PaloAltoOnline.com http://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us <![CDATA[Stanford women's tennis signs three top national players]]> Stanford women's tennis coach Lele Forood has announced the signing of three incoming student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. The group will join the Cardinal for the 2015-16 campaign.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford's Sullivan named national freshman of the year]]> Women's soccer
Stanford midfielder Andi Sullivan has been named national Freshman of the Year for women's soccer by TopDrawerSoccer.com. Her play was crucial to Stanford's 20-2-3 record, No. 3 final ranking, and run into the NCAA College Cup semifinals.]]>
<![CDATA[2014 Boys All-PAL Bay Division water polo team]]> Most Valuable Player: Nick Bisconti (Menlo School) Sr.
Most Valuable Goalie: Spencer Witte (Menlo School) Sr.
First Team
John Knox (Menlo-Atherton) Sr.; Matheus Santos (Menlo-Atherton) Sr.; Andreas Katsis (Menlo School) Sr.; Chris Xi (Menlo School) Jr.; Ryan Koel (Mills) Sr.; Jack Beasley (Menlo-Atherton) Jr.; Malcolm Feix (Half Moon Bay) Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford's Ajanaku among Honda finalists for volleyball]]> Stanford middle blocker Inky Ajanaku is among the four nominees for the Honda Sports Award for volleyball, joining Wisconsin's Lauren Carlini, Micha Hancock of Penn State and Washington's Krista Vansant.]]> <![CDATA[Randle scores 31, has free-throw streak end in Stanford win]]> Senior point guard Chasson Randle scored a season-high 31 points, two off his career best, as Stanford beat visiting Loyola Marymount, 67-58, Wednesday night, for its third win in four games.]]> <![CDATA[Shooting woes lead to another loss for Cardinal women]]> Lili Thompson managed to score nine points as No. 7 Stanford's leading scorer in Wednesday's 54-46 loss to host Chattanooga in a nonconference women's basketball game.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford's Bowen, Bonanni among finalists for Cutino Award]]> Stanford's Alex Bowen and Bret Bonanni were named two of three finalists for the prestigious Peter J. Cutino Award, it was announced Tuesday. A group of female finalists will be named at the close of the women's collegiate season, with one male winner and one female winner named at a ceremony in June 2015 at the Olympic Club in San Francisco.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford women have six named to AVCA All-American team]]> The Stanford women's volleyball team had six players recognized when the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced its All-America selections today. Juniors Inky Ajanaku, Madi Bugg and Jordan Burgess all were named to the first team.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford's Ipsen wins 1-meter diving title at Winter Nationals]]> Cardinal corner
Peat an All-American again
Stanford's Kristian Ipsen won the men's 1-meter gold medal to help open the 2014 USA Diving Winter National Championships on Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio. With his victory, Ipsen earned a berth on the 2015 World Championships team. ]]>
<![CDATA[PASA splashes to second overall at winter national swim meet]]> Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics came away from the 2014 Speedo Winter Junior Nationals with a second-place finish in the combined standings, a runner-up finish in the boys' meet and a third place by the girls.]]> <![CDATA[Eastside Prep boys quietly compile a 7-0 hoop mark]]> Prep roundup
Perhaps the best-kept secret in local basketball circles is the Eastside Prep boys, who have quietly compiled a 7-0 preseason record while flying completely under the radar.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford's Johnson earns national freshman hoop honor]]> Cardinal corner
Already a two-time Pac-12 Freshman of the Week, Stanford forward Kaylee Johnson picked up her first national honor on Tuesday, earning Women's National Freshman of the Week accolades from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA).]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford has four receive All-America honors from SI.com]]> Four Stanford student-athletes earned SI.com All-America football honors, as announced Tuesday. Andrus Peat headlined the group with his selection to the first team.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo College football has four competing in all-star game]]> Menlo College football will have Cam Grad, Brandon Soohoo, Keith Bowman and Ray Roach take part in the D2-NAIA Challenge on Saturday at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach, S.C.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford's Johnson is Pac-12 Freshman of the Week in hoops]]> Stanford forward Kaylee Johnson was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week for her performance in the Cardinal's 82-43 victory over Santa Clara on Sunday evening, the conference announced today.]]> <![CDATA[Hewitt helps keep Bengals atop the AFC North]]> Rookie Ryan Hewitt from Stanford had the best day of his young career, catching three passes for 34 yards, as Cincinnati stormed past rival Cleveland, 30-0, on Sunday in Week 15 of the National Football League season and stayed atop the AFC North.]]> <![CDATA[Top Oregon high school running back commits to Stanford]]> Of local note
