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Serving to a different beat

Serving to a different beat

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

April 15, 2012


Filed under Columns, Shannon Says

Friends, let’s start out with a little…storytelling. As most of you who are familiar with The Viking know, we cover all Paly sporting events by dividing up into beat teams. Each beat team is responsible for covering a sport for the entirety of its season and currently, I have the honor of being...

Paly Boys Baseball Breezes by Homestead

Paly Boys Baseball Breezes by Homestead

Mariah Philips, Features Editor

May 23, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox

The Paly boys baseball team survived to play another day,  beating the Homestead Mustangs on Saturday in San Jose. The Vikings got off to a slow start allowing the Mustangs to get on the board first with a run.  Pitcher Ben Sneider (’12) allowed a few weak hits, but got away with only giving up...

Baseball defeats Los Altos, advances to SCVAL Championship

Baseball defeats Los Altos, advances to SCVAL Championship

Alistair Thompson, Features Editor

May 8, 2011


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

The Palo Alto High School Varsity baseball team (22-8, 13-4) defeated Los Altos (17-11, 11-6) 13-0 to take the three game series and earn the Vikings a spot in the SCVAL championship. Paly pitcher Drake Swezey (‘11) threw six shutout innings, giving up only four hits all afternoon. Swezey received...

Paly baseball defeats Willow Glen 6-5 in a non-league game

Paly baseball defeats Willow Glen 6-5 in a non-league game

Sam Borsos, Staff Writer

April 25, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

No pain no gain. The Palo Alto High School varsity baseball team (9-3) beat Willow Glen High School (12-3) 6-5 in non-league game today at Paly. The game ended right after two Vikings got hit by pitches back-to-back in the seventh inning to score the final runs. The Vikings started strong...

Life on the Line

Life on the Line

Kevin Kannappan, Staff Writer

April 19, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Features, Spring Sports, Volume 4 Issue 5

As I walked through the gate at Sunken Diamond, I had no idea what to expect.  The only thing running through my mind was the field in front of me—the field of my dreams.  The grass was cut to perfection almost as if a barber had come through the outfield with measuring tape and scissors.  The dirt...

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