The Viking Magazine

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

Joc Pederson ('10) celebrates with teammate Christoph Bono ('11) after scoring for the Vikings.

Josh Stern, Editor-in-chief

January 21, 2014

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

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

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

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 ...

Baseball now tied for first in league with Wilcox

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

April 20, 2013

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

Austin Poore ('13) takes a ball. Poore had three hits in today's game.

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

March 22, 2013

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

Alec Furrier restrains his bat as he is pitched a ball. The Vikings went on to defeat the Wolves 8-7.

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

March 16, 2013

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

Rohit Ramkumar ('13) pitches for the Vikings.

Tara Lawrence, Staff Writer

March 8, 2013

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

Rohit Ramkumar ('13) fires a pitch for the Vikings. Ramkumar threw six strong innings, giving up only one run en route to Paly's 2-1 victory over Maria Carrillo.

Kevin Dukovic, Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2013

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

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...

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