Palo Alto Weekly

Sports - May 13, 2011

Sports Shorts

OF LOCAL NOTE . . . Pinewood senior basketball standout Hailie Eackles has earned another slew of honors, this time from Cal-Hi Sports. Eackles was named the state's Most Valuable Player for Division V girls in addition to being named to the all-state first team for that division. Eackles also was named third team all-state for all divisions. Earlier, Eackles received Division V MVP honors and second-team all-state accolades from MaxPreps. Also named to the Division V all-state team were two Pinewood teammates, senior guards Kelsey Morehead and Mirando Seto. They, along with Eackles, led the Panthers to back-to-back state titles. Senior guard Ahjalee Harvey of Eastside Prep also received Division V all-state honors as did Castilleja senior forward Natasha von Kaeppler, who recently changed her mind on her college choice and will attend Stanford next season instead of Yale . . . Menlo Park resident Tim Goode recently received a first-place award for Best Website from the Outdoor Writers Association of California (OWAC). Goode received the award for his NorCalFishingNews.com site. . . . The Nike Win Forever Workshop, featuring Stanford football coach David Shaw and Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks, will be held Sunday at Stanford Stadium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shaw, Carroll and the Win Forever staff will offer free coaching workshops for coaches and community leaders.

LOCAL BASEBALL . . . Palo Alto Babe Ruth Baseball will hold its opening day on Saturday at Baylands Athletic Center. The Old Pro will take on Corium (8:30 a.m.) to open the activities before the Opening Ceremony is held at 11:30 a.m. Games will continue throughout the day, capped by Mountain View Colonial against DFJ at 7 p.m. . . . Palo Alto American Legion Post 375 will hold two tryouts for the upcoming season, the first on May 28 and the second on May 30th, both from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Palo Alto High.

COACHING CORNER . . . Castilleja is looking for qualified coaches to fill the following positions: Director of Sports Performance, freshman volleyball, JV volleyball and JV basketball. Information on all jobs can be found at http://www.castilleja.org/page.cfm?p=129 . . .

Sacred Heart Prep is seeking frosh-soph and freshman football coaches as well as a girls' junior varsity volleyball coach for next season. All interested applicants should contact SHP Athletic Director Frank Rodriguez via email at frodriguez@shschools.org or by phone at (650) 473-4031 . . . Menlo-Atherton High School is looking for an assistant volleyball coach. Anyone interested should contact Mary Podesta at mpodesta@seq.org.

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