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Diving deep

A look into the future of Paly diving: two promising freshmen, Reed Merritt ('16) and Mimi Lin ('16), who have bright careers ahead of them.
April 26, 2013

Few sports have a lower performance to training time ratio than does diving - an Olympic repertoire typically lasts no more than a minute or two, a high school six-dive lasts no more than 30 seconds. That...

Liveblog: 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials

Liveblog: 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials
June 25, 2012

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,...

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

Byron Sanborn ('12) writes about the excitement building up to the 2012 US Swimming Olympic Trials that are set to begin Monday, June 25. Jasmine Tosky ('
June 24, 2012

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...

2012 London Olympics preview

2012 London Olympics preview
June 22, 2012

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...

Boys’ Swimming takes second; Girls’ Swimming takes third at 2012 CCS meet

Margaret Wenslau ('12) swam the last leg in the 200yd freestyle relay in the CCS championship finals. The group finished second to Gunn's A team with a time of 1:37.03. Photo by Scotty Bara
May 12, 2012

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...

Swimming and diving sweep SCVAL championships; marks tenth consecutive girls’ title

Head coach Danny Dye (Center) and assistant coaches Angela Duckworth and Lucy McComas take a celebratory dip in the Lynbrook pool after learning of their teams' wins. Coach Dye is hoping to have both the girls' and boys' teams end up first at the CCS championships too.
May 5, 2012

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...

League Diving Update

May 2, 2012

Paly divers showed a dominating performance at the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League Championships yesterday, sweeping first, second and third in the girls' division and first in the boys'. Captain...

Swimming snags win over Monta Vista

After beating Monta Vista today with a 60 point lead, girls' swimming grabs back on to their winning ways and looks to finally snag a CCS win along with the boys. Paly has already qualified over fifteen athletes for the championships and three to the 2012 US Olympic Trials.
April 26, 2012

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...

Girls’ swimming loses, snapping winning streak; Boys’ swimming beats Gunn

Paly girls fell short for the first time this season, losing by a close eight points to cross-town rival Gunn. Had Paly's A relay team finished first in the 400 free relay, the Vikings could have won the meet.
April 18, 2012

Paly girls' swimming and diving fell to cross-town rival Gunn, falling short of Gunn's 97 points with 89 and ending a season-long winning streak. Boys' swimming and diving won their side though with...

Swimming holds on to winning streak by beating Los Gatos

Katrina Nguyen ('13) dives into the water in her 50 free race. She won the event with a time of 26:08.
March 30, 2012

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...

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