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 »

Vikings’ baseball blown out 10-1 by Campolindo

Vikings’ baseball blown out 10-1 by Campolindo

Zoe Bhargava and Bryn Carlson
April 20, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After a long seven innings, the Vikings baseball team lost to the Camoplindo High School Cougars Saturday 10-1 on Saturday afternoon. Paly had 6 hits in comparison to Campolindo’s 14. The top of the first inning started with strong pitching by Justin Hull (‘16) who tallied a strike out and drew two... Read more »

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
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

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 »