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Column: Why the Gunn-Paly Twitter War Was Actually Good for Our Schools

Column: Why the Gunn-Paly Twitter War Was Actually Good for Our Schools

Alex Murray, Editor-in-chief

September 24, 2014

Well, well, well, what do we have here? If you are not aware, the Palo Alto High School volleyball team lost to the Gunn High School volleyball team in 3 sets during last night’s game at Gunn. By all accounts, it was a hard fought game that ended in an amicable way between both teams and it was a deserved...

Preview: Girls’ volleyball looks forward to upcoming season

Preview: Girls’ volleyball looks forward to upcoming season

Michael Pappas, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

The Palo Alto High School girls’ volleyball team is preparing for the 2014 season with their new coach, Daniele Desiderio. After losing their opportunity to make it to State Championship last year after losing to Granite Bay in the quarterfinals of the Norcal tournament. Granite Bay went on to win...

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, 2014

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...

Paly Volleyball Dominates Monta Vista 3-0

Ido Gal, Staff Writer

December 2, 2013

The Palo Alto High School Volleyball Team took care of business Tuesday night with an impressive win over the Monta Matadors. The Vikings executed well on both offense and defense, not allowing Monta Vista to win a single match. The Vikings had a very shaky start to the game, but were able to bounce...

Brief: Volleyball overcomes San Ramon 3-2 in the Nor Cal quarterfinals

Brief: Volleyball overcomes San Ramon 3-2 in the Nor Cal quarterfinals

Megan Valencia, Staff Writer

November 29, 2013

The Paly girls’ volleyball team defeated San Ramon 3-2 in the Northern California volleyball quarterfinals Tuesday, Nov. 26. The Vikings lost the first two sets, and were determined to make a comeback. Going into the third set with a drive to succeed, the Vikings defeated San Ramon in the last three...

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, 2013

“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...

Vikings volleyball overcomes Menlo Atherton, advances to CCS championship

Vikings volleyball overcomes Menlo Atherton, advances to CCS championship

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

The Paly Vikings took on the Menlo Atherton in front of an energetic crowd at the the Central Coast Section (CCS) semi-championships tonight, defeating the Bears in five close sets. The team will advance and play at the CCS championship this Saturday. “We studied all year for [this],” coach Dave...

Vikings volleyball sweeps Gunn in straight sets

Vikings volleyball sweeps Gunn in straight sets

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013

For the second time this season, the Lady Vikes conquered Gunn High School but this time in Titan territory. The match took place on Thursday in the Titans’ brand new gym on their senior night. Paly started off strong in the first set with a kill by Becca Raffel (’14) to earn a 4-2 lead. With...

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, 2013

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...

Vikings defeat St. Ignatius 3-1 on Senior Night

Vikings defeat St. Ignatius 3-1 on Senior Night

Ido Gal, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013

The Palo Alto High School Volleyball Team was able to get an impressive on Senior Night against the St. Ignatius Wildcats, winning by the score of 3-1. The Volleyball team celebrated the four graduating seniors this year, Sarah Limb, Keri Gee, Lauren Kerr and Becca Raffel. The Vikings started the first mat...

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