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Vikings’ baseball blown out 10-1 by Campolindo

Vikings’ baseball blown out 10-1 by Campolindo

Zoe Bhargava and Bryn Carlson

April 20, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After a long seven innings, the Vikings baseball team lost to the Camoplindo High School Cougars Saturday 10-1 on Saturday afternoon. Paly had 6 hits in comparison to Campolindo’s 14. The top of the first inning started with strong pitching by Justin Hull (‘16) who tallied a strike out and drew two...

Paly baseball dominates Gunn 9-1

Paly baseball dominates Gunn 9-1

Rowan McEvoy and Hayley Poore

April 11, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

The Paly baseball team defeated cross-town rival Gunn 9-1 at home on Friday afternoon. Despite a slow start, the Vikings put the game out of reach with a late offensive outburst. Corey Bicknell (‘15) started pitching for the Vikings, giving up only one hit in the first inning.  Paly had a similar ...

Paly baseball rolls over Los Altos, 7-3

Paly baseball rolls over Los Altos, 7-3

March 29, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

After starting the season 0-4 the Palo Alto boys baseball team is starting to climb back into league contention. The vikings improve to (4-2) in league play and (6-6) overall. As the game commenced Brian Kannappan (‘14) took the mound. The first batter hit a soft ground ball to second base and Antho...

Baseball comes up short against Wilcox, losing 7-3

Baseball comes up short against Wilcox, losing 7-3

Maddie Kinnaman and Olivia Scola

March 19, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings’ baseball team were defeated by the Wilcox Chargers at home on Wednesday, March 19th. The top of the first inning started out with Brian Kannappan pitching for the Vikings. The Chargers started off fast with getting two consecutive runs. They continued their momentum with a triple ...

Baseball ousts Saratoga, 6-4

Baseball ousts Saratoga, 6-4

Zoe Bhargava and Maddie Kinnaman

March 16, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings' baseball team triumphed over the Saratoga Falcons 6-4 at home on Friday, March 14. The top of the first inning started out fast with Vikings' pitcher Brian Kannappan ('14) catching a line drive hit to record the first out of the game. The Vikings' momentum continued and got two...

Strong pitching not enough, Paly baseball loses to St. Francis 4-3

Strong pitching not enough, Paly baseball loses to St. Francis 4-3

Rowan McEvoy and Gillian Chryst

March 2, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Coming into the game an overwhelming underdog, the Paly baseball team lost a heartbreaker 4-3 to the St. Francis Lancers in extra innings at home Saturday afternoon. Ranked 7th nationally according to max preps, the Lancers defeated the Vikings in a rematch of last year’s CCS semifinal, which they won...

Paly graduate, Dodgers’ Minor Leaguer Pederson (’10) to MLB spring training

Paly graduate, Dodgers’ Minor Leaguer Pederson (’10) to MLB spring training

Josh Stern, Editor-in-chief

January 21, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Featured Athlete, Pro Sports, Top Stories

The Los Angeles Dodgers could very well be adding a Palo Alto native to their already star-studded roster this year. Paly’s own Joc Pederson (’10), who was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 11th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball (MLB) Amateur Draft, will be joining the Dodgers during...

Paly baseball falls to St. Francis in CCS semifinals

Paly baseball falls to St. Francis in CCS semifinals

Audrey DeBruine, Features Editor

May 25, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

For this year’s Paly baseball team, which had a full set of new starters, reaching the Central Coast Section (CCS) semifinals was an achievement that went above and beyond expectations that had been set for this season. “We weren’t supposed to win a league title,” head coach Eric Raich said af...

Alok Subbarao: Sean Harvey

Alok Subbarao: Sean Harvey

Austin Poore, Staff Writer

May 22, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Spring Sports, Top Stories

It’s a warm Tuesday evening on the baseball field at Palo Alto High School, and Sean Harvey is trying to organize a team dinner. The baseball team has just lost its first playoff game, a 4-3 loss to Saratoga, and Harvey is hoping a team event will get his squad back on track. “It’s a way ...

Baseball tops Watsonville in CCS, 12-4

Baseball tops Watsonville in CCS, 12-4

Zach Rizk, Columnist

May 22, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Palo Alto started Central Coast Section play strongly with a decisive, 12-4 win over an error-plagued Watsonville team that couldn’t match the Vikings' potent offense. The victory sends Paly to the quarterfinals of Central Coast Section Division I play on Saturday when it will meet Bellarmine Prep ...

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