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2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials Wrap-up

2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials Wrap-up

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
July 1
Filed under Pro Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

For some, it's only 200 meters from across the pond. Caitlin Leverenz and Ariana Kukors (the World and American Record holder) got all of the headlines when they took their berths to the 2012 London Olympics with first and second place finishes (2:10.22; 2:11.30) in the women’s 200-meter IM finals...

Liveblog: 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials

Liveblog: 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
June 25
Filed under Pro Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

Keep checking back for new updates as the 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials runs from June 25 to July 2. June 30: 12:00 p.m.: Andrew Liang ('14) swam a time of 55.35 seconds in the 100-meter fly, finishing 92nd. He did not qualify for the semi-finals. June 29: 1:30 p.m.: Jasmine Tosky ('12)...

The Viking catches up with Sanborn at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

The Viking catches up with Sanborn at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
June 24
Filed under Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

Byron Sanborn ('12) just finished swimming his 200-meter breaststroke race, finishing in 87th place, and here's what he had to say about his performance today. "I swam my 200-meter breaststroke today and it went fairly well. At a meet where the minority of about 30% actually gets [personal] best tim...

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...

Swimming snags win over Monta Vista

Swimming snags win over Monta Vista

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
April 26
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...

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
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...

Pushing the Limit

Nikolai Solgaard, Grant Shorin, Staff Writers
October 11
Filed under Features

Four years ago, Jasmine Tosky (‘12) and Byron Sanborn (‘12) first dove into the Palo Alto High school pool. Fast forward through thousands of hours of intense practices, and the result is a combined 14 top-three finishes at the Central Coast Section (CCS) swim meet over their first three years...

Girls’ swimming maintains 5-0 record by sweeping Homestead

Girls’ swimming maintains 5-0 record by sweeping Homestead

Paige Borsos, Staff Writer
April 2
Filed under Spring Sports, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

A sudden spur of spring-like weather in Palo Alto this week made for a sunny, fan-filled swim meet on Friday at Palo Alto High School. Amidst the 85-degree sunshine, the Palo Alto girls’ varsity swim team defeated Homestead High School 144-141 overall in the Homestead Dual Meet, adding another win...

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