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Palo Alto 15-year-olds take it to the limit before falling in Pacific Southwest Regional final

For a few precious moments, Drake Swezey and his Palo Alto 15-year-old Babe Ruth teammates could dream of a return trip to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by another baseball fan, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 2330 Views

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Riding, roping and rodeo-ing

It's a hot Saturday afternoon at Ravenswood Ranch in East Palo Alto. Out on Weeks Street, which bounds ranch's west side,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by sarah, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2904 Views

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Menlo boys hold off M-A in crucial PAL water polo match

The Menlo boys' water polo team rallied from a goal down with 4:40 left to play and pulled out an exciting 8-7 victory over...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Atta, on Oct 16, 2009 at 5:23 am | 2 comments | 2224 Views

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M-A girls defend PAL regular-season polo title

It was Senior Day for the Menlo-Atherton girls' water polo team on Monday. That in itself was plenty of motivation to win....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Oct 28, 2009 at 5:21 am | 2 comments | 2264 Views

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A lot on the line for Palo Alto-Los Gatos football showdown

Palo Alto has a history with Los Gatos when it comes to football and, for the Vikings, it's not a very good one. In the teams'...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Response to Junior, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 2573 Views

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Paly girls take volleyball title with 25th straight win

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball kept its remarkable winning streak alive and added to another streak by winning its fourth...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Oct 30, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2807 Views

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Luck's passing efficiency is well above average for Stanford

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh has been talking about Andrew Luck's "efficiency" in running the team in positive terms...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Kevin Crispie, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 2461 Views

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Paly girls' volleyball looks for high seed for CCS playoffs

The numbers have been downright staggering for the Palo Alto girls' volleyball team this season. The Vikings rode a 30-match...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Vikes, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 2404 Views

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Stanford soccer hosts NCAA first two rounds

Senior forward Kelley O'Hara was busy studying for a Physics midterm to keep herself occupied while waiting for the NCAA...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Soccer fan, on Nov 11, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2363 Views

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Saturday's Big Game will be aired live at the United States Embassy in Toyko

Prison tennis, The Fall League and more Big Game parties are not confined to the Bay Area, California, or even the United...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 2405 Views

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Paly, SHP and Castilleja advance in NorCals

The first big step has been taken by three local teams in the CIF Northern California girls' volleyball playoffs as Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Viking Fan, on Nov 25, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 2155 Views

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Klineman helps Stanford climb back from the brink of defeat

Stanford rallied to beat the Bears, 23-25, 18-25, 25-23, 25-20, 15-4, in a grueling 2:30 match that defined description....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by tnp101, on Nov 28, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments | 1965 Views

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Menlo eyes football revenge and CCS title

It has been nearly three months since the Menlo School football team suffered its first, and worst, loss of the season. That...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by menlo fan, on Dec 5, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 2545 Views

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Stanford drops volleyball regional semifinal

The fourth-seeded and fourth-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team fell behind in every set en route to a 25-18, 23-25,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by VB fan, on Dec 12, 2009 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2534 Views

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Toby

Toby Gerhart finishes second to Mark Ingram in the closest ever Heisman vote. Both were deserving of the award, but you...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Dec 14, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 2196 Views

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No. 2 Stanford women all set for No. 1 UConn

Tara VanDerveer decided to put things into perspective after the Stanford women's basketball team put together one of its...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Online, on Dec 21, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 2300 Views

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Oklahoma takes home Sun Bowl Trophy with win over Stanford

In the final analysis, give Tavita Pritchard credit for his courage and give Toby Gerhart credit for his tremendous ability...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 1, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 2289 Views

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Menlo girls grab important WBAL soccer win

After suffering a tough loss earlier in the week to first-place Sacred Heart Prep, the Menlo girls' soccer team knew it had...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Casti Team, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 2444 Views

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Paly, SHP boys take over first in their leagues

The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep boys' basketball teams had a golden opportunity on Friday night. Both had a chance to...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Paly, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 2097 Views

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Big week for Lin includes a spread in Sports Illustrated

It was a big week for Palo Alto High grad Jeremy Lin, starting with a four-page spread (and a full-page photo of him) on...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Go Jeremy!, on Feb 2, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 868 Views
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