Volleyball wins their first CCS game in three sets against Sequoia

Volleyball wins their first CCS game in three sets against Sequoia

Ryan Chang and Christian Rider
November 12, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

In the first round of the Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament, the Paly volleyball team beat Sequoia High School in three sets. The first set was neck and neck between the two squads at 3-3. The tie was broken by the Vikings who went on a 9-2 streak. A Fiona Green ace from service lead to a 25-14... Read more »

Girls Volleyball Lose In 5 Sets To Los Gatos On Senior Night

Girls Volleyball Lose In 5 Sets To Los Gatos On Senior Night

Ryan Chang and Jamie Cullen
November 3, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Palo Alto volleyball faced the Los Gatos Wildcats on senior night. The Vikings lost a nail biter after five sets. The Vikings started slow, losing the first set 25-16 and losing the second set 25-21. The Vikings came back strong in the next set getting a 15-8 lead. They eventually won the third set... Read more »

Girls Volleyball Defeats Rival Gunn Titans

Girls Volleyball Defeats Rival Gunn Titans

Peter Snodgrass and Christian Rider
October 29, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Lady Viking sweeps rival Gunn in three straight sets, from an outstanding performance by Chelsea Fan (‘18).  The Lady Vikes dominated the first set 25-12 with Fiona Green (‘17), Claire Dennis (‘16,) and Chelsea Fan, each contributing multiple kills in the set. In the second set, the Vikings... Read more »

Volleyball rolls over league rival Saratoga

Ryan Chang and Jamie Cullen
October 27, 2015
Filed under Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto Volleyball team faced off against the Saratoga Falcons Tuesday night in a league matchup. The Vikings won in three sets. Katie Passarello ('17) was happy with the overall performance and the quick victory. “I think we did a good job shutting them out in three." Passarello said.... Read more »

Volleyball bested by Los Altos in four sets in annual Dig Pink matchup

Volleyball bested by Los Altos in four sets in annual Dig Pink matchup

Kylie Callan and Jamie Cullen
October 20, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Palo Alto volleyball faced the Los Altos Eagles Tuesday night at the annual Dig Pink game in support of breast cancer awareness. The Vikings lost in four sets. Cassandra Fong (‘17) was satisfied with the team’s performance despite the end result. “I think we played well, I think we could’ve... Read more »

Volleyball defeats crosstown rival Gunn 3-2

Volleyball defeats crosstown rival Gunn 3-2

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer
October 11, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Palo Alto High School’s girls volleyball team beat their home rival Gunn High School 3-2 on Thursday, October 8. The rivalry brought a large crowd, with lots of energy and support for their respective teams. Coach Jekara Wilson was proud of her team's performance, as well their ability to deal with... Read more »

Volleyball defeats Mountain View 3-2

Volleyball defeats Mountain View 3-2

Meredith Kinnaman, News/ Photo Editor
September 23, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Lady Vikes defeated Mountain View on Tuesday 3-2. This was their first league game of the season. The Vikings started the game off strong, winning the first three points of the first set. This was followed by back and forth point scoring from both Paly and... Read more »

Volleyball takes down Woodside in three sets

Volleyball takes down Woodside in three sets

Kylie Callan, Editor-in-Chief
September 15, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Paly volleyball team swept the Woodside Wildcats in three sets (25-17, 25-16, 25-15) at their home opener on September 15. Chelsea Fan (‘18) led the team with 11 kills overall, and Katie Passarello (‘17) was close behind with ten. Coach Jekara Wilson was pleased with her team’s performance. “I... Read more »

Girls volleyball preview

Girls volleyball preview

Lauren Koyama , Staff Writer
September 9, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Palo Alto High School girls’ volleyball team is preparing for the 2015 season with their new coach, Jekara Wilson. The team has had a new coach each season for the past three years. Though Wilson is the new varsity coach,... Read more »

Keep your head in the game

Keep your head in the game

Kylie Callan and Bryn Carlson
February 11, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Features, Lacrosse - Boys, Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories, Volleyball, Water Polo - Boys

One in five high school athletes will sustain a sports concussion during their season. At a school like Paly, where a large part of the student body is involved in athletics, this fact can create a big problem that includes the students, their families, their teachers and the administration. A concussion... Read more »