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Palo Alto Knights set for round 2 of AYF playoffs

The American Youth Football playoffs move into the second round this weekend with the Palo Alto Knights's Jr. Pee Wee team...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by HJ Huckman, on Dec 6, 2009 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 4276 Views

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Prep football teams still in the running for playoff berths

This we know for sure: The Sacred Heart Prep football team has qualified for the Central Coast Section playoffs for a second...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by JC, on Nov 7, 2009 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 2264 Views

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O'Hara gives Stanford a perfect finish

Senior Kelley O'Hara provided a perfect finish to a perfect regular-season, scoring three goals as the Stanford women's soccer...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by a Midtowner Stanford women's soccer fan, on Nov 9, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 3061 Views

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Overtime loss sinks Stanford men's water polo

Top-ranked USC topped third-ranked Stanford, 13-12, in overtime Saturday in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men's water...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Nov 21, 2009 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 2296 Views

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Paly, Bells renew long-dormant football rivalry

When asked about his team's opponent for the opening round of the Central Coast Section football playoffs, Palo Alto coach...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by WatchOut, on Nov 19, 2009 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 2274 Views

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Bells run over Paly in CCS football opener, 34-6

Palo Alto head coach Earl Hansen knew Bellarmine would run the ball when his Vikings took on the Bells in the first round...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Nov 21, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 2341 Views

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Stanford football hopes it'll be its Luck, not the Irish's

The Big Game loss took a little longer to shake but when it came time to begin preparations for Notre Dame, the Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sandy Bear, on Nov 28, 2009 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 2560 Views

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Stanford's Gerhart named to AFCA All-American team

The first of what could be many postseason honors has arrived for Stanford senior running back Toby Gerhart. Gerhart, who...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jimbo, on Dec 5, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 2531 Views

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Pritchard returns to a familiar position as Stanford's starting quarterback

Tavita Pritchard received a little more advance notice about his return as the Stanford starting quarterback, as opposed...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Dec 18, 2009 at 4:51 am | 3 comments | 2336 Views

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Paly tunes up for big week with a big hoops win

With plenty at stake in next week, the Palo Alto boys' basketball team perhaps reached a crossroad on Wednesday as it trailed...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by joshua gould, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 2259 Views

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Paly boys move closer to clinching hoops title

Getting a big night from senior Kevin Brown and a big hand from Homestead, the Palo Alto boys' basketball team moved closer...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Feb 12, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 2366 Views

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Eackles and Harvey share MVP honor in the WBAL

Girls' all-league hoops Pinewood junior Hailie Eackles and Eastside Prep junior Ahjalee Harvey, two of the most dynamic...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by A. Maggioncalda, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 3733 Views

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Title dreams end with another nightmare finish

Second-ranked Stanford was no match for top-ranked Connecticut, which pulled away in the second half to claim it second straight...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Apr 7, 2010 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 2270 Views

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Stanford women vow to return to the national stage with another title contender

The faithful waited for the Stanford women's basketball team on Wednesday, just like they had waited the night before. Both...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 8, 2010 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 2408 Views

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Paly boys shock Menlo to reach lacrosse title match

It will be a tripleheader of lacrosse championships matches on Saturday at Palo Alto High. Appropriately enough, the host...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 18, 2010 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2652 Views

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Palo Alto begins quest for its first-ever CCS baseball title

The second season gets under way for the Palo Alto baseball team this week as it pursues something never before achieved...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Editor, on May 17, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 2276 Views

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Paly boys complete sweep of lacrosse crowns

In another memorable overtime victory, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team capped its outstanding inaugural season Saturday...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Congrats Paly, on May 17, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 3 comments | 2405 Views

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Castilleja's Albanese finally gets a CCS playoff victory

==BI CCS softball== Castilleja senior softball pitcher Sammy Albanese has accomplished much in her successful career,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on May 24, 2010 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 2197 Views

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Swim Olympians head to annual Santa Clara International

More than 10 U.S. Olympians, including Olympic gold medalists Natalie Coughlin and Ryan Lochte plus recent Stanford graduates...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 2465 Views

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Local lacrosse players helping NorCal boys' team in Maryland

A handful of local players are keeping busy this week at the adidas National Lacrosse Classic in Maryland while representing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joel Franklin, on Jul 10, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 2728 Views
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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.

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