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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Cardinal corner: Stanford in synch for U.S. Collegiate crown

The Stanford synchronized swimming team tries for its second consecutive U.S. Collegiate Championship crown on Saturday at Ohio State University.

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Stanford men keep their place in NCAA swimming finals

Abrahm DeVine set a program record while finishing fifth with a 3:37.73 in the 400 IM and No. 5 Stanford held onto sixth place on Friday at the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships at the Indiana University Natatorium.

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Stanford women seek the win at the end of the rainbow

Erica McCall recorded 23 points and 12 rebounds, Karlie Samuelson scored 15 points and the eighth-ranked Stanford women's basketball topped No. 14 Texas, 77-66, on Friday night to reach the Lexington Region final of the NCAA tournament.

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Eastside rolls over Rolling Hills to win state title

The Eastside Prep girls basketball team made its third consecutive trip to the Division V state finals Friday. But this one was nothing like the first two. Instead of having to battle down to the final buzzer, the Panthers opened a big lead early and never let up in a 63-40 victory over Rolling Hills Prep at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Prep report: SHP swims to pair of nonleague victories

Gaby Ma, Corinne Charlton, and Matte Snow each won a pair of individual events and swam on a winning relay as the Sacred Heart girls swimming team beat visiting Valley Christian, 88-82, in a nonleague meet Thursday.

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Massialas takes a stab at first in national fencing

Stanford Olympian Alexander Massialas earned the lead in men's foil Thursday after three rounds of the National Collegiate Fencing Championships at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum.

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Everything in place for Stanford synchronized swimmers

Defending champion Stanford started strong Thursday on the first day of the U.S. Collegiate Synchronized Swimming Championships at Ohio State University.

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Cardinal women hope to mess with Texas in NCAA hoops

Expect No. 14 Texas to play better this time around. No. 6 Stanford will need to play a little better too. The teams meet Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Lexington.

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Shoults paces Stanford's day in NCAA men's swimming

Multiple first-team All-America honors and an all-around team effort propelled Stanford up to sixth place on Thursday at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

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Eastside prepares for third straight state hoops appearance

The Eastside Prep girls basketball team is making it a habit of playing for the state Division V championship. When the Panthers take on Rolling Hills Prep of San Pedro on Friday at 10 a.m. at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, it will be their third consecutive appearance in the state championship game.

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Prep report: Cleasby helps Paly run down a victory

Ryan Chang made sure an unearned run stood up as he pitched a three-hitter to keep Palo Alto undefeated in Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division baseball action. The Vikings edged visiting Saratoga, 1-0, in a classic pitching duel.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Cardinal women synchronizing routines to Columbus time

The Stanford synchronized swimming team begins defense of its U.S. Collegiate National title this week at the Ohio State University Aquatic Center in Columbus, Ohio. Competition begins Thursday.

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Cardinal corner: Stanford baseball opens Pac-12 season

Baseball is back. No. 17 Stanford returns from a 12-day break to take on Utah in its Pac-12 opener at Sunken Diamond this weekend. All three games can be seen on the Pac-12 Networks.

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Stanford men open NCAA swim meet with school mark

The No. 5 Stanford men's swimming and diving team set a program record in the 800-yard freestyle relay to open the NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships Wednesday night at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis.

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Cardinal corner: Stanford duo earns All-Pac-12 recognition

Stanford's Elizabeth Price and Rachel Daum earned All-Pac-12 women's gymnastics honors the conference announced Tuesday. Price earned first-team recognition on vault and bars, and second-team honors on floor. Daum claimed the first All-Pac-12 award of her career, being named to the second team in the all-around.

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Prep report: Menlo tennis tunes for big tourney with league win

The Menlo School boys' tennis team tuned up for its weekend trip to the prestigious All-American Invitational at Corona del Mar and the Costa Mesa Tennis Center in Southern California by beating visiting Harker, 7-0, in a WBAL league match on Tuesday.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Palo Alto's Sellier headed to USA All-American rugby event

Palo Alto High senior Marion Sellier has been selected to join the USA Rugby high school All-American Tropical 7s Tour in Orlando, Fla. the week of April 11.

