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The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

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Returning varsity player David Torres leaps in the air to spike the ball.

VOLLEYBALL | Boys team candidates have big shoes to fill

The team that has won their city tournament six times in a row look for new talent.
By Isabella Thomas, Staff PhotographerPublished November 9, 2021
With only two returning players, the coach is left to do a complete rebuild and start fresh.
Too many balls to to net could mean a quick end to the playoff run.

VOLLEYBALL | Wolves finish their season strong but fall short in the first round of the CIF playoffs.

Their first challenge of the playoffs against the Narbonne Gauchos ended in a 3-1 defeat.
By Nathan Han, Online Editor-in-ChiefPublished October 26, 2021
The squad hoped for the chance to play against the top opponents of the city including a possible matchup against the SOCES Knights.
(L to R) Seniors Isabela Diaz, Alika Tsytsurina, Sarah Ramirez Guzman, Viviene Carvajal, Chidiogo Angel Chiawa ,Claudia Segura, and Alexis Golden are showered with gifts during the final game of their season at home.

VOLLEYBALL | The team sends off the seniors with a victory in their final home game

The seven seniors are congratulated by the team with a variety of gifts
By Samantha Ramos and Nathan Han Published October 13, 2021
The win on Monday brings the team's overall standing to 3-6 with only one game left in the season.
The team huddles up and takes a moment to celebrate their win with each other.

VOLLEYBALL | Girls team battles for their second straight win

Winning a tightly contested game against Canoga Park, the Wolves are now 2-5 for the season. They seek a third win against San Fernando on Oct. 6.
By Jennifer Garcia, Staff WriterPublished October 5, 2021
Towards the end of the fourth set, a Canoga mishap saw the ball hit the net and resulted in the Wolves being awarded the remaining points necessary to win the final set, 27-25.
3, 2, 1 GO WOLVES! All hands in for Girls volleyball as they prepare to start their next set.

VOLLEYBALL | Girls fell short of victory

Girls Volleyball is defeated yet again after strong start and a failed comeback attempt from behind.
By Samantha Ramos , Staff WriterPublished September 23, 2021
This was a very intense game. The girls played to the best of their ability and you can see so much improvement in the way they communicate and talk to each other. 
VNHS’s varsity girls volleyball puts up a fight in a tightly contested three set defeat against San Fernando High School on Sept. 13.

VOLLEYBALL | The Girls team takes a second loss at home

The wolves were swept by San Fernando in three sets.
By Samantha Ramos and Nathan HanPublished September 14, 2021
The young team still searches for their first victory of the season under Head Coach Antonieco Erasmo.
#25 Tristan Timpers seizes the opportunity to tip the ball to the side of the defenders after a fake out.

STATE | Wolves Volleyball defeats Ramona Bulldogs

By Andre Davancens, Sports EditorPublished June 9, 2021

Making history, the Wolves Volleyball team won their first state championship game. On June 8 they faced the Ramona High School Bulldogs and won 3-2. The Wolves continue striving for greatness even...

Van Nuys High School 2021 Division 1 champions.

D1 CHAMPS | Boys Volleyball wins 6th city title

By Andre Davancens, Sports EditorPublished June 6, 2021

From the street you could hear the roar of the crowd booming from within Sylmar Charter High School. June 5, the Division 1 CIF LA Volleyball Championships were underway. The first set saw Van Nuys...

#18 Jai Korisal quickly reacting to a set from #5 Alex Pinwatana to spike the ball down.

VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS | 3-1 Wolves eliminate the Patriots

After going 5-1-1 and getting second in league, Van Nuys looks to add a 6th CIFLACS title to their belts.
By Andre Davancens, Sports EditorPublished May 28, 2021

Van Nuys hosted the first playoff game of the 2021 season on May 27 playing against Birmingham Charter High School. The game got off to a rocky start with Birmingham taking the first set from the Wolves...

Two blockers from Kennedy try desperately to block Varsity Captain Jake Stanleys (#29) spike.

Wolves Volleyball defeats Kennedy Cougars

3-1 Wolves continue their legacy of domination.
By Andre Davancens, Sports EditorPublished April 29, 2021

On April 29, boys varsity volleyball had the second game of the 2021 season. From the start the Wolves filled the grass volleyball court with an unwavering energy. The players on and off the court...

Captain Aileen Flores gets ready to bump the ball from the opposing team.

Girls Volleyball Team Triumphantly Brings Home A Winning Lead Record

After a rocky start to the season, the VNHS Girl’s Volleyball Team defies all odds and finishes the season with incredible accomplishments.
By Dhamara Gomez, Staff WriterPublished February 19, 2020
After a rocky start to the season, the VNHS Girl’s Volleyball Team defies all odds and finishes the season with incredible accomplishments.
Girls Volleyball

Match Of The Year

The Wolves make an early exit in the postseason
By Devin TsePublished October 31, 2018
The thirteenth-seeded Varsity Girls Volleyball Team ended their postseason run on Tuesday, Oct.23, losing to the fourth-seeded Bell Eagles in a highly competitive match.
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