The Viking Magazine : Alan Lamarque (Editor-in-Chief)

Football season ends with 52-35 loss to Serra

Football season ends with 52-35 loss to Serra

Alan Lamarque and Zach Rizk
November 16, 2012
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Football, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Viking's football team dropped a 52-35 decision to the Serra High School Padres in the first round of the Central Coast Section Open Division Playoffs Friday night at Hod Ray Field. Paly struck first, late in the first quarter with quarterback Keller Chryst (‘14) connecting with running... Read More »

Lin drops 26, Knicks snap winning streak

Lin drops 26, Knicks snap winning streak

Alan Lamarque, Web Editor
February 8, 2012
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Former Palo Alto student Jeremy Lin (‘06) and the Knicks suffered their first loss in almost two weeks, 85-89 at the hands of the New Orleans Hornets. Turnovers proved to be crucial as the Knicks gave the ball away 21 times throughout the game and dug an early hole for... Read More »

Boys’ basketball stomps Gunn, 65-54

Boys’ basketball stomps Gunn, 65-54

Colin Patterson and Alan Lamarque
February 2, 2012
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

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National Signing Day sees 11 Paly athletes move to collegiate level

Alan Lamarque, Web Editor
November 9, 2011
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox

Athletic director Earl Hansen and principal Phil Winston congratulated 11 Paly senior athletes who signed today, to play at the collegiate level, in the big gym on campus. Balloons of each school's colors were given to each athlete,... Read More »

Football holds down Homestead, 29-13

Football holds down Homestead, 29-13

Alan Lamarque, Web Editor
October 1, 2011
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Football, Sports Center, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings overcame a rough first half to hand league opponent Homestead its first loss of the season, 29-13. Paly started the game with a fumbled kick return, giving the Mustangs possession at the 15-yard line. Receiver Robbie Graham ('12) took a sweep to the left side, for a gain of eight... Read More »

Baseball beats San Benito, wins first ever CCS title, 5-4

Baseball beats San Benito, wins first ever CCS title, 5-4

Alan Lamarque, Web Editor
May 29, 2011
Filed under Baseball, Sports Center, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After two hours of rain delay, and head to head play for six and a half innings, Austin Braff ('12) drove the ball into right-center field and brought home B.J. Boyd, to win the first CCS baseball title in school history, over the San Benito Haybalers. In the bottom of the third inning, with the score... Read More »

Seniors win powder puff championship, 21-14

Seniors win powder puff championship, 21-14

Alan Lamarque, Web Editor
May 26, 2011
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

In a showdown between the senior and junior classes for the powder puff championship, the senior class brought down the juniors, 21-14. [caption id="attachment_5607" align="alignleft" width="216" caption="Ali Kershner ('11) goes up for a pass in the powder puff championship. Kershner finished... Read More »

Trick plays win consolation match for Sophomores, 14-7

Trick plays win consolation match for Sophomores, 14-7

Alan Lamarque, Web Editor
May 25, 2011
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The Sophomore powderpuff team took the third place consolation game over the class of 2014 on a rainy Wednesday afternoon on the quad. After a four and out from the Freshmen players, Sophomore Tia Rabinovitz took a pass midfield before Nina Kelty ran in a touchdown from a reverse from teammate Sierra... Read More »

Boys’ Lacrosse ends season at Mountain View

Boys’ Lacrosse ends season at Mountain View

Alan Lamarque, Web Editor
May 11, 2011
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Boys, Sports Center, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys' lacrosse team (13-7) finished off the 2010-2011 season with a 11-8 loss against the Mountain View Spartans (14-5) Wednesday afternoon in the semifinal of the SCVAL tournament. Paly suffered a big loss to the Spartans on May 4, losing 13-2 and Mountain View handed... Read More »

Softball cruises past Santa Clara on senior day, 16-8

Alan Lamarque, Web Editor
May 8, 2011
Filed under Softball

The Palo Alto High School softball team (9-15, 6-5), with strong bats and base running, defeated the Santa Clara Bruins on senior day at Paly this Saturday. Pitcher Julia Saul ('14) threw 20 pitches in the first inning, grounding out two hitters and allowing one base hit before the runner was thrown... Read More »

Boys’ lacrosse beats Los Gatos, 12-9

Boys’ lacrosse beats Los Gatos, 12-9

Alan Lamarque, Staff Writer
March 16, 2011
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly boys' lacrosse team handily beat the Los Gatos Wildcats 12-9 Monday night at Paly's lacrosse field. Although the score indicates the game was close, the Vikings' were able to wrap up the victory with a 9-3 lead heading into halftime. Attack John Brunett ('11) scored the first goal,... Read More »

Wrestling bounces back with 39-26 win over Cupertino

Wrestling bounces back with 39-26 win over Cupertino

Alan Lamarque
February 1, 2011
Filed under Wrestling

The Viking wrestlers redeemed themselves after an ugly loss last week with a swift 39-26 victory over the Cupertino Pioneers Tuesday night. After losing an important match to Los Gatos High School last week by a score of 45-24, the Vikings hit the mat prepared to make up for the performance. “When... Read More »

Wrestling routs Wilcox, 58-13

Wrestling routs Wilcox, 58-13

Alan Lamarque
January 21, 2011
Filed under Wrestling

The Palo Alto High School wrestling team blew out the Wilcox Chargers 58-13 Thursday night in Paly’s big gym. Just 18 seconds into his match in the 130 pound weight class, Trent Marshall (‘13) started off for the Vikings with an impressive pin. “It’s happened before,” Marshall said. “I... Read More »

Football takes down Mountain View 42-20 to remain undefeated

Football takes down Mountain View 42-20 to remain undefeated

Alan Lamarque, Staff Writer
November 6, 2010
Filed under Fall Sports, Football

The Vikings (9-0, 5-0) defeated the Mountain View Spartans (7-2, 4-1) 42-20 on Senior Night Friday, despite eight turnovers and five absent starters. Palo Alto High School lost five starters last game against Homestead High School, and therefore had to insert less experienced players into the lineup. Offensively,... Read More »