Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Jasmine Tosky (12), at left, culminated her high school swimming career with a seventh-place finish in the 200-meter IM finals at the 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials. She will attend USC in the fall.

2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials Wrap-up

Hilda Huang, Business Manager July 1, 2012

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...

Liveblog: 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials

Liveblog: 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials

Hilda Huang, Business Manager 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,...

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 (

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

Hilda Huang, Business Manager 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

Hilda Huang, Business Manager 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...

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

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

Hilda Huang, Business Manager 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...

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.

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

Hilda Huang, Business Manager 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...

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.

Swimming snags win over Monta Vista

Hilda Huang, Business Manager 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...

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

Swimming holds on to winning streak by beating Los Gatos

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor 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...

Pushing the Limit

Nikolai Solgaard, Grant Shorin, Staff Writers October 11, 2011

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...

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...

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