Published on Monday, May 16, 2016 by Payton McKeehan
Standing on the pitcher’s mound, dirt blowing at the pitcher’s feet, all eyes on him, but he’s only focusing on the batter standing sixty feet away. The crowd grows silent, no one breathes for the game is too intense and the pitcher needs one more strike. Senior Landon Minor carries the weight of the pressure […]
Categories: Features, Sports | Tags: Baseball, main, Student Spotlight, volume 45
Published on Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Lucy Raleigh
The sounds of cleats scrape the gravel mix with the cheering crowd in perfect harmony. The bright LED lights illuminate the field like spotlights on the players. The diamond is where most baseball players feel at home, but being out on the field isn’t always so easy. Every team requires a strong leader to get them where they need to be in the game. Teammates and coaches believe senior catcher Holt Van Etten fulfills the role of leader for the Viking varsity baseball team.
Categories: Features, Sports | Tags: Baseball, main, Student Spotlight, volume 44
Published on Monday, October 14, 2013 by Erin Garcia
“I’ve always been pushed. It’s better to be that way because it has taught me to be my best, not only just in baseball but simply in life.”
Categories: Features | Tags: Baseball, main, sports, volume 43
Published on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 by Eva Araujo
The pitcher walks up to the mound feeling the weight of the ball in his hand. He takes a deep breath focusing in on his target. He tightens his grip on the ball, winds up, and releases. The catcher frames the pitch perfectly as the crowd waits to hear the umpire call strike three. Another win recorded and one step closer to the championship. It’s more than just a game, it is a part of who they are and a career path they look to explore.
Categories: Features, Sports | Tags: Baseball, main, sports feature, Volume 41
Published on Monday, April 11, 2011 by Jamie Berthold
While baseball has served as America’s pastime, to senior Brent Westmoreland, baseball is a passion and a sport that provides valuable life lessons.
Categories: Features, Sports | Tags: Baseball, main, Student Spotlight, Volume 40 Number 4