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Paly volleyball falls to Valley Christian 3-1

Paly volleyball falls to Valley Christian 3-1

Quinn Knoblock, Feature Editor
September 2
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Paly girls volleyball team was defeated in a 3-1 match against the Valley Christian warriors Thursday night at Gunn High School. The Lady Vikes lost the first point in the first set, which set the tone for the next two sets. The team took its first timeout at 9-3, Valley Christian in the lead. ...

Think Pink?

Think Pink?

Maddy Atwater, Staff Writer
October 3
Filed under Columns, Football, Volleyball

You take a deep breath to calm your nerves, block out the rally screams and take in the Friday night lights. You’re nervous. It’s the home opener and you can’t quite seem to get those butterflies out of your stomach. You look left and right at your teammates and see a field of green, white and...

Brief: Coach Dave Winn to leave Palo Alto and coach for the Spartans

Brief: Coach Dave Winn to leave Palo Alto and coach for the Spartans

Gillian Chryst, Web and Social Media Editor
June 13
Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

Dave Winn, Palo Alto High School volleyball coach for the past eight seasons, announced this morning that he will not be returning to coach the Lady Vikes next fall. Players and their families received an email today containing information of Winn's plans to leave Paly and coach for the Mountain View Spar...

Volleyball drops CCS championship to Homestead in four sets

Volleyball drops CCS championship to Homestead in four sets

Ami Drez and Tori Destefano
November 24
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

“Lets go Paly, lets go!” a crowd of spirited Paly students yelled during the CCS girls volleyball championship to show their Paly Pride. However, despite the constant cheering and spirit throughout the stands, Homestead conquered the CCS Championships over Paly in four games. The Vikes were look...

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
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...

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
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
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...

Paly volleyball beats Homestead in three sets

Paly volleyball beats Homestead in three sets

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer
October 12
Filed under Fall Sports, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team beat Homestead High School in a very close game in which the Vikings pulled out a three set victory. The Vikes started off the game with a 3-0 lead but Homestead's strong outside hitters quickly countered. This set the tone for the rest of the set as the V...

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