PaloAltoOnline.com http://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us Copyright 2016 PaloAltoOnline.com Palo Alto Online http://PaloAltoOnline.com/art/top_logo.png http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Neushul's hat trick helps U.S. women top Russia in water polo]]> Stanford grad Kiely Neushul recorded a hat trick and Maddie Musselman added three goals as the United States women's water polo team thumped Russia, 15-7, Sunday at UCLA as part of the Send-off to Rio series.]]> <![CDATA[Venus Williams meets Konta for the Bank of the West Classic title]]> Venus Williams willed herself into the finals of the Bank of the West Classic on Saturday night, beating fellow American Alison Riske, 6-1, 7-6 (2), even as she seemed to be struggling.]]> <![CDATA[Cardinal incoming freshman Lee is runner-up at USGA junior nationals]]> Of local note
Stanford incoming freshman Andrea Lee fell, 4 and 2, to Korean Eun Jeong Seong in the championship match of the U.S. Girls junior nationals at Ridgewood Country Club in New Jersey on Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Bellis learns a thing or two about tennis from Venus]]> CiCi Bellis learned a lot of lessons at the Bank of the West Classic. It looks like she's going to be learning a lot more on the campus after officially committing to Stanford.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford grad Press helps USA win in women's soccer match]]> Stanford grad Christen Press scored a goal and the United States women's Olympic soccer team beat Costa Rica, 4-0, on Friday night in Kansas City, KN. It was Team USA's final tune-up before traveling to Brazil for the 2016 Olympic Games.]]> <![CDATA[Team USA women beat Russia in send-off water polo series]]> Maddie Musselman scored six times in front of a sold-out crowd at Cathedral Catholic High in San Diego Thursday night and the U.S. Olympic women's water polo team beat Russia, 16-5, in the first of a three-game set that concludes non-Olympic competition.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford golf recruit to play for girls junior title]]> Of local note
Incoming Stanford freshman Andrea Lee defeated top-seeded Hye-Jin Choi of South Korea, 1-up, in the semifinals of the U.S. Girls Junior Golf Championships at The Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J. on Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Utsumi brings attention to women's water polo history]]> Kyle Utsumi, who will begin a new chapter in his life this fall as an eighth-grade teacher at Woodside Priory, completed another chapter recently by detailing the rise of the sport and what it took to bring it to the attention of the American public in his book, "Sydney's Silver Lining."
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<![CDATA[Former Stanford football coach Green passes away]]> Dennis Green, Stanford's head football coach from 1989-91 and a member of the Cardinal staff for six seasons, died Thursday night at the age of 67. "Stanford football will miss Coach Green and forever be grateful," Cardinal coach David Shaw said.]]> <![CDATA[Thompson won't return to Stanford women's basketball team]]> Stanford guard Lili Thompson will not play for the Stanford women's basketball team in her senior year at the school according to a report in the Mercury-News filed Thursday.]]> <![CDATA[Bellis makes it to the quarterfinal round at Bank of the West Classic]]> CiCi Bellis continued her run through the Bank of the West Classic, beating fellow American Sachia Vickery, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, Thursday in the second round at Stanford's Taube Family Tennis Stadium.]]> <![CDATA[Olympics bring different tennis personalities, talents together]]> Although the Bank of the West Classic brings a wide variety of professional women's tennis players to the courts at Stanford University, the top four seed players for the event all had one thing in common: a mindset for the upcoming Rio Olympics.]]> <![CDATA[For ex-Stanford player Markisha Coleman, basketball is still central]]> Markisha Coleman remains immersed in basketball, as a player, a coach, a mentor and volunteer. Playing in the San Francisco Women's Pro-Am keeps her involved and in shape. She's also making an impact as a coach at Menlo-Atherton.]]> <![CDATA[SJSU's Hardee introduced as Menlo College softball coach]]> Menlo College Director of Athletics Keith Spataro introduced Christen Hardee as the ninth softball coach in Menlo College history, which dates to 1991.
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<![CDATA[English rugby club to hold an event in East Palo Alto]]> Of local note
The Harlequin Football Club, a rugby team based in London, will make an appearance at Rich May Field in East Palo Alto on Monday, August 1, 2016 between 4 pm and 7 pm., which includes a series of clinics divided by age.]]>
<![CDATA[Venus Williams wins a tough match at the Bank of the West Classic]]> Venus Williams found a third gear in her third set Wednesday and staved off an upset bid by Magda Linette to capture a 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-2 victory in the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford.]]> <![CDATA[Gunn grad Acker honored as Pac-12 Woman of the Year]]> Gunn grad Rachael Acker was named Pac-12 Conference Woman of the Year, Commissioner Larry Scott announced. Acker, who swam for California the past four years, becomes the Conference's candidate for the NCAA Woman of the Year]]> <![CDATA[A busy track and field week ahead for the Peninsula Flyers]]> Menlo School sophomore Alexandra Chan will be a little busy next week. If everything goes according to schedule, she'll be competing in at least one event a day at the USATF National Olympic Track and Field Championships to be held at Hornet Stadium on the campus of Sacramento State, beginning Monday and running through Sunday, July 31.]]>