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Baseball wins league Championship

Baseball wins league Championship

Katie Foug and Gillian Chryst

May 15, 2015

Boys’ Baseball beat Saratoga 3-1 to sweep the series winning them the league championship. “They played great, they really did, they've been playing great for a while now. The pitchings been good and we have timey hitting and it's been real baseball”, said Coach Brewer. Isaac Kasavich started...

High School Baseball: As Seen From the Bench

Michael Pappas, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015

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...

Baseball adds a win to record

Baseball adds a win to record

Priscilla Bell and Garrett Reynolds

April 24, 2015

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...

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

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,...

Paly baseball edged out by San Ramon Valley 3-0

Ryan Chang ('17) looks to hit in his game against San Ramon Valley on Saturday. The Vikings went on to lose 3-0.

Kylie Callan and Alys Olmstead

March 23, 2015

San Ramon Valley defeated Paly baseball 3-0 on Saturday at home. The game started off with the Vikings on defense and Justin Hull (’16) on the mound. After walking the first three batters, the bases were loaded and the Wolves first batter stole home on a wild pitch. The team made it out of the...

Paly baseball destroys Homestead 11-0

Garrett Reynolds and Rowan McEvoy

March 19, 2015

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...

Baseball crushes Mountain View 9-2 in league opener

Baseball crushes Mountain View 9-2 in league opener

Zoe Bhargava and Clara Harrington

March 11, 2015

On Wednesday afternoon, Paly baseball took down the Mountain View Spartans 9-2 in its league opener. “Our team was fantastic, a lot of energy, they came out strong,” head coach Pete Fukuhara said. “Every single guy came out ready to play, and they did a really good job for the league opener.” The...

Paly baseball falls to Carlmont 5-4 in extra innings

Justin Hull ('16) prepares to throw a pitch against Carlmont. Hull went five innings and struck out six.

Maddy Atwater, Rowan McEvoy, and Garrett Reynolds

March 7, 2015

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...

Paly Boys’ Baseball wins 4-3 against Willow Glen

Paly Boys' Baseball wins 4-3 against Willow Glen

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

Paly boys’ baseball triumphed over the Willow Glen Rams, 4-3 in extra innings, thanks to a walk-off by Ethan Stern ('17) in the eighth. This put the team off to a strong start for their 2015 season. The game began with a run scored by Willow Glen, but the Vikings shut down the early momentum and...

Keep your head in the game

Concussions are injuries to the brain that can cause long term complications, especially after repeated trauma. With an increase in both knowledge and recognition of concussions, concerns have been raised about the athletic, academic and personal effects they can have on student athletes.

Kylie Callan and Bryn Carlson

February 11, 2015

One in five high school athletes will sustain a sports concussion during their season. At a school like Paly, where a large part of the student body is involved in athletics, this fact can create a big problem that includes the students, their families, their teachers and the administration. A concussion...

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