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Girls Volleyball Lose In 5 Sets To Los Gatos On Senior Night

Girls Volleyball Lose In 5 Sets To Los Gatos On Senior Night

Ryan Chang and Jamie Cullen

November 4, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Palo Alto volleyball faced the Los Gatos Wildcats on senior night. The Vikings lost a nail biter after five sets. The Vikings started slow, losing the first set 25-16 and losing the second set 25-21. The Vikings came back strong in the next set getting a 15-8 lead. They eventually won the third set...

Girls Volleyball Defeats Rival Gunn Titans

Girls Volleyball Defeats Rival Gunn Titans

Peter Snodgrass and Christian Rider

October 29, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Lady Viking sweeps rival Gunn in three straight sets, from an outstanding performance by Chelsea Fan (‘18).  The Lady Vikes dominated the first set 25-12 with Fiona Green (‘17), Claire Dennis (‘16,) and Chelsea Fan, each contributing multiple kills in the set. In the second set, the Vikings...

Volleyball rolls over league rival Saratoga

Ryan Chang and Jamie Cullen

October 27, 2015


Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto Volleyball team faced off against the Saratoga Falcons Tuesday night in a league matchup. The Vikings won in three sets. Katie Passarello ('17) was happy with the overall performance and the quick victory. “I think we did a good job shutting them out in three." Passarello said....

Volleyball bested by Los Altos in four sets in annual Dig Pink matchup

Volleyball bested by Los Altos in four sets in annual Dig Pink matchup

Kylie Callan and Jamie Cullen

October 20, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Palo Alto volleyball faced the Los Altos Eagles Tuesday night at the annual Dig Pink game in support of breast cancer awareness. The Vikings lost in four sets. Cassandra Fong (‘17) was satisfied with the team’s performance despite the end result. “I think we played well, I think we could’ve...

Volleyball defeats crosstown rival Gunn 3-2

Volleyball defeats crosstown rival Gunn 3-2

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer

October 11, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Palo Alto High School’s girls volleyball team beat their home rival Gunn High School 3-2 on Thursday, October 8. The rivalry brought a large crowd, with lots of energy and support for their respective teams. Coach Jekara Wilson was proud of her team's performance, as well their ability to deal with...

Volleyball defeats Mountain View 3-2

Volleyball defeats Mountain View 3-2

Meredith Kinnaman, News/ Photo Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Lady Vikes defeated Mountain View on Tuesday 3-2. This was their first league game of the season. The Vikings started the game off strong, winning the first three points of the first set. This was followed by back and forth point scoring from both Paly and Mountain View. The Vikings won the fir...

Volleyball takes down Woodside in three sets

Volleyball takes down Woodside in three sets

Kylie Callan, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Paly volleyball team swept the Woodside Wildcats in three sets (25-17, 25-16, 25-15) at their home opener on September 15. Chelsea Fan (‘18) led the team with 11 kills overall, and Katie Passarello (‘17) was close behind with ten. Coach Jekara Wilson was pleased with her team’s performance. “I...

Girls volleyball preview

Girls volleyball preview

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer

September 9, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School girls’ volleyball team is preparing for the 2015 season with their new coach, Jekara Wilson. The team has had a new coach each season for the past three years. Though Wilson is the new varsity coach, she has been a part of the Paly volleyball program for nine years. ...

Keep your head in the game

Keep your head in the game

Kylie Callan and Bryn Carlson

February 11, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Features, Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball, Water Polo - Boys

One in five high school athletes will sustain a sports concussion during their season. At a school like Paly, where a large part of the student body is involved in athletics, this fact can create a big problem that includes the students, their families, their teachers and the administration. A concussion...

True passion

Kylie Callan and Reuben Kramer

December 12, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Basketball - Girls, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Soccer - Boys, Soccer - Girls, Softball, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball

Shawn Johnson began gymnastics at the age of three. Ryan Lochte first learned to swim at age five. Abby Wambach dribbled her first soccer ball at the age of four. Since then, they have spent innumerable hours working towards greatness. Their efforts have earned them a place in history. Their names have...

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