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Between the Bases

Between the Bases
The baseball world has long been run by players and teams who stick to a code: no running up the score, no pimping home runs, no stepping on the mound, and so on. But as younger and younger players have grown into stardom, they’ve begun to question these rules. Players like Fernando Tatis Jr. and Juan Soto have brought a new type of flare to the game, one that is exciting and electric, but also angering many older baseball fans. How will these new players leave their mark on the game? Will the ways of old eras prevail, or will they make their own rules and standards about how America’s pastime should be played?
October 14, 2020

NO stealing when up by 10 or more runs: This is a rule that is seen in essence throughout many other popular sports leagues. When a team is having an off night and losing by many runs or points,...

Extra Year of NCAA Eligibility

Extra Year of NCAA Eligibility
COVID-19 disrupted many high school senior traditions. They will miss prom, graduation, senior nights, and creating those final high school memories. Many seniors left without be able to complete their final spring seasons. While high school seniors will not have a chance to make-up their missed seasons, seniors in college get a different ending.
May 27, 2020

On Friday March 13, 2020, students walked into Palo Alto High School oblivious to what the day would bring. Around lunchtime, word started to spread that the school year would be put on pause until after...

Vikings baseball dominates Cupertino for second straight game

Hyunwoo Roh bats in an earlier game in the season against Willow Glen.
March 8, 2019

The Vikings routed Cupertino for the second straight time in three days, with a final score of 16-1 led by Hyunwoo Roh’s (’19) outstanding performance in pitching a complete game. Cupertino didn’t...

Casey’s No-hitter Advances Vikings to 3-2

Casey’s No-hitter Advances Vikings to 3-2
March 6, 2019

Out of the dugout and into the gray atmosphere Dean Casey (‘20) stepped onto the mound with his eyes locked in on the catcher. His focus and determination did not wane all game as he completed one of...

Baseball Rallies to Defeat Wilcox on Senior Night

Baseball Rallies to Defeat Wilcox on Senior Night
May 6, 2018

The Palo Alto Vikings baseball team defeated Wilcox by a score of 5-3 on Friday behind a fantastic pitching performance from Niko Lillios (‘18). The Vikings started the night off by celebrating their...

Paly scores 17 unanswered runs in demolition of Milpitas

Paly scores 17 unanswered runs in demolition of Milpitas
April 25, 2018

On Wednesday, baseball rolled over Milpitas behind 16 hits and a whopping 17 total runs through just 6 innings at the dish with a final score of 17-2. After the top of the first inning the Vikes were...

Baseball defeats Los Altos 4-2

April 19, 2018

The Palo Alto High School Vikings Baseball team defeated Los Altos High School 4-2 in a strong showing on Wednesday afternoon.   The Vikings were tied at two with Los Altos heading into the...

Rojahn, Casey dominate on the mound as Baseball wins 3-1 over Homestead

Rojahn, Casey dominate on the mound as Baseball wins 3-1 over Homestead
April 14, 2018

In a tight pitchers duel, Baseball topped Homestead 3-1 behind a three-run bottom of the sixth to comeback and win.   With ace Spencer Rojahn (‘18) on the mound, the Vikings had to feel confident...

Baseball destroys Cupertino in 10-0 win

Baseball destroys Cupertino in 10-0 win
March 25, 2018

On Friday, Baseball defeated Cupertino by a score of 10-0 behind a strong performance from starting pitcher Spencer Rojahn (‘18) and great hitting by the entire team. Even though this game was played...

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