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Brief: Girls’ swimming and diving wins tenth consecutive League Championship; Boys win too

Brief: Girls’ swimming and diving wins tenth consecutive League Championship; Boys win too

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
May 4, 2012
Filed under Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls

Head coach Danny Dye's ritual dunking into the Lynbrook pool marked the Lady Vikes' tenth consecutive league win at the League Championships and the boys' seventh win in Dye's eight years with Paly. The Vikings swept all four divisions, girls' and boys' swimming and girls' and boys' diving, for a record-breaking...

League Diving Update

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
May 2, 2012
Filed under Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls

Paly divers showed a dominating performance at the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League Championships yesterday, sweeping first, second and third in the girls' division and first in the boys'. Captain Emma Miller ('12) won the girls competition with a career high of 390.05, Serena Yee ('13) placed second...

Swimming snags win over Monta Vista

Swimming snags win over Monta Vista

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
April 26, 2012
Filed under Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

Both boys' and girls' swimming recaptured their season momentum beating Monta Vista 90-79 and 123-63, respectively. After a disappointing loss to cross-town rival Gunn last week that ended their season-long winning streak, the girls got right back on track, securing their last win with the largest...

Diving qualifies two more for CCS

Diving qualifies two more for CCS

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
April 20, 2012
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

Varsity girls' diving qualified two more girls, Serena Yee ('13) and Phoebe So ('14), for the Central Coast Section Championships today at the Palo Alto-hosted Section Challenge 11-dive varsity meet. Divers have to score over 280.00 points for 11 dives. Yee scored 332.65, finishing fourth and S...

Girls’ swimming loses, snapping winning streak; Boys’ swimming beats Gunn

Girls’ swimming loses, snapping winning streak; Boys’ swimming beats Gunn

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
April 18, 2012
Filed under Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

Paly girls' swimming and diving fell to cross-town rival Gunn, falling short of Gunn's 97 points with 89 and ending a season-long winning streak. Boys' swimming and diving won their side though with 108 points. In diving, Alex Francis ('13) scored 224.5 winning the boys' division, while Serena Yee...

Swimming holds on to winning streak by beating Los Gatos

Swimming holds on to winning streak by beating Los Gatos

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor
March 30, 2012
Filed under Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

Varsity girls' and boys' swimming and diving secured another win against Los Gatos, winning 123-60 and 118-67, respectively. Diving helped win Paly some extra points too, as Olympic hopeful Cole Plambeck ('13) scored 290.20 and Serena Yee ('13) scored 199.15, both winning first in their respective divis...

Swimming defeats Menlo 126.5-46.5

Swimming defeats Menlo 126.5-46.5

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor
February 28, 2012
Filed under Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

Palo Alto High School swimming dominated Menlo 126.5-46.5 in a dual meet with strong finishes by both the JV and varsity teams. The Vikings had some events, like the varsity girls’200 medley relay and the JV girls’ 500 free to themselves, and others in which Paly’s athletes greatly outnumbered Men...

Shaving In Sports

Shaving In Sports

Scotty Bara and Sapir Frozenfar, Staff Writers
October 10, 2011
Filed under Features, Swimming - Boys

To shave or not to shave? That is the real question. The physics behind shaving suggest that the drag is decreased. Can shaving really increase the speed of a swimmer? Athletes are concerned with improving their game anyway they can. With all the training, could shaving really be the secret for success? In...

Boys’ and girls’ swim team finish second in CCS Championship Finals

Skylar Dorosin
May 21, 2011
Filed under Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls

The Palo Alto High School swim teams ended their season with a splash at the Central Coast Section Championship Finals. Both of the girls' and boys' teams finished in 2nd place at the Santa Clara International Swim Center on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Vikes went into the meet seeded 10 points...

Boys’ swimming defeats Saratoga, 105-78

Boys’ swimming defeats Saratoga, 105-78

Skylar Dorosin, Nathan Norimoto
April 29, 2011
Filed under Swimming - Boys, Top Stories

  The Paly boys’ swim team (7-1 in league) defeated Saratoga 105-78 in their final dual meet of the season. Key wins from underclassmen Andrew Liang ('14) in the 50 and 100 freestyles with times of 22.23 and 49.15 respectively and William Lee ('14) in 100 backstroke with a time of 45.73...

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