Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor
March 26, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Paly baseball suffered a loss against Wilcox on Wednesday afternoon, making its overall record 8-3. The Chargers started the game with a lead-off single. After making it to second on a bunt, the player was able to steal third. A ball hit to center field was caught by Phil Lewis ('15) for the out,... Read more »

Paly baseball edged out by San Ramon Valley 3-0

Paly baseball edged out by San Ramon Valley 3-0

Kylie Callan and Alys Olmstead
March 23, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

San Ramon Valley defeated Paly baseball 3-0 on Saturday at home. The game started off with the Vikings on defense and Justin Hull (’16) on the mound. After walking the first three batters, the bases were loaded and the Wolves first batter stole home on a wild pitch. The team made it out of the... Read more »

Paly baseball destroys Homestead 11-0

Garrett Reynolds and Rowan McEvoy
March 19, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

After six scoreless innings from Paly’s ace Isaac Kasevich (‘15), the Vikings came out on top, shutting out Homestead with a final score of 11-0. Paly capitalized on pass balls and walks as four of their runs were unearned. “Usually I will throw a lot of off speed pitches” Kasevich said. By... Read more »

Paly baseball falls to Carlmont 5-4 in extra innings

Paly baseball falls to Carlmont 5-4 in extra innings

Maddy Atwater , Rowan McEvoy, and Garrett Reynolds
March 7, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Despite five strong innings from Justin Hull (‘16) in his first outing of the year, Paly baseball fell to the Carlmont Scots 5-4 this Saturday afternoon. Hull allowed no earned runs and struck out six batters in the loss. “We played well,” first baseman Lawrence Han (‘16) said. “We did... Read more »

Paly Boys’ Baseball wins 4-3 against Willow Glen

Paly Boys’ Baseball wins 4-3 against Willow Glen

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
March 4, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ baseball triumphed over the Willow Glen Rams, 4-3 in extra innings, thanks to a walk-off by Ethan Stern ('17) in the eighth. This put the team off to a strong start for their 2015 season. The game began with a run scored by Willow Glen, but the Vikings shut down the early momentum and... Read more »

Keep your head in the game

Keep your head in the game

Kylie Callan and Bryn Carlson
February 11, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Features, Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball, Water Polo - Boys

One in five high school athletes will sustain a sports concussion during their season. At a school like Paly, where a large part of the student body is involved in athletics, this fact can create a big problem that includes the students, their families, their teachers and the administration. A concussion... Read more »

True passion

Kylie Callan and Reuben Kramer
December 12, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Basketball - Girls, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Soccer - Boys, Soccer - Girls, Softball, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball

Shawn Johnson began gymnastics at the age of three. Ryan Lochte first learned to swim at age five. Abby Wambach dribbled her first soccer ball at the age of four. Since then, they have spent innumerable hours working towards greatness. Their efforts have earned them a place in history. Their names have... Read more »

Baseball takes second in SCVAL

Baseball takes second in SCVAL

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
May 16, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The Saratoga Falcons took first place in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) on Friday afternoon, as Paly fell 13-4. It was the third game in the three-game series for the SCVAL finals between Saratoga and Paly. On Tuesday, the Falcons took the win at Paly 8-4, and yesterday, the Vikings won... Read more »

Baseball falls to Saratoga 8-4 in first round of SCVAL playoffs

Baseball falls to Saratoga 8-4 in first round of SCVAL playoffs

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
May 14, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

  The Palo Alto Baseball team fell short to Saratoga with a score of 8-4 in the first SCVAL playoff game. The Vikings took an early lead, but were unable to come out victorious leaving them with a one game deficit as the three game series continues. The game began... Read more »

Erlich reinstated as baseball ousts Mountain View 6-2 on senior day

Erlich reinstated as baseball ousts Mountain View 6-2 on senior day

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief
April 30, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Backed by six innings of pitching from Chris Smith (‘14), the Paly baseball team downed Mountain View 6-2 on senior day Wednesday. Smith allowed just one run while striking out six. In addition, recently reinstated pitcher Danny Erlich (‘14) appeared in his first game of the year, pitching the... Read more »