The Viking Magazine

Volleyball drops CCS championship to Homestead in four sets

Keri Gee ('14) prepares for a dig against the Homestead Mustangs. The Mustangs went on to win the CCS championship.

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...

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...

Volleyball snaps Gunn’s win streak, clinches share of league title

Becca Raffel ('14) returns the ball.  Raffel had 10 kills on the night.

Colin Patterson and James Harrison

November 1, 2012

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team swept Gunn on Senior Night.  The Vikings won 25-17, 25-19 and 25-18 to end the Titans' five game win streak and bring the Vikes to a 12-2 league record. Gunn struck first by jumping out to an early 5-1 lead.  The Vikings trailed the Titans but an offensive...

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...

Paly volleyball beats Homestead in three sets

PALO ALTO, CA-OCT. 11, 2012: Shelby Knowles ('13) spikes the ball to the Homestead Mustang's territory. The lady vikes won 3-0.

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer

October 12, 2012

The Palo Alto High School volleyball team beat Homestead High School in a very close game in which the Vikings pulled out a three set victory. The Vikes started off the game with a 3-0 lead but Homestead's strong outside hitters quickly countered. This set the tone for the rest of the set as the V...

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...

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