PaloAltoOnline.com http://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us <![CDATA[2015 Central Coast Section track and field leaders]]> Girls 300 hurdles -- Miklos (Gunn) 44.28; 2, Mount (Notre Dame-San Jose) 44.48; 3, Lanovaz (Los Gatos) 46.38; 4, Seaman (St. Francis) 46.72; 5, Duong (Milpitas) 47.45; 6, Le (Leigh) 47.69; 7, Drobnick (Half Moon Bay) 48.11; 8, Scattini (Notre Dame (Salinas)) 48.33; 9, Buck (Salinas) 48.43; 10, de Sauvage (Aragon) 48.45.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford's Manuel earns Pac-12 swimming honor]]> Stanford freshman Simone Manuel has been named the Pac-12 Women's Swimming Freshman/Newcomer of the Year, the conference office announced Wednesday, following a record-breaking season. ]]> <![CDATA[Lichti knew his scoring record would go eventually]]> Todd Lichti knew it was only a matter of time before someone surpassed him as Stanford basketball's career scoring leader. Turns out it took 26 years. "It was always going to be broken at some point," said Lichti, 48. "In jest, I just sometimes say I babysat it for a while."]]> <![CDATA[Randle seemingly was destined to be great for Stanford]]> Prior to his much-ballyhooed arrival in Silicon Valley, before he ever strolled the Main Quad of Stanford's tree-lined campus, Chasson Randle was in rarefied air.]]> <![CDATA[Cardinal baseball snaps three-game losing streak]]> Stanford roundup
The Stanford baseball team used four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally past San Francisco, 5-3, at Sunken Diamond on Tuesday evening. The Cardinal snapped a three-game losing streak with its fourth straight nonconference midweek win.]]>
<![CDATA[Randle leads Stanford men into NIT championship game]]> For Chasson Randle, the Garden was Eden. And the bite he took out of the Big Apple has given him eternal life -- in the annals of Stanford basketball as he became Stanford's all-time leading scorer while carrying the Cardinal into the championship game of the Postseason NIT.]]> <![CDATA[Orrange receives AP All-America honorable mention]]> Stanford notes
Stanford senior Amber Orrange earned Associated Press All-America honorable mention honors in voting announced by the organization on Tuesday. She finished her career in 2014-15 averaging career bests in points (13.3) and rebounds (4.0).]]>
<![CDATA[Gunn baseball keeps streak alive with nonleague win over Menlo]]> It has been quite a turnaround for the Gunn baseball team this season. The Titans opened the year with three straight losses, topped by a 26-5 beating administered by rival Palo Alto. Since then, however, the Titans have been nearly perfect.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford's Williams earns Pac-12 track and field honor]]> Cardinal corner
Stanford freshman Harrison Williams was named Pac-12 Men's Track Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays last week.]]>
<![CDATA[Bonnie Samuelson named to 3-point shooting contest]]> Stanford senior forward Bonnie Samuelson has been selected to participate in the 2015 State Farm 3-Point Championship. The event, now in its 27th year, will take place on Thursday at Butler's Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis and be televised live on ESPN starting at 4 p.m.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto's Pederson gives Dodgers plenty to consider]]> Of local note
Palo Alto High grad Joc Pederson doesn't bother wondering if he's going to open the Major League Baseball season as the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting center fielder. He's just trying to get better.]]>
<![CDATA[Milestones highlight Cardinal water polo win over the Aggies]]> Stanford roundup
Kiley Neushul, Anna Yelizarova and Gabby Stone reached personal milestones as the second-ranked Stanford women's water polo team beat visiting UC Davis, 14-3, in a nonconference match Sunday in Avery Aquatic Complex.]]>
<![CDATA[Morris rejoins USA men's soccer senior national team]]> U.S. men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added Stanford forward Jordan Morris to the roster it was announced Sunday morning. Morris joins the senior team after scoring the opening goal in the U-23 MNT's 5-2 win against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Friday in Tuzla.]]> <![CDATA[Cardinal men continue NCAA swimming streak, earning sixth]]> For the 35th consecutive season, Stanford finished in the top-10 of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. The Cardinal walked away Saturday from Iowa's Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium with 209 points for sixth place to end the three-day event.]]> <![CDATA[McNealy wins The Goodwin, Stanford finishes third]]> Cardinal corner
Portola Valley resident Maverick McNealy overcame a three-shot deficit to chase down UAB's Will Cannon and earn medalist honors at The Goodwin at Stanford Golf Course on Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford women take care of Sun Devils in MPSF water polo]]> Stanford survived its trip to Arizona State, beating the eighth-ranked Sun Devils, 10-4, in a MPSF contest Saturday. It was a nice day to be in the pool, with temperatures nearing triple digits.]]> <![CDATA[Current, ex-Stanford runners help USA teams in cross country]]> Stanford's Maksim Korolev finished 57th at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships on Saturday morning in Guiyang, China.
Chris Derrick ('12), a 14-time All-America For the Cardinal and three-time U.S. champion, was 24th (36:45), leading the U.S. to a seventh-place finish.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford men set two records at NCAA swim championships]]> Stanford moved into sixth place with 156 points after Friday's action at the NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships hosted by Iowa at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford women end season with loss to Notre Dame]]> Bonnie Samuelson scored 17 points, Amber Orrange and Erica McCall each added 12, but the 14th-ranked Stanford women's basketball team lost to No. 2 Notre Dame, 81-60, in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament in Oklahoma City on Friday night.]]> <![CDATA[Cardinal gives up lead, loses Pac-12 baseball game in final inning]]> Stanford roundup
Arizona State scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to spoil Stanford's perfectly fine evening at Phoenix Muni on Friday. The rally gave the host Sun Devils a 7-6 Pac-12 victory over the Cardinal, which remains winless in conference play.]]>
<![CDATA[Eastside Prep girls fall short in state Division V title game]]> Kayla Tahaafe scored 12 points and Chacitty Cunningham added 11, but the Eastside College Prep girls' basketball team lost to La Jolla Country Day, 40-36, in the CIF State Division V Championships on Friday morning at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley.]]> <![CDATA[Nolan sets American record in winning 200 IM at NCAAs]]> David Nolan set an American record in the 200 IM, winning the event in 1:39.38 at the NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Iowa City on Thursday. Nolan became the first swimmer to go under 1:40 in the event.]]> <![CDATA[Williams closes in on Stanford's most revered track and field record]]> Cardinal corner
Harrison Williams scored 7,518 points to finish second at the Texas Relays behind Stanford volunteer assistant coach Evan Weinstock, who scored a personal record 7,557. Williams finished only 74 points behind Stanford grad and Olympic gold medalist Bob Mathias' recognized school mark of 7,592. ]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford women's crew ready to race in Pac-12 Challenge]]> After months of intense training, the Stanford women's rowing team will start its spring racing season on Saturday when it hosts the Pac-12 Women's Challenge at Redwood Shores. The Cardinal, despite losing eight seniors from last year's fourth place finish at the NCAA Championships, returns a committed group that is eyeing another run this season.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto baseball falls out of first-place tie]]> The Palo Alto baseball team came up just short of being alone in first place, as visiting division rival Wilcox downed the Vikings, 6-3, in a SCVAL De Anza Division matchup on Wednesday.]]>