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Menlo's Getzelman earns GSAC baseball weekly honor

There are many reasons why the seventh-ranked Menlo College baseball team is off to a 22-5 start (11-2 in GSAC play). One of those reasons has been the play of junior outfielder Jordan Getzelman, who was named Player of the Week in the Golden State Athletic Conference on Tuesday.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Prep report: Palo Alto goes on softball scoring spree

Mackenzie Glassford collected four hits and the Palo Alto softball team won its third straight Monday, beating host Castilleja, 18-1, in a rain-shortened nonleague game.

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The path to NCAA gymnastics finals go through Emerald City

The Stanford women's gymnastics team will compete at the NCAA Seattle Regional on Saturday, April 1, at 4 p.m., where it will pursue a bid to the NCAA Championships.

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McPhee airs it out for Stanford in NCAA hoops tournament

Brittany McPhee scored 21 points, Alanna Smith added 19 and the Cardinal women's basketball team downed host Kansas State, 69-48, on Monday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

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Lavorato leaving Sacred Heart Prep for TKA football job

Pete Lavorato, who built Sacred Heart Prep into a high school football power, is leaving SHP to take the head coaching job at The King's Academy. Lavorato cited TKA's proximity to his home in Saratoga as the primary reason for his decision.

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Local runners on the right track in weekend invitationals

Menlo-Atherton's Terrance Matthews-Murphy raced 11.23 to win the 100 meters at the St. Francis Invitational on Saturday. He nearly pulled off a double, placing second in the discus with a heave of 146-7.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Prep report: Gunn baseball tops Mills; M-A tops Paly lacrosse

Eli Tannenwald pitched five scoreless innings, Josh Radin collected two hits and drove in two runs and the Gunn baseball team beat visiting Mills, 9-2, in a nonleague game Saturday. Menlo-Atherton beat Palo Alto in girls lacrosse for the first time since 2009.

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Danielson makes successful track and field debut

In his collegiate debut and first track and field meet in three years, Trevor Danielson unleashed one of the top javelin throws in Stanford history at the Hornet Invitational at Sacramento State on Saturday.

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Stanford women place fifth at Pac-12 gymnastics final

Elizabeth Price tied for second on floor (9.925) and tied for fifth on vault (9.900) and Nicolette McNair tied for fourth on beam with a career-high 9.925 to help the Stanford women's gymnastics team record a season-best 196.625 and finish fifth at the Pac-12 Championships on Saturday afternoon.

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Wild basketball journey continues for Eastside Prep girls

Kayla Tahaafe, a 5-7 point guard, scored 29 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in leading Eastside past Priory, 66-58, and to Eastside's third consecutive trip to the girls' Division V state championship game.

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

NCAA swimming: Stanford's 19-year title drought is over

Stanford claimed its first women's swimming and diving national title since 1998 on Saturday. The Cardinal had 13 different All-Americans combine for 47 All-America honors, eight individual national championships and two relay titles during the four-day NCAA championship meet inside IUPUI Natatorium.

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A grand basketball season ends in overtime of title game

Palo Alto's boys' basketball season ended with a 65-61 loss to James Logan in the championship game of the Northern California Division I regionals, one game shy of playing for a state final. Regardless, the Vikings showed character in reaching as far as they did.

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Cardinal corner: Stanford women ace Arizona

The fourth-ranked Stanford women's tennis team won its seven straight, breezing past Arizona, 6-1, on Saturday afternoon at Taube Family Tennis Stadium in a Pac-12 match.

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Cardinal women survive NCAA first-round hoops game

Alanna Smith had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Karlie Samuelson hit five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points, and the No. 2 seed in the Lexington Region survived the Aggies' spirited upset bid for a 72-64 victory that earned the Cardinal a trip to the second round.

