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Dynamic Duos

Dynamic Duos

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

April 16, 2014

When looking at a Paly roster, sometimes it catches the eye that two players have the same last name, and it turns out that they are siblings on the same varsity team. These two brothers or sisters have something special between them because they are on the same Paly team. Famous sibling athletes...

2012 London Olympics preview

2012 London Olympics preview

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

June 22, 2012

The Viking will provide online, Twitter and Facebook updates on Paly's Olympic hopefuls and Olympians beginning Monday, June 25 at the 2012 USA Swimming and Diving Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebr. until the Aug. 12 closing ceremonies at the 2012 London Olympics.  When the countdown clock in Trafa...

Brief: Floreal takes two top-four finishes in track CIF Finals; 4×100 team finishes seventh

Brief: Floreal takes two top-four finishes in track CIF Finals; 4×100 team finishes seventh

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

June 2, 2012

Paly closed out its historic season at the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Track and Field State Championships today with two top-four finishes in the individual sprinting events. E.J. Floreal ('13) took fourth in the boys' 100-meter dash today in the sub-100 degrees Fahrenheit heat with...

Liveblog: 2012 CIF States Track and Field

Liveblog: 2012 CIF States Track and Field

Hilda Huang, Staff writer

June 1, 2012

Note: The most updated information will be listed at the top of the page. You can also see the unabridged results at the RecordTiming results page. Finals 9:01 p.m.: Sarah Baxter ('13) of Simi Valley wins the girls' 3200-meter run with a time of 10:12.00. 8:56 p.m.: Noel Frazier ('12) of C...

Boys’ track and field makes Paly history winning CCS championship title; individual girls’ place seventh

Boys’ track and field makes Paly history winning CCS championship title; individual girls’ place seventh

Nikolai Solgaard, Staff writer

May 26, 2012

Boys’ track and field made history last night at Gilroy High School, winning Paly’s first ever Central Coast Section (CCS) championship title. The Vikings had a total of eight boys qualified to compete in this meet.  Paly was represented in the 4x100-meter relay, the 4x400-meter relay, the 100 and...

Inside the Mind of E.J. Floreal’s 100 Meter Dash

Annie Susco, Video Editor

May 17, 2012

E.J. Floreal has the fastest hundred meter dash in California with a time of 10.52. Here is a video of what goes through the mind of the 6'4, top-ranked, sprinter from Palo Alto High School, before, during, and directly after his race. In the race featured in the video, E.J. ran a 10.61, breaking the...

When senioritis hits the track: Losing motivation

When senioritis hits the track: Losing motivation

Nikolai Solgaard, Staff Writer

May 13, 2012

Second-semester senior year is the time of year when senioritis sets in and the slacking begins. For the first three and a half years at Palo Alto High School,  I thought that senioritis only referred to academics (less work and motivation, more time for sports and friends). But now that the time has come, I...

Brief: Girls’ track loses to Gunn; Boys’ track triumphs

Nikolai Solgaard, Grant Shorin, Staff Writers

May 2, 2012

The girls’ track and field team lost to Gunn on Thursday, April 19, 53-69. The Lady Vikes got off to a good start in the 4X100 meter relay, after winning the race with a time of 50.31 seconds. In the 400 meter run, Paly picked up more points after Lydia Guo (‘12) and Vivian Laurence (‘14)...

Brief: Girls’ track and field defeats Lynbrook

Nikolai Solgaard, Grant Shorin, Staff Writers

May 2, 2012

The girls’ track and field team defeated Lynbrook at home, 76-51. The Lady Vikes got out to a early lead, winning the 4×100 meter relay with a time of 50.25 seconds. Katy Foug (‘15) added five more points for the Vikes, after finishing first in the 1600 meter run in 5:19.84 minutes. Torie...

Paly boys’ track and field beats Los Altos, 70-52

Paly boys’ track and field beats Los Altos, 70-52

Nora Rosati, Staff writer

March 22, 2012

Paly boys’ track and field beat Los Altos high school 70-52 this Thursday at the Los Altos field on a windy afternoon. The Vikings had a discouraging start with a disqualification for a lane technicality in the 4x100 meter relay. This resulted in a five point deficit for Paly. “We made  a lot of ...

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