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Baseball wins first game against Los Altos in SCVAL championship, 6-2

Baseball wins first game against Los Altos in SCVAL championship, 6-2

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer
May 9, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School baseball team beat Los Altos 6-2, Tuesday afternoon to take the lead in the three game series for the SCVAL championship.  The Vikings took the lead in the first inning, when they scored their first two runs. In the bottom of the fourth they started a rally and scored three...

Wilcox ends baseball’s win streak

Wilcox ends baseball’s win streak

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer
May 1, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School baseball team lost 4-2 to fourth ranked Wilcox ending their six game win streak.  After a long defensive battle the Vikings were unsuccessful at overtaking the Chargers. From the beginning of the ball game the Vikings knew that they were in for a tough battle.  The Chargers...

Baseball triumphs over Saratoga, 7-2

Baseball triumphs over Saratoga, 7-2

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer
April 20, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

This sunny afternoon, the Palo Alto High School baseball team beat third ranked Saratoga 7-2.  Saratoga started the game off strong with two runs in the top of the first inning but could not keep their momentum. "We played as a team," B.J. Boyd ('12) said. "They started off the game with two runs,...

Mind over matter

Mind over matter

Charlotte Biffar and Nora Rosati, Features Editor, Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Featured Athlete, Profiles, Spring Sports, Top Stories

From a chess champion in fourth grade to a two sport varsity athlete, Alec Wong (‘12) brings another element to the athletic arena.  For many, the ideal “male varsity athlete” fits a preconceived physical image.  Yet a look at the various Paly varsity athletes suggests that this image does not ...

Scouting the Field

Scouting the Field

Rohit Ramkumar, Staff Writer
April 20, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

Palo Alto High School has seen its fair share of professional athletes. From well known athletes like Jeremy Lin and Joc Pederson are turning heads in their respective league, to lesser known professional athletes like soccer star Teresa Noyola, Paly has been prepping more and more athletes for the college...

Baseball Shuts Out Los Gatos 4-0

Baseball Shuts Out Los Gatos 4-0

Shannon Scheel, Columnist
March 28, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

In possibly the most rapid-paced game at the Palo Alto High School baseball home field, the Vikings defeated the Los Gatos High School Wildcats 4-0 in league play. Strong pitching led by Pomona-bound Kevin Kannappan (‘12) got the Vikings off to a fresh start on the defensive end, and solid fielding all around from both the infield and outfield ...

Baseball destroys Menlo 14-4 at home

Baseball destroys Menlo 14-4 at home

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer
March 19, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings annihilated the Menlo Knights today at home 14-4.  The Vikings took off during the bottom of the second inning scoring 10 of their runs comprised of steals and singles, doubles and a triple.  Paly got 11 hits off the Knights and only allowed them to get seven hits, keeping them...

Baseball defeats Wilcox 2-1 at home

Shannon Scheel, Columnist
March 7, 2012
Filed under Baseball

This Wednesday afternoon, the Palo Alto High School Vikings fought a close battle with the Wilcox Chargers, emerging with a 2-1 at-home victory. Though the Chargers had seven hits to the Vikings’ three, the Vikings were able to emerge victorious due to solid defense and good, strategic pitching from...

Paly baseball falls to Campolindo 2-14

Paly baseball falls to Campolindo 2-14

Emy Kelty, Editor-in Chief
February 26, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School Varsity baseball team lost to Campolindo, 2-14, on Saturday, February 25th at home.  As the Viking's second non-league opponent of the season, Campolindo is likely one of the Vikings toughest they will face this season. “They have seven Division I  guys on their team...

Baseball beats Evergreen Valley High School 5-1

Baseball beats Evergreen Valley High School 5-1

Sam Borsos and Emy Kelty, Managing Editor, Editor-in-Chief
February 22, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly varsity baseball started off its' season on a good note today with a 5-1 win over Evergreen Valley High School. The Vikings began the first inning strong against the Cougars, with solid pitching from Ben Sneider (‘12).  Sneider finished the first two innings with two hits, no runs, one strikeout...

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