Portland's Central Catholic High senior running back Cameron Scarlett, ranked among the top 30 players at his position in the nation, announced his decision to attend Stanford on the Oregonian website Monday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Palo Alto girls will take 5-0 soccer mark into the new year]]> Weekend prep roundup
Christmas has come early for the Palo Alto girls soccer team, which has presented itself with a 5-0 record heading into 2015 following an 8-0 nonleague romp over visiting South San Francisco on Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Orrange leads Stanford women past Santa Clara, 82-43]]> Amber Orrange scored a season-high 20 points, Kaylee Johnson matched her season-best with 22 rebounds and No. 7 Stanford beat visiting Santa Clara, 82-43, in a nonconference women's basketball contest Sunday.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford women sweep Florida to advance to Final Four]]> NCAA volleyball
Morgan Boukather and Jordan Burgess each had 12 kills as the top-ranked Cardinal secured a spot in the Final Four in Oklahoma City on Thursday with a sweep of Florida, 25-17, 25-22, 25-21, Saturday in Ames, Iowa. ]]>
<![CDATA[Brown wakes up in time to lead Stanford men past Denver]]> Anthony Brown came off the bench to score 17 points and grab six rebounds, leading Stanford to a come-from-behind 49-43 victory over Denver in a nonconference men's basketball contest.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo's Lacy finishes 10th in national cross-country finals]]> Menlo School senior Lizzie Lacy didn't run to victory at the 36th annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships National Finals on Saturday, but she did come away with at least a moral triumph at Balboa Park in San Diego.]]> <![CDATA[Sowards scores 15 points as Menlo women win third straight]]> Aaliyah Sowards scored 15 points, one of four players to reach double figures, and the Menlo College women's basketball team dispatched visiting Cal State San Marcos, 88-56, in a nonconference game on Saturday.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford women beat Oregon State to reach Elite Eight]]> College volleyball
Junior middle blocker Inky Ajanaku recorded 16 kills, one of four Stanford players to reach double figures, as the top-ranked Cardinal women's volleyball team advanced to the NCAA Elite 8 with a 25-20, 25-14, 22-25, 25-15 victory over Pac-12 rival Oregon State on Friday in Ames, Iowa.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford men's soccer duo named to All-American team]]> Stanford sophomore forward Jordan Morris and junior defender Brandon Vincent were named 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire First Team All-Americans when the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced the latest of its individual player awards on Friday morning.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford's Peat named All-American on two other teams]]> ESPN.com honors Peat
Stanford offensive lineman Andrus Peat earned his second All-America honor in as many days on Thursday as the left tackle was named to the Walter Camp All-America second team. ESPN.com named him an All-American on Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Top-ranked Stanford women's volleyball opens the Sweet 16]]> The third round of the NCAA women's volleyball tournament will match the veteran against the newcomer when Stanford takes on Oregon State in the Ames (Iowa) Regional on Friday.]]> <![CDATA[SHP's 13-0 football season is certainly worth celebrating]]> Sacred Heart Prep football coach Pete Lavorato was in need of some holiday cheer earlier this week and headed over to a small Christmas party on campus to perhaps find it. ]]> <![CDATA[SHP boys bounce back with hoops win in tournament]]> Wednesday's prep roundup
With Corbin Koch pouring in 25 points, the Sacred Heart Prep boys bounced back from a season-opening loss on Tuesday to defeat Irvington, 83-75, in the consolation semifinals of the Burlingame Lions Club Tournament on Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford men's soccer honored on All-Far West Region Team]]> Four Stanford men's soccer players, the program's most since 2000, were named to the 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Men's All-Far West Region Teams it was announced Wednesday.]]>