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Palo Alto's Tosky making a splash at Santa Clara meet

Palo Alto sophomore Jasmine Tosky is getting her feet wet, in a manner of speaking, at the Santa Clara International Grand...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 16, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2916 Views

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Sharapova sharp in Bank of West victory

Over the span of one hour, 62nd-ranked Maria Sharapova reaffirmed herself as one of the top players in beating 10th-ranked...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Huh?, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2404 Views

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Palo Alto 15s made their own all-star memories

For most of the Palo Alto 15-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars, it won't be the same as they move on to different programs and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by A baseball fan, on Aug 15, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 3 comments | 2359 Views

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Let the college football season begin

The kid gloves are about to come off as the Stanford football team looks for a quick start to its season full of promise...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 2414 Views

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No losing streak for Palo Alto football

The one thing that can be said about the Palo Alto football team is that head coach Earl Hansen most often finds a way to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Paly Alum '82, on Sep 29, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 3 comments | 2480 Views

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Palo Alto loses its starting QB to a cracked collarbone

The most difficult portion of Palo Alto's football season is just about to begin with four tough contests in the final five...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 14, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 2249 Views

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Cardinal women hoops tabbed Pac-10 favorite

The Stanford women's basketball team was voted the conference favorite in a poll of Pac-10 coaches it was announced Thursday....

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by BigFanAgain-OOPS!, on Oct 24, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 2263 Views

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Green suspended from Stanford men's basketball team

The Stanford men's basketball season has yet to get started in earnest and it's already turning sour. A week after it was...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Juan Pardell, on Oct 29, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2425 Views

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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 | 4300 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 | 2284 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 | 3083 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 | 2311 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 | 2295 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 | 2360 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 | 2589 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 | 2545 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 | 2356 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 | 2278 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 | 2384 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 | 3763 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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