americans inhabited America’s wilderness and gold miners were exclaiming “Eureka!” at the tops of their lungs. (I apologize for that extended amount of background, but being the history...

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