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Varsity girls’ volleyball loses against Valley Christian High School

Varsity girls’ volleyball loses against Valley Christian High School

by Tiffany Wong, Aquila News Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The varsity girls’ volleyball team lost against the Valley Christian High School Warriors in the last of their pre-league season games today at the upper school athletics center. The Eagles lost the match in three sets, with respective scores of 23-25, 22-25 and 15-25. Emily Cheng (10) served t...

JV and varsity girls’ volleyball teams score victories against Westmont

JV and varsity girls’ volleyball teams score victories against Westmont

by Nina Gee, Reporter

September 2, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports

Both the JV and Varsity girls’ volleyball teams emerged victorious against Westmont High School at home on Thursday. After going neck and neck with their opponents, the JV team pulled ahead and won the game in two sets, the respective scores being 25-17 and 25-14. “[In] our first game we ...

Girls Volleyball Fall Season Recap

Girls Volleyball Fall Season Recap

by Neil Bai and Anjay Saklecha

November 21, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports, Winged Post

Varsity Girls Volleyball won their senior night game on October 27 3-1, improving to a 6-18 overall record and a league record of 3-6. The game was the last of their season as the team did not qualify for CCS. “As a sophomore who just joined I loved playing with upperclassmen, although we had a ...

Varsity girls volleyball wins against Notre Dame High School on senior night

Varsity girls volleyball wins against Notre Dame High School on senior night

by Sharon Yan, TALON Student Life Editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports

Varsity girls volleyball won its senior night game against Notre Dame High School 3-1 at Blackford at 5:45 pm. Prior to the game, head coach Theresa “Smitty” Smith honored senior varsity players Rachel Cheng, Taylor Iantosca, Grace Park and Lindsey Trinh. Jonathan Schwartz (12), manager for the ...

Girls Volleyball Fall Sports Update

Girls Volleyball Fall Sports Update

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports, Winged Post

The girls volleyball team currently holds a 2-4 league record and a 4-12 overall record. The girls have now started league play after playing a series of games during their preseason. “We played pretty tough teams for pre-season, and now we’ve started league play. We’re continuing to improve and [...

Varsity girls volleyball loses to Sacred Heart Preparatory

Varsity girls volleyball loses to Sacred Heart Preparatory

by Vijay Bharadwaj, Opinion Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports

Varsity girls volleyball lost to Sacred Heart Preparatory 0-3 yesterday at Blackford. Each match had scores of 19-25, 21-25 and 16-25. Head coach Theresa Smith commented on the positives and negatives of the team's performance. “We came with the right intentions and we battled,” she said. “I thought we s...

Varsity girls’ volleyball loses to Monte Vista Christian

Varsity girls’ volleyball loses to Monte Vista Christian

by Meena Gudapati, Winged Post News Editor

August 30, 2016


Filed under Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The girls’ varsity volleyball team lost to Monte Vista Christian School during a home game at Blackford at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday. During the game, the girls lost three of three 25-point sets, bringing their overall record this season to 2-5. Assistant coach Alex Jones spoke about the team’s per...

Varsity girls volleyball loses against Homestead High School in season-opener

Varsity girls volleyball loses against Homestead High School in season-opener

by Jenna Sadhu, Reporter

August 27, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The varsity girls’ volleyball team lost its season opener in a home game against Homestead High School at Blackford last night. They lost three out of five sets, but had many students cheering them on in the stands. Isabella Spradlin (11) reflected on her experience of how the girls prepared for th...

Varsity volleyball players Doreene Kang and Rachel Cheng recognized in the Mercury News

Varsity volleyball players Doreene Kang and Rachel Cheng recognized in the Mercury News

by Trisha Dwivedi, Executive Sports Editor

January 7, 2016


Filed under Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports

Junior Rachel Cheng and Senior Doreene Kang, who both plan to continue playing volleyball in college, were recognized in the Mercury News last month and named to the All-Mercury News Honorable Mention volleyball team because of the skills they displayed as a part of the varsity girls team last fall. “T...

Varsity girls volleyball loses 3-1 to Menlo High School in CCS Semifinals

Varsity girls volleyball loses 3-1 to Menlo High School in CCS Semifinals

by Ashley Jiang, Winged Post Co-Photo Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports

Varsity girls volleyball lost the CCS Semifinals to long time rival Menlo on Wednesday at Notre Dame Belmont with a score of 1-3, ending their season at 19-9 overall and 9-1 in league. With a strong start, the team won with a score of 25-23 in the first set. The girls lost the next three sets, with sc...

Varsity girls volleyball defeats Mercy Burlingame on senior night

Varsity girls volleyball defeats Mercy Burlingame on senior night

by Ashley Jiang, Winged Post Photo Editor

November 7, 2015


Filed under Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

Incandescent light floods the large gymnasium. Shoes squeak against the glossy wooden floor gym floor. The atmosphere is lively and cheerful. Brightly decorated posters depicting the names “Jackie Chen”, “Shannon Richardson” and “Doreene Kang” hang around the gym, while strands of balloons ...

Varsity girls volleyball loses to Menlo School

Varsity girls volleyball loses to Menlo School

by Ashley Jiang and Gloria Guo

October 23, 2015


Filed under Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls volleyball team lost to long-time rival Menlo High School yesterday at a home conference game, advancing to 15-8 in the season overall and 6-1 in league. The Eagles took a fast lead in the match with a 25-19 first game win; however, Menlo defeated the girls in their second and ...

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