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Baseball wins senior day 5-2 against Milpitas

Baseball wins senior day 5-2 against Milpitas

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor

April 30, 2016

For their last home game of the season, Alec Olmstead (‘16) pitched for the entire game with five strikeouts.   In the top of the first, Milpitas’ first hitter was able to score them a run by being walked, stealing second, and running home after a hit to right field. Paly was not able...

Paly Baseball dominates Gunn in 10-2 victory

Paly Baseball dominates Gunn in 10-2 victory

Bryan Look, Business Manager

April 24, 2016

Paly’s scoring started early. After RBI singles from both Max Jung-Goldberg (‘18) and Owen Plambeck (‘16) gave the Vikings a 2-0 lead, Larry Han (‘16) plated two more on a booming double to the center field wall.   Gunn responded by scoring two runs of their own in the top of the second of...

Paly’s Baseball team crushed Saratoga at home on Wednesday with a final score of 10-1

Paly’s Baseball team crushed Saratoga at home on Wednesday with a final score of 10-1

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor

April 21, 2016

Neither team scored in the first inning. However, in the second inning, Justin Hull ('16) was walked and was able to steal second base when Lawrence Han (‘16) got up to bat. Han hit a single down center field, giving Hull the opportunity to run home. Another run was made when Riley Schoeben ('16) ...

Baseball loses up-and-down game to Los Gatos 7-4

Baseball loses up-and-down game to Los Gatos 7-4

Bryan Look, Staff writer

April 16, 2016

Los Gatos got on the board early in the top of the first, off of Vikings’ starter Alec Olmstead (‘16). The Vikings were retired quietly in the bottom half of the inning, and the Wildcats tacked on another run in the top half of the second.   Paly answered in the bottom half of the second and...

Strong pitching not enough, Paly baseball loses to St. Francis 4-3

Strong pitching not enough, Paly baseball loses to St. Francis 4-3

Rowan McEvoy and Gillian Chryst

March 2, 2014

Coming into the game an overwhelming underdog, the Paly baseball team lost a heartbreaker 4-3 to the St. Francis Lancers in extra innings at home Saturday afternoon. Ranked 7th nationally according to max preps, the Lancers defeated the Vikings in a rematch of last year’s CCS semifinal, which they won...

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...

Los Altos ties series in SCVAL Finals

Los Altos ties series in SCVAL Finals

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer

May 10, 2012

The Palo Alto High School baseball team lost to Los Altos, 2-4, away at Los Altos, tying the three game series in the SCVAL De Anza Division Finals.  The Vikings struggled to get hits, but managed to score two runs before the Eagles took over. For the first three innings, the Vikings controlled the...

Serving to a different beat

Serving to a different beat

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

April 15, 2012

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...

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