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Baseball now tied for first in league with Wilcox

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

April 20, 2013


Filed under Baseball

On Friday afternoon, the Paly baseball team was unable to come back from a 1-0 deficit, despite defeating Wilcox this Wednesday (8-5). Paly defense as well as the pitching by Chris Smith ('14), were able to hold Wilcox to zero runs up until 3rd inning. However, the Viking hitting started out slow. Finally...

Paly baseball comes back from 2-0 deficit to beat Gunn

Paly baseball comes back from 2-0 deficit to beat Gunn

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

March 22, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

On a sunny Friday afternoon, the Viking baseball team defeated Gunn High School 6-2, led by Isaac Feldstein ('13), Austin Poore ('13) and pitcher Danny Erlich ('14). Erlich began the game on the mound for the Vikings, letting two Gunn runs in the first two innings, putting the Titans up 2-0. The momentum...

Brief: Feldstein double wins game against San Ramon Valley

Brief: Feldstein double wins game against San Ramon Valley

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

March 16, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly baseball defeated San Ramon Valley in a close game on Saturday afternoon; the Vikings won 8-7. "It was awesome, we fought hard and got through some adversary. It was a big win today, we came back, it feels good," Isaac Feldstein ('13) said. Jack Cleasby ('14) scored the only run in the first...

Ramkumar goes the distance as Paly baseball skewers Homestead

Ramkumar goes the distance as Paly baseball skewers Homestead

Tara Lawrence, Staff Writer

March 8, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Paly’s varsity baseball team battled against Homestead High School on Wednesday, winning 4-2. Third baseman Bowen Gerould (’14), drove in a run and made several nice plays for the Vikings. Jack Cleasby (’14) narrowly dodged the catcher while sliding into home base to give the Vikes a 2-1...

Foug’s two-out, game-winning single lifts Vikings over Maria Carrillo

Foug’s two-out, game-winning single lifts Vikings over Maria Carrillo

Kevin Dukovic, Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

James Foug may only stand a mere 5 feet 9 inches tall, but the senior centerfielder came up big Saturday afternoon. In a game that was dominated by solid pitching, Foug had two hits, including a game-ending single in the bottom of the seventh inning, and Paly (2-3) rallied past visiting non-conference...

Brief: Baseball drops third in a row with loss to Serra

Brief: Baseball drops third in a row with loss to Serra

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

February 26, 2013


Filed under Baseball

The Palo Alto high school baseball team lost today's competition to Serra High School, with a score of 9-2. In a game filled with errors, three relief pitchers and only two runs, the Vikings were unable to find much consistency throughout the game. The Vikings found themselves in a hole, trailing...

Vikings come short on comeback, lose home opener to St. Ignatius

Vikings come short on comeback, lose home opener to St. Ignatius

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

February 20, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Paly's baseball team struggled to overcome St. Ignatius this afternoon, losing 9-3, to begin their season. St. Ignatius started off hot driving in two runs before the Vikings could take to bat. The Vikings, however, struggled in the opening inning, as Austin Poore ('13) was the only one of the...

Male Athlete of the Year 2012: B.J. Boyd

Male Athlete of the Year 2012: B.J. Boyd

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer

June 6, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Fall Sports, Featured Athlete, Features, Football, Profiles, Spring Sports

In the first 10 seconds of the 2011-2012 Paly football season, B.J. Boyd (‘12) found the end zone. Using his blistering, 4.4-second 40-yard dash speed, Boyd took the opening kickoff 85 yards all the way past the San Benito High School defense.  Three months and 25 touchdowns later, Boyd closed the...

Baseball’s season ends after extra-inning loss to Valley Christian

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

May 23, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox

Tonight, the bats of the Palo Alto High School varsity baseball team fell silent at the San Jose Municipal Stadium in the Central Coast Section (CCS) semifinals. The Vikings, the top seed entering the tournament, lost 4-2 in extra innings  to the Warriors of Valley Christian, a West Catholic Athletic...

Baseball beats Evergreen 9-0 in the first round of CCS

Baseball beats Evergreen 9-0 in the first round of CCS

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

May 16, 2012


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

In the first round of the CCS playoffs this evening, the Palo Alto High School varsity baseball team handily defeated Evergreen Valley 9-0. With Kevin Kannappan (‘12) on the mound, Paly started the game off strong, not allowing any baserunners in the first inning. In the bottom of the first, with...

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