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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...

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

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 10, 2012

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...

Paly Volleyball CCS Trailer

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012

Paly volleyball will be playing in the Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament this Saturday, November 10 at the Palo Alto High School gym.

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

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...

Volleyball defeats Mountain View in three games

Volleyball defeats Mountain View in three games

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

October 18, 2012

The Paly (20-4, 9-1) volleyball team continued their near perfect league season as they triumphed over the Mountain View Spartans (12-12, 4-6). Although the Spartans began the set with a slight lead of 2-1, the Lady Vikes quickly retaliated and picked up their momentum, until they were leading 12-7...

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

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....

Paly volleyball defeats Leland at home in straight sets

Paly volleyball defeats Leland at home in straight sets

James Harrison, Staff Writer

September 6, 2012

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team (1-0-0, 2-0-0) stayed undefeated by sweeping its out-of-league opponent Leland High School (0-0-0, 1-8-0) in three games. This was the team's first match against the Chargers. Though the Vikings were not entirely satisfied with their performance, they still...

Volleyball opens season with straight-set victory over Notre Dame

Volleyball opens season with straight-set victory over Notre Dame

Michael Strong and Nina Kelty, Business Manager and Design Editor

September 4, 2012

The Paly volleyball team opened its season and title defense Tuesday night at the Paly main gym, defeating Notre Dame (Belmont), 25-20, 25-21, 25-20. The team began the game with only six returning players from the 2011 state championship season, including captain Shelby Knowles (‘13). Nonetheless,...

Playing by the numbers

Playing by the numbers

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

Alex Smith was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers as the first overall pick in the 2005 NFL (National Football League) draft. According to reporter James Alder of the New York Times, Smith was “a mobile quarterback with good quickness, agility, and awareness.” He possessed “a tremendous work ethic...

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