PaloAltoOnline.com http://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us <![CDATA[Menlo has plenty to celebrate on homecoming, a win over M-A]]> Friday's prep football
Senior cornerback/wide receiver Jack Marren accounted for three touchdowns, including an interception for a score, to lead the Knights to a 28-20 PAL Bay Division football victory over crosstown rival Menlo-Atherton on Friday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Callinan's first career goal worth the wait for Stanford]]> Jimmy Callinan had gone 65 career matches without scoring a collegiate goal. He corrected that in his 66th game on Friday night. The senior captain's 54th minute tally was the highlight of No. 11 Stanford men's soccer team's 3-0 win at USF.
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<![CDATA[Former Stanford ace Guthrie beats the Giants in World Series]]> Of local note
Former Stanford ace Jeremy Guthrie recorded his first career postseason victory, beating the San Francisco Giants in the third game of the World Series on Friday at AT&T Park.
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<![CDATA[Lutz is lights out in top-ranked Stanford's block party]]> Redshirt freshman Merete Lutz was the life of the party, recording 10 blocks to go with 12 kills as the top-ranked Cardinal women's volleyball team maintained its spotless start to the season with a 25-20, 30-28, 20-25, 27-25 victory over the Bruins in Pac-12 action.
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<![CDATA[Howe wins twice and Stanford women beat OSU in swim meet]]> Cardinal corner
Sacred Heart Prep grad Ally Howe won twice and freshman sensation Simone Manuel added three wins as the Stanford women's swimming team beat visiting Oregon State, 134-117, in a Pac-12 Conference meet Friday.
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<![CDATA[No medals for SHP, M-A or Menlo boys in North-South polo]]> Sacred Heart Prep, Menlo School and Menlo-Atherton won't be bringing home any medals from the ninth annual North-South Water Polo Challenge that wraps up on Saturday at the SHP and M-A pools.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto, Menlo-Atherton girls wrap up tennis titles]]> Thursday's prep roundup
The Palo Alto and Menlo-Atherton girls tennis teams both have one regular-season league match remaining next week. Those matches, however, won't have much impact on the rest of the season.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford's former No. 1 class has earned that volleyball spot]]> When Stanford junior outside hitter Jordan Burgess takes the time to look around the locker room, she's amazed at the collection of all-stars surrounding her. Burgess was part of a recruiting class in 2012 that was considered the top recruiting class in the nation by a wide margin at the time and four of the five newcomers started as freshmen.]]> <![CDATA[Cardinal men picked for fifth in Pac-12 hoops poll]]> Stanford, which reached the Sweet Sixteen last year, was tabbed to finish fifth in this year's Pac-12 Conference Coaches Poll released Thursday.
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<![CDATA[Some things don't change: Stanford tabbed Pac-12 favorite]]> The roster has changed over the years but there's been one constant this millennium: Stanford being voted the preseason favorite in Pac-12 Conference women's basketball coaches poll.
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<![CDATA[Darrin Nelson to be honored for Hall of Fame induction]]> Former Stanford All-American football player and 2014 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame inductee Darrin Nelson will be honored during Saturday's Stanford home game against Oregon State, which kicks off at 12:30 p.m.]]> <![CDATA[North-South tourney offers top water polo talent in nation]]> Harvard-Westlake is regarded as the No. 1 boys water team in America. The Wolverines are ranked No. 1 in the CIF Southern Section and are off to the best start in program history at 18-0.]]> <![CDATA[Paly names former assistant as new head wrestling coach]]> Braumon Creighton has been the assistant wrestling coach at Palo Alto High since 2011. It's a position he no longer fills, because Creighton is now the team's new head coach -- replacing the veteran Dave Duran.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo School girls upset in WBAL volleyball action]]> Tuesday's prep roundup
The Menlo School girls suffered their first loss in West Bay Athletic League (Foothill Division) volleyball action as visiting Harker rallied from a 2-0 deficit to post a 24-26, 20-25, 25-22, 25-19, 15-13 victory on Tuesday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Gunn water polo teams move closer to defending their titles]]> While Gunn is celebrating its 50th year anniversary this school year, the Titans' water polo program may have something special to celebrate, as well.]]> <![CDATA[Shaw's Stanford coaching start comparable to Pop Warner]]> In the long history of Stanford football, only Pop Warner's nine-year run as coach, between 1924-32, compares favorably to David Shaw's current run. Warner was 37-8-3 over his first 48 games, while Shaw checks in at 38-10 heading into Saturday's 12:30 p.m. Pac-12 game against visiting Oregon State.
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<![CDATA[Stanford freshman captures USTA/ITA regional singles title]]> Stanford freshman Tom Fawcett captured his first career singles title by defeating Santa Clara's Ashot Khacharyan, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1, in the final of the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships on Tuesday at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo School to induct five new members into its Hall of Fame]]> Menlo School will have five new inductees for its Athletics Hall of Fame to highlight homecoming week. The induction ceremony is Friday at the Athletic Center at 5:30 p.m., following the Burlingame at Menlo football game at 3 p.m.]]> <![CDATA[Luck shines brightest for ex-Stanford players in Week 7]]> Andrew Luck kept the Indianapolis Colts rolling with their AFC-best fifth straight win by picking apart the Cincinnati Bengals for 344 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-0 blanking on Sunday.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford, California fit to be tied in Pac-12 soccer]]> Zach Batteer scored late in regulation to bring the Stanford men's soccer team even with visiting California in a Pac-12 Conference match that ended in a 1-1 draw Monday night.
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<![CDATA[Stanford freshman Fawcett reaches ITA tourney final]]> Freshman Tom Fawcett will play for his first career singles title on Tuesday during the final day of competition at the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford athletes earn weekly honors in three different sports]]> Stanford volleyball junior setter Madi Bugg, cross-country runner Maksim Korolev and water polo goalie Drew Holland all have received weekly honors following standout performances last week. ]]> <![CDATA[Stanford falls from AP Top 25, 72-week streak ends]]> Stanford fell from the Associated Press Top 25 rankings on Sunday for the first time since 2010, snapping a school-record streak of 72 consecutive weeks ranked in the poll. But the Cardinal (4-3 overall, 2-2 Pac-12 Conference) has bigger concerns heading into its final five regular season games.]]> <![CDATA[Lacy, Hill run to runner-up finishes at Monterey Bay race]]> Weekend prep roundup
Menlo School senior Lizzie Lacy and Sacred Heart Prep senior Daniel Hill both ran to second-place finishes during races Saturday at the Monterey Bay Invitational at Toro Park in Salinas. ]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford freshmen reach USTA/ITA tennis semifinals]]> Freshmen Tom Fawcett and David Hsu will square off in an all-Stanford semifinal when play continues Monday morning at the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.]]> <![CDATA[Dramatic finish means a home golf title for Stanford]]> Cardinal corner
Mariah Stackhouse calmly sank a 33-foot birdie putt on the final hole of the Stanford Intercollegiate to secure a share of the team title for the Stanford women's golf team Sunday. Stackhouse's putt completed her even-par 71 round and helped the Cardinal rebound to tie with USC for top honors among the 17-team field.
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