If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2016 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Stanford's Campbell earns Pac-12 weekly soccer honor]]> Cardinal corner
Jane Campbell was named the Pac-12 Goalkeeper of the Week for her standout play this past weekend against No. 6 Florida, as announced Tuesday by the conference.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford football to bid adieu to special staff member]]> Robert Mitchell will be attending his final game on the Stanford sideline. Mitchell has been a fixture around the football corridors since 2002 as a volunteer, helping out wherever he can, by passing out water bottles during practice or moving equipment. ]]> <![CDATA[Championship teams, coaches and athletes highlight M-A fame class]]> Menlo-Atherton's glory days of athletes and coaches started when the school opened and continues through the present. That became obvious as a wide range of eras and sports were represented in the school's 2016 Hall of Fame inductees at a press conference on Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford's Fitzmorris nabs pair of conference volleyball honors]]> Stanford middle blocker Audriana Fitzmorris was named Pac-12 Defensive Player and Freshman of the Week, the conference announced Monday. She averaged 2.11 blocks, 3.33 points and 2.11 kills per set in her collegiate debuts against San Diego and then-No. 3 Minnesota last week.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford grad Slater named PCL Offensive Player of the Week]]> Stanford grad Austin Slater was named the Pacific Coast League's Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after hitting .393 (11-for-28) with five home runs and 12 RBI last week for the Sacramento RiverCats, the Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants.]]> <![CDATA[Love is a question mark for Stanford's season opener]]> Football notebook
Stanford sophomore running back Bryce Love may not be available for the season opening football game against Kansas State on Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Olympic bronze medalists Walsh Jennings, Ross find gold on the beach]]> USA Olympic bronze medalists Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross proved golden on home soil, beating Spain's Liliana Fernandez and Elsa Baquerizo, 21-16, 21-16, in a 50-minute, internationally-televised gold medal match Sunday at the $800,000 FIVB Long Beach Grand Slam.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford grads Kim, Stackhouse survive first stage of qualifying]]> Stanford grads Lauren Kim and Mariah Stackhouse each survived the first stage of the LPGA/Symetra Tour Qualifying School by finishing among the top 90 of the 340 women (347 total) who teed off on Thursday at Rancho Mirage.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford women make quick volleyball recovery, top Minnesota]]> Cardinal corner
The Stanford women's volleyball team has made a habit of recovering from difficult circumstances. The 11th-ranked Cardinal did it again Sunday, knocking off No. 3 Minnesota, 25-23, 25-15, 25-27, 25-19, two days after suffering a five-set loss, at home, to San Diego.]]>
<![CDATA[SH Prep girls beat Menlo, place ninth at SpikeFest I]]> The Sacred Heart Prep girls volleyball team won the Bronze Division championship at the Milpitas/Independence Spikefest I on Saturday, beating rival Menlo School, 25-20, 25-22, in the title match.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford grad Morris called to men's national soccer team]]> Former Stanford forward and current Seattle Sounders FC striker Jordan Morris was one of 26 players called by Jurgen Klinsmann on Sunday for a pair of upcoming World Cup qualifiers as the United States looks to seal a place in the Hexagonal round.]]> <![CDATA[Locals discover gold at the World Rowing Championships]]> Palo Alto grad Colette Lucas-Conwell helped the United States remain the dominant force in women's U23 eight as she helped guide the Americans to a fifth consecutive gold medal at the World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Rotterdam.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo college women ace a pair of volleyball matches]]> Oaks corner
After a rough start to the SXU/TCC Crossover Tournament in Chicago on Friday, Menlo College women's volleyball rallied on day two, winning twice to improve to 3-3 on the season. ]]>
<![CDATA[Gunn football is alive and well despite losing its opener]]> El Camino High dealt host Gunn a heartbreaking, 38-28, loss in its season-opening football game on Friday night, but the players didn't see it as a complete wash. The Titans played their visitors tough and infused themselves with confidence, which sent waves of hope through the Gunn fan base.]]> <![CDATA[Gators can't capitalize in season-opening loss to San Benito]]> Sacred Heart Prep quarterback Thomas Wine spent a lot of time on the run on a warm summer day in Atherton Saturday. Wine scrambled, spun, rolled, whatever it took to escape pressure from big, bad San Benito of Hollister. The out-sized Gators left everything out on the field in a 30-12 defeat to the Balers]]> <![CDATA[Ferguson romps for 200 yards and three TDs in Menlo victory]]> Charlie Ferguson carried 16 times for 206 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He also returned the second-half kickoff 86 yards for a score that jump-started Menlo to its 42-13 nonleague victory over visiting Lincoln of San Francisco on Saturday.]]> <![CDATA[Titans earn a dramatic 5-set victory in coach's first match]]> Girls volleyball
Tara Tracy recorded 16 kills and 12 digs and the Gunn girls volleyball team opened its season with an exciting 26-24, 25-21, 23-25, 15-25, 15-9 victory over host Hillsdale in a nonleague match Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears put on a good show in football loss to Bellarmine]]> No easing into the season. No gradual increase in the difficulty level of opponent played.
Menlo-Atherton opened its season Friday against Bellarmine Prep, the oldest and most accomplished program in Central Coast Section history. ]]>
<![CDATA[Jackson III helps Palo Alto run to victory over Patterson]]> The Danny Sullivan era at Palo Alto is off to a good start. The Vikings' new football coach rode a strong defense and yeoman work from junior back Paul Jackson III to a 25-12 nonleague triumph over visiting Patterson on Friday evening.]]>