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Live Blog: Volleyball takes on Long Beach Poly in State Championship

Live Blog: Volleyball takes on Long Beach Poly in State Championship

Paige Borsos, Staff Writer
December 4, 2010
Filed under Blogs, Volleyball

(7:45 pm) Paly started off strong with a kill from Melanie Wade (’12) to secure the first point. From there, Paly kept the lead throughout the entire game, winning 25-17. Although the rousing Jackrabbit fans contributed to four Paly service errors early on in the game, Shelby Knowles ('13) was unaffected...

Volleyball kicks off quest for state championship with three game victory over Lincoln

Volleyball kicks off quest for state championship with three game victory over Lincoln

Will Glazier and Sam Borsos, Editor in Chief and Staff Writer
November 24, 2010
Filed under Fall Sports, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team (38-1) began the final push of its historic season by powering past the seventh seeded Lincoln High School Mustangs from San Francisco (15-7). The second seeded Lady Vikes quickly dispatched the San Francisco Section champion Mustangs in three games by s...

Volleyball advances to CCS finals after defeating Carlmont in four-game match

Sam Borsos and Paige Borsos, Staff Writer
November 18, 2010
Filed under Fall Sports, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team (36-1) advances to the Central Coast Section (CCS) championship after defeating Carlmont High School (21-14) in a close four-game match in the CCS semifinals at Watsonville High School tonight. "It was the craziest match I have ever seen," Bruce Whitson,...

Palo Alto High School volleyball advances to CCS semifinals with three game win

Palo Alto High School volleyball advances to CCS semifinals with three game win

Gracie Marshall
November 13, 2010
Filed under Volleyball

The wake up call rang loud and clear for the Palo Alto High School volleyball team, which overcame a nervous first game to sweep Monta Vista in the first round of the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs on Saturday at Valley Christian High School. Paly (35-1) twice found itself facing game point...

Volleyball falls to Los Gatos, ends 26-game streak

Volleyball falls to Los Gatos, ends 26-game streak

George Brown, Sam Borsos and Paige Borsos, Editor in Chief and Staff Writers
October 21, 2010
Filed under Fall Sports, Volleyball

After a nail-biting back-and-forth match in the surprisingly empty Palo Alto High School gym on Thursday, the Lady Vikes were unable to top league rival Los Gatos, falling to the Wildcats in five games. Paly (26-1, 8-1) came into the match ranked fourth in the Central Coast Section (CCS), while...

Paly girls’ basketball triumphs over Los Gatos, 58-37, on Senior Night

Gracie Marshall
October 21, 2010
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Volleyball, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto girls’ basketball team extended its flawless league record to 11-0 Wednesday night after a 58-37 victory over Los Gatos (7-4). The win was bittersweet for the Lady Vikes; it brought them one step closer to obtaining the No. 1 in Central Coast Section but it was also the last nigh...

Owens’ Witte’s and Moses’ Discuss Different Aspects of their Sibling Rivalries

Alana Schwartz, Staff Writer
October 18, 2010
Filed under Baseball, Football, Volleyball

The 2009 women’s Wimbledon grand slam finals were set to start just like every other year. The stands were filled, tickets sold out. Fans waited anxiously for the match to start. But that year something was different − the finalists were sisters, Serena and Venus Williams. The match ended in two sets ...

Volleyball Road to State: The girls’ varsity volleyball team jumped from Division II to Division I this season

Volleyball Road to State: The girls’ varsity volleyball team jumped from Division II to Division I this season

Sam Borsos
October 13, 2010
Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Volleyball

The gym was packed with excited fans and parents, decked out in white and green, hoping to witness volleyball history. Even a crowded set of bleachers with Palo Alto High School fans going ballistic for every point the Lady Vikes earned did not change the game. Intimidated by Archbishop Mitty's reputation...

Volleyball wins second league match over Monta Vista

Sam Borsos and Paige Borsos, Staff Writer
September 24, 2010
Filed under Fall Sports, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity volleyball team (20-0, 2-0) breezed through its first week of league play, defeating Monta Vista (10-7, 0-1) at home on Thursday, after a win on Tuesday at Los Altos High School. Despite struggling against Monta Vista's defense at the start of the match,...

Volleyball defeats San Benito to continue undefeated streak

Sam Borsos and Paige Borsos, Staff Writer
September 17, 2010
Filed under Fall Sports, Volleyball

With another win this week in the final match of the preseason, the Palo Alto High School girls' varsity volleyball team (12-0) defeated San Benito High School (4-4) in three games on Thursday at Paly. With several errors in the first points of the match, it was a shaky start to the Lady Vikes' ...

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