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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...

Volleyball snaps Gunn’s win streak, clinches share of league title

Volleyball snaps Gunn’s win streak, clinches share of league title

Colin Patterson and James Harrison

November 1, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team swept Gunn on Senior Night.  The Vikings won 25-17, 25-19 and 25-18 to end the Titans' five game win streak and bring the Vikes to a 12-2 league record. Gunn struck first by jumping out to an early 5-1 lead.  The Vikings trailed the Titans but an offensive...

Volleyball drops close match to Los Gatos on Senior Night

Volleyball drops close match to Los Gatos on Senior Night

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

After an intense back-and-forth match on Tuesday, the Paly volleyball team was unable to top league rival Los Gatos, losing to the Wildcats in five games. This last regular season home game was the senior night for the team, and honored seniors Sophia Bono and Shelby Knowles, the team captains who have be...

Paly volleyball beats Homestead in three sets

Paly volleyball beats Homestead in three sets

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer

October 12, 2012


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...

Another victory for the Lady Vikes as they defeat Los Altos during their Dig Pink charity event

Another victory for the Lady Vikes as they defeat Los Altos during their Dig Pink charity event

Pippa Raffel and James Harrison, Staff Writers

October 4, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Paly volleyball team (6-0, 17-3) defeated the Los Altos Eagles (2-4, 13-10) Thursday night in three sets during its Dig Pink charity event. The Lady Vikes remain undefeated in the De Anza League. During the game, each dig from both teams contributed money to breast cancer research through pledges....

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