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2016 Girls' all-league water polo teams

==B ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION == ==B Most Valuable Player: ==Julia Santos, Jr, Los Altos ==B Most Valuable Goalie: ==Zoe...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Water Polo Fan, on Dec 8, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 721 Views


McCaffrey explains his decision to turn professional

==BI In his own words == I love Stanford more than anything. It will be extremely hard to leave. I feel humbled and inspired...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Dec 7, 2016 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 1619 Views


Palo Alto scores early, hangs on to beat Menlo-Atherton

Junior Neil Verwillow scored early in the first half and then had to leave the game late in the first half with an apparent...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Neil's dad, on Dec 7, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 822 Views


Gunn grad McElfresh named men's soccer All-American

Gunn grad Cameron McElfresh was one of two UC San Diego men's soccer players named as Division II Conference Commissioners...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Kevin Regalado, on Dec 1, 2016 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 639 Views


McCaffrey gives Stanford football fans a kind of a rush

The biggest mystery of Stanford's 41-17 nonconference football victory over Rice on Saturday night was guessing what kind...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by John, on Nov 28, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 5 comments | 2294 Views


Bears start planning their return trip to the state championship

The Menlo-Atherton girls' volleyball team won its second consecutive Northern California Division I championship Saturday...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2016
Last comment by M-A VB Parent, on Nov 27, 2016 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1074 Views


Gunn boys basketball looks to retool, Palo Alto on the rise

When Gunn hired coach Brandynn Williams, the Titans' basketball team had just come off a horrific season, going 4-19 overall...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Soup, on Nov 25, 2016 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 987 Views



==BI All-CCS Division I, II Girls' Water Polo Awards == ==B Division II co-Players of the Year: ==Maddy Johnston* SHP 12...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by JJ Sullivan , on Nov 23, 2016 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views


Cardinal women take best shot in OT soccer loss to Broncos

The second-ranked Stanford women's soccer team never found a clear path to the back of the net -- Melissa Lowder was always...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by SoccerFan, on Nov 22, 2016 at 9:44 am | 3 comments | 643 Views


The Big Game feels different from any other on schedule

Keller Chryst is Stanford's starting quarterback and will lead the Cardinal (7-3, 5-3 Pac-12) into his first Big Game as...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by No thanks, on Nov 19, 2016 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1083 Views


Cardinal men open home basketball schedule with a victory

Reid Travis scored 19 points, Marcus Sheffield added 17 and the Stanford men's basketball team beat visiting CSUN, 96-69,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by bb, on Nov 15, 2016 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 779 Views


Gators take control late to nab 10th straight title

==BI Girls water polo == The Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo team made it 10 Central Coast Section Division II championships...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2016
Last comment by WP fan Doug, on Nov 14, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 5 comments | 1155 Views


Palo Alto girls looking for something special in CCS

All year long, Palo Alto girls volleyball coach Jekera Wilson knew this team was special and the Vikings have not let her...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by ysk, on Nov 10, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 958 Views


Menlo, SHP to meet for boys Division II water polo title

Their rosters turn over every year and there are always new faces and old friends. When it comes down to it, though, the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Stats, on Nov 9, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 876 Views


Menlo-Atherton is No. 1 seed in Division I football playoffs

Menlo-Atherton not only made the Central Coast Section Open Division I playoffs but received the No. 1 seed Sunday at the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by scotty, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 2831 Views


Stanford football team is getting better, says coach Shaw

The Stanford football team used its 1-2 punch of Christian McCaffrey and Conrad Ukropina to subdue Oregon State, 26-15, at...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by student, on Nov 7, 2016 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 2220 Views


Cardinal women beat Cal, claim another Pac-12 soccer title

The No. 3 Stanford women's soccer team defeated No. 21 California, 4-1, Friday afternoon to claim its 11th Pac-12 title,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 6, 2016 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 875 Views


The Vikings do all the little things that add up to a big victory

Prep football Paul Jackson III rushed for 217 yards on 26 carries and scored three times in Palo Alto's 36-29 SCVAL victory...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Alexis, on Nov 5, 2016 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1531 Views


Vikings face a simple choice on Friday night: win or else

==BI Prep football preview == Win and go to the playoffs. Lose and check in your equipment because the season's over. That's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Wrong Info, on Nov 4, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1991 Views


Palo Alto advances to NorCals; Yu wins individual title in playoff

==BI CCS girls golf == Stephanie Yu and her Palo Alto golfing teammates kept their coach Doyle Knight in the dark as they...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Bruce, on Nov 3, 2016 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 948 Views
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 23 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away more than $4 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. When you make a donation, every dollar is automatically doubled, and 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.