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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...

Gymnastics starts out with a one-girl show in SF (Brief)

Gymnastics starts out with a one-girl show in SF (Brief)

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
April 18
Filed under Gymnastics, Spring Sports, Top Stories

In their first meet of their third season, Paly gymnastics was only able to send out one competitor, Sarah Miller ('12), onto the floor competing at the varsity level. Sophie Jorasch ('12), the team's other varsity girl, did not participate due to a sprained ankle sustained during practice. Miller...

Gymnastics prepares for competition, starting season in San Francisco

Gymnastics prepares for competition, starting season in San Francisco

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor
April 4
Filed under Gymnastics, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Update Apr. 5, 2012: Paly has canceled the meet next Tuesday at Lowell High School, due to insufficient equipment at Lowell  and the delayed arrivals of team leotards. Paly's first meet will now be at Gymtowne on Wednesday, Apr. 18. With only one week left until their first meet, Paly's gymnasts...

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...

Finding the Zone

Finding the Zone

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor
December 16
Filed under Features, Pro Sports

What is it about that magical state of flow, more commonly known as 'the zone', that makes it so attractive to athletes? Remember when we all wanted to feel like Superman or Mr. Incredible and have the world dance to every twitch of our fingertips? I can’t speak for everyone, but from my fifteen ...

Gymnastics team leaps into its third year with high hopes

Hilda Huang, Staff Writer
September 7
Filed under Gymnastics

Sept. 17 is National Gymnastics Day, but Palo Alto High School’s gymnasts won’t be stepping on the floor just yet. This year, co-captains Sophie Jorasch (’12) and Sarah Miller (’12) will lead the Paly’s girls gymnastics team into its third season in the spring of 2012. After a successful...

Cal drops five sports due to budget cuts

Cal drops five sports due to budget cuts

Emy Kelty
March 10
Filed under Features

Around the country a handful of high school athletes dream of someday playing sports at University of California Berkeley, one of the top athletic and academic universities in the world. 814 young adults are lucky enough to play their respective sports there. On September 28th, 163 of these athl...

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