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Prep report: Palo Alto takes over first in SCVAL baseball

Jackson Hall and Nathan Willis each had a pair of hits and drove in a run, relief pitcher Jack Varner got out of a bases-loaded jam in the fifth and the Palo Alto baseball team remained unbeaten in SCVAL play, beating visiting Milpitas, 5-2, on Friday.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Eastin, Ledecky help keep Cardinal in NCAA swim lead

Sophomore Ella Eastin set an American record, and freshman Katie Ledecky won her second individual title to push top-ranked Stanford further into the lead at the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships inside IUPUI Natatorium on Friday night.

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Cardinal corner: Sun Devils are cooked in women's tennis

The fourth-ranked Stanford women's tennis team cruised past visiting Arizona State, 4-0, on Friday at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium, recording its sixth shutout of the season.

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Stanford's Fox works OT to reach All-American status

Redshirt sophomore Paul Fox has become Stanford wresting's 20th All-American as he beat yet another seeded wrestler Friday in an unlikely run during the NCAA wrestling championships at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Prep report: M-A tennis unbeaten in the PAL

Casey Morris outlasted Carlmont's Thomas Reznik, 7-5, 6-4, at No. 1 singles, leading the Menlo-Atherton boys tennis team to a 6-1 victory over host Carlmont in a PAL match Thursday.

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NCAA swimming: The short and long of winning freestyles

Junior Simone Manuel, in the 50 free, and freshman Katie Ledecky, in the 500 free, each earned national titles in record-setting fashion to lead top-ranked Stanford on Thursday night at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships inside IUPUI Natatorium.

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Palo Alto High to get a new athletic director in the fall

Assistant AD Therren Wilburn was named Palo Alto High's full-time athletic director Thursday, a job he will assume in the new school year. Current Athletic Director Kathi Bowers, who has overseen the construction of the Peery Center, Paly's newest athletic facility, will be returning to teaching.

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Stanford hosting the Pac-12 gymnastics championships

Stanford junior gymnast Elizabeth Price is a six-time All-American, an NCAA vault champion, Pac-12 Gymnnast of the Year, Pac-12 Specialist of the Year. Price and the Stanford women's gymnastics team will be performing at the Pac-12 championships, to be held at Maples Pavilion on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m.

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Palo Alto's Zhou has a 'Wow' moment in figure skating

Palo Alto's Vincent Zhou (USA) rose from fifth place to strike gold in Men's Free Skating at the International Skating Union's World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, on Thursday.

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Cardinal corner: Fox reaches NCAA wrestling quarterfinals

Stanford redshirt sophomore Paul Fox knocked off two seeded wrestlers Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Scottrade Center.

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Prep report: M-A lacrosse, PA softball win league openers

Jack Wolf scored both of his goals in the fourth quarter and the host Menlo-Atherton boys' lacrosse team opened Peninsula Athletic League play with a 7-4 decision over defending league champion Sacred Heart Prep on Wednesday night.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Chang, Hall help keep Paly unbeaten in SCVAL baseball

Ryan Chang was one out away from a complete game in Palo Alto's SCVAL De Anza Division game Wednesday at Milpitas. He needed help to finish, though. Enter Niko Lillios and the Vikings' 3-1 win was secure.

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Cardinal women swim away with American record at NCAAs

Top-ranked Stanford got off to a record-setting start at the 2017 NCAA women's Swimming and Diving Championships on Wednesday. The Cardinal set the NCAA and American records in the 800-yard freestyle inside the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis.

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Cardinal women look to end NCAA swimming title drought

The top-ranked Stanford women's swimming and diving team sends 14 swimmers and two divers to the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, which goes through Saturday.

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Cardinal corner: Stanford's Modi MPSF Player of the Week

Stanford gymnast Akash Modi was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Gymnast of the Week, adding his fourth all-around title of the year in a tri-meet against No. 11 Michigan and No. 3 Illinois and his fourth on parallel bars as well as his third title in pommel horse on the year.

