Paly Softball slides past Sacred Heart Cathedral and wins 3-2

Paly Softball slides past Sacred Heart Cathedral and wins 3-2

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
March 24, 2015
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly softball triumphed over Sacred Heart Cathedral today and won 3-2 after pulling ahead in the bottom of the 7th inning following being down the whole game. The Vikings began the game with senior Casey Glassford (‘15) pitching. The first batter was struckout in five pitches for the first out... Read more »

Paly softball crushes El Camino, 11-1

Paly softball crushes El Camino, 11-1

Reuben Kramer, Staff Writer
March 24, 2015
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings softball team crushed the El Camino Colts on Monday afternoon, beating them by a score of 11 to 1.   The non-conference game started at 4 p.m. on home turf and Paly got off to a quick start. In the first inning, Paly began with a 2 run lead and shut out their opponents... Read more »

Softball crushes Silver Creek 13-1

Softball crushes Silver Creek 13-1

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor
March 9, 2015
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

In its fifth game of the season, softball lit up the field on Monday afternoon. Silver Creek came out strong with a lead-off double in the first inning. Natalie Snyder ('16) caught a ball in deep left field for a fly out, however second double to put Silver Head ahead 1-0. The Vikings wouldn't let... 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 »

Coach of the Year: Bill Laskey

Coach of the Year: Bill Laskey

Paul Bienaimé, Multimedia Editor
May 28, 2014
Filed under Features, Paly Athletic Awards, Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After ending the 2013 season with a league record of 0-12 and an overall record of 3-22, Paly softball welcomed a new coach to kick off Paly’s 2014 season. Coach Bill Laskey took over George Marshall’s position. Major League Baseball veteran Bill Laskey pitched professionally in the 1980’s after... Read more »

Vikings Softball complete the comeback against Fremont on Senior Night, 8-3

Vikings Softball complete the comeback against Fremont on Senior Night, 8-3

Clara Harrington, Rowan McEvoy, and Alex Murray
May 13, 2014
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings Varsity Softball team completed a comeback late Tuesday afternoon against Fremont, 8-3. It was the sendoff that the Seniors believed that they deserved on Senior Night and an important victory given that they had lost to Fremont earlier in the season. "We just wanted... Read more »

Softball sneaks by Castilleja 1-0

Softball sneaks by Castilleja 1-0

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
April 28, 2014
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

Softball took on the Castilleja Gators this afternoon in a tight, non-league, game, with only one run scored in the fifth inning for the Vikings. The first inning opened with the Vikings not allowing anyone one base. Pitcher Julia Saul ('14) struck out the second batter. With the Vikings up to bat,... Read more »

Softball suffers close loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Softball suffers close loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
April 17, 2014
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Thursday afternoon, Paly softball dropped a close game to Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory from San Francisco, 4-3. "I feel like we're so much better than we played," Emma Noroian ('14) said. "We're struggling with hitting. We all hit really well in practice, but then transferring that to the... Read more »

Softball drops close game against cross-town rival Gunn

Softball drops close game against cross-town rival Gunn

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer
March 29, 2014
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

In a hard fought contest, the Lady Vikes were unable to pull out the victory losing 4-3. The Titans took an early lead after the first inning after scoring the first run of the game. Both the Vikings and the Titans were unable to score in a fast second inning. The top of the third inning started out... Read more »

Softball shuts out San Mateo, 5-0

Softball shuts out San Mateo, 5-0

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer
March 25, 2014
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

The Lady vikes dominated their game on Monday, leading the Bearcats unable to get any runs during all seven inning The first four innings remained scoreless for the Bearcats, but the Vikings gained momentum in the fourth inning after Maddie Martinson (‘16) scored the first run of... Read more »