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The architect of a dynasty

The architect of a dynasty

Daniel Douty, Staff Writer
December 3, 2014
Filed under Columns, Pro Sports, Top Stories

The San Francisco Giants have officially left their mark in baseball history. They have brought home three of the past five world series trophies, something no National League team has done in nearly 70 years. How did the Giants franchise emerge to become the best team of this decade? How can they continue...

Drawing the line: a letter to Major League Baseball

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
November 1, 2013
Filed under Columns

Dear Major League Baseball, The rivalry between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers has always been passionate. Fans make the rivalry passionate through constant support and devotion, but recently this passion has been amplified beyond a level of acceptability. In 2011, two Dodgers...

Viking Editor-in-chief wins 2013 Art Rosenbaum award

Viking Editor-in-chief wins 2013 Art Rosenbaum award

Julia Saul, Design Editor
September 9, 2013
Filed under Staff

Last Friday, Sept. 6th, Viking Editor-in-chief Josh Stern ('14) was presented with the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame (BASHOF) Art Rosenbaum Sports Writing Scholarship award at a San Francisco Giants pre-game ceremony at AT&T Park. Named after Art Rosenbaum, a San Francisco Chronicle editor and writer f...

Torture?

Torture?

Jonny Glazier, Columnist
October 29, 2012
Filed under Columns, Pro Sports, Top Stories

I’ll be perfectly honest; I am by no means a Giants fan. In fact, I routinely find myself siding against the orange and black due to the obnoxious flow of Giants-related statuses that flood every social media outlet. While bandwagon fan statuses agitate me as much as the next guy, what truly grinds...

Interconnectivity: How self-centered and oblivious athletes negatively affect those around them

Interconnectivity: How self-centered and oblivious athletes negatively affect those around them

Jonny Glazier, Columnist
August 22, 2012
Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

If you've ever had the pleasure of taking AP Environmental Science with Mr. Scott, you know that no action is isolated; everything affects its surroundings, and vice versa. In the wake of the 50-game suspensions handed down to Bartolo Colon and Melky Cabrera, we see this statement put into perhaps...

If you can’t beat ’em…punch ’em?

Peter Dennis, Columnist
October 26, 2011
Filed under College Sports, Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Pro Sports

For those of you that haven’t been listening to any sports news recently, there were two main incidents that caught the headlines. The first was a little, let’s say, “altercation” if you will, between Jim Harbaugh ('82), coach of the 49ers and Jim Schwartz, the coach of the Detroit Lions,...

The Viking tries Ike’s

The Viking tries Ike’s

Peter Dennis and Shannon Scheel, Columnists
October 11, 2011
Filed under Columns, Viking Tries

So starts another year of Viking Tries. And believe us when we say we have large shoes to fill. Not only were Dustin Nizamian’s (‘11) feats legendary (LIGHTNING BOLT!), but I only have so many funny t-shirts to rival his. So Shannon here decided we should try out the legendary Ike’s Place right...

2011: A Giant Year

2011: A Giant Year

Jacob Lauing, Staff Writer
March 29, 2011
Filed under Baseball, Columns, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time again. Put those snowboards and overcoats back in storage and bust out your fake beards and foam fingers, because on March 31st, players and fans alike will embark on the six-month roller coaster ride that we call baseball season. Filled with epic victories,...

The Last Straw

The Last Straw

Michael Cullen, Columnist
March 11, 2011
Filed under Columns, Last Word

Seriously guys, the bandwagon will not be able to move if anyone else gets on. This is the greatest time of year for sports, hands down. Not only is there 40+ hours of football airing from Saturday morning to Sunday night, but the World Series has just finished, while the NHL and NBA seasons are only...

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