The Viking Magazine

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018

Boys Basketball (18-2, 12-0) After winning the SCVAL title and being selected as the #3 seed in the CCS Open Division tournament, boys basketball looks to make a run at the open division title. “I want to win Open,” Will Schlemmer (‘18) said. “I think we have enough talent and experien...

Curling iron

Courtney Lovely ('16) works out in the Paly weight room with the rest of the girls basketball team

Maddy Atwater and Ethan Stern

December 8, 2015

Many high school male athletes lift weights and work out on a very consistent basis for sports training, getting stronger, or even building muscle. You can walk into pretty much any high school weight room and see a male student working out, but you typically will not find a girl in the area. With female...

Paly wrestling crushed by Fremont 63-13 in first meet of season

Seth Goyal ('17) wrestles with his Fremont opponent. Goyal went on to win his match 16-10.

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer

January 6, 2015

The Paly wrestling team lost to Fremont 63-13 at their first dual meet of the season at home on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Keahi Asing (’18), Seth Goyal (’17) and Chioke Bryant-Anderson (’15) all scored for the Vikings. Alexa Austin (’15) was proud of her team, especially the underclassmen wrestling...

Pinning at all costs

Andrew Frick (‘14) goes head to head with a Gunn wrestler. After three years of wrestling, Frick truly understands how difficult the sport can be.

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

The sculpture of The Two Wrestlers standing in the Uffizi Collection in Florence, Italy depicts just one moment in the timeless sport of wrestling. The two muscular men have remained forever frozen amidst their battle to top one another for over five thousand years. During the winter months, this scene o...

Wrestling takes fifth in the SCVAL tournament

Tara Lawrence, Staff Writer

February 12, 2013

Paly wrestlers battled it out this weekend at the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) finals, scoring fifth overall. Six of the wrestlers placed in SCVALS and will compete in CCS. Both Andrew Frick ('14) and Gary Hohback ('13) took first place in their division. Erik Anderson ('13), Eric...

Wrestling takes a beating from Wilcox, 51-21

Julia Saul, Staff Writer

January 24, 2013

The Paly wrestling team was dominated by Wilcox in an away meet on January 24th, resulting in a final score of 51-21. Erik Anderson (‘13) at 182 pounds and Jordan Gans (‘14) at 170 pounds both had pins. The rest of the points for Paly were by Gary Hohbach (‘13) at 160 pounds, Eric Oshima (‘16)...

Brief: Wrestling falls (64-18) to cross-town rival Gunn High School

Gary Hohbach ('13) gains points for the Vikings by taking down his opponent. The team hopes to improve in the Mid Cal tournament this weekend.

Charlotte Biffar and Pippa Raffel

January 18, 2013

The Palo Alto High School wrestling team suffered a tough defeat (64-18) against cross-town rival Gunn High School. Both teams entered the Titans Gym last night with a 2-0 record in the De Anza Division of SCVAL, the Vikings having worked hard in anticipation of the dual. The Titans put up 12 point...

Brief: Injuries, subpar performances plague Vikings at Jim Root Invitational

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

January 14, 2013

The Paly boys’ wrestling team suited up Saturday for the Jim Root Invitational at Prospect High School. That is, the three wrestlers who are presently healthy did. “The team was pretty light in attendance this weekend, a lot of injuries,” team captain Gary Hohbach (‘13) said. “Therefore...

Wrestling preview

Erik Anderson ('13) pins his opponent in a dual meet last year. Anderson will lead the team as well seasoned captain.

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

November 28, 2012

The Paly wrestling team is coming off a successful 2011-2012 campaign which culminated with a fourth place finish at the Central Coast Section (CCS) Championship tournament. They will look to to rebuild following the graduation of a talented class of wrestlers. The 2012-2013 team returns two individual...

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...

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