Garv Virginkar

Garv Virginkar, Reporter

Garv is a general assignment reporter, producing human-interest stories. Previously, he was a staff writer at the Los Altos High School Talon. Garv is a sophomore at Los Altos High School, and joined the Post in December 2020.


CIF reverses, allows athletes to participate in same-season club and school sports

STORY BY GARV VIRGINKAR, PHOTO BY GIL RUBINSTEIN Note: At the moment, Santa Clara County cohorting restrictions still prohibit participation on multiple teams. The California Interscholastic Federation has reinstated its waiver of Bylaw 600-605, allowing student athletes to participate in both school and club sports through the same season. This latest development, according to the…

CIF bars athletes from playing same-season club and school sports

STORY BY GARV VIRGINKAR, PHOTO BY TOMOKI CHIEN Student athletes will no longer be able to participate in both school and club sports over the same season, following a decision from the California Interscholastic Federation to re-enact restrictions on participating on both school and club teams.  The reversal is effective immediately, and comes in light…

SCVAL approves truncated calendar, may have little immediate effect

STORY BY TOMOKI CHIEN AND GARV VIRGINKAR, PHOTO BY TOMOKI CHIEN The Santa Clara Valley Athletic League today approved a modified calendar for the 2020–2021 season that tiers sports returns by risk and level of coronavirus transmission. The schedule slates cross country, girls golf, girls tennis, swimming and diving to start practices on Feb. 1,…

COVID-19 Updates: State to keep indoor mask mandate as Santa Clara County drops to yellow tier

Tuesday, May 18: State to keep indoor mask mandate as Santa Clara County drops to yellow tier Santa Clara County today dropped to the yellow tier of coronavirus restrictions, as the state continues to eye its June 15 full reopening that’s contingent upon “stable and low” hospitalization rates and sufficient vaccine supply. The yellow tier…