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Volleyball captures CCS Championship title, beats Menlo-Atherton in three games

Volleyball captures CCS Championship title, beats Menlo-Atherton in three games

Sam Borsos

November 19, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity volleyball team has done it again. The Lady Vikes (12-0 league, 33-3 overall) beat Menlo-Atherton High School (14-0 league, 29-6 overall) in the Division I Central Coast Section (CCS) championship today in three games at Independence High School, with scores...

Volleyball sweeps Gunn in CCS Quarterfinals

Peter Dennis, Columnist

November 11, 2011


Filed under College Sports, Fall Sports, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School varsity volleyball team (12-0,  31-3) swept rival Gunn High School (1-11, 15-20) in three games Thursday night in Paly's first game of the CCS tournament. Earlier in the day, four Paly starters signed to continue their play at the collegiate level. Melanie Wade ('12) will play at University of Washington, Maddie Kuppe ('12) at...

Paly volleyball sweeps Homestead on Senior Night

Peter Dennis, Columnist

October 29, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Volleyball

In their last home game at Palo Alto High School, eight Paly seniors made their mark, sweeping Homestead (4-7, 12-12) in three games on Thursday night. The eight seniors, middle blocker Jackie Koenig, setter Ally Kron, outside hitter Maddie Kuppe, opposite hitter Caroline Martin, libero Ashley Shin,...

Paly volleyball defeats Mountain View at home

October 16, 2011


Filed under Volleyball

Once again, the Palo Alto High School (20-3, 7-0) varsity volleyball team came out fired up for an at-home victory against the Mountain View Spartans (12-14, 3-4). According to head coach Dave Winn, it was the strategic serving on the end of the Vikings that led to the win and prevented the Spartans...

Paly volleyball sweeps both games this week, defeats Monta Vista in three games tonight

Paly volleyball sweeps both games this week, defeats Monta Vista in three games tonight

Paige Borsos, Photo Editor, Staff Writer

October 6, 2011


Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

Tonight, the Palo Alto High School varsity volleyball team (18-3, 5-0) conquered Monta Vista High School (13-10, 0-4) in a quick three-game set. The Lady Vikes concluded the week with two back-to-back wins after coming off of a win against Los Altos on Tuesday.   "We played with confidence toni...

Paly Volleyball Defeats Los Gatos in Three Games

October 6, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Shannon Says, Volleyball

In a long contested league rivalry, the Palo Alto Varsity Volleyball team defeated the visiting Los Gatos Wildcats in three games, 25-21, 25-18, 25-22 during their third league match. Assistant coach Andrew Lin noted that the team’s defense and height advantage enabled Paly to emerge victorious in...

Column: Where the fans at?!

Column: Where the fans at?!

Sam Borsos, Managing Editor

October 6, 2011


Filed under Columns, Top Stories, Volleyball

It’s a typical Thursday night. After catching up on my DVR episode of Modern Family and easily blowing off my homework until 6:45 p.m., I head to the Palo Alto High School big gym to watch some quality volleyball. Paly vs. Monta Vista. Game time. As the Lady Vikes crush the Matadors 20-7 in the...

Volleyball loses to St. Francis in five games

Volleyball loses to St. Francis in five games

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

September 26, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Volleyball

Coming in to this volleyball game against St. Francis High School (11-2, 0-0), Palo Alto High School (15-2, 2-0) knew this would be a tough match. Both teams won a state championship last year; the Vikings took the CIF Division I Volleyball State Championship and the Lancers took Division II. The Lady...

Volleyball beats Presentation 3-2 overall in non-league home game match

Volleyball beats Presentation 3-2 overall in non-league home game match

Paige Borsos, Photo Editor

September 8, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School varsity volleyball team (10-0) beat Presentation High School (6-1) in five games on its home court this Wednesday evening, Sept. 7. The final score of the fifth game was 15-11. While last year the Lady Vikes were crowned the CIF State champions in Division I, Presentation...

Bump, set, dance? Girls’ volleyball teams perform flash mob

Bump, set, dance? Girls’ volleyball teams perform flash mob

Sam Borsos, Managing Editor

September 7, 2011


Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

Whether it's the girls' volleyball team suiting up as ninjas or the boys' basketball team keeping it classy with ties and collared shirts, it is not unusual to see a sports team at Palo Alto High School rock bold attire on game day. But today was a little different. The girls' varsity, junior varsity...

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