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It was a unique year of success for local high school teams

The year starts the same for everyone. It's a clean slate. Previous seasons don't count, nor do past victories or defeats....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Missed some, on Jun 25, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 1811 Views

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B&B Builders constructs a winning formula in city tourney

It may seem surprising that B&B Builders is the lone unbeaten team left in the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15U City Tournament. After...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2155 Views

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Sharapova already knows her opening match for Bank of the West

The entire field for the 2010 Bank of the West Classic has yet to be filled, but key players already are finding out when...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bob and Louise, on Jul 6, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 2023 Views

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Castilleja's Minnis takes polo jobs at Harvard

Ted Minnis wanted so much to win a Central Coast Section water polo title with his Castilleja team. He looked forward to...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 2059 Views

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Palo Alto 14s finish Strong, force extra game

==BI Babe Ruth All-Stars== The Palo Alto 14-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars staved off elimination in the District 6 tournament,...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Member, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 2336 Views

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Smit, Smith among the top three at L.A. Grand Prix swim meet

Stanford product and Olympian Julia Smit finished third in the women's 200 individual medley Saturday at the Los Angeles...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by John, on Jul 12, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2008 Views

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Olympian Villa is Castilleja's new water polo coach

It was only two weeks ago that members of the Castilleja water polo team were in tears after hearing the shocking news that...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Darwin, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:50 am | 1 comment | 2295 Views

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Barte gets a taste of the WTA Tour lifestyle

Stanford senior Hilary Barte discovered a whole new world this summer playing several tour events, including the $700,000...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by pov, on Jul 27, 2010 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 2160 Views

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Howe makes a splash for PASA swim team

Ally Howe has yet to swim a stroke for her new high school team at Sacred Heart Prep, but the 14-year-old already has made...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Nan, on Jul 28, 2010 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 2423 Views

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Stanford men gain another basketball victory

The NCAA added to self-imposed sanctions by Arizona's men's basketball program on Thursday, vacating 19 wins from the 2007-08...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Arizona sucks, on Jul 29, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 2441 Views

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Toby Gerhart signs with the NFL's Minnesota Vikings

While his former Stanford football teammates are gearing up for their first day of fall practice on August 9, Toby Gerhart...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Old Sports Fan, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1962 Views

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Let her celebration begin: Azarenka wins Bank of the West title at Stanford

A day after her 21st birthday, Victoria Azarenka became the latest Bank of the West Classic champion. She beat Maria Sharapova,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Member, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2127 Views

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Local track and field athletes wrap up efforts at national Junior Olympics

The East Palo Alto Greyhounds' Midget Girls' 400 relay team had the best finish of any local competitors at the USATF National...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ebonni Stuart, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 2003 Views

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Palo Alto Oaks headed to the World Series

Steve Espinoza wanted to make a special phone call on Sunday evening to Alice Makjavich, widow of former Palo Alto Oaks'...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1885 Views

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Palo Alto Oaks advance to championship game

Bryan Beres smacked a grand slam and drove in six runs to power the Palo Alto Oaks to a 10-0 baseball victory over the Pasadena...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1925 Views

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Two Stanford women on hoops watch list

Stanford junior Nnemkadi Ogwumike and senior Kayla Pedersen have always been women's basketball players to be watched. The...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Dolly Adams, on Aug 5, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views

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Former PASA teammates dual head-to-head at the USA Swimming Championships

There was a distinct Palo Alto feel to the women's 400 free relay Wednesday at the ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by College Grad, on Aug 5, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 2126 Views

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A big save leads to a big PA soccer club victory

The Palo Alto 93B Blue Panthers men's U19 soccer team needed a big stop from goalie Cameron McElfresh just to get into the...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Yotes, on Aug 10, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2121 Views

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Oaks' run in World Series ends with loss to defending champion

The Palo Alto Oaks had their stay in Houston shortened by a day or so after dropping a 5-0 decision to defending Stan Musial...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by oaksfan, on Aug 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2044 Views

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La Tourette earns silver medal at Pan Pacific Champinships

Cardinal corner Stanford junior Chad La Tourette earned a silver medal in the 1,500 free at the Pan Pacific Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Peter La Tourette, on Aug 19, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2149 Views
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