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

Girls Water Polo Looks to the Future After Loss to Mountain View 8-7

Girls Water Polo Looks to the Future After Loss to Mountain View 8-7

Zach Phillips, Webmaster/Design Director September 12, 2018

Girls varsity water polo was beaten by Mountain View 8-7 in a thriller league game Tuesday at the Paly pool. The deck was wet, the sky clear, and the stands loud when the water polo game started, at 3:30pm. Chesnie...

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer April 21, 2016

The Palo Alto High School’s varsity boys’ tennis team lost to Sacred Heart Prep 5-2 at Paly on Wednesday. The Vikings only won two of the eight matches they played. Shiv Matta (‘16) easily won...

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...

Jordan Gans (14) falls to the ground after scoring a goal. Although he lay on the ground for a few minutes complaining of minor injuries, he continued to play for the rest of the game.

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer April 25, 2014

After an intense battle in heavy wind and rain, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team triumphed over Menlo Atherton 5-4 on Friday night. Paly started off the game strong, immediately grabbing the lead with...

Maya Lathi (17) scores a free throw for the Vikings. The Vikes went on to claim the game 68-31.

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer December 10, 2013

The Palo Alto High School Girls’ basketball team dominated Wesley College 68-31 in Vikings territory on Tuesday evening. The Vikings’ strong offensive side contributed to the constant lead they maintained...

Alys Olmstead (16) prepares for a header against her opponent as the ball nears. Olmstead and other attackers dominated the field scoring six goals.

Girls’ varsity soccer undefeated in league with another easy win

Ami Drez, Staff Writer January 16, 2013

The Paly girls’ varsity soccer team had yet another successful defeat this Wednesday at the Paly home turf. The lady Vikes beat Milpitas 6-1, leaving them undefeated in their league. Overall, the...

Bump, set, dance? Girls volleyball teams perform flash mob

Bump, set, dance? Girls’ volleyball teams perform flash mob

Sam Borsos, Managing Editor September 7, 2011

Whether it's the girls' volleyball team suiting up as ninjas or the boys' basketball team keeping it classy with ties and collared shirts, it is not unusual to see a sports team at Palo Alto High School...

Paly baseball beats Monta Vista in first round of CCS

Paly baseball beats Monta Vista in first round of CCS

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor May 18, 2011

Palo Alto Baseball (24-9) put up strong play against the Monta Vista Matadores (15-11) in its first round of the CCS tournament on May 18, 2011, 10-2, earning a spot in the next round against Homestead....

Girls’ cross-country places 13th at Stanford Invitational

Charlie Kelsey March 11, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls' cross-country team battled through the high temperatures and blazing sunlight on the Stanford golf course to finish 13th at the Stanford Invitational this weekend. Susan...

Girls’ water polo advances to second round of CCS

Mira Ahmad and Emy Kelty, Staff Writer November 12, 2010

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team (14-11) defeated Santa Teresa High School (12-15), 10-2, Wednesday night at the Paly pool in the first round of Central Coast Section playoffs. Driver...

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