Athletes of the Week
Posted October 02, 2009
Emily and Becca Dorst
Menlo-Atherton water polo
The sisters helped the Bears go 6-0 in water polo as Becca, a senior, scored 22 goals and Emily, a junior goalie, had over 40 saves to help M-A win four matches and the MacDonald Invitational championship.
Sacred Heart Prep water polo
The senior scored 19 goals in four water polo victories as the Gators swept to the championship of the CCS-NCS Challenge, topped by a 9-8 victory over Acalanes in the finals where Culpan scored four goals to avenge SHP's only loss.
Jennie ChristensenWoodside Priory cross country
Erin McLaughlinCastilleja volleyball
Erin RobinsonGunn cross country
Heather SmithSacred Heart Prep water polo
Marietta TuionetoaMenlo-Atherton tennis
Melanie WadePalo Alto volleyball
Philip BambergSacred Heart Prep water polo
Christoph BonoPalo Alto football
Michael BrownMenlo-Atherton football
Chris GaertnerSacred Heart Prep football
Blake JohnsonGunn football
Jed SpringerMenlo-Atherton water polo
Short story writers wanted!
The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.