If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2017 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Beavers dam up way to Pac-12 title; Allman sets a record]]> Cardinal corner
Another late play by Oregon State led to another Beavers victory over visiting Stanford, 50-47, Friday night that all but clinched the outright Pac-12 women's basketball title.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford's Howe backs her way into an American record]]> Sacred Heart Prep grad Ally Howe joined in the record-setting fun for the Stanford women's swimming and diving team at the Pac-12 Championships in Federal Way on Friday. The Cardinal won four events, set two more American records and swept the podium in two events.]]> <![CDATA[Pinewood girls cut up SI; Eastside falls short of SHC]]> CCS Girls Open
You could sort of say the Pinewood girls were ready for the opening round of the Central Coast Section Open Division basketball playoffs. The Panthers beat St. Ignatius, 79-46, on Friday at Gunn. Eastside College Prep was ready, but fell, 70-66, to SH Cathedral.]]>
<![CDATA[Menlo-Atherton boys, girls lose in CCS Open Division openers]]> For 10 or 15 minutes, Menlo-Atherton not only held its ground against top-seeded Bellarmine, it held the lead Friday night in a hotly-contested first-round Central Coast Section Open Division boys game at Fremont High. The M-A girls rallied from a double-digit deficit but fell to Valley Christian.]]> <![CDATA[Late rallies lift SH Prep, Gunn boys to CCS hoops wins]]> Prep report
Sacred Heart Prep needed overtime. Gunn needed a big fourth quarter. Both teams took advantage of their opportunities to reach the quarterfinal round of their respective Central Coast Section Divisions, the Gators in Division IV and the Titans in Division II.]]>
<![CDATA[Menlo women take out Hope in GSAC basketball contest]]> Celina Pagan scored 19 points and the Menlo College women's basketball ended a seven-game losing streak, beating visiting Hope International, 90-58, in a Golden Gate Athletic Conference contest Thursday.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford women go 5-for-5 at Pac-12 championships]]> Cardinal corner
A different day but the same results. The Stanford women's swimming and diving team placed first in all five contested events Thursday at the Pac-12 championships in Federal Way.]]>
<![CDATA[Pinewood boys get the offense moving in CCS D-5 victory]]> Host Pinewood led 31-6 after one quarter and 52-9 at halftime before turning off the jets in Thursday's 67-19 CCS Division V victory over Kehillah Jewish, in which a running clock was employed in the fourth quarter.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford sailing to the far corners of the country]]> Stanford's sailing team begins its spring schedule this weekend when it sends squads to opposite ends of the country to compete in the McIntyre Team Race in Redwood City and the Charleston Women's Trophy in Charleston, South Carolina.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo College names Hart as women's soccer coach]]> San Francisco native Robin Hart was announced as Menlo College women's soccer coach on Thursday. She spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach at NCAA Division II Cal State Sonoma, where she helped the team to a CCAA regular season championship in 2015 and a runner-up finish in 2016.]]> <![CDATA[M-A freshman comes up big in CCS soccer victory over Paly]]> Goalkeeper Charlie McKay's varsity high school career is five games old and he played like a four-year veteran in helping Menlo-Atherton survive penalty kicks and advance in the CCS Division I tournament. ]]> <![CDATA[The Knights record a Boom-ing road victory in Santa Cruz]]> CCS Girls soccer
Freshman Cameron Boom had three goals and an assist to help lead Menlo School to a first-round CCS Division II girls soccer victory in Santa Cruz. Sacred Heart Prep, also in Division II, and Gunn, in Division I, each suffered home losses.]]>
<![CDATA[Sacred Heart Prep boys shock Prospect in CCS soccer]]> The Sacred Heart Prep boys soccer team pulled off a shocker. The Gators, seeded No. 16 in the Central Coast Section Division II playoffs, went on the road Wednesday and knocked off No. 1 seed Prospect 1-0.]]> <![CDATA[Shaw's brilliant goals carry the Knights to CCS win]]> In the age of video, one can only hope a camera was rolling when Menlo School's Alistair Shaw delivered what proved to be the game-winning goal on Wednesday. Playing No. 15 Overfelt of San Jose in a Central Coast Section Division II first-round boys soccer match, the junior Shaw had a goal for the ages in the first overtime period.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford women in tune on first day of Pac-12 swimming]]> Cardinal corner
Two events, two victories and top-ranked Stanford opened the Pac-12 women's swimming and diving championships in Federal Way, WA on top. The Cardinal also threw in an American and NCAA record, and the fastest 50-yard freestyle split ever recorded. ]]>
<![CDATA[Kehillah Jewish makes the most of its first CCS appearance]]> CCS Division V
Kehillah Jewish rode the energy of senior guard Yuval Luria and the dynamic scoring duo of Manor and senior Sam Feldman to a surprising 48-34 victory over host Mid-Peninsula in a Division V contest that meant a lot to both teams.]]>
<![CDATA[Gunn boys have a chance to end the season on a positive note]]> Prep report
Gunn took control in the second half Tuesday and pulled away for a 66-54 victory over Westmont in the opening round of the Central Coast Section Division II boys basketball playoffs.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford grad Azevedo bids water polo a fond farewell]]> Stanford grad and five-time Olympian Tony Azevedo, 35, announced his retirement from men's water polo Sunday in Long Beach.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford's Fischer named MPSF Newcomer of the Week]]> Cardinal corner
Stanford freshman Makenzie Fischer earned Mountain Pacific Sports Federation/Kap7 Newcomer of the Week honors for the second time this season the conference announced Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Cardinal women rally to take 'Big Easy' by storm]]> College golf
The top-ranked Stanford women's golf team won for the second consecutive week, pulling away for an 11-stroke victory on Monday in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate at breezy English Turn Golf & Country Club.]]>
<![CDATA[Gunn boys draw early CCS basketball, soccer openers]]> Prep report
UPDATE: The Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo girls basketball teams will be playing their quarterfinal games Saturday at Notre Dame-Belmont. Times to be determined.
Gunn High gets an early start in the Central Coast Section boys basketball and boys soccer playoffs, with both playing on Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Seniors get a win in their final basketball game at Maples]]> Sophomore Alanna Smith scored 17 points, junior Brittany McPhee added 16 and the 10th-ranked Cardinal took care of business, beating visiting California, 72-54, to remain in a first-place tie with Oregon State in the Pac-12 Conference standings.]]> <![CDATA[Paly boys, girls basketball teams find Open door closed]]> Both the boys and girls basketball teams from Palo Alto High were candidates to be included in their respective Central Coast Section Open Division fields. But at Sunday’s seeding meeting each was left out of the Open, instead receiving No. 1 seeds in Division I.]]>