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Paly baseball dominates Gunn 9-1

Paly baseball dominates Gunn 9-1

Rowan McEvoy and Hayley Poore

April 11, 2014

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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

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: 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...

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

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...

The house that Harbaugh built

The house that Harbaugh built

Sammy Solomon and Jonny Glazier

December 14, 2012

Whispers circulated through the student section as the Viking football team took on the Los Gatos Wildcats; “Jim Harbaugh (‘82) is here.” Wearing a Giants baseball cap, the San Francisco 49ers head coach was sitting towards the top of the Paly stands next to his wife Sarah and high school fri...

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