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The Vikings defeat Los Altos 3-1 in the 6th annual Dig Pink game.

The Vikings defeat Los Altos 3-1 in the 6th annual Dig Pink game.

Ellie Jeffries, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto Girls Volleyball team defeated the Los Altos Eagles tonight 3-1, in the 6th annual “Dig Pink” game. The teams may have physically faced off against one another, but both played tonight for a common cause, to raise money for breast cancer. All proceeds from tonight's fundraiser will...

Girls volleyball destroys Saratoga 3-0

Girls volleyball destroys Saratoga 3-0

Ellie Jeffries, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Thursday evening the Palo Alto High School girls volleyball team faced off against the Saratoga Falcons at home, ultimately winning 3-0. The Vikings were coming off a 3-1 win Tuesday against Los Gatos, at Los Gatos. The first set was close, both sides taking the lead multiple times. Halfway through...

Volleyball Sweeps Homestead

Volleyball Sweeps Homestead

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor

September 16, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

The girls volleyball team took a three sets to none victory in their league matchup against Homestead on Thursday night at the Peery Center. Entering Thursday’s match, the team had just come off a Tuesday win against Lynbrook and, according to maxpreps.com, is 8-3 overall with a 1-0 record in le...

Vikings Beat Menlo in 3 sets

Vikings Beat Menlo in 3 sets

Ellie Jeffries, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

 The Palo Alto High School girls volleyball team defeated the Menlo Knights Thursday night, winning with a score of 3-0 at home. Bouncing back from a hard loss to Saint Ignatius the night before, the Vikings came out swinging in the first set as the faced off against last years state title champions....

Vikings Lose to Saint Ignatius Wildcats With a Score of 3-0

Vikings Lose to Saint Ignatius Wildcats With a Score of 3-0

Cole Sotnick, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High school girls volleyball team was defeated in a 3-0 match against the Saint Ignatius Wildcats on Wednesday night at the Peery Center. The Lady Vikes came out strong in the first set, playing against one of the best opponents they will face all year. The two teams continuously tra...

Paly Beats Gunn in First Game At Peery Center

Wes Walters, Head Columnist

September 1, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

In the first event in the Peery Family Center, the Girls’ Volleyball team took on crosstown rival Gunn High School. They won the game in dominating fashion winning in straight set and none of them were even close. The Peery Center was under construction for nearly three years and we were expecting it...

Girls Volleyball 2017 Season Preview

Girls Volleyball 2017 Season Preview

Ellie Jeffries, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Preview, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School girls volleyball team is gearing up for their 2017 season with their new coach Daniele Desiderio, as well as their new home gym. Desiderio previously played for Italy's national team, and has a huge amount of experience, having played both indoor and beach, professionally. ...

Volleyball defeats Mountain View 3-0

Volleyball defeats Mountain View 3-0

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Volleyball

Fiona Green (‘17) stood out in the first set by helping the Vikings win 25-17. Green made multiple kills, tips and even blocks that Mountain View could not pick up. After a while of back and forth, Green was able to make the kill to score the 15th point. She also made the set point by tipping the ba...

Paly volleyball falls to Valley Christian 3-1

Paly volleyball falls to Valley Christian 3-1

Quinn Knoblock, Feature Editor

September 2, 2016


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. ...

Volleyball wins their first CCS game in three sets against Sequoia

Volleyball wins their first CCS game in three sets against Sequoia

Ryan Chang and Christian Rider

November 12, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

In the first round of the Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament, the Paly volleyball team beat Sequoia High School in three sets. The first set was neck and neck between the two squads at 3-3. The tie was broken by the Vikings who went on a 9-2 streak. A Fiona Green ace from service lead to a 25-14...

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