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Palo Alto football, volleyball teams begin state title defenses

Original post made on Sep 1, 2011

The curtain goes up on special seasons for the Palo Alto football and girls' volleyball teams on Friday. The big question facing both squads is whether they'll get stage fright. Members of both teams participated on the biggest stage of their lives last season and performed to standing ovations as each claimed state championships.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, September 1, 2011, 4:35 PM

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Posted by Borat
a resident of Green Acres
on Sep 1, 2011 at 11:22 pm

Correction - Paly's first State titles in 113 years were the 1993 & 2006 Boys Basketball Squads.

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Posted by Paly Sports Mom : )
a resident of Crescent Park
on Sep 2, 2011 at 11:25 am

Actually, the reporter said the first for "each" of the programs. Speaking in regards to the Football and Volleyball programs.

The reporter gave props to the boys basketball teams. :)

"It was the first such titles for each program in 113 years of Palo Alto sports history. The Vikings also have two state crowns in boys' basketball (1993 and 2006)."

Here's to another great and SAFE year of Paly sports!

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Posted by Crescent Park Dad
a resident of Crescent Park
on Sep 9, 2011 at 11:39 am

Paly also won the "mythical" state championship in boys water polo back in 1993. Undefeated, won the "state invitational" and the CCS championship.

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