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M-A freshman comes up big in CCS soccer victory over Paly

Goalkeeper Charlie McKay's varsity high school career is five games old and he played like a four-year veteran in helping...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Jack West, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 957 Views

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Kehillah Jewish makes the most of its first CCS appearance

==BI CCS Division V == Kehillah Jewish rode the energy of senior guard Yuval Luria and the dynamic scoring duo of Manor...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by yeah, on Feb 24, 2017 at 5:35 am | 1 comment | 1606 Views

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Encouraging words about teamwork that rang true

The honorable U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) remembers, with great admiration, his high school basketball coach at Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 19, 2017 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 784 Views

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A confidence booster par excellence

Nearly 50 years ago this week, my Paly High basketball team won an unforgettably taut South Peninsula Athletic League title...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2017
Last comment by Rebecca, on Feb 18, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 315 Views

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Worth a Look: Music, Arts & BBQ Festival and more

This week, head down to Redwood City's Music, Arts & BBQ Festival; catch "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" at Los Altos Stage Co....

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1883 Views

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Palo Alto clinches boys hoops title, M-A is closing in

Prep report Palo Alto clinched the regular-season boys basketball title of the SCVAL De Anza Division, beating host Cupertino,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2017
Last comment by guest201, on Feb 12, 2017 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 1446 Views

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His influence continues to be felt

Since the Central Coast Section began handing out team titles in boys tennis beginning in 1972, three schools have dominated...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Jim Webster, on Feb 7, 2017 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 244 Views

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Several wrestlers still in contention for a title at CCS

==BI Girls wrestling == Palo Alto's Masaka Perez and Sara Aguilar both reached the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2017
Last comment by congrats, on Feb 4, 2017 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 790 Views

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Mims heads all-star cast of M-A senior class on signing day

==BI Signing Day roundup == Once Jeff Tedford got involved, Jordan Mims' decision became easy. The Menlo-Atherton senior...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by Tasmanian Girl, on Feb 2, 2017 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 2219 Views

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New women's volleyball coach is familiar with Stanford

Kevin Hambly, who replaces John Dunning as Stanford's women's volleyball coach, has become familiar with the Cardinal program...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by TLM, on Feb 1, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 2003 Views

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Stanford swimmers set for final home meets this weekend

Depending upon which poll you are citing, the Stanford women's swimming and diving team ranks first or second in the nation....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1109 Views

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Motivation key to Palo Alto's SCVAL win over Los Gatos

==BI Prep basketball == The Palo Alto girls basketball team was not lacking in motivation for Wednesday night's game at...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1283 Views

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SHP's Martinelli earns CCS Honor Coach award in hoops

Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball coach Tony Martinelli earned Central Coast Section Honor Coach accolades, the CCS office...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 754 Views

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Gators, Bears win; Vikings fit to be tied in girls soccer action

==BI Prep report == Lauren von Thaden scored midway through the second half and the Sacred Heart Prep girls beat host Menlo,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Eric , on Jan 20, 2017 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 1094 Views

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Menlo-Atherton RB Mims commits to Fresno State

==BI Football == Menlo-Atherton senior Jordan Mims, who led the Bears to the state championship football game in Division...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by MA ALUM, on Jan 18, 2017 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 991 Views

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Menlo-Atherton a 56-47 winner heading into league play

==BI Prep report == It’s always a big event for Menlo-Atherton coach Mike Molieri when he goes up against Half Moon Bay...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Chester Wong, on Jan 10, 2017 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 1942 Views

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Nueva's win over Kehillah Jewish tells a different story

==BI Prep basketball == Junior guard Ben Winer scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds but the Kehillah Jewish boys basketball...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by raymond copstein, on Jan 10, 2017 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1267 Views

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Paly, Spartans to duel in SCVAL girls soccer showdown

Something will have to give when the Palo Alto girls soccer team travels to Mountain View for an important early SCVAL De...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by Big Schu, on Jan 9, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1511 Views

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Stanford's Ajanaku earns volleyball's Honda Sports Award

==BI Cardinal corner == Fifth-year senior Inky Ajanaku was named the Honda Sports Award winner for volleyball by the Collegiate...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Volleyball Fan, on Jan 6, 2017 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 1033 Views

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2016 all-league football teams

==B ALL-PAL BAY DIVISION== ==B Offensive Player of the Year: ==Aajon Johnson (Menlo-Atherton) ==B Defensive Player of...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by old school SCVAL, on Jan 4, 2017 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 1787 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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