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Joc Pederson (’10) pulled up to play in major leagues

Joc Pederson ('10) was pulled up to play in the major leagues for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Image taken from Creative Commons.

Meredith Kinnaman, Staff Writer

September 1, 2014

Palo Alto High School graduate Joc Pederson ('10) was called up today from the minor leagues to play for the Los Angles Dodgers. At Paly Pederson was as three-sport varsity athlete. He played baseball, basketball, and football for the Vikings. In 2010 Pederson won The Viking Magazine's Male Athlete ...

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...

Drawing the line: a letter to Major League Baseball

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013

Dear Major League Baseball, The rivalry between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers has always been passionate. Fans make the rivalry passionate through constant support and devotion, but recently this passion has been amplified beyond a level of acceptability. In 2011, two Dodgers...

If you can’t beat ’em…punch ’em?

Peter Dennis, Columnist

October 26, 2011

For those of you that haven’t been listening to any sports news recently, there were two main incidents that caught the headlines. The first was a little, let’s say, “altercation” if you will, between Jim Harbaugh ('82), coach of the 49ers and Jim Schwartz, the coach of the Detroit Lions,...

The Viking tries Ike’s

The Viking tries Ike's

Peter Dennis and Shannon Scheel, Columnists

October 11, 2011

So starts another year of Viking Tries. And believe us when we say we have large shoes to fill. Not only were Dustin Nizamian’s (‘11) feats legendary (LIGHTNING BOLT!), but I only have so many funny t-shirts to rival his. So Shannon here decided we should try out the legendary Ike’s Place right...

2011: A Giant Year

Six months later, The Giants had an epic thrill-ride of a 2010 season. Expect another amazing six months of San Francisco baseball. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.

Jacob Lauing, Staff Writer

March 29, 2011

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time again. Put those snowboards and overcoats back in storage and bust out your fake beards and foam fingers, because on March 31st, players and fans alike will embark on the six-month roller coaster ride that we call baseball season. Filled with epic victories,...

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