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Softball falls to Homestead 5-3

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer
May 14, 2011
Filed under Softball

It has been a mixed season for the 6-6 Palo Alto High School varsity softball team, who fell to dominant SCVAL league team Homestead 5-3 in their last game of regular season play. The Lady Vikes, who had won their past three matches, found that their hitting game was not able to compete with the ...

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...

Softball falls to Wilcox 6-4

Softball falls to Wilcox 6-4

Ali Kershner, Photo Editor
May 3, 2011
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

In a game with no shortage of hits, the Palo Alto High School varsity softball team (7-14, 4-4) fell to Wilcox (7-15, 4-4) 6-4 for the sixth time in three years on Tuesday afternoon at Paly. Coming into the game, the two teams were tied for third in league with three contests remaining before playoffs....

Paly softball shuts out Fremont 3-0

Paly softball shuts out Fremont 3-0

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer
April 27, 2011
Filed under Softball

In the words of Palo Alto High School varsity softball coach Tim Anderson: “When everybody works, good things happen.” This was certainly the case for his team, as the Lady Vikes’ errorless defensive performance gave them a 3-0 victory over the Fremont High School firebirds on Tuesday, April 26. The...

Paly softball wins second league game against Mountain View, 6-0

Paly softball wins second league game against Mountain View, 6-0

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer
April 4, 2011
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Video

The Palo Alto High School softball team has synchronized with the weather: on March 31st in 80 degree weather, the Lady Vikes turned up the heat and scorched the Mountain View Spartans 6-0 in their second league win of the season. After a slow start in league play and a tough loss to Wilcox this past ...

Paly softball falls to Los Gatos on Opening Day

Paly softball falls to Los Gatos on Opening Day

Mary Albertolle, Editor-in-Chief
March 18, 2011
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports

A brand new field, Principal Phil Winston to throw the first pitch and 200 free hot dogs made yesterday a memorable day for the Palo Alto High School varsity softball team (0-1 SCVAL), despite its loss to Los Gatos High School (1-0 SCVAL).  The Lady Vikes lost 5-2, giving all five runs in the third...

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