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Boys baseball vs Gunn preview

April 23, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys’ baseball team (15-3-1) looks to take on crosstown rival, Gunn High School (4-13) at 3 p.m Saturday on the Paly baseball field. In this non-league game, the Vikings hope to defeat the Gunn Titans in their first meeting this season.   With Palo Alto beating the... Read more »

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

March 30, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Despite a strong defensive effort led by pitcher Justin Hull (‘16), who had six strikeouts and pitched a complete game, the Vikings fell short of the Los Altos Eagles 1-0 in today’s matchup. Both teams started slow on the bats, but the Eagles quickly changed that. In the second inning Los Altos ... Read more »

High School Baseball: As Seen From the Bench

Michael Pappas, Staff Writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Blogs, Columns, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Viking Cookbook

High school is a time where people look for themselves and find what they really enjoy doing. I knew going in to Paly that I loved baseball. I have played with the baseball team for all four years at Paly. Baseball is a sport that requires focus and long term endurance, as well as short quick movements... Read more »

Baseball adds a win to record

Baseball adds a win to record

Priscilla Bell and Garrett Reynolds
April 24, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday afternoon, the Paly baseball team took on the Milpitas Trojans. The team came into the game off of a four-game losing streak. "We were sick of losing," Justin Hull ('16) said. "We came out better today and had better energy earlier in the game." The game started with Milpitas looking... Read more »

Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor
March 26, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Paly baseball suffered a loss against Wilcox on Wednesday afternoon, making its overall record 8-3. The Chargers started the game with a lead-off single. After making it to second on a bunt, the player was able to steal third. A ball hit to center field was caught by Phil Lewis ('15) for the out,... Read more »

Paly baseball destroys Homestead 11-0

Garrett Reynolds and Rowan McEvoy
March 19, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

After six scoreless innings from Paly’s ace Isaac Kasevich (‘15), the Vikings came out on top, shutting out Homestead with a final score of 11-0. Paly capitalized on pass balls and walks as four of their runs were unearned. “Usually I will throw a lot of off speed pitches” Kasevich said. By... Read more »

Paly baseball falls to Carlmont 5-4 in extra innings

Paly baseball falls to Carlmont 5-4 in extra innings

Maddy Atwater, Rowan McEvoy, and Garrett Reynolds
March 7, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Despite five strong innings from Justin Hull (‘16) in his first outing of the year, Paly baseball fell to the Carlmont Scots 5-4 this Saturday afternoon. Hull allowed no earned runs and struck out six batters in the loss. “We played well,” first baseman Lawrence Han (‘16) said. “We did... Read more »

Baseball takes second in SCVAL

Baseball takes second in SCVAL

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
May 16, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The Saratoga Falcons took first place in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) on Friday afternoon, as Paly fell 13-4. It was the third game in the three-game series for the SCVAL finals between Saratoga and Paly. On Tuesday, the Falcons took the win at Paly 8-4, and yesterday, the Vikings won... Read more »

Baseball falls to Saratoga 8-4 in first round of SCVAL playoffs

Baseball falls to Saratoga 8-4 in first round of SCVAL playoffs

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
May 14, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

  The Palo Alto Baseball team fell short to Saratoga with a score of 8-4 in the first SCVAL playoff game. The Vikings took an early lead, but were unable to come out victorious leaving them with a one game deficit as the three game series continues. The game began with Danny Erlich (’14) on the ... Read more »

Erlich reinstated as baseball ousts Mountain View 6-2 on senior day

Erlich reinstated as baseball ousts Mountain View 6-2 on senior day

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief
April 30, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Backed by six innings of pitching from Chris Smith (‘14), the Paly baseball team downed Mountain View 6-2 on senior day Wednesday. Smith allowed just one run while striking out six. In addition, recently reinstated pitcher Danny Erlich (‘14) appeared in his first game of the year, pitching the... Read more »

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