If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2016 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[3-point shooting a long-range goal for Menlo School girls]]> Prep report
Sam Erisman scored 18 points, Mallory North added 17 and the Menlo School girls' basketball team downed visiting Rincon Valley Christian, 66-33, on Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Cardinal men seek another milestone in soccer history]]> In the College Cup for the second consecutive season and fifth time overall, Pac-12 champion Stanford (14-3-4) heads to Houston for a national semifinal against North Carolina (14-3-3) at BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday, Dec. 9 at 5:45 p.m. on ESPNU.]]> <![CDATA[M-A, Manteca line up for a berth in a state playoff game]]> Menlo-Atherton has the opportunity to win a Northern California Division 3-AA regional championship and advance to a state championship game with a win over Manteca. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday at M-A.]]> <![CDATA[Bears hang on to beat Panthers in early hoops showdown]]> Prep report
For all the success the two local programs, separated by a scant few miles, have achieved in recent years, the Menlo-Atherton and Eastside girls basketball teams had not played each other in a regular-season game until Wednesday, when the host Bears used a fourth-quarter rally to pull out a 52-45 victory.
<![CDATA[2016 Boys' all-league water polo teams]]> ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION
Most Valuable Player: Quinn Hamilton, Sr, Gunn
Most Valuable Goalie: Jack Gregov, Sr., Homestead
Most Valuable Field Player: Jared Stanley, Sr., Palo Alto]]>
<![CDATA[2016 Girls' all-league water polo teams]]> ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION
Most Valuable Player: Julia Santos, Jr, Los Altos
Most Valuable Goalie: Zoe Banks, Jr, Gunn
<![CDATA[Stanford duo named to field hockey All-American team]]> Cardinal corner
Caroline Beaudoin and Kelsey Bing were named Longstreth/NFHCA Third Team All-Americans, as announced Wednesday by the organizations.]]>
<![CDATA[McCaffrey explains his decision to turn professional]]> In his own words
I love Stanford more than anything. It will be extremely hard to leave. I feel humbled and inspired every day by the peers who surround me. I came to Stanford because I wanted to be challenged more than I ever have in my life. And that desire is shared by everyone who walks on this campus, by people who literally will change the world.]]>
<![CDATA[Vikings get the jump on Sacred Heart Prep in season opener]]> Prep basketball
Juniors Max Dorward and Spencer Rojahn helped get Palo Alto's boys' basketball season off to a fast start Tuesday in the Vikings' 80-55 victory over Sacred Heart Prep in the opening round of the Burlingame Lions tournament.]]>
<![CDATA[Palo Alto scores early, hangs on to beat Menlo-Atherton]]> Junior Neil Verwillow scored early in the first half and then had to leave the game late in the first half with an apparent upper body injury. He was in long enough to help the Palo Alto boys soccer team beat visiting Menlo-Atherton, 1-0, in a nonleague contest Tuesday between two of the top teams in the area.]]> <![CDATA[Cardinal women's soccer coaching staff rules the Pacific]]> Stanford roundup
Stanford's coaching staff was named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Regional Staff of the Year in the Pacific region, as announced by the organization recently.]]>
<![CDATA[Menlo-Atherton grad Klein returns to coach baseball]]> David Klein stayed close to home after graduating from Menlo-Atherton and UC Santa Barbara. Now he's even closer. Klein, an all-Bay Area catcher while playing for the Bears, returns as the school's baseball coach. The school made it official Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Vikings strike a big number in girls soccer]]> Prep report
Six different players scored and the Palo Alto girls soccer team went on to beat visiting Capuchino, 7-0, in a nonleague match Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford's Thatcher dives in FINA World Junior meet]]> Cardinal corner
Stanford diver Cameron Thatcher competed at the FINA World Junior Diving Championships this past weekend in Kazan, Russia.]]>
<![CDATA[Gunn grad McElfresh a Division II All-America men's soccer]]> Of local note
UC San Diego men's soccer stars Cameron McElfresh, a Gunn grad, and Kuba Waligorski were officially unveiled as National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division II All-Americans.]]>
<![CDATA[Menlo-Atherton hosts 3-AA NorCal football playoff game]]> Prep report
Menlo-Atherton will continue its football journey with a Northern California contest at home against Manteca Friday at 7:30 p.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Cardinal women head into hoops break with a solid victory]]> Erica McCall recorded her third consecutive double-double in Stanford's 68-42 nonconference women's basketball victory over visiting UC Davis on Sunday. ]]> <![CDATA[Gunn boys basketball thriving in a 'rebuilding year']]> The Gunn boys basketball team never trailed Saturday and ran away with a 70-46 victory over Wilcox in the championship game of the 61st annual James Lick Invitational.]]> <![CDATA[The Knights make their own state volleyball history]]> After losing in its first five state championship match appearances, the Menlo School girls' volleyball team shook off the negative history, beating Point Loma-San Diego, 25-18, 25-13, 25-21, at Santiago Canyon College for the CIF Division IV title on Saturday.