Paly baseball dominates Gunn 9-1

Paly baseball dominates Gunn 9-1

Rowan McEvoy and Hayley Poore
April 11, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

The Paly baseball team defeated cross-town rival Gunn 9-1 at home on Friday afternoon. Despite a slow start, the Vikings put the game out of reach with a late offensive outburst. Corey Bicknell (‘15) started pitching for the Vikings, giving up only one hit in the first... Read more »

Paly baseball rolls over Los Altos, 7-3

Paly baseball rolls over Los Altos, 7-3

March 29, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

After starting the season 0-4 the Palo Alto boys baseball team is starting to climb back into league contention. The vikings improve to (4-2) in league play and (6-6) overall. As the game commenced Brian Kannappan (‘14) took the mound. The first batter hit a soft ground... Read more »

Baseball comes up short against Wilcox, losing 7-3

Baseball comes up short against Wilcox, losing 7-3

Maddie Kinnaman and Olivia Scola
March 19, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings’ baseball team were defeated by the Wilcox Chargers at home on Wednesday, March 19th. The top of the first inning started out with Brian Kannappan pitching for the Vikings. The Chargers started off fast with getting two consecutive runs. They continued... Read more »

Baseball ousts Saratoga, 6-4

Baseball ousts Saratoga, 6-4

Zoe Bhargava and Maddie Kinnaman
March 16, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings' baseball team triumphed over the Saratoga Falcons 6-4 at home on Friday, March 14. The top of the first inning started out fast with Vikings' pitcher Brian Kannappan ('14) catching a line... Read more »

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
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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... Read more »

Paly graduate, Dodgers’ Minor Leaguer Pederson (’10) to MLB spring training

Paly graduate, Dodgers’ Minor Leaguer Pederson (’10) to MLB spring training

Josh Stern, Editor-in-chief
January 21, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Featured Athlete, Pro Sports, Top Stories

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... Read more »

Paly baseball falls to St. Francis in CCS semifinals

Paly baseball falls to St. Francis in CCS semifinals

Audrey DeBruine, Features Editor
May 25, 2013
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For this year’s Paly baseball team, which had a full set of new starters, reaching the Central Coast Section (CCS) semifinals was an achievement that went above and beyond expectations that had been set for this season. “We weren’t supposed to win a league title,”... Read more »

Alok Subbarao: Sean Harvey

Alok Subbarao: Sean Harvey

Austin Poore, Staff Writer
May 22, 2013
Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Spring Sports, Top Stories

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Baseball tops Watsonville in CCS, 12-4

Baseball tops Watsonville in CCS, 12-4

Zach Rizk, Columnist
May 22, 2013
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Palo Alto started Central Coast Section play strongly with a decisive, 12-4 win over an error-plagued Watsonville team that couldn’t match the Vikings' potent offense. The victory sends Paly to the quarterfinals of Central Coast Section Division I play on Saturday when... Read more »

Baseball now tied for first in league with Wilcox

Ami Drez, Staff Writer
April 20, 2013
Filed under Baseball

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... Read more »