If it is local and useful, it is on en-us <![CDATA[Price's perfect vault leads Stanford past Oregon State]]> Women's gymnastics
Elizabeth Price attained the first 10.0 score in Stanford women's gymnastics competition in eight years and it helped the No. 19 Cardinal recorded a season best score in beating visiting No. 10 Oregon State, 197.000-196.450, Monday night in Pac-12 action.
<![CDATA[Palo Alto High grad Jenks signs Finnish pro soccer contract]]> Of local note
Palo Alto High graduate Kelly Jenks (Class of 2010) has just signed a pro soccer contract with Finnish Professional League Team Kokkola 10FC.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford's Boote on early list to compete in the Walker Cup]]> Cardinal corner
Stanford junior golfer David Boote was selected to an initial 20-man squad for the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team to face the United States at Royal Lytham & St. Annes in September, as recently announced by The R&A.]]>
<![CDATA[Pinewood girls among the nation's best after 13-2 start]]> Prep basketball
One year ago, the Pinewood girls were 14-1 in their first 15 basketball games. The Panthers eventually improved to 24-1 and wrapped up a 30-3 season by winning the CIF Division V state championship.]]>
<![CDATA[Paly soccer teams head into second half of season on top]]> Weekend prep roundup
The Palo Alto boys and girls have a day off on Tuesday while the rest of their respective SCVAL De Anza Division soccer foes battle it out. The bye perhaps comes at a good time, after both Paly squads won three times last week.]]>
<![CDATA[Schram gives Cardinal wrestlers edge over Arizona State]]> Stanford roundup
Redshirt freshman Connor Schram gave the Stanford wrestling team the lead and the Cardinal held on to beat visiting Arizona State, 18-13, Sunday in a Pac-12 match.
<![CDATA[Thompson leads Stanford women past USC in Pac-12 hoops]]> Lili Thompson scored 21 points, making her first 12 free throws in the process, in helping the 11th-ranked Stanford women's basketball team shoot past host USC, 71-60, in a Pac-12 Conference contest.
<![CDATA[Stanford seniors enjoy special night in hoops victory]]> Call it senior's night out. Chasson Randle, Anthony Brown and Stefan Nastic played a game for the record books. Senior Elliott Bullock also had a big hand in making the late night special for Stanford, which beat visiting Arizona State, 89-70, Saturday night.
<![CDATA[Cardinal swimmers take victory lap through Arizona State]]> Stanford roundup
Freshman Janet Hu led the way with two individual victories as the No. 3 Stanford women's swimming and diving team captured its second win in as many days in Arizona. The Cardinal topped host Arizona State, 131-100, to stay unbeaten against Pac-12 opponents.
<![CDATA[Paly alone in first after knocking Mtn. View out of top spot]]> Prep girls basketball
Using a big fourth quarter, the Palo Alto girls rolled to a 53-40 victory over visiting Mountain View on Friday night and grabbed sole possession of first place in the SCVAL De Anza Division basketball race. ]]>
<![CDATA[SHP boys alone in first place in WBAL basketball race]]> Boys prep basketball
Sacred Heart Prep's Mason Randall scored 21 points, including four 3-pointers, to help his team to a 60-46 West Bay Athletic League basketball victory over visiting Pinewood on Friday night. ]]>
<![CDATA[Roberson helps Stanford women rally to hoops win]]> Briana Roberson earned her first start and played like she wanted to stay there, scoring a career-high 21 points as the 11th-ranked Stanford women's basketball team rallied from another slow start to beat host UCLA, 79-70, in a Pac-12 Conference contest Friday night.
<![CDATA[Conaton a double winner for Stanford men in swim win]]> Cardinal corner
Patrick Conaton was a double winner in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke, while David Nolan and Thomas Stephens stood up well in the sprint events as the 10th-ranked Stanford men's swimming team beat Host Arizona, 160-101, in a Pac-12 Conference dual meet Friday.
<![CDATA[Another national gymnastics honor for Stanford's Modi]]> Sophomore gymnast Akash Modi of the No. 2-ranked Stanford men's team was named the College Gymnastics Association Gymnast of the Week for the second consecutive week, as announced by the organization Thursday.]]> <![CDATA[Local boys named to California-Hawaii All-America team]]> Seven local boys have been selected by high school water polo coaches to the California-Hawaii All-America team. All seven players are now eligible for the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association All-America team, which will be announced in July. ]]> <![CDATA[Paly soccer teams remain on top after big victories]]> Prep soccer roundup
The Palo Alto boys and girls remain in first place in their respective SCVAL De Anza Division soccer races following solid victories over Homestead on Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[SHP girls end streak, take control of WBAL soccer race]]> Since they began playing against each other in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill Division) in 2009, the Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep girls are dead even. The Gators, however, still hold the upper hand.]]> <![CDATA[Randle reaches scoring milestone in Stanford loss]]> Men's basketball
Chasson Randle scored 26 points and reached a scoring milestone, but the Stanford men's basketball team could not match visiting No. 7 Arizona's firepower, dropping an 89-82 decision to the Wildcats in a Pac-12 Conference contest Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford recruit is nation's top cross-country runner again]]> Cardinal notes
Stanford signee Grant Fisher, a senior at Michigan's Grand Blanc High School, was named a repeat winner of the Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year award on Thursday. Fisher captured his second consecutive Foot Locker national championship in December in San Diego.]]>
<![CDATA[SHP boys rally from 2-0 deficit to survive in soccer]]> Wednesday's prep roundup
A possible undefeated soccer season in the West Bay Athletic League was slipping away for the Sacred Heart Prep boys when they fell behind by two goals against host Crystal Springs on Wednesday. But, the Gators never gave up.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford men drop home volleyball match to the 49ers]]> Daniel Tublin had 16 kills and 12 digs but the 12th-ranked Stanford men's volleyball team fell to visiting Long Beach State, 18-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-22, in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match Wednesday night.
<![CDATA[Orrange among 20 still in running for Wooden Award]]> Stanford senior point guard Amber Orrange was among 20 women's basketball players named to the John R. Wooden Award Women's Midseason Top 20, it was announced Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA[Castilleja coach Brenda Villa named to Pan Am committee]]> Brenda Villa, the most decorated athlete in international women's water polo history, has been named to the Executive Committee of the Union Americana De Nacion (UANA) through the 2019 Pan American Games.]]> <![CDATA[SHP, Pinewood boys set for first-place showdown]]> Prep basketball
The three-way tie in the West Bay Athletic League boys' basketball race is down to just a pair of teams, and that tie will change again on Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Palo Alto boys finally break through to beat Mountain View]]> Prep boys soccer
The Palo Alto boys soccer team has had a thorn in its side for a number of years, and that annoyance was Mountain View. Entering this SCVAL De Anza Division season, the Vikings had been winless against the Spartans in six straight matches. ]]>
<![CDATA[Paly girls bounce back from first loss, earn co-lead in soccer]]> Prep girls soccer
The Palo Alto girls defeated Mountain View for the first time since 2007 on Tuesday and the victory couldn't have come at a better time as the Vikings' 2-0 triumph moved them into a tie for first place in the SCVAL De Anza Division soccer race.