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Baseball destroys Menlo 14-4 at home

Baseball destroys Menlo 14-4 at home

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer
March 19
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
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
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
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...

Column: Are Major League Baseball players under worked? I think so

Column: Are Major League Baseball players under worked? I think so

Brennan Miller, Columnist
September 11
Filed under Baseball, Columns

162 games. Six months. From the first week in April to the last week in September, America celebrates its national pastime. Almost every day, for 24 weeks, grass is cut, chalk is drawn on dirt and baseball is played. 162 games. 80 years ago, this was not the case. First of all, there were two league...

Column: Until the Last Pitch

Column: Until the Last Pitch

Jacob Lauing, Business Manager/Staff Writer
September 8
Filed under Baseball, Columns, Pro Sports, Top Stories

“The San Francisco Giants are ruining my life.” “The Giants are officially done. They have NO offense.” “I’m telling you, dude, this season is over.” This is what I have to deal with every day. Whether it is a Facebook status, a text from a friend or even my dad yelling at the...

TJ Braff: Male Upperclassman of the Year

TJ Braff: Male Upperclassman of the Year

Skylar Dorosin, Staff Writer
June 9
Filed under Baseball, Basketball - Boys, Fall Sports, Featured Athlete, Football, Profiles, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Ask anyone that experienced the Paly-Centennial state final game and they will credit TJ Braff for being a key contributor to the Viking’s 15-13 victory over the Huskies. Ask Braff and he will credit all of his teammates and never once mention his own accolades. An integral part of the varsity football...

Brief: Paly baseball beats Archbishop Mitty in CCS semi-finals

Emy Kelty, Editor-in-Chief
May 25
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

Palo Alto High School baseball (26-9-0) defeated Archbishop Mitty (26-5-1) 5-2 at the San Jose Municipal Stadium tonight in the CCS (Central Coast Section) semi-finals. The Vikings won the game with their strong defense and solid pitching.  During the game Paly commmited zero errors compared to the...

Paly Boys Baseball Breezes by Homestead

Paly Boys Baseball Breezes by Homestead

Mariah Philips, Features Editor
May 23
Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox

The Paly boys baseball team survived to play another day,  beating the Homestead Mustangs on Saturday in San Jose. The Vikings got off to a slow start allowing the Mustangs to get on the board first with a run.  Pitcher Ben Sneider (’12) allowed a few weak hits, but got away with only giving up...

Paly night at the San Jose Giants game

Paly night at the San Jose Giants game

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
May 20
Filed under Baseball, Pro Sports, Spring Sports

This past Monday May 16 was Palo Alto High School night at the San Jose Giants game at the San Jose Municipal stadium. Even though it was a cold and rainy evening, a few dedicated Paly students came out to show their support. The Viking staff members along with a majority of the Paly baseball team were in ...

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