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Diving deep

Diving deep

Jordan Gans and Hilda Huang
April 26
Filed under Features, Profiles, Swimming - Boys, Top Stories

Few sports have a lower performance to training time ratio than does diving - an Olympic repertoire typically lasts no more than a minute or two, a high school six-dive lasts no more than 30 seconds. That hasn’t deterred freshmen divers Reed Merritt and Mimi Lin from training 14 hours a week, hur...

2012 London Olympics preview

2012 London Olympics preview

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
June 22
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Features, Gymnastics, Pro Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories, Track & Field, Volleyball, Winter Sports

The Viking will provide online, Twitter and Facebook updates on Paly's Olympic hopefuls and Olympians beginning Monday, June 25 at the 2012 USA Swimming and Diving Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebr. until the Aug. 12 closing ceremonies at the 2012 London Olympics.  When the countdown clock in Trafa...

Boys’ Swimming takes second; Girls’ Swimming takes third at 2012 CCS meet

Boys’ Swimming takes second; Girls’ Swimming takes third at 2012 CCS meet

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
May 12
Filed under Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

After two long days of competition, boys' swimming and diving took second and girls' swimming and diving took third in the 2012 Central Coast Section Championships at Santa Clara Swim Center. Bellarmine won the boys' competition with 389.5 points over Paly's 218, extending their CCS win streak to...

Swimming and diving sweep SCVAL championships; marks tenth consecutive girls’ title

Swimming and diving sweep SCVAL championships; marks tenth consecutive girls’ title

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
May 5
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly swimming and diving teams swept all four varsity divisions of boys' and girls' swimming and diving, at the 2012 Santa Clara Valley Athletic League Championships (SCVALs) yesterday for the first time since 2005. This also marked the tenth consecutive SCVAL Championship win for the girls' team...

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
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
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...

Diving qualifies two more for CCS

Diving qualifies two more for CCS

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
April 20
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...

Hilda Huang (Business Manager)

Hilda Huang (Business Manager)

April 3
Filed under Staff

Hilda Huang is a senior and joined The Viking in her junior year because of her love for athletics. After serving as a copy editor her junior year, she is now a Business Manager along with fellow Viking Michael Strong. Huang dove varsity for the Swimming and Diving team and was a part of the gym...

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