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Volleyball falls to Los Altos in three sets during final home game of the season

Volleyball falls to Los Altos in three sets during final home game of the season

Maddie Kinnaman and Olivia Scola
October 31, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto Vikings’ volleyball team fell to the Los Altos Eagles during three sets on Thursday, October 31st. The game was the last home volleyball of the season, as well as the last Paly volleyball game played in the historic Paly gym. The Eagles dominated the first set of the game, beating...

Vikings defeat St. Ignatius 3-1 on Senior Night

Vikings defeat St. Ignatius 3-1 on Senior Night

Ido Gal, Staff Writer
October 22, 2013
Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School Volleyball Team was able to get an impressive on Senior Night against the St. Ignatius Wildcats, winning by the score of 3-1. The Volleyball team celebrated the four graduating seniors this year, Sarah Limb, Keri Gee, Lauren Kerr and Becca Raffel. The Vikings started the first mat...

Vikings volleyball triumph over crosstown rival Gunn in four sets

Vikings volleyball triumph over crosstown rival Gunn in four sets

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer
October 16, 2013
Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

The cheers of the Paly fans echoed throughout the gym as the Vikings defeated the crosstown rival Gunn High School Titans in four sets on Tuesday night. “It was amazing to have the stand full of people cheering,” Jade Schoenberger (’14) said. “That really impacted our game positively.” Paly...

Vikings drop five set nail-biter to Homestead

Vikings drop five set nail-biter to Homestead

Tori Destefano, Staff Writer
September 26, 2013
Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School Volleyball team was unable to defeat the Homestead Mustangs after a five set game. It was easily one of the closest games of the season so far. With Paly and Homestead constantly battling for the lead on the court, every play mattered. The Vikes started off strong in the...

Paly Volleyball conquers Los Gatos in their first league game

Paly Volleyball conquers Los Gatos in their first league game

Megan Valencia, Staff Writer
September 25, 2013
Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

In a back and forth battle, Paly defeated Los Gatos 3-2 in their first league game of the season. “It was such a tale of two cities,” coach David Winn said. “From us sweeping them, to getting our butts kicked... It was a game of streaks.” Although the teams were evenly matched, the Vikings...

Volleyball upsets Presentation in five sets

Volleyball upsets Presentation in five sets

Clara Harrington, Staff Writer
September 11, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

On September 10th, Paly won against Presentation High School in a nail-biting match. Starting off the season with an intense match, Paly is satisfied with their performance. “Presentation is a good team, and it’s hard to take a set from them; let alone a match,” coach David Winn said. The tea...

Brief: In season opener, Paly trumps Castilleja in straight sets

Audrey DeBruine, Features Editor
September 5, 2013
Filed under Volleyball

In its first match of the season, the Paly volleyball team (1-0-0) prevailed over non-league opponent Castilleja High School (0-1-0) in straight sets (25-21, 26-24, 24-14) at home Thursday night. Though the first two sets remained neck-and-neck, the Vikings were able to pull away from Castilleja in ...

Paly girls’ volleyball 2013-2014 schedule revealed

Paly girls’ volleyball 2013-2014 schedule revealed

August 26, 2013
Filed under Calendar, Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Date Day Opponent Location Time/Score 08/16/13  Friday  Varsity Tryouts Start  Home  5:30-8pm   09/05/13  Thursday  Castilleja  Home  6:45 PM  09/07/13  Saturday  Deer Valley Tournament  Deer Valley  8 AM  09/10/13  Tuesday  Presentation  Home  6:45 PM  09/12/13  Thurs...

Homestead sweeps Vikings in CCS semifinals, season comes to an abrupt end

Homestead sweeps Vikings in CCS semifinals, season comes to an abrupt end

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer
November 15, 2012
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team's 13-match postseason winning streak was snapped Wednesday night by the Homestead Mustangs (24-8) in the CCS semifinals at Santa Clara High School. While they jumped out to early leads in two of the three games, the Vikes could not hold on to any of them, falling...

Vikings sweep Sequoia, advance to semifinals of CCS

Vikings sweep Sequoia, advance to semifinals of CCS

Kevin Dukovic, Editor-in-Chief
November 11, 2012
Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

The Paly volleyball team (28-6) made quick work of the Sequoia Cherokees (22-7) Saturday night at Paly, rolling in three straight sets, 25-22, 25-11, 25-20. The match lasted a mere 72 minutes. Paly hasn't lost a playoff match in two years and extended its postseason win streak to 13 matches. With...

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