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Gunn grad Watt is looking for her next challenge

The more you learn about Amy Watt the more you realize how little she has allowed her disability to define her. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 873 Views


Stanford women trim the Huskies in Pac-12 volleyball

Freshman Kathryn Plummer recorded a season-high 18 kills and the ninth-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team earned its...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Sep 29, 2016 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1200 Views


Football officials should also be held accountable for player safety

College football officials, including replay officials, must be held accountable for failure to protect players from concussions...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Players are the ones, on Sep 27, 2016 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 916 Views


Arcega-Whiteside was ready for his turn in the spotlight

==BI Cardinal football == Stanford football coach David Shaw often talks about the "next man up" culture of his program....

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by John Maurer, on Sep 26, 2016 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1482 Views


Defense holds until offense rallies for comeback victory

After failing to find the end zone in the first 59:30, No. 7 Stanford football struck for two touchdowns over the final 24...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by john, on Sep 25, 2016 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1022 Views


Fencing across the ocean has its good points

Senior fencer John Stayner was joined by Stanford sophomores Sajan Patel, Nick Campbell-Kruger, Ty Hunter, Valerie Garcia...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by D. T. Rumpp, on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 762 Views


Riekes Center staffer Holloway returns as golden girl

There's another gold medal coming to Menlo Park soon. It will happen when Riekes Center staffer Katie Holloway returns to...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2016
Last comment by VB Fan, on Sep 21, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 718 Views


Gators produce best offensive football game, but still lose

Alex Harper scored twice and Garrett Gavello also scored but Sacred Heart Prep lost, 32-22, to visiting McClymonds in a nonleague...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Truth Seeker, on Sep 19, 2016 at 7:22 pm | 2 comments | 724 Views


Menlo-Atherton girls win seventh straight volleyball match

==BI The prep report == The Menlo-Atherton girls volleyball team survived a grueling nonleague schedule and then survived...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by RickEymer, on Sep 19, 2016 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 909 Views


Bears make a stand in 35-28 football victory over Los Gatos

Menlo-Atherton made enough mistakes to turn a full head of a young coaches' hair gray in seconds. The Bears also did a lot...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Regina Riviello, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 971 Views


Gunn grad Watt a finalist at the Rio Paralympic Games

Gunn grad Amy Watt finished sixth in the women's 400 meters at the Rio Paralympics on Wednesday. It was her third event at...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Gwen, on Sep 16, 2016 at 12:56 pm | 4 comments | 825 Views


Plenty of games ahead for local boys water polo teams

==BI Roche Invitational == Palo Alto and Gunn opened SCVAL De Anza Division boys water polo play successfully this past...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by WoPoFan, on Sep 9, 2016 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views


Course record set in first cross country race of the year

Palo Alto senior Kent Slaney set a Bol Park course record, racing 10:13, at the annual Palo Alto-Gunn Alumni meet Wednesday....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2016
Last comment by running fan, on Sep 4, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 744 Views


Menlo School boys pass big water polo test over weekend

==BI Prep roundup == Menlo School boys water polo coach Jack Bowen enjoys a challenging nonleague schedule. This year he...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2016
Last comment by Phillip, on Sep 4, 2016 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 1766 Views


McNealy: Why he came back for his senior golf season

==BI In his own words == I truly believe that Stanford is the best place to improve my game and receive a world-class education....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Shaun Swartz, on Sep 1, 2016 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 1407 Views


A career in sports journalism in the rearview mirror

Keith Peters says goodbye after 49 years of sports reporting on the Peninsula. Read the full column here

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Cubberley HS '64, on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 11 comments | 3675 Views


Stanford football to bid adieu to special staff member

Robert Mitchell will be attending his final game on the Stanford sideline. Mitchell has been a fixture around the football...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Kern, on Aug 30, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 2553 Views


SH Prep girls beat Menlo, place ninth at SpikeFest I

The Sacred Heart Prep girls volleyball team won the Bronze Division championship at the Milpitas/Independence Spikefest I...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Vball fan, on Aug 30, 2016 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 946 Views


Palo Alto high schools tell board: Restore athletics funding

Students, parents and high-school athletics department staff made the case at Tuesday's school board meeting that sports...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Duck, on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 25 comments | 3580 Views


Stanford's Burns gets the starting nod at quarterback

Senior Ryan Burns will be Stanford's starting quarterback in the season-opening contest against Kansas State. Director of...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by I'm just sayin, on Aug 25, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 1 comment | 1672 Views
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