The Viking Magazine

Numbers don’t lie: How the Paly Sports Boosters distributes its funding

Boosters spent approximately $260,000 on funding Paly’s sports teams during the 2011-12 school year.  Of the money spent, over half was spent on transportation, equipment and uniforms.

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012

University of Alabama table tennis. USC bowling. Ohio State badminton. Heard of any of these teams? Probably not. Heard of their football teams? Probably a different story. Since football’s popularity took off in the first half of the 20th century, schools in the United States have often seemed...

Brief: Girls’ track loses to Gunn; Boys’ track triumphs

Nikolai Solgaard, Grant Shorin, Staff Writers

May 2, 2012

The girls’ track and field team lost to Gunn on Thursday, April 19, 53-69. The Lady Vikes got off to a good start in the 4X100 meter relay, after winning the race with a time of 50.31 seconds. In the 400 meter run, Paly picked up more points after Lydia Guo (‘12) and Vivian Laurence (‘14)...

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Vivian Laurence