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Live blog: Volleyball defeats Marymount for CIF Division I State Championship

Live blog: Volleyball defeats Marymount for CIF Division I State Championship

Sam Borsos, Mira Ahmad, Features Editor, News Editor

December 3, 2011


Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

Note: The live blog will update information every few minutes during the State Championship game. The most recently updated information will be at the top of this page. Scroll down to read chronologically. (10:17 p.m.) Wade hits a kill deep right to put Paly up 16-14. Marymount hits a kill long. Paly wins the ...

Opinion: Preview of girls’ volleyball Division I State Championship

Opinion: Preview of girls’ volleyball Division I State Championship

Sam Borsos, Features Editor

December 3, 2011


Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

Tonight, the Palo Alto High School girls' varsity team will play its last game of the 2011 season. The Lady Vikes (35-3, 12-0) will play the SoCal Championship team, Marymount High School (34-4, 8-0) for the CIF Division I State Championship at Concordia University at 7 p.m. After watching almost...

Live Blog: Volleyball takes on Menlo-Atherton in NorCal Finals

Live Blog: Volleyball takes on Menlo-Atherton in NorCal Finals

Mira Ahmad, Sam Borsos and Paige Borsos, News Editor, Features Editor and Photo Editor

November 29, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Game One: (7:00 p.m.) Starting off with a Menlo-Atherton serve, the Lady Vikes gave up the first point of the game to the Lady Bears. However, the Lady Vikes quickly found their rhythm and put away five points in a row currently holding Menlo-Atheron 6-2. (7:11 p.m.) Kimmy Whitson ('12) and Melani...

Volleyball beats San Ramon in NorCal semifinals, in three games

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

November 26, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Volleyball

After winning CCS (Central Coast Section) last week, the Paly (12-0-0, 33-3-0) volleyball team went on to beat the San Ramon Wolves (10-4-0, 35-8-0) in three games, in the NorCal semifinals with scores of 25-20, 25-23, and 25-13. The Lady Vikes came into the match with a new lineup and struggled a bit...

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...

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