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Prep report: Siaba, Bolarinwa lead Palo Alto in track and field

Palo Alto senior Titilola Bolarinwa was a double winner, taking the girls' 200 (26.31) and 400 (59.13) and the Vikings topped host Lynbrook, 66-61, in a league track and field meet Tuesday. Michel-Ange Siaba and Kent Slaney were double winners on the boys' side as Palo Alto turned in a 68-59 victory.

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NorCal basketball: Palo Alto makes another statement in D-1

Tuesday's NorCal basketball action brought pure delight as well as heartbreak, smiling faces, and mournful tears. Rallies, excitement, groans, and gut-wrenching moments filled gymnasiums from Stockton to Alameda, Los Altos Hills to East Palo Alto and Portola Valley. Not everyone can win but everyone can be a winner.

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Pinewood rallies but runs out of time in NorCal hoops game

Pinewood made its run, but a little too late. The Panthers waged a furious comeback in the fourth quarter and finished the game on a 13-2 run -- only to fall short asCardinal Newman held on for a 59-57 victory.

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Stanford's Brodey wins second straight weekly Pac-12 honor

Stanford junior Quinn Brodey earned his second straight Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week honor from the conference office on Tuesday. He's the first player to win the award in back-to-back weeks since Washington State's Brian Wolfe in 2014.

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NorCal tournament: Basketball flows through their veins

When Peter Diepenbrock began his high school basketball playing career on the Burlingame frosh-soph team in 1978, his coach was a recent Burlingame graduate, a 24-year-old by the name of Doc Scheppler.

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2016-17 Girls All-League Basketball Teams

All-Peninsula League South Division
Most Valuable Player: Greer Hoyem, Menlo-Atherton
First Team
Greer Hoyem, Menlo-Atherton; Aubrie Businger, Mills; Alexa Bayangos, Carlmont; Alyssa Cho, San Mateo; Carly McLanahan, Menlo-Atherton; Caelynn Hwang, Hillsdale

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Cardinal corner: Wilczynski earns Pac-12 tennis honor

Cardinal junior David Wilczynski has been named the Pac-12 Men's Tennis Player of the Week after his flawless week in singles against three ranked teams, the conference announced Monday afternoon.

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Stanford women have a feeling they're in Kansas for NCAA

The Stanford women's basketball team starts its journey to Dallas almost exactly 503 miles north, in Manhattan, KS. Making its 30th consecutive NCAA tournament appearance, the Cardinal (28-5) received a No. 2 seed when the NCAA women's basketball selection committee announced the field Monday.

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2016-17 Boys All-League Basketball Teams

All-Peninsula League South Division
Most Valuable Player: Eric Norton, Menlo-Atherton
First Team
Eric Norton, Menlo-Atherton; NaJai LeBlanc, Sequoia; Ziggy Lauese, Sequoia; Brandon Matsuno, Mills; Gabe DeVitis, Woodside; Isaiah Cozzolino, Hillsdale; Marquez Mozeke, Capuchino.

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Cardinal corner: Stanford women a hit at ASU tournament

The Stanford women's water polo team recorded a season-high 12 different goal scorers and the No. 2 Cardinal wrapped up its nonconference schedule with a 19-1 victory over No. 23 Marist at the ASU Invitational on Sunday.

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Unlikely basket prompts Palo Alto's D-1 basketball victory

Palo Alto keeps finding new ways to win basketball games and Saturday night's 83-80 victory over top-seeded host Dublin in the second round of the NorCal Division I boys tournament is another example.

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The WBAL is well represented in NorCal girls hoops tourney

The four West Bay Athletic League girls teams that started the NorCal tournament in three divisions are all still playing. In addition to Pinewood in the Open Division, Sacred Heart Prep in Division IV and both Eastside College Prep and Priory in Division V will be playing in Tuesday's regional semifinal round.

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Prep report: M-A, SHP, Gunn compete in 'friendly' swim meet

The combination of defending Central Coast Section champion Izzi Henig and Haley Arrington was too much to overcome as Menlo-Atherton won a girls' swimming friendly tri-meet at Sacred Heart Prep on Saturday.

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