The Viking Magazine

Baseball’s season ends after extra-inning loss to Valley Christian

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

May 23, 2012

Tonight, the bats of the Palo Alto High School varsity baseball team fell silent at the San Jose Municipal Stadium in the Central Coast Section (CCS) semifinals. The Vikings, the top seed entering the tournament, lost 4-2 in extra innings  to the Warriors of Valley Christian, a West Catholic Athletic...

Baseball wins first game against Los Altos in SCVAL championship, 6-2

Alec Wong ('12) is up to bat. Wong had one run for the Vikings.

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer

May 9, 2012

The Palo Alto High School baseball team beat Los Altos 6-2, Tuesday afternoon to take the lead in the three game series for the SCVAL championship.  The Vikings took the lead in the first inning, when they scored their first two runs. In the bottom of the fourth they started a rally and scored three...

Silence in the Stands

Silence in the Stands

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

When varsity football and lacrosse player Gabe Landa (‘12) runs onto the football field the adrenaline and excitement kicks in as he sees students, parents and staff members in the stands.Four months later, as lacrosse starts, Landa runs onto the field and looks at the stands. They are almost empty....

Baseball beats Tracy 3-1 in non-league game

Ben Sneider ('12) pitches for the Vikes against Tracy.

Peter Dennis, Columnist

March 2, 2012

The Palo Alto High School baseball team ( 3-1) defeated Tracy High School (1-2) 3-1 in a non-league match at home on Thursday. Ben Sneider ('12) got the complete game win. The game started off with third baseman Michael Strong ('13) charging and cleanly fielding a leadoff bunt. Between that and the...

Against all odds: Justin Grey’s remarkable return to the spotlight

An x-ray reveals the broken orbital bone (shown right) varsity football and baseball player Justin Grey ('12) sustained his Junior year.  Since then Grey has bounced back and emerged as a vital component of the football team's success this season.

Kevin Dukovic, Staff Writer

December 16, 2011

Life is full of opportunities, and for varsity football and baseball player Justin Grey (‘12), one arose in a football game against Milpitas last year. Three quarters into the contest, Paly held a 28-0 advantage and the game was all but over. With the outcome already decided, the starters were removed...

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