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#ThinkBlue, #KEMvP and why the Dodgers are the preeminent team in the NL West

Peter Dennis, Columnist

April 17, 2012


Filed under Columns, Featured Athlete, Pro Sports, Spring Sports

Sorry it's been a while folks. College is looking great and senior year is staying just enough in reach that people will complain about it incessantly on various social networks. But we only have 30-some odd days left of this paradise and it's time to ruin all those Giants fans' seasons. After a...

Baseball destroys Menlo 14-4 at home

Baseball destroys Menlo 14-4 at home

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer

March 19, 2012


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

The Palo Alto Vikings annihilated the Menlo Knights today at home 14-4.  The Vikings took off during the bottom of the second inning scoring 10 of their runs comprised of steals and singles, doubles and a triple.  Paly got 11 hits off the Knights and only allowed them to get seven hits, keeping them...

Baseball defeats Wilcox 2-1 at home

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

March 7, 2012


Filed under Baseball

This Wednesday afternoon, the Palo Alto High School Vikings fought a close battle with the Wilcox Chargers, emerging with a 2-1 at-home victory. Though the Chargers had seven hits to the Vikings’ three, the Vikings were able to emerge victorious due to solid defense and good, strategic pitching from...

Sports under pressure

Sports under pressure

Spencer Drazovich, Staff writer

March 7, 2012


Filed under Features

With the Cardinal down three points in overtime, Jordan Williamson took the field. As Stanford’s kicker it was now Williamson’s responsibility to give his team new life. This was the Fiesta Bowl and his decorated quarterback, Andrew Luck, had done his job. He had driven the offense down the field an...

Paly baseball falls to Campolindo 2-14

Paly baseball falls to Campolindo 2-14

Emy Kelty, Editor-in Chief

February 26, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School Varsity baseball team lost to Campolindo, 2-14, on Saturday, February 25th at home.  As the Viking's second non-league opponent of the season, Campolindo is likely one of the Vikings toughest they will face this season. “They have seven Division I  guys on their team...

Baseball beats Evergreen Valley High School 5-1

Baseball beats Evergreen Valley High School 5-1

Sam Borsos and Emy Kelty, Managing Editor, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly varsity baseball started off its' season on a good note today with a 5-1 win over Evergreen Valley High School. The Vikings began the first inning strong against the Cougars, with solid pitching from Ben Sneider (‘12).  Sneider finished the first two innings with two hits, no runs, one strikeout...

MLB playoff predictions: Phillies’ pitching should have led the way

Austin Poore, Staff Writer

October 11, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports

Come late October, the Philadelphia Phillies will be World Series champions (in hindsight maybe not, but I would like to present my argument anyway). No, I do not suffer from the chronic East Coast bias that plagues the media. No, I am not from Philadelphia. And no, I am not a Yankees, Red Sox or Brewers...

Don’t Stress…Just Shwam!

Don’t Stress…Just Shwam!

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

October 2, 2011


Filed under Columns, Shannon Says

To say this week has been stressful is an extreme understatement. I am sure the rest of my peers would concur that based on this past week of school, it has come to the attention of everyone that HEY, school isn’t easy anymore and there is next to no time to relax. Well, I’ve also had the pleasure...

Column: Are Major League Baseball players under worked? I think so

Column: Are Major League Baseball players under worked? I think so

Brennan Miller, Columnist

September 11, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Columns

162 games. Six months. From the first week in April to the last week in September, America celebrates its national pastime. Almost every day, for 24 weeks, grass is cut, chalk is drawn on dirt and baseball is played. 162 games. 80 years ago, this was not the case. First of all, there were two league...

Column: Until the Last Pitch

Column: Until the Last Pitch

Jacob Lauing, Business Manager/Staff Writer

September 8, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Columns, Pro Sports, Top Stories

“The San Francisco Giants are ruining my life.” “The Giants are officially done. They have NO offense.” “I’m telling you, dude, this season is over.” This is what I have to deal with every day. Whether it is a Facebook status, a text from a friend or even my dad yelling at the...

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