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Olympian Lily Zhang named 2012 Junior and Women’s North American Champion

Olympian Lily Zhang named 2012 Junior and Women’s North American Champion

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
September 4
Filed under Top Stories

Though her first Olympic appearance didn't go quite as planned, 2012 Olympian Lily Zhang ('14) is now the North American Junior and Women's Champion. She beat Shirley Fu (11-8, 11-8, 9-11, 10-12, 11-7, 11-9) of Canada to win her third consecutive Junior Championship title, and won over her Olympic Teammate...

Paly’s gem Lily Zhang finally home

Paly’s gem Lily Zhang finally home

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
August 6
Filed under Top Stories

It's pretty cool to be able to say that you saw your friend on the telly, especially when NBC caught her in a striking smile, waving to the cameras while walking in the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics. Though Viking Lily Zhang's ('14) first Olympic experience didn't go quite the way she...

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...

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