The Viking Magazine

Swimming teams anticipate meet against Monta Vista tonight

Swimming teams anticipate meet against Monta Vista tonight

Skylar Dorosin and Paige Borsos, Staff Writers

April 8, 2011

The Palo Alto High School varsity swim teams look to maintain their perfect league records tonight in their meet against Monta Vista at 3:30 p.m. this afternoon at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino.  The boys are especially anticipating the matchup tonight, as the Matadors stole from the Vikings...

Girls’ swimming maintains 5-0 record by sweeping Homestead

Girls’ swimming maintains 5-0 record by sweeping Homestead

Paige Borsos, Staff Writer

April 2, 2011

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...

High Technology: How technology is changing the game

BOUNCE Guard Davante Adams (‘12) leaps up for a slam dunk on Aaron Gordon (‘13) of Archbishop Mitty on March 1 in the CCS semifinals.

Peter Dennis and Nathan Norimoto

March 9, 2011

In the age of iPads and Xbox 360s, technology seems to change continuously. People have gotten so accustomed to the continual updating of technology that they get frustrated when the growth doesn’t happen or if it doesn’t happen quickly enough. Of course, sports are not spared from this change....

Girls’ swimming beats Saratoga

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor

April 28, 2010

The Palo Alto High School varsity girls' swimming swept first place in the majority of the races against Saratoga High School Wednesday, 111-74, in its last Santa Clara Valley Athletic League home meet. After a disappointing loss to cross-town rival Gunn nearly two weeks before, the Lady Vikes hit...

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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