The Viking Magazine

Volleyball withstands late surge from Homestead, wins 3-1

Becca Raffel ('14) completes a kill in the fourth set of the match.

Colin Patterson, Staff Writer

September 20, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls' volleyball team (2-0, 13-3) beat Homestead (1-1, 7-5) 3-1 in a tough defensive battle on Thursday night.  A breakaway in the fourth set by Paly brought home the third win the team needed to seal the match. The Vikings started the first set strong by quickly taking...

Paly defeats rival Gunn in three straight sets

The Lady Vikes huddle up before their first league game against Gunn.

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer

September 19, 2012

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team (11-3-0) continued its undefeated season by winning all three games against cross-town rival Gunn High School. Head coach Dave Winn was pleased with the win against the Titans. The Lady Vikes dominated the first two sets and then finished with a close victory...

Paly volleyball sweeps Castilleja in three games

Bella Graves ('14) fights to tip the ball over the net in the second set.

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

September 11, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls' volleyball team won its third consecutive non-league match, sweeping the Castilleja Gators in three games. Although the team is still getting used to its 10 new players, the players were pleased with their team's performance during the game. “I think we played pr...

Winter Athlete Sideline Swag

Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writers

December 16, 2011

The Viking asked Paly Athletes how they keep cozy on the bench during those chilly winter games. The girls said: "It gets pretty chilly in the winter time, so I throw on a sweatshirt, some baggy-a** sweatpants, a parka, pull up those high soccer socks and an ear-warmer headband! Then I'm cozy" -Lil...

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