Perfect Prescription: The Role of Stress in Sports

April 16, 2010

Danielle Carlson ('10) jumps into the pool after a day filled with tests, projects, and presentations. With each stroke, Carlson falls into a meditative rhythm as her stress melts away. "Sometimes I have to get away from all work I have to do," Carlson said. "[Swimming] is my way of getting away...

Female Underclassman of the Year: Jasmine Tosky

Allison Shorin, Staff Writer

June 10, 2009

Some people are just built for water. Some swimmers get into the water and swim so gracefully that it appears effortless, and stroke after stroke they leave the competition behind. Jasmine Tosky ('12), one of many gifted swimmers on the Palo Alto High School girls' varsity swim team, and a member...

Female Team of the Year; Girls’ Swimming

Kylie Sloan, Staff Writer

June 5, 2009

The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity swimming team closed in on an undefeated season until a mere three points restrained the team from capturing the Central Coast Section title from Archbishop Mitty. "Losing CCS was rough," June Afshar ('10) said. "We have come really far from previous seas...

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